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I wonder if we'll be able to chose all three classes for this Inquisitor. I know it might sound stupid, but from what i've read the Inquisitor (at least at some point) is answering to the Chantry. I play ONLY mages, so my question is: will we be able to make a mage Inquisitor? Does anyone know?--Divine Stas (talk) 16:06, June 25, 2013 (UTC)

Yes, you will, so don't worry. (talk) 18:59, June 25, 2013 (UTC)
A mage inquisitor... this should be fun)--Divine Stas (talk) 04:10, June 26, 2013 (UTC)

Questioning article Edit

It's mage-templar war, both fractions abandoned the Chantry to slaughter each other. Chantry is left with few loyalists and the organization no longer supports any of the side as is written in DA:Asunder. Besides Mitch Dyer, the author of the refered article, clearly doesn't know context, he confused a prophet with her god, so he could also confuse templars with the chantry as is stated on Forum:Contradicting news . Besides this article is biased as hell used by so emotional words. I question credibility of that article, if the author confuses organisations and a god with a prophet. Journalists are supposed to be unbiased and emotional strong words contradict neutrality of journalism. (talk) 08:00, June 28, 2013 (UTC)

More than anything else, I'm just curious as to how the Inquisitor is connected to the events occurring in the world during the game. I mean, are they just some random person who rises to the occasion, or are they somehow connected to what's happening in a more personal way? I guess time will tell.

Templar Rings Edit

In promo image the templar has 4 rings and a creatures head on sword

from left to right

1.)Seekers of Truth 2.) 3.) 4.)Templar 5.)Dragon? Flemeth? anyone recognize the others ?—Preceding unsigned comment added by [[User:{{{1}}}|{{{1}}}]] ([[User talk:{{{1}}}|talk]] • [[Special:Contributions/{{{1}}}|contribs]])

All rings from left to right:

  • 1.)Seekers of Truth
  • 2.)Unknown
  • 3.)Circle of Magi
  • 4.)Templar Order
  • 5.)Unknown (talk) 06:20, July 16, 2013 (UTC)

maybe the second ring is the inquisition symbol?

Why not called The Grand Inquisitor Edit

Why don't the game creators just use Grand Inquisitor since the player character is the leader Red Komet (talk) 22:03, August 27, 2013 (UTC)
Maybe a trademark/copyright issue. Activision did Zork: Grand Inquisitor, so they may hold the trademark on "Grand Inquisitor". Gruedragon (talk) 16:28, September 6, 2013 (UTC)
Grand Inquisitor is not a trademark it can be used in most media like AdventureQuest Worlds and Jade Empire(Which is a Bioware Game) anyway a Grand Inquisitor is always the Inquisitor Leader RankFemto Von Godhand (talk) 05:21, September 18, 2014 (UTC)

Race and Last Name Edit

Possible spoilers: I don't really know where on the page this would go, but the last names for the Inquisitor (as of Pax Prime) are as follows.

1. Human Warrior Trevelyan

2. Elven Mage Lavellan

3. Qunari Rogue Adaar

4. Dwarf Warrior Cadash

--628199 (talk) 22:51, November 20, 2013 (UTC)

Two questions. First, Gaider said that now that they had introduced playable races they were dropping the optional background feature, and that the Inquisitors background would differ by class and race ("what exists now is race/class choice"[1]), that being the case it seems probable that not every human will share a surname, not every mage etc, as with Origins - a human rogue was a Cousland while a human mage was an Amell. It is also possible that rogues and warriors won't share backgrounds. Second, are we sure that these are official surnames - not player created, obviously the latter seems very unlikely considering the precedent.
Anyway, I'm going to go ahead and change the race/class thing as mentioned, i'm fine with leaving the latter point as it seems very unlikely. Alexsau1991 25px-Goddammit.svg.png (talk page) 00:48, November 22, 2013 (UTC)
Seeing as the footage was from an alpha version of the game, a lot can change. They may have put the names there as place holders. I would prefer the surnames be deleted off the page for now. Henio0 (talk) 09:00, November 22, 2013 (UTC)
Good point. Alternatively we could note that these are the surnames in an alpha version of the game. Alexsau1991 25px-Goddammit.svg.png (talk page) 01:26, November 23, 2013 (UTC)
We can mention only things we know, not things that can be. We must put only facts not speculations.FirstDrellSpectre (talk) 07:38, November 23, 2013 (UTC)
We're not talking about speculation, the names were not announced they were seen in an alpha build of the game. Alexsau1991 25px-Goddammit.svg.png (talk page) 23:04, November 23, 2013 (UTC)
I prefer more of a Qunari Warrior. (Queen Darkness Von Haven talk) 03:51, December 17, 2013 (UTC)

