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For heavy chestpieces in other games, see Heavy chestpieces (Origins) and Heavy chestpieces (Dragon Age II).

This page lists heavy armor, warrior chestpieces in Dragon Age: Inquisition.

Crafted Heavy Armors Edit

Note: Refer to the Armor schematics page for a full list of crafted Heavy Armor Schematics.

Heavy Armors Edit

Name Armor Upgrades Requires Enhancements Acquisition
Armor of the Knights-Divine
Unique Heavy Armor
Item Level 19
219-229
219-229
None
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 16
Warrior only
Human-Trained only
Level 16
+29% Magic Defense
+18 Maximum Health
+6% Spirit Resistance
Abilities cost 7.5% less mana/stamina

(or)
+7% Magic Defense
+24 Maximum Health
+7% Spirit Resistance
Abilities cost 7.5% less mana/stamina

with Trespasser
Battlemaster Armor
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 19
175-183
175-183
Empty Heavy Arms
Empty Heavy Legs
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 16
Warrior only
Level 16
+7% Melee Defense
Battlemaster Coat
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 17
157-165
157-165
Empty Heavy Arms
Empty Heavy Legs
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 14
Warrior only
Level 14
+7 Constitution
  • Random loot.
Battlemaster Mail
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 18
166-173
166-173
Empty Heavy Arms
Empty Heavy Legs
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 15
Warrior only
Level 15
+48 Maximum Health
Bownammer Plate
Unique Heavy Armor
Item Level 14
165-166
165-166
Empty Sigil
Level 9
Warrior only
Level 9
+3% Magic Defense
+9% Melee Defense
On hit: gain 2 guard
Defender Armor
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 8
84-90
84-90
Empty Heavy Arms
Empty Heavy Legs
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 4
Warrior only
Level 4
+3% Melee Defense
  • Random loot.
Defender Coat
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 3
54-55
54-55
Empty Heavy Arms
Empty Heavy Legs
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 1
Warrior only
Level 1
+2 Constitution
Defender Coat (Cassandra)
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 2
047
47
Empty Heavy Arms
Empty Heavy Legs
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
None
Cassandra only
Warrior only
None
+2 Constitution
Defender Mail
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 7
77-82
77-82
Empty Heavy Arms
Empty Heavy Legs
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 3
Warrior only
Level 3
+16 Maximum Health
Disciple's Armor
Unique Heavy Armor
Item Level 14
165-167
165-167
Empty Sigil
Level 9
Warrior only
Level 9
+12% Sunder When Hit
Abilities cost 10% less mana/stamina if not being hit for 5 seconds
Griffon Plate
Unique Heavy Armor
Item Level 10
123-131
123-131
Empty Sigil
Level 5
Warrior
Level 5
+3% Melee Defense
+2 Strength
+2 Willpower
Heavy Adventurer Armor
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 5
64-69
64-69
None
Level 1
Warrior only
Human-Trained only
Level 1
+6 Constitution
  • Random loot.
Heavy Armor of the Dragon
Rare Heavy Armor
Item Level 5
72-77
72-77
None
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 1
The Inquisitor only
Warrior only
Level 1
Inquisition: +21% Fire Resistance
(or)
+5% Fire Resistance
with Trespasser
Heavy Orlesian Army Armor
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 13
123-130
123-130
None
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 10
Warrior only
Human-Trained only
Level 10
+15 Cunning
(or)
+6 Cunning
with Trespasser
Heavy Warden Armor
Rare Heavy Armor
Item Level 10
111-119
111-119
None
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 7
Warrior only
Elf, dwarf, or human
Level 7
+8 Maximum Health
+13% Melee Defense

(or)
+11 Maximum Health
+3% Melee Defense

with Trespasser
In Peace, Vigilance
Unique Heavy Armor
Item Level 16
187-195
187-195
None
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 13
Warrior only
Elf, dwarf, or human
Level 13
+18 Maximum Health
+29% Melee Defense
+3% Stagger on Being Hit
On dying: 5% chance to heal for half health

(or)
+24 Maximum Health
+7% Melee Defense
+4% Stagger on Being Hit
On dying: 5% chance to heal for half health

with Trespasser
Inquisition Foot Soldier Armor
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 6
71-73
71-73
None
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 2
Warrior only
Level 2
+6 Willpower
(or)
+2 Willpower
with Trespasser
Masterwork Battlemaster Armor
Unique Heavy Armor
Item Level 22
254-264
254-264
Empty Heavy Arms
Empty Heavy Legs
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 19
Warrior only
Level 19
+9% Heal Bonus
+11% Melee Defense
+11% Ranged Defense
Increase maximum stamina by 15
Masterwork Battlemaster Mail
Unique Heavy Armor
Item Level 19
219-229
219-229
Empty Heavy Arms
Empty Heavy Legs
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 16
Warrior only
Level 16
+4% Magic Defense
+48 Maximum Health
+4% Melee Defense
On hit: gain 3 guard
Masterwork Vanguard Armor
Unique Heavy Armor
Item Level 11
133-142
133-142
Empty Heavy Arms
Empty Heavy Legs
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 8
Warrior only
Level 8
+3% Heal Bonus
+3% Melee Defense
+3% Ranged Defense
Increase maximum stamina by 10
Masterwork Vanguard Coat
Unique Heavy Armor
Item Level 14
164-173
164-173
Empty Heavy Arms
Empty Heavy Legs
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 11
Warrior only
Level 11
+6 Constitution
+10% Heal Bonus
Heal 15% of damage taken over 10 seconds
Masterwork Vanguard Mail
Unique Heavy Armor
Item Level 13
154-162
154-162
Empty Heavy Arms
Empty Heavy Legs
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 10
Warrior only
Level 10
+3% Magic Defense
+40 Maximum Health
+3% Melee Defense
On Hit: Gain 2 Guard
Mercenary Coat
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 1
44-45
44-45
None
Level 1
Warrior only
Level 1
+6% Melee Defense
Nalthur's Armor
Rare Heavy Armor
Item Level 16
168-175
168-175
None
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 13
Warrior only
Dwarf-Trained only
Level 13
+157 Maximum Health
+3% Sunder When Hit

