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Wilhelm's Cellar is the surprisingly expansive basement of Wilhelm Sulzbacher's home in the village of Honnleath.


The mage Wilhelm Sulzbacher used this cellar as his laboratory, conducting experiments with Shale and demons, with some brewing on the side.


This section contains spoilers for:
Dragon Age: Origins.

When the village is overrun by darkspawn during the Fifth Blight, Wilhelm's son Matthias manages to maintain part of Wilhelm's magical defenses to keep surviving villagers safe from marauding darkspawn.


The Golem in Honnleath The Golem in Honnleath

Map of the area



Note: xbox360Xbox360Instead of rage demons, they may be Devouring corpses.

Automatic encounters between the initial entrance and the laboratory are divided into six groups:

  • First: x3 Genlocks (with bows) and x2 Hurlocks
  • Second: x3 Genlocks (x2 with bows) and x2 Hurlocks (x1 with bow)
  • Third: x4 Genlocks, x5 Hurlocks (x3 with bows) and the Genlock emissary
  • Fourth: x4 Lesser shades and the Dust wraith

The last two groups appear while returning from the laboratory to Matthias:

  • Fifth: x2 Lesser shades
  • Sixth: x4 Lesser shades

If a battle takes place in the laboratory it will involve:

  • x4 Lesser rage demons and Kitty

Notable items[]


Deathroot Deathroot

Elfroot Elfroot


Cord of Shattered Dreams Cord of Shattered Dreams dropped/given by Kitty

Harvest Festival Ring Harvest Festival Ring dropped by Dust Wraith

Helm of Honnleath Helm of Honnleath dropped by Kitty

Wilhelm's Magus Staff Wilhelm's Magus Staff, bribe from Kitty


Remarkable Greenstone Remarkable Greenstone

Wilhelm's Special Brew Wilhelm's Special Brew

Codex entries[]

Codex entry: A Decades-Old Letter Codex entry: A Decades-Old Letter

Codex entry: The Journal of Enchanter Wilhelm Codex entry: The Journal of Enchanter Wilhelm

See also[]

Wilhelm's Cottage Wilhelm's Cottage