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* CorruptChurch: But it's mostly due to the [[CrapsackWorld general world's crapsackiness]]. Nenneke is definitely a good character. The rule of thumb is: male priests are corrupt.

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* CorruptChurch: But it's mostly due to the [[CrapsackWorld general world's crapsackiness]]. Nenneke of the Temple of Melitele (where Geralt tends to go for healing) is definitely a good character. The rule of thumb is: male priests are corrupt.

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* SuperSerum: The various potions used to create Witchers and amplify their abilities on a temporary basis. In "The Witcher" ingredients listed include veratrum, stramonium (jimsonweed), hawthorn, and spurge, along with other ingredients with no name in human language and it's clear they would kill Geralt if he wasn't inured to them from childhood


* SuperWeight:
** Type -1: Children, victims of debilitating curses.
** Type 0: Most townsfolk and non-military nobility
** Type 1: All soldiers, knights and witch-hunters, most bandits, Saskia in human form.
** Type 2: Necrophages, dopplers, succubi, trolls, most hounds and riders of the Wild Hunt, lower vampires.
** Type 3: Witchers, specters, unicorns, giants, the Lady of the Lake, individual members of the Wild Hunt, the Crones, mages/sorcerers/sorceresses, plague maidens, higher vampires.
** Type 4: Geralt at the end of B&W, Dragons, Saskia's true form, the Unseen Elder, djinn, Ciri's full power, the White Frost.
** Type 5: [[spoiler:Gaunter O'Dimm.]]

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* %%* SuperWeight:
** %%** Type -1: Children, victims of debilitating curses.
** %%** Type 0: Most townsfolk and non-military nobility
** %%** Type 1: All soldiers, knights and witch-hunters, most bandits, Saskia in human form.
** %%** Type 2: Necrophages, dopplers, succubi, trolls, most hounds and riders of the Wild Hunt, lower vampires.
** %%** Type 3: Witchers, specters, unicorns, giants, the Lady of the Lake, individual members of the Wild Hunt, the Crones, mages/sorcerers/sorceresses, plague maidens, higher vampires.
** %%** Type 4: Geralt at the end of B&W, Dragons, Saskia's true form, the Unseen Elder, djinn, Ciri's full power, the White Frost.
** %%** Type 5: [[spoiler:Gaunter O'Dimm.]]


** Type 4: Dragons, Saskia's true form, the Unseen Elder, djinn, Ciri's full power, the White Frost.

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** Type 4: Geralt at the end of B&W, Dragons, Saskia's true form, the Unseen Elder, djinn, Ciri's full power, the White Frost.

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* SuperWeight:
** Type -1: Children, victims of debilitating curses.
** Type 0: Most townsfolk and non-military nobility
** Type 1: All soldiers, knights and witch-hunters, most bandits, Saskia in human form.
** Type 2: Necrophages, dopplers, succubi, trolls, most hounds and riders of the Wild Hunt, lower vampires.
** Type 3: Witchers, specters, unicorns, giants, the Lady of the Lake, individual members of the Wild Hunt, the Crones, mages/sorcerers/sorceresses, plague maidens, higher vampires.
** Type 4: Dragons, Saskia's true form, the Unseen Elder, djinn, Ciri's full power, the White Frost.
** Type 5: [[spoiler:Gaunter O'Dimm.]]


''The Witcher'' franchise started off as a collection of [[CharacterOverlap loosely connected]] {{dark|Fantasy}} [[LowFantasy Low]]/HeroicFantasy short stories which deconstructed classic FairyTales and then evolved into a series of novels with a strong MythArc. Written by the Polish author Creator/AndrzejSapkowski during TheNineties, the books were translated into multiple languages (including Russian and German) and adapted into comics, the {{Film}}[=/=]LiveActionTV series ''Series/TheHexer'', and [[TabletopGame/TheWitcherGameOfImagination The Witcher tabletop RPG]]. The franchise first gained widespread attention in the English-speaking world, though, with the release of ''VideoGame/TheWitcher'', a video game adaptation-slash-sequel by the then-unknown Polish developer studio, Creator/CDProjektRed, English translations of the original novels have followed. As of 2018, all eight books have received official English translations. They have also been fan translated, and were freely available in ''VideoGame/TheWitcher'' forum community "Our Community Fan Translations" tread. Also, after a long development, a long-awaited [[Series/TheWitcher2019 English-language series]], written by TV veteran Thania St. John and based on two short stories from ''The Last Wish'' collection (''The Witcher'' and ''Lesser Evil''), has been co-produced by Creator/{{Netflix}}, Platige Image and Sean Daniel Company, and was released on Netflix on the 20th of December 2019.

