Having the best build for your character in Hogwarts Legacy means combining different spells, talents, gear traits, and more. The game gives you a lot of freedom to customize and tailor a build according to your playstyle.
Whether you create a build based on your spell preference or are interested in making a build themed after some of the famous characters from the Harry Potter world, Hogwarts Legacy has it all.
You need to ensure that you create your build after understanding all the aspects associated with it. Since you cannot respec in Hogwarts Legacy, you must put your talent points into the best possible skills.
Several builds provide you with different playstyles, so it is crucial to understand each one before making any decision regarding Hogwarts Legacy’s best builds.
Best builds for every playstyle in Hogwarts Legacy
- Harry Potter build
- Tom Marvolo Riddle build
- Dumbledore build
- Fire build
- Damage build
- Strongest build
- Curse build
- Stealth build
Hogwarts Legacy Harry Potter build
This particular build is perfect if you want to equip a playstyle that utilizes different spells to stay undetected. This way, strategically using this Hogwarts Legacy playstyle, you can surprise the enemies with dangerous spells and cause maximum damage.
Spells: Disillusionment, Glacius, Expelliarmus, Confringo, Accio, Petrificus Totalus, Levioso, Incendio
Gear Traits: Ambush I, Concentration I, Unforgivable I
Talents: Spell Knowledge I, Spell Knowledge II, Enduring Curse, Swift, Accio Mastery, Incendio Mastery, Confringo Mastery, Blood Curse, Curse Sapper
For this Harry Potter build, our main objective is to stay hidden (Invisible) and get to enemies to attack them using some dangerous spells. We will invest more into stealth talents and traits to buff the damage output.
The traits we mentioned in this build are all level 1, but we recommend using level 3 traits as you level up. The spells we use for the Harry potter build-in Hogwarts Legacy include Disillusionment. This is the core ability that allows us to go invisible.
Glacius will allow you to freeze the opponent to deal more damage to them. You can combine it with Confringo to deal more damage.
Expelliarmus is one of the most commonly used spells and will allow your harry to disarm enemies and deal damage.
Accio is a significant spell as you can use it to break enemy casting and bring them towards you for dealing damage with a short-range attack. At last, we will recommend you finish off the fight with Incendio.
You need to start the fight with a Disillusionment spell to become invisible and sneak on the enemies to attack using the Petrificus Totalus. If you get revealed during this, you can attack using Glacius to freeze enemies and finish them off using Confringo.
Another combo you can use is Leviosa, followed by Expelliarmus and Accio. After that, you can finish it with the Incendio spell and take out the enemy.
Remember that in this build, our main objective is to stay hidden and target enemies. In case you get discovered, use the first combo we mentioned to one-shot enemies.
Hogwarts Legacy Tom Marvollo Riddle / Voldemort build
This is the best build if you like having a playstyle that revolves around cursed spells. Your cursed spells can cause maximum damage if used correctly.
Spells: Crucio, Flipendo, Imperio, Avada Kedavra, Incendio, Confringo, Diffindo, Accio
Gear Traits: Unforgivable I
Talents: Spell Knowledge I, Spell Knowledge II, Enduring Curse, Swift, Diffindo Mastery, Incendio Mastery, Confringo Mastery, Blood Curse, Curse Sapper
The main objective of this Voldemort build in Hogwarts Legacy is to buff your curse effects so you can damage the enemies using the forbidden spells. Since we will focus more on using the forbidden spells, you can call it a dark wizard build as well.
The spells we are going to use include Crucio. This spell will make enemies take damage over time and can curse multiple enemies at once. The next spell we use in Flipendo allows you to flip enemies upward and backward.
Imperio is another spell you can use to make your enemy target and curse other enemies. We have also used the Avada Kedavra spell. It is a highly overpowered spell in Hogwarts Legacy that can take out enemies in a single hit.
You can rely more on Incendio to deal fire damage to enemies. However, Incendio is for close range. If enemies are at a long range, you can use the Difindo spell to do a slash attack. Confringo is another long-range spell you can use to deal damage at a more extended range using bolts.
