Way of the Rift Mage is a Specialization quest of Dragon Age 3: Inquisition. It initiates by speaking with Your Trainer (that is actually the NPC's name) in the Skyhold courtyard after completing the Specializations for the Inquisitor War Table Operation. You must collect 20 Ring Velvet and 3 Venatori Tomes from the 3 locations listed below. They are NOT random drops, but instead drop from 3 specific enemies. Once you've collected the above materials you must craft the Tome of Rifts at an "Inspect Requisitions" bench.
Assemble a tome of rifts, study rift magic, and Your Trainer will reveal the secrets of the Rift Mage specialization. Collect tomes from the Venatori at: 1 in Ghilan'nain's Grove, 1 in Halin'sulahn, and 1 in the Desolate Bank in The Exalted Plains. Readings can be found among the belongings of Solas or, if those are unavailable, among the wares of the book merchant in Val Royeaux.
A complete video walkthrough of this quest can be found here.
- Acquire Writing on Rift Magic.
- Acquire three Venatori Tomes.
- Acquire 20 Ring Velvet.
- Gather materials for a tome of rifts.
- Rewards: Rift Mage Specialization
- Player Notes: You can only have one Specialization, but you can have all 3 quests active.