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Father Knows Worst is a secondary quest in the Blood and Wine expansion.

Journal entry Edit

One day, while strolling through Beauclair's bustling streets, Geralt spotted a notice - someone was in need off [sic] an escort as they wished to penetrate a cave. The task seemed none too complicated or taxing, so the witcher concluded it would be unwise to let it pass.
Before speaking to the posters of the notice, Geralt set out to do a bit of reconnaissance. Yet he returned to them quickly to find out what the job was to entail. The brothers, trembling in fear, explained that their other brother, beset by monsters, was trapped in a nearby cave.
Geralt followed a trail of blood to find Hugo. Wounded by monsters, the man had sought shelter in the cave's depths.
If Geralt didn't already find the condenser and agrees to help:
Hugo begged Geralt to find a condenser, part of a complicated contraption his father had devised. Papa had cast this part into an underground lake.
As Geralt and Hugo were leaving the non-too-hospitable caverns, Hugo's two siblings, assisted by a handful of armed men, blocked their way. Fearing for his life, Hugo begged the witcher to teach his treacherous bastard brothers a lesson.
If Geralt says no one dies today:
Yet as we all know, Geralt has a strong aversion for unnecessary violence, so he turned Hugo down. This proved a wise decision - forced to discuss their differences, the three brothers settled their dispute and resolved to embark on an enterprise together.
If Geralt agrees to attack the brothers:
Deciding that he should see the matter through to the end, Geralt fulfilled Hugo's wish.

Objectives Edit

  • Talk to the men issuing the contract.
  • Find out what happened to the missing brother.
  • Defeat the kikimores.
  • Using your Witcher Senses, look for signs of Hugo.
  • Follow the trail.
  • Talk to Hugo.
  • Defeat your opponents. (only if Geralt agrees to attack the brothers)

Notes Edit

  • If Geralt doesn't attack the two brothers, all three brothers can be found at The Clever Clogs Tavern in southern Beauclair.
  • ^ Hugo is the only shopkeeper in the entire game which buys crossbow bolts. (Unsure if you can sell crossbow bolts here, prior to completing the quest)