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Dragon Age Inquisition
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Author(s): Greg Boccia, Greg Wright, Claire Farnworth
Editor(s): Claire Farnworth, Lynette James, Greg Wright, Greg Boccia
First Published: 18-12-2014 / 00:00 GMT
Last Updated: 19-03-2018 / 06:38 GMT
Version: 1.1 (????) 14-11-2018 / 16:23 GMT

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War Table

Character Race Operations

Dwarf

The Carta Gets Its Cut

Requirements Dwarf Inquisitor
Power Cost 0
Time Required 15 mins
Preferred Secrets
Connections 30 Influence
Secrets 30 Influence
Forces 30 Influence
**Details:** An old partner from your Carta clan warns you that your old Carta boss thinks you ran off with his lyrium.

Business with the Carta

Requirements Did not take Cullen’s option in **The Carta Gets Its Cut** , have reached Skyhold.
Power Cost 0
Time Required 60 mins
Preferred Secrets
Connections 1 Bladed Greatsword Grip
Secrets 1 Bladed Greatsword Grip
Forces 1 Bladed Greatsword Grip
**Details:** Your Carta buddy has heard the Inquisition is interested in finding out who’s buying lyrium, and informs you of a deal going down on the Storm Coast.

The Dasher

Requirements Either Business with the Carta or Cullen’s path in **The Carta Gets Its Cut** , and either **Wicked Eyes and Wicked Hearts** or **Here Lies the Abyss** complete.
Power Cost 0
Time Required 240 mins
Preferred None
Connections None
Secrets 1 Dwarven Longsword Grip
Forces 1 Dwarven Longsword Grip
**Details:** Your Carta friend warns you that your old Carta boss is going to attack an Inquisition diplomatic meeting with Orzammar.

Elf

Contact Clan Lavellan

Requirements Elf Inquisitor
Power Cost 0
Time Required 15 mins
Preferred Forces
Connections 1 Blood Lotus
Secrets 1 Blood Lotus
Forces 30 Influence
**Details:** Your Dalish clan contacts the Inquisition. They’re concerned you might be a prisoner. Have Leliana or Josephine contact them, as Cullen’s soldiers will scare the clan and start an incident that costs lives on both sides.

Protect Clan Lavellan

Requirements **Contact Clan Lavellan** completed successfully, player has been made Inquisitor.
Power Cost 0
Time Required 15 mins
Preferred Connections
Connections None
Secrets None
Forces None
**Details:** The Dalish contact the Inquisition, worried about bandits who have been harassing the clan. Josephine’s attempt to solve matters with diplomacy will backfire and get your clan killed, so choose either Cullen or Leliana to help protect your clan. This choice puts on you on one of two paths – Investigate Duke Antoine of Wycome with Leliana or Break Venatori Hold on Wycome with Cullen.

Investigate Duke Antoine of Wycome

Requirements Completed **Protect Clan Lavellan** with Leliana.
Power Cost 0
Time Required 60 mins
Preferred Connections
Connections 60 Influence
Secrets 60 Influence
Forces None
**Details:** Leliana’s agent, Jester, updates the Inquisition on Duke Antoine’s plan to kill the Dalish. She warns against direct action and is not wrong. Following Leliana’s suggestion of sending assassins after Duke Antoine will get your clan killed in retaliation. Work with Josephine to introduce one of her diplomats, Lady Guinevere Volant.

Stop Purge of Wycome’s Elves

Requirements Completed **Investigate Duke Antoine of Wycome** with Josephine.
Power Cost 0
Time Required 240 mins
Preferred Secrets
Connections None
Secrets 25 Influence
Forces 60 Influence
**Details:** Your clan’s keeper contacts the Inquisition noting the dire situation for the elves both in Wycome and in your clan. Something must be done. In this case, however, stealth will win the day. Cullen’s help will arrive too late, killing your clan, while using Leliana’s spies will eliminate the evil Duke Antoine and his attempt to poison the city with red lyrium. It then opens Protect Clan Lavellan and Wycome.

Break Venatori Hold on Wycome

Requirements Completed **Protect Clan Lavellan** with Cullen.
Power Cost 0
Time Required 240 mins
Preferred Connections
Connections 60 Influence
Secrets 60 Influence
Forces None
**Details:** Lady Guinevere Volant sends word to the Inquisition, and behind her pleasantries, it is clear that she wants urgent help. Trying to resolve the matter with diplomacy will lead to her death, and the death of your clan. Have Leliana send spies to eliminate the Venatori spies instead.

Restore Order in Wycome

Requirements Completed **Break Venatori Hold on Wycome** with Leliana.
Power Cost 0
Time Required 480 mins
Preferred Secrets
Connections None
Secrets 25 Influence
Forces 60 Influence
**Details:** Lady Guinevere Volant sends word again, and her polite letter hides a message in which she warns the Inquisition away from using soldiers and asks you to let the Dalish elves help overthrow the corrupt Duke Antoine. She is quite correct, as using Cullen will get her and your clan killed. Have Leliana get the Dalish clan into the city and eliminate Duke Antoine. This opens Protect Clan Lavellan and Wycome.

