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Despair Demon

Despair Demons are common to Fade Rifts and will attack from range using their icy projectiles to deal damage while putting up a Barrier of their own. Use Fire spells like Immolate to set them ablaze and Fear them.

Info Description
Location All
Level Range 12-30
Health Modifer 1
Armor Very Low
Resistances: Cold
Vulnerabilities: Fire
Immunities: Freeze/Sleep/Chill
Elemental Attack: Cold

Fear Demon

They rule over Terror demons.

Info Description
Location Many
Level Range 12-30
Health Modifer 1.75
Armor Average
Resistances: None
Vulnerabilities: Electricity/Spirit
Immunities: Fear/Freeze/Sleep/Weaken
Elemental Attack: Spirit

Pride Demon

Pride Demons are usually part of the second wave at Fade Rifts. You can prevent them from spawning by using Dispel on the summoning locations. If you must face a Pride Demon try using Fear to keep it away while you focus on the lesser demons.

Info Description
Location Many
Level Range 12-30
Health Modifer 2
Armor Very High
Resistances: Electricity
Vulnerabilities: None
Immunities: Physical Effect/Freeze/Sleep/Paralyze/Shock
Elemental Attack: Electricity

Rage Demon

Rage Demons inflict heavy Fire Damage upon their enemies and are some of the more powerful demons youll encounter. Freeze them in place and pour on the Cold attacks to really set them back. Dispel their Barrier if they put one up.

Info Description
Location Many
Level Range 8-30
Health Modifer 1.5
Armor High
Resistances: Fire
Vulnerabilities: Cold
Immunities: Burning. Physical Effects/Fear/Paralyze/Sleep/Taunt when enraged.
Elemental Attack: Fire


Shades essentially the Foot Soldiers/Prowlers of the demon army. They will break rank and attempt to reach your Archers and Mages. Lock them in place then take them out, they lack any ability to avoid the damage.

Info Description
Location All
Level Range 1-30
Health Modifer 1.1
Armor Low
Resistances: None
Vulnerabilities: None
Immunities: None


Terrors have a nasty ability to dive into the ground and emerge near your ranged allies. This causes a knockdown and is followed up by a slowing area of effect spell that inflicts damage. It’s a tough thing to deal with so you need to Freeze/Paralyze the Terror when it appears.

Info Description
Location All
Level Range 1-30
Health Modifer 1.5
Armor Low
Resistances: None
Vulnerabilities: Spirit
Immunities: Fear


Wraiths are like the Archers of the demon army. They sit in the back and fire projectiles that can whittle your health. Some Wraiths can cast Barrier and have resistances based on the other demons around. Take them out first when encountered in groups of other demons, they die fast.

Info Description
Location All
Level Range 1-30
Health Modifer 0.35
Armor Very Low
Resistances: Fire if Rage Demon nearby. Cold if Despair Demon nearby. Electricity if Pride Demon nearby.
Vulnerabilities: None
Immunities: Physical Effects/Poison. Weaken if Fear Demon nearby. Burn if Rage Demon nearby. Chill if Despair Demon nearby. Shock if Pride Demon nearby.
Elemental Attack: Spirit


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Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Electronic Arts
  • Platforms,
    PC, PS3, PS4, Steam, XB 360, XB One
  • Genre
  • Guide Release
    18 December 2014
  • Last Updated
    24 January 2021
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  • Guide Author
    Greg Boccia, Greg Wright, Claire Farnworth

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This guide for Dragon Age: Inquisition offers a detailed walkthrough of the main story and all side quests associated with each region, detailing easily missed features and hidden lore secrets along the way. The guide also covers all three main DLC: Jaws of Hakkon, The Descent, and Trespasser, and all dialogue choices throughout the game.

Inside this guide you will find:

  • Coming Soon! A detailed Character Builds section with coverage of all classes, skill trees, recommended armor, weapons, consumables, and much more!

  • A Walkthrough for all main story quests, detailing the consequences of your choices along the way.

  • Walkthrough for all DLC content, covering Jaws of Hakkon, The Descent, and Trespasser.

  • Exploration sections for each region, including side quests, requisitions, collections and companion quests.

  • Comprehensive section on Dialogue Choices, covering both approval and romance options for companions.

  • Breakdown of Specialization Trainers, including where to find them and how to complete their missions.

  • Crafting section covering key locations for potions, tonics, grenades, and other materials.

  • An Equipment section, detailing where to find some of the best weapons and armor.

  • A Mounts section with descriptions of how to acquire them and when they become available.

  • Overview of Multiplayer including basic starting tips, coverage of characters, challenges, and loot.

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