The Witcher 3 Quest Items Locations Guide – Maps, Books, Journals, Items

By   /   May 25, 2015

The guide provides a list of all items that you can find in The Witcher 3 quests.

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The Witcher 3 Quest Items Locations

Simply use Ctrl + F to find the quest and look for your desired item. I’ve also listed down uses of all items so that you don’t miss a thing:

An Elusive Thief

Short Letter
A key clue in a monster hunt

Devil by the Well

Ornate Bracelet
Used to summon the noonwraith

Yellowed Diary
Used to summon the noonwraith

Doors Slamming Shut

Amaverick of Sorano’s Journal
An important clue describing mage’s experiments

Journal from the Moldavie Residence
N/A

Jenny O’ the Woods

Assassin’s Knife
Found during nightwraith monster hunt

Letter Found in a Grave
Letter describing the girl’s complicated love life

Mysterious Tracks

Fiend Dung
Ingredient for lure

The Apiarian Phantom

Cellar Key
The key to cellar in the house under construction

Honeycomb
N/A

The Creature from Oxenfurt Forest

Mercenary Contract
Contract taken by the merceneries

The Merry Widow

Grave Hag Skull
Used to lure out monster

The Phantom of Eldberg

Letter to Lighthouse Keeper
Letter found in the light house

The White Lady

Silver Dagger
Used to lure out The White Lady

Woodland Beast

Letter of Safe Conduct
Used to gain free passage through the river

Squirrel Tail

Scoiatael Trophy
Proof that you killed the Scoiatael

Something Ends, Something Begins (II)

Dead Fish
You need to bring it with him to White Orchard tavern

Something Ends, Something Begins (III)

Jewel Case
Gems that Geralt needs to give to Master Blacksmith

Nilfgaardian’s Journal
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Nilfgaardian Report
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Nilfgaardian’s Journal
Contains information related to the game’s lore

A Poet Under Pressure

Pegasus Signet
Dandelion’s ring

A Princess in Distress

Letter to Pellar
Contains information related to the game’s lore

A Princess in Distress

Love Letter
Contains information related to the game’s lore

The Natural Obscurity of Curses
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Letter of Safe Conduct
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Bald Mountain

Bald Mountain Key
Key to the bottoms of Bald Mountain Dungeons

Defier’s Oren
Coin that Thekla wants Geralt to fetch

Magic Acorn
Used to gain a Skill Point

Battle Preparations

Letter from Yennefer to Emhyr Var Emreis
Geralt needs to bring this to emperor Emhyr var Emreis

Blood on the Battlefield

Bill of Exchange
Geralt gets it from Emhyrand

Broken Flowers

Dandelion’s Planner
Information regarding Dandelion women

Letter from a Female Admirer
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Letter from Frann
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Letter from Bohmil de Rabbe
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Ballads
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Letter to Dandelion
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Diplomatic Report
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Love Letter
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Child of the Elder Blood

Remarks Concerning the Death of Auberon
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Caranthir’s Progress
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Tales and Legends about Humans
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Count Reuven’s Treasure

Fragment of a Silver Cylinder
Bring it to Dijkstra during investigation

Silver Lid
Bring it to Dijkstra during investigation

Bottle of Wine
A bottle of wine that Dudu left for Ciri

Mysterious Note
Hint that tells Geralt to put wine bottle in a wine rack

Letter from Dudu
Explains why Dudu is in the hiding

Letter to Caleb Menge
Explains where Menge was meeting with a redanian spy

Menge’s Holy Tome
Needs to be placed by shrine of Eternal Fire

Disturbance

Triss’ Earring
Geralt needs to give them to Triss

Yennefer’s Notes
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Echoes of the Past

Broken Mask of Uroboros
Mask of Uroboros after it has been used

Family Matters

Talisman
Show it to the Pellar

Botchling Blood
Pellar can use it to perform the Blood Ritual

Cloth Doll
A doll that Baron made for his daughter

Incense
Geralt can use it to find shrine in Baron’s basement

A Prayer
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Letter to Tamara
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Mysterious Letter
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Nilfgaardian Demands
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Get Junior

Key to Whoreson Junior’s Estate
A key that opens Whoreson’s estate in Oxenfurt

Igor’s Key
A key to Igor’s chest in Whoreson’s underground arena

Certificate
Used to trick Whoreson’s arena guards into letting Geralt inside

Message from Igor
Hint that you should check the hidden room

Mysterious Letter
You needs to bring it to Dijkstra

Information from Sd
Contains information related to the game’s lore

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List of Debtors
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Income and Outlays
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Report
You need to bring it to Dijkstra

