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Dragon Age: Inquisition Character Guide

Character Guide







Blackwall
  • Race: Human
  • Class: Warrior
  • Description: Blackwall is a proud Grey Warden who travels alone but does his best to train others and aid those in need. When players first meet Blackwall, he's in the process of recruiting soldiers but leaves that behind to join the Inquisition.







Cassandra Pentaghast

  • Race: Human
  • Class: Warrior
  • Description: Players of Dragon Age II will recognize Cassandra as the woman who interrogates Varric as the framework for that narrative. Now she joins the Inquisition to help close the breach and resolve the Mage/Templar disputes. Cassandra comes from a noble background but ignores it and instead prefers life as a Seeker of Truth. She attempts to hide her emotions but opens up the more the protagonist gets to know her.







Cole

  • Race: Spirit
  • Class: Rogue
  • Description: Cole is a wandering spirit who wants to join the Inquisition and help the protagonist. This rubs some people the wrong way, namely Cassandra. Despite the group's reservations about a spirit, Cole clearly tries to help those in pain as he can feel their emotions. His solutions are sometimes troublesome, but his intentions good.







Dorian

  • Race: Human
  • Class: Mage
  • Description: Dorian comes from the Tevinter Imperium but sees the downfall of his nation. Thus, he helps the protagonist fight his former mentor Alexius and joins the Inquisition. He comes off as vain and talks highly of himself, but it's largely an act to avoid some past struggles in his life and his status as a Tevinter. He still cares for his country but recognizes the obvious flaws in ideology.







Iron Bull

  • Race: Qunari
  • Class: Warrior
  • Description: Iron Bull left behind the Ben-Hassrath to create his own ragtag group of warriors called the Bull's Chargers. He recruits people from all backgrounds and shows an acceptance of a wide variety of individuals. He offers to join the Inquisition along with the rest of his group, though he can often be found drinking when not out on the battlefield. Despite his intimidating presence, he displays a surprising amount of kindness and respect.







Sera

  • Race: Elf
  • Class: Rogue
  • Description: Perhaps the most colorful personality of the group, Sera focuses on the present and cares little for the bigger picture. It's simply about shooting the bad guys and helping those in need. She was part of the Friends of Red Jenny, an anonymous group that targets those who treat the less fortunate individuals of society poorly. She does does all of this to establish some level of balance in the world, which allows her to sleep at night and not be frightened of the world.







Solas

  • Race: Elf
  • Class: Mage
  • Description: Solas is a self-taught Elven mage who likes to spend his time in the Fade. He holds great knowledge of the dream world and shares all kinds of facts regarding it if the player shows interest. He's a soft-spoken individual but clearly possesses great intelligence. His connection to the fade allows him to look at spirits positively and even consider them as friends.







Varric Tethras

  • Race: Dwarf
  • Class: Rogue
  • Description: Varric, a fan favorite from Dragon Age II, returns to join the Inquisition. He's a jack-of-all-trades and lives life as both a merchant and writer. In combat he plays the role of rogue and uses his trusty crossbow, Bianca. He never explicitly states why he names his crossbow Bianca, though he hints it's about a promise to a girl.







Vivienne

  • Race: Human
  • Class: Mage
  • Description: Vivienne is an Orlesian mage who acts as an adviser to Empress Celene. She shows interest in the protagonist and asks to join the Inquisition after the player visits Val Royeux. Though she herself is a mage, she opposes apostates and argues for the need of the Circle of Magi. Her experience with politics give her a slightly icy demeanor. She never shows outbursts of emotion, but she can be hard to please.