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Gifts Edit

Blank JournalEdit

Note: to receive maximum approval, this must be given after the conversation about Elven stories (conversation that starts with "I envy you")

Velanna: What? This book is empty. Why have you given me this useless object?

  • Because you are going to fill it. (for maximum approval)
    • Stories, for the Dalish. (Ends Conversation)
    • I don't know. You tell me.
    • Sounds tasty.
  • It seemed like it would suit you
  • There's an embossed tree on the cover. You like trees.
  • It's for writing in.
Note: if given after talking about Dalish stories and selected choices are "Because you are going to fill it" > "Stories, for the Dalish.", Velanna gives Approves (+17)

Wending Wood Edit

Conversation with Velanna in 'Abandoned Dalish Camp' in Wending Wood, during The Righteous Path.Edit

  1. You... you will never take me alive./(Dalish Elf) (Coughs)How can the Dalish hope to revive our past glory when we slaughter each other like animals?
    • Did you really think you could escape from me?/(Dalish Elf) You started it. Disapproves (-2)
      • I just wish to talk. (to 2)
      • Gladly. (Attack)
    • I'm not going to kill you.
      • Not yet. I wish to talk. (to 2)
      • No, you must be brought to justice. (Attack)
      • On second thought, maybe not. Say your prayers. (Attack)
    • I don't intend to. Now let's finish it./(Dalish Elf) This isn't slaughter, this is deserved. Now let's finish it. (Attack)
  2. (Laugh)Talk.
    • The humans are not to blame for what happened here. (to 3)
    • The darkspawn were playing the humans against the elves. (to 3)
    • On second thought, maybe not. Say your prayers. (Attack)
  3. You expect me to believe that? What of the weapons, or my sister's disappearance?
    • The weapons here were planted by darkspawn. (to 4)
    • The humans can't be responsible. The darkspawn killed them. (to 4)
  4. That would mean the darkspawn killed my people and took my sister! or
    If it wasn't the humans who killed my people and took Seranni, are you saying the darkspawn did it?
    • I found this trinket on a darkspawn. Approves (+3) (available only if you have acquired the trinket before this conversation)
    • Yes. (to 5)
    • I'm surprised it took you this long to realize that. (to 6)
  5. Why would the darkspawn do this?
    • I don't know, but I'm going to find out.
      • After you killed all those people? And attacked me?
        • Oh, all right. Come with me. (to 8)
        • (Attack)Not so fast. You need to pay for your crimes. (Attack)
      • Fine, but I'm watching you. (to 8)
      • No. You're a murderer and deserve to die. (Attack)
    • Curiosity? Malice? (to 6)
    • They make females into broodmothers.
      • Let me help. (to 7)
      • You? By yourself? (to 6) Disapproves (-3)
  6. It doesn't matter. What matters is that Seranni may still be alive. I must go to her. or
    No... no, I musn't think like that. She's still alive. I know she is. I have to go to her!
    • Let me help. (to 7)
    • (Attack)Not so fast. You need to pay for your crimes. (Attack)
    • Good luck to you, then. (Velanna leaves)
  7. You... you want to find Seranni? W-why?
    • No one deserves to suffer at the hands of the darkspawn. Approves (+3) (to 8)
    • Why not? Are you coming? (to 8)
    • She's with the darkspawn, and I need to kill them. Approves (+2) (to 8)
  8. My name is Velanna, if you care for such things. Do you know where the darkspawn might dwell?
    • Tunnels, most likely.
    • I'm not sure. Do you have any ideas?

If Velanna joins the party, Approves (+4) is the base approval.

Vigil's Keep Throne Room Edit

"I envy you, sometimes."Edit

(at least approval +26(warm) status required to unlock this conversation)
(First "level" of conversation is unavailable to elven Wardens)

  • Why?
  • Don't hate me because I'm beautiful Disapproves (-3)
  • Yes, yes, we weren't slaves. Such lucky bastards we are. Disapproves (-3)
    • We can share stories. They belong to everyone.
    • They're just stories. They don't mean anything. Disapproves (-3)
    • I'm sorry the humans stole your fairy tales. There, happy? (human Wardens) Disapproves (-3)
    • Are you expecting the humans will apologize? (available to elf and dwarf Warden)
      • Make your own stories. Approves (+2) (ends conversation)
      • I think you should just move on. Disapproves (-3)
      • Maybe we'll discover a lost trove of elven legends. Approves (+2) (ends conversation)

Alternate Version (To Dalish Warden) "I envy the human's tales."

  • We can share stories. They belong to everyone.
  • They're just stories. They don't mean anything. Disapproves (-3)
  • Are you expecting the humans will apologize?
    • But you don't know many Dalish stories.
    • That is a fine idea. Approves (+2) (ends conversation)
    • Naughty Stories?

