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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 EssenceFrost Essence
Rune Material
x 5
Common Belt Icon Belt of Cold ResistanceBelt of Cold Resistance
Common Belt

+7% 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 EssenceFrost Essence
Rune Material
x 5
Intense frost essence icon Intense Frost EssenceIntense Frost Essence
Rune Material
x 3
Rare Belt Icon Enhanced Belt of Cold ResistanceEnhanced Belt of Cold Resistance
Rare Belt

+15% Cold Resistance

DAI-ringicon1-rare Enhanced Winter's Grasp RingEnhanced Winter's Grasp Ring
Rare Ring

Increased ability damage by 30%

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 EssenceIntense Frost Essence
Rune Material
x 5
Pure frost essence icon Pure Frost EssencePure Frost Essence
Rune Material

Unique belt icon Superb Belt of Cold ResistanceSuperb Belt of Cold Resistance
Unique Belt

+30% Cold Resistance

AmuletofPowerIcon Amulet of PowerAmulet of Power
Rare Amulet
This amulet grants an ability point to whoever equips it. After it's used, the amulet shatters.

Gain an ability point when equipped
Single Use
(Inquisitor - no longer available as of patch 5)
Superb Dragon-Slaying Rune icon Sigil of the Greater MistralSigil of the Greater Mistral
Sigil

+10% Cold Damage
-50% All Other Damage
(requires Trespasser DLC)

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