Dragon Age 2 Weapons Locations Guide (Xbox 360, PS3, PC)

8 March 2011
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Our Dragon Age 2 Weapons Locations Guide shows all the weapons with the best statistics to be found in the PC, Xbox 360 and PS3 RPG game.

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Warrior One-Handed Weapons

Warrior One-Handed Weapons Act 1

Name: Thudpucker’s First
Requirements: 28 Strength
Location: Bonny Lem’s Wares (Disused Passage)
Damage: 20 Physical
Weapon Stats: 1 Rune slot, +57 Attack and 5% Chance to Stun

Name: Edge of Song and Glory
Requirements: 24 Strength
Location: Ser Karras (Gallows Courtyard, Act of Mercy)
Damage: 16 Physical
Weapon Stats: +47 Attack and +7% Physical damage

Name: Maelstrom
Requirements: 24 Strength
Location: Weapon Shop (Gallows Courtyard)
Damage: 16 Physical
Weapon Stats: +4% Critical chance and +4% Attack speed

Name: Notched Sword
Requirements: 23 Strength
Location: Weaponsmithy (Lowtown)
Damage: 16 Physical
Weapon Stats: +18 Mana/Stamina and +7% Physical damage

Name: Palvo’s Cocksure Cleaver
Requirements: 21 Strength
Location: “Captain” Qerth (Shallowguards Base, Night Lies)
Damage: 12 Physical
Weapon Stats: +38 Attack and +14% Threat generation

Name: Trust and Cut Blade
Requirements: 21 Strength
Location: Korval’s Blades (Hightown)
Damage: 12 Physical
Weapon Stats: +38 Attack and +14% Threat generation

Name: Overland Render
Requirements: 21 Strength
Location: Ship Captain (The Docks at Night)
Damage: 12 Physical
Weapon Stats: +38 Attack and +4% Critical chance

Warrior One-Handed Weapons Downloadable Content ONLY (Act 1)

Name: Desdemona’s Blade
Requirements: 25 Strength
Location: Emporium’s Relics and Antiques (Black Emporium)
Damage: 17 Nature
Weapon Stats: 2 Rune slots and +50 Attack

Warrior One-Handed Weapons Act 2

Name: Sataareth
Requirements: 38 Strength
Location: Quest reward for defeating the Arishok (Viscount’s Keep, Demands for the Qun)
Damage: 29 Fire
Weapon Stats: 1 Rune slot, +94 Attack, +8% Physical damage and +8% Magic resistance

Name: Windsong Axe
Requirements: 35 Strength
Location: Nexus Golem’s Wares (Abandoned Thaig)
Damage: 27 Physical
Weapon Stats: +5% Critical chance, +12% Critical damage and +11 Electricity damage

Name: Markham Heart Stopper
Requirements: 33 Strength
Location: Weapon Shop (Gallows Courtyard)
Damage: 27 Physical
Weapon Stats: +5% Critical chance, +12% Critical damage and Messy Kills

Name: Red Earth Long One
Requirements: 32 Strength
Location: Bartrand (Bartrand’s Mansion, Family Matter)
Damage: 25 Physical
Weapon Stats: +76 Attack and +5 Fire damage

Name: Darktown Blade
Requirements: 30 Strength
Location: Weaponsmithy (Lowtown)
Damage: 23 Physical
Weapon Stats: 1 Rune slot and +4% Critical chance

Name: One-Cut
Requirements: 30 Strength
Location: Innley of Starkhaven (Sundermount, Bounty Hunter)
Damage: 21 Physical
Weapon Stats: 1 Rune slot, +61 Attack, +8% Physical damage and Messy Kills

Name: Sundarin Thunder
Requirements: 28 Strength
Location: Chest (Deep Roads, Fool’s Gold)
Damage: 20 Physical
Weapon Stats: +438 Electricity resistance and +4 Electricity damage

Name: Royeaux One and Two
Requirements: 22 Strength
Location: Amaranthine Conspirator (Sundermount, The Conspirators)
Damage: 13 Physical
Weapon Stats: 1 Rune slot, +41 Attack and +4% Critical chance

Warrior One-Handed Weapons Downloadable Content ONLY (Act 2)

