Dragon Age: Inquisition - Walkthrough | Trophy Guide | Achievement Guide - Part 1

Updated: Nov 12, 2021

Dragon Age: Inquisition - Walkthrough | Trophy Guide | Achievement Guide

Part 1 - Trophy Guide | Achievement Guide + Trophy Roadmap

Difficulty: 5/10

Duration: 75-100 hours main game + 10 hours for Jaws of Hakkon + 5 hours for The Descent + 25 hours for Trespasser Offline trophies: 51 + 4 + 4 + 11 Online trophies: None

DLC: 3 (2/10 difficulty - Jaws of Hakkon, 3/10 difficulty - The Descent, 5/10 difficulty - Trespasser) Minimum number of playthroughs: 1 on Nightmare for main game + another 1 started for some Trials in the Trespasser DLC Number of missable trophies: 6 + 1 + 0 + 8






 

Parts

 

Trophy Guide | Achievement Guide


Dragon Age™: Inquisition Platinum Trophy Collect all the Dragon Age™: Inquisition trophies. Dragon Age: Inquistion is a medium game in terms of trophy difficulties:

  • Complete the whole game on Nightmare difficulty

  • Kill 10 high dragons

  • During the quest What Pride Had Wrought choose to drink from the well of sorrows.

  • During the quest Wicked Eyes and Wicked Hearts, you need more than 85 court approval

  • Recruit all 9 companions, commit to a romantic relationship with one of them and befriend 3 of them, and Acquire 10 Inquisition agents

  • Harvest 50 herbs from Skyhold's garden

  • Shop/Character Trophies: Buy 5 mounts, enchant an item, complete, Upgrade any ability, choose a specialization, Craft an item from Tier 4 materials in all non-masterwork slots, Upgrade your alchemic potions, grenades, or tonics 30 times, Spend 10 points in a single ability tree, Earn 50,000 or more gold, Reach level 20, Reach level 10 for Inquisition

  • Complete: 15 astrariums, 10 campsites, 3 keeps, 50 war table missions, 20 requisition requests, Seal 75 rifts

  • Gather: 1 velfire rune, all 114 shards and complete the side quest Forbidden Oasis - A Prideful Place, 250 codex entries

  • Gameplay Trophies: Trigger a cross-class combo with a character you control in single-player mode, Land a single blow more than 1,000 damage, Defeat 1,000 demons, Defeat 2,500 enemies

  • Skyhold Trophies: Harvest 50 herbs from Skyhold's garden, Purchase any new decoration element, Completely upgrade one throne.

  • DLC Jaws of Hakkon:

  • Complete all the main missions

  • Destroy the 7 fire braziers and 8 winter shards in the Old Temple

  • Get 5/7 friends points by completing: 2 war table missions or 5 side quests

  • DLC The Descent:

  • Complete all main missions

  • Comple a mission at the expedition table

  • DLC Trespasser:

  • Hardest DLC it has 2 parts: additional content and challenges

  • Challenges on the same save game: Slay 10 great bears promoted by Grizzly End, Defeat 20 foes promoted by Walk Softly.

  • New save game and activate those from beginning: Take It Slow on: reach Skyhold at level 5 or less, Fair-Weather Friends always on: enter Halamshiral with all followers.

  • Continue same save game from before and activate these other challenges after disabling the ones from above: Rest Easy trial always on in Emprise du Lion: claim Suledin Keep, Rub Some Dirt on It on: slay the Hivernal high dragon, Even Ground on: slay a level 16 or higher Fereldan Frostback

  • New content from Trespasser: finish all the quests, find all the 4 caches near the wolves' statues and find the 4 items that make up the Taken Shape

The Wrath of Heaven - Story Finish the prologue. Obtained after completing The Wrath of Heaven.

Opposition in All Things - Story Close the Breach. Obtained after starting In Your Heart Shall Burn.

In Your Heart Shall Burn - Story Survive an attack on the Inquisition. Obtained after completing In Your Heart Shall Burn.

Wicked Eyes and Wicked Hearts - Story Make an impression on the Orlesian court. Obtained after completing Wicked Eyes and Wicked Hearts

Here Lies the Abyss - Story Face your fears in the Fade. Obtained after completing the quest Here Lies the Abyss.

