Which house you should choose in Hogwarts Legacy?

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A young student from Hogwarts Legacy is getting sorted into his Hogwarts house wearing the Sorting Hat.

2023 brings about more excitement with the release of Hogwarts Legacy. With all the trailers, content sneak peeks, and pre-order bonuses being released, it's a no-brainer that several fans of the franchise and gamers alike are anticipating a lot for this game. Therefore, you've got to learn which house you should choose in Hogwarts Legacy, as this can affect how you progress in-game.

It's definitely worth deciding already if you're planning to stray from your original house in Hogwarts if you want to make the most of your wizarding experience. As such, this guide will run through each one to make your decision easier.

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Afterwards, feel free to check out our guide on whether Dumbledore is in Hogwarts Legacy. Additionally, browse through our other guide to know if you can play Quidditch in Hogwarts Legacy.

Which house you should choose in Hogwarts Legacy?

The Wizarding World offers unique experiences for players in each house they may choose in Hogwarts Legacy. There are key differences that will alter story progression and the items you will get.

But you shouldn't worry much yet, as players have the freedom to choose their house. There's still a lot of time to do research to decide where you'll belong to. Here are some of the path differences in choosing certain houses in Hogwarts Legacy.

Gryffindor student in Hogwarts Legacy rises up from bed.
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Gryffindor

One of the main features to be expected is having access to the Gryffindor common room, tucked away behind the iconic painting of the Fat Lady. As a companion, you'll have Natsai Onai who will help you on your valiant quests in-game.

Take note though that the path of Gryffindor may take you down the road of righteousness. You may have a more difficult time straying off to dark magic.

Slytherin student in Hogwarts Legacy casts dark magic.
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Slytherin

A fan-favourite house alongside Gryffindor, Slytherin has been given a lot of screentime in trailers and sneak peeks of the game. Slytherin companion Sebastian Swallow can give players the opportunity to learn the Cruciatus Curse, allowing players to take a darker route throughout the game. This is the best house to choose if you want to manifest your dark wizarding skills.

Moreover, the Slytherin common room certainly looks like its Harry Potter film series counterpart, making the trip to the sly house even more exciting.

Ravenclaw student from Hogwarts Legacy walking in the Ravenclaw common room.
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Ravenclaw

We still haven't seen much on this house. Hogwarts Legacy has yet to reveal who the companion of Ravenclaw is, who their head of house is, and what kind of path the house of the knowledgeable and creative takes. However players were able to have a sneak peek on Ravenclaw's common room, which never had an appearance in the films, so this is one fans are bound to be excited about.

In terms of choosing Ravenclaw, perhaps the puzzles and quests would require you to be more creative and logical. This would mean paying more attention to classes too.

Hufflepuff student from Hogwarts Legacy admiring a creature hatching from its eggs while a Griffindor student observes.
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Hufflepuff

Last but not least is the house of loyalty, patience, and hard work, which is Hufflepuff. Another interesting house, choosing the path of Hufflepuff could allow you to be introduced to the world of Hogwarts' fantastical beasts and learn more about Herbology.

From the game's trailers, players are in for a treat for the Hufflepuff common room, which was never depicted in the films.

So have you decided which house you should choose in Hogwarts Legacy? For more guides on the upcoming game, feel free to check out if you can play with friends on a Hogwarts Legacy multiplayer. While you're at it, check out our other article on Hogwarts Legacy mounts that have been confirmed so far.