The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings is a roleplaying game where you play a witcher called Geralt of Rivia, set in a world created by the Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski.

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Copied Better_Combat.dzip into CookedPC, but no effect

As described on the Help page, the .dzip should be copied into CookedPC. I did that, but the Quen Sign still has a duration of 30s when I load my savegame. Any way to check if the mod das been loaded ...
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Where to put The Witcher 1 saves on Mac so that they can be imported to The Witcher 2?

I have finished The Witcher 1 on PC a few years back and still have my final save I would like to import to the sequel. Now I'm playing The Witcher 2 on Mac, version downloaded from GOG. Where ...
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Will Group Finisher Adrenaline Rush impede my other one?

When playing The Witcher 2 it is possible to obtain more than one Adrenaline Rush skill. As Witcher Wiki says, they are all activated simultaneously. I'm interested in getting the following ones: ...
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Do Adrenaline Skills have separate adrenaline bars?

I wanted to go for a hybrid Alchemy/Swordsmanship build this time around. The Witcher Wiki says: If talents are invested in more than one of these skills, the associated Adrenaline fueled ...
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How to get into the Nilfgaardian camp?

So I decided (on Iorveth's path) to take the easy path into the camp through the passage whose entrance can be found underneath the brothel. I came out at the river bank as expected, but now how do I ...
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Is Geralt stripped of his weapon after fighting Letho in the Elven ruins near Flotsam?

After fighting Letho the first time down next to the bath in the Elven ruins near Flotsam I noticed that Geralt had only his silver sword left. So I went back and used to medallion to check for ...
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Is it fine to remove all the language files for localizations I don't need in The Witcher 2?

Is it alright to remove CookedPC/*.w2{strings,speech}, CookedPC/user_speech/* and so on for localizations I don't need? From what I saw this could save me nearly 5 GiB and would therefore offset the ...
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How do I gain knowledge about various monsters?

Everytime I kill a monster I gain a count towards knowledge of that monster. I've gotten enough kills(bottom corner shows 3/3), which should be the same as reading a book on that monster. However, ...
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Skipping The Kayran fight

I tried so many times now, but most of the time the tentacles hit the Yrden spot but don't freeze. I managed to cut of 2 tentacles, but then I die. I used three potions. Is there a way to skip the ...
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Is there a way to see how much enchantments a piece of armor can hold, before you buy the diagram?

In the game Witcher 2 there are all sorts of enchantments for weapons, armor etc. Is there a way to see how much enchantments a piece of armor can hold, before you buy the diagram or only when you ...
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Storage for Chapter 2 in The Witcher 2

So I just got into chapter 2 for the most part, completed a couple missions. How do I get storage again like in chapter 1? I need to place stuff into storage to avoid being overweight and also get ...
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Is there any reward (apart from monetary winnings) for playing dice poker

I've just started playing The Witcher 2, and I've noticed that since the first game the "dice poker" game has been changed from three rounds to one, which pretty much reduces it to pure luck. As such, ...
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How do you craft bombs?

I already bought the crafting diagram, but I could find a crafter in Floatsam to make them for me. Are there other type of crafters in other cities?
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Right or Left Option in Walkthrough at IGN

I am playing the Witcher 2 on PC. The game presents a lot of choices. To make the right decisions on weapons, I sometimes visit walkthroughs. While reading through a walkthrough at IGN.com, I came ...
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How do I build the trap for defeating the Kayran?

Can someone please give me a hint where I have to look next? I have the iron frame and my next goal is to look for the Ostermurk. I know it's location by now. But does this rule out building the ...
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How to obtain “Diagram: Draug armor” after Chapter 2?

In chapter 2 you can buy a diagram called "Diagram: Draug armor" from one of the merchants/craftsmen in the Kaedweni camp. I did not buy this diagram because I didn't have a part of the Draug yet and ...
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Witcher 2 won't start

When I try launch Witcher 2, it gives me an error that says "Failed to start game (missing executable). I've tried verifying the game cache.
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the witcher 2: kayran infinite healing bug

When I fight the first boss, Kayran (difficulty: Dark, version: 3.3.3.1, no mods), I attack the tentacles but they don't get cut. The life of the monster goes down a bit with each attack until ...
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Should I get the Blasphemer's Outfit or wait for Oathbreaker?

Doing a playthrough on Dark difficulty and I started gathering some diagrams for Blasphemer, then realized it may not be worth it. Upon checking some wikis, I see that there are two additional armor ...
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Where can I get the Gadwall formula or potion?

Dethmold is doing a necromancy ceremony and I need to get some Gadwall in part II of the game. I heard that Master Myron is supposed to sell the formula but when I go and visit him he doesn't appear ...
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Witcher 2 reset skill points / skills guide [duplicate]

Is it possible to reset skill points in Witcher 2 ? If not (still nice to know), what is the best way to spend the skills. Not that you invest in only one tree but in all of them. Can you max all ...
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Will using the unofficial official combat mod disable achievements?

So the new unofficial official Combat Mod from CD PROJEKT RED just came out and I wonder if you will still be able to gain achievements on Steam when you are using this mod to play the game?
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How do I tell what version my Steam edition of The Witcher 2 is?

I'm stuck on the Kayran and I just want to download a trainer and kill it in godmode, but the trainers I've seen are version-specific and I can't tell which is right for me. How do I tell which ...
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Did I Miss All the Chapter 3 Side Quests?

So I entered Loc Muinne with Iorveth, and my quest directive basically said to find Phillipa, so I did that immediately. My assumption was that the city was hostile to me and I needed to more or less ...
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What quest ends Chapter 1 in The Witcher 2?

