Upgrading Gear and applying Traits is an essential feature in Hogwarts Legacy that helps make your character more powerful, allowing you to take down enemies faster while increasing your overall defense, which also increases your survival chance. 

While you don’t get access to Gear upgrades and Traits from the get-go, you can see upgrade and Trait slots whenever you equip a new piece of Gear, making players question how to upgrade Gear in Hogwarts Legacy.

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How to upgrade Gear in Hogwarts Legacy

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To upgrade Gear in Hogwarts Legacy, you must complete the story quests “The Room of Requirement and The Elf”, “The Nab-Sack”, and “The Loom”. 

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Once you do that, you can conjure an Enchanted Loom using the Conjuring Spell that Professor Weasley teaches you during The Room of Requirement quest, granted you have eight Moonstones. 

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After you have conjured and placed the Enchanted Loom in the Room of Requirement, you can use it to upgrade Gear and apply unique Traits. That said, Gear pieces in Hogwarts Legacy offer three upgrade slots and a Trait slot. 

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You can apply Traits to get a damage buff with certain spells, reduce the damage taken from specific enemies, and so on. At the same time, you can upgrade the Gear to increase its efficacy. 

Whether it is Traits or resources required to upgrade your Gear in Hogwarts Legacy, you can acquire them from the open world by engaging in different activities, including opening chests. 

That concludes our guide on how to upgrade Gear in Hogwarts Legacy. 

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