Cadash is where Shale's from, isn't it? And Trevelyan (aside from being a Cornish surname, and therefore awesome), was the surname of Sean Bean's character in Goldeneye. Eggy2504 (talk) 14:47, February 3, 2014 (UTC)

Yes, Cadash is Shale's former house name.FirstDrellSpectre (talk) 15:06, February 3, 2014 (UTC)

Gaider has recently stated that the Dalish is the only elven protagonist background for the Inquisitor: "Believe I mentioned this before, but once again: if you're an elf, you're Dalish." Lobsel Vith (talk) 18:59, March 6, 2014 (UTC)

The GalleryEdit

The gallery has gotten out of hand, we really don't need to display every single image of the Inquisitor that has been released thus far... Alexsau1991 25px-Goddammit.svg.png (talk page) 23:04, November 23, 2013 (UTC)

Agreed. There's only supposed to be about 15 per gallery anyway. Kelcat (talk) 01:09, November 24, 2013 (UTC)

Qunari Inquisitors are Tal-VashothEdit

Just now I read on a forumon BioWare Social Network that all the Qunari PC are Tal-Vashoth according to David Gaider, though I'm sure that you all guessed that since the Qunari PC have actual names. However, Gaider states that Mary Kirby informed him "that the PC would technically just be Vashoth." --Matthew Paul (talk) 04:34, February 1, 2014 (UTC)

It is a good confirmation that the Inquisitor will not be a follower of the Qun, but nevertheless he or she may be Tal-Vashoth of second generation, born and raised outside of Qun completely. Henio0 (talk) 07:41, February 1, 2014 (UTC)
The qunari Inquisitor is a Vashot: a qunari (the race) was never live under the Qun; the qunari Inquisitor parents are Tal-Vashot.--Virrac (talk) 06:00, June 21, 2017 (UTC)

The capital Q Edit

I think the qunari Inquisitor should be spelled with the lower case "Q". It is done this way by David Gaider in OXM (here) and by Sten in Origins (here). I think we should keep the capital "Q" for followers of the Qun. Thoughts?Henio0 (talk) 08:52, March 30, 2014 (UTC)

Elves Edit

Does anyone know if they're going to fix whatever horrific mangling they did to the elves in 2? No more bat ears? I REALLY hope the programmers regained whatever mind they lost when they programmed the 'new look'. *shudder*

LadyElvan (talk) 23:55, April 14, 2014 (UTC)

The talk page is meant for discussion about improvements to the article itself; you're better off starting a forum topic if you want to start a general discussion about the upcoming game. --Kelcat (talk) 00:08, April 15, 2014 (UTC)

I've read that a Elven inquisitor will be Dalish and that the voice options will be British and American, but wouldn't a Dalish inquisitor have a Welsh / Irish accent? Welshman15 (talk) 19:26, April 25, 2014 (UTC)

In theory? Yes, but voice acting all the lines the Inquisitor has in the game is expensive, and perhaps takes up a good deal of space in the game files, I'm guess four was their limit. They probably didn't considered it worth it to bring in another just for elves. Ravenfirelight (talk) 20:47, April 25, 2014 (UTC)
The Sabrae clan didn't have Welsh and Irish accents in Origins, and with the newest revamp to the elves in Inquisition, it's possible this has changed as well. Given how we were limited to one clan in Dragon Age II, it's also possible other clans would have different accents. It remains to be seen how the accents for elves (aside from the elven Inquisitor) will be approached in Inquisition. Lobsel Vith (talk) 08:28, April 26, 2014 (UTC)

Change Headquote Edit

Would anyone have any issues with officially changing the headquote for the Inquisitor? We have one from Morrigan right now, but we do have a pretty good quote from the welcome trailer on the new website:

The world is tearing itself apart, but they say I can stop this. Unless we act, it will swallow the world.