What Pride Had Wrought - Story Reach an ancient ruin before your enemies. Obtained after completing What Pride Had Wrought.

On Burning Wings - Missable Recruit a powerful ally to even the score. During the quest What Pride Had Wrought choose to drink from the well of sorrows. After that just complete the quest The Final Piece.


Doom upon All the World - Story End the threat once and for all. Obtained after completing the quest Doom Upon All the World.

The Brightest of Their Age - Missable Recruit all possible companions in a single playthrough. There are 9 companions, but you get already 3 from beginning. Then you only need to recruit: Sera and Vivienne from Val Royeaux, Blackwall from The Hinterlands, Iron Bull from Storm Coast, Dorian, and Cole depends on the allegiance with mages or templars.

Beloved and Precious - Missable Commit to a romantic relationship. To romance a character always talk with them, agree with them, and do missions for them. You can romance 8 characters, but it all depends on your race and gender: Blackwall - female Cassandra - male Cullen - human and elven female Dorian - male Iron Bull - female and male Josephine - male and female Sera - female Solas - elven female

They Who Stand Recruit a new companion. Obtained at the end of Blackwall - The Lone Warden since this is the closest companion quest you can do, or later on by just completing any companion quest to recruit them.

Speak Only the Word - Story Gain access to a major city for the Inquisition. Unlocked during the quest The Threat Remains when you visit Val Royeaux.

Saddled Up Purchase or secure five different mounts of any kind. After you reach Skyhold, you can visit the stables vendor and buy the 5 mounts from there.

Well-Prepared Craft a weapon or piece of armor in single-player mode. Obtained at the end of side quest Haven - The Right Armor or by just crafting any armor or weapon.

Customized Enchant or upgrade a piece of equipment in single-player mode. Obtained at the end of side quest Haven - Piece by Piece or by just enchanting any equipment.

Commander Complete a timed mission on the war table. Another trophy which will come early into the story. Go to war council room, interact with war table, and complete a mission from there. Just wait then for the mission to be completed by itself.

Trailblazer Discover a campsite and establish an Inquisition camp in any wilderness area. Another trophy that will come naturally during gameplay. Just find any camp.

Sharp-Eyed Find and recover a shard identified by an ocularum. Find an ocularum and use it to spot shards, then go and collect them.

Well-Read Discover a veilfire rune. The first run you can discover is during the side quest Solas - Measuring the Veil. You need to have a mage in your party so he can create the veilfire in the brazier. Then ignite your torch and find the rune on the wall.

Skilled Upgrade any ability once in single-player mode. Go to abilities and spend skill points on any of it. Will come naturally.

Specialized Choose a specialization class. After you complete the mission Specialists for the Inquisitor from the War Table, 3 trainers will come to Skyhold and will be able to teach you a specialization. Choose one of those 3 specializations and receive this trophy.

Cavalier Secure a mount. Obtained during the quest The Hinterlands - Master of Horses or just buy later on a mount.

Synergized Trigger a cross-class combo with a character you control in single-player mode. Very easy at the beginning. When you see Solas freezing an enemy do an attack that shatter him, like mighty blow, shield bash, twin fangs, longshot. You will most likely get this trophy by normal gameplay without even thinking about it.

Botanist Harvest 50 herbs from Skyhold's garden in a single playthrough. You can obtain seeds when you harvest herbs. After to visit the garden in Skyhold you can then plant 2 seeds so you can get herbs next time when you visit Skyhold. You can upgrade the garden to be able to plant 6 seeds instead of 2.

Wyrmslayer Kill a high dragon in single-player mode. There are 10 high dragons in the game. See the walkthrough guide on how to defeat all 10 of them on nightmare difficulty.

Decorator Purchase any new decoration element for Skyhold. In skyhold go to the decorator merchant and buy the cheapest one for this quick and easy trophy.

Belle of the Ball - Missable Gain the full approval of the Orlesian court. You need more than 85 court approval and to choose the option I'll talk with the assassin. Follow the walkthrough to see how to get this trophy from 1st try.

Hard Hitter Land a single blow in excess of 1,000 damage in single-player mode. This will come naturally as you level up and improve your weapons and skills.

Master Builder Craft an item from Tier 4 materials in all non-masterwork slots in single-player mode. In order to craft tier 4 item, you need dragon bones, dragon scales and dragon webbings.

