While on the floor it’d appear to be fairly a dour historic recreation of medieval Europe, whenever you look a bit deeper Kingdom Come Deliverance has a way of humour. Warhorse Studios’ 15th century Bohemia is packed stuffed with Easter eggs referencing every part from blockbuster fantasy franchises like Game of Thrones to X-Men, video games trade in-jokes and literary favourites like Lord of the Rings and HP Lovecraft’s Necronomicon.
We’ve rounded up each Kingdom Come Deliverance Easter Egg we’ve discovered thus far. We’ll add extra as we discover them, in addition to areas the place attainable.
There are so many who we’re certain to have missed some – tell us what you’ve seen within the feedback.
Kingdom Come Deliverance easter eggs
The Witcher three
From its story-telling to improvement ethos, Kingdom Come Deliverance has drawn many apparent inspirations from CD Projekt Red’s The Witcher collection. And there are various nods to Geralt’s adventures all through the sport.
From Merhojed steady you should buy a horse referred to as Roach, who the dealer purchased from an “odd Polish fellow”. Now who may that be?
While you’re wandering round cities and cities, you possibly can overhear folks gossiping a couple of “cavalcade of ghostly riders appearing in the sky over Poland” – a reference to The Wild Hunt.
Potions are necessary gadgets in The Witcher, and below the Alchemy ability tree, there’s a perk referred to as “Witcher” with a wolf icon that allows you to drink extra potions extra usually.
Another reference to The Witcher three particularly, is in a forest simply northeast of Ledetchko, you will discover an enormous nest with a lifeless horse in. This is a nod to the Griffin hunt firstly of Geralt’s most up-to-date outing. Which brings us onto the subsequent easter egg…
Elder Scrolls IV Oblivion – Where to seek out Kingdom Come Deliverance’s horse armour
Equipped to the horse within the big nest, you will discover a cheeky reference to Bethesda’s infamous fumbling of paid DLC for Oblivion: horse armour.
To get the armour it’s important to head into the forest northeast of Ledetchko and discover the nest on the cliff face close to the southern fringe of the wooden, near the river. Then it’s important to soar down, utilizing the surroundings and bushes to get into the nest. At least this time you don’t must pay £15 for the privilege.
Game of Thrones
The group would possibly’ve already added their very own Game of Thrones mods to Kingdom Come Deliverance, however there’s an official reference too.
From the weaponsmith in Rattay, you should buy Arya Stark’s sword, Needle.
Wolverine’s severed hand
In the woods north of Neuhof, close to the boar searching spot, there’s a severed hand with three protruding metallic claws between some rocks.
The skeleton may not be adamantium plated, however this undoubtedly a small reference to Wolverine from the X-Men.
Lord of the Rings
From one nice literary collection to a different, there’s a giant nod to J R R Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings within the merchandise notes for torches in Kingdom Come.
“May it be a light to you in dark places, when all other lights go out,” is what Galadriel says to Frodo when she presents him the Phial of Galadriel in The Fellowship of the Ring.
During the early levels of improvement, Warhorse Studios marked out damaged or inaccessible areas of the map with visitors cones to discourage testers from wandering into bother.
There’s one in some scaffolding within the woods west of Rattay and southeast of Vranik and Sasau. If you get blackout drunk, you could have an opportunity of waking up subsequent to it and a chest full of goodies.
HP Lovecraft’s Necronomicon
This one comes with a light spoiler warning for aspect quests.
As a part of the Restless Spirit aspect quest, you’ll be ask to assist rid the city of Ledetchko of a ghost.
As a part of the search, Henry should steal a e-book from Sasau Monastery that offers with ghosts and hauntings. This seems to be the Necronomicon, a mainstay of Lovecraftian fiction.
Now we all know why Talmberg is so freed from canine muck, thieving youngsters and crusty jugglers.
The Talmberg Huntsman is named Nicholas Angel, a possible nod to Simon Pegg’s high-flying cop turned village bobby in Hot Fuzz.
In the woods to the far southeast of Rattay, to the east of the supply of the river and conciliation cross, there’s an enormous log with footwear on. This is a reference to the Czech fairytale Otesánek.
If you dig up the grave within the forest on to the east of Uzhitz, you reveal a physique coated in a blanket with its head resting on a pillow – oh, and a horse’s head.
Warhorse Studios’ artistic director Daniel Vávra beforehand work on Mafia 2 at 2K Czech, so it’s no shock a nod to the notorious horse’s head scene from The Godfather made its method into Kingdom Come.
Witch on broom
About midway between Rattay and Neuhof, between the river and street, there’s what appears to be a lifeless witch, full with broomstick.
The Legend of Zelda
Warhorse Studios didn’t cease at Roach. Nearly each named horse within the sport is a reference to one thing.
At Neuhof steady, you possibly can aquire Link’s legendary companion, Epona.
Most of the best horses in Kingdom Come Deliverance take their names – like Pegasus and Bucephalus – from mythological and historic steeds. We undergo the place quite a lot of them come from in our horse information.
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