Ah, Geralt of Rivia, the most legendary Witcher to ever walk the lands of The Continent. He’s a monster slayer that swings his steel and silver swords with expert proficiency. He also happens to have a lot of drama in his life courtesy of two gorgeous sorceresses and an adopted daughter. In this The Witcher 3 Geralt guide, we cover who he is, his personality, and what games he appears in.
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Geralt of Rivia is the main protagonist from The Witcher trilogy of games, each of which sees him go on a grand adventure. In The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, he sets out to search for his adopted daughter Ciri as she’s pursued by the Wild Hunt due to her unique abilities courtesy of her ancestry.
Along the Way, he once again reunites with Yennefer of Vengerberg and Triss Merigold, the two sorceresses who he shares romantic histories with. And yes, this does lead to some messy conversations throughout the game. However, both of these women love Ciri too and are keen to help face the hunt, as are numerous other allies Geralt has garnered over the years.
When a Witcher undergoes the rite to become a monster-slayer, it strips away their emotional thinking, yet Geralt still maintains some sense of feeling, as proved by his love for the numerous people in his life, such as Yennefer, Triss, and Ciri. Furthermore, he’s a fiercely loyal individual that goes to great lengths to help those he cares for.
To top it off, Geralt sometimes helps people without the need for a reward, something Witchers are notorious for avoiding. In fact, some say, “Witchers are heartless and won’t lift a finger without pay.” However, this isn’t the case for Geralt. Though make no mistake, he has a righteous anger, can be apathetic, cynical, and threatening, and is formidable on the battlefield.
Geralt of Rivia gets around a bit and appears in plenty of games outside The Witcher franchise. Here’s a full list of every game he features in:
- The Witcher
- The Witcher 2: Assassin of Kings
- The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
- Soulcalibur VI
- Monster Hunter: World
- Gwent: The Witcher Card Game
- Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales
- The Witcher Battle Arena
- The Witcher Adventure Game
- AFK Arena
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