Hogwarts legacy is finally here, but you may have a lot of questions as you start to explore the open world and encounter all sorts of obstacles to overcome. As with most open world games, especially RPGs that gain new skills as you progress, you can’t immediately do what you want. If that were possible, the game would probably be quite short. Since you are a new student at Hogwarts, you will spend a lot of time learning new spells that will help you on your adventure. Some of these are to help defend yourself against evil, some are to help with puzzles, and so on.
As you explore Hogwarts and the surrounding areas, you will begin to find doors with locks on them and prompts telling you that you need a certain level to unlock it. None of this matters until you’re much deeper into the game. Sometime after you complete Percival Racham’s first trial, something that happens sometime halfway through the game’s story, you’ll unlock a bunch of new quests.
As soon as you see a tab that says “Prepare for your quest for the last keeper”, you’ll know you’re in the right place in the game. A quest called “The Caretaker’s Lunar Lament” should be given to you and accessible by speaking to Gladwin Moon in the school. Once you get there, he will tell you to sneak into a restricted area of the school and retrieve some moon statues for him. To do this, he also teaches you the Alohomora spell that allows you to break locks.
How to improve the Alohomora spell in Hogwarts Legacy
After the quest is over, he will instruct you to bring him more moons as part of the side quest “The Man Behind the Moons”. There are a handful of them that can be found in the open world and they are usually behind a door with a lock on it. These moon images can only be collected at night, but there’s a way to switch the game from day to night if you come across one before the sun sets. Just open your map and press the hold button (right stick on consoles), then you can fast forward to nightfall. Finding these statues and returning them will unlock Alohomora levels 2 and 3, which provide access to even more locked doors.
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