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[edit | edit source]

Common[edit | edit source]

Name Armor Upgrades Requires Stats Acquisition
Battlemaster Armor
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 19
{{#pad:175-183|3|0}}
175-183
Empty Heavy Arms
Empty Heavy Legs
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 16
Warrior only
Level 16
+7% Melee Defense • Random loot.
• Available at the Canyon Merchant in the Hissing Wastes for
0000002021
2021 Currency (Inquisition).png.
Battlemaster Coat
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 17
{{#pad:157-165|3|0}}
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
{{#pad:166-173|3|0}}
166-173
Empty Heavy Arms
Empty Heavy Legs
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 15
Warrior only
Level 15
+48 Maximum Health • Random loot.
• Available for purchase from Saphi in Val Royeaux and the Canyon Merchant in the Hissing Wastes for
0000001582
1582 Currency (Inquisition).png.
Defender Armor
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 8
{{#pad:84-90|3|0}}
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
{{#pad:54-55|3|0}}
54-55
Empty Heavy Arms
Empty Heavy Legs
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 1
Warrior only
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
Empty Heavy Arms
Empty Heavy Legs
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
No level
Cassandra only
Warrior only
No level
+2 Constitution

Cassandra's initial starting armor.

Defender Mail
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 7
{{#pad:77-82|3|0}}
77-82
Empty Heavy Arms
Empty Heavy Legs
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 3
Warrior only
Level 3
+16 Maximum Health • Random loot.
• Available at the Redcliffe Armor and Upgrades Merchant in the Hinterlands for
0000000084
84 Currency (Inquisition).png.
Heavy Adventurer Armor
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 5
{{#pad:64-69|3|0}}
64-69
None
Level 1
Warrior only
Human-Trained only
Level 1
+6 Constitution

Random loot.

Heavy Orlesian Army Armor
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 13
{{#pad:123-130|3|0}}
123-130
None
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 10
Warrior only
Human-Trained only
Level 10
+15 Cunning
(or)
+6 Cunning
with 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
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 2
Warrior only
Level 2
+6 Willpower
(or)
+2 Willpower
with Trespasser
Available for purchase from Seggrit in Haven and the Merchant in Skyhold for
0000000090
90 Currency (Inquisition).png.
Mercenary Coat
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 1
{{#pad:44-45|3|0}}
44-45
None
Level 1
Warrior only
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
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
{{#pad:184-192|3|0}}
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
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 4
{{#pad:58-63|3|0}}
58-63
Empty Heavy Arms
Empty Heavy Legs
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
No level
Warrior only
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
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
{{#pad:131-138|3|0}}
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
{{#pad:139-147|3|0}}
139-147
Empty Heavy Arms
Empty Heavy Legs
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 12
Warrior only
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
0000000586
586 Currency (Inquisition).png.
Scorched Bronze Armor
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 1
{{#pad:44-46|3|0}}
44-46
None
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 1
Warrior only
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
Empty Heavy Arms
Empty Heavy Legs
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 9
Warrior only
Level 9
+6% Melee Defense • Random loot.
• Available for purchase from Havel in Val Royeaux and the Caer Bronach Merchant in Crestwood for
0000000234
234 Currency (Inquisition).png.
Vanguard Coat
Common Heavy Armor
Item Level 10
{{#pad:103-104|3|0}}
103-104
Empty Heavy Arms
Empty Heavy Legs
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 7
Warrior only
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
Empty Heavy Arms
Empty Heavy Legs
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 8
Warrior only
Level 8
+20 Melee Defense • Random loot.
• Available at the Redcliffe Armor and Upgrades Merchant in the Hinterlands for
0000000199
199 Currency (Inquisition).png.


