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== {{tw1}} ==
 
== {{tw1}} ==
 
{{Infobox Item1
 
{{Infobox Item1
|image = Weapons Aerondight small.png
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|Image = Weapons Aerondight small.png
|type = [[The Witcher silver swords|Silver sword]]
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|Type = [[The Witcher silver swords|Silver sword]]
|effects = [[Damage]] '''+ 60%'''
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|Effects = [[Damage]] '''+ 60%'''
 
[[Attack]] '''+ 10%'''
 
[[Attack]] '''+ 10%'''
 
<br>Chance of critical effects:
 
<br>Chance of critical effects:
 
* [[Pain]] '''+ 50%'''
 
* [[Pain]] '''+ 50%'''
 
* [[Blinding]] '''+ 50%'''
 
* [[Blinding]] '''+ 50%'''
* [[Incineration (critical effects)|Incineration]] '''+ 50%'''
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* [[Incineration]] '''+ 50%'''
 
* [[Precise hit]] '''+ 50%'''
 
* [[Precise hit]] '''+ 50%'''
|source = [[Lady of the Lake (nymph)|Lady of the Lake]]}}
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|Source = [[Lady of the Lake (nymph)|Lady of the Lake]]}}'''Aerondight''' is a [[The Witcher silver swords|silver sword]] used in fighting [[The Witcher bestiary|monsters]], and is relatively ineffective against [[humans]]. It can be received only in Chapter IV and can neither be bought nor sold.
   
'''Aerondight''' is a [[The Witcher silver swords|silver sword]] used in fighting [[:Category:The Witcher bestiary|monsters]], and is relatively ineffective against [[humans]]. It can be received only in Chapter IV.
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In [[The Paths of Destiny]], according to a quest phase titled [[The Paths of Destiny|"The Sword"]], the blade is exceptional: ''"light, sharp as a razor, and fits the hand neatly"''. In the same entry, it is said that the blade ''"has a destiny of its own. Time will tell what that destiny is". ''
 
In [[The Paths of Destiny]], according to a quest phase titled [[The Paths of Destiny#The Sword|"The Sword"]], the blade is exceptional: ''"light, sharp as a razor, and fits the hand neatly"''. In the same entry, it is said that the blade ''"has a destiny of its own. Time will tell what that destiny is"''. Possibly referencing a sword with a similar name that was given to Lancelot by the Lady of the Lake in Arthurian legends.
 
 
''Can neither be bought nor sold''
 
   
 
[[File:People_Geralt_with_Lady.png|300px|Geralt being knighted by the Lady of the Lake]]
 
[[File:People_Geralt_with_Lady.png|300px|Geralt being knighted by the Lady of the Lake]]
   
 
[[Lady of the Lake (nymph)|Lady of the Lake]] knights [[Geralt of Rivia|Geralt]] after he fulfills her wishes, and gives him this blade along with the words: ''"Take this sword as a sign of my favor. Once the blade of a great warrior, it lay in the depths for ages, awaiting your arrival."''
 
[[Lady of the Lake (nymph)|Lady of the Lake]] knights [[Geralt of Rivia|Geralt]] after he fulfills her wishes, and gives him this blade along with the words: ''"Take this sword as a sign of my favor. Once the blade of a great warrior, it lay in the depths for ages, awaiting your arrival."''
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=={{tw2}}==
 
=={{tw2}}==
 
{{Infobox Item2
 
{{Infobox Item2
|name = Aerondight
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|Name = Aerondight
|image = File:Tw2_weapon_aerondight.png
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|Image = Tw2_weapon_aerondight.png
|caption = Silver sword
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|Caption = Silver sword
|category = {{magical}}
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|Category = {{magical}}
|type = [[The Witcher 2 silver swords|Silver sword]]
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|Type = [[The Witcher 2 silver swords|Silver sword]]
|damage = 11 – 18
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|Damage = 11 – 18
|effects = {{Bleed}} +5%
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|Effects = {{Bleed}} +5%
|runes = 3
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|Runes = 3
|source = Imported from the [[The Witcher (computer game)|original game]].
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|Source = Imported from {{Tw1}}.
|buy = 403
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|Buy = 403
|sell = 17
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|Sell = 17
|weight = 9
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|Weight = 9
}}
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}}'''Aerondight''' returns and can be [[Saved game import|imported]] into {{Tw2}}.
   
