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For daggers in other games, see Daggers (Origins) and Daggers (Inquisition).

This page lists daggers in Dragon Age II.

Name Damage Runes
Act Enhancements Notes
Arm of Adruil
Requires: Dual Weapon
24 dexterity
20 physical damage
(37 per second)
1 1 +35 attack
+3% attack speed
Found at the top of Sundermount on the remains of a shadow warrior.
Backstabber
Onyx
8 physical damage
(15 per second)
0 1 One of Isabela's initial daggers

Restriction: Isabela
Bassrath-Kata
Silverite
Requires: Dual Weapon
39 dexterity
39 physical damage
(72 per second)
0 3 +4% critical chance
+9% critical damage
+6% physical damage
+12 damage vs. humans
Possible reward for The Lost Swords.
Beraht's Revenge
Red Steel
Requires: Dual Weapon
1.6 + 1.68 * LVL nature damage
(2.9 + 3.11 * LVL per second)
1 1-3 +(0.3 * ATK(LVL)) attack
+(2.4 + 0.03 * LVL)% attack speed
Improves with level-up
5% chance to regenerate (1.2 + 0.06 * LVL)% health
Rogue Item Pack DLC required.
Blade of Forgiveness
Aurum
Requires: Dual Weapon
X dexterity
(1.6 + 1.68 * LVL) physical damage
((1.85 * DMG) per second)
0 1-3 Randomly selected from:
+(2.4 + 0.06 * LVL)% critical chance
+(0.15 * DEF(LVL)) defense
+(1.2 * (LVL + 1)) health
Generic. Found at random among merchant's wares or as loot. Properties are scaled to Hawke's level when generated.
Blade of Red Birth
Silverite
Requires: Dual Weapon
25 dexterity
22 physical damage
(41 per second)
1 1 +38 attack
+4 fire damage
Found in the Deep Roads in a chest during The Deep Roads Expedition.
Blade of the Many
Red Steel
Requires: Dual Weapon
40 dexterity
40 physical damage
(74 per second)
2 3 +81 attack
+4 physical damage across 2m
Bonny Lem's Wares in the Disused Passage for
0000235836
23DAO goldpiece trans 58DAO silverpiece trans 36DAO bronzepiece trans.
Blemished Dagger
Red Steel
Requires: Dual Weapon
15 dexterity
7 physical damage
(13 per second)
0 0 +3% critical chance Acquisition unknown, possibly unobtainable
Bloodletter
Onyx
Requires: Dual Weapon
24 dexterity
20 physical damage
(37 per second)
0 1 +35 attack
Messy kills
Looted from Captain Reiner at Arthuris's Private Dock during Wayward Son.
The Bodice Ripper
Aurum
Requires: Dual Weapon
22 dexterity
17 physical damage
(31 per second)
0 1 +3% critical chance
+7% critical damage
Looted from Hayder in the Chantry during Fools Rush In.
Carta's Left-Hand
Onyx
Requires: Dual Weapon
41 dexterity
42 physical damage
(78 per second)
0 3 +87 attack
+10% critical damage
Immunity to knockback
25% chance to reduce attack speed
25% chance to reduce movement speed
Looted from Hanker in Lowtown during Kind of Want.
Carta's Right-Hand
Silverite
Requires: Dual Weapon
41 dexterity
42 physical damage
(78 per second)
0 3 +87 attack
+4% critical chance
+10% critical damage
5% chance to stun
Available at Bonny Lem's Wares for
0000249600
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Chum-Cutter
Onyx
Requires: Dual Weapon
28 dexterity
25 physical damage
(46 per second)
0 2 +43 attack
+6% physical damage
Looted from Senestra in the Docks during A Debt in the Family.
Coterie Shiv
Aurum
Requires: Dual Weapon
31 dexterity
30 physical damage
(56 per second)
0 2 +9% critical damage
25% chance to reduce attack speed
25% chance to reduce movement speed
Purchased from Weaponsmithy in Lowtown for
0000028155
2DAO goldpiece trans 81DAO silverpiece trans 55DAO bronzepiece trans.
Cruel Dagger
Silverite
Requires: Dual Weapon
24 dexterity
20 physical damage
(37 per second)
0 1 +8% critical damage
+6 damage vs. humans
Available at Shady Merchandise (The Docks)
Dagger
Onyx
Requires: Dual Weapon
X dexterity
(1.6 + 1.68 * LVL) physical damage
((1.85 * DMG) per second)
0 1-3 Selected at random from:
+X% physical damage
+X attack
+X mana/stamina
Generic. Found at random among merchant's wares or as loot. Properties are scaled to Hawke's level when generated.
Dagger of the Four Winds
Aurum
Requires: Dual Weapon
X dexterity
(1.6 + 1.68 * LVL) electricity damage
((1.85 * DMG) per second)
4 Mark of the Assassin DLC required. Reward for Pirates and their Curses.

