There are a ton of different RPG elements in Hogwarts Legacy, which makes progression more rewarding. Talents are skills that improve the effects of your spells and abilities, whereas Traits improve your gear.
Trait provides passive bonuses like increased damage from Bombarda spells or decreased damage taken from spiders. Depending on your playstyle, equipping the right Traits can make you more powerful in combat, something that becomes increasingly important as you level up and faces tougher enemies.
If you're overwhelmed by the functionalities of Traits, fret not. Here's our guide explaining how to get Traits and how to upgrade them in Hogwarts Legacy.
REMINDER - Hogwarts Legacy was due to launch on PS4 and Xbox One on April 4, but now won't release until 5 May 2023.
How To Unlock Traits In Hogwarts Legacy
You can unlock new Traits by completing Combat Challenges and looting Collection Chests scattered throughout the open world.
Every Trait comes in three different Tiers, with the latter being the most powerful. Once you have unlocked a Trait, you can equip it on any gear piece.
How To Apply Traits In Hogwarts Legacy
To equip Traits on a different piece of gear in Hogwarts Legacy, you will have to craft a workstation called 'Enchanted Loom' in the Room of Requirements.
The Enchanted Loom won't be available to craft until you have completed the story quest 'The Elf, The Nab-Sack, and The Loom.' If you focus solely on the main story, it could take you between 10-12 hours to unlock the Enchanted Loom.
To craft the Enchanted Loom, you will need 8 Moonstones. Once you have the Loom in the Room of Requirement, you can use it to equip discovered Traits on any of your Gear.
Equipping a tier 1 Trait will cost 1 Puffskein Fur. Equipping a tier 2 Trait will cost 1 Diricawl Feather. And finally, Equipping a tier 3 Trait will cost a Kneazle Fur.
And that's it! That's everything you need to know about Traits in Hogwarts Legacy.
Hogwarts Legacy Traits: How To Unlock And Apply Traits FAQ
How can you unlock Traits in Hogwarts Legacy?
You can unlock Traits in Hogwarts Legacy by completing Combat Challenges and looting Collection Chests scattered throughout the open world.
How do you apply Traits to your gear in Hogwarts Legacy?
To apply Traits to your gear in Hogwarts Legacy, you need to craft the 'Enchanted Loom' workstation in the Room of Requirements. It becomes available after completing the story quest 'The Elf, The Nab-Sack, and The Loom.'
What resources are needed to equip Traits of different tiers in Hogwarts Legacy?
In Hogwarts Legacy, equipping a tier 1 Trait costs 1 Puffskein Fur, a tier 2 Trait costs 1 Diricawl Feather, and a tier 3 Trait costs a Kneazle Fur. These resources are required when using the Enchanted Loom to equip Traits on your gear.