Hidden areas | The Western Approach
Dragon Age: Inquisition Guide
F 1 – Operation flag next to poisonous area
F 2.1 – Operation flag next to poisonous area
F 2.2 – Entrance to Coracavus
C 1 – Cave near the dragon lair
C 2 – Astrariums cave
The above map presents locations that are more difficult to access, which you can visit while exploring Western Approach (The Western Approach).
The region of the poison fumes, after your subjects removed it.
Point 1 on the map marks the location of the poison fumes region. To remove the fumes, you need to approach the region and set the flag of the Inquisition in the appropriate spot. Then, return to your stronghold and have your subjects remove the fumes. Thanks o this, you will be able to cross the area.
The built stairs
Point 2 on the map marks the locations of the darkspawn in this region. To find out where the monsters come from, you need to complete this operation. After you seize it, return to your stronghold and have your subjects take appropriate steps. Thanks to this, you will be able to climb higher and find out where the darkspawn come from. (Coracavus ruins - point 2a on the map).
The locked cave entrance (as of now).
Point 3 on the map marks the cave entrance. To open it, you need to fight and defeat the dragon that appears after you have completed a number of quests on this map. The passage should open during the battle with the beast.
The opened cave entrance.
Point 4 on the map marks the cave entrance. To open it, you need to solve all of the astraries in this location. After you solve the last one, the passage opens automatically. The astraries are scattered all around the map and they can be found in three regions.