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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 (????) 22-09-2018 / 21:38 GMT

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Crafting

Crafting

Metal Materials

Blue Vitriol

Attribute Description
Tier 1 (Common)
Primary Slot Low armor rating/damage (staff damage type: cold)
Utility Slot 1 Strength
Offense Slot 1% chance to stagger attacker on being hit
Defense Slot 1% ranged defense

Drakestone

Attribute Description
Tier 1 (Common)
Primary Slot Low armor rating/damage (staff damage type: cold)
Utility Slot 1 Constitution
Offense Slot 2% armor penetration
Defense Slot 10 health

Iron

Attribute Description
Tier 1 (Common)
Primary Slot Low armor rating/damage (staff damage type: fire)
Utility Slot 1 Strength
Offense Slot 1% attack
Defense Slot 1% melee defense

Onyx

Attribute Description
Tier 1 (Common)
Primary Slot Low armor rating/damage (staff damage type: cold)
Utility Slot 1 Strength
Offense Slot 1% chance on stagger target on hit
Defense Slot 1% chance to stagger attacker on being hit

Serpentstone

Attribute Description
Tier 1 (Common)
Primary Slot Low armor rating/damage (staff damage type: electricity)
Utility Slot 1 Strength
Offense Slot 1% attack
Defense Slot 1% melee defense

Summer Stone

Attribute Description
Tier 1 (Common)
Primary Slot Low armor rating/damage (staff damage type: fire)
Utility Slot 1 Constitution
Offense Slot 2% damage to guard
Defense Slot 10 health

Bloodstone

Attribute Description
Tier 2 (Common)
Primary Slot Medium armor rating/damage (staff damage type: fire)
Utility Slot 1.5 Constitution
Offense Slot 2.5% armor penetration
Defense Slot 13 health

Lazurite

Attribute Description
Tier 2 (Common)
Primary Slot Medium armor rating/damage (staff damage type: cold)
Utility Slot 1 Strength / 0.5 Constitution
Offense Slot 1.5% chance to stagger on hit
Defense Slot 1.5% chance to stagger attacker on being hit

Obsidian

Attribute Description
Tier 2 (Common)
Primary Slot Medium armor rating/damage (staff damage type: cold)
Utility Slot 1 Strength / 0.5 Constitution
Offense Slot 1.5% chance to stagger on hit
Defense Slot 1.5% chance to stagger attacker on being hit

Paragons Luster

Attribute Description
Tier 2 (Common)
Primary Slot Medium armor rating/damage (staff damage type: electricity)
Utility Slot 1.5 Strength
Offense Slot 1.5% attack
Defense Slot 1.5% melee defense

Pyrophite

Attribute Description
Tier 2 (Common)
Primary Slot Medium armor rating/damage (staff damage type: fire)
Utility Slot 1.5 Consititution
Offense Slot 2.5% damage to guard
Defense Slot 13 health

Serault Infused Glass

Attribute Description
Tier 2 (Common)
Primary Slot Medium armor rating/damage (staff damage type: electricity)
Utility Slot 1.5 Strength
Offense Slot 1.5% attack
Defense Slot 1.5% melee defense

Veridium

Attribute Description
Tier 2 (Common)
Primary Slot Medium armor rating/damage (staff damage type: electricity)
Utility Slot 1.5 Strength
Offense Slot 1.5% attack
Defense Slot 1.5% melee defense

Dawnstone

Attribute Description
Tier 3 (Common)
Primary Slot High armor rating/damage (staff damage type: fire)
Utility Slot 1.75 Constitution
Offense Slot 3% armor penetration
Defense Slot 15 health

Everite

Attribute Description
Tier 3 (Common)
Primary Slot High armor rating/damage (staff damage type: electricity)
Utility Slot 1.75 Strength
Offense Slot 1.75% attack
Defense Slot 1.75% melee defense

Nevarrite

Attribute Description
Tier 3 (Common)
Primary Slot High armor rating/damage (staff damage type: cold)
Utility Slot 1 Strength / 0.75 Constitution
Offense Slot 1.75% chance to stagger target on hit
Defense Slot 1.75% chance to stagger attacker on being hit

Stormheart

Attribute Description
Tier 3 (Common)
Primary Slot High armor rating/damage (staff damage type: electricity)
Utility Slot 1 Strength / 0.75 Constitution
Offense Slot 1.75% chance to stagger target on hit
Defense Slot 1.75% chance to stagger attacker on being hit

Volcanic Aurum

Attribute Description
Tier 3 (Common)
Primary Slot High armor rating/damage (staff damage type: fire)
Utility Slot 1.75 Constitution
Offense Slot 3% damage to guard
Defense Slot 15 health

