The Mystery of Winter is a side quest in the Jaws of Hakkon DLC for Dragon Age: Inquisition.

An unnatural but strangely familiar cold emanates from a locked door within Frostback Basin.

Acquisition Edit

Automatically acquired upon finding the door in the Frostback Basin, located southwest of Canyon Camp.

Walkthrough Edit

  • Unlock the door with 12 shards
  • Enter the chamber to complete the quest
  • Explore the chamber

Rewards Edit

Opening the door:

  • 177 XP
  • 80 Influence
  • 1 Power

Completing the quest:

  • 1316 XP
  • 150 Influence

Opening the sarcophagus:

  • Cold Resistance (+15)
  • Gold (~7)
  • Master Frost Rune icon Master Frost Rune
  • Rare Belt Icon Enhanced Belt of Cold Resistance
  • DAI-ringicon1-rare Enhanced Ice Mine Ring
  • Tyrddas Staff icon Accuser's Staff

Codex entries Edit

Codex icon DAI Codex entry: Leather-Bound Hakkonite Journal
Codex icon DAI Codex entry: Geldauran's Claim

Notes Edit

  • The +15 Cold Resistance will be provided to the Inquisitor after looting all of the sarcophagus' contents regardless of the controlled character looting the sarcophagus.
  • The Codex icon DAI Codex entry: Geldauran's Claim can easily be missed prior to exiting the chamber; the codex can be found on the wall in the back left corner.

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