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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 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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What does it mean that I've “reached the end of the world”?

I received this message: You have reached the end of the world What does this mean? I've gotten this message once or twice. While I can still see inside of the map, there seems to be some empty ...
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Is 160 the maximum carry weight with saddlebags?

I am level 16. Can my current carry weight of 160 get any higher? Is this the max or will I be able to get better saddlebags later in the game?
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Will I keep my game progress if I buy a game currently shared through Family Sharing?

I've been playing The Witcher 3 through a shared Steam library. Now I want to buy it for myself, because whenever the person who's library I'm using plays a game, I cannot access their games or will ...
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Is riding Roach actually faster than running?

Sometimes I ride Roach to cross an area where I have easily done so on foot, but Roach has trouble doing it. I haven't seen much difference between running and riding Roach. Is Roach actually faster?
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Using boats for traveling — Is there any advantage?

I mostly travel by fast traveling or by riding Roach, but I don't use boats because I don't find it interesting using boat for traveling. If I am not using boats, do I miss something or are there any ...
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Can you get the same gwent card twice from one NPC?

Will I get multiple copies of a gwent card after a match with the same person? I think I got it before with multiple matches with some merchant but I am not getting cards after a match. Why is this?
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Can I solve “Berengar's blade” without talking to Vesimir just before the battle at Kaer Moren?

I am at Kaer Moren after finding Ciri before the battle. Inside Kaer Moren, I found a chest whose loot started "Berengar's blade". After reading Berengar's notes, it tells me to talk to Vesemir. Yet ...
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Are there tangible differences based on your actions during the Little Red quest?

Are there any perceivable in-game consequences of going for either of the two solutions (letting the gang take Bertram, or defending Bertram from the gang)? Do I get to meet Little Red later in the ...
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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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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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Where can I find the Blacksmith from Silverton?

I'm trying to retrieve Gwent Cards, but cannot seem to find this one "Blacksmith" from "Silverton". He's nowhere to be found.
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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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Downloading the expansion packs and the DLCs [closed]

I have three questions for you: I play on Xbox One and already have a The Witcher 3 hard copy. Can I just buy the expansion pass (containing B&W and HoS), install it and continue my already ...
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Playstation Store Censorship

Is there a way to know if a game is the censored version of the game? For example, I have a UAE account and want to buy the Witcher 3 digitally. The game is censored in the country, but not sure about ...
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Wolf school glitch?

I have a major problem. I downloaded the dlc for the wolf school witcher gear. Then i proceeded to find all of the upgrades for every element of the gear. But the problem is that i literally cant find ...
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Witcher 3: Where is Alcohol/Dwarven Spirit stored in inventory?

I can't find the number of strong alcohol bottles in the inventory to replenish the potion after meditation. Are they shown in some other place?
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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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Why don't I have many side quests in the early game?

I'm new to The Witcher. I have gone to every ? on the first world map, took all contracts from the board and reached level 3.9. (I'm playing on highest difficulty level) Then, when I finally ...
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Why is this sword more valuable than an objectively better weapon?

Less damage, less armor piercing effect (left) - but why does the better steel sword (right) have less value?
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How to install the 16 “free DLC” packs (GOG Galaxy)?

I understand that the DLC packs have been bundled as one package, but have to be installed separately (GOG). I have the GOG version, regional game extras have been cut off from the image (GOG Galaxy ...
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Are the Witcher 3 patches cumulative or do I have to apply them all in order?

My current Witcher 3 patch version is 1.04. I want to upgrade it to 1.06. But will the 1.06 have the updates of 1.05, or do I have to install both in order, individually?
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How can I sell a lot of items?

Yesterday, I was trying to knock off the ? Markers in Skellige. You may know, a lot of them are smuggler caches, so I loot a buttload of armors and swords. When I'm so full I can't carry more, I go ...
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Does the Conductors of Magic mutagen affect the Supercharged Glyphs ability?

Does the Supercharged Glyphs ability, which usually does 10-50 damage per second, get buffed by the Conductors of Magic mutagen? Supercharged Glyphs: Enemies under the influence of Yrden lose 10 ...
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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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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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How to regenerate bombs in witcher 3? [duplicate]

I am not able to regenerate my bombs and potion after meditating,though I have high level alcohols(like alcohest,dwarven spirit etc).
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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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Can Dandelion defeat you?