Master Alchemist Upgrade your alchemic potions, grenades, or tonics 30 times in a single playthrough. Go to the upgrade potions table and perform 30 upgrades.

Dragons' Bane Slay 10 high dragons in single-player mode. There are 10 high dragons in the game. See the walkthrough guide on how to defeat all 10 of them on nightmare difficulty.

Herald Finish the single-player campaign on at least Hard without lowering the difficulty. Obtained after the mission Doom Upon All the World if you played the whole game on Hard difficulty. It is recommended to play on Nightmare from first try so you can get both difficulty trophies.

Inquisitor Finish the single-player campaign on Nightmare without lowering the difficulty. Obtained after the mission Doom Upon All the World if you played the whole game on Nightmare difficulty. It is recommended to play on Nightmare from first try so you can get both difficulty trophies.

Stargazer Unlock 15 astrariums in a single playthrough. There are 15 astrariums scattered as groups of 3 in: The Hinterlands, The Storm Coast, Crestwood, Emerald Graves, and The Western Approach.

Focused Spend 10 points in a single ability tree with any one single-player character. Go to abilities and spend 10 skill points. This will come naturally.

Well-Funded Earn 50,000 or more gold across all single-player playthroughs. You should get this naturally by just playing the game and doing missions.

Keymaster Enter the heart of the Solasan temple. You need to gather all 114 shards and then complete the side quest Forbidden Oasis - A Prideful Place.

Pathfinder Discover a campsite and establish at least one Inquisition camp in 10 wilderness areas. There are 10 regions in the game, and you need to establish 1 camp in each of it.

Liberator Liberate three keeps in a single playthrough. There are 3 keeps in the game: Caer Bronach in Crestwood, Griffon Wing Keep in The Western Approach and Suledin Keep in Emprise du Lion.

High Commander Complete 50 missions or operations in a single playthrough. Go to war council room, interact with war table, and complete 50 missions from there. Just wait then for the mission to be completed by itself and repeat. You can start 3 missions at the same time.

Regal Completely upgrade one throne. Do the mission Gather Coin from the War Table. Sometimes it can give Throne Accessory II so you will have to repeat the mission until you get it. After you will get that accessory, the trophy will unlock.


Persuasive - Missable Acquire 10 Inquisition agents in a single playthrough. There are 23 agents and here is the list of where to find the first 10: Lord Berand - Lornan’s Exile in The Hinterlands - Close the rift Speaker Annais - Lornan’s Exile in The Hinterlands - Close the rift - Listen and gather information Smuggler Tanner - Redcliffe village in The Hinterlands - Business Arrangement - Use Cassandra Enchanter Ellendra - Near the Crossroads in The Hinterlands - My Lover’s Phylactery - Use Vivienne Horsemaster Dennet - Redcliffe Farms in the western part of The Hinterlands - Use Casandra Ritts - The Hinterlands - Strange Bedfellow Corporal Vale's Irregulars - Near the Crossroads in The Hinterlands Merchant Belle - Val Royeaux market plaza - left of the stage, must be done first time when you visit Val Royeaux Sky Watcher - The Fallow Mire - The Lost Souls Blades of Hesserian - Storm Coast - Craft Amulet of Mercy before entering the fort

Veteran Reach level 20 in single-player mode. This will come naturally if you will do both main and side quests.

Peerless Level up the Inquisition to rank 10. You should reach the rank 10 of by just playing normally, doing quests, and cleaning the maps.

People Person - Missable Become friends with at least three of your inner circle in one playthrough. In order to become friends, always talk with them after a main quest and try to agree with them on what they say. Do the quest that give to you, and also take them with you when you are doing those quests.

Loremaster Collect 250 codex entries in a single playthrough. This will come naturally if you play the game. There are more than 500 codex in the game so if you play to try and get all the trophies this should unlock after reaching and exploring Storm Coast a bit.

Demonslayer Defeat 1,000 demons in single-player mode. Will come naturally if you are doing both main and side quests and also clearing the maps.

Invincible Defeat 2,500 enemies in single-player mode. Will come naturally if you are doing both main and side quests and also clearing the maps.

Quartermaster Complete 20 requisition requests in a single playthrough. In each camp you will find a requisitions table on which you can craft various items that are need it.

