Back from Sundermount is an Act 2 companion quest for Merrill in Dragon Age II.

Acquisition Edit

The quest is obtained regardless of choices made in Mirror Image. Travel to Merrill's Home at the Kirkwall Alienage in Lowtown and speak with her.

Note: The player may already have acquired Merrill's Questioning Beliefs at this stage, but if this is the case, this quest will trigger first.

Walkthrough Edit

If Hawke awards Merrill the Arulin'Holm, she appreciates the assistance. She comments that even her own kind do not value her efforts.

If Hawke kept the Arulin'Holm, she berates Hawke for breaking their promise and hampering her efforts, stating that she is fulfilling her duty to her people.

Result Edit

If you gave Merrill the Arulin'Holm, you net Friendship small Merrill: friendship (+5) for the Diplomatic choice.

If you denied Merrill the Arulin'Holm, you net Rivalry small Merrill: rivalry (+10) for the Aggressive choice and Rivalry small Merrill: rivalry (+25) for either the Sarcastic or the Diplomatic choice.

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Hawke has the opportunity to flirt with Merrill here, and if her friendship or rivalry is high enough, she will meet Hawke after the quest at the Hawke Estate for a chance to further the romance.