The question is, should you save Triss? Or help Roche? Each path has its own advantages and disadvantages. However, you should always follow your heart and the feelings of the character closest to you. In this article, we’ll discuss the pros and cons of both options and help you decide which path is right for you. You should read the ending of the story if you are having trouble deciding between saving Triss and helping Roche.
The choice is ultimately yours. Whichever path you choose, you’ll be better off in the long run. You can save Triss and save Roche the king, but the mages will believe you’re a better person if Roche saves Triss. Even if you’re a bad person, Roche will save Triss, which will help you save the other mages. That will certainly help you in the end.
Once you’ve decided between saving Triss and helping Roche, you can begin the next chapter by talking to Carduin, the mage at the camp of the Nilfgaardians. He’ll only talk to you if you answer his question. He’ll also offer you a trade for Shilard Fitz-Oesterlen. Once he has it, Geralt will be able to talk to Roche once again.
You can also use the Nilfgaard emissary Shilard to find Triss. You may end up shooting him if you do this. He’ll shoot you if you don’t do so, but he’ll surely be grateful. You can save Triss by changing the quest to Where’s Tris Merigold
Alternatively, you can go for the second option, which is to help Roche save Anais. This way, Roche can save both Triss and Anais. During this time, he’ll be able to point a finger at Sile de Tansarville for his murderous politicking. But, Anais will still be alive in this scenario and she won’t be treated as royalty.
The plot of the game also includes the decision about whether you should save Triss or help Roche. The decision will ultimately affect your character’s story and the path you take. Your next decision will also be affected by your choice. Roche will allow you to complete side quests if you help him. It’s up to YOU in The Witcher!