Restriction: Isabela
Dalish Dagger
Onyx
Requires: Dual Weapon
X dexterity
(1.6 + 1.68 * LVL) physical damage
((1.85 * DMG) per second)
0 1-3 Randomly selected from:
+(0.3 * ATK(LVL)) attack
+(1.2 + 1.2 * LVL) mana/stamina
+(2.4 + 0.03 * LVL)% attack speed
Generic. Found at random among merchant's wares or as loot. Properties are scaled to Hawke's level when generated.
Disciple's Blade
Onyx
Requires: Dual Weapon
35 dexterity
35 physical damage
(65 per second)
0 3 +65 attack
+6% physical damage
+11 damage vs. humans
Acquisition unknown, possibly unobtainable
Dwarven Dagger
Aurum
Requires: Dual Weapon
X dexterity
(1.6 + 1.68 * LVL) physical damage
((1.85 * DMG) per second)
0 1-3 Randomly selected from:
+(2.4 + 0.06 * LVL)% critical chance
+(6 + 0.15 * LVL)% critical damage
+(2.4 + 0.03 * LVL)% attack speed
Generic. Found at random among merchant's wares or as loot. Properties are scaled to Hawke's level when generated.
Enforcer's Blade
Onxy
Requires: Dual Weapon
7 physical damage
(13 per second)
0 1 Received if a rogue Hawke sided with the smugglers
Fereldan Dagger
Aurum
Requires: Dual Weapon
5 physical damage
(9 per second)
0 0-1 Rogue Hawke starting weapon. Also available at Vincento's Northern Merchandise in Lowtown for
0000000807
8DAO silverpiece trans 7DAO bronzepiece trans.
Finesse
Red Steel
Requires: Dual Weapon
41 dexterity
42 physical damage
(78 per second)
1 3 +4% critical chance
+10% critical damage
+8 nature damage
Possible reward for A Murder of Crows
Guild Dagger
Onyx
Requires: Dual Weapon
30 dexterity
28 physical damage
(52 per second)
1 2 +49 attack Available at Korval's Blades in Hightown for
0000032300
3DAO goldpiece trans 23DAO silverpiece trans 0DAO bronzepiece trans.
Heartbreaker
Aurum
8 physical damage
(15 per second)
0 1 One of Isabela's initial daggers

Restriction: Isabela
Honeycut
Aurum
Requires: Dual Weapon
30 dexterity
28 physical damage
(52 per second)
0 2 +49 attack
+20 mana/stamina
Found in Varterral Hunting Ground in a treasure pile during Mirror Image.
Hunter's Skinning Knife
Aurum
Requires: Dual Weapon
13 dexterity
5 physical damage
(9 per second)
0 0 Looted from a Dead Refugee if Hawke is a rogue and/or looted from Friedrich during The Destruction of Lothering.
Jarvia's Shank
Red Steel
Requires: Dual Weapon
(1.6 + 1.68 * LVL) physical damage
((1.85 * DMG) per second)
1 1–3 +(0.9 + 0.09 * LVL) dexterity
+(4.8 + 0.12 * LVL)% critical chance
+(6 + 0.15 * LVL)% critical damage
Improves with level-up
+(75%) damage vs. demons and undead
Rogue Item Pack DLC required.
Kathryn 1.6 + 1.68 * LVL physical damage
(2.9 + 3.11 * LVL per second)
0 1-3 +(2.4 + 0.06 * LVL)% critical chance
+(6 + 0.15 * LVL)% critical damage
Improves with level-up
Mark of the Assassin DLC required. Tallis starts with this weapon.