Are you at all curious about my exile? (part of Velanna's Exile)Edit

Conversation after initiating above said quest.

    • Yes, very. (to 3)
    • Not really. Disapproves (-10) (ends conversation)
    • If I said yes, would that earn me a tongue-lashing? (to 2)
  1. You make me out to be some kind of shrill harpy!
    • That's because you are a shrill harpy. (to 3)
    • My mistake. Yelling is clearly out of character for you. (to 3)
    • Fine, just tell me about your exile. Disapproves (-2) (to 3)
  2. The others were afraid. Keeper Ilshae said that if I wanted to fight the shemlen, I would fight them alone.
    • Are the humans worth so much trouble? (to 4)
    • And you left, even though it hurt you? (to 4)
    • But you didn't go alone. (to 5)
  3. Thus I called Ilshae a coward, and I turned away from the clan.
    • Did others follow you? (to 5)
    • Do you regret what you said? (to 5)
    • What about Seranni? (to 5)
  4. A few others wanted what I wanted, and left with us. They are dead now.
    • Your sister can still be saved. Approves (+8)
    • That is the price of a bad decision. Disapproves (-3)
    • There's little you can do about it now. Approves (+2)
    • A late apology is better than none. Approves (+8)

Vigil's Keep Edit

Statue in the CourtyardEdit

  • But she’s human.
  • Who are you talking about?
  • She fought for her freedom, not yours.
    • The Chantry isn’t a tyrannical empire. Disapproves (-3) (unavailable if Warden is Dalish elf)
    • An interesting observation Approves (+2)
    • I don’t know much about the Chantry.
      • No, because that would kill us.Approves (+2)
      • Surely that's an exaggeration.
      • Yes, but it didn't take.
        • And wouldn’t it be the same if the Dalish had power? Approves (+3)
        • You’re a cynic. Disapproves (-3)
        • Can’t you ever forgive humans? Approves (+2)
    • I’ve always thought that myself. Approves (+2)
      • And wouldn’t it be the same if the Dalish had power? Approves (+3)
      • You’re a cynic. Disapproves (-3)
      • Can’t you ever forgive humans? Approves (+2)

Amaranthine Edit

Two city elves near a house outside the city gateEdit

  • Velanna, these are your people. Disapproves (-3)
  • I apologize on Velanna's behalf. She was rude. Disapproves (-10)
  • You two should have chosen your words more carefully. Approves (+2)
    • Do I make you sick, too? (city elf only) Approves (+2)
    • They cowered because you yelled at them.
    • You don't have any redeeming features, do you? Disapproves (-10)
      • And you think cruelty will fix this? Disapproves (-3)
      • They've had a hard life. Disapproves (-3)
      • You're a particularly scary passerby.
    • Let's leave before you start something. (ends conversation)

Tree near the ChantryEdit

  • Nature always finds a way. Approves (+2)
  • Why? Can't humans be gardeners?
  • And you're wrong about humans again.
    • But you were exiled. (available if Velanna's personal quest has been initiated)
    • You would have made a good keeper. Disapproves (-3)
    • Did you never become keeper?
    • So you were never given your staff?

Remote Glade Edit

Encounter with Velanna's Dalish clan, begins Velanna's ExileEdit

  • What is he talking about?
  • Wasn’t your clan killed in the Wending Wood?
  • So you’re not Dalish? Disapproves (-3) (Not available to Dalish Wardens)
  • You were...cast out? (Dalish Elf only)
    • If she is still alive, we will find her. Approves (+3)
    • Seranni is a lost cause. Disapproves (-5)
    • And infected by them.
      • Velanna has changed. She’s done good things. Approves (+6)
      • That’s not true. Velanna loves her sister. Approves (+6)
      • (Stay out of it.)

Endgame Choices Edit

  • Take Velanna to Amaranthine upon receiving news of the attack on the city. Approves (+2)
  • Choose to save Amaranthine. Disapproves (-5) , but if persuaded Approves (+2) .
  • Choose to defend the Vigil's Keep. Approves (+3)
  • Return to the Vigil's Keep you chose to defend. If Velanna was not in the party in Amaranthine, Approves (+6) .
  • Side with the Architect instead of killing him. Approves (+2)
  • Kill the Architect. Disapproves (-3)

Drake's Fall (Depths of Depravity) Edit

Encounter with SeranniEdit

this encounter will only happen if Velanna is in the party.

  1. This is crazy. Talk some sense into her.
  2. Velanna, tell me you don't buy this.
  3. They're monsters. They're not a "people".
    1. I can't believe I wanted to help you!
    2. You have picked your side. You can die with the darkspawn. Disapproves (-10)
    3. Then come with us so that you can tell others. Approves (+6)

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