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Gorim Saelac is a merchant in Denerim Market District. He is also a temporary companion in the Dwarf Noble Origin.

Background[]

Gorim is a knight and member of the warrior House Saelac. He serves as the loyal second of the Dwarf Noble, the second child of King Endrin Aeducan. Since he was destined to serve as the Dwarf Noble's second since his childhood, he was trained exclusively in sword and shield combat[1], and lacks training in solo combat. In fact a year before the events of the Fifth Blight, he fought in an open Proving and did not perform well.[2] He is also acquainted with Oghren who he threw out of the Orzammar Royal Palace a dozen times for insulting King Endrin.

Involvement[]


This section contains spoilers for:
Dragon Age: Origins.


Gorim is a temporary companion to the Dwarf Noble, and accompanies them during the festivities. He provides counsel and also serves as an intermediary if the Dwarf Noble does not wish to speak directly to the commoners. If the Dwarf Noble is female the player can acknowledge that the two had a romantic relationship which however it cannot lead anywhere since King Endrin won't allow his daughter and Princess of Orzammar to marry a man of lower caste. Gorim may also be asked on what to do with the Dwarf Noble's elder brother, Trian Aeducan, as he is the Crown Prince and thus the first in line to become the new King of Orzammar. Gorim will admit that he will be a very bad ruler and has enough support in the Assembly just to keep it in a lockdown but not enough to become king, so killing him now will make the Aeducans stronger and save a great deal of bloodshed later.

After the death of Trian, the Dwarf Noble's name is stricken from the Memories and exiled into the Deep Roads to fight darkspawn until their death. Gorim pleaded to let him accompany the Dwarf Noble but the Bhelen-supporting deshyrs wouldn't allow it, and instead Gorim is exiled and sent to the surface. He will tell the Dwarf Noble that there is a chance to survive by finding Duncan and other Grey Wardens who recently ventured there as well. Before bidding his farewell he also tells the Dwarf Noble that he will try to head to Denerim, the capital city of Ferelden, and that if the Dwarf Noble makes it out of the Deep Roads, they will find him there.

He does indeed make his way to Denerim, where the Warden can find him as a merchant in the Denerim Market District. He will tell the Dwarf Noble that he badly injured his leg while leaving Orzammar, and thus cannot fight anymore but he married a surface dwarf and is expecting a child with her. His new father-in-law is a smith who helps make the goods he sells. Furthermore, he will give to a Warden of the Dwarf Noble Origin, the shield of Aeducan and a letter from King Endrin. He also offers a special discount at his stall to Dwarf Noble (buying at 50% of the listed price of items instead of 25% and selling at only +10% - essentially anything you sell to him gives you double the gold that you'd get elsewhere). Similarly, during A Prince's Favor: The First Task if the Warden is not of Dwarf Noble Origin, you can speak to Lord Anwer Dace in the Aeducan Thaig and persuade him to offer of a discount with some surface merchants he knows. This will apply a 25% discount to any goods purchased from Gorim but adds nothing to the value of items you attempt to sell to him.

Gorim also appears to be acquainted with D and will assist him during New Ground.

If the Warden is not a Dwarf Noble:
Having Oghren in the active party when approaching Gorim's stall for the first time will begin a conversation revealing how the two know one another.

If the Warden is the Dwarf Noble:
A male Dwarf Noble who had sexual relations with Mardy can reinstate his son's noble status at the end Of Noble Birth quest. He can also elect to name his son after Gorim.

After Archdemon Urthemiel is slain, the Assembly contacts Gorim as they assume that he is still the Dwarf Noble's second. For their feat, the Dwarf Noble is named Paragon while Gorim joins House Aeducan and elevated to nobility. If the Warden is not alive, Gorim attends the funeral of the Dwarf Noble and speaks with Ferelden's monarch informing them that the dwarves do not burn their dead but return them to the Stone and that the King of Orzammar has requested the body to return to Orzammar to be entombed next to their father, Endrin Aeducan.

If the Warden is alive, Gorim tells the Dwarf Noble Warden that he will happily become their second again. Even if the Warden accepts his offer, however, Gorim does not appear again in Dragon Age: Origins - Awakening or in any other DLC.


Quests[]

Dwarf Noble Origin Dwarf Noble Origin
A Prince's Favor: The First Task A Prince's Favor: The First Task
New Ground New Ground

Statistics[]

Initial skills[]

Improved Combat Training Improved Combat Training

Initial talents[]

Racial ability Dwarven Resistance Dwarven Resistance
Warrior Precise Striking Precise Striking
Weapon and Shield Shield Bash Shield BashShield Block Shield Block

Initial equipment[]

Weapons Gorim's Sword Gorim's Sword  +  Gorim's Shield Gorim's Shield
Armor Scale armor set Scale armor set

Inventory[]

After finishing three main quests after Lothering, Gorim's stock will be significantly upgraded.

