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Throughout the The Witcher series, various monsters are sometimes mentioned only in passing and thus, without any other viable information to go on. This page is to help list them.


Amarok

In The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Amarok is named by Ciri as a possible monster Geralt could get a contract on if he moves to Kovir with Triss. While this insinuates they live in that kingdom, it's not clear if they can live in other areas of the continent.

Trivia

  • In Inuit religion, the amarok is an enormous wolf who haunts its preys alone at night.

Bumbakvetch

According The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's bestiary, the bumbakvetche is a rare cousin of fiends and chorts.

Corgowrath

The corgowrath is a type of specter. In Extreme Cosplay, Geralt initially suspects that the "spirit" that have caused a massacre in Doren Alma Estate could have been a corgowrath.

Leucrote

A leucrote is a creature mentioned by Febus Ravenga, who notes that Geralt slayed one in Cizmar. Nothing is known about them besides that they are man-eaters.

Trivia

  • In Pliny the Elder's bestiary, the leucrotta is the crossbreed between a crocotta (a hyena) and a lion. The leucrotta is a fearsome predator that is able to mimic a man's voice and lure people into a trap to devour them.

Lutin

In The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, when Geralt met the godling Johnny he originally speculated he could have been a lutin.

Trivia

  • The lutin is nocturnal house-holding spirit in French folklore, similar to a gnome.

Phooca

According to The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's bestiary, phooca are stronger cousins of the nekkers.

Trivia

  • The pùca is a shapeshifting fairy of Celtic folklore.

Puffbow

The puffbow is a creature mentioned by Geralt in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's secondary quest Novigrad, Closed City (Lussi, Fritz, Walter). Not much of this monster is known, except that it can haunts empty houses like wights.

Shishiga

In The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's bestiary, Shishiga is mentioned as a monster related to harpies and erynia.

Trivia

  • In Russian folklore, the shishigas, or leshenka, are female forest spirits that harass and bring bad luck to those who travel in their dominion.

Tsoob

The tsoob is a type of specter. In Extreme Cosplay, Geralt initially suspects that the "spirit" that have caused a massacre in Doren Alma Estate could have been a tsoob.

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