May the path bestow the favor thou hast earned.Ancient Writing Wall carving

Solasan is an ancient elven temple located in the Forbidden Oasis region of the Western Approach in Orlais. The entrance to the Temple and passageways within can only be opened using the shards revealed by the Ocularum.

Background[edit | edit source]

Three doors in the main chamber of the temple are locked by shards; one for fire, one for cold and the other for spirit. Approaching the doors unlocks the quests listed below respectively. Each quest is completed upon opening all three chamber doors by following each path to its end.

An inscription taken at the temple doors in the Forbidden Oasis, followed by a translation.
The writing is shaky and uneven, as though the writer labored to complete the task:

Emma solas him var din'an. Tel garas solasan. Melana en athim las enaste.
Arrogance became our end. Come not to a prideful place. Now let humility grant favor.

Quests[edit | edit source]

The Temple of Pride The Temple of Pride
The Cold Endured The Cold Endured
The Fire Captured The Fire Captured
The Spirit Calmed The Spirit Calmed
A Prideful Place A Prideful Place

Shards[edit | edit source]

The doors can only be opened if enough ocularum shards are collected.

  • Total for the Temple: 114 Shards

Enemies[edit | edit source]

Notable items[edit | edit source]

Elven artifacts[edit | edit source]

  • Found on the lower level of the main chamber.


Veilfire glyphs[edit | edit source]

Ancient Writing Ancient Writing - in the main chamber, revealed with veilfire (not part of any codex entries).

Loot[edit | edit source]

Codex entries[edit | edit source]

Codex entry: Tracing from Temple Doors Codex entry: Tracing from Temple Doors

Note texts[edit | edit source]

Ancient Writing Ancient Writing
Inscription in the Oasis Temple Inscription in the Oasis Temple

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Solasan in Elvish translates as "a place of pride" or "a prideful place."

Bugs[edit | edit source]

  • pcPC The Inscription in the Oasis Temple may keep popping up whenever Solas is joining or leaving the active party members. This may appear in any locations.
  • pcPC The fire, ice and spirit mines may continue to spawn long after the combat is over in each room.

Gallery[edit | edit source]


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