Questions tagged [the-witcher-2]

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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Camera unresponsive in Witcher 2; how can I get it unstuck?

I'm playing the Prologue quest in Witcher 2 (via Steam). I've descended into the well, and drank the cat potion as the tutorial prompt suggested. Everything went greyscale, I hear a heartbeat, and I ...
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Problems with the Draug boss fight

I'm stuck in the Draug boss fight (The Eternal Battle). I've seen videos of others beating him and while Aard seemed to have close to no effect (blocked by shield maybe?) I had success with trapping ...
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Witcher 3 import save game

I decided to play the whole trilogy, importing saves along the way. It went fine until I finished 2nd (The Assassins of Kings) game and decided to import it into the 3rd game (Wild Hunt). Now the last ...
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Is there a repeatable source of money in Roche's Chapter 3?

I'm replaying The Witcher 2 on dark mode. Each chapter has a special set of equipment to craft. This armor is quite powerful, but quite expensive. With a little bit of grinding in the previous ...
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Low fps on The Witcher 2 even though it should be better

so I have a graphics card in my Lenovo e560 laptop with the following specifications: Graphics Card Manufacturer - Powered by AMD Graphics Chipset - AMD Radeon (TM) R7 M370 Memory Size - 2048 MB ...
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How do you find things in general in The Witcher 2, like alt key in the prequel?

I just got through the first game, which was at times a bit vague but generally you always knew where to go, and if you had to find something or someone, you could just run around holding alt. The ...
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How does the Summer's Crown ability change Quen?

By praying at a certain shrine, you obtain this ability, which changes the appearance of your Quen sign and presumably affects it favourably. What aspects of Quen does it precisely change, beside the ...
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Can't inspect corpse in Kayran lair

I have just defeated the Kayran, that stinky plague, and am searching its lair. I found a human corpse right beside a dead sheep. I am told to left click, in order to examine, but nothing happens. Do ...
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In what manner the killed enemies disappear in Witcher 3?

Enemies disappear in Witcher 2 almost instantly after being killed and leave only a bag of loot behind. I'm sure that bodies have to be removed in an open world game, how does this happen in Witcher 3?...
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Where are the harpies in the Sackful of Fluff Quest?

So I'm attempting to gather 60 harpy feathers for this Sackful of Fluff quest - I know that harpies generally spawn right outside the house where you initiate the quest (that's where I went to get the ...
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At what point are save transferable items from Witcher 1 available in Witcher 2?

I have downloaded an Ice Plains savedgame from online and edited it using a savedgame editor to equip Raven Armor, Ard'aenye and Moon Blade, as well as 999999999 Orens. I verified that I had these ...
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How do I beat the Kayran? [duplicate]

How to beat the Kayran, with Xbox controller on PC? I cut off four arms and the Kayran is down to 1/4 health. I get swept on one tentacle, I am clicking as fast as possible (blue X), yet even when the ...
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Bypass dice poker quest in Witcher 2?

Is there a way to bypass the stupid 'play dice with dwarf to 'win' a required quest item' in Witcher 2? I hate chance based mini games and it's ridiculous that the game designer would force you to ...
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Setting choices without playing the previous games

I've played the first The Witcher some time ago now and I remember it already felt dated when I played it. I never finished it but I did make almost to the end and I eventualoly watched a long play to ...
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Witcher 2 how to drop a bomb [duplicate]

Regarding trying to destroy the Nikker's nest in Witcher 2: I'm trying to fire either drop the bomb I've already made bombs I can't figure out how to release it of trying on keyboard and with the ...
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The witcher 2, how does adrenaline works?

I'm just wondering, what adrenaline is in The Witcher 2, and how am I supposed to use it? I can't see any adrenaline bar or something like that, so I'm a bit confused...
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Where are Witcher 2 save game files located?

Witcher 2 doesn't delete auto-saves, so I have a bunch of them that are taking up too much space on my hard drive, and I want to delete them in bulk through Windows Explorer rather than the clunky in-...
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Witcher 2 bomb bugs

None of my bombs seem to be doing any damage. And neither is Geralt getting damaged by any traps in the forest! Is this a bug? I saw that having more than 1 bomb in your inventory cures this problem....
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How much related story is there between parts of The Witcher series? [duplicate]

I'm new to the Witcher series and wonder if I should spend time going through all of them. I read that the story is somehow related and there's even ability to import saves from previous parts into ...
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Unable to import save file in Witcher 2 and 3

I am having a problem with importing the save files from the Witcher games. I purchased both games from GOG, but I am not able to play my save files. I get the option of importing my save file but ...
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How to quickly switch between signs in the Witcher 2?

I am playing the Witcher 2 using a XBox360 controller and I find the way the switch between signs to be very clunky. I have to press LR and then navigate to the sign, and ever so often it seems to ...
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Crafting Glitch?

So I went to try and craft myself a weapon called a Jagged Blade. I had all the proper materials, and I got Cedric to craft it for me. Or I thought I did. After getting the "crafting completed" heads ...
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How do I acquire the Combat Acumen ability?

I'm wanting to complete this Steam achievement on The Witcher 2. How do I acquire the Combat Acumen ability?
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What do enemies mean when they shout 'plough the lily'?

In the prologue I hear a good many enemy soldiers shout this refrain as they charge at me. I presume when they say 'plough' they don't mean it in the agrarian sense, but I think I'm missing some ...
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Does The Witcher 2 record your play time for save files individually?

Does The Witcher 2 record your play time for each save game separately? I have it on Steam.
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Character stuck in the bridge

I tried that section where there's a dragon chasing you in the bridge a lot of times but I can't move. I am pressing s but the character is not moving. Is it a bug?
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Why am I getting such low FPS in the Witcher 2?

I bought Witcher 2 during the Steam sales, and I don't know why I get so low FPS... My specs are : MSI GE70 Intel i7 4700MQ 2.4GHz GTX 765M 2Go 8Gb RAM HDD 7200 RPM Low or High presets doesn't ...
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What does the grey arrow on the minimap mean?

What does the grey arrow on the right side mean? Is it somehow related to that sun inside of circle thing?
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Is it possible to import a Witcher 1 savegame to the XBox 360 Witcher 2?

So, my poor laptop can't play Witcher 2, not a snowball's chance in hell. Is there any way to somehow import a Witcher savegame into the Witcher 2 on the 360? Even if it means downloading a savegame ...
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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 abilities ...
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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 trap?...
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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 [duplicate]

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 ...