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The Witcher

Definition of The Witcher

It is a phrase in English that can be translated into Spanish as “el brujo” or “la bruja” depending on the context. That is, it designates a mythological being that is characterized by using spells for good or evil.

By extension, this phrase refers to a being that is mutant , in other words, that looks like a human but is not. Each mutation can be different and can also be caused by different reasons.


The witcher is a phrase that comes from English and can be translated as “the witch” or “the witch” in relation to the context in which it is expressed or found. Normally, it designates mythological beings who use spells or who are mutants for various reasons.

The Spanish term comes from the Proto bruix designating people practicing spells or alchemy. In English the most used term comes from the Polish wiedźmin , originally it was translated as the hexer or “the thug”.


The witcher is a literary series written by the Polish Andrzej Sapkowski and which portrays the adventures of Geralt of Rivia. The latter is a mutant who acts as a monster hunter.

The franchise of “The Witcher” has several video games. One of them, “The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt” was listed in 2016 as the best game of the year.

On December 20, 2019, the North American production company Netflix premiered the streaming series “The Witcher” that stars Henry Cavill. The series seeks to follow the adventures of Geralt of Rivia in the literary saga.