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For daggers in other games, see Daggers (Origins) and Daggers (Dragon Age II).

This page lists single-blade and dual-blade daggers, melee rogue weapons in Dragon Age: Inquisition. Dual-blade daggers unlike single-blade daggers deal AoE damage, making them a unique addition to the Dragon Age series.

Daggers (single-blade) Edit

Common Edit

Name Damage Enhancements Requirements & Upgrades Acquisition
Angled Blade
Common Dagger
Item Level 4
36-37
(93-95 DPS)
+2 Cunning Requires:
Rogue only
Level 1
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Antivan Bleeder
Common Dagger
Item Level 10
54-56
(139-144 DPS)
+4% Flanking Damage Bonus Requires:
Rogue only
Level 7
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Random loot.
Antivan Chopper
Common Dagger
Item Level 15
74-78
(190-200 DPS)
+5% Critical Chance Requires:
Rogue only
Level 12
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Random loot.
Army Dirk
Common Dagger
Item Level 6
41-42
(105-108 DPS)
+2% Attack Requires:
Rogue only
Level 2
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Assailant Blade
Common Dagger
Item Level 11
58-60
(149-154 DPS)
+3% Attack Requires:
Rogue only
Level 8
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Random loot.
Assassin Blade
Common Dagger
Item Level 16
79-82
(203-211 DPS)
+9% Flanking Damage Bonus Requires:
Rogue only
Level 13
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Random loot.
Balanced Dagger
Common Dagger
Item Level 5
38-39
(98-100 DPS)
+2% Sunder on Hit Requires:
Rogue only
Level 1
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Brutal Dagger
Common Dagger
Item Level 13
66-68
(170-175 DPS)
+7 Strength Requires:
Rogue only
Level 10
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Brutal Dagger
Common Dagger
Item Level 15
74-78
(190-200 DPS)
+5 Strength Requires:
Rogue only
Level 12
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Carta Claw
Common Dagger
Item Level 20
99-102
(254-262 DPS)
+8 Dexterity Requires:
Rogue only
Level 17
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Random loot.
Carta Fang
Common Dagger
Item Level 18
89-92
(229-236 DPS)
+6% Sunder on Hit Requires:
Rogue only
Level 15
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Carta Punisher
Common Dagger
Item Level 22
110-114
(283-293 DPS)
+8% Bleed on Hit Requires:
Rogue only
Level 19
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Carving Knife
Common Dagger
Item Level 14
70-73
(180-188 DPS)
+8% Armor Penetration Requires:
Rogue only
Level 11
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Random loot.
Cruel Dagger
Common Dagger
Item Level 8
47-49
(121-126 DPS)
+4% Armor Penetration Requires:
Rogue only
Level 4
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Cutpurse Slicer
Common Dagger
Item Level 17
84-87
(216-224 DPS)
+9% Flanking Damage Bonus Requires:
Rogue only
Level 14
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Random loot.
Dalish Slasher
Common Dagger
Item Level 7
44-46
(113-118 DPS)
+2% Sunder on Hit Requires:
Rogue only
Level 3
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Highland Dirk
Common Dagger
Item Level 1
32
(82 DPS)
+6% Critical Damage Bonus Requires:
Rogue only
Level 1
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Acquired during the prologue if the Inquisitor is a blade wielding rogue.
Inquisition Dagger
Common Dagger
Item Level 1
30
(77 DPS)
+3% Attack Requires:
Rogue only

Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Nicked Blade
Common Dagger
Item Level 5
38-39
(98-100 DPS)
+3% Armor Penetration Requires:
Rogue only
Level 1
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Oblique Cutter
Common Dagger
Item Level 9
51-52
(131-134 DPS)
+4% Flanking Damage Bonus Requires:
Rogue only
Level 6
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Random loot.
Recruit's Dirk
Common Dagger
Item Level 5
38-39
(98-100 DPS)
+2% Attack Requires:
Rogue only
Level 1
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Random loot.
Reinforced Dagger
Common Dagger
Item Level 4
36-37
(93-95 DPS)
+3% Critical Damage Bonus Requires:
Rogue only
Level 1
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Random loot.
Sacrificial Dagger
Common Dagger
Item Level 13
66-68
(170-175 DPS)
+7 Dexterity Requires:
Rogue only
Level 10
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Stiletto
Common Dagger
Item Level 2
33
(85 DPS)
+6% Flanking Damage Bonus Requires:
Rogue only
Level 1
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Random loot.
  • Looted from a strongbox on the mountain path during the prologue.
Tevinter Dagger
Common Dagger
Item Level 11
58-60
(149-154 DPS)
+3% Bleed on Hit Requires:
Rogue only
Level 8
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Random loot
Thief Blade
Common Dagger
Item Level 8
47-49
(121-126 DPS)
+4% Flanking Damage Bonus Requires:
Rogue only
Level 4
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Random loot.
Weighted Dagger
Common Dagger
Item Level 8
47-49
(121-126 DPS)
+3% Attack Requires:
Rogue only
Level 4
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Random loot.