At least, IMO I think it would be best to always use a quote from the character in question when it becomes feasible. Any suggestions? Thanks!--WardenWade (talk) 11:23, April 23, 2014 (UTC)

NopeWe don't know for sure if this is the Inquisitor speaking. Even if so, it may not end up in the game, or be just one of the possible lines, i.e. aggressive one, which set a canon choice for the wiki. Additionally, we never had a quote of their own for Hawke and Warden. Henio0 (talk) 14:26, April 23, 2014 (UTC)
That makes sense :) We can wait until we have something certain for them, if it does seem like changing it is warranted in the future.----WardenWade (talk) 10:56, April 24, 2014 (UTC)

Sten and female Qunari Inquisitor Edit

Would be amusing if Sten re-appeared in DA3 and another conversation similar to the one in Origins where he asks a female pc if they're a woman happened, it would be more interesting if the pc was a female qunari if it happens in DA3. BlackDragon666 (talk) 11:51, May 15, 2014 (UTC)

Does anybody know if we will be able to customize our inquisitor as we did in origins and dragon age 2

The Gallery, againEdit

I brought this up a while ago, and I'm sure this is the case in other articles, we really don't need every single image of the Inquisitor that BioWare releases. As with Hawke, and the Warden I suggest we only have images that are of some significance. Concept art, and promotional material, rather than stills of the different Inquisitors seen in various demos.
So, I'm gonna go ahead and remove them. If for nothing else, it should encourage discussion if there are any objections. Alexsau1991 (talk page) 00:34, August 18, 2014 (UTC)

The Adaar Clan Edit

You know it would have been nice if we get to see more Adaar Characters other than Inquisitor Adaar like NPCs and stuff as in more important than Nameless PeopleFemto Von Godhand (talk) 05:27, September 18, 2014 (UTC)

Talk pages are meant for discussions about ways to improve the article. General discussions should be taken to the Forums. Kelcat Talk 06:03, September 18, 2014 (UTC)

Hearald of Andraste? Edit

Is this speculation that the inquisitor is given their powers by Andraste and thus labeled her herald if it confirmed can we get a source? If it's speculation does it really belong here?--WardenMaster (talk) 19:04, October 24, 2014 (UTC)

Characters refer to the Inquisitor by this title. Whether the Inquisitor actually is herald of Andraste is uknown. User signature henioo henioo (da talk page) 19:28, October 24, 2014 (UTC)

That's what I thought but on the page it says witnesses to the event say that a woman gave the inquisitor their powers and is believed to be Andraste and thus labeled them her herald but where is this shown in a trailer or something else —Preceding unsigned comment added by WardenMaster (talkcontribs)

In the trailer The Hero of Thedas Vivienne very briefly says something about it, but it was said mainly in streams of gameplay. Cassandra and the advisors talk about that to the elven Inquisitor and Cass asks the Inquisitor how they feel about it (this was an element BioWare wanted to emphasize, that the game stops sometimes to ask how are you feeling about things). I can't remember which stream was it out of the many recent ones, but I saw it live. True enough, a source would be very nice (if not necessary), but so many streams... --Margerard 20:10, October 24, 2014 (UTC)

The later parts revealed that The Inquisitor is not a Herald of Andraste and only got their power by accident Graf Gaius (talk) 05:08, November 26, 2014 (UTC)

Moving Origins. Edit

The Warden's origins have their own page, maybe it's best that the Inquisitor's is separate as well.--Observer Supreme 00:00, November 17, 2014 (UTC)

Anyone think we should do this?--Observer Supreme 02:37, November 17, 2014 (UTC)
I think it'd be good to wait with it just a little more. A day or two and it's officially released in NA, then in the rest of the world with a few days of difference. Just waiting a little bit could give us more information on the origins themselves and we could move the info here to that article, plus adding to it. --Margerard 04:27, November 17, 2014 (UTC)
alright, fair enough.--Observer Supreme 04:31, November 17, 2014 (UTC)
Its worth noting that the primary reason the Warden's origins have separate articles are because they are playable. Even if they have whole quests for each corresponding Inquisitor's origins, I can't think of any reason why we couldn't cover those with standard quest guide articles.