'''Aerondight''' returns and can be [[Saved game import|imported]] into {{Tw2}}.
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Geralt loses the sword while stabbing the [[Saesenthessis|Dragon]] with it during the prologue of the game.<ref>[http://forums.cdprojektred.com/forum/en/the-witcher-series/story-aa/the-witcher-3/7434510-aerondight-possible-to-import-from-a-witcher-2-save-game?p=7451930#post7451930 Geralt indeed loses Aerondight...]</ref>
   
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=== Bugs ===
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* In some cases it stays in the player's inventory
   
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== {{BaW}} ==
 
== {{BaW}} ==
{{Infobox Item3|image = Tw3_questitem_aerondight_ep2.png|tier = {{R Item}}|type = [[The Witcher 3 silver swords|Silver sword]]|source = Retrieved from [[Lady of the Lake (nymph)|Lady of the Lake]] at [[Lac Célavy]]|weight = 2.86|effects = Each blow generates charges which increase sword damage by 10%. Charges are lost over time or when receiving damage. A fully-charged sword always deals critical hit damage.
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{{Infobox Item3
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|Image = Tw3_questitem_aerondight_ep2.png
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|Tier = {{R Item}}
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|Type = [[The Witcher 3 silver swords|Silver sword]]
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|Source = Retrieved from [[Lady of the Lake (nymph)|Lady of the Lake]] at [[Lac Célavy]]
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|Weight = 2.86
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|Effects = Each blow generates charges which increase sword damage by 10%. Charges are lost over time or when receiving damage. A fully-charged sword always deals critical hit damage.<br>Killing a foe with a fully loaded sword will expend its charge to permanently increase the weapon's damage. Damage is increased by: 0 (to a maximum of 10 - increasing along with your character level).
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|Slots = 0
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|Damage = 522 – 638 (at L47){{DPSsilver}}
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|ID = Aerondight EP2
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}}'''Aerondight''' is a [[The Witcher 3 silver swords|silver sword]] can now be regained by completing the quest [[There Can Be Only One]].
   
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The secondary quest can only be started if you have completed quests which encompass all [[Lac Célavy|five of the chivalric virtues]]. If you have not completed a quest covering that value, you will be told which chivalric value you are missing.
Killing a foe with a fully loaded sword will expend its charge to permanently increase the weapon's damage. Damage is increased by: 0 (to a maximum of 10 - increasing along with your character level).|damage = 522 – 638 (at L47){{DPSsilver}}|ID = Aerondight EP2}}'''Aerondight''' can now be regained by completing the quest [[There Can Be Only One]] in the second expansion for {{Tw3}}.
 
 
The secondary quest can only be started if you have completed quests which encompass all [[Lac Célavy#Stones of Five Chivalric Virtues|five of the chivalric virtues]]. If you have not completed a quest covering that value, you will be told which chivalric value you are missing.
 
   
 
After Geralt completes the [[Hermit]]'s tasks and defeats him in a trial of combat, he'll disappear into the lake and reappear as the Lady of the Lake, who will then give Geralt Aerondight.
 
After Geralt completes the [[Hermit]]'s tasks and defeats him in a trial of combat, he'll disappear into the lake and reappear as the Lady of the Lake, who will then give Geralt Aerondight.
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The maximum limit of this bonus damage increases with every character level. If you have maxed out the allotted bonus damage and then kill an enemy while at 10 charges it will not lose the charge, and will keep its double bonus of 100% increased damage and 100% crit rate until you either take damage, the charge counts down or you gain a level to increase the bonus damage limit. If you can keep the bonus damage boost at or at least close to the maximum allowed for your current level as you level up, this sword's damage will usually surpass that of any silver sword you find or can buy at your current level up to and including Relic quality, even through a New Game +, and that isn't including its damage boosting charges.
 
