The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt is a sprawling open-world role-playing game with many choices to make along the way. At the beginning of the game, Geralt of Rivia goes in search of Ciri for Emhyr var Emreis. A now much older Geralt will travel between regions to find out what happened to Ciri and stop the Wild Hunt. There are multiple endings to the main story, but which Witcher 3 ending is canon? We hope to be able to answer this question for you here. Beware of spoilers!
What are the Witcher 3 endings?
The Witcher 3 has 36 different endings based on the choices you make during your playthrough. These endings change the outcome of the characters ruling Skellige and several other options. The main quest ending is Ciri’s solution and the overarching narrative. There are only three of these endings, they are:
- Ciri becomes a witch.
- Ciri becomes the empress.
- Ciri dies during the final battle.
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Which Witcher 3 ending is canon?
At the time of writing, CD Projekt Red has not confirmed which of the three endings is considered canon. After the events of the main game and the Blood and Wine expansion, Geralt’s story seems to have come to an end, and CD Projekt Red has yet to continue the timeline. However, that is likely Ciri becomes a witch counts as cannon end.
CD Projekt Red has announced The Witcher 4 and a new trilogy is in the works. It’s unclear what the story or who the main character of this new trilogy will be; However, the promotional image shows a Cat Witcher medallion. Ciri wears a cat medallion in The Witcher 3 and The Lady of the Lake, the last witchcraft novel by Andrzej Sapkowski.
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