The Witcher 3: 10 Biggest Secrets & Hidden Locations You Need To Find
7. 'First Trials' Cave Near Kaer Morhen
Kaer Morhen is an easy area to overlook in The Witcher 3. It's a scenically situated mountain fortress where the witchers used to be trained, which you visit around halfway through the main quest-line (as well as in the game's prologue). When you go there, it's easy to see it as just a pretty stop-off point that exists just for the sake of the story, but there's a lot more to it than that. The witchers' old stomping ground is brimming with lore, excellent side-quests and several fascinating caves to explore. Among these is the cave to the northwest of Kaer Morhen, where the witchers used to perform the Trial of the Grasses (the often fatal process that mutates children into witchers). After you fight your way past a horde of nekkers, you reach a room at the end filled with equipment used for performing mutations, as well as a chest filled with some fantastic goodies. Given how bitterly Geralt speaks of the place when interacting with the objects around the room, it feels like the chest is just compensation for him having to go through the trauma of reminiscing about how he came to be a witcher. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dWA6yhPD_1s
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