Caer Bronach is a keep in Crestwood.

Background Edit

King Brandel erected Caer Bronach in 8:26 Blessed, intending the fort as a stopover garrison for Fereldan soldiers fighting Orlesian invaders.
—Excerpt from the Codex entry: Caer Bronach

Involvement Edit

Caer Bronach has since become the base of a group of bandits named the Highwaymen, who prey on traders going between Orlais and Ferelden.

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The Inquisitor can capture Caer Bronach for use by the Inquisition during the side quest Capturing Caer Bronach. Capturing the Keep is vital to completing the quest Still Waters as this is the only way to reach the dam controls, which are needed to drain the lake.

Charter recieves orders to acquire Marius and Tessa Forsythia for the Inquisition at Caer Bronach and the keep is later used as a rendevouz following their raid on the Hissing Wastes.

Characters Edit

Quests Edit

Main article: Quests (Inquisition)
Quest icon DAI Capturing Caer Bronach
Quest icon DAI High Stakes
Quest icon DAI Still Waters
Quest icon DAI Weeding Out Bandits

Rifts Edit

Main article: Fade rift
Quest icon DAI Rift at Caer Bronach

War Table Operations Edit

Main article: War Table
Quest icon DAI Escape Routes for Agents in Crestwood
Quest icon DAI Expose the Double Agent
Quest icon DAI Rescue the Spy
Quest icon DAI Diverting Soldiers in the Frostbacks

Collections Edit

Landmarks Edit

Quest icon DAI Landmarks in Crestwood

Mosaics Edit

Mosaic Pieces icon Freed Are Slaves – Through the door to the right of the requisition table. This room cannot be accessed until the keep is captured.

Skyhold Customizations Edit

Crafting Materials Edit

Herbs Edit

Deep Mushroom icon Deep MushroomDeep Mushroom
Tier 2 Common Herb

Enemies Edit

Notable items Edit

Loot Edit

Healing Mist recipe icon Healing Mist Grenade RecipeHealing Mist Grenade Recipe
Allies in the area of effect are instantly healed by a moderate amount.
– Looted after defeating Snowball in the cave under the keep.
DAI sack Sad SplintersSad Splinters

The sad remains of a once proud Keep door.
– Looted after destroying the keep gate during Capturing Caer Bronach.
The Last Stand icon The Last StandThe Last Stand
Unique Maul
This maul reportedly made the difference in Hossberg's survival of a darkspawn siege in the Third Blight. To this day, paintings in the Anderfels depict Lord Ansel atop the city's black tower, lofting the maul defiantly.
However, while Hossberg did force the horde into retreat, Grey Wardens entering the city found only chaos and no Ansel.

Requires: Level 8

Damage: 151-158
+3% Ranged Defense
+8 Strength
On Hit: Gain 2 Guard
– Looted from the Highwayman Chief during Capturing Caer Bronach.
Demon-slaying rune schematic icon Master Demon-Slaying Rune SchematicMaster Demon-Slaying Rune Schematic
Rune schematic
Inflicts bonus damage against demons and undead on each weapon strike.
– Sold by the Caer Bronach Merchant for
1844 Currency (Inquisition).
Thunderstrike icon ThunderstrikeThunderstrike
Unique Mace
Inscribed on the hilt: "For thy heart, which has wronged me." This weapon of vengeance is strongest against an enemy beyond its wielder's power—according to the Alamarri legends that give it to the Avvar chieftain, Morrighan'nan.
Requires: Level 20

Damage: 148–153
+35% Armor Penetration
+7 Strength
10% chance to inflict Chain Lightning damage at 50% weapon power
– Randomly sold by the Caer Bronach Merchant for
8572 Currency (Inquisition). Requires The Short List Inquisition perk.

Codex entries Edit

Codex icon DAI Codex entry: Caer Bronach
Codex icon DAI Codex entry: Hard in Hightown: Chapter Three
Codex icon DAI Codex entry: Hard in Hightown: Chapter Four
Codex icon DAI Codex entry: A Magister's Needs

Gallery Edit