(or)
+47 Maximum Health
+4% Sunder When Hit

with Trespasser
Plate Mail of the Dragon Hunter
Unique Heavy Armor
Item Level 24
282-285
282-285
None
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 21
Warrior only
Level 21
+45% Magic Defense
5% chance to cast Fear on a hit

(or)
+12% Magic Defense
5% chance to cast Fear on a hit

with Trespasser
Reinforced Battlemaster Armor
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 21
194-202
194-202
Empty Heavy Arms
Empty Heavy Legs
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 18
Warrior only
Level 18
+11% Melee Defense
  • Random loot.
Reinforced Battlemaster Mail
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 20
184-192
184-192
Empty Heavy Arms
Empty Heavy Legs
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 17
Warrior only
Level 17
+72 Maximum Health
  • Random loot.
Reinforced Defender Armor
Rare Heavy Armor
Item Level 9
103-109
103-109
Empty Heavy Arms
Empty Heavy Legs
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 6
Warrior only
Level 6
+3% Melee Defense
+3% Ranged Defense
Reinforced Defender Armor
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 4
58-63
58-63
Empty Heavy Arms
Empty Heavy Legs
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
None
Warrior only
None
+2% Melee Defense
+2% Ranged Defense
Reinforced Vanguard Armor
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 16
148-156
148-156
Empty Heavy Arms
Empty Heavy Legs
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 13
Warrior only
Level 13
+7 Melee Defense
  • Random loot.
Reinforced Vanguard Coat
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 14
131-138
131-138
Empty Heavy Arms
Empty Heavy Legs
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 11
Warrior only
Level 11
+6 Constitution
  • Random loot.
Reinforced Vanguard Mail
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 15
139-147
139-147
Empty Heavy Arms
Empty Heavy Legs
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 12
Warrior only
Level 12
+40 Maximum Health
Revered Defender Armor
Unique Heavy Armor
Item Level 26
306-312
306-312
None
Level 20
Warrior only
Level 20
+45 Constitution
+5% Magic Defense
+5% Melee Defense
Abilities cost 10% less mana/stamina
Scorched Bronze Armor
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 1
44-46
44-46
None
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 1
Warrior only
Level 1
-50% Fire Resistance
  • Armor can be looted from a dead soldier in Lady Shayna's Valley in the Hinterlands.
Shokra-taar
Unique Heavy Armor
Item Level 6
88-94
88-94
None
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 2
None
Level 2
+11% Melee Defense
+12% Ranged Defense

(or)
+2% Melee Defense
+3% Ranged Defense

with Trespasser
Superior Battlemaster Armor
Rare Heavy Armor
Item Level 22
229-238
229-238
Empty Heavy Arms
Empty Heavy Legs
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 19
Warrior only
Level 19
+11% Melee Defense
+11% Ranged Defense
  • Random loot.
Superior Battlemaster Coat
Rare Heavy Armor
Item Level 18
187-195
187-195
Empty Heavy Arms
Empty Heavy Legs
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 15
Warrior only
Level 15
+7 Constitution
+7% Heal Bonus
  • Random Loot from tier 2 or 3 chests.
Superior Battlemaster Mail
Rare Heavy Armor
Item Level 19
197-206
197-206
Empty Heavy Arms
Empty Heavy Legs
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 16
Warrior only
Level 16
+47 Maximum Health
+4% Melee Defense
Superior Vanguard Armor
Rare Heavy Armor
Item Level 16
167-175
167-175
Empty Heavy Arms
Empty Heavy Legs
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 13
Warrior only
Level 13
+7% Melee Defense
+7% Ranged Defense
Superior Vanguard Coat
Rare Heavy Armor
Item Level 10
112-119
112-119
Empty Heavy Arms
Empty Heavy Legs
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 7
Warrior only
Level 7
+3 Constitution
+3% Heal Bonus
Superior Vanguard Mail
Rare Heavy Armor
Item Level 12
129-137
129-137
Empty Heavy Arms
Empty Heavy Legs
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 13
Warrior only
Level 13
+39 Maximum Health
+4% Melee Defense
  • Random loot.
Templar Commander Armor
Rare Heavy Armor
Item Level 13
138-146
138-146
None
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 10
Warrior only
Human-Trained only
Level 10
+20% Magic Defense
+5% Spirit Resistance

(or)
+6% Magic Defense
+7% Spirit Resistance

with Trespasser
The Divine
Unique Armor
Item Level 24
278-281
278-281
Empty Sigil
Cassandra only (conditional)
Vivienne only (conditional)
+12% Melee Defense
+12 Willpower
On hit: Gain 5 guard
Vanguard Armor
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 12
115-122
115-122
Empty Heavy Arms
Empty Heavy Legs
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 9
Warrior only
Level 9
+6% Melee Defense
Vanguard Coat
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 10
103-104
103-104
Empty Heavy Arms
Empty Heavy Legs
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 7
Warrior only
Level 7
+3 Constitution
Vanguard Mail
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 11
108-113
108-113
Empty Heavy Arms
Empty Heavy Legs
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 8
Warrior only
Level 8
+20 Melee Defense
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