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For bows in other Dragon Age titles, see Bows.

This page lists bows, ranged rogue weapons in Dragon Age: Inquisition.

Crafted Bows Edit

Note: Refer to the Weapon schematics page for a full list of crafted Bow Schematics.

Bows Edit

Name Damage Enhancements Requirements & Upgrades Acquisition
Aggressive Bow
Common Bow
Item Level 5
43-45
(49-51 DPS)
+3% Attack Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 1
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Random loot.
Andruil's Gift
Unique Bow
Item Level 18
125-126
Electricity

(141-142 DPS)
+28% Attack
+24% Critical Chance
Electricity Enchanted: All attacks deal electricity damage and have a chance on hit to paralyze the target
Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 15
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Arrowwood
Unique Bow
Item Level 25
182-184
(206-208 DPS)
+95% Armor Penetration
Piercing Arrows
Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only

Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Balanced Hunting Longbow
Common Bow
Item Level 5
43-45
(49-51 DPS)
+6% Flanking Damage Bonus Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 1
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Balanced Raider Longbow
Common Bow
Item Level 14
78-82
(88-93 DPS)
+9% Attack Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 11
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Random loot.
Balanced Sniper Bow
Rare Bow
Item Level 12
77-81
(87-92 DPS)
+21% Critical Chance Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 9
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Balanced Sunbow
Common Bow
Item Level 20
111-116
(125-131 DPS)
+24% Critical Chance Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 17
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Balanced Winged Longbow
Common Bow
Item Level 17
94-98
(106-111 DPS)
+11 Dexterity Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 14
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Random loot.
Bane of Red Crossing
Unique Bow
Item Level 11
81-84
(92-95 DPS)
+3% Critical Chance
+3 Dexterity
+8% Guard Damage Bonus
10% chance to inflict Immolate damage at 50% weapon power
Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 8
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Bow of Artifice
Unique Bow
Item Level 23
162-168
(183-190 DPS)
+42% Critical Chance
+6% Stagger on Hit
On hit: chance that Elemental Mines spawn around your target
Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 18
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Bow of Cleansing Fire
Rare Bow
Item Level 13
83-86
(105-108 DPS)
+10 Fire Damage
+9% Critical Chance
+8% Guard Damage Bonus
Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 10
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Fire Rune
  • Random loot.
Bow of Cruel Redemption
Rare Bow
Item Level 22
139-144
(157-163 DPS)
+9% Critical Chance
+27% Critical Damage Bonus
On hit: heal 1% of maximum health
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 19
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Bow of Helpful Hazard
Rare Bow
Item Level 15
94-98
(106-111 DPS)
+9% Critical Chance
+5 Dexterity
10% chance to drop caltrops on a hit, doing 30% weapon damage per second
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 12
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Random loot.
Bow of the Beresaad
Unique Bow
Item Level 13
92-96
(104-108 DPS)
+23% Barrier Damage Bonus
+5 Dexterity
On hit: heal 1% of maximum health
Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 10
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Item info wanted.
Bow of the Dragon
Rare Bow
Item Level 5
49-50
(61-62 DPS)
+5 Fire Damage
+6% Guard Damage Bonus
+4 Willpower
Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 1
Upgrade Slot:
Firm Bow Grip
Rune Slot:
Lesser Fire Rune
Dalish Hunter Bow
Common Bow
Item Level 9
58-59
(66-67 DPS)
+8% Critical Damage Bonus Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 6
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Dhal Vallasan
Unique Bow
Item Level 23
162-168
(201-208 DPS)
+16 Cold Damage
+8% Attack
+14% Barrier Damage Bonus
+11 Cunning
+16 Dexterity
Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 20
Upgrade Slot:
Solid Longbow Grip,
Rune Slot:
Master Frost Rune
Elder Dalish Bow
Rare Bow
Item Level 15
91-98
(126-133 DPS)
+20 Damage vs. Corrupted
+8% Barrier Damage Bonus
+15% Critical Damage Bonus
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 12
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Cleansing Rune
Elgar'nan Enaste
Unique Bow
Item Level 12
86-90
(97-102 DPS)
+8 Cunning
+21 Dexterity
Explosive Arrows
Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 7
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Elite Sniper Bow
Rare Bow
Item Level 16
100-104
(136-140 DPS)
