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Grips are weapon upgrades that can be affixed to Bianca, bows, daggers, greatswords, staves and swords in Dragon Age: Inquisition..

Crafted Grips Edit

Note: Refer to the Weapon schematics page for a full list of grip schematics.

Non-Crafted Grips Edit

Bianca Edit

See Bianca upgrades for a comprehensive list of Bianca grip upgrades.


Bows Edit

Name Enhancements Upgrades Acquisition
Balanced Longbow Grip
Common Grip
Item Level 15
+9 Willpower Bow
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • DAI-bowicon1-common Balanced Raider Longbow
  • Bane of Red Crossing icon Bane of Red Crossing
  • LongbowofthePartisanIcon Bow of Helpful Hazard
  • FereldanOfficerLongbowIcon Elder Dalish Bow
  • Bane of Red Crossing icon Farslayer
  • DAI-bowicon2-common Ornate Longbow
  • DAI-bowicon3-common Raider Bow
  • DAI-bowicon1-rare Silent Jenny
  • LongbowofthePartisanIcon Soldier's Nemesis
  • DAI Superior Dalish Bow Icon Superior Dalish Bow
Bound Longbow Grip
Common Grip
Item Level 19
+11 Dexterity Bow
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • Balanced Winged Longbow Icon Balanced Winged Longbow
  • LongbowofthePartisanIcon Elusive Icebow
  • FereldanOfficerLongbowIcon Enchanted Sunbow
  • Spiked Longbow Icon Sunbow
  • DAI-Common-Longbow-Icon Templar Longbow
  • LongbowofthePartisanIcon The Last Word
  • Bane of Red Crossing icon The Trepanner's Requital
Dalish Firm Longbow Grip
Common Grip
Item Level 19
+11 Willpower Bow
  • Random loot.
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • Balanced Winged Longbow Icon Balanced Winged Longbow
  • FereldanOfficerLongbowIcon Enchanted Sunbow
  • Spiked Longbow Icon Sunbow
  • DAI-Common-Longbow-Icon Templar Longbow
  • Bane of Red Crossing icon The Trepanner's Requital
Firm Bow Grip
Common Grip
Item Level 7
+4 Dexterity Bow
  • Random loot.
  • Available at the following merchants:
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • DAI-bowicon3-common Aggressive Bow
  • DAI-bowicon2-common Balanced Hunting Longbow
  • LongbowofthePartisanIcon Bow of the Dragon
  • Fereldan Skirmisher Longbow Icon Fereldan Skirmisher Longbow
Guarded Longbow Grip
Common Grip
Item Level 15
+9 Constitution Bow
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • DAI-bowicon1-common Balanced Raider Longbow
  • Bane of Red Crossing icon Bane of Red Crossing
  • LongbowofthePartisanIcon Bow of Helpful Hazard
  • FereldanOfficerLongbowIcon Elder Dalish Bow
  • DAI-bowicon3-common Raider Bow
  • DAI-bowicon1-rare Silent Jenny
  • LongbowofthePartisanIcon Shadowhunter Bow
  • DAI Superior Dalish Bow Icon Superior Dalish Bow
Masterwork Carved Longbow Grip
Rare Grip
Item Level 23
+24 Cunning Bow
  • Rare random loot from tier 3 chests.
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • LongbowofthePartisanIcon Elusive Icebow
  • DAI the fowl wind icon The Fowl Wind
Masterwork Jagged Longbow Grip
Rare Grip
Item Level 11
