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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How can I kill Jenny o' the Woods?

I just thought that maybe the game is getting a bit easy when I dispatched the Shriker from an earlier contract without any difficulty, but then this contract quickly shows that it's still pretty hard ...
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Is there a way to store items?

Can you store your items somehow/somewhere in the Witcher 3? Like a chest in an inn or whatever?
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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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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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How do you kill Nilfgaardian soldiers?

In Witcher 3 is it possible to kill the Nilfgaardian soldiers? I killed a level 17 soldier when I was still level 3 in the prologue part (White Orchard). Instead of dying and dropping loot he just ...
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What is the default world state in Witcher 3, regarding decisions from Witcher 2?

At the start of The Witcher 3 - The Wild Hunt you can either import a savegame (PC only) select the decisions you made in Witcher 2 (Simulate Witcher 2 Decisions) skip the whole import of decisions ...
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How does replenishing Alchemy items like potions work?

From what I have learned so far, I only need to create a potion once and then it'll be automatically refilled from strong alcohol when I meditate. But there are a few details I'm not sure about. How ...
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Disable name tags

In the Witcher 3, whenever you look in the direction of an NPC - be it a dog, dwarf or whatever - a name tag appears above the character displaying its name, and, if you can interact with it, an icon ...
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Where can I find Anna, the Baron's wife?

I'm stuck during the second part of the quest "Family Matters". I've found the Baron's daughter, but I can't find any more leads to find his wife. The quest descriptions isn't really helpful in this ...
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Where exactly is the Vivaldi bank in Novigrad?

I've collected a bit of foreign coins, which merchants unfortunately don't accept as payment. The descriptions of these in the inventory helpfully states that I can exchange them for crowns at the ...
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How can I kill the Werewolf?

In the quest "Wild at Heart", the main enemy is a werewolf. This fight turned out to be surprisingly difficult, even though I'm at the appropriate level for the quest. The main problem is that the ...
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Can use cd-key from retail version of Witcher 3 to download from gog.com or steam?

I've just ordered Witcher 3 for PC from Amazon but I didn't realize that it comes on bluray (at least what the description says) and my PC does not have bluray reader. Will I be able to download it ...
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What is that red hammer icon?

I noticed a red hammer icon when viewing armor or weapons in the inventory. Can anyone explain what it means? What's the meaning of the number next to it? The following screenshot shows the red ...
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What are alchemy ingredients used for beyond the initial creation of a potion?

In the Witcher 3, there are alchemy ingredients littered all over the map. From the in game tutorials though, it states you only need to create a potion once, and then after that, when you meditate, ...
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Does buying “The Witcher 3” on a different platform than GoG.com provide a backup copy on GoG?

The previous titles of the game have provided a backup copy of the game on GoG.com. Is this also true for "The Witcher 3"? Does buying the Game on e.g. Steam or Origin provide a key for GoG?
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How to destroy monster nests?

I've played for several hours now and already cleared 3-4 monster nests but I could not figure out how to destroy those. I got the bombs for so how to destroy the nests with it?
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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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How do you harvest honey in Witcher the Wild Hunt?

I've noticed small hives of bees but whenever I try to approach to harvest the honey Geralt starts getting attacked by the bees. I tried casting Quen and then harvesting but nothing came of it. Does ...
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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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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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Why can't I find the Witcher 3 Collectors Edition for preorder? [closed]

I'm an avid Witcher fan and would like to preorder the collector's edition of the game. Unfortunately, all places (Amazon, Gamestop, BestBuy) that seem to offer the collectors edition say it is ...