Which classic Harry Potter characters are in Hogwarts Legacy?

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Hogwarts Legacy has arrived and fans can finally live out their wizarding world fantasies. As the story is set before the events of Harry Potter, however, many players are wondering if they’ll meet any classic characters throughout the game.

Before diving into Hogwarts Legacy, a lot of fans of the wizarding world are wondering if they might bump into any familiar faces during the course of the story. Due to its historical setting, it’s certainly a possibility you could meet some beloved characters during your Hogwarts adventure.

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If you want to know exactly what classic characters make appearances in the game, we’ve got you covered with a full list below.

While there is a long list of possible characters that could be present in the game somehow, with Dumbledore and Flamel joined by the likes of the Hogwarts ghosts, you’re unlikely to be running into Harry, Ron, and Hermione 100 years before they were even born.

That said, there is a very small list of characters in Hogwarts Legacy that you might recognize as fans of the book series. They are:

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  • Nearly Headless Nick
  • Peeves
  • Professor Cuthbert Binns
  • The Fat Lady
  • Professor Phineas Nigellus Black

Those are all of the established classic characters that you’ll meet in Hogwarts Legacy, however, they are some new characters with direct links to beloved fan favorites, including professor Matilda Weasley, the deputy headmistress of Hogwarts, and her nephew Hector Weasley who is a fellow student.

That’s everything you need to know about the classic Harry Potter characters who appear in Hogwarts Legacy. For more wizarding world content, check out our guides below:

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