-HD3 Sig 04:46, November 17, 2014 (UTC)

There is a page for origins too, not just the playable quests of each origins. Not just descriptions but images and starting items and skills are there too. Once we have our hands on the game, I'm sure we can look up the rest along the descriptions. Eventually we may end up adding trivia too, just like on that page. --Margerard 05:04, November 17, 2014 (UTC)

Dialogue... Edit

I've just started DAI, and already I'm taking issue with the dialogue.

For instance, when in prison, when my first response is to stoically stay silent (as I did with my female qunari mage), I don't expect my following dialogue option "I don't know" to translate into practically bursting into tears with fear. I don't care if my qunari wasn't raised in the qun; the qunari mage in DA2 set the tone for qunari mages, resignation to their fate.

Following that, and several other inconsistent matches; I take issue with Cassandra's show of disgust. Her disgust isn't the issue, it's her blatantly forced disgust, which is disgusting. And while in DA2, she was very self assured and in command; but in DAI, she comes across as a fish out of water (granted the world is literally falling apart; but DA2, and her own story, gave me the impression she comes together best in calamity).

I dislike having ranged characters running point, so I often control the shield bearer when when running around. This posed a problem I wasn't prepared for, and lost a dialogue option; Varric attempted banter with my mage, and the wheel was barely visible; when I noticed it, I couldn't activate it, then I clicked the R3 and Varric assumed I was being stoically silent, and made reference to the Kirkwall qunari being much the same. I think I'll try R3 a few more times; if this continues, then I may get to like it, in the "implied facepalm" kind of way; there were plenty of times in DA2 where I didn't like any of the dialogue option, and I may try it there to, just to see.

In conclusion, I'm as yet, rather disappointed in the voice acting. Shadizar666 (Ruck Rules) 21:04, November 21, 2014 (UTC)

Talk pages on articles are reserved for discussing changes to the article. For general discussion you can start a forum topic. --Kelcat Talk 21:19, November 21, 2014 (UTC)

Move? Edit

So it seems 99% of the time the hero of DAI is in fact referred to as the Herald, not the Inquisitor. Whilst quite a radical move, I think it would be justified to rename the page as The Herald. What do we think? User signature henioo henioo (da talk page) 07:24, November 22, 2014 (UTC)

We already have a darkspawn Herald, and I think they're mostly called the Herald during act 1.--Observer Supreme 20:54, November 22, 2014 (UTC)
That may just be it, I am still in the early stages of the game, currently on my way to Redcliffe. If they call the PC as Inquisitor in the later stages of the game, then that is fine and I will withdraw my proposal. User signature henioo henioo (da talk page) 21:06, November 22, 2014 (UTC)
Okay.--Observer Supreme 21:17, November 22, 2014 (UTC)
Having got further to the end of the game (well, at least further to the middle of the second act), I can confirm people do start addressing you as "Inquisitor", with regularity. – Ser Lavaeolus (talk) (contribs) 15:03, November 24, 2014 (UTC)
I think its fine the way it is. The main protagonist is promoted as Inquisitor on the official bioware website. Herald to Andraste seems like an alias more than an official name.(Sports72Xtrm (talk) 16:43, November 24, 2014 (UTC))
I agree with keeping things as they are. First, the proper title of the new page would be 'The Herald of Andraste', which means the Herald can stay on his page. Second, the Herald starts to be referred to as the Inquisitor (or just 'Your Workship') a lot after the move to Skyhold. Third, the whole thing can be solved by adding a note to the top of the Herald page that reads "This page describes the Herald from Awakening. Maybe you were looking for the Inquisitor, also known as the Herald of Andraste?" Ovvldc (talk) 09:44, November 28, 2014 (UTC)

It's only when you are at Haven that you are called the Herald, after that everyone calls you Inquisitor. Kantraah (talk) 16:33, November 29, 2014 (UTC)

