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More than a thousand years before the world of The Witcher, seven outcasts in the elven world unite in a blood quest against an unstoppable power.
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- Netflix website

The Witcher: Blood Origin is a Netflix original limited series that serves as a prequel based on the Witcher series by Andrzej Sapkowski, who serves as a creative consultant on the show. It was announced on July 27, 2020 and premiered on Netflix on December 25, 2022 with 4 episodes. Declan de Barra served as the showrunner.[1]

Main cast[]

Supporting cast[]

  • Aidan O'Callaghan as Kareg[3]
  • Amy Murray as Fenrik[4]
  • Daniel Fathers as Osfar
  • Dylan Moran as Uthrok One-Nut
  • Ella Schrey-Yeats as Ithlinne
  • Joey Batey as Jaskier
  • Kerri Quinn as Aevenien
  • Mark Rowley as Alvitir
  • Minnie Driver as Seanchaí
  • Nathaniel Curtis as Brían[5]
  • Samuel Blenkin as Avallac'h


Episode Title Release Date
1 Of Ballads, Brawlers, and Bloodied Blades December 25, 2022
2 Of Dreams, Defiance, and Desperate Deeds December 25, 2022
3 Of Warriors, Wakes, and Wondrous Worlds December 25, 2022
4 Of Mages, Malice, and Monstrous Mayhem December 25, 2022


  • The Trailer uses a music cover of the song "Burn" performed (and co-written) by Ellie Goulding. In the trailer one can hear a version by Pitch Hammer Music (2021).




  1. Netflix Sets Prequel Series 'The Witcher: Blood Origin'
  2. Actress Jodie Turner-Smith, according to an article from May 18, 2021 on CBR, left the project and the role was recast.
  3. IMDB: Aidan O'Callaghan
  4. Netflix The Witcher twitter: Amy Murray
  5. Official character shots revealed by netflix