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''The Witcher'' franchise started off as a collection of [[CharacterOverlap loosely connected]] {{dark|Fantasy}} [[LowFantasy Low]]/HeroicFantasy short stories which deconstructed classic FairyTales and then evolved into a series of novels with a strong MythArc. Written by the Polish author Creator/AndrzejSapkowski during TheNineties, the books were translated into multiple languages (including Russian and German) and adapted into comics, the {{Film}}[=/=]LiveActionTV series ''Series/TheHexer'', and [[TabletopGame/TheWitcherGameOfImagination The Witcher tabletop RPG]]. The franchise first gained widespread attention in the English-speaking world, though, with the release of ''VideoGame/TheWitcher'', a video game adaptation-slash-sequel by the then-unknown Polish developer studio, Creator/CDProjektRed, English translations of the original novels have followed. As of 2018, all eight books have received official English translations. They have also been fan translated, and were freely available in ''VideoGame/TheWitcher'' forum community "Our Community Fan Translations" tread. Also, after a long development, a long-awaited [[Series/TheWitcher2019 English-language series]], written by TV veteran Thania St. John and based on two short stories from ''The collections (''The Last Wish'' collection (''The Witcher'' and ''Lesser Evil''), ''Sword Of Destiny''), has been co-produced by Creator/{{Netflix}}, Platige Image and Sean Daniel Company, and was released on Netflix on the 20th of December 2019.


* ''Literature/TheLastWish'' (''Ostatnie życzenie'', 1993; English edition: 2007)--a short story collection (with a [[FramingDevice frame tale]]), reprinting four stories from a previous collection, ''The Witcher'' (''Wiedźmin'', 1990), alongside new material, [[ArcWelding arranged in order to better fit into the emerging continuity]];

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* ''Literature/TheLastWish'' (''Ostatnie życzenie'', 1993; English edition: 2007)--a short story collection (with with a [[FramingDevice frame tale]]), FramingDevice, reprinting four stories from a previous collection, ''The Witcher'' (''Wiedźmin'', 1990), alongside new material, [[ArcWelding arranged in order to better fit into the emerging continuity]];



Other books include:

* ''Tales from the world of The Witcher'' (''Opowieści ze świata Wiedźmina'', 2013), a collection of short stories by various Russian and Ukrainian authors.

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Other books include:

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* ''Tales from the world World of The Witcher'' (''Opowieści ze świata Wiedźmina'', 2013), a collection an anthology of short stories fiction by various Russian and Ukrainian authors.



* ''Claws and Fangs'' (''Szpony i kły'', 2017), a collection of short stories by various Polish authors, a result of a contest organized by a Polish speculative fiction magazine.

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* ''Claws and Fangs'' (''Szpony i kły'', 2017), a collection an anthology of short stories fiction by various Polish authors, a result of a contest organized by a Polish speculative fiction magazine.












* ''The Witcher: Adventure Card game'' (''Wiedźmin: Przygodowa Gra Karciana'') (2007)

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* ''The Witcher: Adventure Card game'' Game'' (''Wiedźmin: Przygodowa Gra Karciana'') (2007)



* ''Series/{{The Witcher|2019}}'' (2019)

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* ''Series/{{The Witcher|2019}}'' (2019)(2019) (English language)


''The Witcher'' franchise started off as a collection of [[CharacterOverlap loosely connected]] {{dark|Fantasy}} [[LowFantasy Low]]/HeroicFantasy short stories which deconstructed classic FairyTales and then evolved into a series of novels with a strong MythArc. Written by the Polish author Creator/AndrzejSapkowski during TheNineties, the books were translated into multiple languages (including Russian and German) and adapted into comics, the {{Film}}[=/=]LiveActionTV series ''Series/TheHexer'', and [[TabletopGame/TheWitcherGameOfImagination The Witcher tabletop RPG]]. The franchise first gained widespread attention in the English-speaking world, though, with the release of ''VideoGame/TheWitcher'', a video game adaptation-slash-sequel by the then-unknown Polish developer studio, Creator/CDProjektRed, English translations of the original novels have followed. As of 2018, all eight books have received official English translations. They have also been fan translated, and were freely available in ''VideoGame/TheWitcher'' forum community "Our Community Fan Translations" tread. Also, after a long development, a long-awaited [[Series/TheWitcher2019 English-language series]], written by TV veteran Thania St. John and based on two short stories from ''The Last Wish'' collection (''The Witcher'' and ''Lesser Evil''), has been co-produced by Creator/{{Netflix}}, Platige Image and Sean Daniel Company, and is due to release on Netflix in late 2019.

