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This page lists the available oils in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.

To increase the effectiveness of blades, a witcher can coat them with special oils he creates. These are tailored to damage specific types of foes. Oils that assist against humans or animals should be applied to steel swords, while any monster-specific oils are applied to your silver swords. There are as many oils as there are families of monsters, and so it falls to a witcher to be prepared for these eventualities.

Crafting oils in Wild Hunt is done through the alchemy menu while out of combat, but they can be applied to weapons at any time. Similar to potions, once an oil is crafted, it remains in your inventory. You can find formulae for improved versions of oils, requiring the previous level of the oil and new ingredients. This again follows the standard, enhanced, and superior quality scheme used by potions.

Oils do not last indefinitely. Each successful strike on an enemy rubs some of the oil off the blade until eventually there is none left and the effect is no longer applied to the foe. You can reapply the oil by going into your inventory once again, as long as you have not discarded it.

List of oils Edit

Image Name Ingredients Effect(s) Charges
Tw3 oil beast Beast oil 1 × Dog tallow
1 × Wolf's liver
10% Attack power versus Beasts 20
Tw3 oil cursed Cursed oil 1 × Dog tallow
4 × Wolfsbane
10% Attack power versus Cursed Ones 20
Tw3 oil draconid Draconid oil 1 × Dog tallow
4 × Ergot seeds
10% Attack power versus Draconids 20
Tw3 oil elementa Elementa oil 1 × Dog tallow
4 × Puffball
10% Attack power versus Elementa 20
Tw3 oil hanged mans venom enhanced Enhanced Hanged Man's Venom 1 × Bear fat
1 × Hanged Man's Venom
1 × Han fiber
1 × Nekker eye
1 × Fool's parsley leaves
1 × Arenaria
1 × Mandrake root
25% Attack power versus humans and nonhumans 40
Tw3 oil beast enhanced Enhanced beast oil 5 × Bear fat
1 × Beast oil
1 × Bear hide
1 × Celandine
1 × Puffball
1 × Bison grass
25% Attack power versus Beasts 40
Tw3 oil cursed enhanced Enhanced cursed oil 1 × Bear fat
1 × Cursed oil
1 × Ekimmara hide
1 × Puffball
1 × Wolfsbane
1 × Balisse fruit
1 × Wolf's liver
25% Attack power versus Cursed Ones 40
Tw3 oil draconid enhanced Enhanced draconid oil 1 × Bear fat
1 × Draconid oil
1 × Cockatrice stomach
1 × Nekker warrior's liver
1 × Moleyarrow
1 × Arenaria
1 × Bryonia
25% Attack power versus Draconids 40
Tw3 oil elementa enhanced Enhanced elementa oil 1 × Bear fat
1 × Elementa oil
1 × Moleyarrow
1 × Puffball
1 × Allspice
1 × Honeysuckle
1 × Buckthorn
25% Attack power versus Elementa 40
Tw3 oil hybrid enhanced Enhanced hybrid oil 1 × Bear fat
1 × Hybrid oil
1 × Erynia eye
1 × Ginatia petals
1 × White myrtle petals
1 × Hornwort
1 × Bryonia
25% Attack power versus Hybrids 40
Tw3 oil insectoid enhanced Enhanced insectoid oil 1 × Bear fat
1 × Insectoid oil
1 × Endrega heart
1 × Puffball
1 × Ranogrin
1 × Hornwort
1 × Honeysuckle
25% Attack power versus Insectoids 40
Tw3 oil necrophage enhanced Enhanced necrophage oil 4 × Bear fat
1 × Necrophage oil
1 × Rotfiend blood
1 × Blowball
1 × Arenaria
1 × Pringrape
1 × Cortinarius
25% Attack power versus Necrophages 40
Tw3 oil ogroid enhanced Enhanced ogroid oil 2 × Bear fat
1 × Ogroid oil
1 × Cave troll liver
1 × Longrube
1 × Ranogrin
1 × Ginatia petals
1 × Ribleaf
25% Attack power versus Ogroids 40
Tw3 oil relict enhanced Enhanced relict oil 1 × Bear fat
1 × Relict oil
1 × Water hag tooth
1 × Cave troll liver
1 × Beggartick blossoms
1 × Hop umbels
1 × Green mold
25% Attack power versus Relicts 40
