Questions tagged [the-witcher-3]

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is the third game in the Witcher series based loosely on the books written by Andrzej Sapkowski.

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I cannot talk to Lambert on Witcher 3's Ugly Baby mission

I got this mission: Talk to Lambert about journeying to the Circle of Elements But when I approach Lambert, it just says "Geralt"? I don't know if it's a bug or if I'm missing anything. ...
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Playing The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's Gwent only

I want to play all Gwent matches in The Witcher 3 without going through the whole game. Is this possible? The expansions and the DLCs have introduced lots of new cards and matches so I was wondering ...
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How do you get decent experience when all quests/contracts are grayed out?

I just finished all main quests in The Witcher 3 including the DLCs, but I'm still four levels away from reaching level 100. All secondary quests, contracts, and treasure hunts are grayed out due to ...
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I'm 2 to 3 hours into The Witcher 3 and drowners are impossible to kill. What am I doing wrong?

I figure that I am doing something wrong, because most of the Drowners that I find take nearly zero damage from my sword, and the only way to kill them is to dodge until Igni reloads. Is that normal? ...
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Move saved game Witcher 3 from Switch to Xbox Series

I have the Witcher game on Switch, (and for those who are wondering: it is worth it.. if you don't have another console to play it on). Now, I have an Xbox Series S and want to play on it. I know I ...
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Can I install Witcher 3 DLCs with external keys if the main game is on Steam?

I've currently got the Witcher 3 main game on Steam and I'd like to install the two DLCs. Is it possible to purchase (legal) activation keys via a different website (given that games are often cheaper ...
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What does it mean when on the left side I see armour with 2 red swords?

I am very confused and I want to know what it means, but also if it means like 'broken swords', how and where can I fix them?
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Witcher 3 why are certain herbs grey when looting

I noticed that certain herbs and even some other items are grey when looting like when you are looting a book that you already read. Check the picture Anyone know why this is? I thought it might be ...
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Can I Escape Est Taiyar without portals?

I've completed Redanias Most Wanted and returned to Est Taiyar to continue the Cats Gear quest. Through a combination of skill and bad luck I managed to make my way to the lower levels without the use ...
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Witcher 3 - Melt Armor skill

The in game description of the Melt Armor skill is as follows: Damage dealt by Igni also permanently weakens enemy Armor. Effect scales with Sign intensity up to maximum of 15%. Does that mean that ...
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Witcher 3 - Mutagen Transmutor

I recently started NEW GAME + on Witcher 3 . Do you not keep the Mutagen Transmutator from your first play through, if so is there much point to it? Or is this only allowed at end game? Have I done ...
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I bought a replacement disc of the Witcher 3 GOTY edition but it won’t load my saves?

I’ve been unable to play the Witcher 3 goty edition for months as it has a scratch that makes it unreadable on my ps4. I’ve had it cleaned and that somehow made it even worse as my ps4 stopped even ...
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Is it possible to remove Gwent mods without starting a new game?

I've added a Gwent mod (specifically, Gwent Redux) but after playing with it for a while, I decided I don't like it. However, when I remove the mod, I lose all my cards. Is there any way to get ...
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"NO REBIS AVAILABLE TO USE" even with Rebis in inventory

I'm playing Witcher 3 Enhanced Edition (version 4.93), and everything is going somewhat ok, except I'm having some problems getting alchemy to work. I have lot's of Rebis in my inventory, but when I ...
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Witcher 3: activating alternate signs

I finished the game without developing my character (I know that sounds stupid!) Now I want to activate the alternate igni sign (to kill the toad prince), but I cannot do it although I have 33 points ...
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Can "Now or Never" quest be kept on hold?

This is my first playthrough of Witcher 3 and I know that Geralt has two potential love interests: Triss and Yenniffer. Since I have played Witcher 2, I know about Triss and this game has been pushing ...
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Witcher 3: stuck at the Morkvarg quest

I found myself in the middle of the Morkvarg quest without even realizing it's a side quest. I'm stuck at it, and the problem is, I cannot kill Morkvarg (my attacks don't do much to him, but 2-3 ...
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How to unlock bonuses for witcher gear?

What is this supposed to mean? Using this gear unless grandmaster is unlocked is useless? Is this not possible unless I find all the witcher gear schematics?
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Is it possible to upgrade armor in Witcher 3?

Is it possible to upgrade armor in Witcher 3? I have tehsan mutna armor, and I am playing new game+. I have the armor from previously imported game. However, the armor needs to be scaled up and is ...
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What is the point of destroying stalactites and stalagmites in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt?

I started playing The Witcher: Wild Hunt on my PS4 a while ago, and updated it to last version. While I was playing I noticed that when I use witcher sense, the stalactites and stalagmites in caves ...
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Why can't I find my Samum bombs in my inventory? [duplicate]

I tried to destroy a monster nest in Witcher 3 but it says I didn't have the right bomb. I tried to craft a Samum bomb and it says I already have it, but I can't find it. I have read other comments ...
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How to cast alternate sign on controller?

I'm playing The Witcher 3 on PC through Steam Big Picture Mode using a Nintendo Switch Pro Controller (not that I think the controller's type matters anyway). During play, I invested a point into the ...
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How fast can you rush the "Full Crew" achievement?

After over 90 hours of playing The Witcher 3, I realized that I made a bad choice early on, which blocks me from getting the Full Crew achievement in this playthrough. Should this be the only ...
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Is there a trick to the "Fists of Fury: Champion of Champions" fight?

I found the suggested levels for most quests in The Witcher 3 reasonable so far, but "Fists of Fury: Champion of Champions" has a suggested level of 11. I'm currently level 18 and beating my opponent ...
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Do monsters around destroyed nests and the nests themselves respawn?