Balton Dubis’ Notes
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Whoreson Junior’s Letter to Radovid
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Hunting a Witch

Formula for a Pain-Relieving Heat Rub
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Recipe for Black Eyeliner
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Letter to Alexander
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Imperial Audience

Letter to Yennefer
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Kaer Morhen

Bedroom Key
A key to bedroom in Kaer Morhen tower

Ladies of the Wood

The Ladies of the Wood
Read this book to find crones village

New Admissions to Miss Marabella’s Shelter
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Lilac and Gooseberries

Crystal Skull
A crystal raven skull you can give to Yennefer later on

Yennefer’s Letter
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Unfinished Book
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Novigrad Dreaming

Rag Doll
You need to put it in the crib

Bundle of Burdock
You need to burn it in abandoned house

Drawing of a Crib
Hint that you need to put a doll in a crib

Drawing of an Oven
Hint that you need to find an owen in basement

Payback

Stable Key
Key to the stables in Novigrad

Pyres of Novigrad

Rose of Remembrance
You can talk to Triss about it

Leather Sack
Triss need them for her work

Magic Incense
Used to help Triss chase the rats out

The Battle of Kaer Morhen

The Wars of the North: Myths, Lies and Half-truths
Contains information related to the game’s lore

The Great Escape

Lever
You need to replace in ruins

Sewer Key
Key to Oxenfurt sewers

Cell Key
Key to cells in Oxenfurt prison

Trapped Mage’s Notes
Contains information related to the game’s lore

List of Prisoners
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Magic Trinket from Yennefer
Allows Yennefer to teleport into Oxenfurt prison

Discarded Letter
Contains information related to the game’s lore

The King is Dead – Long Live the King

Mead
Can be used to open secret passage in Ermion’s Laboratory

Cone
Can be put in statue’s hand

Skull
Can be put in statue’s hand

Yennefer’s Journal
Contains information related to the game’s lore

The Poisoned Source
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Tales of the Wild Hunt
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Ermion’s Correspondence
Contains information related to the game’s lore

The Corpse of Novigrad
Contains information related to the game’s lore

The Ladies of the Wood

Sealed Bottle
A Bottle that Geralt must fetch for Johnny

Crones’ Dagger
Dagger that you need to show to Downwarren’s ealdorman

The Nilfgaardian Connection

Hendrik’s Key
Used to open hatch in Agent Hendrik house

Hendrik’s Notes
Clues about Ciri’s whereabouts

Notes
Contains information related to the game’s lore

The Sunstone

Sunstone
Used to summon the Naglfar

The Whispering Hillock

Raven’s Feather
Used to release Spirit from the Tree

Ealdorman of Downwarren’s Ear
You can use it to bring it to the Crones as payment

Woman’s Remains
Bones that Geralt needs to find to perform the ritual

Through Time and Space

Ervyl’s Diary
Contains information related to the game’s lore

City Secretary’s Diary
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Anna’s Notes
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Traveler’s Notes
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Report
Contains information related to the game’s lore

To Bait a Forktail

Forktail Spinal Fluid
Bring it to Yennefer

Va Fail Elaine

Forktail Spinal Fluid
Bring it to Yennefer

Manticore Poison Gland
Bring it to Yennefer

Albino Bruxa Tongue
Bring it to Yennefer

Magic Firefly
Used to reach island of mists

Wandering in the Dark

Sage’s Notes
Contains information related to the game’s lore

After the White Frost
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Race: The Great Erasmus Vegelbud Memorial Derby

Message from Carlo Varese
Letter from Cleaver to you

An Invitation to the Memorial Derby
An advertising leaflet

Scavenger Hunt: Bear School Gear

The Knight Chalimir’s Letter
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Innkeep’s Notes
Contains information related to the game’s lore

The Ballad of Witcher Gerd
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Letter to Ingeborga Kalebsdotter
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Arrest Warrant for the Witcher Gerd
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Ballad of Torgeir the Red
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Chronicles of Clan Tuirseach
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Ibrahim Savi’s First Map
Starts Scavenger Hunt quest

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Ibrahim Savi’s Second Map
Starts Scavenger Hunt quest

