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Note: See the Approval (Inquisition) page for an explanation on point values

Recruitment Edit

After the confrontation with the templars during The Threat Remains the Inquisitor can recruit Sera in A Friend of Red Jenny.

Sera's Disposition Edit

The player can tell generally how Sera feels about the Inquisitor by engaging her in a "generic" conversation (i.e. a conversation where her greeting and farewell are not changed by any other factors such as a quest or cutscene).

Hostile (-75 to -30):
Sera will greet the Inquisitor with "Piss up a rope." or "Frigging what? or "What, then?"
Sera will bid the Inquisitor farewell with "Go on."
Cold (-29 to -5):
Sera will greet the Inquisitor with "Uh-huh?" or "Well, you're here." or "Something you want?"
Sera will bid the Inquisitor farewell with "Go on."
Neutral (-5 to 34):
Sera will greet the Inquisitor in one of the following ways:
  • "Sitting and waiting. Great, yeah?"
  • "Her Gracious Ladybits." (female Inquisitor only)
  • "Ser Lordybloomers." (male Inquisitor only)
  • "Your wish is something something."
  • Hey, it's you again.
Sera will bid the Inquisitor farewell with "Go on."
Warm/Friendly (35 to 125):
Sera may use one of the "Neutral" set of greetings, but is more likely to use one of the following:
  • "Can't wait, what's on?"
  • "Back, yeah? Always good."
  • "Love seeing you, yeah?"
  • "There's you, yes?"
Sera will bid the Inquisitor farewell with "Go on."

Cutscenes Edit

I thought it'd be bigger. Edit

Haven only, first attempt to speak to her...

Another reason the templars and mages need to be sat down.
No approval changes
They're too busy to look up where the real questions are.
  • We'll help them all see.
  • You think it should be easy. (changes next line & romance option) -
    DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • What questions are those?
Sound good to you, all touched Lady Herald? / I think I'll like you, Lady Herald. Maybe you are a little touched, yeah?
  • (Romance) I think I'll like you too./You staying sounds very good.
  • Female human or elf Inquisitor -
    DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • Female dwarf or qunari Inquisitor -
    DAIApproval Approves
  • Male Inquisitor, any race - no approval change
  • We'll succeed. We have to. -
    DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • Sounds good to me. -
    DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • I only care about stopping it. -
    DAIApproval Slightly Approves

What'd I step in? Edit

Available immediately upon reaching Skyhold

DAIApproval Sera Disapproves
immediately on starting this conversation if:
  • She was not recruited before the Inquisition reaches Skyhold; OR
  • She was recruited before the Inquisition reached Skyhold, but the Herald didn't speak to her in Haven; OR
  • She was recruited and spoken to before the Inquisition reaches Skyhold, but the Inquisitor leaves Skyhold for the first time before speaking to her.
Andraste, what'd I step in?
  • I didn't expect it either.
  • Andraste? Not an elven god? (Elf only) -
    DAIApproval Slightly Disapproves
  • If she answers, let me know. (Non-elf only)
  • You knew this'd be strange.
Next line varies depending on previous choice
No approval changes
It's too far, innit? I just want to plug the skyhole rubbish so I can go play. (varies if a female Inquisitor has flirted with her)
Q Do you believe or not?
  • (Romance) Thanks for the "pretty" part. (female Inquisitor only - only shows up if she was flirted with at some point)
  • I need hope, not selfishness. -
    DAIApproval Slightly Disapproves
  • Pick whatever cause you want. - no approval change
  • I need doubters like you. -
    DAIApproval Slightly Approves
Varies depending on previous choice, but next choices are always the same
  • (Romance) I hope there's more you want.
  • Female human or elf Inquisitor -
    DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • Female qunari or dwarf Inquisitor -
    DAIApproval Approves
  • Male Inquisitor of any race - no approval change
  • Faith may decide much of this.
  • Just follow orders, crazy.
  • That almost makes sense.