Marked for Greatness Seal 75 rifts in a single playthrough. Rifts can be found on each map. Each rift will spawn more and more enemies, and sometimes even harder, when you are trying to close it.


 

Trophy Roadmap


Nightmare difficulty

The Wrath of Heaven

Synergized - Trigger a cross-class combo with a character you control in single-player mode.

The Wrath of Heaven - Finish the prologue.


The Threat Remains

Trailblazer - Discover a campsite and establish an Inquisition camp in any wilderness area.

Sharp-Eyed - Find and recover a shard identified by an ocularum.

Speak Only the Word - Gain access to a major city for the Inquisition.

Haven - Haven's Best and Brightest

Haven - The Right Armor

Well-Prepared - Craft a weapon or piece of armor in single-player mode.

Haven - Piece by Piece

Customized - Enchant or upgrade a piece of equipment in single-player mode.

Haven - Mixing Potions

Haven - Passing Notes

Haven - Know Thy Enemy

Skilled - Upgrade any ability once in single-player mode.

Commander - Complete a timed mission on the war table.

The Hinterlands - Master of Horses

Cavalier - Secure a mount.

The Hinterlands - Trouble with Wolves

The Hinterlands - Farmland Security

Blackwall - The Lone Warden

They Who Stand - Recruit a new companion.

The Hinterlands - Strange Bedfellows

The Hinterlands - Horses for the Inquisition

The Hinterlands - Love Waits

The Hinterlands - Praise the Herald of Andraste

The Hinterlands - East Road Bandits

The Hinterlands - Agrarian Apostate

The Hinterlands - Templars to the West

The Hinterlands - Hunger Pangs

The Hinterlands - Apostates in Witchwood

The Hinterlands - In the Elements

The Hinterlands - My Lover's Phylactery

The Hinterlands - Shallow Breaths

The Hinterlands - In the Saddle

The Hinterlands - Sketch of Calenhad's Foothold

The Hinterlands - Map to a Waterfall

The Hinterlands - Map of Farmland Cave

The Hinterlands - Blood Brothers

The Hinterlands - Stone Dreams

The Hinterlands - Open a Vein

The Hinterlands - Conscientious Objector

The Hinterlands - Safeguards Against Looters

The Hinterlands - Failure to Deliver

The Hinterlands - Where the Druffalo Roam

The Hinterlands - Playing with Fire

The Hinterlands - The Mercenary Fortress

The Hinterlands - Return Policy

Solas - Measuring the Veil

Well-Read - Discover a veilfire rune.

The Hinterlands - Bergrit's Claws

Sera - A Friend of Red Jenny

Vivienne - The Imperial Enchanter

The Hinterlands - Business Arrangements

The Hinterlands - A Healing Hand

The Hinterlands - A Common Treatment

The Hinterlands - An Advanced Treatment

The Hinterlands - A Rare Treatment

The Hinterlands - A Spirit in the Lake

The Hinterlands - Flowers for Senna

Iron Bull - The Captain of the Chargers

The Hinterlands - Deep Trouble

The Hinterlands - The Vault of Valammar

Focused - Spend 10 points in a single ability tree with any one single-player character.

The Hinterlands - Hinterland Who's Who

The Storm Coast - Cleaning House

Persuasive - Acquire 10 Inquisition agents in a single playthrough.

The Storm Coast - Wardens of the Coast

Loremaster - Collect 250 codex entries in a single playthrough.

The Storm Coast - A Glowing Key

The Fallow Mire - Lost Souls

The Fallow Mire - Cabin Fever

Forbidden Oasis - The Temple of Pride

Forbidden Oasis - What It's Worth

Forbidden Oasis - The Door in Par'as Cavern

Hard Hitter - Land a single blow in excess of 1,000 damage in single-player mode.

The Fallow Mire - These Demons Are Clever

The Fallow Mire - Beacons in the Dark

The Fallow Mire - Beneath the Mire


In Hushed Whispers


In Your Heart Shall Burn

Opposition in All Things - Close the Breach.

The Brightest of Their Age - Recruit all possible companions in a single playthrough.

In Your Heart Shall Burn - Survive an attack on the Inquisition.

Skyhold - Welcome to Skyhold

Skyhold - Inquisition Trappings

Cole - The Forgotten Boy

High Commander - Complete 50 missions or operations in a single playthrough.

