The Orzammar Royal Palace is the residence of the royal family of Orzammar as well as a meeting place for the nobles. It is built around a natural lava vent[1] and is located within the Diamond Quarter. It is also the opening location for the Dwarf Noble Origin.

Involvement[edit | edit source]

The throne room

The palace has several locations within it which can be of interest to the Warden. In the hall several nobles who are supporting the royal House Aeducan can spoken to. On the western side of the building, prior to entering the throne room, the Warden will find the living quarters for the royal family. To the east the Warden will find a series of halls and rooms with locked chest and storage spaces, and most importantly a black vial containing a revenant. On the northeastern room, which was formerly the residence of Prince Trian Aeducan the Warden will find one of their assassination victims there as part of the third part in The Trial of Crows quest.

The first room as you face when entering the palace, is the throne room. The Warden can summon a dragon within these halls as part of the Caged in Stone quest.


This section contains spoilers for:
Dragon Age: Inquisition.


Events taking place before 9:41 Dragon, the Dwarf Commoner Warden is alive and Bhelen is the king:
Bhelen erects the statue of Paragon Brosca in front of the Royal Palace instead of the more traditional Hall of Heroes as a statement of how much he wishes Orzammar to venerate the noble House of his wife.[2]


Quests[edit | edit source]

Main quest[edit | edit source]

The Nobles' Feast The Nobles' Feast
A Paragon of Her Kind A Paragon of Her Kind

Side quests[edit | edit source]

Correspondence Interruptus Correspondence Interruptus
Exotic Methods Exotic Methods
Of Noble Birth Of Noble Birth
The Black Vials The Black Vials
The Trial of Crows The Trial of Crows

Characters[edit | edit source]

Dwarf Noble Origin[edit | edit source]

The royal throne

Enemies[edit | edit source]

When siding with Lord Pyral Harrowmont:

When on the quest The Trial of Crows:

Map of the area

Notable items[edit | edit source]

Ageless Ageless

Love Letter Love Letter - found in a chest on the west side

Codex entries[edit | edit source]

Codex entry: Caged in Stone Codex entry: Caged in Stone, throne

Codex entry: A Letter from Rica Codex entry: A Letter from Rica, inside Prince Bhelen's room

Codex entry: Trian's Journal Codex entry: Trian's Journal, inside Prince Trian's room

Codex entry: Correspondence Interruptus Codex entry: Correspondence Interruptus, source: Love Letter in chest

Codex entry: The Black Vials Codex entry: The Black Vials of Nethamas Bigal, The Second corpse Walker, source: scrap of paper inside glass phylactery

Containers[edit | edit source]

West side

References[edit | edit source]

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