I'm gonna argue with all of you!!! I just finished the game, and my female qunari mage had been called ALL things with regularity, short of "stupid cow". I don't know if the fluctuating title change is due to modesty though; my mage was neither a believer, or assuming; just a stupid cow who got thrown into a bad situation. The given titles are used by those of given status; "Herald" is used by those who meet you for the first time, and you have the opportunity to demure, or capitalize; "Inquisitor" is used by those who are close to you; "Worship" is mostly used by anyone of no game impact, soldiers, lords, peasants. It's a pity the Chantry didn't try harder to evict my heathen cow ass, I would have loved to crush the remnants of the petty fearmongers, "I AM THE LAW!!!" Ah well, Leliana the hardass is doing just fine.

So I say, in light of this, put the titles in the description; but The Inquisitor is just that, first and foremost, "The Inquisitor!!!" Shadizar666 (Ruck Rules) 21:57, December 8, 2014 (UTC)

Voice changes after meeting a same gendered Hawke Edit

While meeting a female Hawke, my female Qunari Inquisitor voice changed from the british one to the american one (I also noticed the Qunari's voice selection is opposite to the Elven one). But the error does not happen unless you use the custom Hawke option, the default Hawke works just fine (talk) 14:06, November 22, 2014 (UTC)

I haven't experienced this bug, but the "default" voice set for human and elves is the British one, for dwarves and Qunari is American, so it may be an issue of "reverting" after being in Hawke's CC.

Redirect - Elder one Edit

The mention of the elder one needs to re-direct to the Corypheus page Kantraah (talk) 16:32, November 29, 2014 (UTC)

Loot Problem... Edit

When my Mage Inquisitor makes a kill, the loot tends to transport itself automatically to my feet. This presents a problem in certain areas; can't remember which building I was in, but I was fighting from the roof of a... stable? I hoped down during the fight, to get into range of the continued melee; when the fight was over, I collected all the loot I could, save the pile on the stable; there was no way to get back up onto the stable, and it pile was too far in to causally jump and grab. Figuring it was a lost cause, I left it; however, it had the key to open the door to continue on, and there was no other way out of the complex, to get back up onto the stable the long way; I had to reboot. PS3. Shadizar666 (Ruck Rules) 02:26, December 6, 2014 (UTC)

Trivia Edit

In trivia it says that Cassandra and Leliana searched for The Warden to become the Inquisitor. If The Warden died in DA:O, does she say they look for the Warden-Commander, or does she just say they looked for Hawke? DRAEVAN13 16:47, March 13, 2015 (UTC)

Dying costs focus... Edit

Dying costs you focus, still not sure if it costs just one bar or if dying leaves you with one bar of focus (assuming you have more than a bar to begin with). I don't pay attention to my companions enough to know if they lose focus on death too. Shadizar666 (Ruck Rules) 06:31, July 13, 2016 (UTC)

Inquisitor Sword Edit

When my human rogue was named Inquisitor upon reaching Skyhold, she was given a sword. If you play as a warrior do you actually get the sword? --Revan's Exile (talk) 03:23, June 20, 2017 (UTC)

The sword is only ornamental. The Inquisitors of any race or class give the same sword, and we only view the mentioned sword in that cutscene.--Virrac (talk) 06:10, June 21, 2017 (UTC)

Epilogues & Plot Trivia Edit

There's currently an item in the Trivia section mentioning the ending in which the Inquisitor becomes a Red Jenny and gets a crossbow arm. Can we move this somewhere else? I think that plot details should generally go in the Involvement section, or just be removed if they're not important enough to belong there. Also, if we don't remove it, then we should probably have information on the other possible epilogues as well. PedAntTree (talk) 21:40, July 21, 2020 (UTC)

The trivia section is somewhat subjective and thus prone to these issues, but I think what is very clearly stated/shown to happen to the protagonist in the game's epilogue isn't what I would call "trivia" since it's rather immediate information, so my preference would be to remove it altogether. On another note related to the current content, I would also suggest more careful grammar and capitalization when taking the time to edit the wiki.ssalgnikool (talk) 22:04, July 21, 2020 (UTC)
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