Hogwarts Legacy gear slots - How to unlock and use

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March 8, 2023: Read on to know how to unlock more gear slots in Hogwarts Legacy.

One of the most common features of role playing games is gearing up a character to make them stronger. In Hogwarts Legacy, that comes in the form of gear slots. So how do you unlock more Hogwarts Legacy gear slots? Well read on and we'll tell you!


Typically, gear is acquired over time by completing quests or defeating enemies. While this is true here, Hogwarts Legacy goes about the gearing process a bit differently than other games. Luckily, our guide will give you all the details needed to get more gear slots in game.

While you're here, if you're looking for more Hogwarts Legacy content, then be sure to check out our other guides. Read up on picking your wand, our Hogwarts Legacy spells list, and our guide to the Hogwarts Legacy transmog system.

What are Hogwarts Legacy gear slots?

In Hogwarts Legacy, gear slots are slots to equip different types of gear. Gear generally will give you an offensive or defensive stat. There are seven total gear slots that are on your character:

  • Wand
  • Gloves
  • Face
  • Headwear
  • Neckwear
  • Robe & Cloak
  • Outfit

There's also two accessory slots as well:

  • Flying Mount
  • Broom

But how do we unlock these slots?


How do I unlock more Hogwarts Legacy gear slots?

In order to unlock more gear slots in Hogwarts Legacy, you'll have to complete the different Merlin's Trials. These are typically shorter gameplay sequences that are fairly quick to get through. Once you've completed all Merlin's Trials, then you'll have unlocked all gear slots in the game. Then you can equip items to your heart's content!

That's all we have for you on Hogwarts Legacy gear slots. While you're here, check out some of our other Hogwarts Legacy guides, such as our full quest list, our guide to beating the pensieve guardian and guide to opening door puzzles.