Looking to get more ability points? See the locations for all Places of Power here:
・Place of Power Locations
Trying to make more coin as quickly as possible? See our Money Making Guide!
・How to Make Money Fast
Want to know the best early game builds and skills to invest in? We've got you covered!
・Best Early Game Skills and Builds
This is a page on what is Enemy Upscaling in the game The Witcher 3. Read on to learn more information about enemy upscaling and how does it affect your the game.
List of Contents
Enemy Upscaling will automatically adjust the level of enemies you encounter higher and closer to your current level. Keep in mind that even turning it on and fighting enemies while you are underleveled will not downscale their level.
You can easily turn it on by pressing the Pause Button and going to Options and then Gameplay.
Turn on Enemy Upscaling if you want some challenge even at high level, or if you are trying to push your level higher. When Enemy Upscaling is turned off, you will lose XP gained if the gap between your level and the enemy's level is too high. Turning it on will guarantee that you will always get the maximum XP for every kill.
|Completing the Story|
|Controls and Techniques||Difficulty Level Differences|
|Does Dialogue Matter?||How to Fast Travel|
|Most Important Side Quests for the Story||Romance Guide|
|List of Endings and How to Get the Best Ending||What is Enemy Upscaling?|
|Things to Know Before Starting Witcher 3||What is New Game+?|
|Should You Simulate a Witcher 2 Save File?||Which Version to Buy?|
|Fighting Like a Pro|
|Combat Guide and Tips||Sign Tier List|
|Healing During Battle & Meditation||Is Repairing Weapons and Armor Worth It?|
|What are Adrenaline Points?||How to Fight on Horseback|
|How to Fight Underwater||What is Toxicity?|
|What are Mutations||What are Mutagens|
|Leveling Up & Getting Beefy|
|How to Level Up Fast||Place of Power Locations|
|Best Character Builds||Best Early Game Skills and Builds|
|Skills Ranking and Tier List||Top Five Best and Most Useful Skills|
|How to Get Magic Acorn||How to Reset Ability Points|
|Best Death March Build and Tips for Survival||Max Level and Level Cap for Geralt|
|Obtaining Weapons & Armor|
|Best Early Game Weapons and Armor||The Best Weapons, Armor and Equipment Sets|
|How to Upgrade Weapons and Armor||Most Rewarding Side Quests and Contracts|
|Witcher Gear Locations||Where to Find Blacksmiths and Armorers?|
|Which Trophy is the Best?||Best Crossbow and Bolts|
|Managing Money & Items|
|Managing Your Inventory||Best and Worst Items to Sell|
|Where to Sell Junk||Where to Find Ingredients and Crafting Materials|
|Should You Loot Everything?||How to Dismantle Items|
|How to Make Money Fast||Can You Cook Food?|
|What Items to Buy From Shops||-|
|Just for Fun|
|List of Hairstyles||Best Looking Armor for Geralt|
|How to Get Paintings||How to Win Horse Races|
Enemy upscaling can be detriment and will be needed to be turned off in some encounters. A good example is against Rats. For some reason rats become unkillable killing machines with upscaling on.
omg i missed this!!! stopped witcher cause i was plowing through late-game and it got boring :(((
The Like Feature
You can save a comment for later by giving it a Like.
As a member:Get access to several features!
Pokémon Sword and Shield Guide & Walkthrough Wiki
Fire Emblem Heroes (FEH) Guide & Walkthrough Wiki
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Guide & Walkthrough Wiki
Pokemon Mystery Dungeon DX Switch Guide & Walkthrough Wiki
The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening (Remake) Guide & Walkthrough Wiki
Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Switch) Wiki Guide
Resident Evil 3 Remake (RE3) Guide & Walkthrough Wiki
Epic Seven Guide & Walkthrough Wiki
FF7 Remake Guide & Walkthrough Wiki
If you want a similar game, try playing Kingdom Come Deliverance, it's first person and not as smooth but it gives me the same vibes as the Witcher but a lot more realistic and hardcore
The Witcher® is a trademark of CD PROJEKT S. A. The Witcher game © CD PROJEKT S. A. All rights reserved. The Witcher game is based on the prose of Andrzej Sapkowski. All other copyrights and trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
The copyrights of videos of games used in our content and other intellectual property rights belong to the provider of the game.
The contents we provide on this site were created personally by members of the Game8 editorial department.
We refuse the right to reuse or repost content taken without our permission such as data or images to other sites.