The distinctive armor worn by Nilfgaardian troopers within the first season of Netflix’s The Witcher was a controversial selection. Some folks favored the natural, Geiger-esque look. Different folks thought it made them seem like ballsacks.
Pictures from behind the scenes of season two, taken by Terry Blackburn for Backgrid and noticed by Redanian Intelligence, present Cahir and a few Nilfgaardian troopers sporting plate armor that appears a little bit dimpled, however is general a lot smoother than what they had been rocking again in season one. Cahir’s carrying his winged helmet too, as described repeatedly within the books.
We have seen a refreshed second season look for Geralt as well, and he too appears to have had an improve within the armor division. These would be the work of recent costume designer Lucinda Wright, who has beforehand labored on TV exhibits like Physician Who, Vainness Honest, and The Suspicions of Mr Whicher (no relation).
The Witcher, as with all of Netflix’s applications, suspended filming as a result of Covid pandemic, and solely resumed in August. Season two will premiere in 2021.