So there are these 3-4 nekker nests not far from each other between Reardon Manor and Benek signposts. I remember killing all the nekkers and destroying all the nests. Yesterday I was travelling ...
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How to get the circus troupe merchant to show up?

I'm trying to round out my early game Gwent deck. According to multiple sources, there should be a Circus troupe encampment northwest of Carsten, west of the Vegelbud estate. There I want to find this ...
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How to trigger scavenger hunt upgrade diagram quests?

I know that the scavenger hunt quests are triggered when you buy the treasure map for the relevant one. And there are upgrades for the gears you get from these quests. But how do you trigger the ...
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Can the Velen "Place of Power" be accessed from the expansion DLC in Witcher 3?

I've been trying to access the underground Place of Power shown in this question: Where is the entry to the underground place of power in Velen? But there is a large door blocking my access to the ...
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Trouble with the love thread Geralt-the Witcher 3

Maybe someone knows. If she was having an affair with Triss (kiss, and chose the options „llet's try again”) and she left for Kovir anyway, did the love thread come up with her? In addition, Yen was ...
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Why am I only level 4 after leaving White Orchard?

From what I can tell on some other posts on the topic, I should be higher level. (8+?) I did everything possible in White Orchard. All side quests, everything on the one notice board (there was only ...
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access gog galaxy savegames without installing gog galaxy

I've played a game bought over gog.com and used the savegame cloud of Gog Galaxy, the game was the witcher 3. Now I would like to revisit it and continue from my old savestate. The problem is that on ...
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How do I properly complete the quest "In Wolf's Clothing" before doing the "Nameless" main quest?

After investigating the magic explosion with Yennefer, I said I'd join her later on Hindarsfjall instead of going there with her directly, in order to explore Ard Skellig a little more, playing Gwent ...
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The witcher 3 alternative looks

I have The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt on PS4 with two pieces of DLC. Now I saw a DLC´s with new alternative looks, then I download them and when I looked to downloads, there was my download alternative look ...
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Hair Glitch Issue

PC Specs: 4 GB RAM DDR4, i5 6th gen (NOTE: I don't have any graphics card.) Issue: Everything runs fine in ultra-low settings and vsync off. I haven't messed with any other settings. In certain ...
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Cannot use Witcher Senses on XBox One Elite Controller

Playing through the Witcher 3 tutorial, the game asks you to use your Witcher Senses to find a key. When playing with an XBox Controller, it tells you to press and hold LT to use the Witcher Senses. ...
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Can I access the DLC new content features in the main campaign?

I read that the Blood and Wine expansion adds mutations to the character page I was planning on purchasing the DLC after finishing the main game, but if I can access the new features before finishing ...
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Why are Drowners and Sirens so easy to kill underwater?

I've been playing The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt on Death March, and with my humble stats it takes me considerable effort to kill a monster on land. A Level 10 Drowner would take at least 7 slashes of my ...
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How can I collect vitality restoring items like raw meat quickly and in volume?

I'm playing The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt in Death March, and I'm in sore need of goods like raw meat, dried fruit and milk. How do I get these supplies without going through the hassle of looting ...
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Can no longer meditate Witcher 3 [duplicate]

I can no longer mediate and completed the main missions upto reaching Skellige. It started at some point at reaching Novigrad at first I thought it was related to the Hatori Swords and Dumplings ...
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Do merchants keep the items you sell to them forever?

I've been scouring all the undiscovered locations and have gotten into the habit of looting everything from the enemies I have killed and then selling the weapons and armor to Lafargue in Toussaint. I'...
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How to get more of the basic Gwent cards?

When I googled for Gwent cards, I could see that everyone is out to get the most powerful and cool cards. Well I'm actually interested in certain basic cards that show strength in numbers. Nobody ...
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Axii puppet allied, but not attacking [duplicate]

I have equipped and charged the axii sign of the puppet type and it does always make the enemy (drowner, bandit or alghoul) a friend. But with the exception of a group of drowners it never resulted in ...
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Can I listen Priscilla's song again in Witcher 3?

How to listen Priscilla's song again without loading of saves?
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Why do bandits or other common bad guys constantly attack Geralt in the Wicher 3? [closed]

I'm trying to get a better grasp of the Witcher universe and I've always wondered about one thing: Apparently a witcher is a very powerful superhuman "mutant" that has access to (low-key) sorcery and ...
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"Delayed Recovery" talent in Witcher 3

The "Delayed Recovery" talent in Witcher 3 reads as follows if you put 3 talent points into it: "Potion effects don't wear off until potion Toxicity falls to 70% of the maximum level." I've tried ...
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Yellow bar above monsters in Witcher 3

What is the yellow bar below the health bar of ghouls in Witcher 3? So there is the white bar, that sometimes becomes red. That seems to be the health bar. And below it the mysterious yellow bar. I ...
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How do I stretch a resolution to fit my monitor?

After hearing about how Red Dead Redemption 2 uses a custom resolution of 3840x1080 and stretching it to fill the screen, I wanted to do something similar on PC. I like having a high framerate while ...
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Where is this piece of music from?

There is a neat tune (edit: reuploaded) on YouTube uploaded in 2013, called the "Main Theme" of The Witcher 3. Judging from the date of upload, it might as well be fan-made, but it sounds ...
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How can I find oil recipes in The Witcher 3?

I'm playing the Witcher 3. This is my 1st playthrough. I've finished all of the main and side quests in White Orchard and Velen. Now, I'm doing Novigrad quests. Where can I find the missing oil ...
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What if I let morkvarg go, will I encounter him again?

So I am this quest and have killed Morkvarg, but it leaves me curious, what if I had just let him go. I tried looking around, but all I can find are people who just found him such a scumbag that ...

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