The Witcher’s Season Finale Will Adapt The Battle Of Sodden: Here’s What We Know

Coral and Yennefer at the Battle of Sodden, as illustrated by Nastya Kulakovskaya

During the final leg of production, the Witcher crew converged at the ruins of Egri Var Masolata, where they filmed for four straight weeks. Much was discussed about the scenes filmed in these ruins during the filming period, and Redanian Intelligence was able to uncover many interesting details that led us to believe the filming there was for a very pivotal event from Andrzej Sapkowski’s Witcher saga: the Battle of Sodden. Read more for a recap of all the clues which appear to confirm the adaptation of this sequence, new pictures of the set where the battle will wage and our thoughts on how the show’s version could differ from the version described in the books.

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Redanian Intelligence Exclusive: An Inside Look at Two Sets Used in The Witcher’s First Season

The unit base tent at Gyarmatpuszta, Hungary

The last time @GoTlikeLocations was able to visit the set in Hungary, he brought us an inside look at the show’s filming of a Nilfgaardian siege. His next report gives a closer (and bloodier) look at The Witcher’s sets than we’ve ever seen before. Those concerned about the show’s production values following the Nilfgaardian armor debacle can rest easy – The Witcher will at least have beautiful set design. Read on for some exclusive photos from the sets near Gyarmatpuszta Hunting Lodge in Hungary.

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A closer look at Mahesh Jadu as Vilgefortz in Season One of The Witcher

Photo: Sergiusz Gieszczyk

Filming in the Polish Ogrodzieniec Castle lasted only one day back in April, but photos from the shoot continue to emerge for our viewing pleasure. In one of these photos we can see Mahesh Jadu as Vilgefortz in full costume thanks to photos from Janusz Marzecki and Sergiusz Gieszczyk!

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Missing Cast Round-up For The Witcher’s First Season

A picture taken during filming, involving many of the show’s cast members

The Witcher’s first season boasts a cast larger than most shows could hope for, with more than 80 confirmed cast members. However, several key roles that have presumably been filled are yet to be revealed. Read on for a round-up of characters in the first season whose actors remain unknown.

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The Witcher filming scenes this April with a surprising character at Tata Castle

Back in April, when filming was in full swing at the Polish Ogrodzieniec castle, another unit was busy at home in Hungary. The filming units, by the way, are called Monster Unit and Mutant Unit. For several days, one of these units filmed scenes at Tata Castle. It is currently unknown what was filmed, but perhaps the new information below may shed some light.

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Into the Forests of Brokilon: A possible look at Freya Allan as Ciri and more

Brokilon fan art, by Michał Rychtyk

The Witcher’s first season will mostly the cover the events described in the first two books of the series, Geralt’s short story collections. Though much information is already known about the season, there is one short story in particular whose adaption we know next to nothing about, a story named “The Sword of Destiny“. Set in the forests of Brokilon, this short story not only introduces the forest’s vicious strand of partizan dryads, but also serves as the introduction to a character whose importance is perhaps second only to Geralt: Princess Ciri. Read more for an inside look at the locations used for Brokilon, a low-res picture that appears to show Freya on location and also a peak at the show’s dryad costumes.

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