The Witcher 3 Definitive Endings Guide – Best, Good, And Worst Endings

The Witcher 3 Definitive Endings Guide

Our The Witcher 3 Definitive Endings Guide will help you with all of the endings, including the expansions, along with tips on how to get each ending.

The Witcher 3 Endings

Like many RPGs, The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt has multiple endings, each depending on the choices you make. Aside from the base game, the expansions also have multiple endings.

Our The Witcher 3 Definitive Endings Guide will go through all of the game’s endings and will also help you with how to get the best, good, and worst endings. For more on The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt also see our Romance Guide and Modding Guide.

How To Get The Best Ending

Like many RPGs, to get the best ending in The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt, you need to make specific choices. The choices you need to make for the best ending in the game are as follows.

  • During “Blood on the Battlefield” when Ciri suggests going to the Bald Mountain choose “Velen, then”. Geralt and Ciri will then go to Velen instead of visiting the Emperor.
  • Again during “Blood on the Battlefield”, choose “I know what might lift your spirits” while comforting her.
  • In “Final Preparations” encourage Ciri to talk to “Lodge of Sorceresses” on her own.
  • When Ciri loses her temper during The Child of the Elder Blood choose “Go for it”
  • Ciri will ask to visit Skjall’s grave at the end of The Child of the Elder Blood. Choose “Yeah, I’ll go with you”.

Make sure you make these choices and you’ll get the best The Witcher 3 ending. In this ending, Geralt will lie to Emhyr Var Emreis about Ciri’s whereabouts.

Geralt will then travel to White Orchard, where he’ll get a special silver sword and will meet Citi. In this ending Ciri leaves with Geralt, starting a new life as a Witcher.

How To Get The Good Ending

As the title suggests, this is the second-best ending of The Witcher 3. To get this ending you need to make the following choices.

  • During “Blood on the Battlefield” choose “Gotta visit the Emperor first” and bring Ciri to the Emperor.
  • Make sure Nilfgard wins the war and for that, you need to complete the following quests and actions.
    • An Eye for an Eye
    • A Deadly Plot
    • Redania’s Most Wanted
  • Be pleasant to Dijikstra and tell him about Ciri during “Blindingly Obvious”.
  • Side with Vernon Roche and Ves against Dijkstra during “Reason of State”.
  • Choose “I know what might lift your spirits” during “Blood on the Battlefield” while comforting Ciri.
  • When Ciri loses her temper during The Child of the Elder Blood choose “Go for it”
  • Choose “Yeah, I’ll go with you” when Ciri asks to visit Skjall’s grave at the end of The Child of the Elder Blood.

In this ending for The Witcher 3, Geralt will meet Zoltan and Dandelion in the winter at the inn in White Orchard. Then Geralt goes to meet Ciri before she becomes the Empress.

How To Get The Worst Ending

To get the worst ending in The Witcher you need to make at least three negative choices from the choices listed below.

  • Choose “Relax, you don’t have to be good at everything” during Blood on the Battlefield while comforting Ciri.
  • Accompany Ciri to the Lodge of Sorceresses meeting during “Final Preparations”.
  • Choose “Calm down” during The Child of the Elder Blood when Ciri loses her temper.
  • When Ciri asks to visit Skjall’s grave, choose “No Time” at the end of The Child of the Elder Blood.

In this ending, Ciri goes to battle the White Frost. With her fate uncertain, Geralt hunts down the Crone who took Ciri’s Witcher medallion. After defeating her and finding the medallion, Geralt sits there while all of the monsters diverge towards him.

Hearts Of Stone Endings

Hearts of Stone expansion for The Witcher 3 features one of the best stories in video game history. There are only two endings to this expansion one being good and the other being the bad one.

Good Ending
If you choose to help Olgierd, then you’ll get the good ending. After making the choice to help him, Geral will be transported to O’Dimm’s realm.

In this realm, you’ll have to solve his riddle. Go to the mansion along the road and find the fountain. Use the Aard sign on the wall behind the fountain to get the water flowing and that’ll solve the riddle.

Bad Ending
To get the bad ending in Hearts of Stone expansion, choose to not help Olgierd. O’Dimm will take his soul and will grant one of the following, whichever you choose.

  • A horse seat providing 100 energy.
  • Horn of Plenty (endless amount of food).
  • Botomless Carafe (works like infinite alkagest).
  • 5000 crowns.
  • Information about Ciri.
  • Nothing.

If you choose “information about Ciri” and haven’t ended the base game, then he’ll tell you all of the choices that you need to make to get the best ending for the base game.

Blood and Wine Endings

There are three main endings to Blood And Wine expansion for The Witcher 3 from best to worst. The following are all three endings for the expansion along with how to get these endings.

Best Ending
To get the best ending in Blood And Wine expansion complete all of the actions listed below.

  • During The Night of Long Fangs, you need to complete one of these two options.
    • Go to Beyond Hill and Dale by tracking Damien’s unit
    • Track Orianna, complete the Blood Simple and tell Regis at the end that you have changed your mind. This will get you to Beyond Hill and Dale.
  • Read every journal entry on the desk in the playroom during Beyond Hill and Dale.
  • Get Syanna’s ribbon from Flint during Beyond Hill and Dale.
  • Choose the optional dialogue to learn about Syanna’s past and be sympathetic to her.
  • Investigate the fifth victim and complete all optional objectives to unlock additional dialogue with Syanna during the “Pomp and Strange Circumstance”.
  • Guess Syanna’s true intentions (3rd option) while chatting with her during “Pomp and Strange Circumstance”. Encourage her to forgive Anna.
  • During the trial, make the argument about forgiveness.

Good Ending
If you let Syanna die before her trial, you’ll get the good ending. Here is what you need to do to get this particular ending.

  • During The Night of Long Fangs, you need to complete one of these two options.
    • Go to Beyond Hill and Dale by tracking Damien’s unit
    • Track Orianna, complete the Blood Simple and tell Regis at the end that you have changed your mind. This will get you to Beyond Hill and Dale.
  • Don’t retrieve Syanna’s ribbon.
  • Complete Burlap is the New Stripe.

Bad Ending
This is the worst ending that you can get in The Witcher 3: Blood And Wine expansion. There are two ways in which you can get this ending.

  • Complete one of the following during “The Night of Long Fangs”.
    • Go to Beyond Hill and Dale by tracking Damien’s unit
    • Track Orianna, complete the Blood Simple and tell Regis at the end that you have changed your mind. This will get you to Beyond Hill and Dale.
  • Retrieve Syanna’s ribbon from Flint.

The other way to get the bad ending is by following the steps listed below.

  • Track down Orianna during during “The Night of Long Fangs”.
  • Complete “Blood Simple” and “What Lies Unseen”.

That is all for our The Witcher 3 Endings guide with tips on how to get the best and worst endings.

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