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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: 10-07-2020 / 19:45 GMT
Version: 1.1 (????) 12-07-2020 / 13:41 GMT

Ah, the Forbidden Oasis. Forbidden for a reason, perhaps? Once the site of a bustling mining organization, all you will find here nowadays is sand... and plenty of it. The oasis is a welcome life-spring in an otherwise inhospitable desert, but also holds its share of secrets and of course, tears in the veil.

Crafting Materials

Common Rare Unique
Elfroot Dragonthorn
Spindleweed Wither Stalk
Blood Lotus Paragon's Luster
Deep Mushroom


Name Name
Hyena Corrupted Spider
Corpse Corpse Archer

Codex Entries

Codex Location
Letters & Notes #68 - The Marker Claim "The Marker" landmark to the south of the Desert Camp.
Letters & Notes #11 A Miner's Journal To the left of the Desert Camp, when you run into the stone wall, in a small camp.
Letters & Notes #70 - The Weight of War Gained when claiming "The Weight of War" landmark, to the east of Desert Camp.
History #79 - Worn Pillars Gained when claiming the "Worn Pillars" landmark.
Letters & Notes #61 - Spiral Mine Found by claiming the "Spiral Mine" landmark.
Letters & Notes #48 - Mysterious Book Found while exploring the highest reaches of the area (likely while shard hunting) between the two camps. You will need to energize a walkway between two cliff-tops at one point and can find this book on the second cliff-top past the newly formed walkway.
Letters & Notes #71 - Tracing from Temple Doors Found while doing the main quest in this area, "The Temple of Pride".
Oculara Found in Solasan. Use the Veilfire then backtrack across the hall to find the Glyph.
An Apostate's Message This is a Glyph found in the Spiral Mine, you'll need to enter at the west end of the bottom layer to reach it. The place is dark with lots of braziers along the way.
The Journal of Paulette Deschant This is found in Envers Mining Camp on a crate.

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Electronic Arts
  • Platforms
    PC, PS3, PS4, 360, XB1
  • Genre
  • Guide Release
    18 December 2014
  • Last Updated
    10 July 2020
    Version History
  • Guide Author
    Greg Boccia, Greg Wright, Claire Farnworth

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