The Witcher 3 Strategy: The Beast of White Orchard (Main Quest) – White Orchard
Main quest begins『Lilac and Gooseberries』 when you visit a garrison.
(You can start from either 『phase 1.』or『phase 9.』)
1. Ask the hunter where he found the bodies.
2. Use Witcher Senses to find hunter.
→Went to the hunter’s house but unfortunately was away. Find hunter using Witcher Senses.
→Talk to hunter and go to following choice 1.
– Where’d you find the Nilfgaardians’ bodies?・・・go to choice 2.
– More dangerous than wolves? C’mon.・・・just conversation.
– Why not.・・・go to phase 3.
– No time.・・・go to phase 5.
3. Defeat the wild dog.
→Wild dogs aren’t that strong. Defeat them while defending with Quen.
4. Talk to the hunter.
→Talk to hunter. Event starts and go to following choice 1.
– The Nilfgaardians – where’d you find them?・・・go to phase 5.
– Before what?・・・go to choice 2.
– Won’t press you.・・・go to phase 5.
– I’m a freak, too.・・・go to choice 3.
– I’m sorry.・・・go to phase 5.
– Let’s go.・・・go to phase 5.
5. Follow the hunter.
→Follow the hunter till Nilfgaardian’s camp.
→When Gerald arrive the camp, go to following choice.
– I’ll be fine.・・・go to phase 6.
– Nothing to mourn. They were Nifgaardians.・・・go to phase 6.
6. Examine the site of the Nilfgaardian soldiers’ death using your Witcher Senses.
↓There are a lot of items which Witcher Senses react. Correct one is foot print. Examine foot print and go to phase 7.
7. Follow the tracks of Nilfgaardian with Witcher Senses.
→follow the footprint till griffin’s nest. Go to phase 8.
8. Search the griffin’s nest using your Witcher Senses.
→Use Withcher Senses and go to following choice.
– [Examine wounds.]・・・just information.
– [Determine age.]・・・just information.
– [Determine type.]・・・just information.
– [Step away.]・・・go to either phase 9. or phase 11.(if you already cleared phase 9.-10.)
9. Ask a herbalist about buckthorn.
→talk to herbalist and go to choice 1.
– Lookingfor buckton.・・・go to choice 2.
– Griffin do that?・・・go to choice 3.
– Captain Peter actually does.・・・go to phase 10.
– Nilfgaards values order.・・・go to phase 10.
– I’ll kill the griffin.No more victims after that.・・・starts the secondary quest 『On Death’s Bed』 and go back to choice 1.
– I could try to help her.・・・starts the secondary quest 『On Death’s Bed』 and go back to choice 1.
※If you completed 『Lilac and Gooseberries』before completing 『On Death’s Bed』, the quest will fail.
10. Find some buckthorn on the riverbed using your Witcher Senses.
→ Take a buckthorn and go to either phase 1. or phase 11.(if you already cleared phase 1.-8.)
You may take all of buckthorn for further use.
11. Talk to Vesemir.
→Meet Vesemir at the White Orchard tavern. Go to following choice 1.
– I’ve accepted a contract for the griffin.・・・go to next choice 2.
– Been on the Path for half a year now.・・・just conversation.
– See you.・・・suspend the quest.
– Time to set the trap.・・・go to next phase 12.
(This choice appears only after see next two choices.)
– Got some information about the griffin.・・・just information.
– Got some buckthorn already.・・・just information.
– See you.・・・suspend the quest.
12. Meet Vesemir in the field where you plan to ambush the griffin.
→Save the data before talking to Vesemir.
→ Talk to Vesemir and go to following choice 1.
– We can start.・・・event starts and you can get crossbow from Vesemir. Go to Choice 2.
– Give a bit.・・・suspend the quest.
– Took you for a traditionalist.・・・battle starts. go to phase 13.
– Gambling? Well, well.・・・battle starts. go to phase 13.
13. Kill the griffin.
→Kill the griffin. Following is hints for defeat the griffin.
1) Equip crossbow as soon as battle starts.
2) Fighting closely is very risky. When the griffin come close to you, roll or dodge and keep distance between you and the griffin.
3) When the griffin starts flying, this would be a good chance to damage the griffin. The griffin flies few second, and start approaching to attack Geralt. Aim and attack the griffin by crossbow. The griffin fell down and start struggling on the ground if crossbow hits. Fast attack the griffin twice, make distance again. Be careful, attacking three times is too much. Geralt would be counter attacked.
4) Don’t forget to eat food when your HP become low.
5) When the griffin running on the ground, Aard magic is effective. Aard magic make the griffin stun for a while. Fast attack the griffin twice, make distance again. Be careful, attacking three times is too much. Geralt would be counter attacked.
6) Repeat these process.
7) When the griffin’s HP become less than 50%, it fly away. Follow the griffin end it with same procedure.
14. Take a trophy from the griffin’s corpse.
15. Collect your reward from the Nilfdaardians.
→Go to Nilfgaardin garrison. Event starts automatically with following choice 1.
– Killed the griffin.・・・go to choice 2.
– No more Captain Nice Guy?・・・just conversation.
Choice 2.(time limit decision)
– [Take the coin.]・・・get gold less experience.
– [Turn down the coin.]・・・no gold maximum experience.
* I had chosen the one with more experience without receiving it (^ ^) /
→Quest completed and automatically go back to 『Lilac and Gooseberries』.
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