Ibrahim Savi’s Third Map
Starts Scavenger Hunt quest

Ibrahim Savi’s Fourth Map
Starts Scavenger Hunt quest

Scavenger Hunt: Cat School Gear

Julia Kenyon’s Diary
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Professor Sigismund Gloger’s notes
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Prince Adrien’s Journal
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Mage’s Notes
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Laboratory Notebook
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Captain’s Log
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Invoice for a Golem
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Research Notes
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Mysterious Recipe
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Laboratory Key
Key required to open door to laboratory beneath Temple Island

Adalbert Kermith’s First Map
Starts Scavenger Hunt quest

Adalbert Kermith’s Second Map
Starts Scavenger Hunt quest

Adalbert Kermith’s Third Map
Starts Scavenger Hunt quest

Adalbert Kermith’s Fourth Map
Starts Scavenger Hunt quest

Scavenger Hunt: Griffin School Gear

Witcher George’s Confession
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Witcher George’s Journal
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Balstick’s Letter
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Aen n’og Mab Taedh’morc
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Dobromir’s Journal
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Crafting Notes
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Edwin Greloff’s First Map
Starts Scavenger Hunt quest

Edwin Greloff’s Second Map
Starts Scavenger Hunt quest

Edwin Greloff’s Third Map
Starts Scavenger Hunt quest

Edwin Greloff’s Fourth Map
Starts Scavenger Hunt quest

Scavenger Hunt: Viper School Gear

Interrogation Report
Starts Scavenger Hunt quest

Letter from Witcher Kolgrim of the Viper School
Starts Scavenger Hunt quest

A Dangerous Game

Ledger of Income and Outlays
Used to know about the next cards for Zoltan

A Dog’s Life

Dog Collar
N/A

Key
Key used to open the locker in abandon house

Druzus the Hermit’s Notes
N/A

A Favor for a Friend

Package for Keira
A Package that Keira Metz ordered

Missing Merchant’s Letter
Contains information related to the game’s lore

A Feast for Crows

Key
Used to open a chest kept in Clever’s men hideout

A Frying Pan, Spick and Span

Silver Monocle
N/A

Frying Pan
Frying pan that Geralt needs to bring back to The Old Lady

Burned Papers
Contains information related to the game’s lore

A Hallowed Horn

Holger Blackhand’s Horn
Horn inherited by Holger Blackhand

Journal of a Thief, Part I
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Journal of a Thief, Part II
Contains information related to the game’s lore

A Towerful of Mice

Anabelle’s Remains
You need to bring them to Graham

Potion Vial
A fluff item

The Mage Alexander’s Log, Part I
Contains information related to the game’s lore

The Mage Alexander’s Log, Part II
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Abandoned Sawmill

Sawmill Owner’s Notes
Explains the abandonded lumber mill story

Lumberjack’s Letter to His Wife
Explains the abandonded lumber mill story

Letter from a Druid
Letter describing part of the abandonded lumber mill story

An Invitation from Keira Metz

Letter from Keira
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Armed Assault

Lugos’ Letter
N/A

At the Mercy of Strangers

Letter from Toben
N/A

Bastion

Boy’s Remains
Used to put the spirits to rest

Berengar’s Blade

Berengar’s Notes
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Black Pearl

Black Pearl
A rare and black pearl

Blood Ties

Unsent Letter
N/A

Cabaret

Script
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Carnal Sins

Message from Hubert Rejk
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Concerned Citizen’s Sermon
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Concerned Citizen’s Sermon
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Concerned Citizen’s Sermon
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Concerned Citizen’s Sermon
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Concerned Citizen’s Sermon
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Letter from Hubert Rejk
Proves that Hubert Rejk was guilty of murders in Novigrad

Letter Found on Joris Aquinus’ Body
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Letter Found on the Woodcarver’s Body
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Murderer’s Note
Hints at another murder in Novigrad

Letter Found on a Murder Victim’s Body
Points you in the direction of the next murder

Nathaniel’s Sermon
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Ciri’s Room

Top
Geralt finds it in Ciri’s room

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Face Me if you Dare

To the most Beautiful Woman in the World
N/A

Fake Papers

Transit Pass
Used to gain passage across the river

Fall of the House Reardon

Dolores Reardon’s Diary
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Humbert Reardon’s Diary
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Loose Scraps of Paper
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Finders Keepers

Solid Skellige Sword
Sword found in stolen Brokvar shipment

Following the Thread

Letter Written on Elegant Stationery
Used to know about the wereabouts of Tauler

Orders from Hammond
Used to know about the wereabouts of Hammond

For the Advancement of Learning

Alexander’s Notes
Notes from Keira Metz

Free Spirit

Tristianna and Isador
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Religion and life
Contains information related to the game’s lore

