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Main article: Deep mushroom
For the ingredient in Dragon Age: Origins, see Deep Mushroom (Origins).
For the crafting resource in Dragon Age II, see Deep Mushroom (Dragon Age II).


Deep Mushroom is a tier 2 common herb in Dragon Age: Inquisition.

Acquisition Edit

Note: Requires Jaws of Hakkon DLC.
Note: Requires Trespasser DLC.

Background Edit

"Deep mushroom" refers to the entire group of fungi that grows underground in caves and many parts of the dwarven Deep Roads. Collection can be a dangerous task, as the Deep Roads are often infested with darkspawn. Because of this, dwarven merchants often recruit "casteless" hirelings for the job, and pay them a meager percentage of what they earn selling the mushrooms to surfacers.

The most common varieties used in the herbalist's trade are the Blightcap, Ghoul's Mushroom, and Brimstone Mushroom, almost all of which tend to carry the darkspawn's corruption. While they cannot transmit the disease, this trait often makes them quite poisonous. Deep mushrooms should only be handled by experienced herbalists and should never be consumed without first being adequately cleaned and prepared. Careless consumption has been known to cause insanity, severe abdominal cramping, and even death.

—An excerpt from The Botanical Compendium, by Ines Arancia, botanist
—From Codex entry: Deep Mushroom

Uses Edit

Regeneration Potion icon Regeneration Potion
Mighty Offense Tonic icon Mighty Offense Tonic
Tears of the Dead icon Tears of the Dead
Antivan Fire icon Antivan Fire
Jar of Bees icon Jar of Bees
  • Ingredient in:
Lyrium Potion icon Lyrium Potion (when fully upgraded)
Jar of Bees icon Jar of Bees (when fully upgraded)

See also Edit

Codex icon DAI Codex entry: Deep Mushroom

Trivia Edit

  • Deep mushrooms grow on the bodies of dead spiders.
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