Hogwarts Legacy: All potions, recipes, ingredients & more

screenshot featuring the potion store in hogwarts legacy.Portkey Games

There are plenty of potions for you to brew in Hogwarts Legacy with each of them offering unique perks and boosts for your character. We’ve got all the recipes to help you brew these potions in the game.

Brewing potions is a fairly simple task in Hogwarts Legacy. However, collecting all the necessary ingredients to brew the potion accurately in your cauldron, can be quite a challenge. Nevertheless, concocting potions can go a long way in helping you with various tasks including combats and duels.

Our guide will not only take you through all the potions currently available in the game but also their recipes and the boosts you can get by using them. Additionally, you will also find out the best methods to collect ingredients for your recipes along with the various places where you can brew them.

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However, before jumping into that, we also have a plethora of guides to make your life easier in Hogwarts Legacy. Be it learning Unforgivable Cursesadvancing time, or changing your equipped spells, we have you covered. Having said that, let’s dive in and check out everything that you need to know about brewing potions in the game.


How to brew potions in Hogwarts Legacy

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You can brew your potions in the Room of Requirement after you unlock them in Hogwarts Legacy.

In order to start brewing potions, you will have to follow the main story of Hogwarts Legacy. You will be able to brew potions in the Potions classroom as soon as you have your first class with Professor Sharp. Additionally, you will also be able to brew potions in the Room of Requirement once you unlock it later in the story. You can start brewing simply by interacting with your potions station at either of the locations mentioned above.

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However, you must note that in order to brew any potion you will need to obtain its respective recipe in the game. Some recipes can be found as you progress through the story of the game while most of the others have to be purchased from the store called J Pippin’s Potions in Hogsmeade. This means that even if you know to brew a specific potion and also have all the ingredients necessary, you won’t be able to brew it until you obtain the respective recipe in the game.

How to find ingredients for potions in Hogwarts Legacy

Given that Hogwarts Legacy features an open-world environment, you will come across plenty of wild herbs and items that can serve as ingredients for specific potions. For this reason, it is highly recommended that you keep collecting any item that you come across in the game. However, foraging for ingredients can take quite a bit of time.

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Nevertheless, the easiest method to collect ingredients for your recipe is to purchase them directly from either J Pippin’s Potions or from The Magic Neep. You can find both these stores in Hogsmeade and the two of them cover almost all ingredient requirements for your potions.

All potions in Hogwarts Legacy and their uses

screenshot featuring the potions classroom in hogwarts legacy.Portkey Games
The Potions classroom is the place to start learning your brewing skills in Hogwarts Legacy.

Before you start brewing, you should note that you will need both, the recipe as well as all the required ingredients to make a specific potion. Once you have obtained everything you need, you can easily brew the respective potion in your cauldron.

Another thing that you should know is that despite a lot of excitement in the community, the Polyjuice Potion is not freely available for brewing in Hogwarts Legacy. You can only brew the shape-changing potion during the quest called the Polyjuice Plot in the game’s main storyline for a specific purpose. Apart from that, the potion remains restricted in Hogwarts Legacy at this time. However, future updates and DLCs could possibly introduce the potion given that its mechanics are already there in the game.

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Having said that, here’s a list of all the potions available in Hogwarts Legacy along with their use and the ingredients required to brew them.

Potion nameUse of potionIngredients
Edurus PotionImproves defense1 Ashwinder Eggs, 1 Mongrel Fur
Wiggenweld PotionRestore health1 Horklump Juice, 1 Dittany Leaves
Focus PotionReduces all spell cooldown1 Lacewing Flies, 1 Fluxweed Stem, 1 Dugbog Tongue
Maximus PotionIncreases all spell damage1 Leech Juice, 1 Spider Fang
Invisibility PotionMakes your character invisible1 Leaping Toadstool Caps, 1 Knotgrass Sprig, 1 Troll Bogeys
Thunderbew PotionStuns and damages nearby enemies1 Leech Juice, 1 Shrivelfig Fruit, 1 Stench of the Dead
Felix FelicisReveals the location of large chests1 Lacewing Flies, 1 Fluxweed Stem

And that’s everything witches and wizards at Hogwarts need to know about brewing potions and collecting recipes and ingredients in Hogwarts Legacy! Players looking for more tips and tricks can check out our other Hogwarts Legacy guides below:

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