The Witcher season 2 has a release date, a trailer, and episode titles – here’s what they tell about this season’s storylines. Handful book series have achieved the same success as Andrzej Sapkowski’s The Witcher. After a movie and a Television show in Poland, an English version debuted in 2019 courtesy to Netflix. The streaming behemoth saw potential in its Witcher adaptation and ordered a second installment before the first was aired.
Unlike Sapkowski’s novels, Netflix’s The Witcher follows not just the main character but also two others who have narratives that take place in separate locations and times, with their trajectories convergent towards the season’s conclusion. There’s the title witcher, Geralt of Rivia, a strong sorceress, Yennefer of Vengerberg, and Ciri- Cintra’s crown Princess who’s discovering her own abilities. Albeit the coronavirus pandemic, Netflix has finally released an official trailer and release date for The Witcher season 2, as well as episode titles that disclose some plot elements.
Netflix has indeed made it a tradition to disclose the episode titles to a few of its most popular TV shows to build anticipation. Netflix has indeed made it a tradition to disclose the episode titles to a few of its most popular TV shows to build anticipation. The episode titles for The Witcher season 2 are much the same, and fans of the original literature will surely recognize several hints and revelations. Read on to know more.
Episode 1 – A Grain Of Truth
A Grain of Truth is a short narrative from The Last Wish that was hinted to be in The Witcher season 2 when Netflix Queue released the first page of the script. On the way, Geralt meets Nivellen, a man condemned to dwell in a monster’s skin, and a deadly bruxa. The Witcher season 2 will begin with the introduction of Nivellen and one of the bruxae, Vereena, portrayed by Kristofer Hivju and Agnes Bjorn, respectively.
Episode 2 – Kaer Morhen
Kaer Morhen is a significant setting in Geralt and Ciri’s storylines and will be essential in season 2. Kaer Morhen is the ancient keep where the School of the Wolf witchers were trained. These Witchers include Geralt and Vesemir. Those who regarded witchers as an abomination stormed the keep, killing most of the instructors and students, with Vesemir being the last known witcher to reside there. Having discovered Ciri, Geralt will take her to Kaer Morhen, where she will be taught by Eskel, Lambert, Con, and Vesemir, his fellow witchers (Kim Bodnia).
Episode 3 – What Is Lost
The title of Episode 3 is “What Is Lost”. The title is vague since it doesn’t necessarily relate to anything particular in The Witcher universe. In season 1, Yennefer vanished at the Battle of Sodden Hill. When she is discovered in season 2, she will now have lost all of it: her friends, her purpose, and Geralt. Ciri no longer has a family, home, or kingdom, but she is going to be meeting her new family at Kaer Morhen.
Episode 4 – Redanian Intelligence
“Redanian Intelligence” is a book-based episode that interacts with new characters in this season. In the book, Dandelion/Jaskier joined the Redanian Secret Services (RSS) to help Sigismund Dijkstra find out more about Geralt. Also, this episode may mark the triumphant return of the legendary bard, Dijkstra. Not to forget to mention, his catchy song.
Episode 5 – Turn Your Back
“Turn Your Back” seems to not have an apparent connection to the novels or characters. However, the episode’s logo may indirectly indicate who will be revealed in this episode. Season 2 of The Witcher will feature Codringher and Fenn. These characters are the ones who established the detective agency and law firm bearing their names. To locate Ciri’s ancestors, Geralt sent Codringher to find Rience, a mage charged with finding her. If Codringher’s findings are hazardous enough, he may betray Geralt. Or he could also persuade him to leave certain things behind for his and Ciri’s sake.
Episode 6 – Dear Friend
A letter Geralt once sent to Yennefer probably began with such an awkward sentence: “Dear Friend…” However, when Yennefer landed, she accepted Ciri as a disciple. In addition, she also taught her about sorcery, anarchy, and how to manage the latter, as described in the books. In this episode, Yennefer and Ciri may meet for the first time, forming a connection.
Episode 7 – Voleth Meir
Season 2 will include new characters including Violet, Ba’lian, and Voleth Meir. The figure is characterized as a “very old white-haired woman”. This, and “a demon who roams the land bargaining and preying on people’s deepest and darkest desires”. Voleth Meir also means “Deathless Mother” in elven. Moreover, the episode’s emblem is a skull, so keep an eye out for her.
Episode 8 – No Title Yet
With The Witcher season 2, there has to be some element of surprise remaining. In doing so, Netflix has chosen not to disclose a title or logo for the season’s concluding episodes. Everything that occurs in episode 8 is completely up to the interpretation of the audience. However, with all of the clues from the previous episodes and the influx of new characters this season, it’s a little difficult to anticipate how season 2 will conclude.