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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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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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Are glyphs kept or destroyed when upgrading witcher gear?

I've pretty much ignored glyphs so far, but I've found a greater glyph just now reasonably early in the game and I'm tempted to try it out. But I don't want to waste it entirely when I upgrade my gear ...
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How does item durability affect its performance

In Witcher 3 the item durability is introduced. The items degrade through use up to the point, the items is broken and you can see pictogram in main interface showing it. How exactly does the ...
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Do we have quests in Witcher 3 with a time limit?

Sometimes a new quest starts with "I have to do that NOW" or "...immediately" or "...as soon as possible". Are there any quests in Witcher 3 with a time limit? Can I solve some quests only if I start ...
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Experience points for solved low level sidequests?

I have solved some forgotten low level quests(I'm actually at level 20, the side quests at level 12 and 14). This quests where worth only 5 XP points. Do you know how big the difference between the ...
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Quest 'Get Junior': No other way to open the wall to a secret stash?

Geralt needs to open a wall near the arena . I think he should say something about the scratches on the floor in front of the wall (appears red, but no magnifying glass visible). It seems that only ...
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Witcher 3 Reason of State side quest

I never got this sidequest and I'm worried that it might effect the outcome of the game it says on this site I need to complete 4 side quest and I did all other 3 quests. Does it matter that I didn't ...
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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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Foltest the Steel-Forged King Card Bug?

I'm playing The Witcher 3 and whilst trying to collect all the cards I ran into this problem: This is the current game board. As you can see the other player has a Siege card that is worth 10. This ...
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Where can I find the Wolf school witcher gear?

I just downloaded the most recent DLC, and one of the two is for a set of witcher armor from the wolf school. I checked my quest log, but it didn't appear automatically in the treasure hunt section. ...
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Where can I find pearls in Witcher 3 [after patch]?

I am using witcher 3 after the patch. Is it possible to buy shells (pearls) from a merchant, or do I have to find them somewhere?
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Can I meditate for more than 23 hours?

In the Witcher 3, during choosing the time for meditation, is there any way I can meditate for more than 23 hours? I noticed if I move the slider further than 23 hours, it starts counting again from 1 ...
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Can I reset my skill tree? [duplicate]

Through The Witcher 3 is it possible at some point of the game to reset my skill tree; in case I made a mistake or want to re-spec? If there is please answer with no spoiler about how to obtain this ...
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All Draconid Locations in the witcher 3?

I think I've killed every last draconid lol any rare or not well known ones? I need to finish mastercrafted ursine armor. I was stupid and sold all the hides.
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How to search in or sort finished quests?

I would like to confirm that every finished quest is 100% completed (everything green, no red entries). But with every additional finished quest, the list get longer and more confusing. How can I ...
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Can I sell or swap Gwent cards?

I own multiple Gwent cards of the same type. How can I sell them or swap them for other cards? How can I prevent to buy Gwent cards that I already have in my collection?
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Will the sign for a cave become gray when completed?

I have several white signs for a cave on my map. Should they become gray when I have looted/found everything inside? Is it mandatory to find 100% of all possible items inside the cave or do I have ...
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Spoiler: Why does the Succubus give you a reward?

The Succubus states that's she's mad so take this also as I know I won't be mad after I leave. But why does she give you the sword? Is it a reward for not killing her etc?
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Does hair grow back?

In the Witcher 3 when Geralt get's a haircut to something shorter, does the hair grow back like the beard? For example if I get the long top with the pony tail but shaved sides? Will the hair grow ...
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What can Geralt do against “You look terrible” / “You look pale”?

When Geralt talks to people, they say randomly: "You look terrible!" or "You look pale!" Are this hints that he should take a nap? Or eat something special? (I'm sure that Geralt is not poisened at ...
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How to kill King Radovid in “Reason of State”?

In Witcher 3 I'm at what seems to be a dead end. After Radovid told his men to kill Geralt, I pursued him and he is now in a fenced area, alone. My objective: kill Radovid. Alas, there is no way to ...
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Can I get my Witcher Gear back?

So I accidentally not knowing you can upgrade your Witcher Starting Gear dismantled it. Is there anyway of getting another chest? I know you can get better Witcher Gear, but I'm talking about the ...
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How to craft witcher's gear before lvl ~20?

So to craft a lvl 7 griffin silver sword I need to find an master blacksmith, for which there is high leveled quest. The screenshot is in polish but at the bottom right you can see 'Kowal' (...
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How can I filter quests for the actual region or at least for my level?

I have a lot of quests on my 'to do' list. Many of them points far away from my actual position. How can I filter quests for my actual position or region? There are also many quests on a much ...
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Fastest ways to gain XP

What's the most efficient or easiest way to level? In the world there are numerous quests that I can do on the side, and as I want to take my time I'm doing the main story quite slowly. A lot of the ...
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Are there any differences with longer duration of meditation?

Will I see any difference if I choose 1 hour or any other duration for meditation? I know that during the meditation some potions and bombs will be automatically refilled. Is there any difference ...
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How to create multiple Mutagen of same type?

I have 9 'Lesser Blue Mutagens'. In Alchemy, I can create 1 'normal' Blue Mutagen with 3 of this small mutagens. But if I try to make a second 'normal' Blue Mutagen, I get the hint: "You already have ...
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What must I do to force troll respawn in Witcher 3? [duplicate]

I am having trouble collecting my first troll mutagen in Witcher 3. I have found several trolls in the game, but none of them have dropped a single troll mutagen. I have received advise from others to ...
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How to prevent inventory crash?

As soon as I access my weapon inventory and scroll down or click on a single item, The Witcher 3 crashes to desktop. (The other inventory tabs seems not to be affected - so far.) Do you have any idea,...
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Are there any disadvantages to 'fast travel'?

AFAIK it takes the same amount of time if I run by foot as if I fast travel the same way. Do you know any disadvantage to 'fast travel'? Its' obvious that I can't collect any herbs or find some ...
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Screen turns black when running the game in fullscreen

When I play The Witcher 3 in fullscreen, it remains black. I can hear the audio and can go through the menus but I cannot see it. I have two EVGA GTX 970 graphics cards with SLI is turned on. The ...
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How do I repair a damaged sailing boat?

Is it possible to repair a damaged sailing boat?If yes, how can I do that?