Romance is more nuanced in Dragon Age: Inquisition compared to previous Dragon Age iterations and other franchises from Bioware.
Our Romance Walkthrough below will help you close the deal, but you have to work a bit to convince your potential suitor that you are worth their time.
Unlike previous iterations of the franchise, these numbers are hidden from you.
There is no simple visual indicator to gauge their friendship level with you, though you can usually get an idea based on how they speak to you.
Few NPCs will ever initiate; usually you'll need to be the one to initiate, else the subject will assume your relationship is platonic at best.
However, just because you flirt doesn't mean the subject will respond favorably.
Dialogue, quest availability, and even endings are affected by approval ratings regardless of whether an NPC is a suitor or not, so you'll probably want to keep those approval ratings nice and high with all your party members.
Answer the poll, then check below for guides to romancing every eligible character in the world of Inquisition.
And if you just want to skip ahead, watch the video above that collects all eight of the steamiest scenes into one super-cut.
More details on their personalities can be found below.
Your major companions (the ones you can choose for your party) have approval numbers based on your actions and dialogue choices.