The Grand Enchanter is the title given to a highly esteemed First Enchanter elected from the Circles of Magi by the College of Enchanters. The Grand Enchanter is the highest-ranking mage in the countries following the Andrastian Chantry.

Background[edit | edit source]

The obligations and responsibilities of the position are not fully defined but it can be inferred that the position is one of overseeing the First Enchanters and interacting more directly with the Chantry in regard to the administration and conduct of the Circles of Magi. They also serve as an arcane advisor to the Divine.

The city of Cumberland, location of Circle of Magi conclaves.[1]

The Grand Enchanter appears to reside in Cumberland, where the conclaves of First Enchanters are typically held.[2]

Grand Enchanters wear white robes as a symbol of their position, as opposed to the black robes of First Enchanters.[3]

Known Grand Enchanters[edit | edit source]

  • Lothaire Hardouin – the First Grand Enchanter of the Circle of Magi[4]
  • Briau – hails from the Circle of Hossberg in the Anderfels[2]

This section contains spoilers for:
Dragon Age: Asunder.


  • Fiona – successor to Briaus (9:40); her election to the position caused the College of Enchanters to be disbanded by the Chantry due to her radical views[2]



This section contains spoilers for:
Trespasser.


If Vivienne did not become Divine Victoria:

  • Vivienne – elected after the events of the Exalted Council; she clashed with the independent College of Enchanters


Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The entryway of the College of the Magi in Cumberland bears sandstone busts of every Grand Enchanter who has held the office in the last six hundred years.[5]

Codex entries[edit | edit source]

Codex entry: Hierarchy of the Circle Codex entry: Hierarchy of the Circle

References[edit | edit source]

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