The maximum limit of this bonus damage increases with every character level. If you have maxed out the allotted bonus damage and then kill an enemy while at 10 charges it will not lose the charge, and will keep its double bonus of 100% increased damage and 100% crit rate until you either take damage, the charge counts down or you gain a level to increase the bonus damage limit. If you can keep the bonus damage boost at or at least close to the maximum allowed for your current level as you level up, this sword's damage will usually surpass that of any silver sword you find or can buy at your current level up to and including Relic quality, even through a New Game +, and that isn't including its damage boosting charges.
   
=== Associated quest ===
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=== Associated Quest ===
 
* [[There Can Be Only One]]
 
* [[There Can Be Only One]]
   
==Gallery==
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== Videos ==
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<gallery position="center">
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File:Sword of Destiny Aerondight - The Witcher Lore
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</gallery>
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== Trivia ==
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*In the [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matter_of_Britain Matter of Britain], Arondight is the sword given by the Lady of the Lake to the hero [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lancelot Lancelot du Lac].
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== Gallery ==
 
<gallery>
 
<gallery>
 
Aerondight-silversword.jpg|appearance in ''The Witcher 3''
 
Aerondight-silversword.jpg|appearance in ''The Witcher 3''
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
   
[[cs:Aerondight]]
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== References ==
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<references />[[cs:Aerondight]]
 
[[de:Aerondight]]
 
[[de:Aerondight]]
 
[[fr:Aerondight]]
 
[[fr:Aerondight]]

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The Witcher

Aerondight is a silver sword used in fighting monsters, and is relatively ineffective against humans. It can be received only in Chapter IV and can neither be bought nor sold.

In The Paths of Destiny, according to a quest phase titled "The Sword", the blade is exceptional: "light, sharp as a razor, and fits the hand neatly". In the same entry, it is said that the blade "has a destiny of its own. Time will tell what that destiny is".

People Geralt with Lady

Lady of the Lake knights Geralt after he fulfills her wishes, and gives him this blade along with the words: "Take this sword as a sign of my favor. Once the blade of a great warrior, it lay in the depths for ages, awaiting your arrival."

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings

Aerondight returns and can be imported into The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings.

Geralt loses the sword while stabbing the Dragon with it during the prologue of the game.[1]

Bugs

  • In some cases it stays in the player's inventory

Blood and Wine expansion

Aerondight is a silver sword can now be regained by completing the quest There Can Be Only One.

The secondary quest can only be started if you have completed quests which encompass all five of the chivalric virtues. If you have not completed a quest covering that value, you will be told which chivalric value you are missing.

After Geralt completes the Hermit's tasks and defeats him in a trial of combat, he'll disappear into the lake and reappear as the Lady of the Lake, who will then give Geralt Aerondight.

This is one of the only known pieces of equipment whose strength grows with use, and therefore can remain useful throughout a vast number of levels and possibly even a New Game +. It starts out with no slots but can have up to 3 added to it, therefore allowing Runewords to be set into it. When you kill an enemy when it is fully charged its damage increases by 2.

The maximum limit of this bonus damage increases with every character level. If you have maxed out the allotted bonus damage and then kill an enemy while at 10 charges it will not lose the charge, and will keep its double bonus of 100% increased damage and 100% crit rate until you either take damage, the charge counts down or you gain a level to increase the bonus damage limit. If you can keep the bonus damage boost at or at least close to the maximum allowed for your current level as you level up, this sword's damage will usually surpass that of any silver sword you find or can buy at your current level up to and including Relic quality, even through a New Game +, and that isn't including its damage boosting charges.

Associated Quest

Videos

Trivia

Gallery

References

  1. Geralt indeed loses Aerondight...
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