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The Witcher 3 - Contracts guide

Our step-by-step guide for completing every Contract in every region of The Witcher 3, with monster combat strategies and much more.

If you fancy getting your teeth stuck into something a little more challenging in the Witcher 3, you'll find an assortment of special Contracts sprinkled around the game's world. Some of them can be picked up automatically as you work through the story, while others will have you hunting around for jobs posted to noticeboards.

We've already posted most of the Contracts you can take on in the game in the regional sections of our comprehensive Witcher 3 walkthrough, but if you want to simply tackle them one after another, here's where you can pick each one up, along with what you need to do to track down every devilish beast and then defeat them once and for all.

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If you're looking for more assistance, our Witcher 3 walkthrough can help.

White Orchard Contracts

The Witcher 3 - Devil By The Well: how to kill the noonwraith
There's just the one Contract to pick up in White Orchard, but it'll certainly give you a taste of what's coming up in the rest of the game.

Velen (No Man's Land) Contracts

The Witcher 3 - Jenny o' the Woods: how to kill the nightwraith
How to track down the spooky assailant and silence them for good.

The Witcher 3 - The Merry Widow
How to put a stop to the Mourntart madness.

The Witcher 3 - Missing Brother
Getting hassled by Harrisi? Here's how to wrap up this Contract quickly.

The Witcher 3 - Mysterious Tracks: how to bait and kill Howler
Our next Contract guide explains how to give Howler something to cry about.

The Witcher 3 - Mystery of the Byways Murders: how to kill Sarasti, the Ekimmara
Show Sarasti who's boss in the next challenging Contract.

The Witcher 3 - Patrol Gone Missing: how to kill the wyvern
How to track down this aerial menace and bring it crashing back down to earth.

The Witcher 3 - Shrieker
We'll show you how to silence this tyrant once and for all.

The Witcher 3 - Swamp Thing: how to kill Ignis Fatuus
Getting stuck into the fight with this murky monster.

The Witcher 3 - Woodland Beast
Bring down the beast and claim your well-earned reward with our next walkthrough.

Novigrad Contracts

The Witcher 3 - The Apiarian Phantom: how to kill the Wild Hunt Hound
Our walkthrough will help you teach that menace to bee-have.

The Witcher 3 - Lord of the Wood: how to kill Kernun, the Lord of the Wood
How to lay low the Lord of the Wood nice and fast.

The Witcher 3 - The White Lady: how to kill Luzi the Noonwraith, silver dagger
Let Luzi know who's boss in the next Contract.

The Witcher 3 - Doors Slamming Shut: how to kill Therazane the Earth Elemental
Show Therazane the door in this next challenging quest.

The Witcher 3 - An Elusive Thief
If the rewards for this Contract are eluding you, take a look through our step-by-step guide.

The Witcher 3 - The Oxenfurt Drunk
Our complete walkthrough for the next Novigrad Contract.

The Witcher 3 - The Creature from the Oxenfurt Forest
How to give Opinicus something to whine about.

The Witcher 3 - Deadly Delights: how to kill Lilith, the succubus
Our final walkthrough for the Novigrad set of Contracts.

Skellige Isles Contracts

The Witcher 3 - Dragon Contract: how to kill the forktail
How to finish up the first Contract in this region.

The Witcher 3 - Here Comes the Groom Contract
Our guide to tracking down and killing the malevolent Melusine.

The Witcher 3 - Missing Son: how to kill Morvudd
How to put a stop to the murderous Morvudd.

The Witcher 3 - Muire D'yaeblen Contract
A step-by-step guide to completing the Muire Dyaeblen Contract.

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