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All New, Faded for Her is a companion quest for Solas in Dragon Age: Inquisition.

One of Solas's old friends, a spirit, has been summoned against its will and needs his help.

Acquisition Edit

The quest is initiated by talking to Solas in Skyhold, after several conversations with him there.

Walkthrough Edit

Travel to the Exalted Plains with Solas, where the spirit is located on the western edge of the area. On the way there, the party will notice some bloodied corpses on the ground. Upon reaching the spirit, who has been corrupted and taken the form of a pride demon, a cutscene will occur where a group of mages is shown to be behind the summoning.

  • Approval changes

Deal with the pride demon. The Inquisitor can either kill the demon or destroy the surrounding ice pillars, which ends the battle and starts another cutscene. With either the Rift Mage or Templar specializations or the Arcane Knowledge perk it is possible to take a special dialogue option using this knowledge to more quickly disrupt the summoning circle. This results in the pillars beginning at half health. After that, it is possible to let Solas either kill the mages he considers responsible or stop him. Either way he will temporarily leave the party.

Return to Skyhold to speak with Solas and resolve the quest.

Results Edit

  • 85 XP for each pillar destroyed

and for completing the quest:

  • 1025 XP
  • 400 Influence
  • 3 Power

Approval/Dialogue guide Edit

Accepting the quest Edit

Solas: ...I may also need a favor.
  • Any options. (No approval changes)
Solas: ...I heard the cry for help as I slept.
  • Any options. (No approval changes)
Solas: It was summoned against its will, and wants my help to gain its freedom and return to the Fade.
1. I'll help. (No approval changes)
2. I can go along with it. (No approval changes)
3. I'm not saving a spirit.
DAIApproval Disapproves
5. [Investigate.]
4. Why didn't it want in?
DAIApproval Slightly Approves
5. Why would they summon it?
DAIApproval Slightly Approves

Finding the spirit Edit

Solas: (Growls.)
1. Is that your friend?
DAIApproval Slightly Disapproves
2. What happened? (No approval changes)
3. That's a demon.
DAIApproval Slightly Disapproves
4. They corrupted it. (Requires Arcane Knowledge perk/Rift Mage Specialization/Templar Specialization)
DAIApproval Approves
Solas: We're not here to help you.
1. Yes, we are.
DAIApproval Slightly Disapproves
2. Solas is smarter than you are.
DAIApproval Slightly Approves
3. No, we're not. (No approval changes)
Solas: Inquisitor. Please.
1. We'll save your friend.
DAIApproval Slightly Approves
2. Sure, why not? (No approval changes)
3. It would be safer to kill it.
DAIApproval Slightly Disapproves
4. I can break it. (Requires Arcane Knowledge perk/Rift Mage Specialization/Templar Specialization)
DAIApproval Approves
5. Rift magic could help. (Requires Rift Mage Specialization)
DAIApproval Approves

Fighting the demon Edit

Destroying the summoning stone
DAIApproval Greatly Approves
Killing the pride demon
DAIApproval Greatly Disapproves
Mage: ...The book said it could help us!
2. [Let Solas kill them.]
DAIApproval Approves
5. [Stop Solas.]
DAIApproval Disapproves

Talking to Solas in Skyhold Edit

Solas: ...(conversation depends on how the Inquisitor dealt with the pride demon)
Any options. (No approval changes)
Solas: I could hardly abandon you now.
2. Goodbye. (Ends conversation) (No approval changes)
4. I'm here for you. (Romance)
5. [Investigate.]
  • Each option.
    DAIApproval Slightly Approves

Notes Edit

  • If the Inquisitor is an elf, a translated version of the exchange between Solas and the spirit will appear in the subtitles. An elven inquisitor can also note while trying to comfort Solas that they understood the spirit's words:
Solas: I'm sorry
Spirit: I'm not. I'm happy. I'm me again
Spirit: You helped me. Now you must endure. Guide me into death.
Solas: As you say.
Solas: Dareth shiral (Untranslated, means "Safe journey")

Bugs Edit

  • The cutscene will occur only if the dead mages are found and examined. Otherwise, when the spirit is found, the cutscene will not occur. Saving and reloading can help to initate the cutscene. One can also try traveling to Skyhold and back. Otherwise saving the game before approaching the area is highly advised. [confirmation needed]
  • On all versions, the game may crash upon attacking or destroying the Summoning Stones. Additionally, the game may crash after the first cutscene if you attack the demon before the stones.
    • Possible solution: Destroy one summoning stone at a time, retreating to manually save then continue until the last stone. It may help if all party members are ranged, on tactical camera and if the Inquisitor doesn't hit anything.
  • Sometimes the dialogue between Solas and the spirit is not translated for elven Inquisitors, as it is meant to be.
  • It's actually possible to resurrect the Pride Demon from quest with the Revival spell from the Spirit tree after it's over.[confirmation needed]

Trivia Edit

Splr dai
“Whatever we were before, we are now the Inquisition.” — The Inquisitor
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  • The name of this quest is an anagram of "Dread Wolf Fen'Harel."

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