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Special Missions

 

Special Requirement Missions are operations from the War Table in Dragon Age: Inquisition that have specific world state or decision triggers. Below is a list of the chains that are unlocked by these special choices and events.

Name, Time, Requirements Best Forces Reward Secrets Reward Connections Reward

Address a Nobleman’s Concerns (20 min)

The Hinterlands open. This operation is only available if you have not completed In Your Heart Shall Burn.

A paranoid nobleman wants the Inquisition to deal with refugees on his lands. Josephine wants to refuse the man’s request, which gains you nothing. Have Leliana help the nobleman, or Cullen help the refugees, for a small reward instead.
None 60 Influence Gold None

Wedding Alliances Operation Chain

Alliances: Observing the Deadlock (120 min)

Available in Skyhold. Inquisition Rank is 4 or greater

Noble houses are aligning in an attempt to match the Inquisition.
Secrets None None 155 gold

Alliances: Getting Things Moving (180 min)

Alliances: Observing the Deadlock complete. Completed Wicked Eyes and Wicked Hearts or Here Lies the Abyss.

Orlesian nobles are rallying behind two families: the traditional, old-money desRosiers and the progressive, new-money Thibaults. The Inquisition can back one of the families to create an alliance. Choose Cullen to back the desRosiers. This unlocks Alliances: The Old Guard Forward. Choose Josephine to back the Thibaults. This unlocks Alliances: Forging a Way Forward.
Forces 30 Influence N/A 30 Influence

Alliances: The Old Guard Forward (120 min)

Complete Alliances: Getting Things Moving with Cullen

Lord desRosier requests additional support as he makes allegiances in the capital. A matchmaker starts looking to use her own influence.
Forces 30 Influence 30 Influence 30 Influence

Alliances: Falling into Place (180 min)

Complete Alliances: The Old Guard Forward. Depending on where you are in the game, you may need to adventure for a while before this is available.

The Thibault family could be rivals to the desRosiers. The daughter of Lady Thibault wishes to marry into the Leandre family. Neutralizing this alliance could allow for a more profitable pairing. Cullen suggests a direct approach. The Inquisition can demand the Leandres’ exclusion from court. This unlocks “Alliances: With Impassioned Pleas.” Josephine suggests marginalizing the Leandre name, believing that the appeal of the Leandre/Thibault match will dry up. This unlocks “Alliances: From the Heart”
Connections 60 Influence N/A 60 Influence

Alliances: With Impassioned Pleas (240 min)

Complete Alliances: Falling Into Place with Cullen. Completed Wicked Eyes and Wicked Hearts and Here Lies the Abyss.

The Leandre family staged blockades at desRosier holdings and called on the Thibaults to stand with them. The protest was driven by the Leandre son who claims that he and the Thibault daughter intended to marry for love, not status. The matchmaker points out that a match between Lord desRosier and the Thibault daughter would be more advantageous. Cullen does not want to waste soldiers on this conflict. The families can sort it out themselves. It is implied that the Leandre son and Thibault daughter die. The matchmaker and Lord desRosier may be found in Val Royeaux. Cullen does not want to waste soldiers on this conflict. The families can sort it out themselves. It is implied that the Leandre son and Thibault daughter die. The matchmaker and Lord desRosier may be found in Val Royeaux. Josephine suggests putting full support behind the desRosiers. The marriage between Lord desRosier and the Thibault daughter is arranged. The marriage itself can be witnessed in Val Royeaux. The Inquisitor can speak at the wedding. Leliana suggests that the daughter – and her lover – should be disappear from the conflict. Plans for a marriage between Lord desRosier and the Thibault daughter move forward, however the daughter elopes with her lover. The matchmaker and Lord desRosier can be found in Val Royeaux without a bride.
Forces 1 Ornamented Brooch 1 Ornamented Brooch 1 Ornamented Brooch

Alliances: Forging a Way Forward (120 min)

Complete Alliances: Getting Things Moving with Josephine

Lady Tibault requests additional support as he makes allegiances in the capital. A matchmaker starts looking to use her own influence.
Secrets 30 Influence 30 Influence 30 Influence

Alliances: Reaching Ever Upward (180 min)

Complete Alliances: Forging a Way Forward. Depending on where you are in the game, you may need to adventure for a while before this is available.

