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The Witcher: Everything You Should Know About Geralt?

“The Witcher” is one of the most successful and popular Netflix series in recent years. This Friday, December 17th, 2021, the second season will finally go online. In the main roles, we have Henry Cavill as Geralt von Riva aka Witcher, Anya Chalotra as the sorceress Yennefer von Vengerberg, Freya Allan as Princess Ciri, and many more. Here are some exciting facts about “The Witcher” that you should know.

Why Is Geralt Also Called The White Wolf?

He has long white hair and pale skin. When he wants to, his eyes turn yellow like a wolf’s. In addition, Geralt attended the Kaer Morhen witcher school. There he belonged to the Wolf’s House. This is also the symbol of his medallion that he has been wearing ever since. It is translated from an ancient language called Gwynbleidd – the white wolf (Gywn = white, Bleidd = wolf).

Why Does Geralt Have White Hair?

There is a reason Geralt’s hair is white. During his training and learning to do witchcraft, Geralt underwent several life-threatening experiments. He has also consumed some terrible potions. This led to one or the other mutation. Most would not have survived this, but Geralt would be among the strongest sorcerers with awe-inspiring skills. As a result of the mutations, the Witcher lost all pigmentation, his hair turned white, and his skin very pale.

Geralt Of Riva’s Great Love

In Season 1 of the Netflix series “The Witcher,” the powerful sorceress is Yennefer of Vengerberg, and the sorcerer, Geralt of Rivia, comes very close. The books show that Yennefer is Geralt’s great love. However, in The WitcherGames, Geralt doesn’t just have a lady on his mind. Triss Merigold, also a sorceress, also spends a hot night with the sorcerer. Will we see controversial sex scenes in “The Witcher” Season 2? Will Netflix takes its bearings from the books, or will “The Witcher” influence it ?-Games to be seen?

Does The Witcher Have Children?

Due to mutations during his training as a sorcerer, Geralt of Rivia cannot father children. The mutations led to sterilization in the Witcher. And the sorceress Yennefer von Vengerberg has the same fate. She has become sterile because of magic. This is the price all sorcerers have to pay to attain superhuman powers. However, the sterility of the two repeatedly led to severe arguments between them because Yennefer continuously tries to use magic to undo her sterility. But in vain, Geralt takes Ciri in, adopts the young girl, and loves her as if she were his daughter. And Yennefer also immediately takes her to heart. 

Alex Hoffman-Ellis
Alex joined The Current in 2019 and now works as one of the site’s main writers. Alex covers all Netflix movies and TV shows, but he specialises on anime and K-dramas. Currently resides in Great Britain.
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