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For bows in other games, see Bows.

This page lists bows, ranged rogue weapons in Dragon Age: Inquisition.

Crafted Bows Edit

Note: Refer to the Weapon schematics page for a full list of crafted Bow Schematics.

Bows Edit

Name Damage Enhancements Upgrades Requires Acquisition
Aggressive Bow
Item Level 5
Common Bow
043
43–45
(49–51 DPS)
+3% Attack
Empty Rune
Empty Grip
Empty Rune
Level 1
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 1

Random loot.

Arrowwood
Item Level 25
Unique Bow
182
182-184
(206-208 DPS)
+95% Armor Penetration
Piercing Arrows
Empty Rune
Empty Rune
Not Varric
Rogue only
Obtained by solving the Veilfire puzzle in the "Forgotten Sanctuary" section of Elven Mountain Ruins.
Note: Requires Trespasser DLC.
Balanced Hunting Longbow
Item Level 5
Common Bow
043
43–45
(49–51 DPS)
+6% Flanking Damage Bonus
Empty Rune
Empty Grip
Empty Rune
Level 1
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 1
Random loot.
Can be purchased from Seggrit in Haven, the Redcliffe Weapons and Upgrades Merchant and the Crossroads Merchant in the Hinterlands for
0000000053
53 Currency (Inquisition).
Balanced Raider Longbow
Item Level 14
Common Bow
078
78–82
(88–93 DPS)
+9% Attack
Empty Rune
Empty Grip
Empty Rune
Level 11
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 11

Random loot.

Balanced Sniper Bow
Item Level 12
Rare Bow
077
77–81
(87–92 DPS)
+21% Critical Chance
Empty Rune
Empty Rune
Level 9
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 9
Rare random loot.
Can be purchased from the Griffon Wing Keep Merchant in the Western Approach and Gertrude in the Emerald Graves for
0000000456
456 Currency (Inquisition).
Balanced Sunbow
Item Level 20
Common Bow
111
111-116
(125-131 DPS)
+24% Critical Chance
Empty Rune
Empty Rune
Level 17
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 17
Random loot.
Can be purchased from the Suledin Keep Merchant in Emprise du Lion for
0000002215
2215 Currency (Inquisition).
Balanced Winged Longbow
Item Level 17
Common Bow
094
94–98
(106–111 DPS)
+11 Dexterity
Empty Rune
Empty Grip
Empty Rune
Level 14
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 14

Random loot.

Bane of Red Crossing
Item Level 11
Unique Bow
081
81–84
(92–95 DPS)
+3% Critical Chance
+3 Dexterity
+8% Guard Damage Bonus
10% chance to inflict Immolate damage at 50% weapon power
Empty Rune
Empty Grip
Empty Rune
Level 8
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 8

Acquired in the cave revealed from unlocking Astrariums on the Coast.

Bow of Artifice
Item Level 23
Unique Bow
162
162-168
(183-190 DPS)
+42% Critical Chance
+6% Stagger on Hit
On hit: chance that Elemental Mines spawn around your target
Empty Rune
Empty Rune
Level 18
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 18
Possible random trials reward.
Note: Requires Trespasser DLC.
Bow of Cleansing Fire
Item Level 13
Rare Bow
83-
83-86
(105-108 DPS)
+10 Fire Damage
+9% Critical Chance
+8% Guard Damage Bonus
Empty Grip
Fire Rune
Level 10
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 10

Random loot.

Bow of Cruel Redemption
Item Level 22
Rare Bow
139
139–144
(157–163 DPS)
+9% Critical Chance
+27% Critical Damage Bonus
On hit: heal 1% of maximum health
Empty Rune
Empty Grip
Empty Rune
Level 19
Rogue only
Level 19
Can be purchased from the Suledin Keep Merchant in Emprise du Lion for
0000009597
9597 Currency (Inquisition).
Bow of Helpful Hazard
Item Level 15
Rare Bow
094
94–98
(106–111 DPS)
+9% Critical Chance
+5 Dexterity
10% chance to drop caltrops on a hit, doing 30% weapon damage per second
Empty Rune
Empty Grip
Empty Rune
Level 12
Rogue only
Level 12

Random loot.

