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|appearances = [[Dragon Age: Origins]] <br> [[Leliana's Song]]
 
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An enormous estate, residence of the current Arl of Denerim.
 
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{{DAOSpoiler|
 
==Background==
 
===City Elf Origin===
 
After [[Bann Vaughan|Vaughan]] and his men crash the City Elf's wedding, the women are taken here. Male characters will break into the estate to rescue them, while female characters will fight their way out. See [[A Day for Celebration]] for a walkthrough of the estate.
 
   
==Landsmeet==
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The '''Arl of Denerim's Estate''' is the large residence of the current Arl of [[Denerim]] and the seat of the Kendells family. After [[Urien Kendells|Arl Urien]]'s death in battle and the uprising in the [[Elven Alienage|Alienage]], the Estate and the arling of Denerim were granted to the [[Howe family]].
When arriving at the exterior of the estate of Denerim, the Warden finds the doors to the estate locked, guards blocking the way and a large crowd outside complaining about the Arl.
 
   
==Characters==
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== Involvement ==
<!---descr="Dialog initiating NPC's"--->
 
'''Exterior'''
 
*[[Erlina]] who will follow [[The Warden]] after a short dialog up to the moment where she offers to distract the guards. Whether or not you take up her offer afterwards she will remain outside. However if the party is disguised and inside, she will join them their again soon and warn them to blend in. Accepting the disguise will yield [[Codex Entry: Disguised]]
 
   
'''Interior'''
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=== ''Leliana's Song'' ===
*[[Anora]]
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{{SpoilerLS|style=short|
*[[Erlina]]
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[[Marjolaine]] sent [[Leliana]], [[Tug]] and [[Sketch]] to the estate in order to deliver [[Orlais|Orlesian]] military documents she obtained, to her new ally [[Harwen Raleigh]], who was guarding the estate in the Arl's absence. When Leliana objected, Marjolaine permitted her to return to the estate, thinking they would retrieve the papers but instead Marjolaine attacked them and handed them over to Raleigh.}}
*[[Riordan]] A fellow [[Grey Warden]] locked in the torture room. His documents can be found in a chest close to the torture room.
 
Optional:
 
*[[Vaughan]] If he is freed from the [[Arl of Denerim's Estate - Dungeon|dungeon]] below.
 
*[[Ser Cauthrien]] She will be there on the way out, stopping the warden and [[Anora]] from leaving. The Warden can choose some different dialog options eventually leading to a stand down (starting the quest [[Captured!]] or to fight.
 
   
==Enemies==
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=== ''Dragon Age: Origins'' ===
<!---descr="Hostile NPC's"--->
 
'''Exterior'''
 
*[[Soldier]]s ([[Human]],[[Normal]]) (2 Ranged, 2 Melee) who will spawn the moment you try and sneak to the back of the estate.
 
*[[Guard]] ([[Human]],[[Normal]]) (1 Melee) who will spawn the moment you try and sneak to the back of the estate. And 2 more if you ignore Erlina's advice to be subtle and use disguises and distraction to pass the guards.
 
   
'''Interior'''<br>
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==== City Elf Origin ====
When The Warden isn't wearing a disguise these will all be hostile from the start.
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{{SpoilerDAO|style=short|
*[[Guard]] ([[Human]], [[Normal]]) Melee and Ranged.
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After [[Vaughan Kendells|Vaughan]], the son of Arl Urien, and his men crash the Elven [[A Day for Celebration|wedding celebration]], the women are taken here. If the City Elf Warden is male, he and [[Soris]] will go to the estate to attempt a rescue. Female Wardens will have fight their way to Vaughan after Soris and [[Nelaros]] force or sneak their way into the estate.}}
*[[Guard Captain]] ([[Human]], [[Lieutenant]]) Melee.
 
*[[Off-Duty Guard]] ([[Human]], [[Normal]]) Melee and Ranged.
 
*[[Soldier]] ([[Human]], [[Normal]]) Melee and Ranged.
 
*[[Mabari]] ([[Animal]], [[Normal]])
 
*[[Ser Cauthrien]] ([[Human]], [[Boss]]) If you start the fight, you will be against Ser Cauthrien and a lot of guards.
 
