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

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

Heavy armors[]

Common[]

Name Armor Upgrades Requires Stats Acquisition
Battlemaster Armor
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 19
{{#pad:175-183|3|0}}
175-183
Heavy Arms
Heavy Legs
Sigil (Trespasser)
Level 16
Warrior
Level 16
+7% Melee Defense

• Random loot.
• Available at the Canyon Merchant in the Hissing Wastes for 2021 Currency (Inquisition).png.

Battlemaster Coat
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 17
{{#pad:157-165|3|0}}
157-165
Heavy Arms
Heavy Legs
Sigil (Trespasser)
Level 14
Warrior
Level 14
+7 Constitution

Random loot.

Battlemaster Mail
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 18
{{#pad:166-173|3|0}}
166-173
Heavy Arms
Heavy Legs
Sigil (Trespasser)
Level 15
Warrior
Level 15
+48 Maximum Health

• Random loot.
• Available for purchase from Saphi in Val Royeaux and the Canyon Merchant in the Hissing Wastes for 1582 Currency (Inquisition).png.

Defender Armor
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 8
{{#pad:84-90|3|0}}
84-90
Heavy Arms
Heavy Legs
Sigil (Trespasser)
Level 4
Warrior
Level 4
+3% Melee Defense

Random loot.

Defender Coat
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 3
{{#pad:54-55|3|0}}
54-55
Heavy Arms
Heavy Legs
Sigil (Trespasser)
Level 1
Warrior
Level 1
+2 Constitution

• Random loot.
• Acquired after completing the prologue quest the Wrath of Heaven if the Inquisitor is a warrior.

Defender Coat (Cassandra)
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 2
{{#pad:47|3|0}}
47
Heavy Arms
Heavy Legs
Sigil (Trespasser)
No level
Cassandra
Warrior
No level
+2 Constitution

Cassandra's initial starting armor.

Defender Mail
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 7
{{#pad:77-82|3|0}}
77-82
Heavy Arms
Heavy Legs
Sigil (Trespasser)
Level 3
Warrior
Level 3
+16 Maximum Health

• Random loot.
• Available at the Redcliffe Armor and Upgrades Merchant in the Hinterlands for 84 Currency (Inquisition).png.

Heavy Adventurer Armor
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 5
{{#pad:64-69|3|0}}
64-69
None
Level 1
Warrior
Human-Trained
Level 1
+6 Constitution

Random loot.

Heavy Free Army Armor
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 10
{{#pad:99|3|0}}
99–105
None
Sigil (Trespasser)
Level 7
Warrior
Human-Trained
Level 7
+9 Willpower
(or)
+3 Willpower (Trespasser)

Random loot.

Heavy Orlesian Army Armor
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 13
{{#pad:123-130|3|0}}
123-130
None
Sigil (Trespasser)
Level 10
Warrior
Human-Trained
Level 10
+15 Cunning
(or)
+6 Cunning (Trespasser)

• Random loot.
• Rewarded upon completing Track Spies in Val Royeaux war table operation with Leliana or Cullen.

Inquisition Foot Soldier Armor
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 6
{{#pad:71-73|3|0}}
71-73
None
Sigil (Trespasser)
Level 2
Warrior
Level 2
+6 Willpower
(or)
+2 Willpower (Trespasser)

Available for purchase from Seggrit in Haven and the Merchant in Skyhold for 90 Currency (Inquisition).png.

Mercenary Coat
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 1
{{#pad:44-45|3|0}}
44-45
None
Level 1
Warrior
Level 1
+6% Melee Defense

• Random loot.
• Acquired during the prologue if the Inquisitor is a warrior.

Reinforced Battlemaster Armor
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 21
{{#pad:194-202|3|0}}
194-202
Heavy Arms
Heavy Legs
Sigil (Trespasser)
Level 18
Warrior
Level 18
+11% Melee Defense

Random loot.

Reinforced Battlemaster Mail
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 20
{{#pad:184-192|3|0}}
184-192
Heavy Arms
Heavy Legs
Sigil (Trespasser)
Level 17
Warrior
Level 17
+72 Maximum Health

Random loot.

