The denouement to the quest The Warble of a Smitten Knight is activated if you’re passing by Beauclair Palace towards the end of Blood and Wine.
There are quite a few quests in The Witcher 3. In fact: there are 309 in total. These are my top 30 favourites.
This concluding part of the quest “The Warble of a Smitten Knight” contains spoilers.
Yes, the quest “The Warble of a Smitten Knight” is a long one, but it’s also a fun one.
This duel – on horseback, with swords – is an optional part of the quest “The Warble of a Smitten Knight”. If you do it, though, it counts as ‘proof of honour’ for the quest “There Can Be Only One”, so it’s worth doing – unless you’ve already proven your honour elsewhere.
The horse race segment of the quest “The Warble of a Smitten Knight”. In this Geralt must complete the course without running out of time, and to do that he must hit dummies with his sword and targets with a crossbow, for time extensions.
A short scene where Geralt investigates Lady Vivienne’s tent at the Tourney Grounds. Is she cursed? Or a monster? The plot thickens…
The first part of the quest “The Warble of a Smitten Knight” sees Geralt play a quick game of Gwent, then participate in a target shooting contest.
Shaelmaar are gigantic, earth-burrowing creatures that are blind and respond to sound (not unlike moles), so I try using Aard on a nearby wall to make it roll towards me and knock itself out.
Few DLCs have such a dramatic opening sequence, and fighting Golyat the giant in Blood and Wine is an adrenaline rush from start to finish.