Fighting a level 24 Earth Elemental in my Manticore Witcher gear. Manticore gear is aimed at bomb-throwers and potion-makers. The armour itself shows various pouches for bombs and vials.
In the final part of the quest “The Tower Outta Nowheres” Geralt must fight an electrically-charged Earth Elemental, while Sigo Buntz tries to deactivate the tower’s defence system.
The challenge with the Therazane fight is trying to keep the wooden support structures from collapsing (because this has an impact on the game later). That is: if you give a shit about keeping contract-giver Kurt Dysart alive…
Monster Contracts are side quests in The Witcher 3 that you can take on for extra money and experience. You usually get Monster Contracts from notice boards.