Mounts in Hogwarts Legacy refers to the magical beasts that wizards and witches can use to traverse the Wizarding World. Unlike Brooms, which only allow its users to fly, Mounts can also be used on the ground, acting like a normal horse would. The most popular flying mounts are the Hippogriffs and the Winged Horses, which include many diverse breeds.
- If you want to learn about Brooms, please feel free to refer to the Brooms page for all upgrades and information.
How to Unlock Flying Hogwarts Legacy
Brooms will be the first mount and method of flying in Hogwarts Legacy. Players will need to progress through the Main Storyline till the Flying Class becomes available. Players will then be introduced to additional Quests will Albie Weekes, who runs the Broom shop in Hogsmeade. Complete his Broom race challenges and requests to gain access to more of his Broom stock in upgrades.
How to Unlock Mounts Hogwarts Legacy?
Highwing is the first Mount and Flying Mount that you will have access to. Access to Highwing also requires storyline progress until you complete The High Keep main quest. Completing The High Keep gives you access to High Wing. Players will then later be able to encounter other Hippogriffs at Hippogriff Dens. Tame a Hippogriff to be able to use them as Mounts. Those who have made a pre-order or who have purchased the Deluxe editions will also then have access to their special mounts following the completion of The High Keep.
Exclusive Mounts Hogwarts Legacy
Players can get hold of 2 confirmed Flying Mounts in Hogwarts Legacy by pre-ordering the game or a special edition of the game:
- Caligo (Onyx Hippogriff): Can be earned by pre-ordering any version of the game.
- Sepulchria (Thestral): Part of the Dark Arts Pack, can be earned by pre-ordering the Digital Deluxe Edition. Players also earn the Dark Arts Battle Arena and the Dark Arts Cosmetic set, as well as a 72-hour early access to Hogwarts Legacy. All Thestral Mounts are also exclusive to this special edition.
Do I have to choose between Flying Mounts or Brooms?
For obvious reasons, players are able to only use one of the aforementioned types of flying transports at a time, but this doesn't mean that you have to stick to one or the other. Wizards and Witches are able to decide freely between them in any instance of the game where flying is permitted. To select which kind of Mount you want to use, bring up your Tool Wheel menu, and all three options will appear including those that have yet to be unlocked.
What types of Mounts are Available in Hogwarts Legacy?
From your Tool Wheel, players will have 3 types of Mount Slots. One for a special Mount unlocked toward the end of the game, the second for your equipped Flying Mount and the third to mount your equipped Broom. Mounts that have not yet been unlocked will be labeled with a No Fly symbol.
How to change your Equipped Mount in Hogwarts Legacy?
Mounts can be swapped and equipped from the Gear menu. Toward the right of your screen will be a section for your Broom and your Flying Mounts. Click on each category to view all available mounts from that category.
Upgrading Mounts in Hogwarts Legacy
Only Brooms in Hogwarts Legacy are upgradable to up to three levels which will improve their speed, acceleration, and handling. The status of your upgrade can be viewed under your equipped form indicated by the three sections. Other Mounts will have standardized stats that cannot be modified.
What Do I need to start flying?
Players don't need to learn a certain skill or ability to be able to fly. As soon as they receive their first Broom or Flying Mount they can use either to fly through an area that allows flying.
Flying Mounts in Hogwarts Legacy
Poppy's friend Highwing is a fiercely loyal and dependable Hippogriff. Highwing trusts you and will allow you to soar the skies on her back.
You have earned the trust of this beautiful, black Hippogriff and will now be able to soar the skies on its back.
A tame and gentle female Thestral that will allow you to soar through the clouds on her back.
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(Lord of the Shore)
Mounts Information Hogwarts Legacy
Hippogriffs are half-eagle and half-horse magical beasts. They are proud creatures that demand proper etiquette by the person approaching them. Hippogriffs are also extremely loyal and fiercely protective of those who have earned their trust, going as far as to put themselves in danger in order to help those persons they trust.
As is the case with Winged Horses, Hippogriffs owners are also required by law to cast Disillusionment Charms on them regularly, to conceal them from Muggles.
Winged Horses (Thestral)
Winged Horses in Hogwarts Legacy
Different breeds of Winged Horses can be found throughout the world, and their owners are required by law to cast Disillusionment Charms on them regularly, to conceal them from Muggles. The Thestral is the only one to make an appearance in the game with 2 known Thestral Beast Dens. They can be bred and cared for in the Vivarium and can yield Thestral Hair.
- Sepulchria, a Thestral Mount can be found in the player's inventory if they have pre-ordered the Digital Deluxe Edition of Hogwarts Legacy once they've completed the main quest: The High Keep.
- You can also find them in Thestral Dens located in: North Ford Bog: [Map Link], and in Marunweem Lake: [Map Link]
- Thestrals first appear in "Harry Potter and The Order of the Phoenix". These magical beasts are used to take students in carriages to Hogwarts, and can only be seen by people who have witnessed death up close.
Winged Horses Breeds
There are four known Horse Breeds in the Wizarding World:
Graphorn (Lord of the Shore)
Graphorn is unlocked as a Mount Late game as a part of the Main Quests. Graphorns are large mountain-dwelling beasts that tough hide and two sharp horns, and are known for their aggressive nature. Their tentacle-like appendages are used for capturing food and tending to their young. They can be cared for in the Vivarium and will yield a Graphorn Horn. Their only known Den is located in the Southern Calgmar Coast region [Map Link]. These special Mounts do not fly, but are the only Mounts that can dash on ground which can break through light items, and knock over enemies in their path.
Mounts Notes and Tips Hogwarts Legacy
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