*[[Loghain's Guard]]s ([[Human]], [[Normal]])
 
   
==Items==
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==== The Landsmeet ====
<!---descr="Objects Containing Items."--->
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{{SpoilerDAO|style=short|
'''Exterior'''
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During [[Rescue the Queen]], as [[the Warden]] arrives at the exterior of the estate of Denerim, they find the doors to the estate locked, guards blocking the way, and a large crowd outside complaining about the Arl.
{{:Deathroot|style=iconmini}}{{clrl}}
 
{{:Elfroot|style=iconmini}}{{clrl}}
 
'''Interior'''
 
{{:Codex Entry: The First Blight: Chapter 4|style=iconmini}}{{clrl}}
 
{{:Codex Entry: Gwaren|style=iconmini}}{{clrl}}
 
{{:Codex Entry: Antiva|style=iconmini}}{{clrl}}
 
{{:Howe's Shield|style=iconmini}}, source: Chest{{clrl}}
 
   
{{Note|Vaughan's Lockbox Optional, whenever you choose to free [[Vaughan]] for a price, he will give you his key to this lockbox. (With sufficient Coercion, you can get him to give you the key and then choose not to release him.) Containing 40 {{g}}.}}
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[[Erlina]] will follow the Warden after a short dialog up to the moment where she offers to distract the guards. Whether or not you take up her offer afterward, she will remain outside. If the party is disguised and inside, she will join them again and warn them to attempt to blend in. Accepting the disguise will yield [[Codex entry: Disguised!]].}}
   
==Involved In==
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== Quests ==
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=== ''Leliana's Song'' ===
{{:A Day for Celebration|style=iconmini}} ([[City Elf Origin]]){{clrl}}
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{{:The Game|style=iconmini}}{{clrl}}
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=== ''City Elf Origin'' ===
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{{:A Day for Celebration|style=iconmini}}{{clrl}}
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=== ''Dragon Age: Origins'' ===
 
{{:Rescue the Queen|style=iconmini}}{{clrl}}
 
{{:Rescue the Queen|style=iconmini}}{{clrl}}
   
==Gallery==
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== Characters ==
<gallery>
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{{See|[[City Elf Origin]] for characters that can be found at this location during the origin story}}
Map-Arl of Denerim's Estate - Exterior.jpg|Map of the Exterior
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* [[Anora]]
Map-Arl of Denerim's Estate - Interior.jpg|Map of the Interior
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* [[Erlina]]
NPC-Guards.jpg|Guards
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* [[Riordan]], a fellow [[Grey Warden]] (perhaps only the third remaining Grey Warden in Ferelden), will be encountered locked in a dungeon cell. His documents can be found in a chest in Arl Howe's bedroom, before you first enter the Dungeon.
PC-Disguised.jpg|Disguised, lucky the spider is hardly noticeable...
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* [[Vaughan Kendells]], the rightful Arl of Denerim, if he is freed from the [[Arl of Denerim's Estate - Dungeon|dungeon]] below. He will not be present if the City Elf Warden slays him during the Origin story.
Guard_guarding_Guard_Dog.jpg|Guard guarding Guard Dog
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* [[Cauthrien|Ser Cauthrien]], along with a sizable contingent of soldiers, will stop The Warden and [[Anora]] from leaving the Estate. Depending on dialogue options, The Warden will either fight Ser Cauthrien and her company, or stand down (starting the quest [[Captured!]]).
Guard_and_Servant.jpg|Guard and Servant
 
Guard_caught.jpg|Guard caught in the act
 
</gallery>
 
   
==Exits==
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== Enemies ==
<!---descr="Map exits."--->
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{{SpoilerDAO|style=short|
{{:Denerim Market District|style=iconmini}}{{clrl}}
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=== City Elf Origin ===
{{:Arl of Denerim's Estate - Dungeon|style=iconmini}}{{clrl}}
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* Guard ([[Human]], [[Rank#Normal|Normal]]) - Melee and ranged, armored.
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* Off-Duty Guard ([[Human]], [[Rank#Normal|Normal]]) - Melee and ranged, unarmored.
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* Guard Captain ([[Human]], [[Rank#Normal|Normal]]) - drops [[Fencer's Cinch]]
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* [[Mabari]] (Animal, [[Rank#Normal|Normal]])
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* Bodyguard ([[Human]], [[Rank#Elite|Elite]])
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* [[Vaughan Kendells]] ([[Human]], [[Rank#Elite|Elite]])
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* [[Braden]] ([[Human]], [[Rank#Normal|Normal]])
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* [[Jonaley]] ([[Human]], [[Rank#Normal|Normal]])
   