Restriction: Tallis
The Low Blade
Requires: Dual Weapon
42 dexterity
44 nature damage
(81 per second)
2 3 +10% critical damage
+3% attack speed
25% chance to reduce attack speed
25% chance to reduce movement speed
The Exiled Prince DLC required. Looted from one of the Resolutionists in the Chantry during Faith.
The Maker's Kiss
Onyx
Requires: Dual Weapon
42 dexterity
26 spirit damage
(48 per second)
2 3 +4% critical chance
+10 spirit damage
Available at Emporium's Relics and Antiques for
0000944551
94DAO goldpiece trans 45DAO silverpiece trans 51DAO bronzepiece trans
Masterwork Dwarven Dagger
Aurum
Requires: Dual Weapon
X dexterity
(1.6 + 1.68 * LVL) physical damage
((1.85 * DMG) per second)
0 1-3 Randomly selected from:
+(2.4 + 0.06 * LVL)% critical chance
+(6 + 0.15 * LVL)% critical damage
+(2.4 + 0.03 * LVL)% attack speed
Generic. Found at random among merchant's wares or as loot. Properties are scaled to Hawke's level when generated.
Mercenary's Shanker
Red Steel
Requires: Dual Weapon
7 physical damage
(13 per second)
0 1 Equipped at the beginning of the act if Hawke sided with the mercenaries
The Offhand Blade
Aurum
Requires: Dual Weapon
35 dexterity
35 physical damage
(63 per second)
0 3 +65 attack
+4% critical chance
+9% critical damage
Looted from the High dragon in The Bone Pit during Mine Massacre.
The Pairing Knife
Silverite
Requires: Dual Weapon
35 dexterity
35 physical damage
(65 per second)
1 3 +65 attack
+5% chance to generate 2% mana/stamina
Looted from Velasco in Castillon's Landing during No Rest for the Wicked.
Ragged Edge
Red Steel
Requires: Dual Weapon
35 dexterity
35 physical damage
(65 per second)
0 3 +65 attack
+6% physical damage
+11 damage vs. humans
Acquisition unknown, possibly unobtainable
Red Jenny Backbiter
Onyx
Requires: Dual Weapon
38 dexterity
37 physical damage
(68 per second)
2 3 +15% chance of deathblows
Messy kills
Purchased from Weaponsmithy in Lowtown for
0000174993
17DAO goldpiece trans 49DAO silverpiece trans 93DAO bronzepiece trans.
Sacrificial Dagger
Aurum
Requires: Dual Weapon
28 dexterity
25 spirit damage
(46 per second)
0 Attacks ignore enemy armor
5% chance to regenerate 2% health
Mark of the Assassin DLC required. Looted from the alter in the Hunting Grounds - West during The Cult of the Sky.
Seven Deaths
Onyx
Requires: Dual Weapon
29 dexterity
27 physical damage
(50 per second)
1 2 +3% critical chance
+6% physical damage
Available at the Weapon Shop in the Gallows for
0000061717
6DAO goldpiece trans 17DAO silverpiece trans 17DAO bronzepiece trans.
Shadow's Claw
Red Steel
Requires: Dual Weapon
38 dexterity
35 spirit damage
(65 per second)
1 3 +4% critical chance
+3% attack speed
Available at the Weaponsmithy in Lowtown for
0000066040
6DAO goldpiece trans 60DAO silverpiece trans 40DAO bronzepiece trans.
Shard of the Fallen
Onyx
Requires: Dual Weapon
34 dexterity
32 physical damage
(59 per second)
1 2–3 +3% critical chance
5% chance to regenerate 5% health
Available at Emporium's Relics and Antiques in the Black Emporium for
0000189540
18DAO goldpiece trans 95DAO silverpiece trans 40DAO bronzepiece trans.
Shine
Red Steel
Requires: Dual Weapon
28 dexterity
25 physical damage
(46 per second)
0 2 +3% critical damage
+5 spirit damage
Acquisition unknown, possibly unobtainable
Song of Sorrows
Requires: Dual Weapon
20 dexterity
Level 5
13 physical damage
(24 per second)
2 any +27 attack Found in the Black Emporium in Discarded Weapons and Armor pile.
Spider's Heart
Silverite
Requires: Dual Weapon
36 dexterity
37 physical damage
(68 per second)
1 3 +9% critical damage
+7 nature damage
Available at the Weapon Shop in the Gallows Courtyard for
0000086403
8DAO goldpiece trans 64DAO silverpiece trans 3DAO bronzepiece trans.
Stitch-Maker
Silverite
Requires: Dual Weapon
31 dexterity
30 physical damage
(56 per second)
1 2 +3% critical chance
+9% critical damage
Found in Ser Varnell's Refuge in a locked chest during Offered and Lost.
Superior Dagger
Onyx
Requires: Dual Weapon
X dexterity
(1.6 + 1.68 * LVL) physical damage
((1.85 * DMG) per second)
0 1-3 Selected at random from:
+X% physical damage
+X attack
+X mana/stamina
Generic. Found at random among merchant's wares or as loot. Properties are scaled to Hawke's level when generated.
Tarnished Dagger
Red Steel
Requires: Dual Weapon
24 dexterity
20 physical damage
(37 per second)
1 1 +35 attack
+4 fire damage
Available at Lirene's Fereldan Imports in Lowtown for
0000017903
1DAO goldpiece trans 79DAO silverpiece trans 3DAO bronzepiece trans.
Thane 1.6 + 1.68 * LVL physical damage
(2.9 + 3.11 * LVL per second)
0 1-3 +X attack
+Y% attack speed
Improves with level-up
Mark of the Assassin DLC required. Tallis starts with this weapon.

Restriction: Tallis
Thrice-Bound
Red Steel
Requires: Dual Weapon
21 dexterity
15 physical damage
(28 per second)
0 1 +29 attack
Bonus to disarm traps
Bonus to lockpicking
Purchased from Weaponsmithy in Lowtown for
0000026540
2DAO goldpiece trans 65DAO silverpiece trans 40DAO bronzepiece trans.
Tine
Aurum
Requires: Dual Weapon
36 dexterity
37 physical damage
(68 per second)
1 2 +70 attack
+26 mana/stamina
Reward for All That Remains.
The Tiny Cut (413 of 1000)
Onyx
Requires: Dual Weapon
28 dexterity
25 physical damage
(46 per second)
1 2 +43 attack
+5 physical damage
Looted from a Templar Hunter in Hightown during The Midnight Meeting.