Moth Mirrors Are One of Many Puzzle Types in 'Hogwarts Legacy' — All Locations Explained

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May 23 2023, Published 6:52 p.m. ET

'Hogwarts Legacy' Player looking at a mirror with a moth-shaped symbol on it.
Source: Avalanche Studios

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Within the opening hours of Hogwarts Legacy, players will come across various kinds of puzzles requiring certain spells or items to initiate them.

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These puzzles are optional, but it doesn't hurt to stop and solve them for nifty rewards. For instance, completing multiple Merlin Trials will increase the number of gear slots, and Puzzle Doors hide worthwhile goodies behind them.

In the case of another puzzle type called Moth Mirrors, finishing one will reward you with a Field Guide Page to add to your ever-growing book. If you aim to hunt them down, here's a list of all Moth Mirror locations in Hogwarts Legacy.

'Hogwarts Legacy' Player using Lumos to reveal an vision on a Moth Mirror.
Source: Avalanche Studios
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All Moth Mirror locations in Hogwarts Legacy:

Throughout Hogwarts Legacy, you can find and complete 20 Moth Mirror puzzles. Below are all Moth Mirror locations and where you can locate the mystical moth for each frame:

Moth MirrorLocationWhere to Find the Moth
Library AnnexFound on the Library Annex second floor behind bookcases.On the podium by the staircases.
Potions ClassroomFound down a hallway with paintings next to the Daedalian Cabinet near the Potions Classroom.Down the hallway nearby a troll statue.
Astronomy TowerInside the tower and near a fireplace.Near a blackboard higher up the tower.
Defense Against the Dark ArtsNext to the Floo Flame in this area.Near Professor Fig's Classroom.
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Transfiguration ClassroomUp the staircase near the classroom.Behind a door requiring Alohomora in the History of Magic Classroom.
Transfiguration CourtyardFrom the nearby Floo Flame, enter the door in front of you and head up a staircase to reach a hallway with green gas.Down the hallway and to your left near centaur paintings.
Hogwarts North ExitInside the shed near the Floo Flame.At the back of the shed.
Great HallOn a wall near the Great Hall entrance.On a podium in the Great Hall.
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Viaduct CourtyardAt the edge of the plaza and facing the lake.Up a nearby staircase and toward the end of a hallway.
Clock Tower Courtyard (Floo Flame)Behind a Level 1 Lock door near the Floo Flame.At the far right of the courtyard.
Clock Tower Courtyard (Argyllshire Map)Near the map of Argyllshire, you must use Depulso to locate the mirror.Inside the girls' bathroom on the right side of the map.
Slytherin DungeonDown a twisting corridor next to a suit of armor.Further down the area to the right on a wall.

Ravenclaw TowerDown the staircase near the Floo Flame.At the top of the staircase.
Trophy RoomDown a hall with a Phoenix gargoyle facing the Headmaster's Office.Down the nearby staircase on the ceiling.
Hog's HeadOn the side of the Hog's Head Inn.On multiple boxes outside the Inn.
Broom ShopBehind the house near the South Hogsmeade Floo Flame.Behind the nearby shops and near an Eye Chest.
The Old FoolInside the Old Fool.Behind the Old Fool on crates.
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Water MillInside the water mill on the eastern side of town.Atop a lamppost leading back into town from this area.
Dogweed and DeathcapWithin the shop.At the top of the shop.

By completing these puzzles, you can earn some experience relatively easy and slowly build up your Field Guide, making your wizard or witch much stronger and well-traveled.

Hogwarts Legacy is now available for PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, and PC. It will later release on Nintendo Switch on Nov. 14.

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