Throughout your Hogwarts Legacy playthrough, you’ll find tons of different spells, items and equipment that’ll shape how you play. You may decide only to use spells, while others may throw chomping cabbages everywhere. Either way, magic is a crucial part of progression, with many spells included as requirements for progressing through the main storyline. The Disarming Charm is one of several examples and is one you’ll encounter pretty early on in your travels. With that said, continue reading to discover how to learn the Disarming Charm in Hogwarts Legacy.
How to Learn Disarming Charm in Hogwarts Legacy
When you initially see the letter and quest asking you to learn the Disarming Charm, you may expect either an item or a spell with this particular title. While, yes, it is a spell, it has an entirely different name. The Disarming Charm in Hogwarts Legacy is also known as Expelliarmus, a damage-type magical ability you’ll unlock by completing a particular school assignment.
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How to Learn the Expelliarmus Spell in Hogwarts Legacy
The task you’re looking for is Professor Hecat’s Assignment 2. For it, you’ll have to dodge-roll to avoid enemy attacks 10 times and use Incendio five times. There are two ways you can go about this: you can head into a Crossed Wands battle and use this against fellow students, or you can venture out into the world and do this with enemies. You’ll often find monsters in the overworld but can head to bandit camps, lairs and other common enemy spawn spots to speed up the process.
After completing the two tasks, head back to the Defence Against the Dark Arts classroom and speak to Professor Hecat to learn the Disarming Charm, also known as the Expelliarmus spell. Upon learning this, you’ll gain a new damage spell and meet the prerequisite for Jackdaw’s Rest.
What is the Disarming Charm?
The Disarming Charm, known ingame as Expelliarmus, is a damage spell that causes your enemy’s weapon to fly out of their hand. For example, if you’re fighting another magic user, they’ll lose their wand and, oftentimes, run off to find a new one.
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While this spell deals less damage than ones like Incendio and Confringo, it is a great way to weaken your enemy while inflicting some pain. Using Expelliarmus and following it up with other powerful damage spells can help you quickly eliminate enemies while reducing your chances of getting bombarded by magic and other attacks.
Hogwarts Legacy is available on PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch through the official website. If you’re interested in learning more about the game, check out How to Open Locks in Hogwarts Legacy and How to Go to Azkaban in Hogwarts Legacy.