Dragon Age: Origins Cheats

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Achievements

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Complete each achievement to get the allotted gamerscore. The numbers between the () is the points given for each achievement.
AchievementHow to unlock
Last of Your Line (10)Completed the Human Noble origin story
Corrupted (10)Completed the Dalish Elf origin story
Conscripted (10)Completed the City Elf origin story
Harrowed (10)Completed the Magi origin story
Casteless (10)Completed the Dwarf Commoner origin story
Kinslayer (10)Completed the Dwarf Noble origin story
Last of the Wardens (20)Completed Ostagar
Standard-Bearer (20)Used the Grey Warden treaties to recruit all possible allies
Hero of Redcliffe (20)Completed "The Arl of Redcliffe"
Rabble-Rouser (20)Completed "The Landsmeet"
Mercenary (20)Complete 15 job-board quests
Recruiter (25)Across all playthroughs, recruited all party members
Hopelessly Romantic (25)Across all playthroughs, experienced all possible romances
Perfectionist (50)Across all playthroughs, discovered all possible endings
Educated (15)Used a tome to improve the main character's attributes, talents, spells, or skills
Magic Sympathizer (20)Sided with the mages in "Broken Circle"
Annulment Invoker (20)Sided with the templars in "Broken Circle"
Slayer (20)Sided with the werewolves in "Nature of the Beast"
Poacher (20)Sided with the elves in "Nature of the Beast"
Sacrilegious (20)Sided with the Cult of Andraste in "The Urn Of Sacred Ashes"
Ceremonialist (20)Defied the Cult of Andraste in "The Urn of Sacred Ashes"
Bhelen's Ally (20)Sided with Bhelen in "A Paragon of Her Kind"
Harrowmont's Ally (20)Sided with Harrowmont in "A Paragon of Her Kind"
Liberator (20)Destroyed the Anvil of the Void
Pragmatist (20)Preserved the Anvil of the Void
Heavy Hitter (10)Main character inflicted 250 damage with a single hit
Bloodied (10)Completed an origin story without the main character ever falling in battle
Traveler (35)Set foot in every area in the game
Master of Arms (25)Main character achieved level 20 as a warrior
Shadow (25)Main character achieved level 20 as a rogue
Archmage (25)Main character achieved level 20 as a mage
Pilgrim (10)Completed a Chanter's Board quest
Grey Warden (20)Killed 100 darkspawn
Master Warden (25)Killed 500 darkspawn
Blight-Queller (25)Killed 1000 darkspawn
Tinkerer (10)Crafted an item
Persuasive (10)Succeeded at five difficult Persuasion attempts
Silver Tongued (20)Succeeded at 25 difficult Persuasion attempts
Bully (10)Succeeded at five difficult Intimidate attempts
Menacing (20)Succeeded at 10 difficult Intimidate attempts
First Knight (10)Experienced the thrill of romance with Alistair
Witch Gone Wild (10)Experienced the thrill of romance with Morrigan
Easy Lover (10)Experienced the thrill of romance with Zevran
Wine, Woman, and Song (10)Experienced the thrill of romance with Leliana
Veteran (25)Main character learned a specialization
Elite (30)Main character learned two specializations
Secret Achievements-
A Dark Promise (50)Defeated the Archdemon and, through a dark ritual with Morrigan, spared your own life
The Ultimate Sacrifice (50)The ultimate sacrifice was made in defense of Ferelden
Dragonslayer (30)Defeated the dragon guarding the Urn of Sacred Ashes
Defender (20)Preserved the lives of half the troops at Denerim's Gates in The Final Battle
DLC AchievementsWarden’s Keep
Diabolist (25)Took advantage of Avernus's research
Master of the Peak (25)Completed Soldier's Peak
DLC AchievementsThe Stone Prisoner
Rock and a Hard Place (25)Completed The Golem in Honnleath
Stone's Lament (25)Completed A Golem's Memories
Verified by: this cheat is unverified Submitted by: anonymous on October 01, 2009

Glitches

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Double Sales

First, clear out the 'Junk' section of your inventory and then consign any item to it, proceed to any merchant in the game and navigate to their Junk page (it helps if it is empty on their side), now select your item and press (Y) to 'Sell all junk', quickly (and I stress quickly we're talking a small fraction of a second here) press (A), which would normally buy the item back. If done correctly the item will have sold but you will have received twice the money you should have, you can then buy it back and repeat the process as you see fit.

Obviously this trick will be more productive if the item you send to your 'Junk' page is relatively expensive. If you're low on pricey items; first perform this trick a few times with something cheap and then visit a trader with more impressive item(s) in their inventory, buy one and repeat the process, alternatively assuming you have the Dragon Plate armour from the free DLC you can use it as it sells for around 7G and change.

This really does work but can take a bit of trial and error before you nail it as it's a very swift manoeuvre, it helps to place your forefinger on (A) and your middle finger on (Y) and rock the pad in your grip, even once you've done it a few times it can be hard to catch again straight away.
Verified by: Sylpheed, Super Effector Submitted by: Big_Jack on December 22, 2009

Infinite Experience

Required: <a href="http://www.neoseeker.com/Games/cheats/XBOX360/dragon_age_origins.html#c80088" target="_blank" class="wikianchor">Double sales glitch</a> and you need Redcliffe to help with the war.

In your camp, there are some boxes with a few unfamiliar people that you haven't seen before. Having Redcliffe recruited, you can click the boxes and see that it says, "give supplies for Redcliffe." Click it after you use the Double sales glitch to boost your funds. Now, spam the A and X buttons on 30 Soveriegns. You should have leveled up a few times in the lower levels. In the higher levels, it takes a longer time to level up but still possible.
Verified by: this cheat is unverified Submitted by: Sylpheed on April 13, 2010

Infinite Money

This glitch works with any merchant and requires at least two of any item. Put the item you want you want to sell in the junk inventory. Talk to any merchant and go to the junk inventory on your side. Press Y quickly followed by A. The item should sold and be out of your inventory and the 'how many do you want to sell' screen should be up, this may take a few tries to get the timing right. Sell all the items, and he'll pay you again for the items. Then buy back the items and repeat. The more of the item you have, the more gold you get at ounce.
Verified by: Sylpheed, Super Effector Submitted by: Hobbfather on December 21, 2009

Unlimited XP

In Ostargar, there is a mission called Tainted Blood. Simply collect the three Vials of Darkspawn Blood but NOT the Grey Warden Treaties. Return to camp and talk to Duncan and report "We have the blood, but not the scrolls." This will exit out of the conversation, but WILL get the experience for the mission. Rinse and repeat until you are at the desired level. It takes very little time to shoot up to lvl 25(cap) if you press X to skip the conversations and speed up the process.
Verified by: Vwood500, Super Effector Submitted by: Kommando on November 24, 2009
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