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::* We stopped it. - {{Approval3|slightly approves}}
::* We stopped it. - {{Approval3|slightly approves}}
::* Clarel's pride is to blame. - {{Approval3|Disapproves}}
* Clarel's pride is to blame. - {{Approval3|Disapproves}}
::* That's why we fight him. - {{Approval3|Approves}}
::* That's why we fight him. - {{Approval3|Approves}}
:'''It's not right... to want to do good, to be good, and have that turned against you.'''
:'''It's not right... to want to do good, to be good, and have that turned against you.'''
* Then remember the intention. - {{Approval3|Slightly Approves}}
::* Then remember the intention. - {{Approval3|Slightly Approves}}
* We can still try, right? - {{Approval3|Slightly Approves}}
::* We can still try, right? - {{Approval3|Slightly Approves}}
::* Nothing is perfect. - {{Approval3|Slightly Disapproves}}
::* Nothing is perfect. - {{Approval3|Slightly Disapproves}}

Revision as of 18:55, February 8, 2015

Blackwall's Disposition

The player can tell generally how Blackwall feels about the Inquisitor by engaging him in a "generic" conversation (i.e. a conversation where his greeting is not changed by any other factors such as a quest or cutscene).

Cold/Hostile (-5 to -75):
Blackwall will greet the Inquisitor with "What is it? or "What do you want?" or "(Grunts.)"
Neutral/Warm/Friendly (-4 to 125):
Blackwall will greet the Inquisitor with "At your service." or "Yes?" or "Something on your mind?" or "I'm here."
  • "At your service."
  • "Yes?"
  • "Something on your mind?"
  • "Inquisitor?"
  • "I'm here."

If romanced, he might also say:

  • "I am here."
  • "My lady."


Look at it.

Haven only, first attempt to speak to him...

And to actually walk out of it, to be that close...
No approval changes
Blackwall: I have to admit, I thought you'd be… Herald: Human? Blackwall: Yes. (if not human)
  • I don't blame you. - DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • At least you're honest. - DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • Is this a problem?
The Breach, the Divine's death, the Wardens... it doesn't make sense. There's so much we don't know. (if human)
No approval changes
Just one question, then. How do you think you fit in with all of this?
  • I want peace. - DAIApproval Approves
  • I'm not sure yet. - DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • Some worship me. I like that. - DAIApproval Disapproves

So this is Skyhold.

Available immediately upon reaching Skyhold, first attempt to speak to him...

We'll be able to see Corypheus coming from miles away.
No approval changes
Let him come. I swear I'll take the twisted bastard down, even if I have to die to do it.
  • (Romance) I'm not losing you. - DAIApproval Approves
  • Thank you. - DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • You're taking this hard. - DAIApproval Slightly Disapproves
  • You're no good to me dead. - DAIApproval Slightly Disapproves
Tell me honestly: are you what they say you are? Andraste's chosen?
No approval changes

The New Warden Workshop

Requires +35

It's good to be part of something so important, something that could change things.
  • (Romance) It's only about the work?
  • I'm glad. - DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • What about the Wardens?
  • So we have your loyalty?
Someone told me that once. Took me years to understand what he meant.
  • Wise words. - DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • Isn't it obvious? - DAIApproval Slightly Disapproves
  • Why follow at all? - DAIApproval Slightly Disapproves
Put aside his own ambitions to help me win the melee. I don't think I ever thanked him.
  • [Investigate.]
No approval changes
  • A generous act.
  • Why'd he help you?
  • You couldn't win on your own? - DAIApproval Slightly Disapproves
(No romance) I should've gone with him. Perhaps things could've been different.
  • It all turned out.
  • Not necessarily better.
  • Regret is useless. - DAIApproval Slightly Disapproves
(Romance) But now I believe I made the right decision after all. (All 3 responses give DAIApproval Slightly Approves)
  • What changed?
  • (Romance) Because of me?
  • Self-doubt is dangerous.

After completing Explanations

First three responses have no approval change

But I... I need you to end this, because I can't.
  • No. [Kiss him.] (commit to relationship) - DAIApproval Greatly Approves
  • You'll have to do it. (ends relationship) - DAIApproval Slightly Approves


Skyhold; once it gets it's first set of repairs and -30 approval.
After a brief exchange, he storms out of the barn and leaves the Inquisition forever. No choice the Inquisitor makes can prevent this.