Pranks Edit

Skyhold, requires +35. Must have completed The Verchiel March and spoken to the Warden in Crestwood
Sera's tarot card changes to its alternate after this scene

I'm thinking pranks. Set a few up. Knock a few down. You in or not?
No approval changes
Pissed off and fired up is better than dreary bleary. Come on!
  • (Romance) Time with you sounds like fun.
  • Female human or elf Inquisitor -
    DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • Female qunari or dwarf Inquisitor -
    DAIApproval Approves
  • Male Inquisitor, any race - no approval change, question repeats
  • No, grow up. (end) -
    DAIApproval Disapproves
  • Yes, I'm in. -
    DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • You go ahead without me. (end)
What, the desk? Oh yes! Center of the empire and all that. What to do, what to do...
  • Great, so what do we do? -
    DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • I won't diminish my general. -
    DAIApproval Slightly Disapproves
What, just the door? Where she greets every important idiot! Yes!
  • All right, what do we do? -
    DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • I can't mock my diplomat. -
    DAIApproval Slightly Disapproves
Solas: Who is up there?
  • Run! -
    DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • It's the Inquisitor and Sera. -
    DAIApproval Slightly Disapproves
Sera's next line of dialogue and the choices on the wheel both vary based on whether you carried out at least one of the pranks above.
  • I should appear respectable.
  • Anything to keep us inspired. (appears only if you did at least one of the three pranks) -
    DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • It's just not me. (appears only if you did NOT do any of the pranks)
  • You don't make a lot of sense.

Ugh, that place. Edit

Skyhold, after Wicked Eyes and Wicked Hearts...

And Coryphefuss, right in the dangle-bag!
No approval changes
Ugh, that place. Should have just thrown in some bees and slammed the doors.
  • We made important decisions.
  • Earwigs. That'd stop a ball. -
    DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • That wouldn't have helped.
Next line varies depending on who reigns in Orlais
  • It's not that simple. -
    DAIApproval Disapproves
  • The empress was right. / But Briala is in charge now. / Gaspard put an end to that. -
    DAIApproval Disapproves
  • Their mistakes made it worse. -
    DAIApproval Approves
If the Inquisitor is in a romance with Sera
Well, that was stupid. Want to go roll around until I feel better?
  • Yes. Yes, I do. -
    DAIApproval Approves
  • You're trying to distract me.
I thought I'd keep you close to me.
  • About time you asked. -
    DAIApproval Approves
  • Why? -
    DAIApproval Slightly Approves

After Here Lies the Abyss Edit

If Sera was in the Fade the first two dialogue choices have no approval changes.
If Sera wasn't in the Fade
Heard what went on in that Fade thing. What you think went on. Can't even start to believe that business.
  • A difficult time for everyone. -
    DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • Seeing is believing. -
    DAIApproval Slightly Disapproves
  • All I know is we lost people. -
    DAIApproval Slightly Approves
They're the good thing that means a bad thing is about to happen. Like in Denerim, when the Blight ended.
  • What do you remember?/What was the Blight like? -
    DAIApproval Approves
  • That's called planning ahead. -
    DAIApproval Slightly Disapproves
  • I only care if they're useful. -
    DAIApproval Slightly Approves

