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See also: Character: The Mother

Codex text

The Mother is a powerful, intelligent broodmother who holds a large group of awakened darkspawn under her spell. She is utterly insane, orchestrating twisted schemes with the darkspawn she controls.


This section contains spoilers for:
Dragon Age: Origins - Awakening.


After the Mother's enemy is discovered:
The Mother and the Architect appear to be in conflict.

After the Mother's "children" are discovered:
The Mother's darkspawn brood are twisted mutations that prey on all who cross their path... even other darkspawn.

After discovering the Mother's madness:
The Architect confessed that the Mother was one of his failed creations. He attempted to free her from the call of the Old Gods, but her awakening drove her mad. She has plotted against the Architect ever since.


Further information

  • Both entry and updates should be obtained during certain events of the Awakening's main plot. Since this doesn't happen, you might try adding it manually via console, by installing getsetplotflag mod and running the relative command.
    • Entry command: runscript zz_getsetplotflag set cod_cha_themother 0 1
    • First update: runscript zz_getsetplotflag set cod_cha_themother 1 1
    • Second update: runscript zz_getsetplotflag set cod_cha_themother 2 1
    • Last update: runscript zz_getsetplotflag set cod_cha_themother 3 1

Related texts

Codex entry: The Architect Codex entry: The Architect
Codex entry: The Children Codex entry: The Children
Codex entry: The Disciples Codex entry: The Disciples