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* In one of the new areas unlocked by the DLC, Geralt comes across an abandoned old chapel haunted by a particularly vicious wraith. After dispatching the wraith, Geralt finds a journal on a nearby body that reveals the wraith was the wife of the dead men, who'd apparently been a great beauty in her youth, but slowly sank into [[GreenEyedMonster jealousy]] of the couple's three daughters as her looks faded. The journal says that any mention that the girls had inherited their mother's looks was enough to [[BerserkButton set her off in a jealous rage]]. The penultimate entry states that the guy came home one night to [[AdultFear find the bodies of his drowned and mutilated daughters]] in the chapel grounds and his wife standing on a stool under a tree with a noose around her neck, [[ItsAllAboutMe raging that the girls had taken her beauty, the one thing she cared about]] before [[DrivenToSuicide jumping off the stool]]. The final entry (implied to have been written before the unfortunate husband's own suicide) reveals he'd sold everything he owned to the Church of the Eternal Fire in a desperate effort to gain his wife's forgiveness in the afterlife. A particularly scary quest for anyone who's seen or experienced the effects of postnatal depression.
* Another of the new areas in the DLC brings Geralt to an abandoned castle haunted by an ancient leshen. After dealing with the monster and exploring the ruins, Geralt discovers the castle belonged to an [[EvilOldFolks elderly count]] who [[ImpoverishedPatrician tried to restore his diminished fortunes by]] [[IHaveYourWife taking the children of nearby nobles hostage]] and demanding a ransom. The last girl they kidnapped turned out to have been marked by a leshen, which proceeded to move into the forests around the castle and kill anyone it caught in the woods. When only a handful of people were left alive, the count heard killing a person marked by a leshen could destroy it, [[WouldHurtAChild driving him to murder the girl in desperation]]...which did nothing because, as any witcher knows, killing one marked by a leshen doesn't destroy the monster, only allows it to be destroyed. Geralt finds the count's body amidst the ruins; it is implied that after killing the girl, he and his surviving staff left the castle, confident they were safe, only to be killed by the leshen irregardless.

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* In one of the new areas unlocked by the DLC, Geralt comes across an abandoned old chapel haunted by a particularly vicious wraith. After dispatching the wraith, Geralt finds a journal on a nearby body that reveals the wraith was the wife of the dead men, man, who'd apparently been [[IWasQuiteALooker a great beauty in her youth, youth]], but slowly sank into [[GreenEyedMonster jealousy]] of the couple's three daughters as her looks faded. The journal says that any mention that the girls had inherited their mother's looks was enough to [[BerserkButton set her off in a jealous rage]]. The penultimate entry states that the guy came home one night to [[AdultFear find the bodies of his drowned and mutilated daughters]] in the chapel grounds and his wife standing on a stool under a tree with a noose around her neck, [[ItsAllAboutMe raging that the girls had taken her beauty, the one thing she cared about]] before [[DrivenToSuicide jumping off the stool]]. The final entry (implied to have been written before the unfortunate husband's own suicide) reveals he'd sold everything he owned to the Church of the Eternal Fire in a desperate effort to gain his wife's forgiveness in the afterlife.afterlife, as well as blaming himself for not seeing the warning signs. A particularly scary quest for anyone who's seen or experienced the effects of postnatal depression.
* Another of the new areas in the DLC brings Geralt to an abandoned castle haunted by an ancient leshen. After dealing with the monster and exploring the ruins, Geralt discovers the castle belonged to an [[EvilOldFolks elderly count]] who [[ImpoverishedPatrician tried to restore his diminished fortunes by]] [[IHaveYourWife taking the children of nearby nobles hostage]] and demanding a ransom. The last girl they kidnapped turned out to have been marked by a leshen, which proceeded to move moved into the forests around the castle and kill killed anyone it caught in the woods. When only a handful of people were left alive, the count heard killing a person marked by a leshen could destroy it, [[WouldHurtAChild driving him to murder the girl in desperation]]...which did nothing because, as any witcher knows, killing one marked by a leshen doesn't destroy the monster, only allows it to be destroyed. Geralt finds the count's body amidst the ruins; it is implied that after killing the girl, he and his surviving staff left the castle, confident they were safe, only to be killed by the leshen irregardless.


