Shards in the Wastes is a collection in Dragon Age: Inquisition.

Search for any shards scattered around the Hissing Wastes.

Acquisition Edit

Obtained by interacting with any of the four oculara found in the Hissing Wastes.

Walkthrough Edit

Interact with four oculara, and collect the eight shards revealed.

The ocularum are found in the following locations:

  • The Cove, north-west of The Cove camp (2 shards)
  • Sunstop Mountains, between the Mountain Fortress Camp and Tomb (3 shards)
  • Sunstop Mountains, south-west of the Sunstop Mountain Camp and on a high west-facing ledge (1 shard)
  • The Sand Crags, south-east of the Sand Crags camp and next to the Lonely Light landmark (2 shards).
DAI - Shards in Wastes Map

Ocularum locations in the Hissing Wastes.

Rewards Edit

Collecting all eight shards yields:

  • 500 Influence

Results Edit

Quest icon DAI Shard Collector
Quest icon DAI The Fire Captured
Quest icon DAI The Cold Endured
Quest icon DAI The Spirit Calmed
Quest icon DAI The Temple of Pride
Quest icon DAI The Mystery of Winter in the Frostback Basin (requires Jaws of Hakkon DLC).
In order to complete all of the listed quests, the Inquisitor must collect every shard in every relevant location (126 in total).