Rare[edit | edit source]

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
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 1
The Inquisitor only
Warrior only
Level 1
+21% Fire Resistance
(or)
+5% Fire Resistance
with 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
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
• Rare random loot.
• Looted in a chest found inside Dennet's farmhouse in the Hinterlands.
Note: Requires Deft Hands, Fine Tools Inquisition perk.
Nalthur's Armor
Rare Heavy Armor
Item Level 16
{{#pad:168-175|3|0}}
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
Looted from the southwest canister in the Legion of the Dead Camp located at the Storm Coast Fissure in the Deep Roads.
Note: The Descent required.
Reinforced Defender Armor
Rare Heavy Armor
Item Level 9
{{#pad:103-109|3|0}}
103-109
Empty Heavy Arms
Empty Heavy Legs
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 6
Warrior only
Level 6
+3% Melee Defense
+3% Ranged Defense
• Random loot.
• Available for purchase from Farris the Representative at Skyhold for
0000000246
246 Currency (Inquisition).png.
Superior Battlemaster Armor
Rare Heavy Armor
Item Level 22
{{#pad:229-238|3|0}}
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
{{#pad:187-195|3|0}}
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
{{#pad:197-206|3|0}}
197-206
Empty Heavy Arms
Empty Heavy Legs
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 16
Warrior only
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
0000003691
3691 Currency (Inquisition).png.
Note: Requires The Short List Inquisition perk.
Superior Vanguard Armor
Rare Heavy Armor
Item Level 16
{{#pad:167-175|3|0}}
167-175
Empty Heavy Arms
Empty Heavy Legs
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 13
Warrior only
Level 13
+7% Melee Defense
+7% Ranged Defense
• Available at the Expensive Merchant in Val Royeaux for
0000004285
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
0000001714
1714 Currency (Inquisition).png.
Note: Requires The Short List Inquisition perk.
Superior Vanguard Coat
Rare Heavy Armor
Item Level 10
{{#pad:112-119|3|0}}
112-119
Empty Heavy Arms
Empty Heavy Legs
Empty Sigil with Trespasser
Level 7
Warrior only
Level 7
+3 Constitution
+3% Heal Bonus
• Random loot.
• Available at the Redcliffe Armor and Upgrades Merchant in the Hinterlands for
0000000298
298 Currency (Inquisition).png.
Superior Vanguard Mail
Rare Heavy Armor
Item Level 12
{{#pad:129-137|3|0}}
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
{{#pad:138-146|3|0}}
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

• 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[edit | edit source]

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
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

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
Empty Sigil
Level 9
Warrior only
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..
Note: Trespasser required.
Disciple's Armor
Unique Heavy Armor
Item Level 14
{{#pad:165-167|3|0}}
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
Rewarded upon completing the war table operation Break with any advisor.
Note: Trespasser required.
Griffon Plate
Unique Heavy Armor
Item Level 10
{{#pad:123-132|3|0}}
123-132
Empty Sigil
Level 5
Warrior
Level 5
+3% Melee Defense
+2 Strength
+2 Willpower
Acquired in the cave revealed from unlocking Astrariums in the Approach.
Note: Trespasser required.
In Peace, Vigilance
Unique Heavy Armor
Item Level 16
{{#pad:187-195|3|0}}
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

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
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

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
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
Randomly available at the Redcliffe Armor and Upgrades Merchant in the Hinterlands for
0000014212
14212 Currency (Inquisition).png.
Note: Requires The Short List Inquisition perk.
Masterwork Vanguard Armor
Unique Heavy Armor
Item Level 11
{{#pad:133-142|3|0}}
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

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
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
Randomly available for purchase from Havel in Val Royeaux for
0000002320
2320 Currency (Inquisition).png.
Note: Requires The Short List Inquisition perk.
Masterwork Vanguard Mail
Unique Heavy Armor
Item Level 13
{{#pad:154-162|3|0}}
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

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

Plate Mail of the Dragon Hunter
Unique Heavy Armor
Item Level 24
{{#pad:282-285|3|0}}
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
Acquired in the Old Temple upon completing the main quest Ameridan's End in the Frostback Basin.
Note: Jaws of Hakkon required.
Revered Defender Armor
Unique Heavy Armor
Item Level 26
{{#pad:304-312|3|0}}
304-312
None
Level 20
Warrior only
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.
Note: The Descent required.
Shokra-taar
Unique Heavy Armor
Item Level 6
{{#pad:88-94|3|0}}
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

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
Empty Sigil
Cassandra only (conditional)
Vivienne only (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.
Note: Trespasser required.

Heavy armors (crafted)[edit | edit source]

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


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