Name: Fade’s Fury
Requirements: 34 Strength
Location: Desire Demon (Harimann Estate, Repentance)
Damage: 25 Physical
Weapon Stats: 2 Rune slots, +5% Critical chance and +3 Spirit damage across 2m

Warrior One-Handed Weapons Act 3

Name: Glandivalis
Requirements: 41 Strength
Location: Hybris (Hidden Dungeon, The Awiergan Scrolls)
Damage: 33 Electricity
Weapon Stats: 1 Rune slot, +166 Attack, +3 Armor and 2.5% Chance to enslave normal enemies

Name: Aurvar’s Prize
Requirements: 41 Strength
Location: Chest (Deep Roads, Finding Nathaniel)
Damage: 33 Physical
Weapon Stats: 1 Rune slot, +116 Attack, +3 Armor and +17% Threat generation

Name: The Vague Blade
Requirements: 41 Strength
Location: Chest (Blood Mage Refuge, The Last Holdouts)
Damage: 33 Physical
Weapon Stats: 3 Rune slots and enemies cannot dodge attacks

Name: Bassrath-Kata
Requirements: 39 Strength
Location: Quest reward (The Lost Swords)
Damage: 31 Physical
Weapon Stats: +100 Attack, +4% Attack speed, +20% Chance of Deathblows and +9 damage versus humans

Name: Sword of the Antaam
Requirements: 38 Strength
Location: Lirene’s Fereldan Imports (Lowtown)
Damage: 32 Physical
Weapon Stats: 1 Rune slot, +108 Attack and +10 damage versus humans

Name: The Weight
Requirements: 38 Strength
Location: High Dragon (The Bone Pit, Mine Massacre)
Damage: 29 Physical
Weapon Stats: 1 Rune slot, +94 Attack, +11 Fortitude and 5% chance to knock back

Name: City Guard Sword
Requirements: 36 Strength
Location: Weapon Shop (Gallows Courtyard)
Damage: 29 Physical
Weapon Stats: 1 Rune slot, +94 Attack and +4% Attack speed

Name: Raider Sword
Requirements: 36 Strength
Location: Shady Merchandise (The Docks)
Damage: 29 Physical
Weapon Stats: 1 Rune slot, +5% Critical chance and +12% Critical damage

Name: The Bringer of Silence
Requirements: 36 Strength
Location: Quest reward (Finding Nathaniel)
Damage: 28 Physical
Weapon Stats: 1 Rune slot, +5% Critical chance, +12% Critical damage and +5% Chance to dispel hostile magic

Name: Woodsman’s Ire
Requirements: 35 Strength
Location: Jess “Leashmaster” Varvel (Run Down Alley, Reining It In)
Damage: 27 Physical
Weapon Stats: 1 Rune slot, +32 Health, +81 Attack and +16% Threat generation

Name: Perrin’s Nail
Requirements: 32 Strength
Location: Korval’s Blades (Hightown)
Damage: 25 Physical
Weapon Stats: 1 Rune slot, +76 Attack and +19% Healing to this character

Name: The Wailer
Requirements: 28 Strength
Location: Veld (The Sink, Gamlen’s Greatest Treasure)
Damage: 20 Physical
Weapon Stats: +4% Critical chance, +11% Critical damage and +8% Physical damage

Warrior One-Handed Weapons Downloadable Content ONLY (Act 3)

Name: Blade of a Thousand Battles
Requirements: 42 Strength
Location: Emporium’s Relics and Antiques (Black Emporium)
Damage: 35 Physical
Weapon Stats: 2 Rune slots, +5 Critical chance, +8% Physical damage and 5% Chance to knock back

Warrior Two-Handed Weapons

Warrior Two-Handed Weapons Act 1

Name: Oath-Breaker
Requirements: 30 Strength
Location: Chest (Deep Roads, The Deep Roads Expedition)
Damage: 26 Physical
Weapon Stats: 1 Rune slot, +82 Attack, +23% Healing to this character

Name: Caskhead’s Portable Anvil
Requirements: 25 Strength
Location: Chest (Deep Roads, The Deep Roads Expedition)
Damage: 20 Physical
Weapon Stats: +63 Attack and 5% chance to knock back

Name: Red Grace
Requirements: 24 Strength
Location: Chest (Tal-Vashoth Cavern, Blackpowder Promise)
Damage: 18 Physical
Weapon Stats: +59 Attack and +4 Fire damage

