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Main quest
"Destination: Skellige"
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Main quest
Suggested level
250 XP earned based on the Story and Swords! difficulty level
Imperial Audience

Destination: Skellige is one of the main quests available in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. After speaking with Yennefer, Geralt learns that Ciri might be in the Skellige Isles and so undertakes to go there and search for her.

Journal entry[]

The search for Ciri had taken Yennefer to the wind-swept Skellige Isles - that is to say, lest your mind fill with visions of our elegant sorceress shivering on some barren rock - it had taken her to a suite of comfortable rooms near Kaer Trolde Castle on the isle of Ard Skellig. Geralt was to join her there and thus set off to the port in Novigrad, where he hoped to find a captain bold enough to brave the pirate-infested waters en route.
After much searching, Geralt found just such a man. A certain Captain Wolverstone had agreed to sail to Skellige. Whether he was abnormally brave or abnormally stupid is unknown – the vodka he gulped in buckets could have enhanced either quality. We can also hope it helped sooth his nerves when, to no one's surprise, pirates attacked the ship off the archipelago's shores. Geralt was thrown overboard during the tussle, and awoke face-down in the Skellige sand.
Geralt recovered from his tumultuous landing and eventually reached Kaer Trolde castle – home to Crach, jarl of Clan an Craite. There he discovered all the notables of Skellige had gathered to bury King Bran, who had breathed his last a few days prior. In attendance as well: Yennefer.


  • Find a boat headed to Skellige. (100 XP earned based on the Story and Swords! difficulty level)
  • Sail to Skellige with Captain Wolverstone.
  • Defeat the pirates.
  • Go to the port near Kaer Trolde.


  • Should Geralt stumble into Captain Wolverstone at The Golden Sturgeon and pay the 1000 crown(s), but does not directly make for Skellige: the map will keep showing the locations of the three ships in the harbor permanently. One way to avoid the bug is to select the quest, and actually visit the ships prior to talking to Captain Wolverstone.