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Dragon Age Inquisition
Strategy Guide

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 (????) 19-11-2018 / 14:32 GMT

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War Table

General Operations 3

Nobility and Casualty

Requirements Completed Seeker Fortress
Power Cost 0
Time Required 60
Preferred Connections
Connections 1 Amulet of Power, 30 Influence
Secrets 1 Amulet of Power, 30 Influence
Forces 1 Amulet of Power, 30 Influence

Not So Bonny Sims

Requirements Unlock Skyhold
Power Cost 0
Time Required 180
Preferred Secrets
Connections None
Secrets None
Forces None

Obtain Amulet for Cole

Requirements Acquire an amulet for Cole as part of "Subjected to His Will"
Power Cost 1
Time Required 60
Preferred Secrets
Connections None
Secrets None
Forces N/A

Opening the Roads

Requirements Unlock Skyhold
Power Cost 0
Time Required 340
Preferred Forces
Connections 10 Royale Sea Silk, 10 Stormheart, 10 Wyvern Scales, 10 Arbor Blessing
Secrets 10 Royale Sea Silk, 10 Stormheart, 10 Wyvern Scales, 10 Arbor Blessing
Forces 10 Royale Sea Silk, 10 Stormheart, 10 Wyvern Scales, 10 Arbor Blessing

Plant Crystal in Venatori Headquarters

Requirements Place a memory crystal in Venatori Headquarters as part of Calpernia's Nemesis Quest, "Under Her Skin".
Power Cost 1
Time Required 30
Preferred Secrets
Connections N/A
Secrets None
Forces N/A

Power for a Price

Requirements Completed "In Your Heart Shall Burn", Inquisition level 6 or higher
Power Cost 1
Time Required 90
Preferred Forces
Connections 30 Influence
Secrets 30 Influence
Forces 30 Influence

Rainier’s Release: An Alternative

Requirements Blackwall Personal Plot
Power Cost 1
Time Required 5
Preferred Secrets
Connections N/A
Secrets None
Forces N/A

Red Templars on the Storm Coast

Requirements Unlocked Stormcoast, "Seeing Red" Completed
Power Cost 4
Time Required 15
Preferred Secrets
Connections N/A
Secrets None
Forces None

Repair Pont Agur

Requirements Claimed the Pont Agur Landmark
Power Cost 5
Time Required 0
Preferred None
Connections N/A
Secrets N/A
Forces None

Reports of Darkspawn Activity

Requirements Completed "From the Ashes", Bandits cleared out of Stormcoast
Power Cost 0
Time Required 15
Preferred Forces
Connections N/A
Secrets None
Forces None

Rescue Soldiers Missing in Ferelden

Requirements Complete "The Threat Remains"
Power Cost 8
Time Required 0
Preferred None
Connections None
Secrets None
Forces None
Details The Fallow Mire is Unlocked

Rescue the Spy

Requirements Skyhold is complete.
Power Cost 0
Time Required 20
Preferred Secrets
Connections 30 Influence
Secrets 60 Influence
Forces 30 Influence

Research the Well of Sorrows

Requirements Completed "What Pride Had Wrought"
Power Cost 0
Time Required 30
Preferred None
Connections 30 Influence
Secrets 30 Influence
Forces 30 Influence

Restore Judicael’s Crossing

Requirements Claimed the Judicael’s Crossing Landmark in Emprise du Lion
Power Cost 10
Time Required 0
Preferred None
Connections N/A
Secrets N/A
Forces None

Restore the Port on the Storm Coast

Requirements Claimed the Port Landmark in the Storm Coast
Power Cost 0
Time Required 15
Preferred Connections
Connections 30 Influence
Secrets N/A
Forces 30 Influence

Revenge of the Merchants Guild

Requirements Varric Personal Plot
Power Cost 0
Time Required 240
Preferred Connections
Connections None
Secrets N/A
Forces N/A

Revere

Requirements Available to Mage Inquisitors with the Necromancer specialization at Inquisition Rank of 8 or higher.
Power Cost 0
Time Required 240
Preferred Secrets
Connections N/A
Secrets 1 Magister Staff Blade
Forces 30 Influence

Rumors of Maleficarum

Requirements Completed "In Your Heart Shall Burn"
Power Cost 0
Time Required 15
Preferred Forces
Connections N/A
Secrets 1 Corrupting Rune
Forces 1 Corrupting Rune

Rumors of the Sulevin Blade

Requirements
Power Cost 10
Time Required 0
Preferred None
Connections N/A
Secrets None
Forces N/A
Details Cradle of Sulevin is Unlocked

Say Farewell to Lady Ducette

Requirements Leliana Personal Plot
Power Cost 0
Time Required 30
Preferred Connections
Connections None
Secrets None
Forces N/A

Scout the Hinterlands

Requirements Complete the Prologue.
Power Cost 1
Time Required 0
Preferred None
Connections N/A
Secrets None
Forces N/A
Details The Hinterlands is Unlocked