Last but not least is the Accio spell. This is an essential spell in the game as it will allow you to summon enemies and objects closer to you in Hogwarts Legacy.
Gear traits are the bonuses that you can put on your gear. Some traits will help you buff the attack and damage you deal with, while others will increase your defense in Hogwarts Legacy.
With this build, you can start the fight with Flipendo and follow up with the Crucio spell. After that, you can finish off the fight using the Diffindo.
Other than that, if you are facing a strong enemy, you should first use the Imperio spell so it can start attacking its friends.
You can finish off enemies using the accio and Incendio spells in Hogwarts Legacy. You can take out small enemies with full HP in a single shot using the Avada Kedavra.
The talents we use are the ones you should unlock first, and as you get to a higher level, you can spend your points in any order you want.
We will use Blood Curse initially to curse the enemies in AoE and combine it with other talents like a curse sapper and enduring curse. Together these will help us increase the spell durations to eliminate more enemies.
Hogwarts Legacy Dumbledore build
If you want to complete several objectives while getting the feel of Dumbledore, this build is perfect for that kind of playstyle.
Spells: Flipendo, Glacius, Diffindo, Ancient Magic, Arresto Momentum,
Gear Traits: Ancient Magic III, Concentration III, Laceration III,
Talents: Glacius Mastery, Curse Sapper, Knockback Curse, Basic Cast Mastery, Diffindo Mastery, Enduring Curse
This build’s main objective is to give you the feel of Dumbledore’s playstyle in Hogwarts Legacy. With the spells like Arresto momentum, you can slow down enemies. Other than that, you can use Glacius to freeze enemies.
Talents like the Enduring curse will also buff the damage output. Curse Sapper will help you heal if you take out cursed enemies. The traits like Laceration and Concentration will help you boost the damage of the Diffindo spell in Hogwarts Legacy.
The best way to use the spells in Dumbledore’s build is to start with the Glacius to freeze the enemies. This will help you deal significant damage, and you can follow it up with Arresto Momentum.
This will significantly lower the speed of other enemies and help you plan the next attack. This build highly depends on the Ancient magic trait, which will help you fill the ancient damage meter. Once the meter is filled, you can use the Ancient Magic ability to damage the enemies significantly.
Hogwarts Legacy Fire build
The associated playstyle with this build is going aggressive and using several fire spells and explosives to cause AOE damage and deal maximum damage to your foes.
Spells: Confringo, Incendio, Transformation, Bombarda
Gear Traits: Control III, Scorching III, Destruction III, Explosive III, Concentration III, Ancient Magic Focus III
Talents: Incendio Mastery, Confringo Mastery, Bombarda Mastery, Transformation Mastery, Basic Cast Mastery
The main objective of this build is to burn down your enemies and cause AOE damage. This will ensure you can defeat multiple enemies together.
You can use spells like Confringo actually to explode your enemies. Combining the explosion with the burning effect of Incendio helps you beat the foes with ease.
Talents like Bombarda Mastery help you in creating more strong AOE explosions. Ensuring you deal maximum damage within a short period. All the talents and traits perfectly fulfil the actual objective of this build.
You can start by utilizing the Transformation spell and changing your enemies into something more reachable. Bring out your Bombarda spell to remove any obstacle between you and your foes.
This will allow you to cause AOE damage and end your spells with Confirngo and Incendio. You can burn and burst your enemies due to these spells.
Hogwarts Legacy Damage build
This build is associated with a playstyle that is purely based on dealing maximum damage no matter what spells or ways you need to opt for it.
Spells: Avada Kedavra, Crucio, Imperio, Transformation, Glacius, Defendo, Bombarda, Levioso, Descendo
Gear Traits: Concentration III, Unforgivable III, Laceration
Talents: Blood Curse, Stunning Curse, Enduring Curse, Imperio Mastery, Crucio Mastery, Avada Kedavra Mastery
The main objective of this build is to deal maximum damage to your foes using a combination of different spells and resources. The combination of Avada Kedavra, Crucio and Imperio allows you to take down multiple enemies in a single shot. These spells ensure you can land the maximum possible damage in Hogwarts Legacy.