Name: The Ream-Ward
Requirements: 23 Strength
Location: Tevinter Hunter Captain (Lowtown at Night, Bait and Switch)
Damage: 17 Physical
Weapon Stats: +55 Attack and +9% Physical damage

Name: Templar Great Sword
Requirements: 21 Strength
Location: Weapon Shop (Gallows Courtyard)
Damage: 14 Physical
Weapon Stats: +4% Attack speed and +3 Fire damage

Warrior Two-Handed Weapons Act 2

Name: Void’s Hammer
Requirements: 33 Strength
Location: Magnus’s Wares (The Wounded Coast)
Damage: 28 Physical
Weapon Stats: 1 Rune slot, +6% Critical chance, +5% Attack speed and +3% Physical damage across 2m

Name: The Brothers’ End
Requirements: 31 Strength
Location: Elven Fanatic (Side Alley, Blackpowder Courtesy)
Damage: 28 Physical
Weapon Stats: +88 Attack and +10% Physical damage

Warrior Two-Handed Weapons Act 3

Name: Sundering
Requirements: 41 Strength
Location: Nexus Golem’s Wares (Hidden Dungeon)
Damage: 38 Electricity
Weapon Stats: +6% Critical chcance, +16% Critical damage, +10% Physical damage and +5 Mana/Stamina regeneration rate

Name: The Celebrant
Requirements: 41 Strength
Location: Beacon (Sundermount, The Awiergan Scrolls)
Damage: 38 Spirit
Weapon Stats: 1 Rune slot, +3 Strength, +3 Willpower and +21% Threat generation

Warrior Shields

Warrior Shields Act 1

Name: Winter-Weight
Requirements: 20 Strength and 20 Constitution
Location: Dragon (Deep Roads, The Deep Roads Expedition)
Armor: 86
Shield Stats: +9 Armor and +8 Fortitude

Name: Oddsmaker
Requirements: 18 Strength and 18 Constitution
Location: Revenant (Long Way Home)
Armor: 72
Shield Stats: +41 Attack and +7% Physical damage

Name: Kirkwall Shield
Requirements: 18 Strength and 18 Constitution
Location: Armor Merchant (Lowtown)
Armor: 72
Shield Stats: +20 Defense and +7 Armor

Name: The Bann’s Backhouse Door
Requirements: 18 Strength and 18 Constitution
Location: Coterie Leader (Lowtown at Night)
Armor: 72
Shield Stats: 1 Rune slot and +17 Health

Name: Markham Head Stopper
Requirements: 18 Strength and 18 Constitution
Location: Korval’s Blades (Hightown)
Armor: 66
Shield Stats: +38 Attack and +7 Armor

Name: Fereldan Soldier’s Shield
Requirements: 12 Strength and 12 Constitution
Location: Dead refugee (Prologue: Blightlands)
Armor: 37
Shield Stats: None

Warrior Shields Downloadable Content ONLY (Act 1)

Name: Lady Rosamund’s Bulwark
Requirements: 20 Strength and 20 Constitution
Location: Emporium’s Relics and Antiques (Black Emporium)
Armor: 86
Shield Stats: 3 Rune slots

Warrior Shields Act 2

Name: Shield of Knight Herself
Requirements: 34 Strength, 28 Constitution and Aveline
Location: Ser Varnell’s Refuse (Offered and Lost)
Armor: 190
Shield Stats: 1 Rune slot, +88 Attack, +5% Critical chance, 100% of basic attack damage vs enemies that attack in melee

Name: Darkspawn Shield
Requirements: 23 Strength and 23 Constitution
Location: Weaponsmithy (Lowtown)
Armor: 122
Shield Stats: +4 Mana/Stamina regeneration rate and +489 Fire resistance

Warrior Shields Act 3

Name: Shield of the Resolute
Requirements: 31 Strength and 31 Constitution
Location: Pile of bones (Templar Hall, The Last Straw)
Armor: 248
Shield Stats: 2 Rune slots, +25 Armor and +8% Magic resistance

Warrior Shields Downloadable Content ONLY (Act 3)

Name: Mage’s Friend
Requirements: 32 Strength and 32 Constitution
Location: Faith quest
Armor: 271
Shield Stats: 3 Rune slots and +17% Magic resistance