Bow of the Beresaad
Item Level 13
Unique Bow
92-
92-96
(104-108 DPS)
+23% Barrier Damage Bonus
+5 Dexterity
On hit: heal 1% of maximum health
Empty Rune
Empty Grip
Empty Rune
Level 10
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 10

info wanted

Bow of the Dragon
Item Level 5
Rare Bow
049
49–50
(61–62 DPS)
+5 Fire Damage
+6% Guard Damage Bonus
+4 Willpower
Lesser Fire Rune
Empty Grip
Lesser Fire Rune
Level 1
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 1

Acquired through the Flames of the Inquisition Weapons Arsenal DLC.

Dalish Hunter Bow
Item Level 9
Common Bow
058
58–59
(66–67 DPS)
+8% Critical Damage Bonus
Empty Rune
Empty Grip
Empty Rune
Level 6
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 6
Random loot.
Can be purchased from the Redcliffe Weapons and Upgrades in the Hinterlands for
0000000103
103 Currency (Inquisition).
Dhal Vallasan
Item Level 23
Unique Bow
162
162-168
(201-208 DPS)
+16 Cold Damage
+8% Attack
+14% Barrier Damage Bonus
+11 Cunning
+16 Dexterity
Solid Longbow Grip
Master Frost Rune
Level 20
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 20
Can be purchased from Weapons and Schematics Merchant in Stone-Bear Hold for
0000016508
16508 Currency (Inquisition).
Looted from a chest near Varsdotten River during On Ameridan's Trail.
Note: Requires Jaws of Hakkon DLC.
Elder Dalish Bow
Item Level 15
Rare Bow
091
91–98
(126–133 DPS)
+20 Damage vs. Corrupted
+8% Barrier Damage Bonus
+15% Critical Damage Bonus
Empty Grip
Cleansing Rune
Level 12
Rogue only
Level 12

Random loot acquired only in Din'an Hanin located in the Emerald Graves.

Elgar'nan Enaste
Item Level 12
Unique Bow
86-
86-90
(97-102 DPS)
+8 Cunning
+21 Dexterity
Explosive Arrows
Empty Rune
Empty Rune
Level 7
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 7
Possible random trials reward.
Note: Requires Trespasser DLC.
Elite Sniper Bow
Item Level 16
Rare Bow
100
100-104
(136-140 DPS)
+20 Damage vs. Living
+25% Critical Chance
Corrupting Rune
Level 13
Rogue only
Level 13
Rare random loot.
Randomly sold by Gertrude in the Emerald Graves, the Griffon Wing Keep Merchant and the Weapons and Upgrades Merchant in Val Royeaux for
0000001485
1485 Currency (Inquisition).
Note: Requires The Short List Inquisition perk.
Elusive Icebow
Item Level 21
Rare Bow
132
132–137
(160–166 DPS)
+16% Attack
+9 Dexterity
Empty Grip
Frost Rune
Level 18
Rogue only
Not Varric
Level 18

Random loot.

Enchanted Sunbow
Item Level 16
Rare Bow
100
100-104
(124-129 DPS)
+10 Fire Damage
+6% Critical Chance
+18% Guard Damage Bonus
Empty Grip
Fire Rune
Level 13
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 13

Random loot.

Exacting Longbow
Item Level 8
Common Bow
053
53–55
(60–62 DPS)
+5% Critical Chance
Empty Rune
Empty Grip
Empty Rune
Level 4
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 4

Random loot.

Farslayer
Item Level 9
Unique Bow
71─
71─74
(80─84 DPS)
+8% Critical Chance
+3 Dexterity
On hit: 5% Chance to apply poison
Empty Rune
Empty Grip
Empty Rune
Not Varric
Rogue only

Can be found on the ground behind the Fade rift north of the Riverside Garrison in the Exalted Plains.

Fereldan Army Longbow
Item Level 2
Common Bow
037
37
(42 DPS)
+3 Dexterity
Empty Rune
Empty Grip
Empty Rune
Level 1
Rogue only
Level 1
Fereldan Officer Longbow
Item Level 6
Rare Bow
052
52–54
(59–61 DPS)
+2% Critical Chance
+3 Dexterity
Increase maximum stamina by 15
Empty Rune
Empty Grip
Empty Rune
Level 2
Rogue only
Level 2

Random loot.