You can also use spells like Levioso and Descendo to deal severe damage by slamming your enemies down on the ground.
To increase the damage of these abilities, we must equip Special Knowledge III, as this will allow your damage output to increase many times.
You need to start your fight by using Crucio and making your enemy with the hit. This will ensure that multiple enemies around your hit target get the curse and then use Avada Kedavra to eliminate all the cursed foes. This high damage output ensures no one can stand in your way in Hogwarts Legacy.
Hogwarts Legacy Strongest build
This build is associated with Merlin’s character in Hogwarts Legacy, and your playstyle revolves around the powerful ancient magic.
Spells: Glacius, Incdendio, Arresto Momentum, Expelliarmus
Gear Traits: Control III, Disarming III, Ancient Magic III
Talents: Protego Mastery, Protego Expertise, Glacius Mastery, Disarming Curse, Slowing Curse, Evasion Absorption, Descendo Mastery
This build is one of the strongest because it helps you utilize the most potent Ancient Magic attacks along with the Control spells. You must pair these spells with their advanced level to see the magic unfold. Each strike of yours will hit like a brick, and your foes will be on the floor for most of the combat.
You need to make use of the Protego to stay alert and defend yourself against enemies. This will open an opportunity to use the powerful spells to land maximum hits, and the increase through Ancient Magic III and Control III might be more than enough for your enemies to keep up with.
You need to start with Arresto Momentum and Expelliarmus to initiate a curse on your foes. This will ensure that you get enough time to charge your Ancient Magic meter to unleash this build’s strong attack.
Additionally, make use of the Protego skill to push the attacking enemies back and use the Control spell to have a better standing in combat.
Hogwarts Legacy Curse build
If you want to kill your foes while using a combination of cursing spells and skills, then this build will perfectly fit your playstyle.
Spells: Crucio, Imperio, Avada Kedavra, Stupefy
Gear Traits: Concentration III, Cruelty III, Unforgivable III
Talents: Blood Curse, Basic Cast Mastery, Stunning Curse, Enduring Curse, Imperio Mastery, Crucio Mastery, Curse Sapper, Avada Kedavra Mastery
This build is about using curse spells and skills to remove your enemies from combat. The deadly trio of Avada Kedavra, Imperio and Crucio allows you to mark enemies and eliminate them in a single go.
You can increase the damage the enemies take by the Stunning Curse talent. Additionally, combining your spells with Enduring Curse helps you in keeping your foes under the curse for a longer period, allowing you to finish them off quickly.
Moreover, the Avada Kedavra Mastery makes it possible to simultaneously kill all the enemies under your curse.
The main reason for choosing Unforgivable III and Cruelty III is to increase our damage output for the cursed and damage spells.
Since we want to ensure swift deaths for our enemies, these traits are perfect for this cursed build in Hogwarts Legacy.
You need to ensure that you start your combat by using the Crucio and Imperio spells. This will allow you to mark your target and spread the curse to other nearby foes. Vanish your foes using Avada Kedavra to get multiple kills at once.
Hogwarts Legacy Stealth build
If you love a playstyle that makes minimal noise before taking out the enemies, this stealth build is perfect for you.
Spells: Levioso, Accio, Alohomora, Disillusionment, Nab-Sack
Gear Traits: Ambush III, Protego Shielding III, Binding III, Ancient Magic III, Goblin-Silver III, Necromantic Protection III
Talents: Spell Knowledge I, Sense of Secrecy II, Human Demiguise, Revelio Mastery, Petrificus Totalus, Invisibility Potion Potency
The main objective of this build is to have the highest level of stealth attribute for your character and make surprise attacks. Combining these spells allows you to become invisible and bring the objects closer to yourself.
You must utilize the Levioso spell to lift your enemies up and then slam them down for maximum damage.
Additionally, the Sense of Secrecy reduces the enemies’ ability to detect your presence while you surround them.
You should use the Disillusionment spell before approaching your enemies. You can get close to your enemies this and then use the Petrificus Totalus spell to attack the damage or use Levioso to slam down the enemies after lifting them up.