For the spell in Dragon Age: Origins, see Petrify.

Petrify is a mage spell from the Primal tree in Dragon Age II.


  • Requires: Level 4
  • Requires: Stonefist
  • Paralyze chance: 100% vs. any enemy
  • Enemy damage resistance: +50%


  • This is considered an offensive spell, so it cannot be cast when Healing Aura is active.


Petrify DA2 Desiccate
Requires: Level 8
Requires: 3 points in Primal
Petrify now leaves the foe more exposed, decreasing protection from attacks and turning most enemies BRITTLE.

Enemy damage resistance: -30%

BRITTLE chance: 100% vs normal enemies

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.