Scout the Storm Coast

Requirements Complete "The Threat Remains"
Power Cost 4
Time Required 0
Preferred None
Connections N/A
Secrets None
Forces N/A
Details Storm Coast is Unlocked

Secure More Lyrium for the Templars

Requirements Completed "In Your Heart Shall Burn" and "Champions of the Just"
Power Cost 0
Time Required 60
Preferred None
Connections N/A
Secrets 30 Influence
Forces N/A

Secure a Route through the Frostbacks

Requirements Killed the Avvar Chief in the Fallow Mire
Power Cost 0
Time Required 15
Preferred None
Connections None
Secrets 30 Influence
Forces 30 Influence

Shadows over Denerim

Requirements Import state where Anora is Queen or with the Warden, Completed "In Your Heart Shall Burn"
Power Cost 0
Time Required 240
Preferred Secrets
Connections N/A
Secrets 1 Fereldan Medallion of Service, 60 Influence
Forces 1 Fereldan Medallion of Service, 60 Influence

Smash

Requirements Available to Rogue Inquisitors with the Tempest specialization at Inquisition Rank of 8 or higher.
Power Cost 0
Time Required 240
Preferred Forces
Connections 10 Masterwork Pyrophite
Secrets 10 Masterwork Pyrophite
Forces 10 Masterwork Pyrophite

Speak with Minister Bellise at Party

Requirements Josephine Personal Plot
Power Cost 1
Time Required 20
Preferred None
Connections None
Secrets N/A
Forces N/A

Specializations for the Inquisitor

Requirements Available at Skyhold, open to Mage Inquisitors.
Power Cost 0
Time Required 0
Preferred Connections
Connections None
Secrets N/A
Forces N/A

Specializations for the Inquisitor

Requirements Available at Skyhold, open to Warrior Inquisitors.
Power Cost 0
Time Required 0
Preferred Forces
Connections N/A
Secrets N/A
Forces None

Specializations for the Inquisitor

Requirements Available at Skyhold, open to Rogue Inquisitors.
Power Cost 0
Time Required 0
Preferred Secrets
Connections N/A
Secrets None
Forces N/A

Stop Venatori Activity in the West

Requirements Complete "From the Ashes"
Power Cost 20
Time Required 0
Preferred None
Connections N/A
Secrets None
Forces N/A
Details The Hissing Wastes is Unlocked

Stop the Rumors

Requirements Minstrel unlocked in Skyhold.
Power Cost 0
Time Required 60
Preferred Forces
Connections 30 Influence
Secrets 30 Influence
Forces None

Stop the Smuggling of Regular Lyrium

Requirements
Power Cost 0
Time Required 30
Preferred Forces
Connections None
Secrets None
Forces 30 Influence

Support Cassandra

Requirements Complete "Wicked Eyes and Wicked Hearts"
Power Cost 0
Time Required 0
Preferred Connections
Connections 60 Influence
Secrets N/A
Forces N/A
Details Support Cassandra to be Divine

Support Leliana

Requirements Complete "Wicked Eyes and Wicked Hearts"
Power Cost 0
Time Required 0
Preferred Connections
Connections 60 Influence
Secrets N/A
Forces N/A
Details Support Leliana to be Divine

Support Vivienne

Requirements Complete "Wicked Eyes and Wicked Hearts"
Power Cost 0
Time Required 0
Preferred Connections
Connections 60 Influence
Secrets N/A
Forces N/A
Details Support Vivienne to be Divine

Support from Nevarra

Requirements Close 3/4 of all Fade Rifts
Power Cost 0
Time Required 240
Preferred Connections
Connections 1 Nevarran Toy Soldier
Secrets 1 Nevarran Toy Soldier
Forces 1 Nevarran Toy Soldier

The Arcanist and the Fade

Requirements Dagna Unlocked
Power Cost 0
Time Required 240
Preferred Secrets
Connections 1 Bianca Aiming II (Enhanced)
Secrets 1 Bianca Aiming II (Enhanced)
Forces 1 Bianca Aiming II (Enhanced)

The Archives of Montfort

Requirements Chantry upgrade to Skyhold
Power Cost 0
Time Required 240
Preferred Connections
Connections 1 Masterwork Balanced Pommel
Secrets 1 Masterwork Balanced Pommel
Forces 1 Masterwork Balanced Pommel

The Arl of Redcliffe

Requirements Complete "Here Lies the Abyss"
Power Cost 0
Time Required 120
Preferred Forces
Connections N/A
Secrets N/A
Forces 10 Obsidian

The Big One?