==Trivia==
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=== The Landsmeet ===
*The first time The Warden can wear a disguise in the main storyline.
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'''Exterior'''
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* Soldiers ([[Human]], [[Rank#Normal|Normal]]) (2 Ranged, 2 Melee) who will spawn the moment you try and sneak to the back of the estate.
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* Guard ([[Human]], [[Rank#Normal|Normal]]) (1 Melee) who will spawn the moment you try and sneak to the back of the estate. And 2 more if you ignore Erlina's advice to be subtle and use disguises and distraction to pass the guards.
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'''Interior'''
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* Guard ([[Human]], [[Rank#Normal|Normal]]) Melee and Ranged.
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* Guard Captain ([[Human]], [[Rank#Elite|Elite]]) Melee.
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* Off-Duty Guard ([[Human]], [[Rank#Normal|Normal]]) Melee and Ranged.
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* Soldier ([[Human]], [[Rank#Normal|Normal]]) Melee and Ranged.
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* [[Mabari]] (Animal, [[Rank#Normal|Normal]])
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* [[Cauthrien|Ser Cauthrien]] ([[Human]], [[Rank#Elite boss|Elite Boss]]) If you start the fight, you will be against Ser Cauthrien and a lot of guards.
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* Loghain's Guards ([[Human]], [[Rank#Normal|Normal]])
   
==Notes==
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{{Note|When The Warden isn't wearing a disguise these will all be hostile from the start.}}
<!---descr="Special notes, watch out for, take care of .."--->
 
*When you so opt, you can enter this area while wearing a [[disguise]].
 
*The disguise isn't broken by summoning creatures, casting none hostile spells, strange aura's or weapons any of the companions might show or have.
 
*While disguised it is a perfect time for a pickpocket to pick the pockets of everyone you come across.
 
*There is a guard getting some 'aid' from a servant, when you come near and disturb them he will sound the alarm.
 
**If you don't mind fighting one guard leave him for the last door you open and fight him then head downstairs. There is no difference between avoiding him or fighting him if you go to the [[Arl of Denerim's Estate - Dungeon|dungeon]] except getting some extra XP.
 
 
}}
 
}}
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== Notable items ==
   
==Quotes==
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=== City Elf Origin ===
*"No you can't see [[Teyrn Loghain]]. Life is terribly unfair, travesty of justice blah blah. Just leave."
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{{:Fencer's Cinch|style=iconmini}}{{clrl}}
*Guard: "Why am I guarding guard dogs? I don't see anyone guarding me."
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{{:Heirloom Necklace|style=iconmini}} - from a locked chest in one of the bedrooms {{clrl}}
*Guard: "Kennel duty.. What's the point of that I ask you.. Nobody in his right mind would steal an attack dog!"
 
   
==See Also==
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=== The Landsmeet ===
<!---descr="Links to other articles relevant."--->
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'''Exterior'''
{{:Denerim|style=iconmini}}{{clrl}}
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{{:Deathroot (Origins)|style=iconmini}}{{clrl}}
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{{:Elfroot (Origins)|style=iconmini}}{{clrl}}
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'''Interior'''
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{{:Howe's Shield|style=iconmini}}, source: {{TextContainer|Chest}} in Treasure Vault (60 XP to lockpick the door){{clrl}}
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{{:Grey Warden Documents|style=iconmini}}, source: {{TextContainer|Chest of Documents}}{{clrl}}
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{{Note|Vaughan's Lockbox Optional, whenever you choose to free [[Vaughan Kendells|Vaughan]] for a price, he will give you his key to this lockbox. (With sufficient Coercion, you can get him to give you the key and then choose not to release him.) Containing 40 {{g}}.}}
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Notable [[Gifts (Origins)|gifts]] for [[companions]]:
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{{:Medium Gold Bar|style=iconmini}}, source: {{TextContainer|Treasure Pile}}.{{clrl}}
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== Codex entries ==
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{{:Codex entry: The First Blight: Chapter 4|style=iconmini}}{{clrl}}
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{{:Codex entry: Gwaren|style=iconmini}}{{clrl}}
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{{:Codex entry: Antiva|style=iconmini}}{{clrl}}
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== Notes ==
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* During the [[City Elf Origin]], this area is labeled "Arl of Denerim's Estate," whereas after the Landsmeet it is labeled "Arl of Denerim's Estate - Interior."
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* The disguise isn't broken by summoning creatures, casting non-hostile spells, strange auras or weapons that any of the companions might show or have.
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* While disguised, it is a perfect time for a pickpocket to pick the pockets of everyone you come across.
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* Inside a room, there is a male guard and a female servant engaging in a sexual activity, if you come near and disturb them then he will sound the alarm.
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== Gallery ==
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<gallery widths=189 captionalign="center">
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Map-Arl of Denerim's Estate - Interior.jpg|Map of the Estate Interior
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Map-Arl of Denerim's Estate - Exterior.jpg|Map of the Estate Exterior
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Area-Arl of Denerim's Estate - Interior.jpg|Interior
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NPC-Guards.jpg|Guards
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Guard guarding Guard Dog.jpg|Guard Dog
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</gallery>
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[[Category:Dragon Age: Origins locations]]
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[[Category:Leliana's Song]]
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[[Category:Denerim locations]]
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[[Category:Buildings]]

Latest revision as of 05:13, November 17, 2014

The Arl of Denerim's Estate is the large residence of the current Arl of Denerim and the seat of the Kendells family. After Arl Urien's death in battle and the uprising in the Alienage, the Estate and the arling of Denerim were granted to the Howe family.

