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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 / 12:56 GMT

Dragon Age II Guide

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Act II

Cave Crawling, Cavern of Dead and Pick Up Pickaxes (Optional)

Cave Crawling Head on over to The Bone Pit and grab the deathroot then follow the path to Jansen who starts the quest 'Cave Crawling' . Search the chest - complex , crate , and bag of bones for a Petrified Human Finger . If you were nice to Sabin you can find Sabin's Stash south of the bag. Further east you can find two barrels and north from there a crate and some glitterdust . Make your way to the Bone Pit Mines, but don't miss the sack just outside the entrance.

Head south up the steps to some corrupted lyrium and a crate. Head back down and defeat the Queen Spider and her minions then loot the pile of bones . Go back to Jansen to finish the quest.

Enter the cave and destroy all of the spiders inside to finish the quest.

Cavern of Dead Leave The Bone Pit then return to find Jansen in trouble again and start the quest 'Cavern of Dead' . Enter the Bone Pit Mines from the northeast and move east. Disarm the trap - standard immediately after the door and defeat the swarm of undead. Backtrack and go north this time doing the same thing, then proceed to the middle area. Here you must fight a Revenant and Arcane Horror, take out the Horror first then the Revenant. Loot the two chests and the chest - complex for Helm of the Emerald Knights and Persuasion .

Return to The Bone Pit and talk with Jansen to finish the quest.

Enter the cave and destroy all of the enemies inside to finish the quest.

Pick Up Pickaxes Leave The Bone Pit and return again to Jansen to gain the quest 'Pick Up Pickaxes' . Head to Lowtown and find Smith at the southern end near the Armor Merchant. Regardless of how you go about this, you will fork over 15 sovereign to complete the quest. Since you are in Lowtown go south and find some spindleweed then check the shops for quite a few companion armor upgrades.

Armor Merchant

Item Price
Chestguard of the Scoundrel 6g 34s 40c
Warden's Coif 4g 94s 31c
Rat-nibbled Gloves 3g 24s 76c
Impact Plating - Guardsman Pattern 1g 82s 60c


Item Price
Darktown Blade 2g 62s 07c
Darkspawn Shield 2g 67s 45c
Coterie Shiv 2g 81s 55c

Trinket's Emporium

Item Price
Split Bone Necklace 5g 01s 60c
Ring of Ruin 2g 66s 24c
Cord of the Weyr-beast 3g 15s 40c
Signet Ring 8g 77s 30c
Rune of Spirit 40s 32c
Greater Tome of the Mortal Vessel 13g 15s 95c

Apparel Shop

Item Price
Enchanter's Staff 8g 06s 40c
Gloves of the Void 7g 73s 90c
Boots of the Redd 3g 55s 21c
Rigid Boning 1g 82s 60c

Lirene's Fereldan Imports

Item Price
Recurve Bow 4g 03s 20c
Vain 8g 16s 00c
Tear of Ferelden 5g 41s 44c
Armor Struts 1g 82s 60c

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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