In the sidequest 'The cabaret', Dandelion wants to fight you with fake swords so he can seduce a woman (to get money from her father). During the fight, you can 1-2 shot Dandelion, but after you ...
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Do quest levels scale with player level?

I've played and completed the Witcher 3 (only the main story and some sidequests) when it released. I've wanted to go back ever since, but there is one thing holding me back: outlevelling quests. ...
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What's the cheapest way of obtaining enriched dimeritium ingots and plates?

So I've got my grandmaster diagrams and I'm ready to craft grandmaster weapons and armour. The thing is, enriched dimeritium plates and ingots is absurdly expensive to buy from the grandmaster ...
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Missed Zoltan card from White Orchard scholar

I somehow missed the Zoltan card from beating the scholar at White Orchard Inn, is there any way that I can get another opportunity at the card?
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What is The Witcher 3 NG+ feature?

I installed New Game Plus from the PlayStation Store, though I am not sure what it does. I think it's a feature to get more out a playthrough after you have completed it, but I just don't understand ...
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Is saving children possible without freeing the spirit in “the whispering hillock”?

In The Witcher 3, in "The Whispering Hillock" quest, is there any way to kill the spirit in the tree and then find the crones and save the children? Or kill the crones before this mission so the ...
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Should I buy crafting diagrams from merchants?

When I get to a new town, I always check the merchants' merchandise, and often they have crafting diagrams for armor and weapons that I can't use yet because I'm too low level. I'm wondering, should ...
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Is the “Screen Blur in dialogues” after TW3 1.30 a known bug?

ALL OF THIS ON PS4 A few weeks ago, an update for The Witcher 3 (v1.30) has been published. The log states several bug fixes, and a look change for the banker Vivaldi. The only problem right now is ...
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Are there any recipes or diagrams in Smuggler Caches or Spoils of War?

I am in the final stage of the Witcher 3, and trying to collect all Alchemy recipes and available Diagrams, especially for rare swords. I cleared most of the question marks in Skellige, except those ...
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Should I loot every house in Witcher 3?

I've been playing Witcher 3 for a little while now, and I find myself exploring every house in new cities that I discover. I keep thinking that this is a waste of time because I only seem to find ...
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How to acquire the Viper armor?

During the Auction house quest of the Heart of Stone expansion I encountered an old lady collecting everything Witcher related. I can't remember her name, but she was a countess. During the ...
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Background musik in Witcher 3 cinematic launch trailer

I was wondering, if anybody can name the song that is played in the background of the Witcher 3 cinematic launch trailer? I do not mean the "Lullaby of woe" or "A night to remember" song but the ...
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Can I access the in-game console in The Witcher 3 on PS4?

Is there any way to access the in-game console in The Witcher 3 on PS4 to type custom commands? If yes, how can I access it?
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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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Split Steam game between hard drives (Witcher 3)

I have a relatively old system and wish to install The Witcher 3 from Steam in my SSD drive in order to get load times down. However, my SSD (D:) has only 37GB total, and the game installation ...
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How can I get my game progress back?

I deleted the game applications for Fallout 4 and The Witcher 3 to conserve memory. Then, upon re-downloading the games, I was not able to locate my previous saved games. I still had all my trophies....
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Is it necessary to do Fake Papers after getting sufficiently far enough in Family Matters?

As the title says, I'm pretty far along in the Family Matters quest - at the point where I need to go talk to the Baron's daughter - and he gives me a pass to do so. My question is: having done this, ...
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How can I get into the House of Respite?

While back tracking old quests, I stumbled upon this place in Velen: The guards won't let me in, and there's no real dialog with them. The whole place is surrounded with an unpassable fence. This is ...
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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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Aside from level recommendations, when should I start the DLC?

I'm currently replaying Witcher 3. I've done one playthrough before, but haven't played either of the expansion packs before. I was wondering just how 'absolute' the recommendations are (level 30+ ...
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How to get Steam to recognise previous game files from The Witcher 3?

Well, I didn't know that I could use the backup tool in Steam and I didn't use it before reseting my Windows. I don't want to download The Witcher 3, neither lose my saved games, but I couldn't get ...
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Where is Ciri's loot?

When I play as Ciri, I can loot various things: herbs, chests, and more. For example: However, Ciri doesn't have inventory of her own, and I wasn't able to find the things she loot in Geralt's ...