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Are Harry Potter characters in Hogwarts Legacy?

Hogwarts Legacy
Nico Vergara Updated on by

Hogwarts Legacy, as players may have guessed by now, is based off of the magical Harry Potter series. These popular novels, which were eventually adapted into its own film franchise, is filled with a diverse and memorable cast that any fan will surely remember.

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Since the game is largely inspired by the original Wizarding World installments, it’s only natural for people to ask questions regarding the inclusion of Harry Potter characters within. If you want to know whether or not Harry, Ron, and Hermione are involved, then you’ll be able to find out more below.

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Does Hogwarts Legacy have Harry Potter characters?

Unfortunately, there won’t be any significant Harry Potter characters involved in the game since it takes place in the late 1800s. However, there will be a few names that fans will recognize throughout such as Phineas Nigellus Black, Nearly Headless Nick, and Peeves the Poltergeist.

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Since Hogwarts Legacy takes place in the 19th century, none of the familiar faces from the novels have been born yet. The teachers – apart from Professor Binns – and other students you’ll meet within have also not been featured in the original franchise, which means this title is essentially a separate story from Harry Potter. Luckily, this also means


But based on the content that’s been shown throughout numerous previews, players will still have plenty to enjoy as they’ll be able to explore the entirety of Hogwarts castle and the grounds surrounding it. Different classes will also be a part of your everyday routine as a student, which is a feature that Wizarding World fans have often been looking for.

With all these elements set to arrive on launch day, diehard followers of the original franchise will surely not want to miss it.