Hogwarts Legacy players only get to use the Elder Wand in one of the main story quests but you can get a replica of your own.

The Elder Wand is one of the most powerful weapons in this Wizarding universe, but aside from this single mission, players won’t be able to use it or possess the original again.

The brief appearance of the Elder Wand in Hogwarts Legacy is just one of the many references and Easter Eggs found in the game.

Dumbledore with Elder Wand
Credit: Warner Bros.

Is the Elder Wand in Hogwarts Legacy?

While you can not unlock or use the wand normally in Hogwarts Legacy, you will use it briefly while completing the quest “Niamh Fitzpatrick’s Trial“.

This quest will put you up against Death, where Niamh will grant you the wand to take on Death’s minions. However, once the mission is complete, you can not use the wand again.

You will also come across the other two Deathly Hallows in this mission, the invisibility cloak and the Resurrection Stone. However, you will not be able to keep these items either.

In the Harry Potter universe, The Deathly Hallows were believed to be magical items created by Death and whoever possessed all three at the same time would become the “Master of Death”.

Elder Wand in Niamh Fitzpatrick's trial
Credit: FP Good Game

How to Get an Elder Wand Replica in Hogwarts Legacy

There are two ways for players to get a replica Elder Wand in Hogwarts Legacy:

  • Method #1 – Completing the Wizarding World Quiz
    • To get an Elder Wand before you begin your Hogwarts Legacy journey, you will need to create an account at Wizarding World. From there you will be prompted to “Discover Your Wand” by answering seven questions.
    • There are three different versions of the Elder Wand you can receive based on the answers you give.
QuestionAnswers for Phoenix Core Elder WandAnswers for Dragon Core Elder WandAnswers for Unicorn Core Elder Wand
First of all, would you describe yourself as...AnyAnyAny
And your eyes...BlueBlueBlue
Was the day on which you were born..AnyAnyAny
Do you most pride yourself on your..IntelligenceIntelligenceIntelligence
Traveling alone down a deserted road, you reach a crossroads. Do you continue...Right towards the castleRight towards the castleRight towards the castle
Do you most fear...DarknessHeightsFire
In a chest of magical artifacts, which would you choose...Bound ScrollSilver DaggerGlittering Jewel

Once you have completed the quiz, you will be prompted to discover your house. Where you will then be asked to link your Wizarding World account to your WB games account.

  • Method #2 – Create a replica in-game
    • You can create a wand similar to the Elder wand.
    • However, if you have already made your wand in-game, you will be unable to create another unless you reload the save from the beginning.
    • When you reach the point of the story where you receive your own wand, follow these customization options and you will have an Elder Wand of your own:
      • Wand Style – Stalk
      • Wand Color (Variation) – Dark Brown
      • Wood Type – Elder
      • Core Type – Phoenix Feather
      • Flexibility – Hard
      • Wand Length – 14 and a half inches

The finished replica won’t look exactly like the famous wand but it will be the closest you can get.

Elder Wand vs Replica Elder Wand in Hogwarts Legacy

If you are wanting to restart your game or you are just beginning Hogwarts Legacy, check out these other famous wand customizations before settling on the Elder Wand replica.

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