Tw3 oil specter enhanced Enhanced specter oil 1 × Bear fat
1 × Specter oil
1 × Essence of wraith
1 × Arenaria
1 × Mistletoe
1 × Wolf's liver
25% Attack power versus Specters 40
Tw3 oil vampire enhanced Enhanced vampire oil 2 × Bear fat
1 × Vampire oil
1 × Fifth essence
1 × Wine stone
1 × Cortinarius
1 × Wolfsbane
1 × Ribleaf
25% Attack power versus Vampires 40
Tw3 oil hanged mans venom Hanged Man's Venom 1 × Dog tallow
4 × Arenaria
10% Attack power versus humans and nonhumans 20
Tw3 oil hybrid Hybrid oil 1 × Dog tallow
4 × White myrtle petals
10% Attack power versus Hybrids 20
Tw3 oil insectoid Insectoid oil 1 × Dog tallow
4 × Ranogrin
10% Attack power versus Insectoids 20
Tw3 oil necrophage Necrophage oil 1 × Dog tallow
4 × Blowball
10% Attack power versus Necrophages 20
Tw3 oil ogroid Ogroid oil 1 × Bear fat
4 × Ginatia petals
10% Attack power versus Ogroids 20
Tw3 oil relict Relict oil 1 × Dog tallow
5 × Mistletoe
+10% Attack power versus Relicts 20
Tw3 oil specter Specter oil 1 × Bear fat
4 × Arenaria
+10% Attack power versus Specters 20
Tw3 oil hanged mans venom superior Superior Hanged Man's Venom 1 × Alchemy paste
1 × Enhanced Hanged Man's Venom
1 × Bloodmoss
1 × Devourer's blood
1 × Fool's parsley leaves
1 × Green mold
1 × Quebrith
50% Attack power against humans and nonhumans 60
Tw3 oil beast superior Superior beast oil 1 × Alchemy paste
1 × Enhanced beast oil
1 × Cockatrice stomach
1 × Celandine
1 × Puffball
1 × Bison grass
1 × Rubedo
50 Attack power versus Beasts 60
Tw3 oil cursed superior Superior cursed oil 1 × Alchemy paste
1 × Enhanced cursed oil
1 × Ekimmara hide
1 × Cave troll liver
1 × Wolfsbane
1 × Mistletoe
1 × Rubedo
50% Attack power versus Cursed Ones 60
Tw3 oil draconid superior Superior draconid oil 1 × Alchemy paste
1 × Enhanced draconid oil
1 × Cockatrice stomach
1 × Nekker warrior's liver
1 × Nostrix
1 × Bryonia
1 × Albedo
50% Attack power versus Draconids 60
Tw3 oil elementa superior Superior elementa oil 1 × Alchemy paste
1 × Enhanced elementa oil
1 × Nostrix
1 × Essence of wraith
1 × Allspice
1 × Honeysuckle
1 × Albedo
50% Attack power versus Elementa 60
Tw3 oil hybrid superior Superior hybrid oil 1 × Alchemy paste
1 × Enhanced hybrid oil
1 × Erynia eye
1 × Ginatia petals
1 × White myrtle petals
1 × Bison grass
1 × Albedo
50% Attack power versus Hybrids 60
Tw3 oil insectoid superior Superior insectoid oil 1 × Alchemy paste
1 × Enhanced insectoid oil
1 × Endrega heart
1 × Puffball
1 × Hornwort
1 × Bloodmoss
1 × Hydragenum
50% Attack power versus Insectoids 60
Tw3 oil necrophage superior Superior necrophage oil 5 × Alchemy paste
1 × Enhanced necrophage oil
1 × Devourer's blood
1 × Beggartick blossoms
1 × Arenaria
1 × Pringrape
1 × Hydragenum
50% Attack power versus Necrophages 60
Tw3 oil ogroid superior Superior ogroid oil 2 × Alchemy paste
1 × Enhanced ogroid oil
1 × Cave troll liver
1 × Arenaria
1 × Ranogrin
1 × Ribleaf
1 × Aether
50% Attack power versus Ogroids 60
Tw3 oil relict superior Superior relict oil 4 × Alchemy paste
1 × Enhanced relict oil
1 × Devourer's blood
1 × Hop umbels
1 × Beggartick blossoms
1 × Green mold
1 × Nigredo
50% Attack power versus Relicts 60
Tw3 oil specter superior Superior specter oil 1 × Alchemy paste
1 × Enhanced specter oil
1 × Essence of wraith
1 × Longrube
1 × Mistletoe
1 × Ergot seeds
1 × Rebis
50% Attack power versus Specters 60
Tw3 oil vampire superior Superior vampire oil 2 × Alchemy paste
1 × Enhanced vampire oil
1 × Fifth essence
1 × Wine stone
1 × Cortinarius
1 × Wolfsbane
1 × Vermilion
50% Attack power versus Vampires 60
Tw3 oil vampire Vampire oil 2 × Dog tallow
4 × Ducal water
10% Attack power versus Vampires 20