Initial[]

Name Price
Metal Shard
Metal Shard Metal Shard (x8)
1Silver 10Bronze
Dwarven Waraxe
Dwarven Waraxe Dwarven Waraxe
6Silver 96Bronze
Dagger (Origins)
Dagger Dagger
8Silver 80Bronze
Gorim's Sword
Gorim's Sword Gorim's Sword
2Gold 97Silver 0Bronze
Dwarven Longsword (Origins)
Dwarven Longsword Dwarven Longsword
22Silver 0Bronze
Dwarven Mace
Dwarven Mace Dwarven Mace
9Silver 90Bronze
Crossbow
Crossbow Crossbow
13Silver 56Bronze
Dwarven Helmet (Origins)
Dwarven Helmet Dwarven Helmet
30Silver 80Bronze
Heavy Dwarven Helmet
Heavy Dwarven Helmet Heavy Dwarven Helmet
33Silver 0Bronze
Dwarven Heavy Gloves
Dwarven Heavy Gloves Dwarven Heavy Gloves
25Silver 30Bronze
Dwarven Armored Gloves
Dwarven Armored Gloves Dwarven Armored Gloves
13Silver 20Bronze
Dwarven Armored Boots
Dwarven Armored Boots Dwarven Armored Boots
17Silver 60Bronze
Dwarven Heavy Boots
Dwarven Heavy Boots Dwarven Heavy Boots
29Silver 70Bronze
Dwarven Armor
Dwarven Armor Dwarven Armor
55Silver 0Bronze
Dwarven Heavy Armor
Dwarven Heavy Armor Dwarven Heavy Armor
77Silver 0Bronze
Gorim's Shield
Gorim's Shield Gorim's Shield
68Silver 20Bronze
Dwarven Large Round Shield
Dwarven Large Round Shield Dwarven Large Round Shield
8Silver 25Bronze
Berserker Manual
Manual: Berserker Manual: Berserker
11Gold 0Silver 0Bronze

Restocked[]

Name Price
Metal Shard
Metal Shard Metal Shard (x8)
1Silver 10Bronze
Axe
Axe Axe
6Silver 22Bronze
Dagger (Origins)
Dagger Dagger
8Silver 80Bronze
Meteor Sword
Meteor Sword Meteor Sword
3Gold 74Silver 0Bronze
Dwarven Longsword (Origins)
Dwarven Longsword Dwarven Longsword
22Silver 0Bronze
Dwarven Mace
Dwarven Mace Dwarven Mace
9Silver 90Bronze
Chasind Great Maul
Chasind Great Maul Chasind Great Maul
151Gold 19Silver 50Bronze
Thorval's Luck
Thorval's Luck Thorval's Luck
12Gold 70Silver 50Bronze
Diamond Maul
Diamond Maul Diamond Maul
15Silver 12Bronze
Crossbow
Crossbow Crossbow
13Silver 56Bronze
Fire Bolt
Fire Bolt Fire Bolt (x40)
21Silver 78Bronze
Ice Bolt
Ice Bolt Ice Bolt (x40)
21Silver 78Bronze
Camenae's Barbute
Camenae's Barbute Camenae's Barbute
13Gold 25Silver 50Bronze
Dwarven Helmet (Origins)
Dwarven Helmet Dwarven Helmet
30Silver 80Bronze
Heavy Dwarven Helmet
Heavy Dwarven Helmet Heavy Dwarven Helmet
33Silver 0Bronze
Rock-Knocker
Rock-Knocker Rock-Knocker
6Gold 24Silver 25Bronze
Katriel's Grasp
Katriel's Grasp Katriel's Grasp
3Gold 96Silver 0Bronze
Dwarven Heavy Gloves
Dwarven Heavy Gloves Dwarven Heavy Gloves
25Silver 30Bronze
Dwarven Armored Gloves
Dwarven Armored Gloves Dwarven Armored Gloves
13Silver 20Bronze
Dwarven Massive Armored Gloves
Dwarven Massive Armored Gloves Dwarven Massive Armored Gloves
33Silver 0Bronze
Dwarven Armored Boots
Dwarven Armored Boots Dwarven Armored Boots
17Silver 60Bronze
Dwarven Heavy Boots
Dwarven Heavy Boots Dwarven Heavy Boots
29Silver 70Bronze
Dwarven Massive Armored Boots
Dwarven Massive Armored Boots Dwarven Massive Armored Boots
44Silver 0Bronze
Dwarven Armor
Dwarven Armor Dwarven Armor
55Silver 0Bronze
Dwarven Heavy Armor
Dwarven Heavy Armor Dwarven Heavy Armor
77Silver 0Bronze
Dwarven Massive Armor
Dwarven Massive Armor Dwarven Massive Armor
1Gold 21Silver 0Bronze
Dwarven Large Round Shield
Dwarven Large Round Shield Dwarven Large Round Shield
8Silver 25Bronze
Heavy Metal Shield
Heavy Metal Shield Heavy Metal Shield
44Silver 0Bronze
Sword Belt
Sword Belt Sword Belt
66Silver 0Bronze
Grandmaster Silverite Rune
Grandmaster Silverite Rune Grandmaster Silverite Rune
10Gold 45Silver 0Bronze
Backpack (Origins)
Backpack Backpack
22Gold 0Silver 0Bronze

Quotes[]

  • "That fool has no idea how weak his house is or how low he sits in it. Shall I have him killed, my lord/lady?"
  • "I will always be your man, my Lord/Lady Aeducan."
  • (during combat) "House Aeducan shall never fall!"
  • (shouted in Denerim Market District) "Dwarven Crafts, Fine Dwarven Crafts, direct from Orzammar! You won't find better!"

Dialogue[]

  • Gorim: "In times like these you -- wait. Oghren? Is that you?
  • Oghren: "You messed your sales pitch, Gorim. You were just getting to the good part, too. See, this is why warriors make bad merchants."

References[]

  1. Mentioned in the conversation with the Proving Trainer.
  2. Mentioned if asked why he does not fight in the Provings.
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