Throughout your journey in Hogwarts Legacy, you'll discover various spells that can be used against opponents in combats. One of the game's most powerful spells is Petrificus Totalus, which allows you to execute a stealth kill and move forward unnoticed. However, the unique mechanics make learning how to use Petrificus Totalus difficult.
Here's all you need to know about how to make a stealth kill with Petrificus Totalus in Hogwarts Legacy.
When do you unlock and learn Petrificus Totalus in Hogwarts Legacy?
During the main quest "Secrets of the Restricted Section," you'll have to sneak into the restricted section of Hogwarts Legacy's Library alongside Sebastian Sallow and steal the key from the librarian's desk to enter the restricted section.
However, you must follow a few steps to cast Petrificus Totalus in Hogwarts Legacy and execute a stealth kill.
In Hogwarts Legacy, how do you use Petrificus Totalus?
The Hogwarts Legacy stealth kill mechanism may be a bit confusing at first, but it becomes second nature once you master it.
Step-by-step instructions on how to use Petrificus Totalus to stealth kill
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If you successfully cast Petrificus Totalus and eliminated your opponent, you'll be back in stealth mode and will therefore no longer need to invoke the Disillusionment spell again. You'll only be allowed to leave stealth mode when another adversary observes you.
Petrificus Totalus is capable of killing what enemies.
Petrificus Totalus will allow you to remove smaller adversaries like goblins and medium-sized wizards, but a bigger or higher-level adversary cannot be defeated instantly with Petrificus Totalus. Instead, their health bar will decrease dramatically.
Yes! If you cast Petrificus Totalus in an area with two or more enemies close to each other, you may remove them as long as you press X, Circle, or F properly.
In Hogwarts Legacy, how do I upgrade Petrificus Totalus?
Petrificus Totalus can be upgraded if you wish. After you earn a Talent Point in Hogwarts Legacy, you may acquire Petrificus Totalus Mastery. This will allow you to kill two enemies by just casting the spell at the same time.
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