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

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Why is a map location marked with white circle?

When browsing the world map I noticed this: What does the white circle around the location means? Hovering it shows the ordinary details. Background: I visited the location a while back (both game ...
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What is the average lifespan of witchers?

This reddit posts suggests that Geralt's age is about 100 years. The age of Vesemir must be at least 150+ (considering the above info), because in the first episode of Hexer, Vesemir is shown as ...
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What quests become unavailable after “Capture the Castle”?

I am up to the main quest "Capture the Castle" in the Blood & Wine DLC. While going to the mission, I got a warning telling me that doing this quest may result in some side quests becoming ...
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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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Where is the entry to the underground place of power in Velen?

South of Midcopse and north of Byways there is a place of power. It's near an crumbled tower on which a Noonwraith roams. It seems to be underground yet I cannot find its entrance anywhere around.
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Should you let the guards torture Triss?

In the part of the game where you hand Triss to the guards, should you tell them "Hands off" or should you go with the plan? Also, what are the consequences of each option?
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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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Is it possible to obtain Full Crew achievement without romancing with Triss?

To make possible to gather her for the Kaer Morhen battle, I need to succeed a romance. However, if I do it and I also romance with Yennifer (I want her for my love interest) am I doomed to this ...
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Who sells alchemy recipes?

Alchemy can be pretty powerful in the game, and there is a huge difference between the simple versions of potions, oils and bombs and the enhanced or superior versions. The superior versions are often ...
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Do skills from Strong Attack Tree have any effect on other skill trees?

I'm going for a light attack build. In the description of skills Rend and Sunder Armor from the Strong Attack tree they say nothing about the skill helping only heavy attacks. Do I get those bonuses ...
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Is there any way to cast signs more quickly?

Wen you cast a sign Geralt stops for a tiny time and then he releases the sign. I wonder if it depends on something like heavy vs light armor or sign intensity, or there is any perk or stat which ...
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How do you repair items?

I didn't realize that this game has durability (but of course it has durability), so I was mid-battle with a bear when it popped up the helpful tooltip that my sword was in bad shape and I should ...
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What are the outcomes of killing and sparing the Shaelmaar?

The game gives you the option to kill the Shaelmaar. Normally that kind of option would influence the outcome of the story somehow. In the Shaelmaar's case, does it influence the story? Do you get any ...
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The Witcher 3 Heart of Stone Auction

In the Witcher 3 Addon Heart of Stone you can buy different items in an auction. I remember the Is there any point in buying any of the items? Will some of them have an outcome?
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Is it possible to follow the Black Beauty to wherever it's going?

If you choose to free the spirit in the quest Whispering Hillock, it gallops away from the cave it was in. I've tried keeping up with it, but it always runs away from me when I run into some endrega ...
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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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How are adrenaline points used?

AP accumulates during combat however I have yet to see a specific use for them. I see no weapons, signs, or skills that state the need for them. I do see throughout application of the aforementioned ...
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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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Are Ability Points limited to a certain maximum number?

I've been happily upgrading my skills as I need them, without an overall strategy in mind. However it's dawned on me that there is no way to reassign points. This makes me wonder, what is the maximum ...
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Can I get the Mysterious Elf card at a low level or do I need to complete a hard quest first?

I'm interested in going to Skellige early just to collect the Mysterious Elf card. The answer to a related question makes it seem like it is workable to travel to Skellige as a lower level player (I'm ...
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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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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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Is there consequences of looting in Witcher 3? [duplicate]

I have looted houses and outside people’s houses but so far there has not been any repercussions. I don’t think I tried looting in any of the castles. I was wondering if I should be more wary about ...
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Is there a possibility to kill the madman myself?

During the quest "Reason of State" by Philippa Eilhart. Is it possible to kill him myself? Or might there be a possibility that any other NPC gets the killing blow? (Vernon Roche or Ves for example)...
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Where can I find Vitriol?

I found the recipe for the superior swallow potion, but I'm missing one important ingredient: Vitriol. I'd guess that this is an alchemy ingredient, but I don't have a recipe for creating it. I also ...
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How can I defeat the Caretaker?

During the quest "Scenes From a Marriage" you meet a pretty creepy and hostile guy identified just as Caretaker. This boss has some pretty annoying abilities, the worst ones being at least two ...
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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 can I reset my Ability Points?

I'm also curious about being able to reset my points, should I wish to change my ability configuration later. So far (10h-ish) I've only seen one way, which is a potion sold by Kiera Metz for 1000g. ...
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Which merchants pay best?

I noticed at some point that different merchants don't all pay the same for what you're selling. Depending on the category, or even the specific item, some merchants simply pay significantly more. ...
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Axii puppet allied, but not attacking

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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“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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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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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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Witcher 3 Wild Hunt: Graphics broken

I've downloaded Witcher 3 Wild Hunt on a Windows 10 PC with GTX 750 Ti. I find a lot of the times I fire up the game, the graphics are broken (ref. image below). Other times I'm able to play the ...
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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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Who/What is “Concerned Citizen” in The Witcher 3?

In Novigrad I keep finding sheets of paper with messsages involving the "Eternal Fire" and Novigrad's church. They seem to be written by someone who is against Magic, Witches, Mages and anything ...
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After you complete TW3 main story can you still play?

After approaching the Isle of Mists (I won't say anything about that to prevent spoiler) the most secondary quests are lost, but some remain. There are some interesting DLCs too, which I might like to ...
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What happened between Yennefer, Triss and Geralt - Endgame

I just finished The Witcher 3 yesterday and noticed that something happened between Yennefer and Triss (and maybe Geralt?). While Geralt and the others were preparing for the fight against Triss and ...
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Is there a way to prevent Triss and Yennifer trapping Geralt in the Witcher 3, after you have romanced them both?

I have romanced both characters, but I didn't realise this would impact the storyline and I have since decided that I wanted the so called 'Yennifer ending'. Is there a way to still get the 'Yennifer ...
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Good ways to earn money in Toussaint

One thing the new Blood & Wine expansion for the Witcher 3 brought are a few new ways to spend some serious coin. I managed to barely affort a set of Grandmaster Witcher armor, but only by ...
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What does this symbol mean?

I was exploring caves, on one of the treasure hunt quests, and found a large quantity of what looked like fallen rock, which highlighted when using Witcher Senses. As shown in the image above, there ...
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Why does Geralt hate storms?

I am a decent way into the Witcher 3, having just completed most of the Bloody Baron's questline to find his wife, save for going back to the Bog to try and rescue here. I'm hoping to avoid any major ...
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Where is this piece of music from?

There is a neat tune 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 really polished. Some people in ...
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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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Tips for resurrecting agile cards with medics

First of all I don't know if I'm doing it wrong but I can't seem to choose which row agile cards are placed when I resurrect them using a medic card. Assuming you can't choose which row a resurrected ...
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How to get the two “Statuette” quests done?

I've already played The Witcher 3 three times, but I never could never do any of the two statuette quests: "The Nobleman Statuette" and "The Soldier Statuette" quests. Actually, I got the first one ...
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How to help Triss finish what she has to do in Novigrad?

I am in the middle of the Brother's in arm quest, and tried to recruit Triss. Talking with her, she said she has to finish something first. Now the quest marker is on Triss and the quest description ...
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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 ...