As an Archer Rogue, for your DragonAgeInquisitionbestRogue Equipment Amulet slot, you’ll want Malika’s Guard. This Amulet provides a ton of Attack and Dexterity at the expense of flanking bonus, which doesn’t matter very much for Archers.
You can find Malika’s Guard in Crestwood after completing the Flooded Caves. Just return to the town with the Deft Hands Inquisitor Perk unlocked and find it in the locked house.
For your second ring slot, whether you’re a Dual Wield Rogue or an Archer Rogue, the best -in-slot ring is The Hand That Cuts, which increases Critical Damage by 20% while also contributing to the set bonus you get with the other Trespasser accessories. It’s only available at the very end of the game in the Trespasser DLC, in the Abandoned Château area.
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While acquiring the best weapons may be more of a priority, acquiring the DragonAgeInquisitionbestarmor is an important step in maximizing your characters’ potential because every piece of armor not only provides more defenses bonuses, but gives you the opportunity to equip higher offensive stats for your characters. The only helmet that competes with it is the found (not crafted) Stone Stalker Mask in the Trespasser DLC, but it’s not as good.
It gets 9% magic resistance, but it’s not itemized well, splitting 18 stat points into 9 Cunning and 9 Dexterity. Meanwhile, the Skirmisher Hat gets 10 utility slots, which translates to 17-20 stat points depending on what material you use.
Then, you need to visit the Hissing Wastes Merchant, which can be found by warping to the camp in the center of the map, riding directly West, and falling in the hole in the canyon. The Hissing Wastes Merchant has a chance of selling the Superior Prowler Armor Schematic, but to reset its wares you have to warp to another zone, fully close and restart the game, then travel all the way back to the Merchant.
For the most part, attributes are vastly inferior to direct bonuses (Attack, CRT Chance, etc). However, Rogues are a special case because Dexterity gives both Attack and CRT Damage, which are both useful stats.
You have the option of adding a Masterwork material to the main chest armor you create while crafting your DragonAgeInquisitionbestarmor for Rogues. In that case, you’ll want +5 Guard On-Hit (Fade-Touched Silver ite) and 5x Hidden Blades (Fade-Touched Plush Fustian Velvet).
If you’re using Dual Wield Daggers, you get an extra Masterwork slot for your second weapon. More reliably it can be found in the Rift loot pile slightly southwest of the Kuldsdotten Swamp camp in Frost back Basin.
Fade-Touched Plush Fustian Velvet is randomly dropped by Red Templar in Empire du Lion. More reliably, it’s available in the eastern chest in the temple in northwest Frost back Basin, locked behind a floor tile puzzle.
Fade-Touched Obsidian can be found in a chest behind a locked door in Radcliffe in the Hinterlands. It can also be found randomly in Obsidian deposits, the best place being the Crow Fens in the Exalted Plains.
Your DragonAgeInquisitionbestarmor won’t be complete without a Masterwork, so be sure to keep that in mind when you’re building them. The best helmet for Warriors is the Revered Defender Helm, which is acquired by beating the final boss of the Deep Roads.
If you don’t have the Descent DLC, your next best option is the Superior Senator Helmet purchased from the Hissing Wastes Merchant for 1279 gold. The Superior Senator Helmet schematic requires The Short List, which also means a boatload of tedious resets.
To acquire the Superior Battle master Armor, you need to unlock the Inquisition perk “The Short List” in Connections and then visit the Hissing Wastes Merchant, who can be found by riding due west from the center camp in the Hissing Wastes and then jumping into the canyon. To reset the Short List item available at the merchant you have to zone into a different area and fully close and reopen the game.
There are stronger armors than this, but this is the best armor that also has open upgrade slots, which make a huge difference. If you don’t have the Jaws of Hanson DLC, your next best option when it comes to DragonAgeInquisitionbestarmor for Tanking Warriors is the Superior Battle master Mail or the Superior Battle master Coat, both of which can be bought at the Black Emporium for 20794.
It’s acquired after defeating the Ogre you fight when you first step foot in the Deep Roads. If you don’t have the Trespasser DLC, the next best thing is the Masterwork Grey Warden Shield, which is found on a corpse in the southwest part of the Kuldsdotten Swamp and requires the Jaws of Hanson DLC.
Masterwork Grey Warden Shield Armor : 56 240 Health (Veil Quartz) When you’re crafting your DragonAgeInquisitionbestarmor for Warriors, you’ll need to have the necessary materials to make it better than the premade gear you can find or purchase from vendors.
Ice Dragon Bone Storm heart Veil Quartz Imbued Musket Hide Silken Nether Cloth Storm heart can be found early on in the Flooded Caves in Crestwood or later in The Emerald Graves.
Veil Quartz adds health, and you’ll want a lot of it for your Warrior equipment. Silken Nether Cloth is found in various loot piles around Frost back Basin.
Tank Warriors will also typically stack Guard On-Hit, but will also want to use their extra Masterwork slot for Fade-Touched Eve rite (randomly casts Walking Fortress, which provides invincibility). More reliably it can be found in the Rift loot pile slightly southwest of the Kuldsdotten Swamp camp in Frost back Basin.
It can also be found randomly in Obsidian deposits, the best place being the Crow Fens in the Exalted Plains. Your DragonAgeInquisitionbestarmor won’t be complete without a Masterwork, so be sure to keep that in mind when you’re building them.
It has 2 less stat points than the second best helmet (equal to 1% less attack power), but gets 9% magic defense and has higher armor. The second best helmet for Mages is the Battle mage Cowl, which is bought from the vendor at Stone-Bear Hold in the Jaws of Hanson DLC.
The DragonAgeInquisitionbestarmor for Mages is yet another Short List Hissing Wastes Merchant armor. Once again, in order to buy this armor you need The Short List, an Inquisition Perk in the Connections tab.
Dragon Webbing Silken Nether Cloth ANVAR Twill Veil Quartz Dragon Webbing (1 Magic/1Willpower), Silken Nether Cloth (2 Magic) and ANVAR Twill (2 Willpower) all provide exactly the same amount of attack power, so they’re pretty much interchangeable.
Dragon Webbing is the easiest to acquire since it can be bought at the Black Emporium and from the Deep Roads materials shop. Silken Nether Cloth and ANVAR Twill both drop from various chests and encounters in Frost back Basin.
Veil Quartz is found in Rift loot piles in Frost back Basin, as well as in a few deposits scattered throughout the zone. The best Masterwork options for DragonAgeInquisitionbestarmor for Mages is going to be either spell props from various materials or 10% reduced MANA usage from Fade-Touched Plush Fustian Velvet.
Other good options are 100% damage Chain Lightning (Fade-Touched Silver ite) and Walking Bomb (Fade-Touched Dawn stone). Fade-Touched Plush Fustian Velvet can be farmed from a chest in the northwest part of Frost back Basin that becomes available during the course of the main Jaws of Hanson quest.
The MANA reduction Fade-Touched Plush Fustian Velvet drops off of Red Templar's in Empire du Lion. While it says it increases focus generation it, in fact, actually reduces MANA costs.
Your DragonAgeInquisitionbestarmor won’t be complete without a Masterwork, so be sure to keep that in mind when you’re building them.