Requirements Purchase the Mystery Box in Val Royeaux
Power Cost 0
Time Required 120
Preferred Forces
Connections None
Secrets None
Forces None

The Chantry Remains

Requirements
Power Cost 0
Time Required 60
Preferred Connections
Connections 30 Influence
Secrets 30 Influence
Forces 30 Influence

The College of Magi

Requirements Inquisition Rank 7, Complete "Wicked Eyes and Wicked Hearts" or "Here Lies the Abyss"
Power Cost 0
Time Required 480
Preferred Forces
Connections 1 Enhanced Lifeward Amulet, 30 Influence
Secrets 1 Enhanced Lifeward Amulet, 30 Influence
Forces 1 Enhanced Lifeward Amulet, 30 Influence

The Cult of Andraste

Requirements Available at Haven
Power Cost 0
Time Required 15
Preferred Secrets
Connections N/A
Secrets 1 Lifeward Amulet
Forces 1 Lifeward Amulet

The Name of Our Enemy

Requirements Unlocked after Skyhold
Power Cost 0
Time Required 480
Preferred Secrets
Connections 1 Wave Blade
Secrets 1 Wave Blade
Forces 1 Wave Blade

The Secrets of Andraste

Requirements Unlocked at Haven
Power Cost 0
Time Required 60
Preferred Connections
Connections None
Secrets None
Forces N/A

The Serpent of Nevarra

Requirements Inquistion Rank 5, Completed "In Your Heart Shall Burn", At least 3 Perks in Secrets
Power Cost 0
Time Required 240
Preferred Secrets
Connections 1 Magister Ice Staff, 20 Influence
Secrets 1 Magister Ice Staff
Forces 1 Magister Ice Staff

The Tevinter Resistance

Requirements Inquisition Rank 6 or higher, Dorian in Party
Power Cost 0
Time Required 240
Preferred Forces
Connections 1 Enhanced Chain Lightning Ring
Secrets 1 Enhanced Chain Lightning Ring
Forces 1 Enhanced Chain Lightning Ring

The Teyrn of Highever

Requirements Unlocked Hinterlands
Power Cost 0
Time Required 15
Preferred Forces
Connections 1 Fereldan Captain Longsword
Secrets 1 Fereldan Captain Longsword
Forces 1 Fereldan Captain Longsword

The University of Orlais

Requirements Complete "Here Lies the Abyss" or "Wicked Eyes and Wicked Hearts"
Power Cost 0
Time Required 60
Preferred Connections
Connections 1 Orlesian Army Warrior Armor
Secrets 1 Orlesian Army Warrior Armor
Forces 1 Orlesian Army Warrior Armor

Thom Rainier’s Fate

Requirements Available after speaking to Cullen in Val Royeaux during Blackwall’s Revelations Inner Circle quest.
Power Cost 1
Time Required 0
Preferred None
Connections None
Secrets None
Forces None

Tithe of the Faithful

Requirements Chantry upgraded in Skyhold
Power Cost 0
Time Required 60
Preferred None
Connections None
Secrets None
Forces None

To Serve Any Master

Requirements Crestwood unlocked, 3 or more Secrets Perks
Power Cost 0
Time Required 48
Preferred Connections
Connections None
Secrets N/A
Forces N/A

Track Down Samson

Requirements Samson Nemesis Plot
Power Cost 1
Time Required 15
Preferred None
Connections N/A
Secrets N/A
Forces None

Train

Requirements Player is a Rift Mage, Inquisition Rank 8 or higher
Power Cost 0
Time Required 240
Preferred Secrets
Connections None
Secrets 30 Influence
Forces 1 Superior Enchanter Staff Blade
Details Your Trainer would like to send her research notes to the Mages’ Collective. Both Leliana and Cullen would prefer her notes not leave Skyhold. Josephine approves of working with the Collective. Choose Cullen or Leliana, as you will never hear back from the Collective if you send them the research.

Translate the Dragon Text

Requirements Discover the Laboratory in the Western Approach
Power Cost 5
Time Required 0
Preferred None
Connections None
Secrets N/A
Forces N/A

Trust

Requirements Available to Mage Inquisitors with the Knight-Enchanter specialization at Inquisition Rank of 8 or higher.
Power Cost 0
Time Required 240
Preferred Forces
Connections 30 Influence
Secrets 1 Enchanted Staff Grip, 20 Influence
Forces 30 Influence

Upon the Waking Sea

Requirements
Power Cost 0
Time Required 240
Preferred Forces
Connections 1 Figurine of Armored Andraste
Secrets 1 Figurine of Armored Andraste
Forces 1 Figurine of Armored Andraste

Watcher in the Wings

Requirements
Power Cost 0
Time Required 480
Preferred Secrets
Connections N/A
Secrets 1 Crow Dual-Blade
Forces 1 Crow Dual-Blade

Western Approach Resources

Requirements Available after scouting the the Western Approach. Operation can be repeated.
Power Cost 0
Time Required 15
Preferred Connections
Connections 3 Paragon’s Luster, 3 Deep Mushroom
Secrets 6 Deep Mushroom
Forces 6 Paragon's Luster

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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