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LEGO Harry Potter Years 5-7 retells years 5-7 of the Harry Potter movies with LEGO minifigures in video game form.

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Can Narcissa Malfoy use dark magic in LEGO: Harry Potter Years 5-7?

I bought Narcissa assuming I could use her to unlock dark magic bonuses in the game, but when I cast at those areas, nothing happens, and a message comes up telling me I need to know dark magic. It ...
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What are the DLC spells/characters, and how do I use them?

I have purchased the two DLC packs for Lego Harry Potter Years 5-7 (The Xbox 360 version, if that's significant.) Problem is, I can't actually find the spells or characters, having made the purchase. ...
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Problem Getting the Reducto Spell in Year 6, Level 3

My daughters exited the room where they were supposed to acquire the Reducto spell and continued the game without it. They can progress further into the game before getting it, but when they return ...
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How do you access past levels in free play mode?

I can't figure out how to go back to the Order of the Phoenix levels in order to play them in free play mode. I go to The Leaky Cauldron to play free play but my only option is to play the Half-Blood ...
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Why isn't the dispenser giving me spectrespecs?

I am in Year 6: Spectrespecs (PS3 version) and have got the spectrespecs at Hogsmeade Station. When following Nick to the gate I need another pair of spectrespecs from the mailbox but I can only get a ...
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How do you get past the dragon?

How do you beat the dragon in LEGO Harry Potter Years 5-7 for the PSP? I've tried so many times, but I always end up dying! I can't find how to do it on any websites.
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How do I access purchased spells and hexes in LEGO Harry Potter Years 5-7?

I have bought a number of spells in the alley but they are not working or available to access. When I rotate the spell wheel around I see the pink option and sometimes if I am lucky I get the frog ...
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Why can't I access the key during the first Defence Against the Dark Arts class?

I am stuck in the Defence Against the Dark Arts classroom in LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7. I have unlocked the potion and collected everything, but the sparkly arrow is pointing to the locked door, ...
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What is the purpose of the Draught of Living Death?

Near the beginning of Year 6, the Draught of Living Death is unlocked and becomes available in hub cauldrons. When drunk, it appears to "disguise" your character as a skeleton. (Rather than becoming a ...
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How do I hurt Voldemort at the end of Year 5?

I've reached the part of "A Veiled Threat" where Dumbledore joins the fight. I've managed to knock a couple of Voldy's hearts off — I shot him, then destroyed his fire dragon — but now he's standing ...
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Why can't I access the potion during the first Defence Against the Dark Arts class?

I was expecting to only be able to use Wingardium Leviosa in the beginning, but in the first lesson where you make the strength potion you need to use a pet to go up the tube and release the key to ...
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How do I win wizard duels?

I am playing the NDS version of Harry Potter Years 5-7 (specifically, Year 5: Chapter 3 - The Weasley Twins Leave Hogwarts) and I am at the point where I have to duel some people (I honestly can't ...
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How do I deal with Inferi?

When Dumbledore is trying to drink the potion and the Inferi keep coming up the hill and dragging you into the water, is there a way to keep the Inferi back and stop them from dragging you down the ...
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Who knows Dark Magic?

When playing Harry Potter Years 5-7, I noticed there are things only Wizards with Dark Magic can interact with. I figure these are things I will have to go back and do later, as right now I don't have ...
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What does the Comedy Specs extra do?

The first extra that you can unlock is called Comedy Specs. However, turning on this extra does not appear to make any changes to the game. What does this extra actually do?
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What do you need to interact with the objects built out of red bricks?

What spell or character do you need to interact with the red brick objects? For the other special bricks, a message appears on the screen letting you know what type of character you need, but no ...
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How do I gain entry to Puddifoots?

In Year 5, Dumbledore’s Army, of Lego Harry Potter Years 5-7, how do you get into Puddifoots to collect the Slytherin piece of the Hogwarts Crest, assuming this is the correct location?
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Why can I not activate the spell wheel in LEGO Harry Potter Years 5-7?

During the game I can´t take out the spell wheel, I keep pressing 1, 2 and C on the Wii remote/nunchuk and it doesn't come out, so it's impossible to play. Does anyone have the same problem?
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Where do I go to purchase unlocked characters?

In LEGO: Harry Potter Years 5-7, where in the Diagon Alley area to you go to purchase unlocked characters? I have only been able to find the store where you purchase new spells and the location in ...
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What do the gold wizard's hats do?

I have managed to find a couple of golden wizard's hats in various levels of LEGO Harry Potter Years 5-7. I never manage to find all the ones in a level, though, which made me wonder if they were ...
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How do I use the Spectre Specs?

In the level Year 5 - Chapter 2 - A Trip to Hogsmeade, near the very beginning of the level, there is a pile of LEGO that is transparent, and a message pops up saying to use the Spectre Specs to see ...
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How do I kill the goblins to get out of Gringott's?

In LEGO Harry Potter Years 5-7, Year 7 Part 2 "The Thief’s Downfall", when Harry, Ron, & Hermione are on the Dragon trying to get out of Gringotts, how do you kill the 5 Goblins?
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What do I have to do to hit Death with a pumpkin?

I cannot seem to figure out how to hit Death with the pumpkins on the Lovegood's Lunacy board of LEGO Harry Potter Years 5-7. Anyone know what I might be doing wrong? I can pick them up, spin them ...
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Is there a workaround for LEGO Harry Potter Years 5-7 freezing during year 6 on the Wii?

During the year 6 mission "A Not So Merry Christmas" the game freezes when I start putting out the fires. From what I can tell, it's a problem specific to the Wii version of the game, has anyone ...
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Where is the birthday cake that Dudley wants during the Occlumency lesson?

When Snape tries to teach Harry Occlumency, we enter a dream state where we see Dudley with a cake floating over his head, the LEGO game indicator of him wanting that item. Where can I find it?
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The Ghost Coins led me to a blank wall, how do I open it?

After the Defence Against the Dark Arts classroom, which restored my years 1-4 spells, the ghost coins led me to a blue arrow pointing in front of a blank wall, with a lion's head above it. I am ...
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How do I unlock the spells from years 1-4 in LEGO Harry Potter Years 5-7?

In LEGO Harry Potter Years 5-7, you start the game with Wingardium Leviosa as your only available spell. How do I unlock the spells I learned in years 1-4?
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Who are the earliest unlockable characters that will give me all the exploration powers in LEGO Harry Potter 2?

Which unlockable characters in LEGO Harry Potter Years 5-7 are the earliest unlocks for all the exploration powers (such as Dark Wizard)?