The desRosier family could be rivals to the Thibaults. The best way to deal with them would be to create a social alliance but the Thibault daughter is engaged elsewhere. Josephine supports leaving the Thibaults to deal with the desRosiers. This unlocks “Alliances: From the Heart.” Leliana suggests attacking Lord desRosier’s good name. This unlocks “Alliances: With Angered Eyes”
Secrets N/A 1 Amulet of Power 1 Amulet of Power

Alliances: From the Heart (240 min)

Complete Alliances: Falling into Place with Josephine or Alliances: Reaching Ever Upward with Josephine. Completed Wicked Eyes and Wicked Hearts and Here Lies the Abyss.

The matchmaker is prepared to make an alliance between Lord desRosier and the Thibault daughter, though it is implied that the Thibault daughter is truly in love with the Leandre son. However since the daughter is making sacrifices to ensure the Inquisition’s desired alliance, Leandre will honor that decision and pledge himself to the Inquisition instead. Cullen suggests a way to help the Leandre son and Thibault daughter elope. The matchmaker and Lord desRosier can be found in Val Royeaux without a bride. Josephine suggests an official marriage between the Leandre son and Thibault daughter. You can locate the bride, groom and matchmaker in Val Royeaux. The Inquisitor can speak at their wedding. Leliana can ensure that the desRosier/Thibault wedding occurs. The marriage itself can be witnessed in Val Royeaux. The Inquisitor can speak at the wedding.
Secrets 1 Ornamented Brooch 1 Ornamented Brooch 1 Ornamented Brooch

Alliances: With Angered Eyes (240 min)

Complete Alliances: Reaching Ever Upward with Leliana. Completed Wicked Eyes and Wicked Hearts and Here Lies the Abyss.

Lord desRosier has directly challenged the holdings of the Thibaults. The matchmaker suggests uniting the desRosiers and Thibaults through marriage, however the Thibault daughter is still engaged to the Leandre son. Cullen advises directly thwarting Lord desRosier’s. The Thibault daughter and Leandre son are able to marry. You can locate the bride, groom and matchmaker in Val Royeaux. The Inquisitor can speak at their wedding. Josephine agrees with the matchmaker’s plan. The marriage between Lord desRosier and the Thibault daughter is arranged. The marriage itself can be witnessed in Val Royeaux. The Inquisitor can speak at the wedding. Leliana suggests withdrawing from the conflict and leaving the nobles to their own devices. It is implied that the Leandre son and Thibault daughter die. The matchmaker and Lord desRosier may be found in Val Royeaux.
Connections 1 Ornamented Brooch 1 Ornamented Brooch 1 Ornamented Brooch

Dance with the Dowager Chain

Dance with the Dowager: The Allemande (30 min)

You need to have the Nobility Knowledge perk in order to be able to ask the Dowager during "Wicked Eyes and Wicked Hearts" to dance with you.

The Dowager informs you about the possibility to claim Ylenn Basin, by defending against the Compte de Poisson who wishes to invade it for personal gain. Cullen suggests defending it with troops. Josephine suggests talking to the Compte. Regardless of choice, you get the same result.
Forces 50 Influence
Ruby
N/A 50 Influence
Ruby

Dance with the Dowager: The Courante (144 min)

Complete "Dance with the Dowager: The Allemande"

The Compte de Poisson is petitioning the council of Heralds for recognition of his claims to Ylenn. You can also contact one of the council members for your own claims. Josephine suggests contacting Duke of Ghislain. Leliana suggests Comtesse Montbelliard. Cullen suggests Duke Cyril. Regardless of choice, you get the same result, but varying amounts of gold.
Secrets Gold Gold Gold

Western Approach Operation Chain

Secure a Source of Water for Outpost (30 min)

Claim Griffon Wing fortress in the Western Approach

Inquisition agents at Griffon Wing fortress once need to secure more sources of water to maintain the keep. Each of the advisors has suggestions on how to locate fresh water. Choose as you wish.
Forces 60 Influence 60 Influence 60 Influence

Deal with the Angry Varghests (60 min)

Secure a Source of Water for Outpost completed.