Saddled Up - Purchase or secure five different mounts of any kind.

Skyhold - Rune Crafting

Skyhold - Advanced Crafting


From the Ashes

Cassandra - Guilty Pleasures

Dorian - Last Resort of Good Men

The Storm Coast - Keeping the Darkspawn Down

Skyhold - A Greener Garden

Exalted Plains - Undead Ramparts to the West

Exalted Plains - Lay Rest the Western Ramparts

Exalted Plains - A Dalish Perspective

Exalted Plains - Someone to Lose

Exalted Plains - The Golden Halla

Exalted Plains - From the Beyond

Exalted Plains - The Spoils of Desecration

Exalted Plains - Scattered Glyphs

Exalted Plains - Something to Prove

Solas - All New, Faded for Her

Exalted Plains - A Father's Guidance

Exalted Plains - Another Side, Another Story

Exalted Plains - Lay Rest the Eastern Ramparts

Exalted Plains - Calming Victory Rise

Dorian - One Less Venatori

Exalted Plains - Left to Grieve

Exalted Plains - Ghilan'nain's Grove

Exalted Plains - No Word Back

Exalted Plains - By the Grace of the Dalish

Regal - Completely upgrade one throne.

Exalted Plains - Map of Enavuris

Exalted Plains - Sketch of Enavuris River

Exalted Plains - Map of Halin'sulahn

Skyhold - A Better Courtyard

Emerald Graves - Watcher's Reach Refugees

Emerald Graves - The Freemen of the Dales

Emerald Graves - A Fallen Sister

Emerald Graves - Not Everyone's Free

Emerald Graves - A Vicious Thug

Quartermaster - Complete 20 requisition requests in a single playthrough.

Decorator - Purchase any new decoration element for Skyhold.

Emerald Graves - Devotion

Emerald Graves - A Deluded Chevalier

Emerald Graves - Noble Deeds, Noble Heart

Emerald Graves - A Lover's Promise

Emerald Graves - Observing the Menace

The Storm Coast - Red Water

Skyhold - Fragment of Inadequate Chain Mail

Emerald Graves - Last Wishes

Emerald Graves - Map of Watcher's Pass

Emerald Graves - Motherly Encouragement

Skyhold - Scattered in Skyhold

Skyhold - A Superior Tower

Emerald Graves - A Corrupt General

Emerald Graves - Safe Keeping

Emerald Graves - Victims of War

The Storm Coast - Sutherland and Company Missing

Emerald Graves - A Puppet Master

Emerald Graves - A Bear to Cross

Emerald Graves - Map of Elgar'nan's Bastion

Emerald Graves - Chateau d'Onterre

Master Alchemist - Upgrade your alchemic potions, grenades, or tonics 30 times in a single playthrough.

Exalted Plains - A Well Stocked Camp

Exalted Plains - For the Empire

Exalted Plains - A Familiar Ring

Exalted Plains - Pressed for Cache

Peerless - Level up the Inquisition to rank 10.

Lost Temple of Dirthamen - God of Secrets

Lost Temple of Dirthamen - Runes in the Lost Temple

Forbidden Oasis - The Fire Captured

The Western Approach - The Venatori

The Western Approach - On the Chantry Trail

The Western Approach - Draconology

Varric - Seeing Red

Vivienne - Favors the First Enchanter

The Western Approach - Frederic's Livelihood

The Western Approach - Hunting Patterns

The Western Approach - How to Lure a Dragon

The Western Approach - Sharper White Claws

The Western Approach - A Tevinter Relic Hunt

The Western Approach - The Heart of the Still Ruins

The Western Approach - A Stranger Rift in the Ruins

The Western Approach - A Manuscript of Some Authority

The Western Approach - Assault on Griffon Wing Keep

The Western Approach - This Water Tastes Funny

Botanist - Harvest 50 herbs from Skyhold's garden in a single playthrough.

Well-Funded - Earn 50,000 or more gold across all single-player playthroughs.

The Western Approach - The Trouble with Darkspawn

Forbidden Oasis - The Cold Endured

The Hinterlands - Fereldan Frostback

Wyrmslayer - Kill a high dragon in single-player mode.