Rare Edit

Name Damage Enhancements Requirements & Upgrades Acquisition
Ambush Dagger
Rare Dagger
Item Level 10
60-63
(154-162 DPS)
+2% Armor Penetration
+3% Attack
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 7
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Archer's Bane
Rare Dagger
Item Level 17
95-98
(244-252 DPS)
+3 Dexterity
+9% Flanking Damage Bonus
Increase maximum stamina by 15
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 14
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Random loot.
Barbarian Rock-Crasher
Rare Dagger
Item Level 20
84-86
(289-294 DPS)
+32 AoE Damage vs. Living
+4% Critical Chance
+26% Critical Damage Bonus
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 17
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Master Corrupting Rune
Coiled Strike
Rare Dagger
Item Level 20
112-115
(328-337 DPS)
+16 Electricity Damage
+14% Armor Penetration
+5% Critical Chance
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 17
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Master Lightning Rune
  • Random loot from tier 3 chests.
Dagger of Faith
Rare Dagger
Item Level 8
53-55
(136-141 DPS)
+2 Constitution
+4% Flanking Damage Bonus
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 4
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Dagger of the Dragon
Rare Dagger
Item Level 5
44-46
(113-118 DPS)
+5 Fire Damage
+3% Critical Damage Bonus
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 1
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Lesser Fire Rune
Darkspawn Sickle
Rare Dagger
Item Level 17
95-98
(244-252 DPS)
+3% Bleed on Being Hit
+17% Critical Damage Bonus
2% chance to cast Fear on a hit
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 14
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Random loot.
Edge of Vengeance
Rare Dagger
Item Level 14
78-82
(252-262 DPS)
+20 Damage vs. Living
+14% Armor Penetration
+2 Dexterity
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 11
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Corrupting Rune
  • Random loot.
Hook Blade
Rare Dagger
Item Level 11
65-68
(167-175 DPS)
+9% Critical Damage Bonus
+2% Flanking Damage Bonus
+25% faster movement speed when in stealth
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 8
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Random loot.
Masterwork Stiletto
Rare Dagger
Item Level 8
53-55
(136-141 DPS)
+2% Critical Chance
+4% Critical Damage Bonus
+20% damage bonus if not being hit for 5 seconds
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 4
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Random loot.
Sidestep Dagger
Rare Dagger
Item Level 9
57-59
(146-152 DPS)
+6% Attack
+1 Dexterity
2% chance to cast Fade Cloak on a hit
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 6
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Random loot.
Slice of Lightning
Rare Dagger
Item Level 5
44-46
(113-118 DPS)
+5% Armor Penetration Requires:
Rogue only
Level 1
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Random loot from tier 1 or 2 chests.
Snake Blade
Rare Dagger
Item Level 12
69-71
(177-182 DPS)
+2% Attack
+14% Critical Damage Bonus
On hit: 5% chance to apply poison
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 9
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Stone Stalker Blade
Rare Dagger
Item Level 26
149-155
(383-398 DPS)
+7% Armor Penetration
+17 Dexterity
Abilities cost 10% less mana/stamina
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 18
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune


