The Crown and Lion is an inn in the City of Amaranthine.

Background Edit

This section contains spoilers for:
Dragon Age: Origins - Awakening.

The owners of the Crown and Lion are involved in some shady dealings with the smugglers. Specifically, they provide under payment a second entrance to an underground cove which is the smugglers' hideout. The Crown and Lion is also the last place the Grey Warden Kristoff was seen after leaving Vigil's Keep the night before the darkspawn assault.

Quests Edit

Ico Quest The Assault on Amaranthine
Ico Quest Blight Orfans Notis Bord
Ico Quest Last Wishes
Ico Quest Shadows of the Blackmarsh
Ico Quest Sigrun's Roguish Past
Ico Quest Smuggler's Run
Ico Quest Till Death Do Us Part
Warden's fall tavern

Crown and Lion as seen in Warden's Fall.

Characters Edit

Innkeeper (Amaranthine)


  • Bartender: He is involved in the Smuggler's Run quest.
  • Innkeeper: He gives info about Kristoff as well as his room key and mentions the darkspawn threat if he is asked for news.
  • Nida and her friend: She is the wife of Keenan, an Orlesian Grey Warden.
  • Mischa: A female dwarf who works for a tanner and is involved in Sigrun's Roguish Past.
  • Sorcha: A waitress. She can be asked for more information about Kristoff.
  • Patrons: Their intoxicated discussions are about who's stronger between Andraste and Archdemon, about their health problems and about rioting against the "nosy guards".

Enemies Edit

  • Ferret - a ferret that explodes, when killed

Notable items Edit

The Crown and Lion sign

The Crown and Lion sign

Plt ico key Inn Key
Tre ico fancyvase Oil
Ico amulet Spirit Cord
Ico codex entry Codex entry: Kristoff's Journal
Ico codex entry Codex entry: A Letter from Aura
Rcp ico poison 4 Elemental Poison Recipe
Rcp ico poison 4 Elemental Grenade Recipe

Notable gifts for companions:

Plt ico painted box Kristoff's Mementos
Tre ico fancy bottle 2 Mackay's Epic Single Malt
Unique items sold by the bartender:
Ico gloves light Fingers of the Nimble
Ico boots heavy Fleet Feet
Ico longbow Misery
Ico dagger Voice of Velvet
Rcp runecrafting2 Intensifying Rune Tracing

See also Edit

Ico codex entry Codex entry: The Crown and Lion
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