Inquisition cookies Edit

Skyhold, friendship cutscene
updates Codex entry: Sera

I've got something I want to do for you. Just come, you won't need your gear and stuff.
  • (Romance) I'm ready for anything
  • Female human or elf Inquisitor -
    DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • Female dwarf or qunari Inquisitor -
    DAIApproval Approves
  • Male Inquisitor, any race - no approval change
  • Other options: No approval changes
They're horrible, right? And raisins, ugh! I frigging still hate cookies!
No approval changes
Because then I could like them again? Ugh, it's stupid.
Q Emmald was nice. Why hate her? (repeat)
  • Baking sounds nice, but here? (leads to 'Plus if they were bad')
  • I think that's a great idea. (leads to 'Anyway')
  • I like you, but not cookies. (leads to 'Anyway')
  • That is stupid, and immature! (leads to 'Bullshit!')
Plus if they were bad, we could throw them at people? These are really bad. Frigging raisins.
  • I am laughing, but it's good. -
    DAIApproval Slightly Approves
    (Makes [Special] "Want some friendly roof time?" dialogue option available.)
  • Throwing them sounds like fun! -
    DAIApproval Approves
    (Makes [Special] "Want some friendly roof time?" dialogue option available.)
  • You don't need this. Nor do I. - (Locks off [Special] "Want some friendly roof time?" dialogue option.)
Anyway, I'll throw this rubbish away. Next time will be better, yeah?
  • I look forward to it. -
    DAIApproval Approves
    (Makes [Special] "Want some friendly roof time?" dialogue option available.)
  • Once was enough. - (Locks off [Special] "Want some friendly roof time?" dialogue option.)
Bullshit! And I'm trying to say I like it here! I thought you'd want to know that, and eat my shitty cookies!
  • I'm annoyed but also grateful! -
    DAIApproval Slightly Approves
    (Makes [Special] "Want some friendly roof time?" dialogue option available.)
  • Hold on, let's calm down! -
    DAIApproval Slightly Approves
    (Makes [Special] "Want some friendly roof time?" dialogue option available.)
  • I need allies, not brats! -
    DAIApproval Disapproves
    (Locks off [Special] "Want some friendly roof time?" dialogue option.)
Note: If unlocked, the new dialogue option for friendly roof time will always be available when the Inquisitor is within the 'Friendly' approval range with Sera. If the Inquisitor slips below 'Friendly' the option will disappear. It will return, however, if they gain enough approval points to put them back into the 'Friendly' range at a later time.

I saw you dead Edit

The Inquisitor needs to be in a romance with Sera

I can't see it again. I can't be with you and see that again!
  • Sorry for your imagination?
  • That's the dumbest thing ever.
  • I can't be blamed for a dream!
But seeing this really hurt! I'm fighting to make things better and learn truth and shit, and it just keeps getting scarier!
  • You just said "love." A lot.
  • But it wasn't real!
  • This is an immature excuse!
So yes. "Love." Lots of it. Who cares against all of everything?
  • I care! And I love you, too. (continues the romance)
Right, "love" is so much better.
All options will make Sera
DAIApproval Approve
  • The fun is gone. We're done. (ends the romance) -
    DAIApproval Greatly Disapproves

After What Pride Had Wrought Edit

If the Inquisitor drank from the Well
Stand there! Yes, right there! Now, about Mythal.
No approval change
So! Test done, you're still you. We can leave these lies behind.
Q This threat was a test?
  • Never again, you hear me? -
    DAIApproval Slightly Disapproves
(other options have no approval change.)
If Morrigan drank from the Well
No approval changes
I mean, it just makes sense, right?
  • (Dalish Inquisitor only) You're insulting our heritage! -
    DAIApproval Disapproves
  • But what if even some is true? -
    DAIApproval Slightly Disapproves
  • I believe it was all true. -
    DAIApproval Slightly Disapproves
  • I agree it was all lies. (ends scene) -
    DAIApproval Greatly Approves
(If didn't choose "I agree it was all lies."...)
You're the frigging Herald of Andraste! Every time you open your mouth, you'll sound like an idiot.
  • But it's important. -
    DAIApproval Greatly Disapproves
  • I've said I'm not her Herald. -
    DAIApproval Disapproves
  • It wouldn't be the first time. -
    DAIApproval Approves
  • That hasn't stopped you. -
    DAIApproval Approves
(OR if the Inquisitor is an Elf and in a relationship with Sera...)
This doesn't fit it. It can't fit. I'm not elfy. So say you're kidding, and we can go back to our weird-enough normal? Please, [pet name]?
Q Why is this too much for you?
So take it back. Just Say you'd rather look ahead. That's all.
  • I'm an elf. I can't look away. (relationship ends)
    DAIApproval Greatly Disapproves
  • For you, anything. (relationship continues)
    DAIApproval Greatly Approves
  • I'm an elf. I can't look away. (relationship ends)
    DAIApproval Greatly Disapproves
  • For you, anything. (relationship continues)
    DAIApproval Approves
(OR if the Inquisitor isn't an Elf and in a relationship with Sera...)
I mean, I've dated some right tits, but you're the Herald of Andraste. You keep saying this, you'll sound like an idiot.
No approval changes
The second dialogue depends on the Inquisitor's origin
  • Let's both shut up. You first. (relationship continues) -
    DAIApproval Greatly Approves
  • Too far, Sera. We're done. (relationship ends) -
    DAIApproval Greatly Disapproves

