Kaer Morhen Armor – Complete Cool Armor Witcher 3 Guide


Kaer Morhen Armor is an item available in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt game. Many fans of the game seem to have some doubts about this armor item and this article will try to give you a complete guide on how to get Kaer Morhen. What is Kaer Morhen, how do we get the item and how to craft the item are some of the questions this article tries to answer.

However, let’s dive into the world of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and try to understand what the item is. Let us begin!

Kaer Morhen armor

The Kaer Morhen armor is the first armor Geralt acquires in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. Since this is the first armor we get in the game, it’s a very basic and initial armor. There is no need to worry though, as armor can be upgraded through crafting. The armor is a type of medium chest armor and is also part of the Witcher Gear. The Kaer Morhen item is required by Geralt to craft a warrior leather jacket.

Appearance of the Kaer Morhen armor
Appearance of the Kaer Morhen armor

The warrior’s leather jacket is very similar to the Kaer Morhen armor in appearance, but from a statistical perspective, the warrior’s leather jacket is considered superior. While the armor might not have the best stats, many fans agree that the Kaer Morhen is one of the most incredibleif not the coolest armor in the game.

The design of the armor is great, allowing for proper definition of Geralt’s physique.

Care must be taken not to dispose of the item through sale or dismantling. If the player chooses to do this, they cannot obtain the Warrior’s Leather Jacket. Upgrading to the Warrior’s Leather Jacket would give the player armor similar to the Kaer Morhen armor but with better stats.

The armor’s base armor rating is 15+, providing potential defense bonuses against elementals, monsters, clubs, and slam.

The item provides +7% Resistance to Club Attacks, +10% Resistance to Slam Defense, Rending Defense and Elemental Defense, and +15% Resistance to Monster Damage.

Quick note: Upgrading the Kaer Morhen armor to the Warrior’s Leather Jacket is only beneficial early in the game, as you can later find other armor that offers much better stats.

Now that we have a better understanding of what armor is, let’s find answers to some questions that many The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt players seem to have.

Is it possible to get Kaer Morhen armor back after sale?

Selling armor to merchants
Selling armor to merchants

Whether it’s possible to get the armor back after the sale is a question many The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt players ask on many Witcher 3-related gaming forums. So let’s find out whether it is possible or not.

The seller you sold the armor to will always keep the item you sold him, and if you, During gameplay, if you wish to get back a sold item, you can do so by buying it back from the seller. The player should remember who you sold the item to.

Kaer Morhen Armor – Crafting

It is not possible to craft the armor item in game. The player is given the armor at the start of the game and that’s it since there is no diagram that will allow you to craft this item.

This item can be used to craft another armor called The Warrior’s Leather Jacket, which allows you to get better stats.

You can use Kaer Morhen Armor and 2x Leather Straps to craft the item, giving you +30 base armor.

Is it possible to upgrade armor?

Yes, it is possible to upgrade armor since armor is a Witcher item.

In order to upgrade armor, you need to find diagrams with a rarer version of said item. These include Basic charts, Enhanced, Master and Grandmaster.

After the upgrade, the armor doesn’t look exactly the same anymore. There is another way to upgrade Kaer Morhen armor without changing its appearance. You need to install mods to increase the armor’s stats without changing its appearance. Mods are available that allow you to craft up to 4 tiers of said armor.

armor code

The item ID of the starting armor is Starting Armor.

Dismantle components of the Kaer Morhen armor

Dismantling the item will allow you to obtain certain components, which this section will focus on answering. The following are the components you would get after disassembling the armor.

Dismantle components of the Kaer Morhen armor
Dismantle components of the Kaer Morhen armor

Once you disassemble Kaer Morhen, you can get 1x Tempered Leather, 2x Linen, 2x Leather Scraps, 2x Leather Straps, and finally 2x Iron Ore.

Accidentally sold Kaer Morhen armor

As long as you remember which merchant you sold the armor to, you can buy back the armor from that NPC.

Kaer Morhen Armor vs Viper

The Viper armor looks very similar to the Kaer Morhen armor but has better stats compared to the former. Kaer Morhen is a starting armor that Geralt wears at the start of the game, and the Viper armor was added to the game in the Hearts Of Stone expansion and has better stats than the starting armor.

frequently asked Questions

Can you craft Kaer Morhen armor?

No, it is impossible to craft Kaer Morhen as this is a starting item and there is no diagram for upgrading the item.

Can you buy Kaer Morhen armor?

Yes, you can buy back the armor. The seller you sell your items to will always keep the item, and you can buy back the armor from the seller you sold it to so you remember which seller you sold the item to.

Do you need the Kaer Morhen armor?

You need the Kaer Morhen Armor to upgrade and craft the Warrior’s Leather Jacket.

Can the Kaer Morhen armor be upgraded?

You can use the Kaer Morhen Armor to craft the Warrior’s Leather Jacket with better stats. While there is no standard way to level up the Kaer Morhen and make it look exactly like this, you can use available mods to level up the Kaer Morhen.


The Kaer Morhen Armor is an item you receive when you start The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. The item is base armor with very low stats; However, it remains one of the best looking armors in the game. This article has tried to answer any doubt that one might have regarding the article.

Hopefully this article has been enlightening and has provided a better understanding of the Kaer Morhen armor and resulted in the player having a better and more enjoyable gaming experience.

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