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Vergen Side of the Valley - Overview
This map deals with the various locations outside the city of Vergen (which has its own map). Any quests mentioned will be described in greater detail on their respective page.
1 - Gates of Vergen
The city of Vergen is a vast fortress carved from the mountains of Pontar Valley. The place has a lot of points of interest which are all located on a separate map.
2 - Elven woman
Outside the gates, behind the corner to the left, you'll find the elven woman Mottle that you saved in the first chapter (if you saved the elves in the tower, instead of chasing Loredo). She'll want to show you her gratitude and will lead you to her house. There you can spend an evening with her or refuse to do so. She also sells alchemy supplies.
3 - Burned village
This torched village is guarded by Scoia'tael from anyone who wishes to enter Vergen. It is also the home of succubus in the quest With Flickering Heart
4 - Vergen tunnels
You won't be able to access these tunnels until much later in the game during the quest Vergen Besieged
5 - Troll
Once you reach this area, you'll find a troll who has apparently seen Triss and even fell in love with her, causing his female troll companion to leave him. You'll find her during the quest Where is Triss Merigold?
6 - Quarry
This whole area called The Old Quarry is a home to many harpies. You'll need to destroy their nests during the quest The Harpy Contract
. There are four in total in the quarry.
Besides a lot of harpies, there's a new quest starter added here in the hut called Elthon. He gives the quest A Sackful of Fluff
which can be done in conjunction with harpy contract due to it requiring a lot of harpy feathers.
7 - Harpy's Lair
You'll have access to Harpy's lair much later, during the quest Hunting Magic
. Inside you'll also the remaining three nests for The Harpy Contract
. Harpy queen is also found inside for The Queen Harpy Contract
8 - Baltimore's chest
During the quest Baltimore's Nightmare
, you'll gain the key to open this chest. Otherwise it cannot be opened by any means.
9 - She-troll
You'll find she-troll fighting over here with Kaedweni mercenaries. You can then convince her to go back to her husband troll as he's falling apart from depression. Other than that, you can also convince Adam Pangratt, the leader of the mercenary group, to fight for Saskia, as returning to Henselt (crossing the mist) is a certain death.
10 - Shipwreck
Continued from first act, your search for another shipwreck leads you here. Looting the chest nearby, you'll start the quest Mystic River
and complete it at the same time.
11 - Scoia'tael bandits
This group of Scoia'tael will try to collect the bounty on your head. Apparently, Iorveth won't even hear about their shady business to take you alive. You can loot them afterwards for arrest warrant.
It is also hides an entrance to a cave in which you can find ostmurk, a rare species of moss for the potion which aids you in fighting the kayran (The Kayran: Ostmurk
12 - Magic crystal
This magic crystal will be required in the quest Hunting Magic
. It is heavily guarded by harpies.
13 - Dwarven catacombs
Visiting these catacombs is the area where the standard is located in the quest Death Symbolized
. It is also the location of a metal fragment during the quest With Flickering Heart
, if you wish to side with succubus.
14 - Baltimore's workshop
You may come across this dwarven building in your journeys, but it will be closed until you reach it during the quest Baltimore's Nightmare
M - Mist entrance
You shouldn't really enter the mist before doing quests. It is populated by a swarm of wraiths which deal over 300 damage and have a lot of health.
E - Circle of Endurance
Black club on a yellow shield - Grants +4 armor.
V - Circle of Vigor
Double-colored hexagon - Grants +2 vitality regeneration out of combat / + 1 vitality regeneration in combat and 300 duration.
S - Circle of Strength
Sword in a red frame - Grants + 20% melee damage
P - Circle of Power
Reversed blue triangle reminiscent of sign icons - Grants 0.2 sign intensity and 300 duration.