How to complete Merlin Trials in Hogwarts Legacy: All solutions

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Hogwarts Legacy introduces players to Merlin Trials through a quest following which they are free to roam around and complete as many trials as they want. Here’s how you can complete all Merlin Trials in Hogwarts Legacy and carry the most gear.

Hogwarts Legacy‘s open world comes with an abundance of things to do that Xbox One and PlayStation 4 players can finally experience as well.

During your time playing the game, not only will you be attending classes at Hogwarts, visiting Hogsmeade, and taming beasts, but you’ll also be completing various tasks scattered around the Scottish Highlands.

One of the most important of these tasks is the Merlin Trials, which gives players a small puzzle to solve and complete in order to upgrade their gear inventory.

Getting these Merlin Trials done is essential, especially as there is so much loot to find in Hogwarts Legacy and you’ll often find your inventory is full. With that said, here’s how to solve all of the Hogwarts Legacy Merlin Trial puzzles.

How to get Mallowsweet for Merlin Trials in Hogwarts Legacy

In order to start a Merlin Trial in Hogwarts Legacy, you must make sure you have some Mallowsweet Leaves in your inventory.

Players can purchase Mallowseet Seeds from Dogweed and Deathcap in Hogsmeade to start growing their own in the Room of Requirement or purchase it from the vendor.

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Hogwarts Legacy’s Merlin Trials pose various challenges.

How to solve all Merlin Trials in Hogwarts Legacy

There are a total of 9 different puzzles that you will have to solve in order to complete every Merlin Trial in Hogwarts Legacy. Here’s the solution for all of them:

Glowing moths

In this Merlin Trial, there will be three stone structures with a gem in the middle and glowing moths around the area. Players need to use the Lumos spell to attract the moths to each stone structure to light them up.

Light torches

Use the damage spell Confringo to light the torch pillars in the surrounding area of the Merlin Trial. Light all three to complete the puzzle.

Smash stone structures

Players will find stone structures in the surrounding area that can be destroyed with Confringo. Destroy every structure to complete the task in the game.

Stone ball

A simple challenge that requires players to use Depulso to move a big stone ball into a stone hole that will be nearby.

Small stone balls

There will be three stone floor structures with holes in the middle of them for this trial. Find the group of small stone balls in the area and use Accio to draw them to one of the floor structures. Do this for all three stone floor structures to complete the Merlin Trial.

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Repair statues

For this Merlin Trial, statues around the area will collapse when the puzzle begins, which players need to repair with the spell Reparo spell. Fix all of these statues to complete the challenge.

Stone structure parkour

For this trial, players will find an obstacle course of stone structures that they will need to jump between without touching the floor. Doing so will complete the Merlin Trial.

Break orbs

If players see pillars with circular orbs on top of them, simply smash all of them with a basic attack to complete the trial.

Column of symbols

This trial requires players to use the Flipendo spell to move each of the cubes with a symbol until the arrow on them is facing downwards.

Merlin congratulates those who complete the trial.

How many Merlin Trials are there in Hogwarts Legacy?

There are a total of 95 Merlin Trials in Hogwarts Legacy all scattered around the vast map, indicated by a circle with a leaf in the middle. While there are a huge number of them, there are only 9 variations of the puzzle you will have to solve in order to complete them.

For more on Hogwarts Legacy, make sure you check out some of our other guides below:

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