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Geralt of Rivia
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Geralt of Rivia

The witcher Geralt arrives in the New World. The Commission asks him to investigate a mysterious occurrence.
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Creature from Another World
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Creature from Another World

The strange incidents in the Ancient Forest are being caused by a Leshen, a creature that controls everything within its domain.
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Ending: Mystery Resolved
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Ending: Mystery Resolved

Geralt defeats the Leshen and leaves you the Hunter Runestone before departing Astera. But one small mystery remains...
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Physiology

Elements / Ailments

Fire
⭐⭐⭐
Strong!
Water
❌
Thunder
⭐⭐
Ice
⭐
Dragon
⭐⭐
Poison
⭐⭐⭐
Strong!
Sleep
❌
Paralysis
⭐⭐
Blast
⭐⭐
Stun
⭐

Weak Points

Name
Cut
Blunt
Ammo
Head
Cut
⭐⭐⭐
Strong!
Blunt
⭐⭐⭐
Strong!
Ammo
⭐⭐⭐
Strong!

Breakable Parts

Body
Head
x2
x2
Legs

Causes

Bleeding

Ecology

Characteristics

Dwelling deep inside the forest, these creatures use their innate magic to control all flora and fauna within their territory.

Useful Info

Revoltures and Jagras controlled by a leshen are tough to approach, but the Igni Sign very useful in fending off the leshens's lashing roots.

Known Habitats

World Areas:
Ancient Forest

Comments

Typical Monsters
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Same Weakness
  • Fire
  • Poison
    • Barroth
    • Coral Pukei-Pukei
    • Dodogama
    • Ebony Odogaron
    • Great Jagras
    • Kushala Daora
    • Lavasioth
    • Legiana
    • Namielle
    • Safi'jiiva
    • Savage Deviljho
    • Shrieking Legiana
    • Tobi-Kadachi
    • Uragaan
    • Xeno'jiiva
Related Monsters
  • An old leshen that arrived through a portal to assume control over the Ancient Forest. Sometimes revered as an indigenous deity.
  • A bird wyvern known to possess poisonous toxins in its body. It's been spotted storing scatternuts in its mouth or tail, coating them with poison and spitting them out at threats.