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Loc Muinne - Overview
Act III isn't as big as the last two acts, which means that all the points of interest can fit on a single map. Any quests mentioned are explained in greater detail on their personal page.
1 - Starting location
This is the location where you start the act. Iorveth will tell you about the meeting that takes place in Loc Muinne and that you should hurry over there. The quest that starts main story is For a Higher Cause!
2 - Double arachas, Deithwen
In this ravine you'll find two arachas. After defeating them with Yrden and strong attacks, loot the nearby chests and corpses for some extra treasures. You'll also find a legendary sword called Deithwen
3 - Order of the Flaming Rose camp
On Radovid's request, Order of the Flaming Rose was rebuilt in Redania and is now a part of Redania's military force. Their camp is stationed here, but unfortunately there's not a lot you can do about them. They will express their hate towards you for killing the grand master in the first game and possibly Siegfried.
4 - Training dummies
Destroying ten target dummies will grant you an ability called Experienced
which increases experience gained by 10%. There are total four training dummies here: two in Order of the Flaming Rose camp and two in Temerian quarters. There were more in the prologue and Act I.
5 - Loc Muinne entrance
The entrance to the magnificent elven city Loc Muinne.
6 - Temerian quarter
In this quarter, Temerian armed forces will be stationed along with Constable John Natalis. He's the current most powerful baron in Temeria. You can ask him a few questions about the current state of the country.
7 - Incredible Lockhart
Incredible Lockhart is a mage who wants to give up on his profession. He also serves as a merchant of various formulae, materials and alchemy supplies. Nowadays he earns his riches by playing dice poker and claims to have a lifelong winning streak. He can be played during the quest Poker Face: Loc Muinne
8 - Felicia Cori
Felicia Cori, an alchemist and a coiffeur from Vergen, found her way to Loc Muinne and opened a store. She sells alchemy supplies, along with several diagrams and formulae. You can also play dice poker with her, but it's not quest related.
9 - Marcus & Mighty Numa
The ultimate champion in arm wrestling and circus champion, The Mighty Numa is holding a contest in this part of the ruins. Whoever beats him gets the prize in gold. Unfortunately, he cheats and the witcher will find that out in the quest Bring it On: Luc Muinne
10 - Bras of Ban Ard
Bras of Ban Ard is a very important character in obtaining the best possible gear in the game. He put up a prize for defeating the gargoyles (The Gargoyle Contract
) and he's also an expert in wizard cryptography, as he can easily decipher Malget's notes (From a Bygone Era
) and ancient manuscript (An Encrypted Manuscript
11 - Notice board
As with every notice board, this one's bound to have a contract on it - this time it's The Gargoyle Contract
. Besides that, there's the arm wrestling challenge of Mighty Numa. the undisputable champion in the sport.
12 - Inn
Inn is being run by Dalum the innkeeper who also doubles as a food merchant. During your visit, you'll also find Zyvik inside, who'll comment on the Kaedweni's role in the peace summit and the general state of the place. The storage chest is located inside.
13 - Bounty hunters
Just like in every act, you'll meet a bounty hunters' party in here. A nilfgaardian mage along with four soldiers will attack you. Dispose of them and you loot them for some minor items and an arrest warrant.
14 - Vran sentry
This place in the sewers is the location of the wisp sentry for the quest From a Bygone Era
. He'll be asking for a password which is a sequence of weird letters. Consult the quest page for detailed info.
15 - Hidden treasures and two bullvores
Continuation on the previous acts, the hidden treasury of the ships which you visited previously is located right here. Assuming you got the key from the second act, you can loot the hidden chest and acquire pattern for the best in game armor, Vran Armor. More info in the quest Mystic River
16 - Dice poker players
Dice is a vice which knows no boundaries. Even here, you'll find a bunch of dice poker players. The quest Poker Face: Loc Muinne
starts over here.
17 - Gargoyle areas
These areas are the objectives of the quest The Gargoyle Contract
. More information on how to deactivate the runes is found on the quest's page.
18 - Amphitheatre
This is the place where the peace talks will be held. You'll get to see it during the main quest A Summit of Mages
19 - Nilfgaardian quarters
Nilfgaardian quarters are only accessible during Where is Triss Merigold?
20 - Kaedweni quarters
You won't be visiting this part of Loc Muinne in this playthrough.
21 - Aryan La Valette
If you spared him in the prologue, Aryan will be here. He'll tell you how he survived the great fire in the castle of the La Valettes and about the current situation in Temeria.
22 - Bearded elf
A circus party came here, but sadly they won't be earning a lot of coin as no one seems interested, so they resorted to selling food. For a certain price (around 250 orens) you can see an elf woman grow beard. Thankfully it's a magician's trick and not a freak of nature.
23 - Redanian quarters
You won't directly visit the quarters, but you'll be seeing the dungeons during For a Higher Cause!
24 - Philippa Eilhart's house
This house is accessible only during The Spellbreaker
and either of the follow-up quests. There's not much to be found there, only a dragon scale useful for creating Zerrikanterment sword.
25 - Secret entrance into the city
This is the place from where you and Iorveth will enter Loc Muinne.
E - Circle of Endurance
Black club on a yellow shield - Grants +4 armor.
S - Circle of Strength
Sword in a red frame - Grants +20% melee damage.
L - Circle of Life
Red cross - Grants +2 vitality regeneration out of combat / + 1 vitality regeneration in combat.
A - Sewer Entrance