I want to get the most out of each chapter, so I don't want to inadvertently move on to Chapter 2 before finishing all the Chapter 1 side questions. Which quest should I do last (i.e. which quest ...
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Can you undo a difficulty change in The Witcher 2?

I'm going after the "Madman" achievement which entails completing the game on "Dark" difficulty. I accidentally changed the difficulty from Dark to Normal. I then loaded an autosave from earlier ...
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Where is Vernon Roche in For Tameria?

In the quest, For Tameria!, where is Vernon Roche when I have to decide between him and Triss? The quest tracker on the map seems useless as I don't see him anywhere in the market square! How do I ...
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How to get more gargoyle dust

I finished the gargoyle contract in Loc Muine but I didn't farm them to get enough gargoyle dust for the Kinslayer outfit. Is there any way to get more dust? I am willing to hack save file if that's ...
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Is the dialog you have with Serrit a lie?

Spoiler ahead.
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What new quests are available with the Dark difficulty level?

The manual for The Witcher 2 lists the various difficulty level, most of which seems to be pretty standard. The last one did catch my eye though: Dark – for very experienced gamers. This ...
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What are the symbols on the top of The Witcher 2's screen mean?

Ok, so I get that these are active effects that you are currently under, and the timer is straightforward and what not, but the symbol itself is nigh meaningless, and I don't know what effects I'm ...
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What are the best things to craft in The Witcher 2?

I've stored up a ton of crafting items and I have bought all of the diagrams. What is worth making? What is the best craftable in each category? Weapon Armor Sale value
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Is Witcher 2 very different to Witcher 1? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How much of The Witcher 2 will I have trouble with, not having played the first game? I've tried to play the first Witcher game a few times now and just haven't been ...
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Stuck in Flotsam

I have done everything I could in Flotsam, but it seems there is a house which I can't enter. When I approach the door - the action to open the door shows up but also an action to light the torch ...
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I lost my Silver Sword in Witcher 2

So I went and got all my stuff back from Ves in Flotsam after the drunken night I can't remember. But I never got my Silver Sword. Was it somewhere else? Is this a glitch or have I forgotten to do ...
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Does having a Steel or Silver sword drawn affect sign damage?

Is IGNI damage on The Witcher 2 A.O.K.E.E affected if you equip a Steel Sword or a silver sword in terms that you attack monsters or humanoids, or should you just draw the weapon that has the most ...
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Why are Geralt's clothes and armour resetting back to the defaults?

As I progress through the game, I've been upgrading Geralt's armour and weaponry. When the game loads the next phase or chapter, all my weapons and armour are lost and it defaults back to Geralt's ...
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Where is Triss Merrigold Part 3

I managed to beat all the guards and the head guy as well in the last part of this mission. I retrieved the key, but when I go to Triss, nothing happens. There is no conversation when I click. There ...
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The Witcher 2 freezes at the end of chapter 2's cutscene

I'm currently playing The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition and I've made it to the end of chapter 2, where Geralt is on his way to Loc Muinne. Everything runs just fine until the narration from Dandelion ...
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I've refused to help the captain in Flotsam and he took my swords?

I've refused to help the captain in Flotsam and he took my swords? I was then beat to death by some people of Flotsam and I couldn't do anything against it because they have weapons and I don't? ...
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What does “when poisoned” mean in talent descriptions and how can I reliably become poisoned?

The second half of the alchemist tree consist entirely of talents that depend on Geralt being poisoned. What exactly does it mean in the context and is there any way to induce poisoning at will?
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Why am I dealing less damage due to fatigue?

I'm replaying the Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition on Dark mode difficulty, and I just noticed in the combat log that the damage I'm dealing to monsters is reduced significantly due to fatigue: What is ...
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Witcher 2 starting gold

I just passed the siege part and noticed that I have over 3000 orens in my inventory. Anyone knows where they might have come from? List of what choices I did:
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What's the cooldown on Geralt's Medallion?

I'll admit it - sometimes I touch myself. My Witcher medallion, I mean. Afterwards, there's this orange glow that surrounds nearby items. However, sometimes when I touch it, nothing happens. This ...
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What's the fastest way to get a new silver sword?

I've just begun the first chapter of the game, but I find myself... lacking. I stabbed something big and mean with my Silver Sword as part of the Prologue, and now I'm stuck in a catch-22. As a ...
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Battlechugging potions in The Witcher 2

When The Witcher 2 came out, I was immediately put off by the inability to chug potions without kneeling and navigating a bunch of menus, making alchemy, a core part of the game, useless. Has this ...
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Why does The Witcher 2 run so Choppy?

I have read through a couple of these forums discussing lag issues with W2; all of which seem to be running of questionable systems performance wise. My rig is running: Windows 7 16GB RAM 2600K-i7 ...
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Is the gamepad support in The Witcher 2: Enhanced Edition the same as in the Xbox 360 version?

The Witcher 2 already had gamepad support, I know that, but with the Xbox 360 "Enhanced Edition" this has been completely rehauled to better fit the Xbox 360 controller and console play, alongside the ...
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So what happened to Geralt's body?

So I recently loaded an old save from chapter 1 after updating to the 'enhanced edition'. Well umm... something ended up missing: I checked my inventory and found that I lost all my armor: How ...
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How can I tell whether the meteors are doing any damage to the messenger in Act 3?

This is the messenger you have to steal notes from in Act 3. After a few attacks, I figured out the idea behind it all. The messenger summons meteorites and teleports away if you get too close. So I ...