Also known as White Raffard, the legendary sorcerer was also an alchemist who lived before the creation of the Brotherhood of Sorcerers. His history indicates that he made noble and beautiful things. However, those who delve a little deeper find that Raffard the White also ruled an entire country in secret. Raffard was vehemently against the formation of the Brotherhood, which would ultimately result in his demise. In the battle between the two forces, Raffard died along with his knowledge of the arcane arts.
Within the game, Raffard has been immortalized by a potion called White Raffard's Decoction.
The potion also returns in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt in three variants:
- There is a possibility that Raffard the White was loosely inspired by Saruman the White. Both carry a similar name and are powerful mages.