Reinforced Defender Armor
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 4
{{#pad:58-63|3|0}}
58-63
Heavy Arms
Heavy Legs
Sigil (Trespasser)
No level
Warrior
No level
+2% Melee Defense
+2% Ranged Defense

Iron Bull's initial starting armor.

Reinforced Vanguard Armor
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 16
{{#pad:148-156|3|0}}
148-156
Heavy Arms
Heavy Legs
Sigil (Trespasser)
Level 13
Warrior
Level 13
+7 Melee Defense

Random loot.

Reinforced Vanguard Coat
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 14
{{#pad:131-138|3|0}}
131-138
Heavy Arms
Heavy Legs
Sigil (Trespasser)
Level 11
Warrior
Level 11
+6 Constitution

Random loot.

Reinforced Vanguard Mail
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 15
{{#pad:139-147|3|0}}
139-147
Heavy Arms
Heavy Legs
Sigil (Trespasser)
Level 12
Warrior
Level 12
+40 Maximum Health

• Random loot.
• Available for purchase from Saphi in Val Royeaux, Havel in Val Royeaux and the Caer Bronach Merchant in Crestwood for 586 Currency (Inquisition).png.

Scorched Bronze Armor
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 1
{{#pad:44-46|3|0}}
44-46
None
Sigil (Trespasser)
Level 1
Warrior
Level 1
-50% Fire Resistance

Looted from a dead soldier in Lady Shayna's Valley in the Hinterlands.

Vanguard Armor
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 12
{{#pad:115-122|3|0}}
115-122
Heavy Arms
Heavy Legs
Sigil (Trespasser)
Level 9
Warrior
Level 9
+6% Melee Defense

• Random loot.
• Available for purchase from Havel in Val Royeaux and the Caer Bronach Merchant in Crestwood for 234 Currency (Inquisition).png.

Vanguard Coat
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 10
{{#pad:103-104|3|0}}
103-104
Heavy Arms
Heavy Legs
Sigil (Trespasser)
Level 7
Warrior
Level 7
+3 Constitution

• Random loot.
• Available at the Caer Bronach Merchant in Crestwood.

Vanguard Mail
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 11
{{#pad:108-113|3|0}}
108-113
Heavy Arms
Heavy Legs
Sigil (Trespasser)
Level 8
Warrior
Level 8
+20 Melee Defense

• Random loot.
• Available at the Redcliffe Armor and Upgrades Merchant in the Hinterlands for 199 Currency (Inquisition).png.

Rare[]

Name Armor Upgrades Requires Stats Acquisition
Heavy Armor of the Dragon
Rare Heavy Armor
Item Level 5
{{#pad:72-77|3|0}}
72-77
None
Sigil (Trespasser)
Level 1
The Inquisitor
Warrior
Level 1
+21% Fire Resistance
(or)
+5% Fire Resistance (Trespasser)

Acquired in the Special Shipments chest in Haven as part of the Flames of the Inquisition Armor DLC.

Heavy Warden Armor
Rare Heavy Armor
Item Level 10
{{#pad:111-119|3|0}}
111-119
None
Sigil (Trespasser)
Level 7
Warrior
Elf
Dwarf
Human
Level 7
+8 Maximum Health
+13% Melee Defense

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

• Rare random loot.
• Looted in the Hinterlands, from a chest found inside Dennet's farmhouse. (Requires: Deft Hands, Fine Tools Inquisition perk)

Nalthur's Armor
Rare Heavy Armor
Item Level 16
{{#pad:168-175|3|0}}
168-175
None
Sigil (Trespasser)
Level 13
Warrior
Dwarf-Trained
Level 13
+157 Maximum Health
+3% Sunder When Hit

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

Looted from the southwest canister in the Legion of the Dead Camp located at the Storm Coast Fissure in the Deep Roads. (Requires: The Descent)

Reinforced Defender Armor
Rare Heavy Armor
Item Level 9
{{#pad:103-109|3|0}}
103-109
Heavy Arms
Heavy Legs
Sigil (Trespasser)
Level 6
Warrior
Level 6
+3% Melee Defense
+3% Ranged Defense

• Random loot.
• Available for purchase from Farris the Representative at Skyhold for 246 Currency (Inquisition).png.

