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Amrita Vein is a tier 3 rare herb in Dragon Age: Inquisition.

Acquisition Edit

  • Random loot from sacks.
  • Found in the Hissing Wastes:
    • One node south of Statue Camp.
    • One node at The Logging Camp.
    • Two nodes directly outside the southern entrance of The Canyon.
    • Five nodes in The Burial Grounds.
    • As many as ten nodes can be located while traveling between The Canyon Camp, The Oasis and The Statue Camp.
  • Found in the Western Approach:
    • One node at the edge of the western cliff at the very edge near the cave leading to castle well.
    • An additional node at the edge of the western cliff just further southeast from the one mentioned above.
    • Two nodes in the hollow containing the Shimmer Stone Mine, in the northeastern and northwestern corners.
  • Available at the Winter Palace Merchant for
    0000000172
    172 Currency (Inquisition) (infinite amount).
    Note: Trespasser required.

Background Edit

Amrita was a hedge mage, famed for her talent as an herbalist. She could brew philters to soothe every ache or ailment, even coax the ill back from the brink of death. As word of Amrita's talents spread, she was made a target for capture. Amrita fled from them, refusing to go to a Circle. The templars took off in pursuit, dogging her steps, until they came to the edge of the Western Approach. Knowing the templars were less than half a day behind her, Amrita forged ahead. When the templars came to the edge of the desert, they stopped and turned back, believing that Amrita would be doomed to die in that sand-blasted wilderness.

But Amrita did not die. She crossed the wasteland on foot, living off the strange plants that grew there, finding water in roots buried beneath the sand. On that long trek, Amrita discovered the herb now known as Amrita Vein. She brought it out of the desert with her and continued to study and cultivate it. Amrita's extensive writings about desert plants, including Amrita Vein, eventually found their way to the White Spire, where it was decided that her contributions would earn her a degree of freedom. She was allowed to continue living as she desired, as long as she submitted to the Harrowing.
—An excerpt from The Botanical Compendium, by Ines Arancia, botanist[1]

Uses Edit

  • Upgrades:
Cold Resistance Tonic icon Cold Resistance Tonic
Electrical Resistance Tonic icon Electrical Resistance Tonic
Fire Resistance Tonic icon Fire Resistance Tonic
Lyrium Potion icon Lyrium Potion
Mighty Offense Tonic icon Mighty Offense Tonic
Regeneration Potion icon Regeneration Potion
Spirit Resistance Tonic icon Spirit Resistance Tonic
Tears of the Dead icon Tears of the Dead

Codex entries Edit

Codex icon DAI Codex entry: Amrita Vein

References Edit

  1. Codex entry: Amrita Vein
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