Difficulty levels in The Witcher series affect the degree of challenge each game features.
There are four levels of difficulty:
- Just the Story! – Enjoy a Smooth Ride Through the World (Easy)
- Story and Swords! – You're Happy to be Challenged (Normal), players earn the default number of XP for tasks
- Blood and Broken Bones! – You're a Seasoned, Demanding Gamer (Hard), players earn 90% of the default number of XP for tasks
- Death March! – You're Truly Insane and Loving It (Very Hard)