I noticed this last night, i played wardens keep DLC and i looted a sheild and armor no spoilers here, its was made of steel. Next thing i know im playing today but i didnt continue the quest right away and i played into redcliffe when i came back the items turned into veridium same item same loot but they were made of different material. Anyone know why this happens? Level? random?
The material gear is made of changes as you progress and level up. I still find some lower level things here and there but for the most part its usually tier 5 "red steel" to tier 7 "dragonbone" items.
Special Quest Reward Loot are based on your current Tier - which is based on your level. So if you did Warden's Keep at level 20 the armor might be DragonBone. If you did it at level 1, it might be Iron.
All times are (GMT -08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada). Current time is 5:03:35 AM