Rogue Weapons

Rogue Dual Weapons Act 1

Name: Blade of Red Birth
Requirements: 25 Dexterity
Location: Chest (Deep Roads, The Deep Roads Expedition)
Damage: 22 Physical
Weapon Stats: 1 Rune slot, +38 Attack and +4 Fire damage

Rogue Dual Weapons Act 2

Name: Coterie Shiv
Requirements: 31 Dexterity
Location: Weaponsmithy (Lowtown)
Damage: 30 Physical
Weapon Stats: +9% Critical damage, 25% Chance to reduce attack speed and 25% Chance to reduce movement speed

Rogue Dual Weapons Act 3

Name: Carta’s Right-Hand
Requirements: 41 Dexterity
Location: Hanker (Decrepit Alley, Kind of Want)
Damage: 42 Physical
Weapon Stats: +87 Attack, +4% Critical chance, +10% Critical damage and +5% Chance to Stun

Rogue Bows

Rogue Bows Act 1

Name: Swarm
Requirements: 25 Dexterity
Location: Mature Dragon (Bone Pit Ledge, The Bone Pit)
Damage: 70 Physical
Weapon Stats: +63 Attack and +7 Nature damage across 2m

Rogue Bows Act 2

Name: The Runner’s Retort
Requirements: 35 Dexterity
Location: Street Thung (Lowtown at Night, The Fixer)
Damage: 113 Physical
Weapon Stats: +109 Attack, +6% Critical chance, 25% Chance to reduce attack speed and 25% Chance to reduce movement speed

Rogue Bows Act 3

Name: Absolution
Requirements: 41 Dexterity
Location: Nexus Golem’s Wares (Hidden Dungeon)
Damage: 134 Physical
Weapon Stats: 1 Rune slot, +6% Critical chance, +16% Critical damage and +27 Nature damage

Mage Weapons Staves

Mage Weapons Staves Act 1

Name: Acolyte’s Staff
Requirements: 31 Magic
Location: Apparel Shop (Lowtown)
Damage: 33 Physical
Weapon Stats: +5 Mana/Stamina regeneration rate, +14% Fire damage and +178 Fire resistance

Name: Valdasine
Requirements: None
Location: Crypt Treasure (Ancient Crypt, The Deep Roads Expedition)
Damage: 28 Spirit
Weapon Stats: 1 Rune slot, +2 Willpower and +5 Mana/Stamina regeneration rate

Name: Staff of the Primal Order
Requirements: 28 Magic
Location: Bonny Lem’s Wares (Disused Passage)
Damage: 28 Cold
Weapon Stats: 1 Rune slot, +14% Fire damage and +14% Cold damage

Name: Stone’s Breath
Requirements: None
Location: Reward for saving Sandal (The Deep Roads Expedition)
Damage: 26 Spirit
Weapon Stats: 1 Rune slot, +13% Spirit damage and 5% Chance to knock back

Name: The Hypnotist’s Staff
Requirements: None
Location: Decimus (Runaway’s Cavern, Act of Mercy)
Damage: 22 Electricity
Weapon Stats: +59 Attack and +8% Magic resistance

Name: Chanters’ Staff
Requirements: None
Location: Reward from Grace (Act of Mercy)
Damage: 22 Spirit
Weapon Stats: +24 Mana/Stamina and +21% Healing by this character

Name: The Turncoat’s Walking Stick
Requirements: None
Location: Mage Goods (Gallows Courtyard)
Damage: 17 Fire
Weapon Stats: +48 Attack and +12% Fire damage

Mage Weapons Staves Act 2

Name: Cold-Blooded
Requirements: 35 Magic
Location: Magnus’s Wares (The Wounded Coast)
Damage: 37 Cold
Weapon Stats: +6 Magic, +40 Mana/Stamina, +10 Mana/Stamina regeneration rate, +30% Cold damage and Blood Magic: Each point of health provides 1 additional mana

Mage Weapons Staves Act 3

Name: Staff of Violation
Requirements: None
Location: Orsino (Gallows Prison)
Damage: 41 Spirit
Weapon Stats: +3 Willpower, +15% Spirit damage and 2.5% chance to infect with Walking Bomb

More weapon locations will follow once we play more of the game.

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