Emprise du Lion - The Corruption of Sahrnia

Cassandra - Unfinished Business

Emprise du Lion - Stalker

The Hinterlands - Letter from a Lover

Emprise du Lion - Valeska's Watch

Blackwall - Memories of the Grey

Emprise du Lion - Take Back the Lion

Emprise du Lion - Mama's Ring

Emprise du Lion - Turning the Tables

Emprise du Lion - Rocky Rescue

Emprise du Lion - Red Captors

Emprise du Lion - Quarry Quandary

Emprise du Lion - Caged Confession

Emprise du Lion - Words not Hollow

Emprise du Lion - Capturing Suledin Keep

Emprise du Lion - Call Me Imshael

Emprise du Lion - They Shall Not Pass

Emerald Graves - The Tiniest Cave

Sera - The Verchiel March

Emprise du Lion - Sifting Through Rubble

Emprise du Lion - Securing Safe Passage

Veteran - Reach level 20 in single-player mode.

Cradle of Sulevin - Ruined Blade

Cullen - Before the Dawn

Solas - What Lies Dormant

People Person - Become friends with at least three of your inner circle in one playthrough.

Iron Bull - Demands of the Qun

Marked for Greatness - Seal 75 rifts in a single playthrough.

Hissing Wastes - Field of Bones

Invincible - Defeat 2,500 enemies in single-player mode.

Hissing Wastes - Let's Slay the Beast

Demonslayer - Defeat 1,000 demons in single-player mode.

Hissing Wastes - Sand and Ruin

Hissing Wastes - The Tomb of Fairel

Hissing Wastes - Notes on the Wastes


Specializations - Way of the Reaver

Specialized - Choose a specialization class.

Exalted Plains - Gamordan Stormrider

Josephine - Of Somewhat Fallen Fortune

Emerald Graves - Greater Mistral

Crestwood - Capturing Caer Bronach

Liberator - Liberate three keeps in a single playthrough.

Crestwood - Still Waters

Crestwood - Homecoming

Crestwood - Burdens of Command

Crestwood - Northern Hunter

Pathfinder - Discover a campsite and establish at least one Inquisition camp in 10 wilderness areas.

Crestwood - Weeding Out Bandits

Crestwood - The Naturalist

Stargazer - Unlock 15 astrariums in a single playthrough.

Crestwood - High Stakes

Crestwood - Wyrm Hole

The Western Approach - Fortress Squatters


Here Lies the Abyss

Here Lies the Abyss - Face your fears in the Fade.

Fade - Fears of the Dreamers

Fade - Broken Window

Cullen - Perseverance

Varric - Well, Shit

Cole - Subjected to His Will

Cassandra - Promise of Destruction

Cassandra - The Ideal Romance

Beloved and Precious - Commit to a romantic relationship.


Wicked Eyes and Wicked Hearts

Winter Palace - Red Jenny's Stashes

Winter Palace - Herd of Stone Halla

Winter Palace - Throwing Away Money

Winter Palace - The Great Blackmail Hunt

Belle of the Ball - Gain the full approval of the Orlesian court.

Wicked Eyes and Wicked Hearts - Make an impression on the Orlesian court.

Blackwall - Revelations

Vivienne - Bring Me the Heart of Snow White

Leliana - The Left Hand of the Divine

Emerald Graves - The Knights' Tomb


What Pride Had Wrought

What Pride Had Wrought - Reach an ancient ruin before your enemies.

Master Builder - Craft an item from Tier 4 materials in all non-masterwork slots in single-player mode.


The Final Piece

On Burning Wings - Recruit a powerful ally to even the score.


Doom Upon All the World

Herald - Finish the single-player campaign on at least Hard without lowering the difficulty.

Inquisitor - Finish the single-player campaign on Nightmare without lowering the difficulty.

Doom upon All the World - End the threat once and for all.

The Storm Coast - Vinsomer

Hissing Wastes - Sandy Howler

Emprise du Lion - Breeding Grounds

Emprise du Lion - Hivernal

Emprise du Lion - Kaltenzahn

Emprise du Lion - Highland Ravager

Dragons' Bane - Slay 10 high dragons in single-player mode.

Forbidden Oasis - The Spirit Calmed

Forbidden Oasis - A Prideful Place

Keymaster - Enter the heart of the Solasan temple.

Dragon Age™: Inquisition Platinum Trophy - Collect all the Dragon Age™: Inquisition trophies.

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