- Wild at Heart Location and Rewards
- Basic Information
- How to Unlock Wild at Heart
- Is Wild at Heart Missable or Failable?
- Wild at Heart Walkthrough
- Wild at Heart Choices and Best Choice
- Objective 3: Margrit’s Offer
- Objective 9: Margrit’s Fate
- Best Choice
- Do not Take Margrit’s Offer
- Protect Margrit from the Werewolf or Let the Werewolf have Margrit
- Wild at Heart Tips and Strategies
- Combat Strategies
- Wild at Heart is not worth doing
- The Witcher 3 Related Links
- All Secondary Quests
This is a guide to the quest titled Wild at Heart from The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. Read on to learn locations, rewards, best choices, best outcomes, as well as useful tips and strategy for completing this quest.
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Wild at Heart Location and Rewards
Quest Number – Region Velen Quest Location Blackbough Isolated Shack Previous Quest – Next Quest –
Gold Reward None Exp Reward None Item Reward None
How to Unlock Wild at Heart
Pick up and read the Notice Missing Wife on the Notice Boards around Velen.
Is Wild at Heart Missable or Failable?
You cannot miss or fail this quest even if you finish all the main quests in the game.
Wild at Heart Walkthrough
Objectives 1 Go to Niellen and speak with him. 2 Speak with the neighbors about Hanna. 3 Go to the quest location, kill the wolves and speak with Margrit. 4 Investigate the clues in the area using your Witcher Senses. 5 Follow the scent of the tuft of fur using your Witcher Senses. 6 Investigate inside and around the Isolated Hut using you Witcher Senses. 7 Enter the Werewolf’s lair under the Isolated Hut. 8 Defeat the Werewolf during night time. 9 Decide Margrit’s fate.
Wild at Heart Choices and Best Choice
Objective 3: Margrit’s Offer
After you kill the pack of wolves in the forest, Margrit will approach you and offer you a higher gold reward if you tell Niellen that Hanna had already died. If you agreed to Margrit’s offer, you will get 50 additional Crowns from Magrit before returning to Niellen.
Objective 9: Margrit’s Fate
After the first time you defeat the Werewolf, Margrit will suddenly appear in the cave and stop you from killing the Werewolf. In this conversation you will discover what really happened to Hanna and you will be given a choice to decide the fate of Margit.
If you pick the first option, Geralt will tell Margrit to run away and you will be forced to fight the Werewolf again with its remaining HP from the last fight.
If you pick the second option, Geralt will leave the Werewolf to kill Margrit and once Geralt goes outside the cave, the Werewolf will ask Geralt to kill him.
In both, options you can loot Niellen’s key from the Werewolf’s body and open his chest inside the Isolated hut.
Do not Take Margrit’s Offer
It is best to not take the offer to be able to get to the next decision.
Protect Margrit from the Werewolf or Let the Werewolf have Margrit
Killing the werewolf while protecting Margrit will give you more rewards. But if the player would like to skip the werewolf fight to save time, the second option will have the same rewards but without the werewolf ingredients.
Wild at Heart Tips and Strategies
- Coat your Steel Sword with Beast Oil to deal bonus damage to them.
- Cast the Aard, Igni, Yrden Signs to be able to deal with the multiple wolves and give yourself multiple openings to attack.
Wolf Weaknesses and Loot
- Coat your Silver Sword with Cursed Oil to deal bonus damage to them.
- Cast the Igni Sign to brun them and give yourself a big opening to attack.
- If they start regenerating throw a Devil’s Puffball Bomb to poison them and stop their regeneration.
- When you fight this werewolf, it will bring 3 wolves with it. You can deal with the wolves in the same way you deal with normal wolves but you must use your Silver Sword.
Werewolf Weaknesses and Loot
Wild at Heart is not worth doing
We do not recommend doing this quest. The benefits that you gain from this quest are not very useful for your progression in the game. Finishing this quest will be mainly for the sake of the game’s completion and to have more knowledge about the Witcher World.