The Curious Cases of Virtuous Vegga
Contains information related to the game’s lore

The Cult of Freya
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Change Your Life! A Handbook
Contains information related to the game’s lore

From a Land Far, Far Away

Stone Medallion
N/A

Captain’s Log
Captains logbook describing the route two ships

Journal
Explains the story of two ships

Letter Sealed with Impermeable Wax
Give it to the woman who speaks the other language

Funeral Pyres

Holy Oil
Used to burn corpses in Velen

Greenhouse Effect

Letter From The Resident Mage
Instructions on how to use the weather stones

Gwent: Old Friends

Roche’s Notes
Used to find other Gwent players

Gwent: Velen Players

The Baron’s Notes
Used to find other Gwent players

Hard Times

Letter to Yanne
Letter given to the smith in Kaer Trold smith

Hidden Messages of the Nilfgaardian Kind

Note Left by Spy
Note leading to the next drop off

Note Left by Spy
Note leading to the next drop off

Note Left by Spy
N/A

High Stakes

Letter from Cantarella
Contains information related to the game’s lore

In Wolf’s Clothing

Werewolf Meat
You can make Morkvarg eat it

Rotting Flesh
You can give it to Morkvarg

Cursed Fang
You can give it to Morkvarg

Padlock Key
Opens doors in Freya’s Garden

Morkvarg’s Journal
Proves lies of a quest members about Morkvarg

Iron Maiden

Horned Hoskuld’s Sword
An item that Jutta needs

King’s Gambit

Leftover Mead
You must bring it to Hjort

Letter to the Druid Artis
Proof that druid Arits was ordered to bring Vildkaars to the feast

Letter to Arnvald
Proof that Arnvald was instructed to poison the food

Last Rites

Wedding Ring
Ring given to Geralt by an old lady

Last Wish

Broken Seal
Part of seal used to bind djinni

Wolf Heart
Geralt needs to place them on altar

Elemental Empires
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Mystery of Mysteries
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Little Red

A Mother’s Letter
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Looters (III)

Stoneworker’s Notes
N/A

Lynch Mob

Letter from Nilfgaardian’s Wife
N/A

Magic Lamp

Eye of Nehaleni
Used to dispell any illusion

Master Armorer

High-quality Smithing Tools
You need to return it to Yoanna and Fergus

Archgriffin Acid Gland
You need to bring it to Yoanna

Message from an Old Friend

The Vampire’s Last Likeness
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Pungent Passion: a Life in Tyromancy
Contains information related to the game’s lore

The Many Adventures of Misbehaving Muriel
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Boils and Carbuncles and the Treatment Thereof
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Letter from “A”
Quest item contains a letter from Adelsberg

Monster Slayer

Old Letter
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Nithing

Skellige Shawl
Used to track the Herbalist down

Now or Never

Key
Component of a key

Key
Component of a key

Key
Component of a key

Crumpled Letter
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Witch Hunter’s Orders
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Eternal Fire Letter of Safe Conduct
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Hasty Note
Letter from Triss Merigold

Letter about Treasure
Letter from one partner in crime to two others

Warrant
Warrant of partners in crime

Of Dairy and Darkness

Lizard Figurine
Magic figurine used as portal key

Bull Figurine
Magic figurine used as portal key

Snake Figurine
Magic figurine used as portal key

Aeramas’ Notes
N/A

The Mage Aeramas’ Last Journal Entry
N/A

Peace Disturbed

Highwaymen’s Journal
N/A

Possession

Key to Cellar
Key to the cellar in Udalryk’s old house

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Brokvar
Sword that belonged to Udalryk’s family

Practicum in Advanced Alchemy

Distiller’s Letter
Contains instructions on how to prepare special alcohols

Distiller’s Log
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Precious Cargo

Locked Strongbox
You need to find it for the ambushed merchant

Reason of State

Vizimir II’s Ring
You need to bring it to Radovid

Redania’s Most Wanted

Polished Crystal
You can give it to Witch Hunters, King Radovid, Triss or Yennefer

Power Cell
Used to power-up portals

Power Cell
Used to power-up portals

Damaged Eyes
N/A

Agate
N/A

Letter to Philippa
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Return to Crookback Bog

Crones’ Doll
One of voodoo like doll from Crones basement

Taken as a Lass

Notes of a Pirate
Note for brother to know where she plans on heading to if she escapes

