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Hogwarts Legacy is a 2023 action role-playing game developed by Avalanche Software and published by Warner Bros. Games under its Portkey Games label. The game is set in the Wizarding World universe, based on the Harry Potter novels.

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How do I unlock chests with an eyeball on it?

I have come across multiple chests that will not let me open them. They have an eye in the middle which looks at me when I get close. They look like this:
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Without spoilers, are any spells permanently missable?

I got to a part of the story where it seems that I've missed some spells. I do not want to get spoiled (nor do I want to spoil other players) and so I'd like to know, without spoilers (or with ...
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Will the story be drastically different depending on the house I choose in Hogwarts Legacy?

I've chosen Gryffindor as my house and I'm enjoying the story so far, but how much different will the story be if I had chosen a different house such as Slytherin, Ravenclaw or Hufflepuff? Are there ...
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Does Hogwarts Legacy have multiple endings?

I've been playing Hogwarts Legacy for a month and haven't completed the game. There are so many path-specific conversation options, I can choose not to learn unforgivable curses. Given the fact that ...
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Is it possible to change audio language?

I am playing the Japanese version of Hogwarts Legacy on PC (Steam). The store page says that Hogwarts Legacy has Full Audio support for 8 languages, including Japanese. But, for immersion, I want to ...
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How do I get to this chest behind the revolving statues?

There is a treasure vault that has a chest behind the revolving statues. Standing on the platform rotates and you end up on the other platform, rather than the other side of the wall. How do I get to ...
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What are the locations of Zenobia's Gobstones in Hogwarts Legacy?

I'm currently busy with the Zenobia side quest where I need to find her Gobstones: The location it takes me to is the transfiguration courtyard and then gives me a purple circle. A hint is also to ...
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What creature is hanging from the roof in the Defence Against The Dark Arts class?

When you go to the Defence Against The Dark Arts class in Hogwarts Legacy, then there's a creature's bones (fossil) hanging from the roof: It looks like some kind of dragon, possibly? What creature ...
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Who is the person on the statue and walls in the beginning of the game in the Scottish Highlands?

I just started playing Hogwarts Legacy and I'm at the beginning of the game in the Scottish Highlands and I'm seeing a person on the wall and on the statue. I assume it's the same person in all the ...
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Where can I find Hagrid's hut in Hogwarts Legacy?

I know Hagrid isn't in Hogwarts Legacy, but is his hut (house) maybe in Hogwarts Legacy? If it is in Hogwarts Legacy, can someone point me to the hut? Where can I find it?
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What kind of a shop or place is the "BINGLE & BLATCH" in Hogsmeade?

In Hogsmeade, there's a place called "BINGLE & BLATCH": But there isn't really anything inside of it. I don't see any people inside either. What is this place used for? What is it?
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Not able to launch Hogwarts Legacy on Steam due to being in "offline mode"

Every time I open Hogwarts Legacy on my PC, then I get a message that says the following: Steam is currently in Offline Mode. For the first launch go in Online Mode. Select "Steam' in the upper ...
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Does advancing time expire potion effects?

Some potions have a set duration, most noticeable the preorder exclusive Felix Felicis that is reported to lasts for a full in-game day (48 minutes). Since it is not simple to check the remaining ...
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Are there any dogs in Hogwarts Legacy?

I've seen lots of cats in the Hogwarts castle as well as many other animals around the Hogwarts grounds, but what about dogs? Are there any dogs in Hogwarts Legacy? Just normal domesticated dogs.
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What charm is required to use the Honedukes Passageway behind the one-eyed witch statue in Hogwarts?

I just found a Hidden Field Guide Page that says the following: HONEDUKES PASSAGEWAY Hidden behind the statue of a one-eyed witch is a secret passageway from Hogwarts to the cellar at Honedukes. It ...
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Can you cast Avada Kedavra on students and teachers?

I haven't unlocked the killing curse (Avada Kedevra) yet, but I have seen and used it in one of the battle arenas. But now I am wondering: When you eventually unlock it later in the game as a normal ...
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What's the outcome for each choice when Grace Pinch-Smedley asks me if I found the astrolabe within the lake?

