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Hogwarts Legacy – Trials of Merlin Quest

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Hogwarts Legacy is a single player, action RPG based on the magical world of Harry Potter. With an endless amount of places to explore and magical spells to learn, there is always something to do and discover. Read on below to follow this Hogwarts Legacy quest!

Last updated May 1, 2023

Trials of Merlin Quest

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  • Help the stranger
    • In the South Hogwarts region, follow the quest marker to the group of NPCs
  • Defeat the thieves
    • Fight the two interlopers along side Nora Treadwell
    • As soon as those two go down, a more powerful Ashwinder Duelist arrives. Another couple of Ashwinder scouts will soon come to their aid
  • Speak with the stranger
    • Nora Treadwell introduces herself as a historian and archeologist specializing in Merlin’s life
    • Merlin attended Hogwarts and left behind dozens of vine covered pillars scattered around. These are called The Trials of Merlin
    • Nora says she believes mallowsweet is an important component in getting the Trials to work
  • Get some mallowsweet from Nora’s trunk
  • Toss some mallowsweet in the center of the stones in a swirl pattern to see what happens
Hogwarts Legacy - Trails of Merlin mallowsweet on stones
  • Solve Merlin’s Trial

    • Nora now says that the vines on the pillars have disappeared
    • At the top of each pillar is a pyre
    • Cast Incendio at the pyres, and the flames will make the pillar sink
    • You’ll need to cast Incendio at each of the pillars before the first one sinks into the ground, or the puzzle will reset itself.
  • Speak to Nora Treadwell
    • She says you can find more of these Trials around the grounds of Hogwarts, and she encourages you to continue to solve them if you can.
  • Hot Tip: Solving the Trials of Merlin will help increase your inventory space over time. Check out our GUIDE for further information on how this works!

Next Quest – The following quest will be one of four, depending on which House you belong to:

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