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Witcher 1 Chap 2: I'm dying -- any tips?

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Finally trying to finish after 2 years but I get to the Inn and leave after losing some money gambling. Get attacked by a big jumping bat thing in the street. I keep trying to hit him and it flashes "Too fast" and he hits me for 25 and I get like 5 on him. So I die after a few minutes. Then I think I should get the wine for the guy and go to the basement and there are like 4 big Grivers or something and they knock me down and kill me. Also, when the bat thing was around, like 6 bandits wandered into the scene and started attacking me and the bat too.

It took me a while to get a handle on the combat before but now, I'm not even sure if I'm supposed to be fighting these guys yet or what I'm supposed to do. I'm level 10, I made some oils and stuff but I didn't think I needed them on every fight. Google is usually my friend but Witcher 2 stuff keeps coming up.
Edited by P3c4h2 - 5/28/11 at 8:11pm
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Try taking a swallow before the fights. Also what witcher style are you fighting with?
    
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Against the bat thing I tried Strong. In the basement I tried Fast but those Griver guys seem really tough. I only have 1 pt in Group now. I guess I need silver against all monsters and I chose that one. I found the wiki on the witcher page so looks like I'll have to study for a while but hard to avoid spoilers.
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Group is best against multiple enemies. Silver for monsters is correct. Do you have a swallow? The Aard sign can stun, or knockdown, multiple enemies and is really effective also. I assume you understand to click when you see the flaming sword icon?
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I was watching for the flaming sword but don't remember seeing it tonight! So I must be doing something dumb. I have like 5 swallow pots, I'll remember that. I did do some cool finishing move on a bandit but it was like accidental. So I'll def review combat and try again tomorrow.
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When the combat icon looks like this that is when you want to click to get the combos. Swallows are a life saver in tough situations and they are easy to make.


    
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post #7 of 7
Use silver strong style. Aard is very useful aginst theese types of creatures.

You've probably just forgotten the timing of combo chaining. Usually, you should be able to clear a group without messing your combo at all. Always wait for the flaming sword, also the sword's slashing sounds is probably confusing you so watch that.
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