Prompted Conversations Edit

After In Hushed Whispers / Champions of the Just Edit

Her lines vary depending on which quest was completed, but no dialogue choices result in approval changes

It's nothing for you, right? Edit

Available after Skyhold receives its first set of repairs.
Unlocks the war table mission A Battalion for Sera and Verchiel for the companion quest The Verchiel March

No approval changes

What's going on with your face? Edit

Only if the Vallaslin is removed by Solas.

So, what's going on with your face? You go off with Solas, and now your elfy dealies are gone.
  • I don't want to talk about it. (ends conversation) -
    DAIApproval Slightly Disapproves
  • Solas explained what they are.
Nobody knows anything about "real elves" except they're gone.
  • I agree, it's pretty stupid. -
    DAIApproval Approves
(other options have no approval change.)

After choosing a Specialization Edit

Concerns about my magic use? Edit

Available after a mage inquisitor has chosen a specialization.

You shouldn't be scary. You're the Inquisitor.
Q Why are you frightened? (repeat)
  • It's a burden I must bear. -
    DAIApproval Slightly Disapproves
  • Not even a little? For fun? -
    DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • Our enemies should be scared. -
    DAIApproval Slightly Disapproves
  • (Romance) I would never disappoint you.
  • Female human or elf Inquisitor -
    DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • Female qunari Inquisitor -
    DAIApproval Approves
  • Male Inquisitor, any race - no approval change

Worried I'm a champion now? Edit

Available if a warrior inquisitor becomes a champion.

Covered it, right? Don't be a shit like a chav-alierer. You're better than that.
Q What do chevaliers do? (repeat)
  • I'll live up to my own title. -
    DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • Different titles. Stop worrying.
  • It isn't up to you. -
    DAIApproval Slightly Disapproves

[Investigate.] Edit

Tell me about your background Edit

If the Herald is female and has flirted with Sera at any point in the game,
DAIApproval Sera Slightly Approves
the next time this branch is selected. There is no approval change if the Herald is male.
  • Who trained you?
No approval changes
  • Where are you from? (Codex Updated: Sera)
  • No ties worth mentioning?
  • I can make evasive jokes, too.
  • Don't keep secrets. -
    DAIApproval Slightly Disapproves
  • It's nice knowing other elves. (elf only) -
    DAIApproval Slightly Disapproves
No approval changes
  • You're different for an elf. (non-elf only)
No approval changes

Tell me about your "friends." / Is your group still active? Edit

After The Verchiel March is completed, this branch will be listed as "Is your group still active?" Q1 & Q2 will be removed if not asked previously.

Q1 What does your group do?
  • You pretend that's moral? -
    DAIApproval Slightly Disapproves
  • Good to know.
  • So you're also killers?
Q2 I expected people from you.
First set of choices have no approval changes
Free payday. And free blame, right? But, whatever. (varies depending on previous choice, but next choices are always the same)
  • Well, as long as it works. -
    DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • I still don't get it. -
    DAIApproval Slightly Disapproves
  • Sounds like a con. -
    DAIApproval Slightly Disapproves
Q3 Was there ever a "Red Jenny?"
No approval changes

available after the Pranks scene...

Q4 Do your pranks achieve much?
It's inspiring. Even if it sometimes goes tits up and they take a hit back. You know, like Haven?
  • [Investigate.]
No approval changes
  • I'm Herald. You're a thief. (faithful Inquisitor only) -
    DAIApproval Slightly Disapproves
  • That's actually a fair point. -
    DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • You believe weird things. -
    DAIApproval Slightly Disapproves

Why did you really join me? Edit

Available immediately upon reaching Skyhold

What do you mean? To help people. (different if she's been flirted with)
  • Seems like there's more to it. -
    DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • Are you really sure of that?
  • I don't believe you. -
    DAIApproval Slightly Disapproves

Ready to talk about yourself? Edit

Requires some amount of high approval.

