Can you kill people in Hogwarts Legacy?

Hogwarts Legacy is a Harry Potter themed open world game, but it allows you to do whatever you want. If your question is “Can you kill people in Hogwarts Legacy?“, our answer is simply “yes”.

Wizards are as varied as human characters. Sometimes you can be good and sometimes you can be bad. You know the Grand Theft Auto series.

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Can you kill people in Hogwarts Legacy?

If you want, you can attack everyone in front of you as a completely bad person and steal every vehicle you find. But in Hogwarts Legacy, the mechanics don’t work that way.

How do you kill people in Hogwarts Legacy?

In an interview with GamesRadar before the release of Hogwarts Legacy, developer Avalanche Software stated that all players who choose the direction they want (good or evil) can achieve their desires. For this reason, there are cursed spells included in the game. Among these, the Avada Kedavra spell will be the most powerful weapon that those who choose the evil path will learn.

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Can you kill people in Hogwarts Legacy?

When you choose the bad path, there is no moral limit to what you can do. It is possible to use the Avada Kedavra spell, one of the unforgivable curses in the wizarding world, on students or teachers, but there is a price. When you use it, you are sent to Azkaban Prison and the game ends there for you. If you still want to use it, you can read how to learn it below:

How to learn Avada Kedavra in Hogwarts Legacy?

First of all, you need to reach level 28. In order to learn the spell, you need to complete the side quest “In the Shadow of the Relic”. When you complete the quest, you will talk to Sebastian Sallow outside your cave. You can learn the spell by answering the following questions.

Can you kill people in Hogwarts Legacy?
Can you kill people in Hogwarts Legacy?
  • Sebastian Sallow: If I hadn’t known how to cast it
  • Choose: Everyone should know that curse.

The conversation will continue for a while. When the following question appears, choose the second option.

  • Sebastian Sallow: I – could teach you
  • Choose: Yes please.

The Avada Kedavra spell you have learnt will give you access to the dark arts. As mentioned above, there is a price for using this spell on students and teachers in the school. Therefore, use it if you are bored with the game, otherwise you will be sent to Azkaban at the end of the game.

Published on 7 February 2023 for PS5, XSX/S and PC, you can find the Standard Edition and Deluxe Edition of Hogwarts Legacy in the stores of the platforms you want to buy. PS4, XB1 and Nintendo Switch versions will be available on 5 May 2023. Click to buy on Steam.

Murat Oktay

Video games have been my passion for as long as I can remember. I have been writing and managing in the game industry for more than 30 years. I've been playing Diablo 2 nonstop since it first came out.

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