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All Secondary Quests
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Northwest of the Silverton merchant 6 – Abandoned Sawmill Abandoned Sawmill 24 – Armed Assault Southeast of Rannvaig 15 – Call of the Wild Just east-southeast of Arinbjorn signpost N/A – Hidden Messages of the Nilfgaardian Kind West of the Crooked house Crippled Kate’s Gildorf sewers 8 – Crime and Punishment Peninsula east of Ancient Crypt Rogne 18 – Finders Keepers Small island north of Giants’ Toes Svorlag 24 – Brothers In Arms: Velen Velen 22 – Fists of Fury: Skellige The New Port Arinbjorn Harviken Northeast of Urialla Harbor 30 – Brothers In Arms: Novigrad Novigrad 22 – High Stakes Passiflora 26 – Brothers In Arms: Skellige Skellige 22 – Honor Among Thieves Whoreson Junior’s Casino Putrid Grove 9 – Brothers In Arms: Nilfgaard Royal Palace 22 – For Fame and Glory West of Larvik 15 – It Takes Three to Tango Kingfisher Inn 28 – From a Land Far, Far Away Island east of Redgill Ursten Widows’ Grotto 13 – Hard Times Road between Miners’ Camp and Blandare Kaer Trolde 21 – Iron Maiden Hill east of Harviken 19 – Master of the Arena Hov 14 – Peace Disturbed Cave southeast of Kaer Trolde Harbor and southwest of Rogne 25 – Shock Therapy Gedyneith 24 – Karmic Justice Between Tretogor Gate and Southern Gate N/A – Stranger in a Strange Land West of Sund 14 – The Cave of Dreams Inn at Arinbjorn Kaer Muire 14 – The Four Faces of Hemdall Eastern coast of Ard Skellig Islet southwest of Hindarsfjall Freya’s Temple N/A – The Heroes’ Pursuits: For the Goddess’ Glory Larvik Freya’s Garden N/A – The Heroes’ Pursuits: Kaer Trolde Rannvaig Kaer Trolde N/A – The Lord of Undvik Kaer Trolde Undvik 17 – The Path of Warriors Trail to Yngvar’s Fang Yngvar’s Fang 16 – Little Red Yantra 15 – Message from an Old Friend Books and Scrolls N/A – Novigrad Hospitality Roadside between Yantra and Sarrasin Grange 8 – The Sad Tale of the Grossbart Brothers Blandare Grotto 26 – Woe is Me Palisade N/A – Worthy of Trust Kaer Trolde Harbor North of Crossroads Fyresdal N/A – Greenhouse Effect – 27 – Novigrad, Closed City (II) Northwest of Hierarch Square N/A – Monster Slayer Lakeside Hut 26 – Trail of Echoes – N/A – Novigrad, Closed City Northwest of Hierarch Square 11 – Now or Never Novigrad 14 – Of Dairy and Darkness Novigrad 9 – Of Swords and Dumplings Aeramas’ Abandoned Manor 24 – Out On Your Arse! Hattori’s home The Golden Sturgeon 14 – Race: The Great Erasmus Vegelbud Memorial Derby Crippled Kate’s N/A – Racists of Novigrad Vegelbud Residence N/A – Reason of State Road north of Portside Gate Dye pits northeast of Tretogor Gate 30 – Redania’s Most Wanted Novigrad Docks St. Gregory’s Bridge The Butcher’s Yard theater 12 – Rough Neighborhood Est Tayiar 10 – Spooked Mare Just north of Shani’s Clinic Southeast of Western Gate 12 – Strangers in the Night Hut north-northwest of Crossroads signpost N/A – The Nithing Rannvaig 14 – Strumpet in Distress Between Eternal Fire Chapel and Vegelbud Residence N/A – Suspicious Shakedown Behind a house north of the Rosemary and Thyme N/A – The Dwarven Document Dilemma Farcorners 2 – The Flame of Hatred Street east of Hierarch Square N/A – The Gangs of Novigrad Cleaver’s Headquarters Whoreson Junior’s casino Whoreson Junior’s arena 9 – The Most Truest of Basilisks Road northeast of Novigrad Gate N/A – The Nobleman Statuette Novigrad 14 – The Price of Passage Oxenfurt N/A – The Soldier Statuette Caesar Bilzen’s house Triss’ hideout 14 – The Volunteer Oxenfurt White Eagle Fort 13 – Black Pearl The Golden Sturgeon North of Arinbjorn 13 – Gwent Quest: Collect ‘em All! Various places N/A – Following the Thread Novigrad Water mill near Arette Seven Cats Inn Faroe 11 – Gwent Quest: Old Pals Seven Cats Inn Temerian Partisan hideout Rosemary and Thyme The Nowhere Inn Kaer Morhen N/A – Coronation Kaer Trolde 18 – Never Trust Children The Bits Road between Arinbjorn and Sund N/A – A Frying Pan, Spick and Span Riverside northwest of White Orchard N/A – Faithful Friend Woesong Bridge 30 – Missing in Action Battlefield N/A – On Death’s Bed – 2 – Precious Cargo – N/A – Twisted Firestarter Willis’ forge White Orchard village N/A – A Dog’s Life Drudge 5 – A Favor for a Friend Keira Metz’s hut 6 – A Greedy God South of Wastrel Manor 7 – A Towerful of Mice Fyke Isle Oreton 6 – An Invitation from Keira Metz Keira Metz’s hut 6 – Bitter Harvest Battlefield south-southeast of the Border Post 9 – Blood Ties Nilfgaardian Army Group ‘Center’ Camp 12 – Caravan Attack Northwest of Marauders’ Bridge N/A – Ciri’s Room Crow’s Perch 5 – Deadly Crossing Troll Bridge Boatmakers’ Hut North of Lindenvale West of Dragonslayer’s Grotto N/A – Death By Fire West of Codgers’ Quarry 10 – Defender of the Faith East of Blackbough Duén Hen Along the road between Byways and Frischlow 10 – Face Me if You Dare! 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