  • So, where'd you hate cookies?
They didn't give two squirts about who or what you were. It was all what you did.
  • Thanks for trusting me. -
    DAIApproval Slightly Approves
    (Only works the first time.)
(other options have no approval change.)
  • I get why you're an odd elf.
  • (Romance) Then that's all I need. -
    DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • We all represent our kind.
  • All right, I'll drop it.

[Special.] Edit

I need a lock picked. Edit

Only available for a non-rogue Inquisitor in Haven, no approval changes

Sera will open the locked doors under the chantry.

You don't fit the Inquisition. Edit

No approval changes

  • You should leave. (Sera leaves the Inquisition permanently)
  • You're right. You should stay. (Sera stays with the Inquisition)

I'm interested in you. Edit

Available after flirting with Sera often enough

  • Female human or elf Inquisitor (only first time choosing this option) -
    DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • Female qunari or dwarf Inquisitor (only first time choosing this option) -
    DAIApproval Approves

If Sera get to know the Inquisitor more you'll get a cutscene

The first dialogue depends on the Inquisitor's origin
No approval changes
Next line varies depending on previous choice
[Investigate]
No approval changes
  • Come back to my room. -
    DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • We'll talk and have fun later.
  • This wouldn't work out. -
    DAIApproval Disapproves

Wedding in Val Royeaux Edit

Complete Alliances: From the Heart with Josephine and attend the wedding of the young lovers in Val Royeaux (second level):

  • Happiness is tempered by duty.
  • All subsequent conversation choices -
    DAIApproval Disapproves
  • Spend your new wealth on joy.
  • Live life to the fullest. -
    DAIApproval Approves
  • I have no time for this nonsense.

Red Jenny's Caches Edit

These caches won't be there unless Sera is in the active party. When one is found,
DAIApproval Sera Slightly Approves
, 128 XP, and Influence (80). The first one found will update her codex entry.
  • The Hinterlands - Dwarfson's Pass, on top of the hill where The Tempter Burns landmark is located. Face SW from the landmark and go around the other side of the boulder.
  • The Hinterlands - Redcliffe Village, walk around to the backside of the female merchant's shop ("Market"). Find it tucked near some lumber.
  • The Hinterlands - Old Simeon's Cave (southwest of the Forest Camp), just inside on the right. There's a Fade rift inside the cave.
  • Crestwood - In the cave that is furthest south on the map (SE of the dragon's tower).
  • Crestwood - In the 'twin' caves West of Three Trout Farm Camp and across from the Astrarium cave, approximately halfway in, and behind a stalagmite grouping.
  • Exalted Plains - Enavuris, surrounded by the ruined arches, where one of the Fade Rifts is located (near the spot marked by the Map of Enavuris).
  • Exalted Plains - Riverside Garrison, outside of the garrison behind the wall with the stairs down to the Fade Rift is a large rock, behind the rock is the cache.
  • Emprise du Lion - On a wooden walkway in the Sahrnia Quarry near the landmark.
  • Emerald Graves - Giant's cave to the south-west of the Southfinger Tower and just north of the Mathalin's Tree landmark.

The Verchiel March Edit

See the quest page

In the Field Edit

  • Flirting with Scout Harding while Sera is in active party -
    DAIApproval Approves
    • If the Inquisitor is a male elf, flirting with Scout Harding will yield
      DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • Complete "A Healing Hand" (Redcliffe Village) with Sera in active party -
    DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • Complete "Agrarian Apostate" with Sera in the active party -
    DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • Complete "Hunger Pangs" with Sera in the active party -
    DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • Complete "In the Elements" with Sera in the active party -
    DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • Complete "Shallow Breaths" with Sera in the active party -
    DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • Tell Magister Erimond to let the Grey Wardens go, at the ritual tower in The Western Approach with Sera in the active party -
    DAIApproval Sligthly Approves
  • Convince Enchanter Ellendra (My Lover's Phylactery) to join the Inquisition by having Vivienne intervene with Sera in the active party -
    DAIApproval Slightly Disapproves

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