After the opening with Zathrian you will notice that you are in the middle of the camp surrounded by numerous things. Start by going west and examing Andruil for Codex 052: Anruil - Goddess of the Hunt and Sylaise for Codex 060: Sylaise - The Hearthkeeper . Speak with Varathorn to get the quest “ Rare Ironbark “ then check the pile of scrolls for Codex 095: The Long Walk and Codex 053: Dirthamen - Keeper of Secrets . Around his shop is a wooden crate, barrel and a chest. Slightly north is a locked chest containing another Love Letter(8) . South from there is the Eldest of the Sun for Codex 054: Elgar’nan - God of Vengeance .
Head out west to the Deathroot and then back east to find two Elfroots . Examine the Colored Ink neared Athras for Codex 097: Vallaslin - Blood Writing then speak with Athras. He should give you the quest “ Lost to the Curse “; check the wooden crate then God of the Craft for Codex 058: June - God of the Craft . More to the north you can find Cammen who gives the quest “ Cammen’s Lament “. Head over and talk with Gheyna. Persuade her twice to finish the quest and receive Codex 205: The Tale of Iloren and the actual book The Tale of Iloren .
Pick up a few quests here by talking to the residents of the camp.
Head east and examine Fen’harel for Codex 056: Fen’harel - The Dread Wolf , then loot the two Elfroot . Head back west and loot the pile of sacks then go north from there to find a chest. Continue west and examine Ghilan’nain for Codex 057: Ghilan’nain - Mother of the Halla then speak with Elora. You can lie to her if you have high persuasion and she will kill the Halla and give you the Halla Antlers which you can take to Varathorn and he’ll make you a Halla Horn pendant. If your Survival skill is at Improved or higher than you can complete the quest “ Elora’s Halla “ by calming the Halla. Around the fence line are an Elfroot and Deathroot . If you speak with Lanaya you can gain Codex 112: Arlathan - Part One . When you are ready enter the Brecilian Forest to the east.
You are a Grey Warden, last of a group of highly-skilled warriors tasked to defeat the Archdemon and stop the Blight from spreading across the land. The Grey Wardens are the only ones capable of defeating the Archdemon and sending the Darkspawn back to the pits whence they came. Accrue a squad of highly memorable characters, each with their own personalities and skills, to help you in your task and save Fereldan before it is too late.
This guide charts the adventures of the main walkthrough and all Downloadable Content and covers:
A complete walkthrough from start to finish.
Every item and codex uncovered.
A complete trophy/achievement guide.
Full coverage of all Downloadable Content including the massive DLC “Awakening”.