For maces in other games, see Maces (Dragon Age II) and Maces (Inquisition).

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Maces are one-handed melee weapons. Maces are moderate in damage. They possess high armor penetration values, but are weak in critical strike. Maces are good for fights against heavily armored opponents.

Properties[edit | edit source]

Name Attribute Attribute Modifier Aim Time Speed Modifier
Maces 100% strength 100% 0

Scaling[edit | edit source]

Tier Base damage Armor penetration Critical chance Range Requisite Runes
Iron (Tier 1) 5.00 4.00 0.50 Melee 12 strength 0
Grey Iron (Tier 2) 5.50 4.60 0.55 Melee 14 strength 0
Steel (Tier 3) 6.00 5.20 0.60 Melee 16 strength 1
Veridium (Tier 4) 6.50 5.80 0.65 Melee 20 strength 1
Red Steel (Tier 5) 7.00 6.40 0.70 Melee 26 strength 2
Silverite (Tier 6) 7.50 7.00 0.75 Melee 28 strength 2
Dragonbone (Tier 7) 8.00 8.00 0.80 Melee 32 strength 3
White Steel (Tier 8) 8.50 9.00 0.85 Melee 36 strength 3
Volcanic Aurum (Tier 9) 9.00 10.00 0.90 Melee 40 strength 3

Maces[edit | edit source]

Dragon Age: Origins[edit | edit source]

Name Damage
Critical chance Armor penetration Strength modifier Runes Enhancements Notes
Aeducan Mace
Grey Iron
Requires: 14 strength
5.50 0.55% 4.60 1.00 0 Messy kills
+2 damage vs. darkspawn
Received from Duncan at the end of the Dwarf Commoner Origin.
Barbarian Mace
Steel
Requires: 16 strength
6.00 0.60% 5.20 1.00 0 +1 strength Can be acquired in the completion of the Chasind Trail Signs, purchased from Cesar or looted from the Qunari Mercenary in the Burning Bridge.
Chevalier's Mace
Steel
Requires: 16 strength
6.00 0.60% 5.20 1.00 1 +5% cold resistance
-5 spirit resistance
+2 cold damage
Darkspawn Mace
Varies
Requires: 12 strength
5.00 0.50% 4.00 1.00 0 +0.5 armor penetration
-1 dexterity
Dwarven Mace
Varies
Requires: 12 strength
5.00 0.50% 4.00 1.00 0
Endrin's Mace
Silverite
Requires: 28 strength
7.50 0.75% 7.00 1.00 2 +15% cold resistance
+10 mental resistance
Cannot be acquired via normal means in the game.
Engraved Mace
Veridium
Requires: 20 strength
6.50 0.65% 5.80 1.00 1 +1 dexterity
+1 damage
+5 mental resistance
Looted from Landry (Origins) or purchased by Glassric the Weaponsmith (Awakening).
High Constable's Mace
Silverite
Requires: 28 strength
7.50 0.75% 7.00 1.00 2 +1/2 stamina regeneration in combat
+6 damage vs. darkspawn
Found in a Weapon Rack in the Grey Warden Vault in Denerim.
Liberator's Mace
Red Steel
Requires: 26 strength
7.00 0.70% 6.40 1.00 2 +1 dexterity
+3 melee critical chance
Sold by the Quartermaster in the Circle Tower (Origins) or looted from Rylock during Freedom for Anders (Awakening).
Mace
Varies
Requires: 12 strength
5.00 0.50% 4.00 1.00 0
Shaperate's Blessing
Silverite
Requires: 28 strength
7.50 0.75% 7.00 1.00 2 +4 attack Possible reward upon completion of The Shaper's Life. Currently bugged, see the page for a workaround.
The Reaper's Cudgel
Dragonbone
Requires: 32 strength
8.00 0.80% 8.00 1.00 3 +4 strength
+1 armor
+4 damage
Chance to knock target back (10%)
Vanguard
Silverite
Requires: 28 strength
7.50 0.75% 7.00 1.00 2 +3 strength
+3 constitution
+1/+2 stamina regeneration in combat

Looted from Branka if you sided with Caridin

Dragon Age: Origins - Awakening[edit | edit source]

Name Damage
Critical chance Armor penetration Strength modifier Runes Enhancements Notes
Darkspawn Mace
Varies
Requires: 12 strength
5.00 0.50% 4.00 1.00 0 +2 cunning
+2 attack
Randomly found on some darkspawn or in certain darkspawn treasure.
Skull Crusher
White Steel
Requires: 36 strength
8.50 0.85% 9.00 1.00 0 +1 armor penetration
+6 attack
Chance to stun
Found in a Chest in the Blackmarsh
The Lamented
Dragonbone
Requires: 32 strength
8.00 0.80 8.00 1.00 3 +3 strength
+3 constitution
Justice is equipped with this mace when he joins the party.
The Reaper's Cudgel
Volcanic Aurum
Requires: 42 strength
9.00 0.90% 10.00 1.00 3 +4 strength
+1 armor
+6 damage
+15% critical/backstab damage
Chance to knock target back (10%)

The Darkspawn Chronicles[edit | edit source]

Name Damage
Critical chance Armor penetration Strength modifier Runes Enhancements Notes
Darkspawn Mace
Steel
Requires: 16 strength
6.00 0.60% 5.20 1.00 0 +0.5 armor penetration

The Golems of Amgarrak[edit | edit source]

Name Damage
Critical chance Armor penetration Strength modifier Runes Enhancements Notes
The Reaper's Cudgel
Dragonbone
Requires: 32 strength
8.00 0.80% 8.00 1.00 3 +5 damage
Chance to knock target back (3%)
Requires The Golems of Amgarrak DLC.
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