Hippogriff is a Flying Mount in Hogwarts Legacy. Learn how to unlock its conditions, locations where you can find it, how to fly it including ride and mounting tips in this guide.
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How To Get & Unlock Hippogriff Mount
Obtained Upon Completing The Main Quests "The High Keep"
You can unlock the Hippogriff after completing the Main Quest "High Keep". The timing of the unlock is completing the "High Keep" which is in the middle of the Story Quest. It is the 7th quest that unlocks after "Getting ready to find the Last Keeper".
Get The Pre-Order Bonus Onyx Hippogriff
The pre-order bonus Onyx Hippogriff will be released at the same time as you get a Hippogriff.
Pre Order Bonus Guide & How To Get Rewards
How To Ride Hippogriffs
Can't Fly While Mounted In Some Areas
Certain areas, such as Hogsmeade, are no-fly areas, and you cannot ride Flying Mounts such as Hippogriffs. Also, you cannot enter from outside the area while riding.
How To Control Hippogriffs
|Ride the Flying Mount||L1＋△|
|Run (Long Press)||R2|
|Run (Switch)||Push with the L Stick|
|Ascending/Descending||R stick up/down|
|Change flight speed(Hold)||R2|
|Ride Flying Mounts||TAB＋2|
|Fly slowly (switch)||C|
|Change flight speed (switching)||SHIFT|
Hippogriff's Den Location Map
Beast Guide - How To Get & All Map Location
How To Change Flying Mounts
Flying Mounts Can Be Changed From Gear
If you have multiple Flying Mounts, you can change them from Gear in the menu.
Flying Mounts Overview
Room Of Requirement Can Be Used For Breeding Hippogriff
Flying Mounts Can Be Bred
Flying Mounts can also be kept in Room of Requirement. You can groom it with a brush or feed it to bond with it. By taking good care of your Hippogriff, you will obtain materials to use on your Magic Loom for gear equipment improvement.
|Flying Mounts Name||Obtained Materials|
What Is The Difference Between Hippogriffs (Flying Mounts) And Brooms?
Almost No Speed Difference
There is little difference in flight speed between Hippogriff (Flying Mounts) and Broom. A broom can briefly accelerate even at low altitudes, whereas Flying Mounts can only run at a slower pace on the ground.
Broom Can Be Upgraded
In addition, Brooms can be upgraded, making it faster than Flying Mounts.Broom Guide
Flying Mounts Has No Stamina Gauge
Flying Mounts have no stamina, so it can maintain a steady, fast speed. Whereas Broom's stamina reduces as it ascends, thus you will need to temporarily accelerate to control its stamina gauge.