** Even people who don't make pacts with Gaunter can suffer terribly. The professor you meet has went blind from simply learning about Gaunter and spent years inside a protective circle, out of fear. When knocked out of the circle he immediately dies due to a misstep.
*** Pay close attention when Geralt and the professor are talking. At certain points, Geralt will be distracted by the floor above them shaking and dust falling onto the professor's makeshift prison. We never find out what is up there, but one interpretation is that Gaunter secretly followed you, is in the house, and ''is upstairs, listening.'' It's very possible that Gaunter then killed the professor, as punishment for revealing his secrets to Geralt.
*** Just before you leave the room, [[SchmuckBait extinguish the candles]] around the circle. [[spoiler: The moment the lights are out, you hear the terrifying sounds of ''something'' escaping from inside the circle]]. [[NothingIsScarier Something that even as a witcher, Geralt cannot see but only hear]].
*** You can read the blind professor's memoirs which reveals something terrifying and tragic in equal measure: The professor was tormented by horrible nightmares, until he saw his daughter in his dreams - he didn't have a daughter in real life, but he came to believe he had one in his dreams. She was beautiful and intelligent and he loved her dearly, and over time he came to look forward to sleeping so he could enjoy watching his "daughter" grow up. And then one day she caught a sickness and withered and died in his arms, filled with boils and pus. Even when Master Mirror has taken everything away from you, he can find ways to take even more.

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** Even people who don't make pacts with Gaunter can suffer terribly. The professor you meet has went gone blind from simply learning about Gaunter and spent years inside a protective circle, circle out of fear. When knocked out of the circle he immediately dies due to a misstep.
*** Pay close attention when Geralt and the professor are talking. At certain points, Geralt will be distracted by the floor above them shaking and dust falling onto the professor's makeshift prison. We never find out what is up there, but one interpretation is that Gaunter secretly followed you, is in the house, and ''is upstairs, listening.'' It's very possible that Gaunter then killed the professor, professor as punishment for revealing his secrets to Geralt.
*** Just before you leave the room, [[SchmuckBait extinguish the candles]] around the circle. [[spoiler: The [[spoiler:The moment the lights are out, you hear the terrifying sounds of ''something'' escaping from inside the circle]]. [[NothingIsScarier Something that even as a witcher, Geralt cannot see but only hear]].
*** You can read the blind professor's memoirs which reveals something terrifying and tragic in equal measure: The professor was tormented by horrible nightmares, until he saw his daughter in his dreams - he didn't actually have a daughter in real life, but he came to believe he had one in his dreams. She was beautiful and intelligent and he loved her dearly, and over time he came to look forward to sleeping so he could enjoy watching his "daughter" her grow up. And then one day she caught a sickness and sickness, withered and died in his arms, filled with boils and pus. Even when Master Mirror has taken everything away from you, he can find ways to take even more.


* Another of the new areas in the DLC brings Geralt to an abandoned castle haunted by an ancient leshen. After dealing with the monster and exploring the ruins, Geralt discovers the castle belonged to an [[EvilOldFolks elderly count]] who [[ImpoverishedPatrician tried to restore his diminished fortunes by]] [[IHaveYourWife taking the children of nearby nobles hostage]] and demanding a ransom. The last girl they kidnapped turned out to have been marked by a leshen, which proceeded to move into the forests around the castle and kill anyone it caught in the woods. When only a handful of people were left alive, the count heard killing a person marked by a leshen could destroy it, [[WouldHurtAChild driving him to murder the girl in desperation]]...which did nothing because, as any witcher knows, killing one marked by a leshen doesn't destroy the monster, only allows it to be destroyed.

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* Another of the new areas in the DLC brings Geralt to an abandoned castle haunted by an ancient leshen. After dealing with the monster and exploring the ruins, Geralt discovers the castle belonged to an [[EvilOldFolks elderly count]] who [[ImpoverishedPatrician tried to restore his diminished fortunes by]] [[IHaveYourWife taking the children of nearby nobles hostage]] and demanding a ransom. The last girl they kidnapped turned out to have been marked by a leshen, which proceeded to move into the forests around the castle and kill anyone it caught in the woods. When only a handful of people were left alive, the count heard killing a person marked by a leshen could destroy it, [[WouldHurtAChild driving him to murder the girl in desperation]]...which did nothing because, as any witcher knows, killing one marked by a leshen doesn't destroy the monster, only allows it to be destroyed. Geralt finds the count's body amidst the ruins; it is implied that after killing the girl, he and his surviving staff left the castle, confident they were safe, only to be killed by the leshen irregardless.

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* Another of the new areas in the DLC brings Geralt to an abandoned castle haunted by an ancient leshen. After dealing with the monster and exploring the ruins, Geralt discovers the castle belonged to an [[EvilOldFolks elderly count]] who [[ImpoverishedPatrician tried to restore his diminished fortunes by]] [[IHaveYourWife taking the children of nearby nobles hostage]] and demanding a ransom. The last girl they kidnapped turned out to have been marked by a leshen, which proceeded to move into the forests around the castle and kill anyone it caught in the woods. When only a handful of people were left alive, the count heard killing a person marked by a leshen could destroy it, [[WouldHurtAChild driving him to murder the girl in desperation]]...which did nothing because, as any witcher knows, killing one marked by a leshen doesn't destroy the monster, only allows it to be destroyed.


