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Merlin Trials - Locations Map & How To Solve Puzzles

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Merlin Trials is a puzzle based on spells in Hogwarts Legacy. Learn where to find all Trials of Merlin, map locations, how to start trial with Mallowsweets and get more gear slots.

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Trials Of Merlin Walkthrough

Trials Of Merlin Rewards Gear Slots Expansion

The reward for completing the Trials of Merlin is the "Exploration" Achievement under the Challenges tab in the menu. This will grant you expanded Gear slots. If you are running out of Gear slots, it's recommended to do the Trials of Merlin.

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Complete 52 Trials To Max Gear Slots

If you are looking to fully max out your Gears slot, you will have to complete 52 Trials of Merlin. You will be able to get 40 Gear Slots, double your initial Gear slots, which will allow you to progress smoothly as you explore.

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Total Of 95 Trials Needed For Achievement

All 95 Trials of Merlin must be completed to get the "Merlin's Beard" achievement.

All Trophy List & How To Get

Requires Mallowsweet

To take on the Trials of Merlin, you will need an item called Mallowsweet. It can be grown in Greenhouses or at the Room of Requirement from seeds sold at Magic Neep in Hogsmeade.

Amount Of Mallowsweet
51st timeNeeded for the 51st Merlin Trial
└ Till you increase Gear Inventory to the Max
*1st one will be counted for the Main Quest
94th timeNeeded for the 94th Merlin Trial
└ Till you get Merlin Trial's Trophy

Mallowsweet - How To Get & Use

Look For The Leaf Icon

The leaf-shaped icon indicates the location of the Trials of Merlin, which can be found when zooming in on the World Map.

Map Symbols - All Icons & Location Markings Explained

Solve The Puzzles To Complete The Quest

Trials of Merlin is a quest in which you can complete the Quest by solving a series of puzzles placed in various locations. Puzzles are different in each location, and hints can be found in the surroundings.

Most Puzzles Require Specific Spells

Most puzzles require corresponding spells. Different spells are needed for different situations, such as "Confringo" for setting fires, "Depulso" for pushing things out, and so on.

How To Solve The Puzzles / Trials of Merlin

Required Spells For The Trials Of Merlin

During the Trials of Merlin, there are cases where the degree of difficulty changes dramatically depending on the presence or absence of certain spells. If you want to complete the Quest, it is recommended to learn the following Spells.

Required SpellPuzzle Involved
Basic CastBreaking balls
LumosGuide from the butterflies
DepulsoPulling & Golf
ConfringoDestroying rocks
FlipendoPicture match
ReparoObject restoration
Wingardium Leviosa
*Article will be portrayed Leviosa
Pulling & Golf

Break Balls On The Sticks

Spell RequiredBasic Cast

There are several pedestals with balls placed on top. This Quest can be completed when all of the balls are destroyed by basic casts or other long-distance offensive spells.


Spell RequiredDepulsoLeviosa

In this case, a large ball is placed and there is a bowl at the bottom of the slope. This Quest can be completed by pushing the ball with the spell "Depulso" and putting it in like a golf game.

*In some cases, there are places where the ball is transported from the bottom of the cliff, and "Wingardium Leviosa" may be required.

Fit The Balls Into The Holes

Spell RequiredAccioLeviosa

If there is a plate with four holes, you can find small balls hidden nearby. Search the area with "Revelio" to find the balls, then pull them to the holes with Accio or Wingardium Leviosa.

Block Jumping

Spell RequiredNone *Broom is recommended

The puzzle is a series of steps consisting of white stones. You have to jump from the top to the next block and step on all the blocks to complete the Quest. You can also use your broom for convenience.

There are some things that need to be considered. If you are having a hard time jumping, you can ride your broom instead.

Destroy Rocks

Spell RequiredConfringo

The Quest will require you to destroy the rocks that appear at the start of it. Some rocks can be hard to immediately locate, such as those behind the ivy, so use "Revelio" to confirm their location, then use "Confringo" to destroy them.

Match The Symbol

Spell RequiredFlipendo

During the Trials of Merlin, Stone blocks with symbols will appear. You can complete the puzzle by aligning the side with △ markings using "Flipendo" and then aline other sides without △ markings.

Collect Butterflies

Spell RequiredLumos

You will need to collect blue butterflies that appear at the start of this Trials of Merlin. Use "Lumos" to attract the butterflies and lead them to the stone pillar. Some are hidden so use "Confringo" to find them.

Light The Torches

Spell RequiredConfringo

For this Trials of Merlin, torches will appear. The first torch you light will sink, requiring you to light all of the torches before it does. Make sure to check all of the torches' location

Fix Objects

Spell RequiredReparo

During the Trials of Merlin, the stone pillars will break at the start. This Quest can be completed by using "Reparo" to fix it.

Trials Of Merlin - Rewards & Gear Slots Unlocked

No. Of Completed TrialsGear Slots Unlocked
2 Trials Completed
*The 1st will be counted as Main Quest
+4 Gear Slots
+6 Trials Completed (8 in total)+4 Gear Slots
+10 Trials Completed (18 in total)+4 Gear Slots
+14 Trials Completed (32 in total)+4 Gear Slots
+20 Trials Completed (52 in total)+4 Gear Slots

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