Fereldan Skirmisher Longbow
Item Level 7
Common Bow
050
50–51
(57–58 DPS)
+3 Dexterity
Empty Rune
Empty Grip
Empty Rune
Level 3
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 3
Random loot.
Can be purchased from the Redcliffe Weapons and Upgrades Merchant in the Hinterlands for
0000000068
68 Currency (Inquisition).
Firm Hunting Longbow
Item Level 7
Common Bow
050
50
(57 DPS)
+6% Flanking Damage Bonus
Empty Rune
Empty Grip
Empty Rune
Level 3
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 3
Can be purchased from the Redcliffe Weapons and Upgrades Merchant in Hinterlands for
0000000068
68 Currency (Inquisition).
Firm Hunting Longbow
Item Level 4
Common Bow
041
41
(46 DPS)
+6% Flanking Damage Bonus
Empty Rune
Empty Grip
Empty Rune
Level 1
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 1

Sera's initial starting weapon.

Firm Winged Longbow
Item Level 23
Common Bow
131
131-134
(148-151 DPS)
+27% Armor Penetration
Empty Rune
Empty Grip
Empty Rune
Level 20
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 20
Can be purchased from the Suledin Keep Merchant in Emprise du Lion for
0000006398
6398 Currency (Inquisition).
Grunsmann's Bow
Item Level 16
Unique Bow
112
112–116
(127–131 DPS)
+17% Attack
+6 Dexterity
On kill: target explodes for 75% weapon damage
Empty Rune
Empty Grip
Empty Rune
Level 13
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 13
Can be purchased from Bonny Sims in Skyhold for
0000004082
4082 Currency (Inquisition).
Hakkon's Wrath
Item Level 25
Unique Bow
179
179-185
(220-227 DPS)
+16 Cold Damage
+50% Armor Penetration
+7% Attack
+8% Heal on Kill
+41% Stagger on Hit
Master Frost Rune
Level 22
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 22
Looted from the corpse of the Ice Giant in the Frostback Basin.
Note: Requires Jaws of Hakkon DLC.
Heartstring Bow
Item Level 24
Unique Bow
170
170–176
(210-217 DPS)
+16 Fire Damage
+18% Critical Chance
+16 Dexterity
+22% Heal on Kill
Thick Longbow Grip
Master Fire Rune
Level 21
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 21
Looted from a skeleton in Lady's Rest in the Frostback Basin after opening the Fade rift.
Note: Requires Jaws of Hakkon DLC.
Hunting Longbow
Item Level 1
Common Bow
036
36
(41 DPS)
+11% Flanking Damage Bonus
Empty Rune
Empty Rune
Level 1
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 1

Random loot acquired during the prologue.

Inquisition Longbow
Item Level 1
Common Bow
034
34
(38 DPS)
+3% Attack
+6 Dexterity
Empty Rune
Empty Grip
Empty Rune
Level 1
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 1

Automatically equipped by Hall in Multiplayer.

Knight-Commander Longbow
Item Level 21
Rare Bow
132
132–137
(172–177 DPS)
+20 Damage vs. Demons
+15% Armor Penetration
+27% Guard Damage Bonus
Empty Grip
Master Demon-Slaying Rune
Level 18
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 18
Can be purchased from the Suledin Keep Merchant in Emprise du Lion for
0000007383
7383 Currency (Inquisition).
Note: Requires The Short List Inquisition perk.
The Last Word
Item Level 19
Rare Bow
119
119–123
(134–139 DPS)
+17% Critical Chance
On hit: 10% chance to apply poison
Empty Rune
Empty Grip
Empty Rune
Level 16
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 16

Looted from Venatori in the Hissing Wastes.
Looted from Red Templars in the Hissing Wastes.
Random loot from tier 3 chests.

