Shards in the Approach is a shard collection in Dragon Age: Inquisition.

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Search for any shards scattered around the Western Approach.

Acquisition[edit | edit source]

Obtained by interacting with any of the five oculara in the region.

Walkthrough[edit | edit source]

Interact with all five oculara, and collect the 14 shards revealed. The ocularum are found in the following locations:

  • The Canyons (3 Shards)
  • Dustytop Fort, southwest of the Nazaire's Pass Inquisition Camp (3 Shards)
  • Echoback Canyon (3 Shards)
  • Giant's Staircase (3 Shards)
  • Old Prison Road (2 Shards)

Rewards[edit | edit source]

Collecting all 14 shards yields:

  • Influence 200

Results[edit | edit source]

Collecting shards enables the Inquisitor to complete the following six side quests in the Forbidden Oasis:

With the installation of the Jaws of Hakkon DLC an additional side quest can be completed:


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