Involvement Edit

Leliana's Song Edit


This section contains spoilers for:
Leliana's Song.


Marjolaine sent Leliana, Tug and Sketch to the estate in order to deliver Orlesian military documents she obtained, to her new ally Harwen Raleigh, who was guarding the estate in the Arl's absence. When Leliana objected, Marjolaine permitted her to return to the estate, thinking they would retrieve the papers but instead Marjolaine attacked them and handed them over to Raleigh.

Dragon Age: Origins Edit

City Elf Origin Edit


This section contains spoilers for:
Dragon Age: Origins.


After Vaughan, the son of Arl Urien, and his men crash the Elven wedding celebration, the women are taken here. If the City Elf Warden is male, he and Soris will go to the estate to attempt a rescue. Female Wardens will have fight their way to Vaughan after Soris and Nelaros force or sneak their way into the estate.

The Landsmeet Edit


This section contains spoilers for:
Dragon Age: Origins.


During Rescue the Queen, as the Warden arrives at the exterior of the estate of Denerim, they find the doors to the estate locked, guards blocking the way, and a large crowd outside complaining about the Arl.

Erlina will follow the Warden after a short dialog up to the moment where she offers to distract the guards. Whether or not you take up her offer afterward, she will remain outside. If the party is disguised and inside, she will join them again and warn them to attempt to blend in. Accepting the disguise will yield Codex entry: Disguised!.

Quests Edit

Leliana's Song Edit

Ico Quest The Game

City Elf Origin Edit

Ico Quest A Day for Celebration

Dragon Age: Origins Edit

Ico Quest Rescue the Queen

Characters Edit

See City Elf Origin for characters that can be found at this location during the origin story.
  • Anora
  • Erlina
  • Riordan, a fellow Grey Warden (perhaps only the third remaining Grey Warden in Ferelden), will be encountered locked in a dungeon cell. His documents can be found in a chest in Arl Howe's bedroom, before you first enter the Dungeon.
  • Vaughan Kendells, the rightful Arl of Denerim, if he is freed from the dungeon below. He will not be present if the City Elf Warden slays him during the Origin story.
  • Ser Cauthrien, along with a sizable contingent of soldiers, will stop The Warden and Anora from leaving the Estate. Depending on dialogue options, The Warden will either fight Ser Cauthrien and her company, or stand down (starting the quest Captured!).

Enemies Edit


This section contains spoilers for:
Dragon Age: Origins.


City Elf Origin

The Landsmeet

Exterior

  • Soldiers (Human, Normal) (2 Ranged, 2 Melee) who will spawn the moment you try and sneak to the back of the estate.
  • Guard (Human, Normal) (1 Melee) who will spawn the moment you try and sneak to the back of the estate. And 2 more if you ignore Erlina's advice to be subtle and use disguises and distraction to pass the guards.

Interior

Note: When The Warden isn't wearing a disguise these will all be hostile from the start.

Notable items Edit

City Elf Origin Edit

Ico belt Fencer's Cinch
Ico amulet Heirloom Necklace - from a locked chest in one of the bedrooms

The Landsmeet Edit

Exterior

Rgt ico deathroot Deathroot
Rgt ico elfroot Elfroot

Interior

Ico shield towermetal Howe's Shield, source: Chest in Treasure Vault (60 XP to lockpick the door)
Plt ico two letters Grey Warden Documents, source: Chest of Documents
Note: Vaughan's Lockbox Optional, whenever you choose to free Vaughan for a price, he will give you his key to this lockbox. (With sufficient Coercion, you can get him to give you the key and then choose not to release him.) Containing 40 DAO goldpiece trans.

Notable gifts for companions:

Tre ico gold bar 2 Medium Gold Bar, source: Treasure Pile.

Codex entries Edit

Ico codex entry Codex entry: The First Blight: Chapter 4
Ico codex entry Codex entry: Gwaren
Ico codex entry Codex entry: Antiva

Notes Edit

  • During the City Elf Origin, this area is labeled "Arl of Denerim's Estate," whereas after the Landsmeet it is labeled "Arl of Denerim's Estate - Interior."
  • The disguise isn't broken by summoning creatures, casting non-hostile spells, strange auras or weapons that any of the companions might show or have.
  • While disguised, it is a perfect time for a pickpocket to pick the pockets of everyone you come across.
  • Inside a room, there is a male guard and a female servant engaging in a sexual activity, if you come near and disturb them then he will sound the alarm.

Gallery Edit

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