Longbow of Grief
Item Level 5
Common Bow
043
43–45
(49–51 DPS)
+3% Critical Chance
Empty Rune
Empty Grip
Empty Rune
Level 1
Rogue only
Level 1
Longbow of the Griffon
Item Level 21
Unique Bow
147
147–152
(166–172 DPS)
+11% Armor Penetration
+42% Attack
Weapon fires 3 shots when attacking
Empty Rune
Empty Rune
Level 18
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 18
Looted from a chest in the Temple of Mythal in the Arbor Wilds during What Pride Had Wrought, while following the Elven Sentinel to the Well of Sorrows.
Note: Requires the Inquisitor to ally with the Sentinels.
Longbow of the Partisan
Item Level 8
Rare Bow
059
59–62
(67–70 DPS)
+5% Attack
+4% Critical Damage Bonus
Empty Rune
Empty Grip
Empty Rune
Level 4
Rogue only
Level 4

Random loot.

Longshot
Item Level 13
Unique Bow
92-
92-96
(104-112 DPS)
+23% Flanking Damage Bonus
+5 Willpower
+10% focus gain
Empty Rune
Empty Grip
Empty Rune
Level 10
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 10

Looted from a corpse next to the Twisted Tree landmark on the northern edge of the Emerald Graves, near the Greater Mistral.

Lyrium-Reinforced Longbow
Item Level 26
Rare bow
168
168-174
(190-195 DPS)
+13% Armor Penetration
+34 Dexterity
On Kill: Target explodes for 100% weapon damage
Empty Rune
Empty Rune
Level 18
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 18
Looted from Sha-Brytol or acquired from chests looted in the Bastion of the Pure or Forgotten Caverns in the Deep Roads.
Potentially rewarded upon completing Deep Roads Expeditions: Patrolling the Bastion of the Pure operation.
Note: Requires The Descent DLC.
Ornate Longbow
Item Level 12
Common Bow
069
69–72
(78–81 DPS)
+15% Armor Penetration
Empty Rune
Empty Grip
Empty Rune
Level 9
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 9

Random loot.

Perseverance
Item Level 18
Unique Bow
125
125–130
(141–160 DPS)
+4% Critical Chance
+48% Flanking Damage Bonus
Master Frost Rune
Level 15
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 15

Received as a gift after finding three beings that resemble Chantry sisters in the Hissing Wastes.

Punched by the Maker
Item Level 21
Unique Bow
147
147–152
(166–172 DPS)
+14% Armor Penetration
+16% Critical Chance
+14% Guard Damage Bonus
10% chance to apply Walking Bomb for 5 seconds, with detonation of 50% weapon damage
Empty Rune
Empty Grip
Empty Rune
Level 18
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 18
Randomly sold by the Weapons and Upgrades Merchant in Val Royeaux for
0000020633
20633 Currency (Inquisition).
Note: Requires The Short List Inquisition perk.
Raider Bow
Item Level 16
Common Bow
089
89–93
(101–105 DPS)
+11% Attack
Empty Rune
Empty Grip
Empty Rune
Level 13
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 13

Random loot.

Raider Longbow
Item Level 11
Common Bow
065
65–67
(73–76 DPS)
+5% Attack
Empty Rune
Empty Grip
Empty Rune
Level 8
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 8
Random loot.
Can be purchased from the Redcliffe Weapons and Upgrades Merchant in the Hinterlands for
0000000159
159 Currency (Inquisition).
Reinforced Longbow
Item Level 10
Common Bow
061
61–63
(69–71 DPS)
+8% Armor Penetration
Empty Rune
Empty Grip
Empty Rune
Level 7
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 7

Random loot.

Shadowhunter Bow
Item Level 10
Rare Bow
068
68–71
(77–80 DPS)
+12% Flanking Damage Bonus
+25% faster movement speed when in stealth
Empty Rune
Empty Grip
Empty Rune
Level 7
Rogue only
Level 7

Rare random loot from tier 2 or 3 chests.

Silent Jenny
Item Level 16
Rare Bow
100
100-104
(113-118 DPS)
+11% Attack
+10% Flanking Damage Bonus
+25% Faster movement speed when in stealth
Empty Rune
Empty Grip
Empty Rune
Level 13
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 13

Random loot.