The Dwarven Document Dilemma

Title to Property
Give it to the Muggs

The Family Blade

Kuliu
You need to bring it back to Craite guard captain

Thief’s Journal
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Thief’s Journal
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Thief’s Journal
Contains information related to the game’s lore

The Lord of Undvik
Hornwall Horn
Used to scare sirens off

Nails
You need to bring them to Mad Jarl

The Noble Statuette

Jade Figurine
You need to give to Triss

The Path of Warriors

Trial of Dexterity Completion Token
You need to bring back to trial master

Path of Warriors Completion Token
You need to bring back to trial master

The Price of Honor

Chest Key
Key to a dowry chest of Agda

Letter from Agda’s Father to Timmon
Letter from Agda’s father to his son in law

The Tower Outta Nowheres

Gottfried’s Omni-opening Grimoire
Required to remove security measures from magical tower

The Truth is in the Stars

Dragonsroot
You need to bring it to the old oracle

The Volunteer

Paint
Geralt has to bring it to river troll

The Witcher’s Forge

Monstrum, or a Portrayal of Witchers: Volume 2
Location of the forge

Trial of Echoes

Trial of the Grasses Registry Tome
Contains information related to the game’s lore

Wild at Heart

Niellen’s Key
A key opening Niellen’s chest

Mysterious Notes
Diary of Niellen

Small Treasure Hunt

Spy’s Notes
Starts ‘Deserter Gold’ Small Treasure Hunt quest

Water-damaged Letter
Starts ‘Sunken Treasure’ Small Treasure Hunt quest

Letter
Starts ‘Coast of Wrecks’ Small Treasure Hunt quest

Crumpled Notes
Starts ‘Out of the Frying Pan, into the Fire’ Small Treasure Hunt quest

Letter
Starts ‘Hidden from the World’ Small Treasure Hunt quest

Smugglers Notes
Starts ‘Costly Mistake’ Small Treasure Hunt quest

Crumpled Letter
Starts ‘A Plea Ignored’ Small Treasure Hunt quest

Unsent Letter
Starts ‘An Unfortunate Turn of Events’ Small Treasure Hunt quest

Letter
Starts ‘The Things Men Do For Coin[el]’ Small Treasure Hunt quest

Bloodstained Document
Starts ‘Blood Gold’ Small Treasure Hunt quest

Unsent Letter
Starts ‘Dowry’ Small Treasure Hunt quest

Crumpled Notes
Starts ‘Battlefield Loot’ Small Treasure Hunt quest

Letter
Starts ‘Tough Luck’ Small Treasure Hunt quest

Nilfgaardian’s Notes
Starts ‘Lost Goods’ Small Treasure Hunt quest

Unsent Letter
Starts ‘Don’t Play With Gods’ Small Treasure Hunt quest

Marauder’s Notes
Starts ‘The Dead Have No Defense’ Small Treasure Hunt quest

Blood-smeared Notes
Starts ‘Sunken Chest’ Small Treasure Hunt quest

Cargo List
Starts ‘Nilfgaardian Treasure’ Small Treasure Hunt quest

Old, Yellowed Letter
Starts ‘Inheritance’ Small Treasure Hunt quest

Crumpled, Stained Letter
Starts ‘Hidden in the Depths’ Small Treasure Hunt quest

Itinerant Merchant’s Notes
Starts ‘Freya Be Praised!’ Small Treasure Hunt quest

Letter
Starts ‘Family Fortune’ Small Treasure Hunt quest

Unsent Letter
Starts ‘Pearls of the Coast’Small Treasure Hunt quest

Notes about Treasure
Starts ‘Ironsides’ Treasure’ Small Treasure Hunt quest

A Frustrated Warrior’s Notes
Starts ‘Unlucky’s Treasure’ Small Treasure Hunt quest

Traveler’s Notes
Starts ‘Precious Haul’ Small Treasure Hunt quest

Torn Piece of Paper
Starts ‘Shortcut’ Small Treasure Hunt quest

Note
Starts ‘Not Only Eagles Dare’ Small Treasure Hunt quest

Scrawled Notes
Starts ‘Dirty Funds’ Small Treasure Hunt quest

Blood-soaked Millitary Orders
Starts ‘Temerian Valuables’ Small Treasure Hunt quest

Old Key
Used to open treasure chests

Ruins, Hidden Treasure, You Know…

Mysterious Map
Map points out the location for the treasure

X Marks the Spot

Old Key
Used to open treasure chests

Mysterious Map
Map points out the location for the treasure