Like many productions this year, filming on The Witcher season two went on hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, production continued in August and it seems to be on track for a 2021 release. Netflix has also released an official synopsis for season two.
“Convinced Yennefer’s life was lost at the Battle of Sodden, Geralt of Rivia brings Princess Cirilla to the safest place he knows, his childhood home of Kaer Morhen. While the Continent’s kings, elves, humans and demons strive for supremacy outside its walls, he must protect the girl from something far more dangerous: the mysterious power she possesses inside.”
Season one of The Witcher, while well-received, was criticised for its confusing timeline and perspective shifts. With Geralt and Ciri finally being united, season two might avoid some of those criticisms with shifts between Ciri and Geralt no longer necessary. Being an ordinary human and not a super-powered mutant hybrid, Ciri cannot become a witcher herself, but Geralt will likely be training the princess to protect herself. The revelation that Kaer Morhen, the witcher training castle will be featured this season has been a cause for excitement among fans of The Witcher since those familiar with the games or books have theorised that this is the direction the series would take.
CIRI IN KAER MORHEN!!! THIS IS NOT A DRILL!!!!
— spooky mage molly (@softjaskier) October 6, 2020
GERALT TAKING CIRI TO KAER MORHEN IN SEASON 2 HELL FUCKIGN YEAAAAAAAAAAAAH
— catboy signe (@mawbwehownets) October 5, 2020
I’m so excited to see her train at Kaer Morhen! And I’m wondering how they’re going to handle her with the bandits. Super excited for Season 2!
— Rae Randall (@Rae6Randall) October 7, 2020