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Cyrus Engelkind Hemmelfart

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Cyrus Engelkind Hemmelfart is the hierarch of Novigrad, a grizzled old man, noted racist and religious leader of the North. He was one of the negotiators of the peace treaty at the end of the Nilfgaard wars. He is the leader of Church of the Eternal Fire.

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Edit

During the quest Get Junior, Geralt can see him as one of spectators in the Arena. Although he does not offer a conversation. He is sometimes mentioned in conversations with other characters.

Later you can receive a portrait from two halflings and dwarf depicting Hemmelfart - which you can give to Dandelion. During the main quest No Place Like Home Geralt,Lambert and Eskel get drunk in Kaer Morhen and you can choose to use Yennefer's megascope, which will cause you to contact him.

Trivia Edit

  • His middle name Engelkind, means Angelchild in Dutch and German. Fitting for his position.
  • His last name, Hemmelfart, is an allusion to the German word Himmelfahrt and the Dutch word Hemelvaart, meaning Ascension in the Christian sense.
  • When he is contacted via megascope (described above), it is implied that he is using the toilet at the time. Why he would be in possession of a megascope is never addressed.
  • His portrait bears a striking resemblance to John Paul II, polish pope.

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