Your men have found a source of water, but in the process have angered a colony of varghests. The varghests are attacking caravans, making it hard for supplies to get through the desert. Cullen thinks you should just kill the varghests. Leliana thinks you should relocate the varghest colony as the destruction of their habitat is the Inquisition’s fault.
Forces 60 Influence 60 Influence N/A

Kirkwall Operation Group

       

An Ally from Starkhaven (240 min)

If a world state where Sebastian was recruited was imported, if Redcliffe or Therinfal Redoubt is complete

The new Inquisition receives a missive from Sebastian Vael of Starkhaven. He wishes to extend a hand in friendship to the Inquisition. Leave it to Josephine to cement to alliance.
Connections N/A N/A 128 Gold

Aiding Kirkwall (60 min)

If the Inquisition accepted Sebastian Vael’s friendship, Inquisitor deal with the Grey Wardens at Adamant, Inquisitor returned from the ball at Halamshiral, a world state where Anders was executed was imported.

Sebastian Vael wants to help rebuild the city of Kirkwall, which still suffers from the actions of the apostate named Anders. He wants the Inquisition to send soldiers and workers to help in the aid effort. Leliana think it is a waste of time and Inquisition resources should be spent on defeating Corypheus. Josephine will appeal to noble allies to help Kirkwall and Cullen will send troops to try to remove the red lyrium in the Gallows.
Secrets 60 Influence 30 Influence 30 Influence

Annexing Kirkwall (60 min)

If the Inquisition accepted Sebastian Vael’s friendship, Inquisitor deal with the Grey Wardens at Adamant, Inquisitor returned from the ball at Halamshiral, a world state where Anders lives was imported.

Sebastian Vael wishes to annex Kirkwall in order to locate the apostate Anders, who is still at large. He entreats the Inquisition for help in this matter. Josephine believes staying out of it is best for the Inquisition, and it will avoid offending your allies. She is correct in this case. This will earn the Inquisition a better reward. However, if your Inquisition agrees on a moral grounds with either Cullen or Leliana, side with them instead.
Connections None None None

Michel de Chevin Operation Group

Assigning Michel de Chevin (60 min)

Helped Michel in Emprise du Lion and gained him as an agent.

Michel de Chevin, ex-chevalier, is now part of the Inquisition. As Inquisitor, you decide where his expertise is most valuable. Cullen wants him as an officer, Josephine wishes to loan him out as an advisor to one of your noble allies and Leliana wants him working with Solas and the Inquisition scholars on the eluvians, as Michel has encountered them in the past.
Connections 1 Enchanter Staff Schematic 1 Enchanter Staff Schematic 1 Enchanter Staff Schematic

Reconciliation for Celene and Michel (240 min)

Completed Assigning Michel de Chevin, completed Wicked Eyes and Wicked Hearts with Celene retaining the throne of Orlais

The Inquisition has received a visit from one of Empress Celene’s attendants. She wishes a reconciliation with Michel, who was once her champion. Michel does not know about this yet. Cullen believes Michel deserves to be told. However, Leliana is more suspicious of the visitor and wonders whether Celene genuinely wants to reconcile, or is simply looking for a spy in the Inquisition. Choose as you wish.
Forces None None N/A

Restoring Michel de Chevin’s Honor (240 min)

Completed Assigning Michel de Chevin, completed Wicked Eyes and Wicked Hearts with Gaspard on the throne of Orlais

The Inquisition has received a letter from the new Emperor of Orlais. Gaspard has heard that Michel de Chevin is now with the Inquisition and wishes to allow Michel, previously disgraced, to return to court. Leliana suspects Gaspard’s intentions, however. Picking any of the advisors will gain some influence for the Inquisition.
Forces 60 Influence 60 Influence 60 Influence

Executors Operation Chain

Investigate the Strange Chalk Markings (60 min)

Many perks in Secrets.

Inquisition agents have noticed a strange symbol, drawn in chalk in and around established Inquisition outposts. Someone is making them for some reason. You might want to discover what it is. One of your assassins, Argent, thinks she once saw a similar marking on a ledger belonging to a comtess. Send Josephine to follow-up on this lead. Or you could take Leliana’s suggestion to set up a decoy outpost and watch it carefully. Either will allow the Inquisition to learn something about the symbol.
Secrets N/A 30 Influence 30 Influence

Unmask “Those Across the Sea” (240 min)

Completed Investigate the Strange Chalk Markings.

