How to unlock doors in Hogwarts Legacy

How to unlock doors in Hogwarts Legacy
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Written by 

Ben Williams

Published 

23rd Feb 2023 17:07

As soon as you can start roaming around Hogwarts castle and the rest of the world in Hogwarts Legacy, you'll notice many locked doors of levels one to three. However, you won't have the means to unlock them right away. Here's all you need to know when it comes to unlocking doors throughout Hogwarts Legacy.

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How to unlock doors in Hogwarts Legacy

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You can only unlock doors in Hogwarts Legacy after getting the Unlocking Charm, Alohomora. Once you obtain this particular spell in a certain main story mission, you will be able to start unlocking doors in Hogwarts castle, Hogsmeade and the World Map. 

With each lock after obtaining Alohomora, you unlock the doors through a mini-game where you have to line up respective green and red dots. Then, the treasures behind each locked door will be yours, including gold, gear, and Hogwarts Legacy's various collectables throughout the game.

With that, you are now fully equipped with all you need to know thanks to our "unlock doors Hogwarts Legacy" guide. For more tips on the game, find out where to find Thestrals in Hogwarts Legacy. Alternatively, why not take a look at the exact size of the Hogwarts Legacy map

For even more Hogwarts Legacy guides, you can be sure to find them right here at GGRecon.

Ben is a Senior Guides Writer at GGRecon. Alongside his BA (Hons) in Business Management is a wealth of gaming and entertainment writing experience, having previously occupied roles as a Copywriter in e-commerce at Overclockers and Guides & SEO Writer at GameByte and FragHero. When not whipping up guides and reviews, Ben’ll be off playing the latest Pokemon games, Overwatch 2, Spider-Man, The Witcher, and Final Fantasy - all before reading manga and listening to Ice Nine Kills.

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