The Cold Endured is a side quest in Dragon Age 3: Inquisition. It initiates when you approach the frost door inside Solasan. You must open all three doors to complete quest. The first door offers monsters around level 7 and 8. The second door reveals a room with monsters at level 9 and 10. The final door is filled with level 12 to 15 Demons. You must have completed Temple of Pride side quest.

An unnatural cold emanates from a locked door within the temple.

  • Objectives:


  1. Gather 6 shards.
  2. Open the first door.
  3. Gather 12 shards.
  4. Open the second door.
  5. Gather 18 shards.
  6. Open the final door.


Room Requires Enemies Loot Bonus
First 6 Shards 2 Corpse (level 7), 1 Corpse Archer (level 7) 5 Frost Essence, Belt of Cold Resistance, 400g +4% Cold Resistance to Inquisitor
Second 12 Shards 3 Corpse (level 11), 1 Corpse Archer (level 12) 5 Frost Essence, 3 Intense Frost Essence, Enhanced Belt of Cold Resistance, Enhanced Winter's Grasp Ring, 600g +6% Cold Resistance to Inquisitor
Last 18 Shards Revenant (level 13), 3 Corpse (level 12), 2 Corpse Archer (level 12) 5 Intense Frost Essence, 1 Pure Frost Essence, Superb Belt of Cold Resistance, Amulet of Power (Inquisitor) (removed as a reward, patch 5), 1200g +8% Cold Resistance to Inquisitor

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    • Anonymous

      The only reason I did this quest was for the power amulet... I keep going back but it has never spawned. Either it was changed or this info is just wrong.

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