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The '''Ash Warriors''' are an elite and renowned unit of [[Ferelden|Fereldan]] fighters who use vicious [[mabari]] war dogs in battle. According to the [[Codex entry: The Legend of Luthias Dwarfson|legend]] their training is considered to descend from the [[Dwarf|dwarven]] [[berserker]]s. They are pious mercenaries who work for no pay, instead working for whatever cause they deem just. They are so admired by common Fereldans that wherever they go, they are treated as heroes.<ref name="prima353">''[[Dragon Age: Origins: Prima Official Game Guide#Collector's Edition|Dragon Age: Origins Collector's Edition: Prima Official Game Guide]]'', p. 353</ref>
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The '''Ash Warriors''' are an elite and renowned unit of [[Fereldan]] fighters who use vicious [[mabari]] war dogs in battle. According to the [[Codex entry: The Legend of Luthias Dwarfson|legend]] their training is considered to descend from the [[Dwarf|dwarven]] [[berserkers]]. They are pious mercenaries who work for no pay, instead working for whatever cause they deem just. They are so admired by common Fereldans that wherever they go, they are treated as heroes. <ref>[[Dragon Age: Origins: Prima Official Game Guide|Prima Game Guide: Collector's Edition, pg. 353]]</ref>
   
 
== Joining ==
 
== Joining ==
Despite the prestige, few people choose to join the Ash Warriors. They are denied the opportunity for both personal wealth and for personal glory.<ref name="prima353"/>
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Despite the prestige, few people choose to join the Ash Warriors. They are denied the opportunity for both personal wealth and for personal glory.<ref>[[Dragon Age: Origins: Prima Official Game Guide|Prima Game Guide: Collector's Edition, pg. 353]]</ref>
   
Indeed, the Ash Warriors' ranks are often composed of former criminals, joining the group as a means to redeem themselves. Their past identities are expunged, as "even in legal records their old life is erased—contracts voided, marriages annulled, records of birth erased".<ref>[[Codex entry: The Ashen Cuirass]]</ref>
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Indeed, the Ash Warriors' ranks are often composed of former criminals, joining the group as a means to redeem themselves. Their past identities are expunged, as "even in legal records their old life is erased—contracts voided, marriages annulled, records of birth erased."<ref>[[Codex entry: The Ashen Cuirass]]</ref>
   
 
== Training ==
 
== Training ==
Part of their training focuses on the belief that you should "die" before battle. Otherwise death will catch you unaware.<ref>''[[Dragon Age: The Calling]]'', p. 112</ref> Ash Warriors also receive training in tracking.<ref>''[[Dragon Age: The Calling]]'', p. 245</ref>
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Part of their training focuses on the belief that you should "die" before battle. Otherwise death will catch you unaware.<ref>''[[Dragon Age: The Calling]]'', p. 112</ref>
   
 
== Fighting style ==
 
== Fighting style ==
The Ash Warriors' training has, according to the Ash Warriors, been passed down since Luthias the Dwarfson, first harnessed the battle-rage of the dwarves.<ref>The Ash Warrior leader in [[Ostagar]] can tell the Warden that the Ash Warriors' training has been passed down since Luthias the Dwarfson, an Alamarri, first harnessed the battle-rage of the dwarves.</ref> Ash Warriors harness the battle rage inside, nurture it, and draw it out so they cannot fall in battle until their last foe is slain.
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The Ash Warriors' training has, according to the Ash Warriors, been passed down since Luthias the Dwarfson, first harnessed the battle-rage of the [[Dwarf|dwarves]]. <ref>The Ash Warrior leader in [[Ostagar]] can tell the Warden that the Ash Warriors' training has been passed down since Luthias the Dwarfson, an Alamarri, first harnessed the battle-rage of the dwarves.</ref> Ash Warriors harness the battle rage inside, nurture it, and draw it out so they cannot fall in battle until their last foe is slain.
   
 
Ash Warriors are also famous for their use of mabari. They trust their hounds with their lives, as the hounds do them. They fight side by side with their hounds in battle and it is common for an Ash Warrior to pair with their dog for life. The sight, and smell, of the Ash Warriors fighting with their dogs is legendary.<ref>[[Dragon Age: Origins: Prima Official Game Guide|Prima Game Guide: Collector's Edition, pg. 353]]</ref>
 
Ash Warriors are also famous for their use of mabari. They trust their hounds with their lives, as the hounds do them. They fight side by side with their hounds in battle and it is common for an Ash Warrior to pair with their dog for life. The sight, and smell, of the Ash Warriors fighting with their dogs is legendary.<ref>[[Dragon Age: Origins: Prima Official Game Guide|Prima Game Guide: Collector's Edition, pg. 353]]</ref>
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== Gallery ==
 
== Gallery ==
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Fereldan Ash Warrior (HoDA).png|An Ash Warrior in ''[[Heroes of Dragon Age]]''.
 
Fereldan Ash Warrior (HoDA).png|An Ash Warrior in ''[[Heroes of Dragon Age]]''.
 
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