I've decided to help Grace Pinch-Smedley find her family's astrolabe within the lake, but now when speaking to her, I'm given three choices of what to respond: Choice 1: I did - here you are. ...
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How to unlock and open locked door in the Clock Tower?

There's a door that seems to be locked in the clock tower: I've tried different things and tried looking for clues, but it's not obvious on how to open the door and get into the room. How can this ...
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How well does the Nintendo Switch perform in terms of graphics compared to the Xbox One and PlayStation 4?

I'm interested in playing Hogwarts Legacy on Nintendo Switch. Since the Switch is a mobile console, I'm a little concerned the game's graphics might not be as good as on the Xbox or PlayStation even ...
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How do I solve the puzzle behind the groundkeeper's house in Hogwarts Legacy?

Behind the groundkeeper's house (Hagrid's Hut), there's some kind of cave puzzle: It consists of three pieces. A cube and a sign on the ground: And a hole in the ground: I've tried to put the cube ...
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What kind of crash data is Hogwarts Legacy collecting and sending to Avalanche Software?

Every time my game crashes, then I see a CrashReportClient.exe starting up and having 40Mbps network usage as well as heavy CPU usage. So I'm assuming it is creating logs and other things from the ...
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What's the difference between "On" and "On + Boost" in the "NVIDIA REFLECT LOW LATENCY" Display setting within Hogwarts Legacy?

I'm busy tweaking settings in Hogwarts Legacy to try and get my game to perform better and crash less. I found a setting called "NVIDIA REFLECT LOW LATENCY" and it has two options, "On&...
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How do I tell how much time is left on Felix Felicis?

The game says it lasts for "one in game day (48 min)". But after using it, nothing changes in my UI. Is there a way to tell how much time I have left before I need to use another one? ...
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Does Hogwarts Legacy have Wizard's Chess and where can I find it?

We saw Wizard's Chess in the Harry Potter films and Harry Potter videogames, but what about Hogwarts Legacy? I'd love to play a game of Wizard's Chess against other students. Is this available in ...
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Does it matter what wand I pick in Hogwarts Legacy?

I've now been given a choice to pick my first wand in Hogwarts Legacy, but do I need to think carefully about what wand I choose? Does it matter what wand I choose? Can I change my wand later in the ...
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Is my gear's sell value the same at every shop in Hogwarts Legacy?

I have lots of gear that I'd like to sell, but where is the best place to sell them? Are the prices (sell value) the same at every shop? Like let's say as an example if one shop offers me 80 gold for ...
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Can you tell Ominis about Sebastian using Dark Magic again in Hogwarts Legacy?

Eventually when Sebastian Sallow does Dark Magic, Ominis Gaunt asks you to inform him if Sebastian does anything else with Dark Magic. Where can I inform Ominis that Sebastian has done Dark Magic ...
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Are there any Unicorns in Hogwarts Legacy?

I know in the first Harry Potter book, Voldemort uses Unicorn blood to sustain himself and keep himself alive. Later, Peter Pettigrew also uses Unicorn blood along with Nagini’s venom to create a ...
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Can you romance anyone in Hogwarts Legacy?

I'm wondering if I'm able to get my flirt on with someone from Hogwarts. Is it possible to have a romantic relationship with anyone in Hogwarts Legacy?
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Can you pause cutscenes in Hogwarts Legacy?

Is there a way to pause cutscenes in Hogwarts Legacy? Sometimes I need to urgently go and do other things while a cutscene is running and I can't find a way to pause the cutscenes. I can only leave it ...
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Can I change my house later in the game?

Once I've chosen my house, is it possible to change my house to a different house later in the game or do I need to start a new game? Like let's say I've chosen Slytherin as my starting house, but ...
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How many Wiggenweld Potions can I carry on me?

I want to try and see how many Wiggenweld Potions I can collect. I'm currently carrying 16 Wiggenweld Potions on me: Is there a limit to how many I can carry on me or can I carry as many as I can ...
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Can I still help Grace Pinch-Smedley to retrieve something from the lake later in the game if I say no to her the first time?

I'm at the place where I meet Grace Pinch-Smedley and she has a side quest for me where she asked me to help her retrieve something from the bottom of the lake. I've been given two choices that ...
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Where can I find Lucan's Crossed Wands battle area?

