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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The Witcher 3: On a new game, will I have to pay for the Enchanter of Runes max level, again?

If I start the new game plus in Witcher 3, will I need to pay again for the enchanter of runes to reach the maximum level?
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What aspects of the game does the difficulty level change?

I just bought The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and I am wondering what difficulty level I should play it at. I don't like switching the difficulty level during a playthrough, so the suggestion I found online, ...
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Does installing the free official DLCs provide you with inproportionately powerful equipment early on?

So I have just bought The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt on Steam and noticed there are a couple of free DLCs available. Some of these are armor or weapon sets. However, I am worried that installing those will ...
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Is Death March more difficult in NG or NG+?

I want the trophy for the Death March difficulty in the game. I finish the game with all sidequest and I´m currently level 35. My question is, is WAY to much harder in NG+ the death march? or should I ...
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Where is "Devil's Leap" in The Witcher 3?

After I stumbled upon a refugee camp and liberated it from filthy deserters I found this poster. It mentions Devil's Leap but I cant find anything about it. Here is a screenshot :
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I've re-installed Wicher 3 and my backed up savegames won't load

I re-installed my whole PC yesterday and wanted to play Witcher 3, so I created a zip file of my C:\Users\neon1\Documents\The Witcher 3 folder, which contained all my save games. However when I fire ...
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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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How to get to this quest marker in Witcher 3?

I'm on top of the mountain, the sign says it's below me, but there's nothing but snow on either side of the mountain. A cave perhaps, but where?
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Check how many of that item I have while shopping?

Absolutely love the game but there are some tedious bits in the menu here and there that do annoy me. One of the bigger ones is when I am in a shop menu and say the merchant has lots of alchemy items ...
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How to get into the castle with a drawbridge?

So i stumbled upon this castle that has some sort of treasure in it. I went all the way around and cant find a way to get in. Here are some screenshots detailing the location and look
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How to start the cave of dreams quest

I finished the phantom contract but the two guys that are supposed to fight me never show up. I've already finished the main story line so maybe this is messing up the quest, Any ideas ?
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Rare or Unique materials in Witcher 3?

Are there items in the game that you can only ever get once and will need later on to craft that one thing or the like? I have recently dug into this game and find my inventory is filling up with all ...
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Why batches of same items are not next to each other?

I loot lots of alcohol, and never really paid it any attention until recently, when I wanted to earn some coins from selling part of the huge stash I collected. I was amazed to see this mess: ...
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How to get to level 40 and beyond in The Witcher 3

Currently I'm level 39 and I have finished the main story, HoS expansion and all the witcher contracts. My question is where do I go to quest, kill monsters to get to lvl40 and beyond so I can use the ...
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Is it possible or worth it doing quests marked as red in Witcher 3?

It seems that the rewards for slightly higher level quests are for that level or that they're adjusted for the current level. Is there a way to get a slightly OP weapon or piece of gear by expertly ...
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Quen's alternate "Puppet" mode doesn't seem to work

In order to activate Quen's "puppet" alternate attack one must HOLD the Q key. When I do it out of combat, the quen sign is prominent in front of Geralt and the camera zooms in a bit - same effect as ...
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Quest complete cheat

I need to do this to move on in the game, and I am willing to do anything... But I was wondering, is there any possible way to 'cheat' the game and complete a quest in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt? I ...
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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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Witcher 3 The Wild Hunt won't install: Not enough disk space

I just bought The Witcher 3, and as it's installing the files, around a few minutes it says that I don't have enough Disk Space. I clearly do as I have over 600GB worth of space in my C Drive, where I ...
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How do you activate the "Scavenger Hunt: Cat School Gear Upgrade Diagrams - Part 1" quest?

I usually activate the witcher gear upgrade quests by buying maps for them from vendors, but I haven't been able to find anything that activates the quest for the Enhanced Feline gear, which would be ...
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Witcher 3 -- Possession quest ending

I'm a little confused about one of the possible conclusions of the side quest "Possession": My question is, how is that ending possible? I expected that Cerys would explain things afterward, but I ...
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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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Can I change Ciri's fate?

I have just finished the main story line for the first time, but I know that the game has many possible endings. I know there are websites out there with all the steps that you need to take to ...
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How do you use a strong attack with a PC keyboard in Witcher 3?