+9 Constitution Bow
  • Random loot.
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • DAI-bowicon1-common Balanced Raider Longbow
  • Bane of Red Crossing icon Bane of Red Crossing
  • LongbowofthePartisanIcon Bow of Cleansing Fire
  • LongbowofthePartisanIcon Bow of Helpful Hazard
  • Bane of Red Crossing icon Farslayer
  • Bane of Red Crossing icon Longshot
  • DAI-bowicon2-common Ornate Longbow
  • DAI-bowicon1-common Raider Longbow
  • DAI-bowicon2-common Reinforced Longbow
  • DAI Superior Dalish Bow Icon Superior Dalish Bow
Masterwork Notched Longbow Grip
Rare Grip
Item Level 15
+14 Cunning Bow
  • Random loot.
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • LongbowofthePartisanIcon Soldier's Nemesis
Masterwork Wrapped Longbow Grip
Rare Grip
Item Level 19
+16 Constitution Bow
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • Balanced Winged Longbow Icon Balanced Winged Longbow
  • DAI-Common-Longbow-Icon Templar Longbow
  • LongbowofthePartisanIcon The Last Word
Notched Longbow Grip
Common Grip
Item Level 15
+9 Cunning Bow
  • DAI-bowicon1-common Balanced Raider Longbow
  • Bane of Red Crossing icon Bane of Red Crossing
  • LongbowofthePartisanIcon Bow of Cleansing Fire
  • FereldanOfficerLongbowIcon Elder Dalish Bow
  • DAI-bowicon3-common Exacting Longbow
  • Bane of Red Crossing icon Longshot
  • DAI-bowicon3-common Raider Bow
  • DAI-bowicon1-common Raider Longbow
Ornate Longbow Grip
Common Grip
Item Level 11
+6 Dexterity Bow
  • Random loot.
  • Available at the following merchants:
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • DAI-bowicon1-common Balanced Raider Longbow
  • Bane of Red Crossing icon Bane of Red Crossing
  • LongbowofthePartisanIcon Bow of Cleansing Fire
  • LongbowofthePartisanIcon Bow of Helpful Hazard
  • DAI-bowicon2-common Ornate Longbow
  • DAI-bowicon1-common Raider Longbow
  • LongbowofthePartisanIcon Shadowhunter Bow
  • DAI-bowicon1-rare Silent Jenny
  • DAI Superior Dalish Bow Icon Superior Dalish Bow
Rugged Bow Grip
Common Grip
Item Level 7
+4 Willpower Bow
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
Solid Longbow Grip
Common Grip
Item Level 19
+11 Cunning Bow
  • Random loot.
  • Available at the following merchants:
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • Balanced Winged Longbow Icon Balanced Winged Longbow
  • Dhal-Vallasan-bow-icon Dhal Vallasan
  • FereldanOfficerLongbowIcon Enchanted Sunbow
  • Spiked Longbow Icon Spiked Longbow
  • Spiked Longbow Icon Sunbow
  • DAI-Common-Longbow-Icon Templar Longbow
  • Bane of Red Crossing icon The Trepanner's Requital
Thick Longbow Grip
Common Grip
Item Level 23
+16 Dexterity Bow
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • Balanced Winged Longbow Icon Balanced Winged Longbow
  • LongbowofthePartisanIcon Elusive Icebow
  • FereldanOfficerLongbowIcon Enchanted Sunbow
  • Bane of Red Crossing icon Longshot
  • Spiked Longbow Icon Sunbow
  • LongbowofthePartisanIcon The Last Word


