Nice Crime You Have Around Here is an Act 1 companion quest for Merrill in Dragon Age II.

Acquisition Edit

This quest becomes available after the completion of the main quests, Blackpowder Promise or Wayward Son, or the secondary quest, The Unbidden Rescue, or by giving Solivitus any of the three ingredients required for the secondary quest, Herbalist's Tasks.

Walkthrough Edit

Travel to Merrill's Home in the Kirkwall Alienage in Lowtown and speak with Merrill. She will tell Hawke of a mugging that she witnessed outside her house.

Choice 1

  • "Muggings are fascinating?"
  • "By ignoring most of it."
  • "They don't."
  • "A lot of practice."

No effect on approval.

Choice 2

  • Diplomatic "Like you?" (You can sometimes get Friendship small Merrill: friendship (+5) without investigating.)
  • Humorous "It's like a treasure hunt!"
  • Aggressive "That's not always bad."
  • Investigate
    • "Feeling homesick?"
    • "Have the templars spotted you?"

NOTE: For PC V1.04 and ps3Icon ps3, the diplomatic option does not usually yield any positive approval changes. (Tested on ps3Icon ps3to work without investigating.)

Bugs Edit

  • pcIcon pc (1.03) Sometimes, if Merrill is a rival, picking "Muggings are fascinating?" and then the aggressive option will give Rivalry small Merrill: rivalry (+5).
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