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The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt PlayStation 4 Cheats and Tips

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Potion of Clearance

You will be able to reset all your Skill points, including those you received from Place of Power locations if you purchase a Potion of Clearance from either of the two merchants who sell them.

Heart of Stone Expansion - White Orchard Side Quests

The side quests in White Orchard are very easy to complete. You will be given tasks like brewing a poition or finding a frying pan for an old women.

Free Ability Points

When you look at your world map you will notice plenty of question marks (?) scattered around, these are to indicate optional quests and encounters. Some of the question marks will also be Place of Power Stones which will allow you to earn free Ability points just by interacting with them. Ability points will improve your capabilities in combat.

Repair Weapons and Armour

Your weapons and armour will become less effective when they have low durability, when this happens you need to find a blacksmith to either repair, replace the item, or repair it yourself with a repair tool.


Read up on the monsters so you learn about their weaknesses and are able to apply the appropriate oil coatings to your sword to exploit said weaknesses.


If you are below full health you can replenish it by 'Meditation'. This is done by entering the right-most option on the 'Pause' menu and selecting which time of day to sleep until so that when you wake up your health will be fully recovered. Take advantage of this to keep yourself at full health during most of the game without having to use potions or eat food. This only works on the two lowest difficulties.

Easy Crowns - Sea Shells

The following trick will enable you to earn 1,000 Crowns per minute. At Hierarch Square in Novigrad purchase all the Shells and Sea Shells from the merchant and speak to him afterwards. Keep repeating the process until you have as many Shells and Sea Shells you can afford or carry. Then go to the armourer next to the merchant, dismantle the Shells to get the Pearls inside and keep selling them to him until he runs out of money. When the armourer has run out of money meditate for 5 days to allow the armourer time to get more Crowns then continue selling him more Pearls. Keep repeating the process until you have sold all the pearls. This trick can only be done during the day when merchants are present. It costs 8 Crowns to dismantle a Shell which results in a Pearl that can be sold for 109..

Enemy Shields

When you are confronted with enemies like humans who carry shields and are difficult to get behind the best way to dispose of them is to parry their blows and look for the opening.

Heart of Stone Expansion - Best Alchemy Build

Check out the video below to see how you build the best bombs, potions, and oils.

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Heart of Stone Expansion - Convert your Money

Check out the video below to see how you convert the foriegn cash you found in crates or looted bodies into Crowns. This is done in Novigrad (North of Velen) and visiting Vivaldi's Bank.

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A Glyph of Infusion is need to craft a Lesser Glyph and they can be found or purchased from merchants. You can also craft them yourself by purchasing a Glyph of Infusion Diagram. To create a Greater Glyph you must combine multiple Lesser Glyphs.


Lesser Glyph of Aard:

Increases Aard Sign Intensity by 2%.

Greater Glyph of Aard:

Increases Aard Sign Intensity by 10%.


Lesser Glyph of Axii:

Increases Axii Sign Intensity by 2%.

Greater Glyph of Axii:

Increases Axii Sign Intensity by 10%.


Lesser Glyph of Igni:

Increases Igni Sign Intensity by 2%.

Greater Glyph of Igni:

Avoid Blows

Make sure you learn and become proficient in the skill of parrying as it will not only allow you to avoid a blow from an enemy it will also briefly open them up to attack.


If you find yourself lost go to the quest log where a yellow circle on the map will indicate where you need to go.

Heart of Stone Expansion - Viper School Gear

You will be able to get the Viper School gear easily as ALL the pieces are in the 'Heart of Stone' expansion. You can either find diagrams of the pieces inside the treasure chests in the main storyline dungeons or buy them during the Open Sesame mission.


It is not necessary to carry your items around with you. If you place an item on the ground anywhere to your choosing the game will save it at the spot forever. You can return for it when you have decided what to do with it.

Easy Crowns - Cows

Just before you cross the Woesong Bridge to leave the town of Midscopse jump over the fence so you enter a grass pasture which has some cows grazng in it. Use fire magic instead of your sword to Kill the cows so you do not waste time having to chase them and then meditate for over 2 hours where you killed them. You can avoid waiting by pausing gameplay, selecting 'Meditation' and advancing the time by 2 hours. Doing this will make the cows respawn allowing you to kill them again, repeat the process so you accumulate plenty of cow hides and meat for healing which you can then take to the merchant who is near the road next to the cow pasture. If you speak to the merchant and then select the 'Other' tab from his shop's inventory you will be able to access the 'Cow Hide' option and be able t..

Horse Upgrades

Purchase the following items and equip them to Roach to gain the corresponding effect.


Costs 100 - Increases total Stamina by 20.

Enhanced Saddle:

Costs 125 - Increases total Stamina by 25.

Superior Saddle:

Costs 150 - Increases total Stamina by 30.

Mastercrafted Saddle:

Costs 175 - Increases total Stamina by 35.

Racing Saddle:

Costs 200 - Increases total Stamina by 40.

Enhanced Racing Saddle:

Costs 225 - Increases total Stamina by 45.

Superior Racing Saddle:

Costs 250 - Increases total Stamina by 50.

Mastercrafted Racing Saddle:

Costs 275 - Increases total Stamina by 55.



Wen you find yourself in a hoplelss situation where the chances are you are not going to survive you are better off placing a Yrden on the floor to slow the enemies and then running away as fast as possible. At least this way you can return for a second attempt when you are at full health.


On the first two difficulty settings you can 'meditate' to restore health, after that you will need to eat consumables to restore it.

Difficulty Setting

Lower the difficulty setting at the 'Settings' menu if you are struggling to progress.


The quickest and most effective way of dealing with bandits is to stun them with Axii and then perform a Strong Attack. Doing this will immediately kill the bandit with a finisher animation.

Fast Attack

The most dependable way to deal damage regardless of what build you go with is by using the 'Fast Attack' feature.

Gwent Cards

Complete the following tasks to unlock the corresponding Gwent Card.

Neutral Cards

Biting Frost:

Starting card.

Biting Frost:

Starting card.

Biting Frost:

Randomly awarded.

Clear Weather:

Starting card.

Clear Weather:

Starting card.

Clear Weather:

Randomly awarded after winning from the Crafter or Merchant.

Impenetrable Fog:

Randomly awarded.

Impenetrable Fog:

Starting card.

Impenetrable Fog:

Randomly awarded.

Torrential Rain:

Randomly awarded.

Torrential Rain:

Randomly awarded.

Torrential Rain:

Heart of Stone Expansion - 'From Ofier's Distant Shores' Side Quest

Try to do this side quest as early as possible as you will find many pieces of it in terms of story throughout the main quests.

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