Protect Clan Lavellan and Wycome

Requirements Completed either **Restore Order in Wycome** or **Stop Purge of Wycome’s Elves** successfully. Also **Here Lies the Abyss** and **Wicked Eyes and Wicked Hearts** both complete.
Power Cost 0
Time Required 1440 mins
Preferred Connections
Connections 100 Influence
Secrets None
Forces 1 Royal Sixteen, 100 Influence
**Details:** Your clan’s keeper informs you that the Dalish are now respected in the city, but other cities in the Free Marches are sending forces to crush the new government. Josephine’s attempt to resolve matters peacefully will only get your clan killed. Have Cullen send forces to fortify the city, and the Free Marches forces will back down, leaving your clan as part of Wycome’s new ruling body.

Human

Deal with Relatives of the Trevelyans

Requirements Human Inquisitor
Power Cost 0
Time Required 10 mins
Preferred None
Connections 30 Influence
Secrets 30 Influence
Forces 30 Influence
**Details:** Your noble relatives in Free Marches are boasting about being related to the “Herald of Andraste”. Some of the Trevelyans are getting out of hand - a few have threatened others in your name. Each advisor is equally suited to dealing with this problem, but the rest of this chain splits depending on which initial advisor you choose.

Mediate between Ostwick Noble Families

Requirements Chose Josephine for **Deal with Relatives of the Trevelyans** . **Completed In Your Heart Shall Burn** , Inquisition Rank 4+
Power Cost 0
Time Required 30 mins
Preferred Secrets
Connections 30 Influence
Secrets 30 Influence
Forces 30 Influence
**Details:** Your relatives want your diplomats to mediate a family feud that threatens to spiral out of control. Leliana will complete this mission the quickest, but Josephine or Cullen give more positive outcomes.

Deal with an Unexpected Gift

Requirements Completed **Wicked Eyes and Wicked Hearts** or **Here Lies the Abyss** . Completed **Deal with Relatives of the Trevelyans** and **Mediate Between Ostwick Noble Families** .
Power Cost 0
Time Required 40 mins
Preferred None
Connections None
Secrets None
Forces None
**Details:** Ostwick’s nobility is presenting you a gift of land that appears too good to be true. Have Josephine investigate this generous offer to finish this operation chain.

Protect the Inquisition’s Reputation

Requirements Chose Leliana for **Deal with Relatives of the Trevelyans** . Completed **In Your Heart Shall Burn** , Inquisition Rank 4+
Power Cost 0
Time Required 20 mins
Preferred Forces
Connections 30 Influence
Secrets 30 Influence
Forces 30 Influence
**Details:** Snubbed relatives are throwing around wicked rumors about the Inquisition. Cullen will deal with these veiled innuendos the quickest, but choosing Leliana or Josephine to deal with the problem gives a more positive outcome.

Stop Bann Dorner from Spying

Requirements Completed **Wicked Eyes and Wicked Hearts** or **Here Lies the Abyss** . Completed **Deal with Relatives of the Trevelyans** and **Protect the Inquisition’s Reputation** .
Power Cost 0
Time Required 30 mins
Preferred None
Connections 120 Influence
Secrets None
Forces None
**Details:** A distant relative, Bann Dorner, has been spying on your Inquisition. Have Leliana send him a message you’re not to be trifled with, which will finish this chain.

Stop Albrecht Harassin Messengers

Requirements Chose Cullen for **Deal with Relatives of the Trevelyans** . Completed **In Your Heart Shall Burn** , Inquisition Rank 4+
Power Cost 0
Time Required 20 mins
Preferred Forces
Connections 30 Influence
Secrets 30 Influence
Forces 30 Influence
**Details:** One of your relatives, Lord Albrecht, has been harassing your messengers in the Free Marches. Having Cullen deal with him is both the quickest outcome, and the best one.

Beat Lord Albrecht in Gran Tourney

Requirements Completed **Wicked Eyes and Wicked Hearts** or **Here Lies the Abyss** . Completed **Deal with Relatives of the Trevelyans** and **Stop Albrecht Harassing Messengers** .
Power Cost 0
Time Required 30 mins
Preferred None
Connections None
Secrets None
Forces 120 Influence
**Details:** The Free Marches are holding a Grand Tourney, and Lord Albrecht demands the Inquisition attempt to beat his soldiers attending the festival. Have Cullen dispatch the Inquisition’s best and brightest to answer the challenge and finish this chain.

Qunari

A Job for the Valo-kas Mercenaries

Requirements Reached Skyhold.
Power Cost 0
Time Required 60 mins
Preferred Forces
Connections 1 Blightwasp Vitaar
Secrets 1 Blightwasp Vitaar
Forces 1 Blightwasp Vitaar
**Details:** Your old company needs a job. Maybe you can set them up with something.

The Missing Blades of the Valo-kas

Requirements **A Job for the Valo-kas Mercenaries** , **Wicked Eyes and Wicked Hearts** or **Here Lies the Abyss** complete.
Power Cost 0
Time Required 240 mins
Preferred Connections
Connections None
Secrets None
Forces None
**Details:** Some of the company went missing on a routine job. You can have the Inquisition try to find them.

Freeing the Valo-kas Mercenaries

Requirements **The Missing Blades of the Valo-kas** complete.
Power Cost 0
Time Required 480 mins
Preferred Forces
Connections None
Secrets None
Forces 1 Qunari Slasher Grip
**Details:** The good news is, you found out where the missing mercenaries are. The bad news: They’ve been captured by dangerous fanatics.

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Electronic Arts
  • Platforms
    Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
  • Genre
    Role-playing
  • Guide Release
    18 December 2014
  • Last Updated
    19 March 2018
  • Guide Author
    Greg Boccia, Greg Wright, Claire Farnworth

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