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The Witcher[]

"There is a mysterious boundary between the worlds of the dead and the living, one which is easier to cross for restless specters than for humans. To injure a spectral opponent, first anoint a blade with this oil. Only then will the weapon truly part the curtain dividing the worlds, thereby damaging the specter."

A blade coated with Specter oil causes increased damage to spectres.



  • If it is created by "experimenting" the recipe will be added to the Journal without the need to apply it to a sword first. You can still buy the recipe from Abigail even if you obtain it that way, but of course that will just be a waste of money.

The following merchants will buy this oil:

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings[]

Geralt begins the game with four of these. The formula can be bought from Anezka in Lobinden, from Felicia Cori in Vergen or from Master Myron at the Kaedweni camp. In Loc Muinne, the formula can be bought from The Incredible Lockhart, Marcus, or Felicia Cori.

Journal Entry[]

Witchers apply this grease to their blades before fighting ghosts, apparitions and all manner of damned phantasms. It is the most effective oil against foes of this type.
This oil is ineffective against humans and monsters other than wraiths.

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt[]

Specter oil is an oil in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt that adds +10% attack power against specters that is needed to craft enhanced specter oil.

Crafting Requirements Tw2 icon crafting.svg
Tw3 bear fat.png Bear fat × 1
Tw3 arenaria.png Arenaria × 4

There is no formula as Geralt already has the knowledge to make it at the beginning of the Prologue.

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