Unique Edit

Name Damage Enhancements Requirements & Upgrades Acquisition
Agony
Unique Dagger
Item Level 20
124-128
(319-329 DPS)
+3% Attack
+3% Critical Chance
+31% Critical Damage Bonus
10% chance to inflict Chain Lightning damage at 50% weapon power
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 17
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Aurora's Freedom
Unique Dagger
Item Level 23
144-149
(370-383 DPS)
+8 Dexterity
+7% Flanking Damage Bonus
+12% Stagger on Hit
On Hit: Gain 3 Guard
Requires:
Rogue only
Not Varric
Level 18
Upgrade Slot:
Firm Dagger Grip,
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Blade of Red Birth
Unique Dagger
Item Level 23
144-149
(370-383 DPS)
+21% Attack
+3% Bleed on Hit
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 20
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Blade of Tuhna Allied
Unique Dagger
Item Level 7
55-56
(193-195 DPS)
+20 Damage vs. Living
+11% Barrier Damage Bonus
+1% Heal on Kill
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 3
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Corrupting Rune
Bleeder of Souls
Unique Dagger
Item Level 8
59-61
(203-208 DPS)
+20 Damage vs. Living
+1% Bleed on Hit
+13% Critical Damage Bonus
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 4
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Corrupting Rune
Cordova's Smile
Unique Dagger
Item Level 18
111-115
(285-296 DPS)
+4% Armor Penetration
+2% Avoid Killing Blow
+21% Flanking Damage Bonus
+20% Focus Gain
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 15
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Gift of the Talons
Unique Dagger
Item Level 15
93-97
(239-249 DPS)
+2% Critical Chance
+17% Flanking Damage Bonus
10% chance to use Hidden Blades on a hit, with 3 added hits
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 12
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Hakkon's Mercy
Unique Dagger
Item Level 25
159-164
(450-463 DPS)
+16 cold damage
+50% Armor Penetration
+4% Attack
+4% Heal on Kill
+21% Stagger on Hit
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 22
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Master Frost Rune
  • Looted from a chest inside the west vault in 'Razikale's Reach' upon the correct completion of the floor puzzle; see main quest On Ameridan's Trail.
    Note: Jaws of Hakkon required.
Lady Jocasta's Revenge
Unique Dagger
Item Level 15
93-97
(239-249 DPS)
+2 Cunning
+20% Flanking Damage Bonus
On hit: heal 1% of maximum health
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 12
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Leeches
Unique Dagger
Item Level 12
77-80
(198-206 DPS)
+13% Attack
+3% Critical Damage Bonus
On hit: chance to place a stack of Hemorrhage on the target, causing damage over time
Requires:
Rogue only

Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Promise of the Storm
Unique Dagger
Item Level 17
105-109
(312-320 DPS)
+16 Electricity Damage
+21% Armor Penetration
+2% Attack
+2% Critical Chance
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 14
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Master Lightning Rune
Savage Thorn
Unique Dagger
Item Level 25
159-164
(409-421 DPS)
+5% Critical Chance
+9 Dexterity
+8% Flanking Damage Bonus
On hit: gain 5 guard
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 22
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Silencer
Unique Dagger
Item Level 26
166-172
(427-442 DPS)
+6% Armor Penetration
+4% Critical Chance
+21 Dexterity
10% chance to use Hidden Blades on a hit, with 5 added hits
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 21
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Silkdart
Unique Dagger
Item Level 11
72-75
(185-193 DPS)
+3% Attack
+2% Flanking Damage Bonus
+2 Willpower
+25% faster movement speed when in stealth
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 8
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
The Bosun's Blade
Unique Dagger
Item Level 12
77-80
(198-206 DPS)
+23% Flanking Damage Bonus
Cowardice: All attacks deal +500% from behind the target but only 10% damage from the front.
Requires:
Rogue
Level 7
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Tongue of Serpents
Unique Dagger
Item Level 13
82-85
(211-218 DPS)
+3% Attack
+3 Dexterity
+8% Flanking Damage Bonus
On hit: 5% chance to apply poison
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 10
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Walking Death
Unique Dagger
Item Level 20
124-128
(319-329 DPS)
+21% Armor Penetration
+4% Attack
10% chance to apply Walking Bomb for 5 seconds, with detonation of 50% weapon damage
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 17
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip,
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Wicked Grace
Unique Dagger
Item Level 21
130-135
(334-347 DPS)
+4% Bleed on Hit
+14% Critical Damage Bonus
+5% Heal on Kill
On hit: 10% chance to apply poison
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 18
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Item info wanted.
Wyvern Tooth
Unique Dagger
Item Level 18
111-115
(285-296 DPS)
+25% Armor Penetration
+3% Bleed on Hit
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 15
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune

Daggers (dual-blade) Edit

Common Edit

Name Damage Enhancements Requirements & Upgrades Acquisition
Carta Talons
Common Dual-Blade Dagger
Item Level 20
74-77 AoE
(184-192 DPS)
+14% Critical Damage Bonus Requires:
Rogue only
Level 17
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Random loot.
Chevalier Dagger
Common Dual-Blade Dagger
Item Level 19
70-73 AoE
(174-182 DPS)
+6% Attack Requires:
Rogue only
Level 16
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Crow Blade
Common Dual-Blade Dagger
Item Level 12
62-64 AoE
(154-159 DPS)
+5 Cunning Requires:
Rogue only
Level 9
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Rare random loot.
Graceful Dagger
Common Dual-Blade Dagger
Item Level 16
59-61 AoE
(147-152 DPS)
+6 Dexterity Requires:
Rogue only
Level 13
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Grey Warden Dual-Blade
Common Dual-Blade Dagger
Item Level 18
66-69 AoE
(164-172 DPS)
+9% Armor Penetration Requires:
Rogue only
Level 15
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Random loot.
Incisive Dagger
Common Dual-Blade Dagger
Item Level 15
56-58 AoE
(139-144 DPS)
+8% Armor Penetration Requires:
Rogue only
Level 12
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Whirling Deaths
Common Dual-Blade Dagger
Item Level 19
70-73 AoE
(174-182 DPS)
+6% Critical Chance Requires:
Rogue only
Level 16
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Random loot.


