Henry Cavill’s Preference for Yennefer Shines Through in Every Witcher 3 Playthrough

In every play of CDPR’s The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Henry Cavill chooses Yennefer of Vengerberg.

Henry Cavill, widely known for his role as Superman in Man of Steel, has proven himself to be an ardent fan of The Witcher franchise. His love for both the novels by Andrzej Sapkowski and the video game series developed by CD Projekt Red is well-documented. 

During the lockdown period of the COVID-19 pandemic, Cavill utilized his isolated time to immerse himself in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, the critically acclaimed action role-playing game. 

Interestingly, Cavill’s affinity for the character of Geralt of Rivia extends to his choice of romantic partner within the game. In this article, we delve into Cavill’s digital love interest and explore his preference for Yennefer of Vengerberg over Triss Merigold.

Cavill’s Passion for the Witcher

Henry Cavill’s passion for The Witcher franchise is undeniable. He expressed such a keen interest in portraying Geralt of Rivia that he reportedly annoyed the showrunner of the Netflix adaptation, Lauren Schmidt Hissrich, to land the coveted role. 

Cavill’s dedication to the character is further exemplified by his accomplishment of completing The Witcher 3 on its most challenging difficulty setting during the lockdown period. His commitment to the game showcases his genuine love for the world of The Witcher and its intricacies.

When asked about his preference between Yennefer and Triss, Cavill unhesitatingly reveals his loyalty to Yennefer. 

In an interview with TheGamer (via Digital Spy), he states, “For me, when I played the games, and especially when I read the [Sapkowski’s] books, it’s always been… I feel true to Geralt’s core that it’s team Yennefer.” Cavill firmly believes that Yennefer is the ideal match for Geralt, aligning with the character’s true essence. 

He appreciates the freedom the game offers to players to make their own choices, but even within the virtual realm, Cavill’s allegiance remains steadfastly with Yennefer.

The Witcher Series and Cavill’s Departure

As fans eagerly anticipate the third season of The Witcher series on Netflix, a bittersweet revelation awaits them. Season three will mark Henry Cavill’s final portrayal of Geralt of Rivia, making way for Chris Hemsworth to assume the role. 

While details about the upcoming season are being closely guarded, rumors have surfaced about Cavill’s final scene as Geralt, described as heart-wrenching. This news undoubtedly evokes a sense of sadness among fans who have come to admire Cavill’s portrayal of the iconic character.

Henry Cavill’s unwavering love for The Witcher franchise is evident in his dedication to the series, both in his professional acting career and personal gaming pursuits. His preference for Yennefer of Vengerberg as Geralt’s romantic partner in The Witcher 3 demonstrates his understanding of the character’s essence. 

As the third season of The Witcher approaches, fans can look forward to experiencing Cavill’s final moments as Geralt, undoubtedly leaving a lasting impression. While we bid farewell to Cavill’s portrayal, the legacy he leaves behind as a passionate fan and embodiment of Geralt of Rivia will continue to resonate with The Witcher enthusiasts worldwide.



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