I'm playing the Patch 1.12 version of Witcher 3 on PC using Windows 7 and an English input keyboard. I'm having problems executing strong attacks with the default keyboard controls, specifically ...
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Why blacksmiths and armorers no longer appear in the World Map?

In the beginning of the game, Blacksmiths and Armorers used to appear on the World Map, however for a while now they don't appear there anymore, just on the mini-map when they're nearby, which isn't ...
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How to use Witcher 3 Addons downloaded by PSN on PS4

I have downloaded so many add-ons from PSN like "Alternative look for Ciri", "Alternate look for Yennefer" and they were installed successfully on my PS4. But I didnt see any changes in their ...
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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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Missable side quests after completing The Nameless quest

I've been reading in forums that after "The Nameless" quest in The Witcher 3, you can miss some side quests. Is this true? I have several side quests to do, and I'm currently at The Nameless quest. ...
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No Quest Marker for Certain Witcher Contracts

Trying to do the "Jenny o' the Woods" contract but the very first step is to talk to the ealdorman of Midcopse. Yet there is no quest tracker. I even went to the spot where he is supposed to be (from ...
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How can I loot this stash in Crow's Perch?

While walking around the castle in Crow's Perch looking for interesting stuff, I found a hidden spot with a chest full of good stuff. After happily looting it, I turned to walk away, but scanned the ...
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If I buy another disc copy of a game, will my save files for it still be there?

My Witcher 3 Wild Hunt disc for Xbox one is not working. If I buy another disc copy of the game, will my progress and DLC be saved?
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Person in distress near Mulbrydale (Velen): the master swordsmith refuses to move or talk after being freed from his cage

I've freed a master swordsmith from his cage in a "Person in distress" area, near Mulbrydale, but he doesn't move and I cannot talk to him (I'm not even prompted with the "E Talk" tooltip). I've ...
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How can I extract voice files from the Witcher 3?

Charles Dance voices Emhyr Var Emreis in Witcher 3. He also plays Tywin Lannister in game of thrones He has a good voice for reading bedtime stories. I like listening to audio before bed to help me ...
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Are games on Steam already up to date after the initial download?

I am busy downloading Witcher 3 now, and will probably be done in about a day and a half's time (slow connection here...). I would just like to know: Will I still need to download the updates after ...
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Cancelling cat potion (night vision)

Earlier in the game I thought upgrading every decent potion was good, but now I have a superior cat night vision potion that last for 12 minutes. Once I'm out of the dark cave (max 5 min), ...
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Witcher 3 experience when everything is grayed out

I'm level 26. I'm playing until around level 29 before starting the Isle Of Mist and finish the game. All quests except two are grayed because they are for level below 15. The two quests above 26 ...
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Witcher 3 force static screen instead of narrator

I'm tired to hear the same story every time the load screen comes up. How can I make it show a static screen when loading the scenario instead of the narrator saying the exact same script over and ...
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Enemies can't recover from my attacks

I've run into a problem wth enemies unable to recover from my attacks. This is the scenario: I dodge their first attack, then I attack, attack, attack, attack ..... win. It's like they are perma-...
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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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Crafting missing components

I have a fair few crafting item (potions, decotions, bombs, and items) that have some missing components. I know that smiths can break down some components into others. For example, to craft a sword ...
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Missing oils and potions

I am missing a few oils and potions but find myself with Crowns to burn. Are there any merchants that will sell oil/potion recipes?
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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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What are those small red triangles on the mini map? [duplicate]

Sometimes when I walk around the world, small red triangle appears on the mini map, next to some other marker (e.g. plant or building) then disappears when I keep walking: What do these triangles ...
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The Witcher 3, "Odrin and Friends - Bottlemen" merchant not working

In theory, there is this merchant at the north side of the Novigrad island who is supposed to buy your things at the price that appears in the inventory. Yet for some reason it appears as a normal ...
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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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Is there any meaning to the passing days?

I love to roam the open world of Witcher, and can't help noticing lots of game time is passing away while doing so. Day and night, over and over. So far I did not notice any possible influence it ...
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How do I have a threesome with Yen and Triss?

I've seen the actual scene in which this occurs, but I am not sure how to get it to happen in my game. I've played through twice and I've either gone with full Yen or full Triss. Is there a point in ...
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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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How do I get my chest armor back?

I just started the Heart of Stones quest line in New Game+, and after and when landing ashore I lost my chest armor. It was a fully upgraded and master crafted Witcher's armor, so I am quite fond of ...
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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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