At the beginning of the game, Sebastian introduced me to Lucan at the Crossed Wands battle area and after I won the match, Lucan told me that I should return later for some more battles. I'd like to ...
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What bug creature is hanging on the wall in the painting within Professor Fig's office?

When you enter Professor Fig's office, on the left, there's a bug creature painting: It looks like some kind of mosquito, but I'm not sure. I haven't seen such a bug or creature anywhere else in the ...
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What kind of animal/creature is on the statue just outside of Hogwarts?

I find all the different creatures and things in the Wizarding World very fascinating. As soon as you exit Hogwarts to head to Hogsmeade during the "WELCOME TO HOGSMEADE" quest, at the gates,...
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Why can Sebastian Sallow see Thestrals?

I've chosen for Sebastian Sallow to take me to Hogsmeade and on the way there, Sebastian casually mentions that he's able to see Thestrals. As far as I understand, one can only see a Thestral if you'...
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What mermaid-looking creature is on the blackboard in the Charms class within Hogwarts Legacy?

When you're in the Charms class in Hogwarts Legacy, then in one of the corners in the room, there's a blackboard containing a drawn image of some kind of creature. It almost looks a little like a ...
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What creature is on the wall in the Transfiguration classroom and Bingle & Blatch Shop?

As soon as you enter the Transfiguration classroom, on your right next to the stairs is a picture of some kind of creature. I'm curious as to what creature this is. I haven't seen such a creature ...
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Why does my mini-map show there's a floo flame, but there clearly isn't a floo flame?

I'm in the Charms Class in Hogwarts Legacy and my mini-map is showing there is a floo flame in front of me: But when looking around me, I can't find any floo flame. Why is the mini-map showing a floo ...
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Who is the person on the statue in front of the Charms Class in Hogwarts Legacy?

If you go to the Charms Class in Hogwarts Legacy, then right in front of the entrance door, there is a massive statue of someone: What person is this statue based on? Who is on the statue? Why was ...
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Can you play offline and earn Steam achievements for Hogwarts Legacy?

Do I need an internet connection in order to play Hogwarts Legacy or can I simply play it offline without internet? And will I still earn my Steam achievements if I play offline? There is this ...
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How do I turn off subtitles in Hogwarts Legacy?

By default, subtitles are turned on in Hogwarts Legacy. I've scanned through the settings, but I'm not able to find a place to turn off subtitles. It's quite irritating. Every time I walk past someone ...
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Can you die from falling in Hogwarts Legacy?

I noticed that you can take damage if you fall or jump from a high enough place, but can you actually die if you go even higher and fall or jump off?
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Does Hogwarts Legacy have an in-game FPS Counter?

I'd like to see how much FPS (frames per second) I get in the game, does Hogwarts Legacy have a setting somewhere to enable an in-game FPS Counter?
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Is it possible to cancel an on-going quest in Hogwarts Legacy?

I'm currently busy with a quest where Sebastian Sallow is taking me to Hogsmeade to get school supplies, but for some reason, my game keeps crashing when I enter Hogsmeade or shortly after I enter ...
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Can I change my appearance later in the game without needing to start over?

I had already set my appearance when I created my character at the beginning of the game, but now I'd like to make my skin colour slightly darker and also change my hair colour. Is this somehow ...
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Why Does My Ancient Magic Bar Deplete Upon Save and Exit?

I have upgraded my Ancient Magic bar to 4. It builds up normally through combat. But all full 4 bars deplete to 2 bars upon saving and exiting the game. I would like to save all 4 full bars for tough ...
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What lion looking creature is on the mat hanging on the wall outside of Professor Fig's classroom?

If you exit Professor Fig's classroom and look to your right, there's a hanging mat on the wall that has some kind of lion mixed with a bird creature on it: What creature is this?
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Who/What are the "Ladies in Loaves" within Hogwarts Legacy?

In the "THE THREE BROOMSTICKS" shop within Hogsmeade, there's a painting of a lady and text that reads "Ladies in Loaves": Who or what is the "Ladies in Loaves"? I tried ...
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