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Hogwarts Legacy player works out how to open the Chamber Of Secrets early

Hogwarts Legacy player works out how to open the Chamber Of Secrets early

Can we enter the Chamber of Secrets in Hogwarts Legacy?

Hogwarts Legacy is a game full of mystery and wonder, but would you really expect anything less in the School of Witchcraft and Wizardry?

In Hogwarts Legacy, you play as a student for reasons unknown (at least at the very start of the game), beginning your academic life at the school during the fifth year to the surprise of your fellow students and tutors alike.

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Amongst all the locations that fans would like to visit in the Hogwarts Castle and its surrounding areas is the Chamber of Secrets, the home of a deadly and ancient beast known as a Basilisk, a giant serpent that loves nothing more than to gobble up muggle-born students. The Basilisk existed to eradicate muggle-born students from the castle and only a Slytherin heir could enter the Chamber. One such heir is the infamous Tom Marvolo Riddle aka the Dark Lord Voldemort.

The entrance to the Chamber of Secrets can be found in a second-floor girl’s lavatory, and its exact location is indicated by a snake-engraved logo on a sink tap. In this very lavatory, the ghostly girl Myrtle aka Moaning Myrtle can be found who was tragically killed by the Basilisk. Fans have wondered whether or not they could enter the Chamber of Secrets in Hogwarts Legacy, and unfortunately, you cannot. Well, at least not yet.

YouTuber ESO has explored the theory of what if you could open the entrance in the game and it seems there might be a way. Being set in the 1890s, long before Tom Riddle, Hogwarts Legacy has an heir of its own, none other than Slytherin House student, Ominous Gaunt.

The Basilisk was born sometime during the 10th and 11th centuries, so it should technically exist within Hogwarts Legacy. It’s also worth keeping in mind that a player back in February 2023, believed that they may have caught a glimpse of the ancient serpent in the Slytherin Common Room.

Just like Tom Riddle and Harry Potter, Ominous Gaunt has the ability to speak parseltongue, and as such can not only speak to snakes, but in theory, he should also be able to speak to the Basilisk. So it’s been speculated that Ominous Gaunt could be the key to entering the Chamber in Hogwarts Legacy.

At the time of writing, the Chamber of Secrets is not enterable in Hogwarts Legacy, but when you consider that its entrance seemingly exists in the lavatory, Ominous Gaunt can speak parseltongue, and some players may have spotted the Basilisk slithering through the halls of Hogwarts, maybe, just maybe, the Chamber of Secrets may feature in upcoming DLC or even a sequel. Only time will tell.

In related news, sadly this week, Sir Michael Gambon who played Professor Albus Dumbledore in the Harry Potter movies sadly passed away aged 82.

Hogwarts Legacy is out now on PC, PlayStation and Xbox, with a Nintendo Switch release date currently set for 14 November 2023.

Featured Image Credit: Warner Bros.

Topics: Hogwarts Legacy, Harry Potter, Warner Bros