How to get Gold - Gold Farming - Dragon Age: Inquisition (DAI)

By zanuffas
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I want to give some tips on how to get gold in the Dragon Age Inquisition. This will also include farming methods. The easiest way to make gold in Dragon Age Inquisition is to either use a Skyhold chest glitch or a normal chest save reload.

However, in my run I wished to avoid that and do it in a legit way. For this, I tried to find methods that would help. And I found only a few decent ones.

Snowfleur pelt and skin farming

In Emprise Du Lion, near the starting camp there is a frozen pond:

Emprise du lion gold farming spot

Running around it will make Snowfleurs spawn indefinitely. You only need a few hits to kill them and they drop 2-10 pelts.

Fairly easy but boring. Few tips:

  • Lower game difficulty if it takes more than a few hits to kill the Snowfleurs

  • Use a ranged character or companions

  • Use the Disengage button to sheath your weapon faster. This way you can get to the next group much faster than running with your weapon out

  • Also, use the "Attack" command for companions before you reach the Snowfleur to loot its body

  • Be careful of the far west part of the farm area. Large Bear appears there and can take a while to kill

  • On PC use auto-loot mod (I think this is a mandatory quality-of-life feature)

High-level items and unique equipment

You can get some high-level loot from The Descent DLC. Sell them for a hefty price.

Moreover, some accessories, especially purple ones, can be useless for your party or build. You gain them from dungeons, dragon encounters, and quests:

  • Superior Potions Belt - I did not need it, because it doesn't give health potions. They are much more helpful on Nightmare than on other ones

  • Superior Belt of Focus - never had a problem generating Focus even on Nightmare difficulty. Easy 2000 Gold

Selling these types of items will give you a decent amount of gold. use it to buy schematics or materials from The Black Emporium

Conclusion

I hope this gives some direction for the best ways to obtain gold in the Dragon Age Inquisition. Feel free to share any other methods that you have found

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Discussion

Anonymous

Pre-Skyhold farming (level 2 loot) - Hinterland / kill dragon / go to dwarf docks. 2 groups of containers at wharf. Take all but 1 item from each. Save game. Load game. Short walk back to docks. Continue farming... Best farming found so far pre-Skyhold.

At what level were you? The dragon is level 12, and you should unlock Skyhold at about level 9-11. So killing it may be challenging

Hello, does the Skyhold chest glitch still works ?

hey! Unfortunately, haven't tried this one

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