The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings

Magic glyphs appears as a type of Runestone (the Witcher 2).

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Similar to runes, glyphs are applied to empty upgrade slots to permanently upgrade the Witcher's abilities.

  • Glyphs give a percentage bonus to specific sign intensity.
  • Can be obtained from crafting diagrams, blacksmiths, monster nests, and looting crates or chests.
  • Glyphs can be crafted with crafting diagrams in 4 stages:
    • 'Empty' Lesser Glyph -> Lesser Glyph -> Glyph -> Greater Glyph.

The Witcher 3 List

Lesser Glyph Image Glyph Image Greater Glyph Image
Lesser Glyph of Aard

2% Aard Sign intensity

Tw3 glyph aard lesser.png
Glyph of Aard

5% Aard Sign intensity

Tw3 glyph aard.png
Greater Glyph of Aard

10% Aard Sign intensity

Tw3 glyph aard greater.png
Lesser Glyph of Axii

2% Axii Sign intensity

Tw3 glyph axii lesser.png
Glyph of Axii

5% Axii Sign intensity

Tw3 glyph axii.png
Greater Glyph of Axii

10% Axii Sign intensity

Tw3 glyph axii greater.png
Lesser Glyph of Igni

2% Igni Sign intensity

Tw3 glyph igni lesser.png
Glyph of Igni

5% Igni Sign intensity

Tw3 glyph igni.png
Greater Glyph of Igni

10% Igni Sign intensity

Tw3 glyph igni greater.png
Lesser Glyph of Quen

2% Quen Sign intensity

Tw3 glyph quen lesser.png
Glyph of Quen

5% Quen Sign intensity

Tw3 glyph quen.png
Greater Glyph of Quen

10% Quen Sign intensity

Tw3 glyph quen greater.png
Lesser Glyph of Yrden

2% Yrden Sign intensity

Tw3 glyph yrden lesser.png
Glyph of Yrden

5% Yrden Sign intensity

Tw3 glyph yrden.png
Greater Glyph of Yrden

10% Yrden Sign intensity

Tw3 glyph yrden greater.png

Hearts of Stone expansion List

With the Hearts of Stone expansion, 4 new types of glyphs were added to the game.

Lesser Glyph Image Glyph Image Greater Glyph Image
Lesser Glyph of Binding

+2% Resistance to Bleeding

Tw3 glyph binding lesser.png
Glyph of Binding

+3% Resistance to Bleeding

Tw3 glyph binding.png
Greater Glyph of Binding

+5% Resistance to Bleeding

Tw3 glyph binding greater.png
Lesser Glyph of Mending

+1 Vitality regeneration

Tw3 glyph mending lesser.png
Glyph of Mending

+2 Vitality regeneration

Tw3 glyph mending.png
Greater Glyph of Mending

+3 Vitality regeneration

Tw3 glyph mending greater.png
Lesser Glyph of Reinforcement

+33% reduction in item durability loss

Tw3 glyph reinforcement lesser.png
Glyph of Reinforcement

+50% reduction in item durability loss

Tw3 glyph reinforcement.png
Greater Glyph of Reinforcement

+100% reduction in item durability loss

Tw3 glyph reinforcement greater.png
Lesser Glyph of Warding

+1% Resistance to elemental damage

Tw3 glyph warding lesser.png
Glyph of Warding

+2% Resistance to elemental damage

Tw3 glyph warding.png
Greater Glyph of Warding

+3% Resistance to elemental damage

Tw3 glyph warding greater.png
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