For my first run I wanted to focus on the Chantry theme, mostly because I have been always curious about the connection between it and the Inquisition since the first time the Inquisition itself was mentioned. It's fun to knock your enemies aside. Formerly a panda, formerly a carnivore. Ferelden locks where to find them after main and side quests complete. There are some good guides out there ( for warriors. For specializations, I'd recommend 2H champion or 2H Templar. I've not yet started a game on it, but I'm curious as to what's the best class for my first playthrough. There isn't a best class since you can play with 4 characters at any time. Now that folks have had some time to play through with different combinations, has anyone found the best combination of race, class, and specializations for an archer Warden? JoeThomas800m, November 26, 2014. You should be focussing on doing as much damage possible without the creatures coming after you. -- Rock. I've got another question about Dragon Age: Inquisition. I know it's not easy to master it but I have a long time experience with dual wielding Rogues from previous DA games and I have to say my most enjoyable Dragon Age 2 run was with a dual wielding rogue and so I have fond memories of that class/build. Easiest classes to use for noobs. There are two main themes in the game: Elven Mythology or Andrastian/Chantry. Knight Enchanter. Sign up for a new account in our community. When talking about race I think human makes the most sense because of all the chantry shenanigans, but I'm not sure which class makes the most sense. Well I'm currently playing on Normal, but I'll play on Nightmare for my second playthrough. If you like the magicky mystical stuff, though, then go elven mage for the whole nine yards. Thank you very much for the detailed info I gave a look at the link you suggested and it has many useful things. Well I've gotten much further with my warrior. AI controlled Rogues are mostly useless, aside from picking locks. Also element protection tonics are essential, especially against dragons. For Dragon Age: Inquisition on the PlayStation 4, a GameFAQs message board topic titled "Best race and class for story?". Elves are probably the second-best "fit" as apart from the error above, a lot of the story actually has to do a lot with Elven history. As a reaver he can deal massive damage, so I have enough healing potion or healing grenades to keep him going. Whatever one race is best over the other I wouldn't agree on. If you’re playing Dragon Age Inquisition you’re going to end up having to figure out which class … I'm running an elven archer now and there are times when it just doesn't work with the story for me. Grab Critical Shot at Level 3, and at Level 5, you've got Arrow of Slaying. I also use the British voice over the American one, it just sounds better to me. You'll want to think about these factors when you do. Your best friend is the crafting table. Also the best companions (Cassandra and Iron Bull) are all warriors. IIRC, alternative races were actually added a bit later into the game's development anyway. Heavy into lore; played DA Origins a handful of times and DA 2 twice. Both are not important for an archer. Both do seem fun though. Make armour with guard on Hit and your pretty much un killable, Basically follow this guide for your inquisitor as Kngiht Enchanter, So make a powerfull inquisitor an elf gives a few dialog twists. You might stick with rogue if you want both the DPS and the intimacy. Hey everyone, I'm wondering which class and race combo you guys think makes the most sense an the inquisitor. I'm running a mage on Nightmare now and have only had one problem but he is also very OP to the point where I have to keep checking my difficulty to make sure it's not lowered on accident. 4th party member is your decision, but i'd recommend another ranged character, as some enemies like to jump around the battlefield and some even go to areas inaccesible to warriors. Just throwing that out there to combat the "almost always a human male warrior" perspective :). In Origins it was Alistair/Morrigan depending on gender, in 2 it was Anders and too a degree I felt hatesex Fenris could be considered (though doesn't feel as natural as Anders in terms of story). Artificer requires your group to be equipped with some crit gear (and you'd need to know where to farm stuff or acquire stuff) and Assassin is...well, it's boring. imo class has little interaction in the story, they all have selling points and drawbacks. It's key to have a team that shows any diversity (1 warrior, 1 mage, 1 rogue, 1 of your choosing). I regularly had more shield than my warriors with an almost constantly rejuvenating barrier. Started by Community Software by Invision Power Services, Inc. What's the best class for a first playthrough? You talking about heavy armor and having a lot of hit points. I'd recommend having these two in the party at all times. Posted December 27, 2014 A mage seems like The best fit because of the whole anchor and fade theme going on, but I can't see people of southern thedas rallying behind a mage at a time when fear of magic is at an all time high. I played as a sword/board warrior which is, apparently, the hardest on nightmare and it was tough early on but once I was able to upgrade gear it became easier and easier as the game wore on. - Albert Einstein. Best class for the first ... Hello fellow Dragon Age fans, I finally got my Xbox One and I'm ready to start play Dragon Age Inquisition. However, it's also important to not always use the same team. Being a mage I found hard not to side with freeing the mages being a rogue or warrior I think gives you a more balanced perspective on the conflicts at hand. But during my first nightmare playthrough I had a rogue (twin daggers) inquisitor, two warrions and a mage support. I hear the Twin Daggers abilities with the Assassin Specialization is powerful though. Regarding the Dwarf or Qunari I cant speak, since I haven't tried them yet (I don't like the male voices for dwarfs... just don't fit for me, they sound to flimsy), New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Until you get like lvl 22-24 (70-90h) it is sometimes really heavy. Assassin is sort of a one-two trick pony class as in mark of death+ hidden blades etc, restealth. Each have their extra things in dialogs though out the game. Race and sex and class have little to no meaning if you rushed character creation and aren't happy with the character. I'm just curious as to which class I should carry on with. Still, I can kill people pretty quickly as a KE, even on Nightmare.