Contract #7: Patrol Gone Missing
You will get this contract while in Velen (No Man’s Land) and Novigrad. Visit the Nilfgaardian Central Army Camp in the very southeast of the World Map. Then inspect the Notice Board adjacent to the quartermaster’s tent.
- Locations: Nilfgaardian Central Army Camp, Abandoned Nilfgaardian Camp, Ghoul’s Nest Cave
- Characters: Quartermaster Eggebracht
- Go to the abandoned camp.
Now when you are in Nilfgaardian Central Army Camp in the very southeast of the World Map, go inside the Quartermaster tent and ask him for work and he requests you find the abandoned camp, across the lake, to the northwest of here.
- Search the area using your Witcher Senses
Abandoned Nilfgaardian Camp is on the northwest part of the lake use your witcher sense for clues, and you will located a campfire showing the soldiers left here in a hurry, footprints leading up into the woods. Follow them, until a smell overtakes your senses. Follow it, there are 4 of these piles to inspect, which take you in an elongated loop through the trees. You only need to find the scent clue to the poisoned corpse, all the clues are presented here.
Return and continue to follow the sets of footprints, up toward a confrontation with a bear. The nearby remains of a corpse seems to have been poisoned. Now continue along the path to the southeast, following the prints up and into a hillside devoid of trees.
- Kill the Wyvern
- Take a trophy
After slaying the Wyvern, collect the trophy and return to the Nilfgaardian camp.
- Return to the Nilfgaardian camp.
You can return to the to the Nilfgaardian camp, OR you can continue tracking another poisoned soldier and more footprints that lead down into a ravine, and a ghoul’s nest within a cavern tunnel. Report this to the quartermaster and collect your reward.
Contract #8: Phantom of the Trade Route
For this contract you need to visit a village of Benkelham and find refugee requests for help. Or you can find the abandoned wagon, meet the refugees in the cave OR destroy the wyvern nests.
- Locations: Benkelham OR Royal Wyvern’s Cave and Eyrie
- Characters: Refugee
- Find the missing caravan
- Exmaine the cart
In Benkelham, along the eastern side of Velen you will find the refugee sitting by a ruined cottage, speak to him for the contract. Now from Benkelham, go to the winding path downhill until you discover an upturned cart. Use Witcher Senses as you take in the scene of this crime to locate the evidence that somebody was bound, but quickly freed using a dull blade, somebody left footprints from a barrel of spilled wine and claw marks on a nearby rock. Someone was running quickly, panicked, and their footprints end suddenly.
Now follow the sense that leads you uphill to northeast.
- Follow the scent
- Explore the cav.
As you follow it, you will approach at a cave entrance. Go inside and you meet two luckless refugees hiding out in the cavern. After speaking with them, continue into the cave to find out the wyvern’s nest.
- Find the wyvern’s nest
- Destroy the wyvern’s nest
- Kill the royal wyvern
As you go more inside the cave, until you see light from an exit. Step into the light and slay 2 young wyverns. OR you can go up the hill to left or right of the cave entrance, and reach the eyrie without climbing up through the cave.
Destroy the nest with swift kicking. After that royal wyvern will appear, slay her and collect the trophy.
- Take a trophy from the royal wyvern
As you slay the royal wyvern 2 refugees appear, after vowing to tell tales of this day, they leave. Head down the hill to Benkelham and speak with the refugee to collect the reward.