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All Hogwarts Legacy challenges guide - how to complete them

Find out everything you need to know about the Hogwarts Legacy challenges to take on as you are learning and progressing in your school year

Hogwarts Legacy Challenges: A student and a house elf can be seen

Hogwarts Legacy is filled with side activities and tasks for you to complete. But, with so much to do, it can be hard to really see where you should spend your time. However, the few dozen Hogwarts Legacy challenges are here to help you out in that regard.

These challenges cover a wide variety of aspects of the game including combat, exploration, Hogwarts Legacy Field Guide Pages, quests, and the Hogwarts Legacy Room of Requirement. Each completion will reward you with Hogwarts Legacy wand handles or Hogwarts Legacy character customisation options. All of the information below is from our Hogwarts Legacy review playthrough.

Hogwarts Legacy challenges

There are a total of 24 Hogwarts Legacy challenges:

Challenge Requirement
Complete Assignments  Finish six total assignments (three tiers)
 Complete main quests Finish 14 main story quests (five tiers)
Complete side/Relationship quests Finish 32 side/Relationship quests (five tiers)
 Defeat Dark Wizards Kill 100 Dark Wizards (five tiers)
 Defeat Dugbogs Kill 20 Dugbogs (three tiers)
Defeat Goblins Kill 100 Goblins (three tiers)
Defeat Inferi Kill 36 Inferi (three tiers)
Defeat Infamous Foes Kill 12 Infamous Foes (three tiers)
 Defeat Spiders Kill 100 spiders (five tiers)
 Defeat Trolls Kill 15 trolls (three tiers)
Defeat Mongrels Kill 30 Mongrels (three tiers)
 Complete Duelling Feats Finish 42 Dueling Feats (five tiers)
Collect Ancient Magic Traces Find 12 Ancient Magic Hotspots (three tiers)
Pop Balloons Burst 15 sets of Balloons while on your broom (four tiers)
Landing Platforms Complete eight Landing Platforms (four tiers)
Complete Merlin Trials Solve 20 Merlin Trials (five tiers)
Find Astronomy Tables View 15 Astronomy Tables (three tiers)
Solve Hogwarts Secrets Correctly solve all three Hogwarts secrets (three tiers)
Collect Field Guide Pages in Hogsmeade Find 25 Field Guide Pages in Hogsmeade (four tiers)
Collect Field Guide Pages in Hogwarts Find 50 Field Guide Pages in Hogwarts (five tiers)
Collect Field Guide Pages in Highlands Find 16 Field Guide Pages in the Highlands (four tiers)
 Breed Unique Beasts Breed 10 unique Beasts (one tier)
Rescue Unique Beasts Rescue 30 unique Beasts (three tiers)
Upgrade Your Gear Upgrade your gear 15 times (three tiers)

The majority of these challenges you will naturally work towards as you are playing. After all, a lot of them are just for completing basic tasks. But you will need to take on some tougher challenges like the Hogwarts Legacy side quests and Hogwarts Legacy Assignments.

These are paired alongside collectibles and other hunts throughout and across the Hogwarts Legacy map which will take up far more of your time. So, you will need to pay some attention to the extra activities, alongside doing your Hogwarts Legacy classes to unlock spells in Hogwarts Legacy and grab new gear for your character.

That covers all the Hogwarts Legacy challenges in the game. These are more of a guide than a checklist of things to do in the game. They point you in the right direction while you are playing so you can see just what is on offer. For even more guides as you are tackling these, check out our Hogwarts Legacy walkthough article.

Hogwarts Legacy has drawn considerable criticism during its development, largely due to the fact that the creator of the Harry Potter series, J.K. Rowling, has made a number of transphobic remarks on social media in recent years.

While Avalanche has confirmed that J.K. Rowling is not “directly involved” in the development of Hogwarts Legacy, it is working with “her team” and Portkey Games, a Warner Bros. label dedicated to launching new experiences inspired by J.K. Rowling’s original stories. It is currently unclear whether she will earn any royalties from the game’s sale, but it is likely given it is based on her original body of work.

If you would like to learn more about transgender rights or lend your support, we’d encourage you to check out the National Center for Transgender Equality in the US and Mermaids in the UK.