Your agents have learned that the symbols are the work of “those across the sea.” Leliana wishes to find out more about them, and their intentions. However, Cullen disagrees that you should be spending Inquisition resources on this task. Accept Leliana’s suggestion to pursue “those across the sea” and earn a reward.
Secrets None 1 Master Demon-Slaying Rune N/A

Serault Operation Chain

Investigate Serault (60 min)

Hinterlands area opened.

Serault is a strange and remote town in the farthest reaches of Orlais, and the last place Justinia V visited before the ill-fated Divine Conclave. Leliana wonders if this might have something to do with the attack on the Conclave. Send Josephine to speak to the rulers of Serault, or Leliana to make contact with the people to see what they know. Your choice will determine what happens next.
Connections N/A None None

Search for the Lost in Serault (60 min)

Haven destroyed, Josephine’s emissary sent to make contact in Investigate Serault.

The emissary Josephine sent to Serault remaind by the marquis’ side, but both have now gone missing on a hunt. Send Cullen’s soldiers to locate the lost, or Leliana’s spies, who may be quieter. Sending spies will allow you to save the Marquis and gain something special from Serault.
Forces 3 Prophet’s Laurel, 1 Serault Glass 3 Prophet’s Laurel, 1 Serault Glass N/A

Quell Unrest in Serault (60 min)

Haven destroyed, Leliana’s spies sent to make contact in Investigate Serault.

Leliana’s spies have discovered that Justinia’s visit to Serault had nothing to do with Corypheus or the Conclave. However, they’ve learned about a revolt brewing amongst the people, caused by fear about the state of the world. The marquis attempts to get the people to settle down, but may require help to do so. Cullen advises sending Inquisition soldiers to help the people feel more secure, while Josephine suggests sending an Inquisition representative to help allay the people’s fears. Sending soldiers may cost the Inquisition more, but helps the people feel safe, and will earn the Inquisition a special prize from Serault.
Forces 3 Serault Glass N/A 3 Serault Glass

Crows Operation Chain

Investigate Lord Enzo of Antiva (60 min)

Complete either Wicked Eyes and Wicked Hearts or Here Lies the Abyss

The Venatori are smuggling red lyrium into Antiva. Leliana or Josephine can help you investigate Lord Enzo, a possible venatori contact.
Secrets N/A 1 Masterwork Imbued Staff Grip 1 Masterwork Imbued Staff Grip

An Offer from the Crows (15 min)

Complete Investigate Lord Enzo of Antiva

Inquisitions track Lord Enzo after he flees Antiva. They encounter the Crows who have been hired to assassinate Enzo for unrelated reasons. The Crows offer to assist since you are working towards a common goal. Leliana and Josephine will both work with the Crows. Do not choose Cullen, as working alone will not yield a reward.
Secrets None 1 Masterwork Mabari Grip 1 Masterwork Mabari Grip

A Missing Assassin (15 min)

Completed An Offer from the Crows. Zevran was recruited in Dragon Age: Origins, is still alive and was not romancing the Warden.

Zevran writes to the Inquisition. He notices that the Crows have been in contact with you and offers his assistance instead. Leliana will choose working with Zevran while Cullen will opt for the Crows.
Secrets None 1 Wooden Crow Figurine N/A

Word from the Crows (60 min)

Chose Cullen in A Missing Assassin or did not have the requirements for A Missing Assassin because Zevran is not alive or is off with the Hero of Ferelden.

The Crows have located Lord Enzo. Cullen and Leliana both offer to assist the Crows in the attack. Josephine will suggests leaving the job to the Crows so that the Inquisition is not directly involved in the assassination of an Antivan noble. However, if you don’t help directly, you don’t get to share in the rewards.
Secrets 1 Split Pommel 1 Split Pommel None

A Lead from the Crows (240 min)

Completed Word from the Crows.

The Crows offer to investigate further venatori connections in Antiva. Choose Leliana as she is willing to work with the Crows.
Secrets N/A 1 Glass Fox, 60 Influence None

Word from Zevran Arainai (60 min)

Chose Leliana in A Missing Assassin.

