Within the walls of the magical and iconic magical school, there are plenty of places that we students can’t access, at least until you find out how to get a level 1 lock in Hogwarts Legacy. While there are three tiers of locks across the Wizarding World, many can be opened with a hint of magic.
We found out how to open these locks during the time we spent in our Hogwarts Legacy review. Of course, since this is the most magical school in the world, it is no surprise that doing this requires the use of Hogwarts Legacy spells, which you’ll learn over time as you take on more of the Hogwarts Legacy Assignments.
To get the level 1 lock in Hogwarts Legacy, you need to learn the Alohomora spell, which becomes available in ‘The Caretaker’s Lunar Lament’ mission.
This mission is part of the Hogwarts Legacy quests for the main story, meaning you can’t miss it. Once you’ve learned the spell, you can use it on any level 1 lock around the Hogwarts Legacy map, so try to open as many as you come across.
Finding out how to get a level 1 lock in Hogwarts Legacy isn’t the only thing you’ll want to learn to open. You should read our guide on how to unlock eyeball chests in Hogwarts Legacy if you hope to find everything in the latest game, and make sure to bring your Hogwarts Legacy companions with you. Our Hogwarts Legacy walkthrough also has a ton of help for you as well.
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.