The Witcher season two opened on a thrilling note with gory visuals and a ton of creatures from another dimension. The streaming platform has been sharing bits and pieces featuring behind-the-scenes to explain how they brought the fantastical imagery to life.
The latest to grace the microblogging site is a clip that breaks down the visual effects that were deployed to create the monsters in the new season. As usual, outlandish and extraordinary visuals that we saw in the series were created with the actors sprinting across in green costumes and head gears and post-production artists adding their VFX charms to bring the magic alive.
it wouldn’t be THE WITCHER without incredible monsters— Netflix Geeked (@NetflixGeeked) January 3, 2022
from the leshy to the basilisks, here’s how THE WITCHER visual effects team brought the monsters of Season 2 to life pic.twitter.com/o3CER22UjV
The breakdown begins with Kristofer Hivju’s Nivellen and highlights the big fight against the basilisks towards the end of the season.
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The first eight-episode season of Netflix’s The Witcher is now available on Netflix as well as the second eight-episode season as of 17 December.
The season is based on Andrzej Sapkowski’s fantasy novel, Blood of Elves, a sequel to the short stories the first season drew its source from. The Witcher Season 2 is essentially about Ciri, how she must contend with both growing up, and thus discovering who she is and where her powers come from, and dealing with grief.
Netflix had also recently announced The Witcher season three. Quenching the curiosities of viewers, the streaming service has also made Making The Witcher, a documentary special, available to stream on Netflix.