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Name trivia[]

Geralt is not actually from Rivia; he made it up as it made him sound more trustworthy to his employers. Ironically, he was knighted Geralt of Rivia for fighting under Rivian banner during Battle for the Bridge on the Yaruga. Cement Plant 18:29, October 18, 2011 (UTC)

that's already covered in the article — Game widow (talk) 12:35, October 19, 2011 (UTC)


Gwynbleidd is also Welsh for "White Wolf" Also can be Bleidd Gwyn because Welsh grammar is wierd like that.

Geralt's knighthood[]

Removed this sentence:

His status is, in one example, acknowledged during the first Witcher game, when he is twice invited by Siegfried of Denesle to join the knightly Order of the Flaming Rose.

One needn't be a knight or a nobleman to join the Order of the Flaming Rose, it's open to anyone, as is told by Siegfried of Denesle the first time he invites Geralt to join.

Page is locked for major revisions[]

A major revision of this page would indeed be quite useful and I would appreciate if I could see the results.

However, it doesn't seem like it is coming. The page has been locked from editing for 3 months now. I suggest to release the lock, so other editors might do the necessary work, or at least give us some updates about when will the revision be finished. If it's still months away, I honestly think that it's taking unreasonably long and the lock also prevents other editors from finishing the necessary work more quickly. Onac Proudmoore (talk) 23:54, 30 December 2020 (UTC)

For real. It's been bugging me for ages that the page has a separate heading for the Netflix Geralt and yet the main page still has a picture of his Netflix version. FallShortOfTheTruth (talk) 06:46, 11 January 2021 (UTC)
^ and that's why it's locked. The admins have all agreed to use the Netflix version and have repeatedly explained why, and even added a note to the page to NOT change it unless given approval by the admins, but people continue to try and change it regardless. Mechemik (talk) 07:15, 11 January 2021 (UTC)
I am much more bothered by the fact that the first two books in the series are kind of covered on this page, but the other books are completely missing. It's a really strange mixture. Although since my original post, I have discovered that the same is true about Dandelion and Yennefer, but other minor characters' pages are fleshed out quite well and their whole stories from the books are here. It would be awesome to include the story from the books on all these pages, but with Geralt's page being locked, I don't think it's even worth starting it. I am quite amazed that you decided to lock it due to users changing a portrait when the article definitely has larger problems.Onac Proudmoore (talk) 02:11, 20 January 2021 (UTC)
Because if you check past edits, almost nobody was actually adding from the books to his page when it was unlocked. Instead, they were either changing/removing the infobox images, vandalizing the article, trying to add content that didn't belong/wasn't noteworthy (like saying he had a scar on his face to notes), or speculation (like trying to guess his height based on game models). The one who was adding in some of the books/comics is already a content mod here so he could edit regardless of the lock and the only one in the past 2 years who added major updates to the page. If you wish to flesh out the page more we can gladly discuss that with you about what can be done/use a draft page to check first, etc.. Mechemik (talk) 02:42, 20 January 2021 (UTC)
Thank you for explaining that. It's much more clearer what is going on. I am a bit surprised that nobody wanted to extend the article with the contents from the books. I only have at home books 1-4, so I'd gladly extend the article with the contents of those books. I can either create a Sandbox for myself, or you can create a Draft page (not sure how to create a draft), either one would work for me.
Also originally I posted here, because the main page says that the article is under major revision, and I didn't understand how a major revision can take 4 months. However, if I understand it well that's not the case. I have seen on other wikias a sign saying that a page is locked due to vandalism. That seems to be the accurate info based on your description, so I suggest to include this info on the main page, so other editors who might wander here don't get confused.Onac Proudmoore (talk) 11:27, 23 January 2021 (UTC)