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The New Game+ on Witcher 3 allows you to restart the game at the beginning of the story while retaining your abilities, gold, and equipment. However, items like Gwent Cards, Diagrams, Books, and Quest items will disappear as soon as you start the New Game+. Keep in mind that you are going to start all over, this means that you will also lose all of the Map Exploration, Beastiary, and Character Entries in your Glossary.
Also, if you are playing a New Game+. The difficulty of the enemies will slightly raise but will be a bit more rewarding for the player because of the better equipment drops. New Game+ also unlocks a new set of witcher gears with better stats and added the word
Legendary at the beginning of the name.
The New Game+ option will be available on the Main Menu if you were able to finish any of the three main story quest line (Base Game, Hearts of Stone, and Blood & Wine). After selecting the New Game+ option, you can choose which save file you are going to use to restart the whole game.
Starting a new game with Hearts of Stone Only will automatically disable the base game and start will force you to start from the Hearts of Stone DLC. You will start the game on the quest called Evil's Soft First Touches at Level 32 with 20,000 coins.
If you start a new game with Blood and Wine Only the base game will be automatically disabled and you will start the game on the first quest of Blood and Wine which is Envoys, Wineboys. Also, doing this will automatically unlock most of the Witcher Armor up to Mastercrafted rarity and push your level to 34 with 20,000 coins.
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|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|
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