Butcher of Blaviken

From Witcher Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
Icon disambig.svg This article is about one of Geralt's aliases. For the Witcher 2 achievement, see The Witcher 2 achievements. For the Witcher 3 achievement, see The Witcher 3 achievements. For the wine, see Butcher of Blaviken (wine).

The title Butcher of Blaviken is one of Geralt's aliases. Geralt gained the moniker after what transpired in the story The Lesser Evil.

Spoiler warning: Significant plot details follow.

In Blaviken, Geralt slew Renfri's bandits, as well as Renfri herself, in order to save the lives of innocent villagers. However, to the general populace, it looked like Geralt attacked them out of the blue as no one knew of Renfri's plans.

Significant plot details end here.

In The Witcher computer game[edit | edit source]

This title follows the amnesiac Geralt even during the game, especially in the Temple Quarter of Vizima. Overheard in the quarter:

A townswoman "The Butcher of Blaviken's in town. If you see him, run!!"

Also, if Geralt chooses to speak with the guards:

Guard "I know we needed a witcher to kill the sewer beast...but the Butcher of Blaviken?"
Geralt "What's the problem?"
Guard "I know who you are. The city guards are watching you. I'll hear of no humans being slain in this town."
Geralt "You'd hardly be the first to know."
Guard "Witty...What you want?"

In the conversation with Toruviel at the Scoia'tael command post, she mentions to Geralt that he is the Butcher of Blaviken and that he "plowed Renfri before [he] killed her".

In The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings[edit | edit source]

During the quest "Troll Trouble", Geralt can intimidate one of Dmitri's comrades, forcing him to reveal the current location of Dmitri by mentioning that he is the "Butcher of Blaviken".

Achievements[edit | edit source]

There is also one Steam/Xbox Achievement called "The Butcher of Blaviken", which the player can earn by killing 500 foes.