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The Fantasy Art of Dragon Age: Origins - Creature - Shade

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Dragon Age: Origins is a beautifully rendered fantasy role-playing game with medieval European visualization for the game art direction. Combat is bloody and gruesome, filled with spraying blood and decapitation, but also stylized with special finishing blow animations. The game has various Downloadable Content adventures, items, and small expansions; and one major expansion/sequel, "Awakening".

This page of fantasy game art from Dragon Age: Origins features Shades: A demon that has somehow manifested (possibly summoned directly from the Fade) without possessing anyone or anything. The Warden's Keep DLC has an instance of a mage (Avernus) summoning demons that appear immediately as Shades.

From Codex entry: Shade:

" ...We already know that many demons become confused when they pass through the Veil into our world. They are unable to tell the living from the dead, the very static nature of our universe being confusing to a creature that is accustomed to a physicality defined entirely by emotion and memory. Most demons seek to immediately seize upon anything they perceive as life, jealously attempting to possess it -- but what of those that do not? What of those that encounter no life, or fail to possess a body? What of those that are more cautious by their nature?...

... In time, such a demon will learn to drain energy from the psyche of those it encounters, just as it did in the Fade. Once it has drained enough, it has the power to manifest and will forever after be known as a shade. Such a creature spurns possession. It instead floats as a shadow across its piece of land, preying upon the psyche of any who cross its path. Perhaps it believes itself still in the Fade? There is evidence to believe that is so. ..."

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