+20 Damage vs. Living
+25% Critical Chance
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 13
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Corrupting Rune
Elusive Icebow
Rare Bow
Item Level 21
132-137
(160-166 DPS)
+10 Cold Damage
+16% Attack
+9 Dexterity
Requires:
Rogue only
Not Varric
Level 18
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Frost Rune,
  • Random loot.
Enchanted Sunbow
Rare Bow
Item Level 16
100-104
(124-129 DPS)
+10 Fire Damage
+6% Critical Chance
+18% Guard Damage Bonus
Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 13
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Fire Rune
  • Random loot.
Exacting Longbow
Common Bow
Item Level 8
53-55
(60-62 DPS)
+5% Critical Chance Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 4
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Random loot.
Farslayer
Unique Bow
Item Level 9
71-74
(80-84 DPS)
+8% Critical Chance
+3 Dexterity
On hit: 5% Chance to apply poison
Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 6
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Fereldan Army Longbow
Common Bow
Item Level 2
37
(42 DPS)
+3 Dexterity Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 1
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Fereldan Officer Longbow
Rare Bow
Item Level 6
52-54
(59-61 DPS)
+2% Critical Chance
+3 Dexterity
Increase maximum stamina by 15
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 2
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Random loot.
Fereldan Skirmisher Longbow
Common Bow
Item Level 7
50-51
(57-58 DPS)
+3 Dexterity Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 3
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Firm Hunting Longbow
Common Bow
Item Level 7
50
(57 DPS)
+6% Flanking Damage Bonus Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 3
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Firm Hunting Longbow
Common Bow
Item Level 4
41
(46 DPS)
+6% Flanking Damage Bonus Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 1
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Sera's initial starting weapon.
Firm Winged Longbow
Common Bow
Item Level 23
131-134
(148-151 DPS)
+27% Armor Penetration Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 20
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Grunsmann's Bow
Unique Bow
Item Level 16
112-116
(127-131 DPS)
+17% Attack
+6 Dexterity
On kill: target explodes for 75% weapon damage
Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 13
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Hakkon's Wrath
Unique Bow
Item Level 25
179-185
(220-227 DPS)
+16 Cold Damage
+50% Armor Penetration
+7% Attack
+8% Heal on Kill
+41% Stagger on Hit
Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 22
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Master Frost Rune
Heartstring Bow
Unique Bow
Item Level 24
170-176
(210-217 DPS)
+16 Fire Damage
+18% Critical Chance
+16 Dexterity
+22% Heal on Kill
Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 21
Upgrade Slot:
Thick Longbow Grip,
Rune Slot:
Master Fire Rune
Hunting Longbow
Common Bow
Item Level 1
36
(41 DPS)
+11% Flanking Damage Bonus Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 1
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Inquisition Longbow
Common Bow
Item Level 1
34
(38 DPS)
+3% Attack
+6 Dexterity
Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 1
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Knight-Commander Longbow
Rare Bow
Item Level 21
132-137
(172-177 DPS)
+20 Damage vs. Demons
+15% Armor Penetration
+27% Guard Damage Bonus
Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 18
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Master Demon-Slaying Rune
The Last Word
Rare Bow
Item Level 19
119-123
(134-139 DPS)
+17% Critical Chance
On hit: 10% chance to apply poison
Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 16
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Longbow of Grief
Common Bow
Item Level 5
43-45
(49-51 DPS)
+3% Critical Chance Requires:
Rogue only
Level 1
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Item info wanted.
Longbow of the Griffon
Unique Bow
Item Level 21
147-152
(166-172 DPS)
+11% Armor Penetration
+42% Attack
Weapon fires 3 shots when attacking
Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 18
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Longbow of the Partisan
Rare Bow
Item Level 8
59-62
(67-70 DPS)
+5% Attack
+4% Critical Damage Bonus
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 4
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Random loot.
Longshot
Unique Bow
Item Level 13
92-96
(104-112 DPS)
+23% Flanking Damage Bonus
+5 Willpower
+10% focus gain
Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 10
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Lyrium-Reinforced Longbow
Rare bow
Item Level 26
168-174
(190-195 DPS)