Rare Edit

Name Damage Enhancements Requirements & Upgrades Acquisition
Anbaric Cutter
Rare Dual-Blade Dagger
Item Level 18
75-77 AoE
(227-232 DPS)
+16 AoE Electricity Damage
+5% Armor Penetration
+6% Attack
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 15
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Master Lightning Rune
  • Random loot.
Antivan Dual-Blade
Rare Dual-Blade Dagger
Item Level 15
63-65 AoE
(157-162 DPS)
+3% Attack
+8% Critical Damage Bonus
On hit: heal 1% of maximum health
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 12
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Random loot.
Bloodied Wings
Rare Dual-Blade Dagger
Item Level 22
93-95 AoE
(299-316 DPS)
+32 AoE Damage vs. Dragons
+15% Attack
+4 Dexterity
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 19
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Master Dragon-Slaying Rune
Crescent Slicer
Rare Dual-Blade Dagger
Item Level 13
55-57 AoE
(137-142 DPS)
+14% Critical Damage Bonus
+2 Dexterity
On kill: grants 20 stamina
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 10
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Rebound Dagger
Rare Dual-Blade Dagger
Item Level 22
93-95 AoE
(232-237 DPS)
+5 Cunning
+14% Flanking Damage Bonus
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 19
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Ripper Blade
Rare Dual-Blade Dagger
Item Level 21
88-91 AoE
(219-227 DPS)
+26% Critical Damage Bonus
+6% Flanking Damage Bonus
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 18
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Ruthless Dagger
Rare Dual-Blade Dagger
Item Level 18
75-77 AoE
(187-192 DPS)
+9% Armor Penetration
+3% Critical Chance
+10% focus gain
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 15
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Slice of Flame
Rare Dual-Blade Dagger
Item Level 18
74-77 AoE
(197-217 DPS)
+10 AoE Fire Damage
+21% Armor Penetration
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 15
Upgrade Slot:
None
Rune Slot:
Fire Rune


Unique Edit

Name Damage Enhancements Requirements & Upgrades Acquisition
Armada Captain's Knife
Unqiue Dual-Blade Dagger
Item Level 25
119-123 AoE
(296-306 DPS)
+24% Critical Damage Bonus
+5 Cunning
Enhanced basic attacks: The end of the attack chain now hits all enemies in the area.
Requires:
Rogue only

Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
  • Looted from a chest in the 'Bridge of the Stone' section of the Deep Roads.
    Note: Trespasser required.
Audacity
Unique Dual-Blade Dagger
Item Level 10
50-52 AoE
(125-129 DPS)
+2% Armor Penetration
+2% Critical Chance
+4% Critical Damage Bonus
On kill: target explodes for 75% weapon damage
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 7
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Bloody Bargain
Unique Dual-Blade Dagger
Item Level 25
160-163 AoE
(411-419 DPS)
+17% Heal on Kill
+5% Stagger on Hit
Rampage: On kill, movement and attack speed increases by 10% for 30 seconds. Stacks up to 5 times.
Requires:
Rogue only

Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Knightslayer
Unique Dual-Blade Dagger
Item Level 16
74-76 AoE
(184-269 DPS)
+32 Damage vs. Living
+5% Armor Penetration
+9% Critical Damage Bonus
+5% Guard Damage Bonus
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 13
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Master Corrupting Rune
Nameless Blade
Unique Dual-Blade Dagger
Item Level 15
70-72 AoE
(174-179 DPS)
+12% Armor Penetration
+3 Strength
+5% extra damage for each enemy within 8 meters
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 12
Upgrade Slot:
Empty Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune
Saboteur's Knife
Unique Dual-Blade Dagger
Item Level 23
109-111 AoE
(271-276 DPS)
+4% Attack
+7% Critical Damage Bonus
+6 Dexterity
+14% Guard Damage Bonus
+20% damage bonus if not being hit for 5 seconds
Requires:
Rogue only
Level 20
Upgrade Slot:
Edged Dual-Blade Grip
Rune Slot:
Empty Rune

Daggers (crafted) Edit

For for a full list of crafted dagger schematics, see weapon schematics.


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