If you refuse to help Anders the quest ends immediately. With that build, Aveline is able to tank Xebenkeck and her 4 Rage Demons for several minutes. If Hawke is female, Merrill feels terrible as she remembers the recent turn of unfortunate events, especially Pol's death. Don't even need to bother with aoe sometimes because my rogue bounces around like a madman melting every enemy he touches. In Dragon Age 2, the rogue is still the only class that can pick locks and disarm traps. Do whatever else you want with her talents. It is not necessary to anticipate exactly when you get ability points spend, however, it is useful to consider the order in which you pick up your abilities in your talent builds, and that is what this web app is for.
As with all other companions, you must flirt with her, give her her gifts, and flirt with her where possible. Hi I've finished the game once already as a mage, and have restarted as a warrior. You'll know it's not working because you'll gain no friendship after all friendly and flirt dialogue options have been concluded in Welcome Home. I actually just filled up her Primal tree and a a couple from her Dalish Pariah tree I think that is what its called , and she is a beast damage dealer for me still pretty low level, just started Act 2. When you reach the room with the surviving female elf, you can find this gift in a chest in the same room. As a Defensive type of Warrior, your shield can be really useful to knockback or to stun enemies in the heat of battle.
While this is annoying it's not necessarily lethal in most cases. I will try it on my next run. Marethari tries to use this to coerce Merrill to abandon her research on the Eluvian, and return to the clan; Merrill adamantly refuses. Act 2 Three years have passed since Hawke joined to the , and Merrill seeks Hawke's help in facing Marethari to a to help complete the Eluvian. When you do, you will be given the option of letting Danarius take Fenris.
When you enter Varric will be spinning a yarn about the epic battle he fought alone. However, when Merrill removes the barrier you will find out that she is a blood mage. This conversation unlocks a small mini companion quest called Welcome Home. Carver will start the game with a slight rivalry for your character. Hawke's mage specializations are better than any of the other specializations, that also goes for any class I go for the healer specialization, and force mage. If you want the satisfaction of slicing through your enemies, the warrior class is a good choice! Abilities: Pick up Horror and go straight Primal. Also make sure you get Blindside and back to back.
From here you need to go to Lowtown and find Donnic who is under attack. With taunt and goad in your tactics for Aveline and varric you can forget about using any defensive abilities as hawke. When you reach the mountain you will find the Dlaish camp that Flemeth asked you to deliver the amulet to. When you travel back to the Hawke estate, the Questioning Beliefs mini quest for Merrill opens up in your journal. Another option is to take the shard yourself, back to your Estate, and have Sandal turn it into a Primeval Lyrium Rune.
Pure Damage and Tanking is what she does best, however. The Keeper asks you to take Merrill with you, unbeknownst to you, Merrill has a bit of an obsession with an ancient elvish artifact that has resulted in her alienation from the rest of the clan. You will now watch a cut scene that introduces Fanris. Anders asks you to help him rescue a friend of his from the Chantry and offers to meet you there. Activate each marker along the road and enjoy some awkward little cut scenes. Wrath of the Elvhen Upgrade 2: Arlathans Grace Varric Attributes I go almost straight for Cunning so he's got 40 at the start of act 2, for there will already be Master Chests and Master Traps. Execution — Head to the Blooming Rose and head to the marker on your map.
Just decide exactly how you want to level up something. In my opinion he's not the most ideal partner to stand beside our rogue Hawke and smash on the same target. Parry Upgrade: En Garde: You have to rebuff to get the 10% crit bonus! Merrill asks you about your sister when you arrive at her home. With that taken care of, travel to the Gallows and speak to Cullen. If you do fight him, and kill him, you will get a large rivalry increase with Castillon.
On a related note, the right build can give Merrill obscene amounts of mana. Stealth useful if the rogue drew a little too much attention 14. She'll have enough willpower naturally that she can use all her Sustained spells with it and cast offensive spells with Constitution. If you do agree to help, do as he asks and talk to the grand cleric. Also interested in the other classes. If you call on Anders to help you when the dialogue option appears, you can bring Bertrand back to his sense for a short amount of time. For rogues, I love the assassin tree.
If you refuse to help Anders, the quest ends here and will increase your rivalry with him by a fair amount. If you side with the mages then you can recruit him again near the final battle. . I'll see if I can roll out another bugfix before posting the new version, since alpha 8 may take a few more days. When you leave the house you will talk briefly with Varric and end the quest. Advertisement Today, there have been 9 visitors 15 hits on this page! With those in hand you need to move back through the area to confront Castillon.