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The Red Templars are a splinter faction of rebel Templars, who have become addicted to the use of the so-called "Red Lyrium", a form of normal Lyrium that has been transformed by the Darkspawn Taint technically making them Ghouls.

History


This section contains spoilers for:
Dragon Age: Inquisition.


Following the disappearance of Lambert van Reeves, Lucius Corin succeeded him as Lord Seeker and led the Templar Order in the Mage-Templar War.

Lord Seeker Lucius introduced Red Lyrium to the templars, claiming that it was superior to Chantry lyrium. Thinking that red lyrium was just a tool, the templars followed the Lord Seeker's order. The commanders of the Templar Order became corrupted and began corrupting the rest of their subordinates, by force if necessary. Soon, physical changes began to emerge and Red lyrium veins appear to manifest on the skin of those exposed. Thus the Red Templar order was born.


Involvement

Dragon Age: Inquisition


This section contains spoilers for:
Dragon Age: Inquisition.


Red Templars attacked a village in Crestwood to draw the Inquisitor's attention from the Keep in order to conquer it with much greater ease.

Units

  • Red Templar
  • Red Templar Marksman
  • Red Templar Shadow
  • Red Templar Horror
  • Red Templar Commander

Known Red Templars

References

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