The Crown and Lion is an inn in the City of Amaranthine.

Background Edit

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The owners of the Crown and Lion are involved in some shady dealings with the smugglers. Specifically, they provide under payment a second entrance to an underground cove which is the smugglers' hideout. The Crown and Lion is also the last place the Grey Warden Kristoff was seen after leaving Vigil's Keep the night before the darkspawn assault.

Quests Edit

Ico Quest The Assault on Amaranthine
Ico Quest Blight Orfans Notis Bord
Ico Quest Last Wishes
Ico Quest Shadows of the Blackmarsh
Ico Quest Sigrun's Roguish Past
Ico Quest Smuggler's Run
Ico Quest Till Death Do Us Part
Warden's fall tavern

Crown and Lion as seen in Warden's Fall.

Characters Edit

Innkeeper (Amaranthine)


  • Bartender: He is involved in the Smuggler's Run quest.
  • Innkeeper: He gives info about Kristoff as well as his room key and mentions the darkspawn threat if he is asked for news.
  • Nida and her friend: She is the wife of Keenan, an Orlesian Grey Warden.
  • Mischa: A female dwarf who works for a tanner and is involved in Sigrun's Roguish Past.
  • Sorcha: A waitress. She can be asked for more information about Kristoff.
  • Patrons: Their intoxicated discussions are about who's stronger between Andraste and Archdemon, about their health problems and about rioting against the "nosy guards".

Enemies Edit

  • Ferret - a ferret that explodes, when killed

Notable items Edit

The Crown and Lion sign

The Crown and Lion sign

Plt ico key Inn KeyInn Key
This key opens Kristoff's room.
Tre ico fancyvase OilOil
Plot item
This oil is rancid, useless both in cooking or for a lamp.
Ico amulet Spirit CordSpirit Cord
Weathered bone hangs from twisted hemp.

+3 dexterity
+3 cunning
+15% nature resistance
+5% spirit resistance
Ico codex entry Codex entry: Kristoff's Journal
Ico codex entry Codex entry: A Letter from Aura
Rcp ico poison 4 Elemental Poison Recipe
Rcp ico poison 4 Elemental Grenade Recipe

Notable gifts for companions:

Plt ico painted box Kristoff's MementosKristoff's Mementos
A box of mementos that once belonged to Kristoff.
Tre ico fancy bottle 2 Mackay's Epic Single MaltMackay's Epic Single Malt
This whiskey is older than the Maker and smoother than elven baby-butt.
Unique items sold by the bartender:
Ico gloves light Fingers of the NimbleFingers of the Nimble
Light gloves
Dragonwing (Tier 8)
Requires: 22 strength

Armor: 1.66
Fatigue: 1.25%
+6 dexterity
Rapid aim
+10% ranged critical chance
+15% critical/backstab damage
Ico boots heavy Fleet FeetFleet Feet
Heavy boots
Volcanic Aurum (Tier 9)
Requires: 48 strength

Armor: 3.75
Fatigue: 3.94%
+4 dexterity
+6 defense
+10% spell resistance
+10% chance to dodge attacks
Chance to avoid missile attacks
Ico longbow MiseryMisery
Ancestral Heartwood (Tier 9)
Requires: 44 dexterity

Damage: 10.80
Critical chance: 1.80%
Armor penetration: 11.00
Strength modifier: 1.00
Rapid aim
+10% ranged critical chance
+2.5 armor penetration
+10 attack
Ico dagger Voice of VelvetVoice of Velvet
Volcanic Aurum (Tier 9)
Requires: 40 dexterity

Damage: 7.20
Critical chance: 5.40%
Armor penetration: 10.00
Strength modifier: 0.85
Rune slot Rune slot Rune slot
+1/+2 health regeneration in combat
+3 damage
+5% melee critical chance
+25% chance to dodge attacks
+100% critical/backstab damage
+5 cold damage
Rcp runecrafting2 Intensifying Rune Tracing

See also Edit

Ico codex entry Codex entry: The Crown and Lion