Daggers Edit

Name Enhancements Upgrades Acquisition
Balanced Dagger Grip
Common Grip
Item Level 7
+2 Dexterity Daggers
  • Random loot.
  • Available at the following merchants:
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • DAI-daggericon1-common Balanced Dagger
  • DAI-daggericon2-rare Masterwork Stiletto
  • DAI-daggericon1-common Recruit's Dirk
  • Slice of Lightning Icon Slice of Lightning
  • Thief blade icon Thief Blade
  • DAI-daggericon1-common Weighted Dagger
Dense Dual-Blade Grip
Common Grip
Item Level 19
+6 Willpower Daggers
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • Antivan Dual Blade Icon Anbaric Cutter
  • Common Dagger Icon 1 Carta Talons
  • DAI-Common-Dagger-icon2 Grey Warden Dual-Blade
  • Audacity icon Knightslayer
  • DAICommonDaggerIcon2 Whirling Deaths
Edged Dual-Blade Grip
Common Grip
Item Level 19
+6 Dexterity Daggers
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • Antivan Dual Blade Icon Anbaric Cutter
  • Common Dagger Icon 1 Carta Talons
  • DAI-Common-Dagger-icon2 Grey Warden Dual-Blade
  • Audacity icon Knightslayer
  • DAICommonDaggerIcon2 Whirling Deaths
  • DAI-Unique-Dagger-icon2 Wyvern Tooth
Edgy Dagger Grip
Common Grip
Item Level 15
+5 Dexterity Daggers
Firm Dagger Grip (Level 19)
Common Grip
Item Level 19
+6 Dexterity Daggers
  • Random loot.
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • DAIRareDaggerIcon4 Archer's Bane
  • Carta Claw Icon Carta Claw
  • DAI-daggericon5-common Carta Fang
  • DAICommonDaggerIcon3 Carta Punisher
  • DAIRareDaggerIcon4 Coiled Strike
  • DAICommonDaggerIcon3 Cutpurse Slicer
  • DAI-Unique-Dagger-icon1 Savage Thorn
  • Walking Death icon Walking Death
  • DAI-Unique-Dagger-icon2 Wyvern Tooth
Firm Dagger Grip (Level 23)
Common Grip
Item Level 23
+8 Dexterity Daggers
  • Rare random loot from tier 3 chests.
  • Available at the following merchants:
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • DAI-Unique-Dagger-icon2 Aurora's Freedom
  • Carta Claw Icon Carta Claw
  • DAI-daggericon5-common Carta Fang
  • DAICommonDaggerIcon3 Carta Punisher
  • DAICommonDaggerIcon3 Cutpurse Slicer
  • DAIRareDaggerIcon4 Coiled Strike
  • Walking Death icon Walking Death
  • DAI-Unique-Dagger-icon2 Wyvern Tooth
Firm Dual-Dagger Grip (Level 15)
Common Grip
Item Level 15
+5 Constitution Daggers
  • Random loot.
  • Available at the following merchants:
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • Audacity icon Audacity
  • Common Dagger Icon 1 Carta Talons
  • Audacity icon Nameless Blade
Firm Dual-Dagger Grip (Level 19)
Rare Grip
Item Level 19
+8 Cunning Daggers
  • Rare random loot.
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • Antivan Dual Blade Icon Anbaric Cutter
  • DAI-Common-Dagger-icon2 Grey Warden Dual-Blade
  • Audacity icon Knightslayer
Masterwork Bound Dagger Grip
Rare Grip
Item Level 15
+7 Willpower Daggers
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • DAI-daggericon2-common Antivan Chopper
Masterwork Firm Dagger Grip
Rare Grip
Item Level 11
+5 Willpower Daggers
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • DAI-daggericon2-common Antivan Chopper
  • DAI-daggericon1-common Assailant Blade
  • DAI-daggericon2-common Carving Knife
Pointy Dagger Grip (Level 7)
Common Grip
Item Level 7
+2 Willpower Daggers
  • Random loot.
  • Available at the following merchants:
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • DAI-daggericon1-common Army Dirk
  • DAI-daggericon1-common Balanced Dagger
  • DAI-daggericon1-common Dalish Slasher
  • DAI-daggericon2-rare Masterwork Stiletto
  • Slice of Lightning Icon Slice of Lightning
  • DAI-daggericon1-common Recruit's Dirk
  • DAI-daggericon1-common Weighted Dagger
Pointy Dagger Grip (Level 11)
Common Grip
Item Level 11
+3 Constitution Daggers
  • Random loot.
  • Available at the following merchants:
  • Randomy found in the following weapons:
  • DAI-daggericon1-common Antivan Bleeder
  • DAI-daggericon2-common Antivan Chopper
  • DAI-daggericon1-common Assassin Blade
  • DAI-daggericon2-common Carving Knife
  • DAI-daggericon1-common Oblique Cutter
  • DAI-Unique-Dagger-Icon3 Tongue of Serpents
Superior Dual-Blade Grip
Rare Grip
Item Level 23
+12 Cunning Daggers
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • Antivan Dual Blade Icon Anbaric Cutter
  • Common Dagger Icon 1 Carta Talons
  • DAICommonDaggerIcon2 Whirling Deaths
Three-Edged Dagger Grip
Common Grip
Item Level 15
+5 Cunning Daggers
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • DAI-daggericon1-common Antivan Bleeder
  • DAI-daggericon2-common Antivan Chopper
  • DAI-daggericon1-common Assassin Blade
  • DAI-daggericon2-common Carving Knife
  • DAI-daggericon1-common Dalish Slasher
  • DAI-Unique-Dagger-Icon3 Tongue of Serpents


