The Cold Endured is a side quest in Dragon Age: Inquisition

An unnatural cold emanates from a locked door within the temple.

Acquisition[edit | edit source]

Obtained by approaching the "cold" door inside the Solasan Temple in the Forbidden Oasis.

Walkthrough[edit | edit source]

  • Unlock the doors to the three chambers with the required number of shards:
    • First door - 6 shards
    • Second door - 12 shards
    • Final door - 18 shards
  • The quest completes when the final door is unlocked.

Enemies[edit | edit source]

Rewards[edit | edit source]

Entering the first chamber yields:

  • 177 XP
  • Influence 80
  • Power 1

Entering the second chamber yields:

  • 512 XP
  • Influence 200
  • Power 2

Entering the final chamber and completing the quest yields:

  • 967 XP
  • Influence 200
  • Power 2

Results[edit | edit source]

Unlocks side quests: A Prideful Place, The Fire Captured and The Spirit Calmed once this quest has been completed.

Notes[edit | edit source]

The sarcophagus in the first chamber grants the Inquisitor a permanent 4% bonus to their Cold Resistance attribute and contains the following:

Frost Essence Frost Essence (5)
Belt of Cold Resistance Belt of Cold Resistance

The sarcophagus in the second chamber grants the Inquisitor a permanent 6% bonus to their Cold Resistance attribute and contains the following:

Frost Essence Frost Essence (5)
Intense Frost Essence Intense Frost Essence (3)
Enhanced Belt of Cold Resistance Enhanced Belt of Cold Resistance
Enhanced Winter's Grasp Ring Enhanced Winter's Grasp Ring

The sarcophagus in the final chamber grants the Inquisitor a permanent 10% bonus to their Cold Resistance attribute and contains the following:

Intense Frost Essence Intense Frost Essence (5)
Pure Frost Essence Pure Frost Essence
Superb Belt of Cold Resistance Superb Belt of Cold Resistance
Amulet of Power Amulet of Power Inquisitor - no longer available as of Patch 5.
Sigil of the Greater Mistral Sigil of the Greater Mistral requires Trespasser


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