+13% Armor Penetration
+34 Dexterity
On Kill: Target explodes for 100% weapon damage
Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 18
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Ornate Longbow
Common Bow
Item Level 12
69-72
(78-81 DPS)
+15% Armor Penetration Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 9
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Random loot.
Perseverance
Unique Bow
Item Level 18
126-129
(161-164 DPS)
+16 Cold Damage
+4% Critical Chance
+48% Flanking Damage Bonus
Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 15
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Master Frost Rune
Punched by the Maker
Unique Bow
Item Level 21
147-152
(166-172 DPS)
+14% Armor Penetration
+16% Critical Chance
+14% Guard Damage Bonus
10% chance to apply Walking Bomb for 5 seconds, with detonation of 50% weapon damage
Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 18
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Raider Bow
Common Bow
Item Level 16
89-93
(101-105 DPS)
+11% Attack Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 13
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Random loot.
Raider Longbow
Common Bow
Item Level 11
65-67
(73-76 DPS)
+5% Attack Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 8
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Reinforced Longbow
Common Bow
Item Level 10
61-63
(69-71 DPS)
+8% Armor Penetration Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 7
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Random loot.
Shadowhunter Bow
Rare Bow
Item Level 10
68-71
(77-80 DPS)
+12% Flanking Damage Bonus
+25% faster movement speed when in stealth
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 7
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Rare random loot from tier 2 or 3 chests.
Silent Jenny
Rare Bow
Item Level 16
100-104
(113-118 DPS)
+11% Attack
+10% Flanking Damage Bonus
+25% Faster movement speed when in stealth
Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 13
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Random loot.
Sniper Bow
Common Bow
Item Level 16
89-93
(101-105 DPS)
+11% Critical Chance Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 13
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Soldier's Nemesis
Rare Bow
Item Level 7
56-58
(63-66 DPS)
+3% Attack
+4% Guard Damage Bonus
Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 3
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Random loot.
Spiked Longbow
Common Bow
Item Level 19
106-110
(120-124 DPS)
+11% Attack Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 16
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Random loot.
Striking Bow
Common Bow
Item Level 13
74-77
(84-87 DPS)
+9% Attack Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 10
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Sunbow
Common Bow
Item Level 20
111-116
(125-131 DPS)
+16% Critical Chance Requires:
Rogue only
Level 17
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Random loot.
Superior Dalish Bow
Rare Bow
Item Level 13
83-86
(94-120 DPS)
+20 Damage vs. Corrupted
+23% Critical Damage Bonus
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 10
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Cleansing Rune
  • Random loot.
Templar Longbow
Common Bow
Item Level 21
118-122
(133-138 DPS)
+27% Armor Penetration Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 18
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Tenasarin
Unique Bow
Item Level 19
132-137
(149-155 DPS)
+9% Critical Damage Bonus
+17 Dexterity
2% chance to use Shield Bash on a hit
Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 16
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Can be purchased from the Merchant in Skyhold for
    0000011110
    11110 Currency (Inquisition) after acquiring the ability to craft masterworks.
Tezpadam's Bane
Unique Bow
Item Level 26
187-193
(211-218 DPS)
+12% Armor Penetration
+41 Dexterity
+7% Sunder on Hit
On kill: target explodes for 150% weapon damage
Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 21
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
The Fowl Wind
Unique Bow
Item Level 23
162-168
(219-226 DPS)
+32 Damage vs. Living
+24 Cunning
+36% Heal on Kill
Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 18
Upgrade Slot:
Master-work Carved Longbow Grip,
Rune Slot:
Master Corrupting Rune
The Trepanner's Requital
Unique Bow
Item Level 13
92-96
(104-108 DPS)
+16% Armor Penetration
+15% Flanking Damage Bonus
On kill: target explodes for 75% weapon damage
Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 10
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Winged Longbow
Common Bow
Item Level 18
100-104
(113-118 DPS)
+18% Armor Penetration Requires:
Not Varric
Rogue only
Level 15
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
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