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Dragon Age II
Strategy Guide

Author(s): Greg Boccia
Editor(s): Greg Boccia, Claire Farnworth
First Published: 24-07-2014 / 00:00 GMT
Last Updated: 21-05-2020 / 18:24 GMT
Version: 1.0 (????) 03-06-2020 / 12:37 GMT

Dragon Age II Guide

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Act I

A New Home?

Deep Mushroom Mask of the Imperium
Dragon's Fang Mont de Grace Strand
Elfroot Potion Recipe Pewter Pendant of Wolves Howling at the Moon
Eustice's Pummel Spider's Silk Gland
Formula: Debilitating Potion Spindleweed
Gallows Slave Finger-cuffs Vault Key
Helm of Victory
Imperial Bloodhelm
Arcane Horror Mercenary
Corpse Mercenary Archer
Corrupted Spider Poisonous Spider
Coterie Assassin Raider
Coterie Rogue Revenant
Coterie Thug Skeleton Archer
Dragon Slave Assassin
Dragonling Slave Guard
Giant Spider Street Thug
Looter Thug
Mature Dragon Venomous Spider
Codex Entries
C: Arcane Horror L: History of Kirkwall: Chapter 1
C: Corpse L: History of Kirkwall: Chapter 2
C: Dragon L: History of Kirkwall: Chapter 4
C: Revenant L: The Amell Family
C: Giant Spider L: History of the Circle
P: Tevinter Imperium L: The City of Elves
P: Kirkwall - Darktown L: Alienage Culture
P: The Bone Pit L: Spindleweed
P: Nevarra L: Deep Mushroom
L: The Cardinal Rules of Magic L: The Carta
Available Side-Quest
Birthright Get Back to Work
Portrait of the Past Loose Ends
The Bone Pit Magistrate's Orders

As you enter Lowtown be sure to check out the wares of the various shops. To your immediate south is Lady Elegant who will provide you with the Elfroot Potion Recipe. This will also unlock an achievement/trophy.

Trophy icon


Acquired your first crafting recipe.


Within eyesight is the Elven Vintner to whom you can give the Bottled Scar 5:34 Exalted to finish the quest. Head around the bend to a barrel then north past the shops to a crate . Nearby is the entrance to Lirene's Ferelden Imports, enter the building and check the second room for a crate . Leave the building and head to the Old City Slums in the north to find another crate .

Check out the merchants here:

Apparel Shop:

Item Price
Apostate's Robes 2g 38s 00c
Backpack 53s 90c
Inscribed Leather Harness 1g 82s 60c


Item Price
Notched Sword 1g 63s 53c
Thrice-bound 2g 65s 40c
Cracked Bow 2g 52s 80c

Trinket's Emporium

Item Price
Amulet of Influence 1g 33s 44c
Guild Ring 1g 50s 48c
Ring of Minor Cantrips 41s 20c
Rune of Fire Warding 40s 80c

Lirene's Fereldan Imports

Item Price
Tarnished Dagger 1g 79s 03c
Hunter's Boots 2g 10s 70c
Design: Rune of Frost 21s 31c

Armor Stand

Item Price
Kirkwall Shield 1g 68s 27c
Kirkwall Squire's Jerkin 1g 90s 40c
Henchman Cowl 1g 72s 79c
Underpadding - Guardsman Pattern 1g 82s 60c
Head up the steps nearby to enter Gamlen's House. This completes the quest **'A New Home?'** and starts **'Birthright'** .

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Electronic Arts
  • Platforms
    PC, PS3, 360
  • Genre
    Action Role-playing
  • Guide Release
    24 July 2014
  • Last Updated
    21 May 2020
  • Guide Author
    Greg Boccia

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