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 is Kaer Morhen in such a bad shape?

I did not play Witcher 1+2 and didn't read any of the books, so my reference pool is Witcher 3 only. When I came to Kaer Morhen I was quite surprised to see that it is in such a bad shape. Most of ...
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Witcher 3 Hearts of Stone [Add-On] in combination with NG+ [Official DLC]

Today the Witcher 3 Add-On released. There are three ways of how you can access the story's begin: 1. Start from beginning: No Savegame required. Starting with the first quest to Hearts of Stone ...
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How to start Radovid's quest line?

I recently finished my first playthrough of the Witcher 3 and in the epilogue I got it was mentioned that All in all rather bleak. This really messed with the rest of my happy ending. I can't ...
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Gwent Chain Medic Revives?

In Gwent, is it possible to chain medic revives? For instance, say I have a medic card in my discard pile and a medic card in my hand. If I play the medic in my hand and choose to revive the medic in ...
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Can all trophies be earned in new game +?

I've just started the story again in new game + and want to know if I can get the missed trophies. E.g currently I'm level 34,5, will I get the Trophy if I reach level 35 in the new game+? Update As ...
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Witcher 3 New Game+ Level Cap

I have a question about the relatively new DLC for Witcher 3 New Game+: I read, that there is no level cap, so you can play the complete Game with the story and after that you can farm till Level x, ...
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Where can I get a golem's heart?

I'm replaying Witcher 3 and I just noticed that I don't have the Golem's Heart ingredient needed for Enhanced Blizzard. I already did the early main quest where you fight a golem, but it seems that ...
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Can I still get a specific ending in Witcher 3 although I have the condition for a "better" one?

I'm almost at the end of the game. I've read that is a main condition for However, I would prefer my ending to Is this still possible? FYI, on the other possible options I
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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 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 are the consequences of travelling to the Isle of Mists?

I'm currently reluctant to continue the main story of the game because every time I get close to the Isle of Mists I receive multiple warning messages telling me to save my game and that going further ...
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Can I meditate as often as I want in The Witcher 3?

In locations and situations where I can meditate, is there a limit on the time between each meditation? For example, may I meditate, do a fight soon after, then meditate again, without any negative ...
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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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Witcher 3 DPS reducing

I crafted the feline silver and steel sword, don't remember how much was the DPS when I first crafted, but the DPS now seems to have reduced. I didn't change any equipment just added skill points ...
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How do I change the FOV (Field of View)?

How do I change The Witcher 3's FOV (Field of View)? I've looked around and have read that I can use Cheat Engine to do so. I have never used Cheat Engine before and I couldn't find any actual good ...
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What's the highest possible Sign intensity?

First of all I like to point out that I want to get the highest value without any conditions for it to trigger, so no "Focus" ability because it depends on adrenaline points. Also no temporary boosts ...
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Can't talk to merchant to buy Gwent card?

From what I can tell, the Heavy Zerrikanian Fire Scorpion card is only available from a merchant in Lindenvale (link here). I found the guy, that's not the problem. But I can't talk to him. The prompt ...
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How to loot sea monsters in The Witcher 3?

By sea monsters I mean all the monsters killed in waters. How do I loot from their remains as it doesn't come out for collecting stuff. I even tried killing some on my boat, but it just doesn't happen....
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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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how to update Witcher 3 on GoG

I bought Witcher 3 in a local store at the time, so I installed it through discs. I've noticed the game hasn't updated since then though. In-game it says I'm still at version 1.02, though the ...
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Additional information about potions and decotions in Witcher 3

In short, I'm looking for more descriptive descriptions what each potions and decotions is doing. Plus points if someone knows how to get this kind of information in-game. For example, instead ...
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How do you get Dijkstra's treasure back?

So there must be a way to get the location where Menge stashed the treasure, because Dijkstra can provide support for the Kaer Morhen battle. The problem is, all the guides and/or walkthroughs I've ...
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Can't kill Morvudd in the Missing Son quest in Witcher 3

I can't kill Morvudd in The Missing Son quest. I manage to bring him to zero health (after which my hits do zero damage), but he doesn't die. I use Witcher 1.07.
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Tower Outta Nowhere quest breaks when I give GOG book to the wizard

Quest Tower Outta Nowhere is bugged. I gave GOG book to the wizard in "Tower Outta Nowhere" quest in Skellige, the wizard deactivated barrier, some shining glowing orb appeared, and nothing else ...
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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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What's the Practicum in Advance Alchemy quest reward?

I just finished helping Gremist and he took me as his apprentice and finished the quest, but I don't understand what my reward was from this quest, also could not find it anywhere
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Is there a way to take less fall damage?

