The Burden of Guilt is a side quest in Dragon Age: Origins - Awakening. A merchant in the Blackmarsh betrayed several young women in exchange for treasures from the Baroness. Overpowered by guilt, he soon killed himself. The merchant's suicide note contained a map to his hidden cache.

Walkthrough Edit

This quest is received when The Warden-Commander finds an Ancient Note within the crates found near the dead Mabari dog. The quest leads the player to a barrel which is lying half buried in the ground. The treasure is located in a barrel near a dead log and a tear in the Veil.

Burden of Guilt treasure location

The yellow mark denotes the location of the treasure

Note: pcIcon pc Using the Tab button will show the location if you are near the treasure

Rewards Edit

Tre ico diamond DiamondDiamond
A brilliant cut, colorless stone.
Tre ico ruby RubyRuby
Deep red and nearly indestructible, these are prized by royalty.
Tre ico sapphire SapphireSapphire
A star-cut sapphire, almost the color of the night sky.

1DAO goldpiece trans

  • 500 XP

See also Edit

Ico codex entry Codex entry: Karsten Wilde's Last Testament