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Mercenary is a person who comes into an armed conflict for their own economic benefit: for money or other tangible benefits.

The Witcher books[edit | edit source]

Condottieri (singular condottiero and condottiere) are not just mercenaries, but the leaders of groups of professional military "Free Companies". In the Witcher saga, king Esterad Thyssen of Kovir and Poviss released some political prisoners formerly known as the "Sly cats" on the condition that they support the efforts to push back the Nilfgaardian invasion at the battles of Mayena and Brenna.

Famous condottieri and mercenaires[edit | edit source]

Free Companies[edit | edit source]

In The Witcher computer game[edit | edit source]

In the games the mercenaries are usually security units (instead of Rayla, the order mercenary) You can find them:

The known ones were:

Notes[edit | edit source]

The Torch Guardian has the same model, as the mercenaries.

In The Price of Neutrality premium module[edit | edit source]

In the module, there is a large gang of mercenaries led by Merton Bringgs to find Deidre. You can find them in their camp. Depending on Geralt's choices, all the members will die. Notable members were:

In the "Side Effects" premium module[edit | edit source]

In the module, there is a mercenary, Sergeant Orel in the Hairy bear and 2 single mercenaries near the sewers.

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

In the game you can find Crinfrid Reavers in the Foltest's army camp in the prologue and Adam Pangratt and his men in the Kaedweni one in Chapter II (Roche's path).