Zevran has tracked down Lord Enzo. Just like A Word from the Crows, having Cullen or Leliana offer direct aid will result in rewards, while turning a blind eye will not.
Secrets 1 Split Pommel, 60 Influence 1 Split Pommel, 60 Influence None

Evading the Crows (240 min)

Completed Word from Zevran Arainai.

Zevran asks for assistance evading the Crows. All three advisors are able to help.
Secrets 1 Raven Totem 1 Raven Totem 1 Raven Totem

Kal-Sharok Operation Chain

Dwarven Slaves in Venatori Hands (60 min)

Wicked Eyes and Wicked Hearts or Here Lies the Abyss, Inquisition Rank 4

Cullen has a report that the Venatori are keeping dwarven slaves. The Inquisition can send in a force to free them.
Secrets None None None

An Offer of Help, on Their Terms (240 min)

Dwarven slaves in the hands of Venatori, Inquisition Rank 6

The dwarves of Kal-Sharok are offering the Inquisition a tunnel that will allow you to sneak up on a large camp of Venatori. Take Leliana’s advice and follow their instructions to the letter.
Secrets 1 Aiming Module III 1 Aiming Module III 1 Aiming Module III

The Crew Operation Chain

New to the Crew: A Young Hopeful (60 min)

Speak to Sutherland in the Skyhold.

Sutherland offers to assist with some bandits but lacks equipment. Choose Cullen as he is willing to outfit Sutherland and have him help. Leliana will send her own people, ending the operation chain.
Forces Gold
Continues Operation Chain
Gold
Ends Operation Chain
N/A

A Patrol for the Crew (120 min)

Complete New to the Crew: A Young Hopeful with Cullen. Speak to Sutherland at Skyhold and tell him to keep training. Telling Sutherland to return the gear will end the operation chain.

Since he proved helpful before, Cullen suggests expanding Sutherland’s duties.
Forces None N/A N/A

Outfitting the Crew (30 min)

Complete A Patrol for the Crew. Speak to Sutherland at Skyhold.

The Inquisition quartermaster would like to outfit Sutherland’s company so that they better represent the Inquisition.
None 30 Influence 30 Influence 30 Influence

A Test of Mettle and the Crew (180 min)

Complete Outfitting the Crew. Speak to Sutherland and his crew at Skyhold.

Lord Presmond-Als writes of darkspawn attacks. He requests to act under the Inquisition’s banner and speaks of forging a partnership. Cullen will suggest sending your own soldiers, while Josephine considers the alliance. Both options end this operation chain. Choose Leliana as she will send Sutherland’s crew to deal with the problem.
Secrets None 30 Influence None

A Crew of Ambassadors (240 min)

Complete A Test of Mettle and the Crew with Leliana. Speak to Sutherland and his crew at Skyhold.

After the crew encountered some dwarves, the Mining Caste of Orzammar has specifically requested aid from Suthererland’s company.
Connections 1 Notched Longbow Grip 1 Notched Longbow Grip 1 Notched Longbow Grip

A Crew of Adventurers (240 min)

Storm Coast open. Complete A Crew of Ambassadors. Speak to Sutherland and his crew at Skyhold.

Sutherland’s company makes a request for further expeditions.
Secrets 1 Firm Two-Handed Haft 1 Firm Two-Handed Haft 1 Firm Two-Handed Haft

Sutherland and Company Missing (480 min)

Complete A Crew of Adventurers. Go to speak to Sutherland, but find a worried squire in their place.

Narrow down the location where Sutherland’s company went missing. The after action report for this operation will direct you to the Storm Coast. You can go there to rescue Sutherland and his crew. If you go to Storm Coast and return to Skyhold without rescuing them, then Sutherland and some of his crew will die. You can encounter another member of the crew giving the bad news. The crew is done.
Forces 30 Influence 30 Influence 30 Influence

A Company of Heroes (180 min)

Complete Sutherland and Company Missing and successfully rescue the team on the Storm Coast.

Sutherland’s Company keep up the hard work. When this operation is complete, make sure to go speak with the Company at Skyhold.
Connections 1 Heavy Shield 1 Heavy Shield 1 Heavy Shield



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