* After completing the mission 'Witcher Wannabe' if you go inside the small building with two angel statues on either side of the door you can find a small chest. Then, when you leave... the angel statues have moved to stare at you and are in the middle of the cementary. Walk past them and then rotate the camera to look at them; they have turned AGAIN to stare at you. Do it one more time and they are GONE. There are [[DoctorWho Weeping Angels]] in Velen.

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* After completing the mission 'Witcher Wannabe' if you go inside the small building with two angel statues on either side of the door you can find a small chest. Then, when you leave... the angel statues have moved to stare at you and are in the middle of the cementary. Walk past them and then rotate the camera to look at them; they have turned AGAIN to stare at you. Do it one more time and they are GONE. There are [[DoctorWho [[Series/DoctorWho Weeping Angels]] in Velen.


* A Hym possesses people that have committed horrible crimes and forces them to hurt themselves. Even horribly mutilating themselves in the later stages. One might think that wouldn't be bad, but they only latch on to guilt. Meaning [[TheSociopath sociopaths]], psychopaths, and [[ObliviouslyEvil people who honestly don't believe their doing anything wrong]] won't attract it. It's highly likely that [[TheAtoner someone that would do anything to make up for their actions]] would be the most susceptible to possession.

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* A Hym possesses people that have committed horrible crimes and forces them to hurt themselves. Even horribly mutilating themselves in the later stages. One might think that wouldn't be bad, but they only latch on to guilt. Meaning [[TheSociopath sociopaths]], psychopaths, and [[ObliviouslyEvil people who honestly don't believe their they're doing anything wrong]] won't attract it. It's highly likely that [[TheAtoner someone that would do anything to make up for their actions]] would be the most susceptible to possession.


** Worse, Yennefer shoots down the attempt by Geralt to calm his wounded spirit. She doesn't believe it's really a person after all. Although to be fair, the situation is something that is very hard to confirm either way.

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** Worse, Yennefer shoots down the attempt by Geralt to calm his wounded spirit. She doesn't believe it's really a person after all. Although to be fair, the situation is something that is very hard to confirm either way.


** What makes things arguably worse, is that the Ladies are the closest thing this region has to a BigGood, it is noted throughout the region NPCs chatter and dialogue, that the Ladies do keep their bargains and promises, although sometimes with a dash of JackassGenie thrown in, [[SarcasmMode all they ask in return]] is offerings usually of [[{{Squick}} ''severed ears and children to consume.'']]

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** What makes things arguably worse, is that the Ladies are the closest thing this region has to a BigGood, it is noted throughout the region NPCs [=NPCs=] chatter and dialogue, that the Ladies do keep their bargains and promises, although sometimes with a dash of JackassGenie thrown in, [[SarcasmMode all they ask in return]] is offerings usually of [[{{Squick}} ''severed ears and children to consume.'']]


* In one of the new areas unlocked by the DLC, Geralt comes across an abandoned old chapel haunted by a particularly vicious wraith. After dispatching the wraith, Geralt finds a journal on a nearby body that reveals the wraith was the wife of the dead men, who'd apparently been a great beauty in her youth, but slowly sank into [[GreenEyedMonster jealousy]] of the couple's three daughters as her looks faded. The journal says that any mention that the girls had inherited their mother's looks was enough to [[BerserkButton set her off in a jealous rage]. The penultimate entry states that the guy came home one night to [[AdultFear find the bodies of his drowned and mutilated daughters]] in the chapel grounds and his wife standing on a stool under a tree with a noose around her neck, [[ItsAllAboutMe raging that the girls had taken her beauty, the one thing she cared about]] before [[DrivenToSuicide jumping off the stool]]. The final entry (implied to have been written before the unfortunate husband's own suicide) reveals he'd sold everything he owned to the Church of the Eternal Fire in a desperate effort to gain his wife forgiveness in the afterlife. A particularly scary quest for anyone who's seen or experienced the effects of postnatal depression.

