From the Living Wood is a Chanter's Board side quest received in the City of Amaranthine in Dragon Age: Origins - Awakening. The templars want samples of Ancient Sylvanwood from the Wending Wood, and the Chanter has offered a reward for the samples.

Walkthrough Edit


Locations of ancient sylvans

Ancient sylvans are found in the Wending Wood. Chop them down and collect five samples of their wood. Return them to the Chantry in the City of Amaranthine.

Rewards Edit

  • 500 XP
  • 15 DAO goldpiece trans

Approval Edit

Ico DisAppr Heart Anders disapproves (-1)
Ico DisAppr Heart Velanna disapproves (-1)

Bugs Edit

  • It is possible for companions who are not currently in your active party to experience an approval change.
  • Completing this quest before recruiting Velanna may lead to Velanna's +100 approval bug.
  • pcIcon pcps3Icon ps3xbox360Icon xbox360 It is possible that one of the ancient sylvans will not become hostile or will not drop loot at all, making it impossible to complete this quest.
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