Sniper Bow
Item Level 16
Common Bow
89-
89-93
(101-105 DPS)
+11% Critical Chance
Empty Rune
Empty Grip
Empty Rune
Level 13
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 13
Can be purchased from the Expensive Merchant in Val Royeaux for
0000001408
1408 Currency (Inquisition).
Can be purchased from Gertrude in the Emerald Graves, the Weapons and Upgrades Merchant in Val Royeaux and the Griffon Wing Keep Merchant in Western Approach for
0000000563
563 Currency (Inquisition).
Soldier's Nemesis
Item Level 7
Rare Bow
056
56–58
(63–66 DPS)
+3% Attack
+4% Guard Damage Bonus
Empty Rune
Empty Grip
Empty Rune
Level 3
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 3

Random loot.

Spiked Longbow
Item Level 19
Common Bow
106
106–110
(120–124 DPS)
+11% Attack
Empty Rune
Empty Grip
Empty Rune
Level 16
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 16

Random loot.

Striking Bow
Item Level 13
Common Bow
074
74–77
(84–87 DPS)
+9% Attack
Empty Rune
Empty Grip
Empty Rune
Level 10
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 10
Can be purchased from the Expensive Merchant in Val Royeaux for
0000000703
703 Currency (Inquisition).
Can be purchased from Gertrude in the Emerald Graves and the Griffon Wing Keep Merchant in the Western Approach for
0000000281
281 Currency (Inquisition).
Sunbow
Item Level 20
Common Bow
111
111–116
(125–131 DPS)
+16% Critical Chance
Empty Rune
Empty Grip
Empty Rune
Level 17
Rogue only
Level 17

Random loot.

Superior Dalish Bow
Item Level 13
Rare Bow
083
83–86
(94–120 DPS)
+20 Damage vs. Corrupted
+23% Critical Damage Bonus
Empty Grip
Cleansing Rune
Level 10
Rogue only
Level 10

Random loot.

Templar Longbow
Item Level 21
Common Bow
118
118–122
(133–138 DPS)
+27% Armor Penetration
Empty Rune
Empty Grip
Empty Rune
Level 18
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 18
Random loot.
Can be purchased from the Suledin Keep Merchant in Emprise du Lion for
0000003445
3445 Currency (Inquisition).
Tenasarin
Item Level 19
Unique Bow
132
132-137
(149-155 DPS)
+9% Critical Damage Bonus
+17 Dexterity
2% chance to use Shield Bash on a hit
Empty Rune
Empty Grip
Empty Rune
Level 16
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 16
Can be purchased from the Merchant in Skyhold for
0000011110
11110 Currency (Inquisition) upon acquiring the ability to craft masterworks.
Tezpadam's Bane
Item Level 26
Unique Bow
187
187-193
(211-218 DPS)
+12% Armor Penetration
+41 Dexterity
+7% Sunder on Hit
On kill: target explodes for 150% weapon damage
Empty Rune
Empty Rune
Level 21
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 21
Acquired upon defeating The Guardian in The Wellspring section of the Deep Roads.
Note: Requires The Descent DLC.
The Fowl Wind
Item Level 23
Unique Bow
162
162-168
(219-226 DPS)
+32 Damage vs. Living
+24 Cunning
+36% Heal on Kill
Masterwork Carved Longbow Grip
Master Corrupting Rune
Level 18
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 18
Can be purchased from Emporium's Weapons and Accessories for
0000016508
16508 Currency (Inquisition) in the Black Emporium.
The Trepanner's Requital
Item Level 13
Unique Bow
092
92–96
(104–108 DPS)
+16% Armor Penetration
+15% Flanking Damage Bonus
On kill: target explodes for 75% weapon damage
Empty Rune
Solid Longbow Grip
Empty Rune
Level 10
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 10
Acquired at the end of Wicked Eyes and Wicked Hearts.
Note: Requires the Grand Duchess Florianne de Chalons to be killed via battle instead of being publicly shamed.
Winged Longbow
Item Level 18
Common Bow
100
100-104
(113-118 DPS)
+18% Armor Penetration
Empty Rune
Empty Grip
Empty Rune
Level 15
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 15
Can be purchased from the Expensive Merchant in Val Royeaux for
0000003165
3165 Currency (Inquisition).
Can be purchased from the Weapons and Upgrades merchant in Val Royeaux and the Suledin Keep Merchant in Emprise du Lion for
0000001266
1266 Currency (Inquisition).

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