Superior Battlemaster Armor
Rare Heavy Armor
Item Level 22
{{#pad:229-238|3|0}}
229-238
Heavy Arms
Heavy Legs
Sigil (Trespasser)
Level 19
Warrior
Level 19
+11% Melee Defense
+11% Ranged Defense

Random loot.

Superior Battlemaster Coat
Rare Heavy Armor
Item Level 18
{{#pad:187-195|3|0}}
187-195
Heavy Arms
Heavy Legs
Sigil (Trespasser)
Level 15
Warrior
Level 15
+7 Constitution
+7% Heal Bonus

Random Loot from tier 2 or 3 chests.

Superior Battlemaster Mail
Rare Heavy Armor
Item Level 19
{{#pad:197-206|3|0}}
197-206
Heavy Arms
Heavy Legs
Sigil (Trespasser)
Level 16
Warrior
Level 16
+47 Maximum Health
+4% Melee Defense

• Random loot.
• Randomly available for purchase from Saphi in Val Royeaux and the Canyon Merchant in the Hissing Wastes for 3691 Currency (Inquisition).png. (Requires: The Short List Inquisition perk)

Superior Vanguard Armor
Rare Heavy Armor
Item Level 16
{{#pad:167-175|3|0}}
167-175
Heavy Arms
Heavy Legs
Sigil (Trespasser)
Level 13
Warrior
Level 13
+7% Melee Defense
+7% Ranged Defense

• Available at the Expensive Merchant in Val Royeaux for 4285 Currency (Inquisition).png.
• Randomly available for purchase from Havel in Val Royeaux, Saphi in Val Royeaux and the Caer Bronach Merchant in Crestwood for 1714 Currency (Inquisition).png. (Requires: The Short List Inquisition perk)

Superior Vanguard Coat
Rare Heavy Armor
Item Level 10
{{#pad:112-119|3|0}}
112-119
Heavy Arms
Heavy Legs
Sigil (Trespasser)
Level 7
Warrior
Level 7
+3 Constitution
+3% Heal Bonus

• Random loot.
• Available at the Redcliffe Armor and Upgrades Merchant in the Hinterlands for 298 Currency (Inquisition).png.

Superior Vanguard Mail
Rare Heavy Armor
Item Level 12
{{#pad:129-137|3|0}}
129-137
Heavy Arms
Heavy Legs
Sigil (Trespasser)
Level 13
Warrior
Level 13
+39 Maximum Health
+4% Melee Defense

Random loot.

Templar Commander Armor
Rare Heavy Armor
Item Level 13
{{#pad:138-146|3|0}}
138-146
None
Sigil (Trespasser)
Level 10
Warrior
Human-Trained
Level 10
+20% Magic Defense
+5% Spirit Resistance

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

• Looted inside a cave in the Western Approach; see side quest On the Chantry Trail.
• Rewarded upon completing the war table operation Stop Venatori Fire Ship with any advisor.

Unique[]

Name Armor Upgrades Requires Stats Acquisition
Armor of the Knights-Divine
Unique Heavy Armor
Item Level 19
{{#pad:219-229|3|0}}
219-229
None
Sigil (Trespasser)
Level 16
Warrior
Human-Trained
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
(Trespasser)

Looted in the Hissing Wastes from the Sandy Howler high dragon.

Bownammer Plate
Unique Heavy Armor
Item Level 14
{{#pad:165-166|3|0}}
165-166
Sigil
Level 9
Warrior
Level 9
+3% Magic Defense
+9% Melee Defense
On hit: gain 2 guard

Rewarded upon completing the war table operation Endure with Leliana or Cullen. (Requires: Trespasser)

Disciple's Armor
Unique Heavy Armor
Item Level 14
{{#pad:165-167|3|0}}
165-167
Sigil
Level 9
Warrior
Level 9
+12% Sunder When Hit
Abilities cost 10% less mana/stamina if not being hit for 5 seconds

Rewarded upon completing the war table operation Break with any advisor. (Requires: Trespasser)

Griffon Plate
Unique Heavy Armor
Item Level 10
{{#pad:123-132|3|0}}
123-132
Sigil
Level 5
Warrior
Level 5
+3% Melee Defense
+2 Strength
+2 Willpower

Acquired in the cave revealed from unlocking Astrariums in the Approach. (Requires: Trespasser)

In Peace, Vigilance
Unique Heavy Armor
Item Level 16
{{#pad:187-195|3|0}}
187-195
None
Sigil (Trespasser)
Level 13
Warrior
Elf
Dwarf
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
(Trespasser)

Looted on the Storm Coast from the Vinsomer high dragon.

