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This is a guide on how to beat the enemy Ghoul in the game The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. Read on to find out what loot Ghoul drops, what its weaknesses are, what level you should fight it at, and more.

Ghoul - Basic Information

Appearance and Type

Type Necrophages
Class Normal Monsters
Appearing in Witcher 3 Base Game

The Type of a Monster will determine what Oil it is weak against. For example, Monsters of the Necrophage Type will receive 10% extra damage from Swords coated in Necrophage oil.

Ghoul - Loot and Locations

Loot Dropped by Ghoul

Loot Item 1 Ghoul blood

Ghoul - Weaknesses and How to Fight

Weaknesses of Ghoul

Weakness 1 None
Recommended Sword Silver
Recommended Oil Necrophage Oil

How to Fight Ghouls

How to Fight

When fighting Ghouls especially when they are in a group is to check whether an Alghoul is present. An Alghoul's scream can enrage the Ghouls and make them significantly more aggressive attackers. The best way to deal with Ghouls is to use different means to make them stop retreating after a few sword strikes.

What Preparations to Make?

You should use your Silver Sword and coat it with Necrophage oil to deal bonus damage to them. Prepare bombs that can affect their movement like the Northern Wind Bomb or bombs that can damage enemies that are grouped together like the Grapeshot Bomb.

Special Sign Effects

  • Aard - If your Sign Intensity is high enough, this can knock them down and allow you to instant-kill them.
  • Igni - If your Sign Intensity is high enough, this can burn them to stop them from retreating after a few sword strikes.
  • Yrden - This can slow them down enough so you won't get swarmed by them.

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See the List of All Monsters

Types of Monsters
Beasts Cursed Ones Draconids
Elementa Humanoids Hybrids
Insectoids Necrophages Ogroids
Relicts Specters Vampires

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