You're strangely charming.

Haven only, requires -4 or higher

  • I like your modesty. - DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • What's hard to come by?
  • There's more in my quarters. (ends conversation) - DAIApproval Approves
So is there something large and heavy you need moved?
  • I just wanted to talk. - DAIApproval Approves
  • I'm sure you have better uses. - DAIApproval Approves
  • Possibly. - DAIApproval Approves

What's wrong with you?

Replaces above romance option if approval is -5 or lower

No approval changes

Are Wardens being corrupted?

Skyhold, after speaking with Hawke...

That could very well explain why so many have disappeared.
  • We need to find them.
  • How's your state of mind?
  • All, but you. - DAIApproval Slightly Disapproves


Tell me about the Wardens

No approval changes for any questions available while in Haven
This question is added upon reaching Skyhold...
  • How do you kill an Archdemon?
  • I suppose you'd know. - DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • It can't be that simple.
  • Fine, keep your secrets. - DAIApproval Slightly Approves

Let's talk about you.

Requires -4 or higher

No approval changes

Thoughts on the Inquisition?

If approval is -4 or higher...

You may have Andraste's favor, but wars are won by men. Soldiers. (he only says this in Haven)
  • Why war at all? - DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • Wars are won in many ways. - DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • That's obvious. - DAIApproval Slightly Disapproves

If approval is -5 or lower, he takes a shot at the Herald and the conversation moves straight to [Investigate.]

No approval changes

Know much about Corypheus?

No approval changes

Prompted conversation

After In Hushed Whispers

Haven only, initiate conversation and he will make a statement based on how the mages were dealt with.
If the mages were offered an alliance he DAIApproval Approves
There is no approval change if the mages were conscripted.

if he was brought for the quest:

I have to ask... what was I like in that dark future you saw?
  • You were heroic. - DAIApproval Approves
  • You were the same.
  • You were angry.
  • Don't ask.

After Champions of the Just

Haven only

I imagine it makes trusting others risky.
  • Trust is important. - DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • What's life without risk? - DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • I don't trust anyone.

After Here Lies the Abyss

They died for us, and Corypheus twisted their sacrifice to make it his own!
  • We stopped it. - DAIApproval slightly approves
  • Clarel's pride is to blame. - DAIApproval Disapproves
  • That's why we fight him. - DAIApproval Approves
It's not right... to want to do good, to be good, and have that turned against you.
  • Then remember the intention. - DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • We can still try, right? - DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • Nothing is perfect. - DAIApproval Slightly Disapproves

After walking the ramparts (Romanced)

Gives Blackwall's romance-specific personal quest Explanations

I hope you can forgive me for pushing you away.
  • I understand. - DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • You're the one suffering.
  • I'm not giving up.
I... owe you an explanation for what I did. But not here.
  • We'll go as soon as possible. - DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • This sounds ominous.
  • Explain now.

Memories of the Grey

The first time an artifact is picked up and he is in the active party - DAIApproval Greatly Approves

The first time an artifact is picked up and he is NOT in the active party, return it to him in Haven - DAIApproval Approves

Either way, after returning an artifact for the first time, the following conversation takes place...

You didn't have to take the time to help, and yet you did.
  • It was a good cause. - DAIApproval Approves
  • It was on the way.
  • It helps our cause. - DAIApproval Slightly Approves
I've never been more certain in my decision to join you. (will vary slightly depending on previous choice and/or if Herald is female)
  • (Romance) Admiration?
  • We will do better. (ends conversation) - DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • I'm just hiding the bad. (ends conversation)
  • I don't care what you think. (ends conversation)
Of course I do. You have the world at your feet, myself included.
  • I don't want to be worshipped. - DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • And if the world hated me?
  • Good. Stay there. - DAIApproval Slightly Approves

In the Field

  • Whenever a group of Darkspawn is killed and he is in the active party - DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • Complete "Flowers for Senna" (Redcliff Village - The Hinterlands) with Blackwall in active party - DAIApproval Slightly Approves
  • Storm Coast: coming to the sea from northern camp. Blackwall says that he wasn't at sea for a long time - DAIApproval Slightly Approves [confirmation needed]
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