In Hogwarts Legacy, mysteries tend to linger around even behind locked doors. Unraveling mysteries can lead you to new spells which you can add to your arsenal. This particular mystery is about the Slytherin Locks which is part of a quest. Here is how you can open Slytherin Locks in Hogwarts Legacy.
How to solve Slytherin Locks in Hogwarts Legacy
Unlocking the Slytherin Locks is part of In The Shadow of the Study quest in which you would help Ominis and Sebastian to get inside Salazar Slytherin’s Scriptorium. Part of the quest requires you to solve Slytherin lock puzzles to gain access to another room. You will find three lock dials with symbols and a snake guarding them on top. To solve the three snake puzzles, you need to match the symbols on the gate with the snake dials.
If you look around the room, you will find three different iron gates with symbols carved at their center. Each gate has two unique symbols which you have to match with the Slytherin locks. Use the correct symbols with the locked dials and the gates will open. Use Q, E to rotate the top dial and A, D for the bottom dial on keyboard, and the equivalent buttons on controllers. All the solutions for the three Slytherin locks are mentioned below.
How to solve the first Slytherin lock in Hogwarts Legacy
To unlock the first Slytherin lock, enter the first room which is on the left side of the main entrance and there you will find a snake dial. Use Confringo to light up the flambeau beside the locked dial. Look at the image above to see the symbols which matches the snake puzzle and that will unlock the first gate.
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How to solve the second Slytherin lock in Hogwarts Legacy
The second Slytherin lock is in front of the main entrance and just beside it there is a iron gate with bars. Check the image above to see the symbols on the gate and use the same ones on the nearby locked snake dial. The gate has a circular shape on top followed by the shape of a snake at the bottom. Move the second Slytherin lock dial with the same symbols and it would lead open the gate.
How to solve the third Slytherin lock in Hogwarts Legacy
Use Lumos and enter through the second gate as it will lead you to the third and final locked snake dial. The final snake lock opens the main door in the corridor. Use Confringo to light up the flambeau beside it. Now see the image above to match the symbols. The gate has a jellyfish shape on top while the bottom has a shape like a pyramid. After unlocking the third gate in this room, you can continue with the rest of the quest. You will also find Noctua Gaunt’s notes which would indicate that she came down in search of the Scriptorium as well.
Remember, to get inside the Scriptorium, you need to light three braziers in the hallway. You can do this quickly if you use Confringo to light them up at once. With this part of the quest done, the door would open up the way inside the Scriptorium. Cast Lumos and take the winding staircase that leads you to a room with a locked door. After using Revelio, you will find a broken stone wall. Use the spell Reparo to build it back up and read the message engraved. You would have to ask Ominis to unlock the door with his Parseltongue. This is when you come across the Slytherin locks in Hogwarts Legacy.
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