Hogwarts Legacy Disillusionment Chests: How to Open Eye Chests

Getting stared at by a chest with an eyeball in Hogwarts Legacy? Here's how to Disillusionment eye chests.

Roaming the world of Hogwarts Legacy and feel like you have eyes on you? It is probably an eye chest, referred to in the game as Disillusionment Chests. Ornately gilded with a moving eye that watches your every movement, there is a certain trick you'll need to know if you're wondering how to open eye chests.

How to Open Disillusionment Chests in Hogwarts Legacy

There are two methods to use if you want to open eye chests. The key to these cracking these chests is to not be seen, which is impossible to avoid with an ever moving, giant eyeball on the lid.

The first method is to use the Disillusionment Spell on yourself and sneak up on the chest. The second method is to utilize an Invisibility Potion. Going invisible renders the eye's defenses null, giving you access to the chest's contents.

How to Get the Disillusionment Spell

The Disillusionment Spell can be obtained during the "Secrets of the Restricted Section" quest, while the potion can be crafted in the Room of Requirement or purchased at J. Pippin's Potions in Hogsmeade for 800 Gold Galleons.

Each chest rewards 500 Gold Galleons, so casting the spell is the most cost efficient way to open eye chests.

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Disillusionment Chests are scattered throughout the Hogwarts Legacy world, including Hogwarts, Hogsmeade, and beyond. Opening the eye chests can be a great strategy to make money fast. Go invisible and rake in that money!

With that, now you know how to open eye chests (Disillusionment Chests, to be proper) in Hogwarts Legacy. If you found this guide helpful, check out some of our other guides on the game such as how to fix getting a black screen.

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Published Feb. 11th 2023

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