The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

How to Find the Hare Mask in Blood and Wine

By
Nathan Garvin

Information about finding the Hare Mask in The Witcher 3 Blood and Wine.

During the quest The Beast of Toussaint you’ll track down the Beast’s fourth victim, who is targetted in part because of the cowardly behavior associated with the animal he’s decorated as for a silly event known as the “Hare Hunt”. Toussaintois are weird folk. Afterwards you’ll play through the entire quest Blood Run, which to be fair consists of only a cutscene, a boss fight and a conversation, and you can’t even get a game over from the boss fight.

Once that’s done you’ll be free to explore Toussaint, but before you go seeking out any quests, there’s a bit of loot you can get. The Beast’s fourth victim was dressed in - among other things - a Hare Mask, and if you’re quick and return to the scene of the crime you can claim this prize. If you run off to do something else, the loot will vanish, so either you do it now, or you forget about it.

(1 of 2) Youll find the Hare Mask in the greenhouse where the Beast claimed its fourth victim.

Youll find the Hare Mask in the greenhouse where the Beast claimed its fourth victim. (left), If you return immediately after Blood Run ends, youll be able to claim this useless bit of flair. (right)

After Blood Run you’ll get control of Geralt in the Warehouse where you confronted the Beast, on the western coast of Beauclair. Cross the river to the west to return to the palace gardens, where you’ll need to look for a greenhouse near the river. You can actually spot these structures on the map - you’re looking for a rectangular building near the river just east of the Palace Gardens signpost, which itself is on the southern end of the gardens near a stream.

Enter the greenhouse and search the ground for a generic loot pile - the body of the victim hasn’t been left to suffer the indignity of exposure, it seems. The bloodstains on the ground make it pretty easy to spot you’re in the right place, and the Hare Mask should be nearby.

What does the Hare Mask do? Why is it so important? Nothing, and it’s not. It’s just a decorative mask you can wear, albeit one that’s highly missable. If you like playing dress up, it’s worth the detour, if not… well… nobody’s perfect.

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Guide Information

  • Publisher
    CD Projekt
  • Platforms,
    PC, PS4, Switch, XB One
  • Genre
    RPG
  • Guide Release
    24 June 2015
  • Last Updated
    14 August 2022
    Version History
  • Guide Author
    Nathan Garvin (Haeravon)

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You are Geralt of Rivia, a professional monster-hunter known as a Witcher. You’ve fully regained your memories since your miraculous revival and escape from the Wild Hunt, and have cleared your name of the false accusations of regicide. In the wake of the assassination of Foltest, king of Temeria, the north have been rent by warfare as Nilfgaard launches its third major invasion, and the northlands have been united under the insane king Radovid. Overshadowing these petty politics is the mysterious return of Ciri - Geralt’s adopted daughter, who is now being pursued by the Wild Hunt.

The guide offers the following:

  • A full walkthrough that’s more than just a listing of quests-it’s an “ideal chronological order” that will get you through the whole game and allow you to see and do everything the game has to offer.

  • Side quests, including monster contracts and treasure hunts for obtaining powerful Witcher sets.

  • Descriptions of decisions, quests, and events that influence the various endings of the game.

  • Crafting and Alchemy information.

  • General strategies on how to take down foes large and small, monstrous and humanoid, boss or mundane.

  • Information on how to complete all the Gwent quests and obtain all the Gwent cards, including detailed Gwent strategies.

  • Trophy/Achievement information.

MASSIVE UPDATE: 7th September 2016 ongoing

  • Added DLC quests “Fool’s Gold” and “Scavenger Hunt: Wolf School Gear”.
  • Organisational changes in the Velen section of the walkthrough to reflect the increased level of Griffin School Gear.
  • Organisational changes throughout the walkthrough to provide a “no skulls” path through the game.
  • Added Death March difficulty tips and commentary throughout the guide.
  • More XP reward numbers included.
  • Walkthrough now includes additional information based on patch changes.
  • Various typo and grammar fixes.
  • Added DLC pages for Blood & Wine, Heart of Stone
  • Lots more quality of life improvements

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