Greatswords Edit

Name Enhancements Upgrades Acquisition
Balanced Greatsword Grip
Common Grip
Item Level 15
+5 Strength Greatsword
  • Rare random loot from tier 2 chests.
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • DAI Common Greatsword Icon 1 Avvar Raider Greatsword
  • DAI Common Greatsword Icon 1 Avvar Warlord Greatsword
  • Rendors Blade icon Rendor's Blade
  • Verdict icon Verdict
Bladed Greatsword Grip
Common Grip
Item Level 7
+2 Strength Greatsword
  • Random loot.
  • Available at the following merchants:
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • Common Greatsword Icon 1 Claymore
Bulky Greatsword Grip
Common Grip
Item Level 11
+3 Constitution Greatsword
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • DAI Common Greatsword Icon 1 Avvar Warlord Greatsword
  • DAI Bassrath-Kata Icon Bassrath-Kata
  • Rendors Blade icon Rendor's Blade
  • Verdict icon Verdict
Butterfly Greatsword Grip
Common Grip
Item Level 19
+6 Willpower Greatsword
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • DAI-swordicon2-common Longbar Blade
  • DAI Templar Greatsword Icon Templar Greatsword
  • DAI Valo-Kas Eva Icon Valo-Kas Eva
Curved Greatsword Grip
Common Grip
Item Level 19
+6 Constitution Greatsword
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • Rendors Blade icon Skywatcher's Cleaver
  • DAI Templar Greatsword Icon Templar Greatsword
Firm Greatsword Grip
Common Grip
Item Level 18
+6 Cunning Greatsword
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • DAI-swordicon2-common Longbar Blade
  • DAI Templar Greatsword Icon Templar Greatsword
  • DAI Valo-Kas Eva Icon Valo-Kas Eva
Masterwork Spiked Greatsword Grip
Rare Grip
Item Level 15
+7 Willpower Greatsword
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
Narrow Greatsword Grip
Rare Grip
Item Level 19
+8 Strength Greatsword
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • DAI-swordicon2-common Longbar Blade
Ornate Greatsword Grip
Common Grip
Item Level 23
+8 Strength Greatsword
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • DAI Templar Greatsword Icon Templar Greatsword
  • DAI Valo-Kas Eva Icon Valo-Kas Eva
Rugged Greatsword Grip
Common Grip
Item Level 7
+2 Willpower Greatsword
  • Random loot.
  • Available at the following merchants:
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • Common Greatsword Icon 1 Claymore
  • Warlord Greatsword Icon Warlord Greatsword
Thick Greatsword Grip
Common Grip
Item Level 15
+5 Constitution (or)
+5 Cunning
Greatsword
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • DAI Common Greatsword Icon 1 Avvar Warlord Greatsword
  • Verdict icon Verdict
Winged Greatsword Grip
Common Grip
Item Level 11
+3 Strength Greatsword
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • DAI Common Greatsword Icon 1 Avvar Raider Greatsword
  • DAI Common Greatsword Icon 1 Avvar Warlord Greatsword
  • DAI Bassrath-Kata Icon Bassrath-Kata
  • Rendors Blade icon Rendor's Blade
  • Verdict icon Verdict


Staves Edit

See Staff Grips for a comprehensive list of staff grip upgrades.


