The Quartermaster at the Nilfgaardian Garrison crafts the Viper Silver Sword for me, which will come in handy when I fight the Griffin in White Orchard.
Geralt visits Amavet Fortress Ruins on his way to meet Dune Vildenvert and finds the Serpentine Steel Sword diagram. Afterwards he walks the battlefield with Dune, and his dog Hussar, to look for his missing brother Bastien.
Viper School Witcher Gear is an addition that crops up in certain places in the game – the standard weapons at the very beginning of the base game, and the armour and venomous weapons at specific points in Hearts of Stone.
Gaunter’s riddle challenge is strictly against the clock and there are various distractions put there along the way to slow you down, including a variety of spectre monsters.
Clearing out the bandit camp called “Devil’s Pit”, dressed in my new Viper Witcher armour. The armour is an enhanced version of the gear Geralt begins the game with.
Meeting some of the guests at the auction house. Geralt gets a tip from art snob Yaromir, and Countess Mignole discusses the art of “vedyminacia”.