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Great bears are the most powerful variations of bears. They are wild animals found in the forests of Dales and in Emprise du Lion. Some master rangers are known to summon great bears to fight for them.

Background Edit

The Orlesian great bear is so named because it is very large. Very large, indeed. Other names for it include the colorful "Old Man of the Forest" and the less-charming, but more clearly descriptive "Woodsman's Death." I am told that they are only found in remote parts of the Dales and that not even the nobility is willing to hunt for them, which makes them unique among the rare, giant, deadly, exotic fauna of Thedas: the only thing the Orlesians are truly afraid of.
—From Codex entry: Great Bear

Involvement Edit

Dragon Age: Origins Edit

Dragon Age: Inquisition Edit

Locations Edit

Dragon Age: Origins Edit

Ico Forest Brecilian Forest
Ico Back Alley Battlefield

Dragon Age: Origins - Awakening Edit

Ico Area Map Forest Path

Dragon Age: Inquisition Edit

Emprise du Lion icon (Inquisition) Emprise du Lion
Emerald Graves icon (Inquisition) Emerald Graves

Skills Edit

RageAbilityBear Rage (summoned bears only)

Loot Edit

Great Bear Claws icon Great Bear ClawsGreat Bear Claws
Critical-Crafting Material
This masterwork material gives a chance for critical crafting.

Great Bear Hide icon Great Bear HideGreat Bear Hide
Leather

Creature research icon Great Bear TeethGreat Bear Teeth
Creature research item
This is a creature research item. Bring it to a creature research specialist to learn more about this type of creature.

Bugs Edit

  • ps3Icon ps3When summoned, the great bear will often get stuck in normal-sized doorways. This is noticeable, for example, during the Warden's Keep DLC.

Gallery Edit

See also Edit

Ico codex entry Codex entry: Bear
Codex icon DAI Codex entry: Bear (Inquisition)
Codex icon DAI Codex entry: Great Bear