Witcher Lore: Eskel

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Geralt’s social circle is not limited to monsters, sorceresses, and a time-and-space-bending princess. Back at Kaer Morhen, he also has friends who share his monster-slaying craft. Among these, some are considered to be brothers, as is the case with the Witcher Eskel.  In this Witcher Lore article, we’ll cover Eskel and his portrayal in the … Read more

The Witcher Lore Explained: Everything You Need to Know

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Few fantasy worlds are as intricate and immersive as the Witcher. Between the books, comics, compendiums, and video games, there’s so much Witcher lore to lose yourself in that you might not know where to start.  New to the wonderful world of the Witcher and feeling a little confused? Pour yourself a glass of Est … Read more

Witcher Lore: Vesemir

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Affectionately dubbed Papa Vesemir by Witcher fans, Vesemir is the oldest surviving monster slayer and a father figure to Geralt. In this fourth installment of our Witcher Lore series, we’ll cover Vesemir’s character in the game, books, and Netflix show. Who is he and why is he important? How is he related to Geralt, Ciri, and … Read more

Witcher Lore: Nilfgaard and Emhyr var Emreis

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The Witcher’s Nilfgaard is an unusual empire. It starts out as the laughingstock of the Continent and rises to become the most powerful regime in the world in a short period of time. What is Nilfgaard exactly? What role does it play in the Witcher series? Who is Emhyr var Emreis and what are his … Read more

Witcher Lore: Avallac’h

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Avallac’h is an elven sage who appears in Witcher 3 as well as the Witcher books. He plays a prominent yet somewhat mysterious role in The Witcher universe. In this second installment of our Witcher Lore series, we’re going to fully explore Avallac’h’s character in the game and the books. What are his intentions? Is … Read more

Witcher Lore: Gaunter O’Dimm

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We’ve been wanting to write something about Witcher lore for a while. While the Witcher franchise doesn’t leave as much room for theories and interpretations as a series like Dark Souls,  there are still some interesting things to explore. In this entry, we’ll focus on Gaunter O’Dimm — the villain of Witcher 3’s Hearts of … Read more