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Another three years past after Gamlen's nephew/niece had become Champion of Kirkwall. Gamlen himself remarks that he thought that the Amell line would die with him and is glad that Hawke pulled it out of the grave.
 
Another three years past after Gamlen's nephew/niece had become Champion of Kirkwall. Gamlen himself remarks that he thought that the Amell line would die with him and is glad that Hawke pulled it out of the grave.
   
In the quest, "[[Gamlen's Greatest Treasure]]", Hawke discovers a note referencing the Gem of Keroshek, which Gamlen had wasted his life looking for. It turns out that his daughter, [[Charade]], had found it and arranged an entire affair of clues to see how fair Gamlen would go to get it. Hawke can either suggest that she meet Gamlen or take the gem from her.
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In the quest, "[[Gamlen's Greatest Treasure]]", Hawke discovers a note referencing the Gem of Keroshek, which Gamlen had wasted his life looking for. It turns out that his daughter, [[Charade]], had found it and arranged an entire affair of clues to see how far Gamlen would go to get it. Hawke can either suggest that she meet Gamlen or take the gem from her.
 
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Gamlen Amell is the brother of Leandra Hawke, the mother of the protagonist of Dragon Age II, Hawke. He is the keeper of the Amell estate.

Background

Gamlen is of the Amell family, who are nobility in Kirkwall. The Amells have an estate in Hightown. Gamlen inherited the Amell estate after his elder sister Leandra ran off with a Fereldan apostate named Malcolm Hawke.

Involvement


This section contains spoilers for:
Dragon Age II.


Act 1

Gamlen is a member of the Amell family, relatives of the Hawkes, to whom they turn when they flee Lothering and travel to Kirkwall. However, he has gambled away the family fortune, and lost the estate to slavers. He now lives in Lowtown. When Hawke arrives to Kirkwall, the City Guard is preventing passage to all Fereldan refugees. In order to get his family in, he commits Hawke and his/her sibling to working with either a mercenary or smuggling group for a year.

When Hawke breaks into the Amell family estate and brings back his/her grandfather's will, it is revealed that Leandra and her children were to inherit the estate, while Gamlen was to live on a stipend, controlled only by his sister.

Act 2

Three years had past and Gamlen was left in his hovel, while Leandra and her eldest child reclaimed the Amell estate, although Leandra still visited him regularly. In "All That Remains", Gamlen becomes concerned with Leandra's mysterious absence. Hawke's later investigation reveals that Leandra was kidnapped by a blood mage serial killer taking women who resembled his deceased wife; Hawke can optionally inform Gamlen of this. Gamlen blamed his nephew/niece for not rescuing Leandra in time.

Act 3

Another three years past after Gamlen's nephew/niece had become Champion of Kirkwall. Gamlen himself remarks that he thought that the Amell line would die with him and is glad that Hawke pulled it out of the grave.

In the quest, "Gamlen's Greatest Treasure", Hawke discovers a note referencing the Gem of Keroshek, which Gamlen had wasted his life looking for. It turns out that his daughter, Charade, had found it and arranged an entire affair of clues to see how far Gamlen would go to get it. Hawke can either suggest that she meet Gamlen or take the gem from her.

Quote

  • (In the Blooming Rose) I won't mention this to your mother if you don't.
  • (In the Blooming Rose) I'm just here for the medicinal benefits.
  • (In Gamlen's House) So, you're moving up in the world. Got some coin to share with your favorite uncle?
  • (In Gamlen's House) Single-handedly saved the city from the heathens, huh? The viscount should have paid me a finder's fee.
  • (In Gamlen's House) So, you're into elves, huh? I guess I don't have to ask which one of you's the girl. (to a male Hawke if Fenris is romanced)
  • (In Gamlen's House) So, you're into elves, huh? It takes all kinds. (to a female Hawke if Fenris is romanced)
  • (In Gamlen's House) So, I've heard you let that apostate live at your place. I guess I don't have to ask which one of you's the girl. (to a male Hawke if Anders is romanced)
  • (In Gamlen's House) I hear you moved that apostate boy into your house. You really are your mother's daughter. (to a female Hawke if Anders is romanced)
  • (In Gamlen's House) So, I hear that you've been slipping it to that pirate slut from the Hanged Man. What's that like? Two women? I've always wondered... (to a female Hawke if Isabela is romanced)
  • (In Gamlen's House) So, I hear that you've been slipping it to that pirate slut from the Hanged Man. She turned me down. (to a male Hawke if Isabela is romanced)
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