Masterwork Battlemaster Armor
Unique Heavy Armor
Item Level 22
{{#pad:254-264|3|0}}
254-264
Heavy Arms
Heavy Legs
Sigil (Trespasser)
Level 19
Warrior
Level 19
+9% Heal Bonus
+11% Melee Defense
+11% Ranged Defense
Increase maximum stamina by 15

Looted in Emprise du Lion from the Hivernal high dragon.

Masterwork Battlemaster Mail
Unique Heavy Armor
Item Level 19
{{#pad:219-229|3|0}}
219-229
Heavy Arms
Heavy Legs
Sigil (Trespasser)
Level 16
Warrior
Level 16
+4% Magic Defense
+48 Maximum Health
+4% Melee Defense
On hit: gain 3 guard

Randomly available at the Redcliffe Armor & Upgrades Merchant in the Hinterlands for 14212 Currency (Inquisition).png. (Requires: The Short List Inquisition perk)

Masterwork Vanguard Armor
Unique Heavy Armor
Item Level 11
{{#pad:133-142|3|0}}
133-142
Heavy Arms
Heavy Legs
Sigil (Trespasser)
Level 8
Warrior
Level 8
+3% Heal Bonus
+3% Melee Defense
+3% Ranged Defense
Increase maximum stamina by 10

Looted from the Mercenary Leader in the Grand Forest Villa; see Hinterlands side quest the Mercenary Fortress.

Masterwork Vanguard Coat
Unique Heavy Armor
Item Level 14
{{#pad:164-173|3|0}}
164-173
Heavy Arms
Heavy Legs
Sigil (Trespasser)
Level 11
Warrior
Level 11
+6 Constitution
+10% Heal Bonus
Heal 15% of damage taken over 10 seconds

Randomly available for purchase from Havel in Val Royeaux for 2320 Currency (Inquisition).png. (Requires: The Short List Inquisition perk)

Masterwork Vanguard Mail
Unique Heavy Armor
Item Level 13
{{#pad:154-162|3|0}}
154-162
Heavy Arms
Heavy Legs
Sigil (Trespasser)
Level 10
Warrior
Level 10
+3% Magic Defense
+40 Maximum Health
+3% Melee Defense
On Hit: Gain 2 Guard

Looted in the Western Approach, from a chest located at the top of Shimmer Stone Mine.

Plate Mail of the Dragon Hunter
Unique Heavy Armor
Item Level 24
{{#pad:282-285|3|0}}
282-285
None
Sigil (Trespasser)
Level 21
Warrior
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
(Trespasser)

Acquired in the Frostback Basin upon completing the main quest Ameridan's End in the Old Temple if the Inquisitor is a warrior. (Requires: Jaws of Hakkon)

Revered Defender Armor
Unique Heavy Armor
Item Level 26
{{#pad:304-312|3|0}}
304-312
None
Level 20
Warrior
Level 20
+45 Constitution
+5% Magic Defense
+5% Melee Defense
Abilities cost 10% less mana/stamina

Looted from a chest in the new area unlocked by the Deep Roads Expeditions: Buried Sea Bridge within the Bastion of the Pure. (Requires: The Descent)

Shokra-taar
Unique Heavy Armor
Item Level 6
{{#pad:88-94|3|0}}
88-94
None
Sigil (Trespasser)
Level 2
None
Level 2
+11% Melee Defense
+12% Ranged Defense

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

Acquired as part of the Spoils of the Qunari DLC item pack.

The Divine
Unique Armor
Item Level 24
{{#pad:278-281|3|0}}
278-281
Sigil
Cassandra (conditional)
Vivienne (conditional)
+12% Melee Defense
+12 Willpower
On hit: Gain 5 guard

Automatically worn by either Cassandra or Vivienne upon rejoining the Inquisitor's party after leaving the Winter Palace; but only if either were elected as the Divine. (Requires: Trespasser)

Heavy armors (crafted)[]

For for a full list of crafted heavy armor schematics, see Armor schematics.
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