Hogwarts Legacy: How to advance time, change weather & skip day/night

Hogwarts Legacy Time SkipPortkey Games, Warner Brothers

Certain tasks in Hogwarts Legacy will demand you to skip or pass the time of day to complete them. This handy guide will tell you everything you need to know about advancing time and changing the weather.

Hogwarts Legacy is an open-world game with a dynamic time and weather system, so some opportunities only present themselves at certain times of the day. Completing the game will take quite some time, and mastering the day & night cycle will become essential to experience some of the content.

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Additionally, players will spend a good deal of time exploring the grounds outside of Hogwarts. Quests and main narrative plot points will offer plenty of opportunities to sneak out after curfew, and some of these events will require players to jump between times of the day.

Below is everything you need to know to advance the time or skip between times of day in Hogwarts Legacy.

How to advance time in Hogwarts Legacy: Change weather, day and night

Hogwarts Legacy Time Skip Main MapPortkey Games, Warner Brothers

To advance or skip time in Hogwarts Legacy players will need to navigate to the main Map screen. This can be done by pausing the game and selecting the “Map” tab. By pressing the right analog stick on the PS5 or Xbox Series X, players will then be able to advance the time of their games.

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It is important to note that time advances by day and night cycles. Jumping forward during the day will advance to night while waiting at night will make it daytime. There is no way to advance hour-by-hour.

Additionally, when certain quests require you to wait for until either day or night, you can simply go to the quest marker and press either ‘Square’ or ‘X’ to advance to the correct time automatically.

And that’s everything players need to know about skipping or passing the time in Hogwarts Legacy! Those interested in more guides can find some of them listed below:

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