For the item in Dragon Age II, see Backpack (Dragon Age II).


Backpack is an item in Dragon Age: Origins.

Each backpack purchased automatically increases the inventory capacity by 10, up to a maximum of 125 items for the pcpc version, or 120 items for the ps3ps3 and xbox360xbox360 versions.

Buy price[edit | edit source]

Lowest price: 57Silver50Bronze see Backpack (Ostagar)

Highest price: 7Gold 50Silver

Acquisition[edit | edit source]

Dragon Age: Origins[edit | edit source]

Location Merchant Quantity Price (each) Notes
Ostagar Quartermaster 2 57Silver50Bronze
  • 1 available before completing both main quests in Korcari Wilds.
  • 1 available after completing both main quests in Korcari Wilds.
Camp Bodahn 3 - 4 7Gold50Silver
  • 1 available during initial visit to Camp (after Lothering cutscene)
  • 1 available any subsequent visit to Camp before Nature of the Beast.
  • 1 available after Nature of the Beast.
Circle of Magi Quartermaster 1 6Gold
Dalish Camp Varathorn 1 6Gold
  • Available after completing 3 main quests one of which must be Nature of the Beast.
Note: May become unavailable depending on your choices in Nature of the Beast and Cammen's Lament
Denerim Market District Gorim 1 5Gold50Silver
  • Available after completing 3 main quests.

Dragon Age: Origins - Awakening[edit | edit source]

Location Merchant Quantity Price (each) Notes
Vigil's Keep - Throne Room Yuriah 1 - 4 6Gold
  • 1 available in his initial stock
  • 1 more available after each of his three stock upgrades

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • After you have reached the highest possible inventory capacity, no merchant will offer you a backpack anymore, even if you never bought one from him.
  • Backpacks will not show up in the inventory and cannot be sold back to a vendor.
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