Swords Edit

Name Enhancements Upgrades Acquisition
Balanced Longsword Grip
Common Grip
Item Level 11
+4 Constitution Sword
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • DAI-swordicon2-common One-Sided Blade
  • DAI-swordicon2-common Raider Captain Blade
Dense Longsword Grip
Common Grip
Item Level info wanted
Item info wanted. Sword
  • Item info wanted.
Dwarven Longsword Grip (Level 11)
Common Grip
Item Level 11
+4 Willpower Sword
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • DAI-swordicon1-rare Ancestral Blade of Lydes
  • DAI-swordicon2-common One-Sided Blade
  • DAI-swordicon2-common Raider Captain Blade
Dwarven Longsword Grip (Level 15)
Common Grip
Item Level 15
+6 Willpower Sword
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • DAI-swordicon1-rare Ancestral Blade of Lydes
Fereldan Longsword Grip
Common Grip
Item Level 7
+3 Strength Sword
  • Random loot.
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • DAI-swordicon2-common Fereldan Captain Longsword
  • DAI-swordicon1-rare Mercenary Lord Blade
  • The Sweetish Fingers icon The Sweetish Fingers
Firm Longsword Grip
Common Grip
Item Level 15
+6 Strength Sword
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • DAI-swordicon2-common Raider Captain Blade
Grey Warden Longsword Grip
Common Grip
Item Level 19
+7 Cunning Sword
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • Avvar Raider Sword Icon Avvar Raider Sword
  • Caliban icon Caliban
  • Pirate Captain Cutlass Icon Pirate Captain Cutlass
  • Qunari Slasher Icon Qunari Slasher
Masterwork Curved Sword Grip
Rare Grip
Item Level 23
+14 Constitution Swords
  • Rare random loot from tier 3 chests.
Orlesian Officer Longsword Grip (Level 11)
Common Grip
Item Level 11
+4 Strength Swords
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • DAI-swordicon1-rare Ancestral Blade of Lydes
  • DAI-swordicon2-common Raider Captain Blade
Orlesian Officer Longsword Grip (Level 16)
Common Grip
Item Level 16
+7 Constitution Swords
  • Random loot.
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • Avvar Raider Sword Icon Avvar Raider Sword
  • Caliban icon Caliban
  • DAI Nevarran Noble Sword Icon Nevarran Noble Sword
  • Pirate Captain Cutlass Icon Pirate Captain Cutlass
  • Qunari Slasher Icon Qunari Slasher
Qunari Hunter Sword Grip
Common Grip
Item Level 19
+7 Willpower Swords
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • Avvar Raider Sword Icon Avvar Raider Sword
  • Caliban icon Caliban
  • DAI Nevarran Noble Sword Icon Nevarran Noble Sword
  • Pirate Captain Cutlass Icon Pirate Captain Cutlass
  • Qunari Slasher Icon Qunari Slasher
Qunari Slasher Grip
Common Grip
Item Level 7
+3 Willpower Swords
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • DAI-swordicon2-common Fereldan Captain Longsword
  • The Sweetish Fingers icon The Sweetish Fingers
Raider Sword Grip
Common Grip
Item Level 15
+6 Cunning Swords
  • Random loot.
Sten Sword Grip
Rare Grip
Item Level 19
+10 Strength Swords
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • DAI-Unique-Sword-icon1 Knight's Hunting Blade
  • DAI Nevarran Noble Sword Icon Nevarran Noble Sword
Tevinter Longsword Grip
Common Grip
Item Level 23
+9 Strength Sword
  • Randomly found in the following weapons:
  • Avvar Raider Sword Icon Avvar Raider Sword
  • Caliban icon Caliban
  • Pirate Captain Cutlass Icon Pirate Captain Cutlass
  • Qunari Slasher Icon Qunari Slasher
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