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The Cold Endured is a side quest in Dragon Age: Inquisition

An unnatural cold emanates from a locked door within the temple.

Acquisition Edit

Obtained by approaching the "cold" door inside the Solasan temple in the Forbidden Oasis.

Walkthrough Edit

  • Unlock the doors to the three chambers with the required number of shards:
    • First door - 6 shards
    • Second door - 12 shards
    • Final door - 18 shards
  • The quest completes when the final door is unlocked.

Enemies Edit

Rewards Edit

Entering the first chamber yields

  • 177 XP
  • 80 Influence
  • 1 Power

Entering the second chamber yields

  • 512 XP
  • 200 Influence
  • 2 Power

Entering the final chamber and completing the quest yields

  • 967 XP
  • 200 Influence
  • 2 Power

Results Edit

A new side quest, A Prideful Place will trigger once this quest plus The Spirit Calmed and The Fire Captured have been completed.

Notes Edit

The first sarcophagus contains the following. You will also be granted a permanent bonus of 4% to your Cold Resistance attribute (Inquisitor only):

Frost Essence Icon Frost Essence x 5
Common Belt Icon Belt of Cold Resistance

The second sarcophagus contains the following. You will also be granted a permanent bonus of 6% to your Cold Resistance attribute (Inquisitor only):

Frost Essence Icon Frost Essence x 5
Intense frost essence icon Intense Frost Essence x 3
Rare Belt Icon Enhanced Belt of Cold Resistance
DAI-ringicon1-rare Enhanced Winter's Grasp Ring

The final sarcophagus contains the following. You will also be granted a permanent bonus of 10% to your Cold Resistance attribute (Inquisitor only):

Intense frost essence icon Intense Frost Essence x 5
Pure frost essence icon Pure Frost Essence
Unique belt icon Superb Belt of Cold Resistance
AmuletofPowerIcon Amulet of Power (Inquisitor - no longer available as of patch 5)
Superb Dragon-Slaying Rune icon Sigil of the Greater Mistral (requires Trespasser DLC)