Silverite

Attribute Description
Tier 3 (Rare)
Primary Slot High armor rating/damage (staff damage type: cold)
Utility Slot 1 Strength / 0.75 Constitution
Offense Slot 1.75% chance to stagger target on hit
Defense Slot 1.75% chance to stagger attacker on being hit

Dragon Bone

Attribute Description
Tier 4 (Rare)
Primary Slot Very high armor rating/damage (staff damage type: fire)
Utility Slot 1 Constitution / 1 Strength
Offense Slot 2% chance to bleed target on hit
Defense Slot 4% fire damage resistance

Masterwork Crafting Material (Tier 3)

Material Name Tier Applied Effect
Serault Infused Glass 1 On kill: target explodes for 75% wpn dmg
Fade-Touched Dawnstone 3 Heal 25% of damage taken over 10 seconds
Fade-Touched Dawnstone 3 10% to grant 3 seconds of Walking Fortress
Fade-Touched Everite 3 Heal 25% of damage taken over 10 seconds
Fade-Touched Everite 3 10% to grant 3 seconds of Walking Fortress
Fade-Touched Nevarrite 3 On kill: target explodes for 75% wpn dmg
Fade-Touched Nevarrite 3 Chance to cast Pull of the Abyss on a hit
Fade-Touched Silverite 3 On hit: gain 5 guard
Fade-Touched Silverite 3 10% to inflict Chain Lightning d at 100% wpn pwr
Fade-Touched Stormheart 3 Berserk: 30% dmg bns, 300% dmg from all sources
Fade-Touched Stormheart 3 10% to use Shield Bash on a hit
Fade-Touched Volcanic Aurum 3 10% focus for each enemy within 8 meters
Fade-Touched Volcanic Aurum 3 10% to use Unbowed on a hit

Masterwork Crafting Material (Tier 2)

Material Name Tier Applied Effect
Fade-Touched Bloodstone 2 7.5% extra dmg for each enemy within 8 meters
Fade-Touched Lazurite 2 Increase maximum stamina by 15
Fade-Touched Obsidian 2 On hit: gain 3 guard
Fade-Touched Obsidian 2 10% to inflict Chain Lightning dmg at 75% wpn pwr
Fade-Touched Paragon's Luster 2 Heal 20% of damage taken over 10 seconds
Fade-Touched Paragon's Luster 2 10% chance to grant 3 seconds of Walking Fortress
Fade-Touched Pyrophite 2 7.5% extra damage for each enemy within 8 meters
Fade-Touched Pyrophite 2 5% chance to use Unbowed on a hit
Fade-Touched Veridium 2 Berserk: 20% dmg bns, 200% dmg from all sources
Fade-Touched Veridium 2 5% chance to use Shield Bash on a hit

Masterwork Crafting Material (Tier 1)

Material Name Tier Applied Effect
Fade-Touched Blue Vitriol 1 Increase maximum stamina by 10
Fade-Touched Drakestone 1 Increase maximum stamina by 10
Fade-Touched Drakestone 1 Increase maximum stamina by 10
Fade-Touched Iron 1 Heal 15% of damage taken over 10 seconds
Fade-Touched Iron 1 2% chance to use Unbowed on a hit
Fade-Touched Onyx 1 10% to inflict Chain Lightning dmg at 50% wpn
Fade-Touched Serpentstone 1 2% chance to use Shield Bash on a hit
Fade-Touched Serpentstone 1 Berserk: +10% dmg bns, 100% dmg from all sources
Fade-Touched Summer Stone 1 5% extra damage for each enemy within 8 meters
Fade-Touched Summer Stone 1 2% chance to use Unbowed on a hit

Masterwork Crafting (Tier 1 continued)

Material Name Tier Applied Effect
Masterwork Bloodstone 1 Critical crafting chance 20%
Masterwork Blue Vitriol 1 Critical crafting chance 20%
Masterwork Dawnstone 1 Critical crafting chance 20%
Masterwork Drakestone 1 Critical crafting chance 20%
Masterwork Everite 1 Critical crafting chance 20%
Masterwork Iron 1 Critical crafting chance 20%
Masterwork Lazurite 1 Critical crafting chance 20%
Masterwork Nevarrite 1 Critical crafting chance 20%
Masterwork Obsidian 1 Critical crafting chance 20%
Masterwork Onyx 1 Critical crafting chance 20%
Masterwork Paragon's Luster 1 Critical crafting chance 20%
Masterwork Pyrophite 1 Critical crafting chance 20%
Masterwork Serpentstone 1 Critical crafting chance 20%
Masterwork Silverite 1 Critical crafting chance 20%
Masterwork Stormheart 1 Critical crafting chance 20%
Masterwork Summer Stone 1 Critical crafting chance 20%
Masterwork Veridium 1 Critical crafting chance 20%
Masterwork Volcanic Aurum 1 Critical crafting chance 20%