The Witcher Part 2 landed on Netflix on Friday, December 17, expanding the franchise’s universe even further.
However, ahead of the new series of episodes of the fantasy series, the streaming platform released an animated series titled Wolf’s Nightmare, serves as a prequel to the live action show.
The film, directed by Kwang Il Han, follows Geralt of Rivia’s (Henry Cavill) mentor Vesemir, and charts how he became a Sorcerer and some of the challenges he faced during his years as a Sorcerer. First day as a monster hunter.
While the anime is clearly a precursor to The Witcher, it actually impacted the events of the show’s second season more than expected.
Here’s everything you need to know about connections between the two.
**Warning: This article contains spoilers for The Witcher Season 2 and The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf **
How Wolf’s Nightmare Collision The Witcher Season 2?
The Witcher Season 2 sees Geralt return to Kaer Morhen’s Witcher stronghold, where he reunites with Vesemir (Kim Bodnia) and his fellow monster hunters, and introduces them to princess Ciri (Freya Allan). ) his.
Of course, Vesemir is the obvious link between The Witcher and Wolf’s Nightmare, but this isn’t the link we’re talking about — no, that’s too easy.
Wolf’s Nightmare depicts an epic battle between the Witchers, the mage Tetra (Lara Pulver) and those with whom she fought monster hunters because they created the plague-causing monsters, The Continent.
The damage done to Kaer Morhen from the fight is seen in the live-action, with towers and ramparts breaking like in the animation.
During the movie’s battle, the lab where the Witcher was made mutants, as well as where the monster hunters created through the Grass Trial, were destroyed, meaning they couldn’t create them. any more Witcher.
This is a topic that comes up again in The Witcher Part 2, when Vesemir learns that Ciri is in possession of Elder Blood.
When Elder Blood is shed, it leaves flowers of feainnewedd awakening, which is how the Witcher discovered Ciri’s ancient blood, and the blood can be used to create the mutant needed to create many Witchers than.
Vesemir tells Ciri how her blood can help them build up their dwindling numbers and she immediately agrees to help, but only if she can be the first to be tested with the new mutant.
Geralt stops Vesemir and Ciri from following because of this, but it’s something that could play a role in future seasons of the Netflix series.
However, that’s not the only connection between the series and the anime, as the film ends with Vesemir taking Geralt and the rest of the children dubbed the Witches with him after the battle, become their mentor.
While Geralt is a character that viewers will recognize, the other children appearing in the film are considered adults in Season 2.
Another character who appears in both the film and the TV show is the elf Filavandrel, who is Vesemir’s friend in the series. Wolf’s Nightmare and a refugee in The Witcher.
The Witcher and The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf are now available to stream on Netflix globally.
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