I find that the fall damage is insanely high (don't know if highest difficulty is even higher). Is there something I can do to take less fall damage when either running, jumping or falling off of ...
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Is Geralt's attack speed slower with a heavier weapon?

Does the weight of the sword affect Geralt's attack speed? My currently equipped sword is about 2.5 Witcher Units of Measurement Patch 1.07 I have not played in about 5 days and I do not remember ...
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Is there a way to track what Witcher items I have already crafted?

In The Witcher 3, you craft Witcher items. These items can be upgraded. Is there a way in-game to track what Witcher items I already have and which ones I need to craft? For instance, I don't want ...
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Using materials to craft armor

I'm currently level 10. Just finished up a quest for the Bloody Baron. I guess I'm not sure if I'm missing something but I have all these materials like diamond dust, steel pauldrons, ingots that I ...
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Increase boat speed in Witcher 3

Is there any way (using console or otherwise) to increase the speed of the boats in the game it's just too slow for me (a lot of stuff in Skellige is accessible by boat only) .
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Enhanced hybrid oil bug?

So I've found the manuscript of Enhanced hybrid oil, and already got the basic hybrid oil. But one of the ingredients needed to make the enhanced version of the oil is the enhanced hybrid oil itself......
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Witcher 3 PC DLCs taking up too much space on hard drive

ill be quick, downloaded/installed all patches and dlc with no prob. game is working 100%, but all 13 Dlc's are marked as 27gb space each as the game itself on the HDD,making it full .. what i did ...
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Mounted Combat: How to manually choose side to attack

Is there any way how to override the side where I'm going to swing with the weapon? Sometimes, especially when charging a group of enemies, I want to choose the target myself. Sub-questions for bonus ...
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Using AXII when mounted

I noticed you can only use AXII sign when mounted and only on the horse. Why? Does it reduce fear level or something?
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What's the point of destroying ghoul nests?

I have never seen the creatures to respawn again, once they were killed in standard combat.
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Disadvantages of heavier armour

What are the disadvantages of heavier armour (other than the missed bonus from cat/griffin school techniques general abilities)?
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Is there definitive information about how long dropped items stay around for a way of permanent storage?

I am somewhat running out of storage space, as I am unsure about what to do with a lot of items (keep, sell, dismantle etc.), so I was looking for a way to permanently store them somewhere. Now there ...
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How are signs affected without swords?

I've found online that apparently your signs deal a lot more damage if you don't have any sword equipped or you have your sword sheathed. But does it also affect the power of your Quen shield for ...
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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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Defend Kaer Morhen - Choice outcome?

In Kaer Morhen I have to choose if I want potions or traps be made in the laboratory and if the wall or the forge should be repaired. My questions here: What will I get if take the potions? What ...
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When is it safe to sell books and contracts?

I'm sure most people have answered this for themselves (because this inventory UI is so limited), but now that I have dozens of books and contracts in my inventory, am I safe to vendor trash all of ...
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Do different vendors have different sell prices? [duplicate]

I don't have a good read on whether I'm better holding off to find a smith to sell my vendor trash weapons or whether any merchant will do. Sometimes it seems like payouts are better when it's to the ...
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Witcher 3 crashes constantly

So The Witcher 3 has been crashing constantly ever since I started playing it and I'm having a hard time diagnosing it. I've still played it a fair bit but now I'm at my wits end (playing 10 minutes ...
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How can I prevent the death of this major NPC at the end of the Battle of Kaer Morhen?

How can I prevent from dying at the end of 'The Battle of Kaer Morhen'? What kind of choices do I have to make in the preparation of this battle to let this person survive?
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Where can I find Endrega embryos?

I found the recipe for Enhanced Thunderbolt quite a while ago, but I'm still missing one particular ingredient, the Endrega embryos. I've killed several Endregas in the meantime, but none have ...
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Where can I break down mutagens?

In Witcher 3 you need several "generic" mutagens in order to craft a greater mutagen, and I think I saw somewhere that you can dismantle them. For example, take a griffin mutagen and get a generic ...
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High Stake Gwent Tournament, Cards?

Just won the high stake Gwent tournament in Novigrad and completed the quest. After each match I received a message that I won a new card, but there was nothing on my deck. I thought that the cards ...
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How come I can't craft enhanced ursine gauntlets, though enh. ursine chestplate was possible

In Witcher 3 I'm fairly sure I've gotten all the Witcher diagrams of the 3 schools, griffin, cat & bear. I decided to go for the ursine armour set. I've made mastercrafted ursine boots and ...
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Quest 'Strange beast': Talk to Thorleif fails when you reach the ambush site

Geralt spoke with Thorleif at Larvik and got his 'Strange beast' quest. The 'Talk to Thorleif' part is green and solved in the quest log until you reach the ambush site. As soon as you use your ...

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