dorian_card_regular.jpg Dorian's approval rating is determined by your choices in conversation and in the game decisions in Dragon Age: Inquisition. Below is a list of all his reactions to quest and personal dialogue. Approval rating may be checked at the "Gather Party" screen by observing the cards, or by the interactions with the NPC.


Sit in Judgement

Please see the page above to see how judging prisoners affects Approval with this character.


One Less Venatori

Helping Dorian kill the 3 Venatori will grant ( +3) for each (Greatly Approves).


Approval on Quest Choices

Dorian Approves

  1. Ally with the rebel mages at Redcliffe Castle.
  2. Say “Corypheus must be stopped” when made Inquisitor.
  3. Sentence Alexius to serve the mages of Redcliff. Or, with the Arcane Knowledge perk, make Alexius a magical researcher.
  4. Allow the Grey Wardens to join the Inquisition after securing Adamant.
  5. Gain enough court approval (85+) to have Florianne arrested at the Winter Palace.
  6. Reunite Celene and Briala at the Winter Palace.
  7. Allow Celene to be assassinated at the Winter Palace.
  8. Ally with Abelas at the Temple of Mythal.
  9. Defeat Calpernia without fighting at the Temple of Mythal.
  10. Allow Morrigan to drink from the Well of Sorrows at the Temple of Mythal (bonus points if Dorian is in a romance with the Inquisitor)

Dorian Disapproves

  1. Conscript the mages at Redcliffe Castle.
  2. Disband or ally with the templars at Therinfal Redoubt.
  3. Make Alexius tranquil in his judgment.
  4. Say you'll “do it for my own power” when made Inquisitor.
  5. Exile the Grey Wardens after securing Adamant.
  6. Make Erimond tranquil when judging him.
  7. Kill Ponchard during Dorian's romance gift plot.
  8. Choose Gaspard as the next emperor of Orlais.
  9. Refuse an alliance with Abelas at the Temple of Mythal.
  10. Drink from the Well of Sorrows at the Temple of Mythal (bonus disapproval if Dorian is in a romance with the Inquisitor)


Approval on War Table Missions


Approval on Dialogue


The Exalted Plains

During Someone to Lose, if you tell Emalien:

  • He was brave. (-1)
  • Teenagers are Stupid.
  • Blood Magic (+1)


The Hinterlands

Last Resort of Good Men

"... surely you've heard of it."

  • I had a suspicion.
  • Spare me the details.
  • No women at all?
  • I've done it. (romance)
  • I had no idea.

"... Anything for that!"

  • You didn't let him speak. (-2)
  • Are we done? (-2)
  • Don't leave it like this.
  • Let's get you out of here.


"... I won't."

  • Are you all right? (+2)
  • What did he do, exactly?
  • Maybe one day.
  • It's always blood magic.
  • What he did was wrong.

"... let me decide?"

  • I'm sorry. (+2) --> continues below then Greatly Approves
  • I was trying to help. --> concludes with no add'l points
  • It's done --> concludes Approves

"... whole display."

  • Good things. (+romance)
  • You're brave (+2)
  • It was entertaining.
  • You're trouble. (-1)





(after) One Less Venatori

"... I think they killed him."

  • I'm sorry for your loss. (+2)
  • That's not surprising.
  • They'll pay (+1)

"... those who put the good of others above themselves."

  • What about yourself?
  • You might be idealizing him.
  • Follow his example (+2)


Tell me about Alexius

"... drifted apart."

  • I'm sorry. (+1)
  • You mean you argued.
  • You both gave up.
Quest or Place Name

"... Dialogue trigger."

  • example reply. (+2)
  • example reply?
  • example reply?(-2)

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