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* In one of the new areas unlocked by the DLC, Geralt comes across an abandoned old chapel haunted by a particularly vicious wraith. After dispatching the wraith, Geralt finds a journal on a nearby body that reveals the wraith was the wife of the dead men, who'd apparently been a great beauty in her youth, but slowly sank into [[GreenEyedMonster jealousy]] of the couple's three daughters as her looks faded. The journal says that any mention that the girls had inherited their mother's looks was enough to [[BerserkButton set her off in a jealous rage].rage]]. The penultimate entry states that the guy came home one night to [[AdultFear find the bodies of his drowned and mutilated daughters]] in the chapel grounds and his wife standing on a stool under a tree with a noose around her neck, [[ItsAllAboutMe raging that the girls had taken her beauty, the one thing she cared about]] before [[DrivenToSuicide jumping off the stool]]. The final entry (implied to have been written before the unfortunate husband's own suicide) reveals he'd sold everything he owned to the Church of the Eternal Fire in a desperate effort to gain his wife wife's forgiveness in the afterlife. A particularly scary quest for anyone who's seen or experienced the effects of postnatal depression.

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* After completing the mission 'Witcher Wannabe' if you go inside the small building with two angel statues on either side of the door you can find a small chest. Then, when you leave... the angel statues have moved to stare at you and are in the middle of the cementary. Walk past them and then rotate the camera to look at them; they have turned AGAIN to stare at you. Do it one more time and they are GONE. There are [[DoctorWho Weeping Angels]] in Velen.


* In one of the new areas unlocked by the DLC, Geralt comes across an abandoned old chapel haunted by a particularly vicious wraith. After despatching the wraith, Geralt finds a journal on a nearby body that reveals the wraith was the wife of the dead men, who'd apparently been a great beauty in her youth, but slowly sank into [[GreenEyedMonster jealousy]] of the couple's three daughters as her looks faded. The journal says that any mention that the girls had inherited their mother's looks was enough to [[BerserkButton set her off in a jealous rage]]
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* In one of the new areas unlocked by the DLC, Geralt comes across an abandoned old chapel haunted by a particularly vicious wraith. After despatching dispatching the wraith, Geralt finds a journal on a nearby body that reveals the wraith was the wife of the dead men, who'd apparently been a great beauty in her youth, but slowly sank into [[GreenEyedMonster jealousy]] of the couple's three daughters as her looks faded. The journal says that any mention that the girls had inherited their mother's looks was enough to [[BerserkButton set her off in a jealous rage]]
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rage]. The penultimate entry states that the guy came home one night to [[AdultFear find the bodies of his drowned and mutilated daughters]] in the chapel grounds and his wife standing on a stool under a tree with a noose around her neck,
neck, [[ItsAllAboutMe raging that the girls had taken her beauty, the one thing she cared about]] before [[DrivenToSuicide jumping off the stool]]. The final entry (implied to have been written before the unfortunate husband's own suicide) reveals he'd sold everything he owned to the Church of the Eternal Fire in a desperate effort to gain his wife forgiveness in the afterlife. A particularly scary quest for anyone who's seen or experienced the effects of postnatal depression.
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* In one of the new areas unlocked by the DLC, Geralt comes across an abandoned old chapel haunted by a particularly vicious wraith. After despatching the wraith, Geralt finds a journal on a nearby body that reveals the wraith was the wife of the dead men, who'd apparently been a great beauty in her youth, but slowly sank into [[GreenEyedMonster jealousy]] of the couple's three daughters as her looks faded. The journal says that any mention that the girls had inherited their mother's looks was enough to [[BerserkButton set her off in a jealous rage]]
[[/folder]]. The final entry states that the guy came home one night to find the bodies of his drowned and mutilated

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* We finally get an idea of what Geralt and the other Witchers went through in order to become Witchers, Yennefer uses only the first stage of the Trial of the Grasses, the Trial that allows their bodies to accept mutations to try and [[spoiler: Cure Uma into his true form]], The poor recipient of the potions used is in absolute agony for ''hours'' as their body essentially breaks down to become more malleable, and made even worse when you remember a few facts about Witchers. Firstly, over half to three quarters of the boys who underwent this ''died'', and secondly most of them were barely teens to young adults when they went through it.


** What makes things arguably worse, is that the Ladies are the closest thing this region has to a BigGood, it is noted throughout the region NPCs chatter and dialogue, that the Ladies do keep their bargains and promises, although sometimes with a dash of JackassGenie thrown in, all they ask in return is offerings usually of severed ears and children to consume.

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** What makes things arguably worse, is that the Ladies are the closest thing this region has to a BigGood, it is noted throughout the region NPCs chatter and dialogue, that the Ladies do keep their bargains and promises, although sometimes with a dash of JackassGenie thrown in, [[SarcasmMode all they ask in return return]] is offerings usually of severed [[{{Squick}} ''severed ears and children to consume.'']]

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