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Dwarven Defender is a crossbow in Dragon Age: Origins.


This item cannot be acquired via normal means in the game.


  • pcPC The item can be added with a console command, see this page for instructions. For those who prefer normal loot drop per the game's script, use this mod.


  • Combined with Sureshot Bolt it is the highest damage ranged weapon versus Darkspawn.
    • Scattershot can help conserve this rare ammunition, and obliterate groups on higher difficulties. Particularly helpful for saving as many refugees as possible during Desperate Haven and other encounters where friendly NPCs are fighting darkspawn in order to then steal from them.
  • This is equipped to Rogek but not set to droppable nor stealable.