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Hogwarts Legacy Room of Requirement Explained: Gameplay, Customization & More

The Room of Requirement is a space within Hogwarts Legacy that players can use to craft potions, grow plants, and upgrade their gear.

It also houses Vivariums, which players can use to care for magical creatures and gain useful resources to further upgrade their gear.

Once you’re done exploring the Room of Requirement, why not check out the impressive surprises Hogwarts Legacy’s enormous open world has to offer?

What Is the Room of Requirement in Hogwarts Legacy_

Can You Customize the Room of Requirement in Hogwarts Legacy?

Yes, you can customize practically every aspect of the Room of Requirement in Hogwarts Legacy both in terms of gameplay and aesthetics.

You can alter the ceiling, furniture, and decorations as well as conjure additional decorations. Furthermore, you can add stations that offer new gameplay features, such as the Loom.

If you like customizing every little detail in games, then you’re in for a treat with a surprisingly impressive and in-depth customization feature in Hogwarts Legacy!

changing the roof of the room of requirements in Hogwarts Legacy

Once placed, items in the Room of Requirement can then be customized further, and you can change their color, style, size, position, and location. This applies to both cosmetics and gameplay-focused utilities.

Any alterations or conjurings are done in-game and not through a menu. You’ll see your character wave their wand around to place items that will then appear in real-time.

editing furniture in the room of requirements in Hogwarts Legacy

How to Conjure New Furniture & Decorations in Hogwarts Legacy

To conjure furniture, equipment, or decorations, you must be in the Room of Requirement. You’ll need to select from your conjuration recipes which item you wish to conjure.

Conjuring a new piece of furniture, equipment, or decoration will cost you some resources. However, once placed, it can have its style (color or pattern, for example) altered for no additional cost.

Of course, if you want to customize your Room of Requirement on the go, don’t worry. There’s a new way to play Hogwarts Legacy in handheld mode without sacrificing visual quality!

If you’re low on resources, you can also remove any item and receive a small number of the type of resource used to conjure it in return.

adding items in the room of requirements in Hogwars Legacy

Where to Get New Conjuration Recipies in Hogwarts Legacy

You can purchase new conjuration recipes in Hogwarts Legacy from the Tomes and Scrolls shop in Hogsmeade.

Additionally, you can also unlock different objects and conjuration recipes to use in the Room of Requirement by completing various tasks around Hogwarts Legacy’s open world.

How to Upgrade Your Gear in the Room of Requirement in Hogwarts Legacy

To upgrade your gear, you’ll need to unlock the Loom and place it in the Room of Requirement. Next, interact with it and select the piece of gear to upgrade.

You can craft a Trait, which will give you a passive bonus, and then add it to your gear. You can also upgrade the defense stat of your gear.

the Traits screen in Hogwarts Legacy

Here is the full breakdown of how to upgrade your gear in Hogwarts Legacy:

  • Build a Loom and place it in the Room of Requirement.
  • Interact with it (Square on PlayStation, X on Xbox, and Y on Nintendo Switch).
  • Hover over the piece of gear you wish to upgrade.
  • You can choose to add a Trait.
    • Press Triangle to access the Trait list.
    • Select the Trait you wish to equip.
    • Craft it using the required resources (hold X on PlayStation, A on Xbox, and B on Nintendo Switch).
  • To upgrade the gear, select it with Square.
  • Hold X (PlayStation), A (Xbox), or B (Nintendo Switch) to upgrade it using the required materials.
the gear upgrade screen in Hogwarts Legacy

You’ll need to collect resources from magical creatures found in both the open world and in your Vivarium to upgrade your gear.

Every Utility Station You Can Conjure in the Room of Requirement in Hogwarts Legacy

There are a number of unique Utility Stations that you can conjure and place in the Room of Requirement to help you craft new items, brew potions, upgrade your gear and identify items.

Here are all of the Utility Stations available in Hogwarts Legacy:

  • Loom
  • Identification Station
  • Potting Table
  • Scientific Potting Table
  • Potion Station
More Utility Stations are yet to be announced/discovered. We will update this article when the full game launches.
the Identification Station in the Room of Requirements in Hogwarts Legacy

How Do Vivariums Work in Hogwarts Legacy?

Vivariums house magical creatures and are accessed from the Room of Requirement in Hogwarts Legacy.

You can groom, feed, play with, and even name each magical creature inside the Vivariums. You can also increase the ways you interact with the creatures by conjuring new items such as a Toybox.

The magical creatures in your Vivariums may not be the only cuddly animals you’ll get to know, as Patronuses are set to be a part of your Hogwarts Legacy journey.

Magical creatures inside the Vivarium in Hogwarts Legacy

There are multiple different types of Vivariums that you’ll unlock, with each one being accessed from a different door.

Each Vivarium offers unique biomes, such as swamps and meadows, and will also vary in size, allowing for more magical creatures to be kept.

the different Vivariums in Hogwarts Legacy
The circled doors lead to additional Vivariums

Can You Customize Your Vivariums in Hogwarts Legacy?

Yes, you can customize your Vivariums in Hogwarts Legacy by adding both functional and cosmetic items and buildings to it.

Players can add non-gameplay-related cosmetics such as trees, shrubbery, ruins, and statues, as well as gameplay-related items such as feeders and toyboxes.

Like in the Room of Requirement, all items and buildings can be altered in size and style, offering players a lot of varied customizability.

adding new items in the Vivarium in Hogwarts Legacy

You can see how all of the customization mechanics work in both the Room of Requirement and Vivariums in the video below:

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