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Can You Learn To Speak Parseltongue In Hogwarts Legacy?

Learn everything there is to know about Parseltongue in Hogwarts Legacy, including whether or not you can learn to speak it in the game.
Can You Learn To Speak Parseltongue In Hogwarts Legacy?

Wondering if it's possible to speak or learn Parseltongue in Hogwarts Legacy? Look no further.

Parseltongue is a unique language primarily associated with the mythical serpentine creatures in the Harry Potter universe. The language is famously featured in the second book of the series, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, and is said to be the language of snakes. More intriguing, the series' lore dictates that generally, only Salazar Slytherin's descendants can speak Parseltongue.

With the recent release of the highly anticipated game Hogwarts Legacy, players are transported to the magical world of Hogwarts and allowed to explore and experience the magic for themselves. So, it's only natural that players might want to know if it's possible to learn Parseltongue in the game. This guide will explore the possibility of learning this unique language and how it can be used in Hogwarts Legacy.

Can You Speak Parseltongue In Hogwarts Legacy?

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You can't speak Parseltongue, but you will hear it in Hogwarts Legacy. (Picture: Warner Bros. Games)

Unfortunately, learning how to speak Parseltongue in Hogwarts Legacy is not possible. However, players will encounter this strange snake language in the game. Specifically, players will hear one of Salazar Slytherin's descendants, Ominis Gaunt, speak it to open a secret door -- much like when Harry spoke Parseltongue to open the entrance to the Chamber of Secrets.

This encounter highlights the importance of Parseltongue in the wizarding world and provides players with a glimpse of its mysterious power. So while players cannot learn to speak Parseltongue, they will have the opportunity to witness it in action and understand its significance in Hogwarts Legacy. That said, Ominis Gaunt is an interesting addition to the game with significant history, which you can read below (thanks, Harry Potter fandom).

Who Is Ominis Gaunt In Hogwarts Legacy?

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Ominis Gaunt is a character with a rich history in Hogwarts Legacy. (Picture: Warner Bros. Games)

Ominis Gaunt is a descendant of Salazar Slytherin, born into the pure-blood House of Gaunt, who were two dark wizards. He was raised in a traumatic environment that made him pessimistic, distrustful, and sarcastic. He disagreed with his family's use of the Dark Arts, which included using the Cruciatus Curse on Muggles as a family sport.

He attended Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and was sorted into Slytherin. He became friends with Sebastian Sallow and was uncomfortable with his request for help with Dark Magic. He was a fifth-year student during the 1890-1891 school year. It is possible that Marvolo Gaunt was one of the older siblings who subjected Ominis to the Cruciatus Curse.

That's everything you need to know about Parseltongue in Hogwarts Legacy. Now that you know everything about this secret snake language from the Harry Potter series, you might want to learn more about the origins of Slytherin house. Check out our video exploring each of the four Hogwarts houses below.