Hogwarts Legacy Best Character Builds for Witches and Wizards

Choose the best set of skills for your character in Hogwarts Legacy using our guide that focuses on Dark Arts, Core, Stealth, and Room of Requirement builds.

Choose the best set of skills for your character in Hogwarts Legacy using our guide that focuses on Dark Arts, Core, Stealth, and Room of Requirement builds.

Hogwarts Legacy offers an outstanding number of character builds that you can try out during their journey through the Wizarding World. But there are some fundamental characteristics that define the best and most effective character builds in the game. Our guide will show you the best character builds for witches and wizards in Hogwarts Legacy.

Best Dark Arts Build

  • House: Slytherin.
  • Wand: Dragon Heartstring.

Dark Arts spells and talents are the most powerful and deadly set of skills that any witch or wizard could learn in Hogwarts Legacy. This build focuses on maximizing its deadly potential, which will allow you to deal with many strong enemies quickly.

Dark Arts Build Spells

  • Avada Kedavra.
  • Imperio.
  • Crucio.

Unforgivable curse spells are a must for any Dark Arts build, and these three spells not only effectively destroy enemies but also curse them.

Dark Arts Build Talents

  • Avada Kedavra Mastery.
  • Curse Sapper.
  • Crucio Mastery.
  • Imperio Mastery.
  • Enduring Curse.
  • Blood Curse.

These talents are focused on supporting your curse spells and boosting their power even further.

Dark Arts Build Traits

  • Unforgivable III.
  • Manipulation III.
  • Cruelty III.

Unforgivable traits are once again a must for any curse-based build with an addition of some extra damage from other offensive spells.

Dark Arts Build Potions

  • Maxima Potion.
  • Focus Potion.

These potions should help you increase the damage, as well as reduce the cooldown times of all your spells.

Best Core Build

  • House: Gryffindor.
  • Wand: Phoenix Feather.

Not all witches and wizards want to be cruel; many actually want to be decent but no less powerful than the dark wizards. This build focuses on balancing your offensive and defensive skills.

Core Build Spells

  • Stupefy.
  • Expelliarmus.
  • Disillusionment.

This set of spells will help you render enemies completely useless and easy targets for your offensive skills, while also remaining relatively safe under the charms of Disillusionment.

Core Build Talents

  • Swift.
  • Protego Mastery.
  • Spell Knowledge III.
  • Evasion Absorption.
  • Protego Absorption.

Quickly parrying and evading damage while turning your own spells into deadly weapons can easily destroy your enemy’s defenses.

Core Build Traits

  • Disarming III.
  • Ambush III.
  • Protego Shielding III.

These traits focus on increasing your damage of the Expelliarmus spell, or while staying under the effects of Disillusionment.

Core Build Potions

  • Focus Potion.
  • Invisibility Potion.

In this case, potions are mainly focused on protecting you and reducing the cooldown times of your spells.

Best Stealth Build

  • House: Slytherin.
  • Wand: Phoenix Feather.

If you like the previous build, but want to focus even more on stealth, then this build will fulfill your wish. It focuses entirely on making you completely invisible to all enemies and allows for some very surprising ambush attacks.

Stealth Build Spells

  • Disillusionment.
  • Accio.
  • Petrificus Totalus.

Effective stealthy gameplay can be hard to achieve in Hogwarts Legacy, but this carefully selected trio of main spells should really help you get as invisible to enemies as possible.

Stealth Build Talents

  • Petrificus Totalus Mastery.
  • Sense of Secrecy II.
  • Human Demiguise.
  • Invisibility Potion Potency.

Invisible but highly dangerous would best describe this set of talents that should help you wipe out hoards of enemies without them even noticing you.

Stealth Build Traits

  • Binding III.
  • Ambush III.
  • Necromantic Protection III.
  • Goblin-Silver Resistance III.

These traits will help you improve your stealth damage, as well as protect you from the most dangerous creatures for this type of build, such as Inferi and Goblins.

Stealth Build Potions

  • Focus Potion.
  • Invisibility Potion.

You will need both of these in order to stay invisible for as long as possible and keep moving freely.

Best Room of Requirement Build

  • House: Hufflepuff.
  • Wand: Phoenix Feather.

The last build is focused primarily on quick potion brewing in the Room of Requirement. Once you are able to craft plants and potions non-stop, there is no escape for your enemies.

Room of Requirement Build Spells

  • Basic Cast.
  • Beast Feed.
  • Beast Petting Brush.
  • Nab-Sack.

Being able to free beasts, feed them, and make them trust you will ultimately give you a huge advantage in everything you wish to accomplish in Hogwarts Legacy.

Room of Requirement Build Talents

  • Fertiliser.
  • Thunderbrew Potency.
  • Headache.
  • Noxious.

Cabbages, Tentaculas, and Mandrakes can quickly become your best friends in the fight against all sorts of hostile monsters that inhabit the wizarding world of Hogwarts Legacy.

Room of Requirement Build Traits

  • Deafening III.
  • Fangs III.
  • Herbology III.
  • Venom III.

Make your beasts and plants work even harder for the noble cause of subduing the uprising of the gnarly monsters.

Room of Requirement Build Potions

  • Chinese Chomping Cabbage.
  • Thunderbrew.
  • Venomous Tentacula.
  • Mandrake.

These also include plants and magic creatures that must be used for all your chosen spells, talents, and traits work in synergy for this build.

Those are the best character builds for witches and wizards in Hogwarts Legacy. Stay tuned for more Hogwarts Legacy tips and tricks articles. If you’re running into the blue characters bug, we’ve got a fix for that. We’ve also covered the black screen bug and provided potential solutions for the game crashing on PC.

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Sergey has been a freelancer in the video games industry for more than five years, writing for various publications around the world. His favorite games are MtG, Dark Souls, Diablo, and Divinity: Original Sin.