Questions tagged [the-witcher-3]

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 can't I meditate?

Whenever I try to meditate on the Whitcher 3 it says "you cannot do this now". Any help? I'm not on a horse or anything I'm just in the city of Novigrad and I can't meditate.
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How do I meditate?

I just stumbled upon a bunch of wolves, and while I defeated them, I really have to regenerate my health now. The tutorial explained that I can do that by meditating, but I can't find any way to ...
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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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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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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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Can I steal anything without repercussions?

When I arrived in the first village, the tutorial popups warned me that I should be careful not to do anything that would draw the attention of the guards. I ignored this advice and went right to ...
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What are the little red arrows on the minimap?

I'm actually at the cemetery at White Orchard. There is a white question mark and some little red arrows. What are this little red arrows? Do they point to something dangerous?
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How to refill my stock of Samum Bombs?

I'm sure I have the recipe for the Samum Bomb (to destroy monster nests). But after using two of my own crafted bombs, I see 0/2 in my inventory. If I try to recreate such bombs with the matching ...
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Does vitality regeneration stack?

Regenerating health on "Death March" difficulty can take a while if you have a rather big health pool and no perk to regenerate health (e.g. using Quen). Apart from potions I use food to regenerate ...
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How does one obtain a Witcher 3 Troll Mutagen from a non-quest specific troll, at least one of which you never exchange dialogue with?

I have played the Witcher 3, exchanged dialogue with 5 trolls already, and decided not to kill them. All 5 trolls were involved in specific quests. I have killed two trolls of which I did not exchange ...
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Witcher 3 crashes every few minutes

I just got Witcher 3 and was so excited to play it, but I can't enjoy it. The game crashes every few minutes (around 5 minutes) without a warning. I'm playing it on highest graphics but as it runs ...
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Do I need to play previous Witchers before Witcher3

I'm thinking about buying The Witcher 3 and I know it's heavily based on a story/narrative. For the story/narrative to make sense, do I need to play the previous 2 Witcher games - or are the stories ...
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To whom should I return my trophies

In Witcher 3, the trophies description says that it can be returned for a reward but I am not sure who to return those trophies to.
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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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What counts as strong alcohol for potion refilling?

Strong alcohol is needed to refill potions, but the game doesn't really explain which items specifically count as strong alcohol. There are various alcoholic items in the game, and I'm not sure which ...
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Is it possible to take screenshots in-game?

I've found many scenes in The Witcher 3 to be very pretty and I'd like to record them by taking a screenshot. Is it possible to take a screenshot actually in-game? If it is, how is it done? I am ...
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Is there any benefit to importing a save, rather than simulating one?

I know that The Witcher 3 allows me to 'simulate' a Witcher 2 save by allowing me to make various key decisions about what happened in the previous game. However, I do have some Witcher 2 save files ...
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Is this possible to load a saved game faster?

Platform: PlayStation 4. Saving a game in the Witcher 3 is super fast. However, when I load a saved game, it's taking over a full minute due to a cutscene which is played before it actually starts ...
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Does a longer food duration mean more hp?

Does a longer duration of food mean more hp restoration. Or does it just take longer to gain the same amount of hp as any other food?
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Missing dialogue options when talking to Sofus the Bull in “The Play's the Thing”

I am currently in Novigrad, doing the quest "The Play's The Thing". I am stuck at the part of "Head to the docks and hire ushers for the play". I have already met Sofus The Bull, who, from my ...
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How can I reach the massive tree in the south, near Bald Mountain

So I am working my way around the south of the map clearing up the question marks in Velen. I've noticed the question mark which I pictured below, but having done a near full circle of the mountain, I ...
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Is it worth visiting Skellige for Gwent cards while grossly underleveled?

I am currently level 10 and spending quite a bit of time finding Gwent cards. I think I've almost found all the available ones for Velen and have started to do more of the available quests - but I'm ...
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Where in Kaer Morhen can I find my guests?

At some points you have the option to send certain people to Kaer Morhen, in my case I did this with Now I'm at the point where I can revisit Kaer Morhen, but I can't find any of them there. Where ...
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What is killing me?

I was travelling a corner of Novigrad seeking a new location on the map, where I reached a weird tree, and any time I got close to it I simply dropped dead. From full health of 6000+ vitality to 0 ...
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Where can I get some saddlebags?

I'm still in the first tutorial area, White Orchard, but I already ran into the weight limit of my inventory several times. From what I read, I should be able to increase the inventory limit by buying ...
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Walked the Path trophy on New Game+?

I completed The Witcher 3 on "Blood and Broken Bones" difficulty and want to try for "Death March" using my current gear (thankfully NG+ came along). Am I still eligible for the trophy for completing ...
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Missing Swallow and Full Moon potion diagrams

Currently I'm level 17 and I never used or crafted a Swallow potion. After looking in my Alchemy, I seem to have the Enhanced Swallow potion but not the normal Swallow potion. Do I need to buy this ...
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Quest 'Get Junior': Where do I find the documents?

One point of the todo-list is Read all documents you've found (I play the german version, not sure if this is the same in english). I have read every book, every paper in my inventory, but can't solve ...
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Assassin of Kings trophy and the Killing of Radovid

I need help with how to get the Reasons of State side quest, what do I need to do? Bearing in mind, I am early in the game but I want to know what side quests I need to do, as I hate Radovid and I ...
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What monsters do I kill for hides?

What monsters do I kill to get a monster hide? I've been trying to get one for ages but I still can't find any.