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''The Witcher'' franchise started off as a collection of [[CharacterOverlap loosely connected]] {{dark|Fantasy}} [[LowFantasy Low]]/HeroicFantasy short stories which deconstructed classic FairyTales and then evolved into a series of novels with a strong MythArc. Written by the Polish author Creator/AndrzejSapkowski during TheNineties, the books were translated into multiple languages (including Russian and German) and adapted into comics, the {{Film}}[=/=]LiveActionTV series ''Series/TheHexer'', and [[TabletopGame/TheWitcherGameOfImagination The Witcher tabletop RPG]]. The franchise first gained widespread attention in the English-speaking world, though, with the release of ''VideoGame/TheWitcher'', a video game adaptation-slash-sequel by the then-unknown Polish developer studio, Creator/CDProjektRed, English translations of the original novels have followed. As of 2018, all eight books have received official English translations. They have also been fan translated, and were freely available in ''VideoGame/TheWitcher'' forum community "Our Community Fan Translations" tread. Also, after a long development, a long-awaited [[Series/TheWitcher2019 English-language series]], written by TV veteran Thania St. John and based on two short stories from ''The Last Wish'' collection (''The Witcher'' and ''Lesser Evil''), has been co-produced by Creator/{{Netflix}}, Platige Image and Sean Daniel Company, and is due to release was released on Netflix in late on the 20th of December 2019.

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** ''VideoGame/DaemonXMachina'' (2019)


* MedievalUniversalLiteracy: Averted, a line in ''The Time of Contempt'' states that most commoners can't read. And it stays like that for undefinied time into the future, since [[spoiler: notes and diaries left by Dandelion end up discarded and ultimately destroyed by illiterate workers of unspecified archeological dig - they were expecting from "the treasure" to be gold, not tube full of parchment and are actively repulsed by the sole concept of written words, ''burning the notes down'']].


* MedievalUniversalLiteracy: Averted, a line in ''The Time of Contempt'' states that most commoners can't read.

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* MedievalUniversalLiteracy: Averted, a line in ''The Time of Contempt'' states that most commoners can't read. And it stays like that for undefinied time into the future, since [[spoiler: notes and diaries left by Dandelion end up discarded and ultimately destroyed by illiterate workers of unspecified archeological dig - they were expecting from "the treasure" to be gold, not tube full of parchment and are actively repulsed by the sole concept of written words, ''burning the notes down'']].

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* MedievalUniversalLiteracy: Averted, a line in ''The Time of Contempt'' states that most commoners can't read.


* EvilWearsBlack: Nilfgaard forces [[PuttingOnTheReich wear black]] and are firmly on the Black side of the local BlackAndGreyMorality.



* GoodColorsEvilColors: Nilfgaard forces [[PuttingOnTheReich wear black]] and are firmly on the Black side of the local BlackAndGreyMorality.


* ANaziByAnyOtherName: Nilfgaard Empire. Totalitarian state with world dominance ambitions (with ''Lebensraum'' gist), disdain for other nations as uncivilized subhumans, troops with black uniforms and lightning emblem (aka ''Sig'' rune) and so on. Also, the conquest of Aedirn follows to the smallest details the history of the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poland_Campaign Poland Campaign,]] including: false-flag operation as a cause, ''Blitzkrieg''-like deep raids of cavalry (in the place of tanks) and backstabbing from a former ally, who make a pact with an aggressor to acquire territories they claim are rightfully theirs. Though ironically, Sapkowski's Czech fans reportedly tend to interpret the Aedirn situation as a FantasyConflictCounterpart to ''Poland'' annexing Silesia from Czechoslovakia a few years earlier (a secret portion of the Hitler-appeasement deal that publicly netted Hitler's government the Sudetenland).

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* ANaziByAnyOtherName: Nilfgaard The Nilfgaardian Empire. Totalitarian A totalitarian state with world dominance ambitions (with ''Lebensraum'' gist), a disdain for other nations as uncivilized subhumans, troops with black uniforms and lightning emblem (aka ''Sig'' rune) and so on. Also, the conquest of Aedirn follows to the smallest details the history of the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poland_Campaign Poland Campaign,]] including: false-flag operation as a cause, ''Blitzkrieg''-like deep raids of cavalry (in the place of tanks) and backstabbing from a former ally, who make a pact with an aggressor to acquire territories they claim are rightfully theirs. Though ironically, Sapkowski's Czech fans reportedly tend to interpret the Aedirn situation as a FantasyConflictCounterpart to ''Poland'' annexing Silesia from Czechoslovakia a few years earlier (a secret portion of the Hitler-appeasement deal that publicly netted Hitler's government the Sudetenland).
** Additionally, Nilfgaard's expansionist ambitions, leadership, totalitarianism, military might and wish to absorb all countries into their empire can also make them the fantasy counterpart to Soviet Russia during the UsefulNotes/PolishSovietWar, which aimed to spread world revolution to all of Western Europe by defeating Poland.

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