Manor Cape: All 5 Merlin Trial Puzzles
This guide shows how to solve all Merlin Trial puzzles in the Manor Cape area of the Hogwarts Legacy game, which released on 10th February 2023. Solving Merlin Trials increases your gear capacity.
1) Light Torches Merlin Trial
To complete the trial, you need to light up three torches nearby. All the torches are very easy to spot.
2) Symbol Pillars Merlin Trial
As the trial starts, three pillars with symbols will become active. The pillars will have another stone cube with symbols placed above them. To complete this trial, you will need to use the Flipendo spell to flip the top stone such that symbol on the pillar and the stone match on all faces.
3) Giant Stone Ball Merlin Trial
You will find the giant stone ball along the coast. Climb up the mountain next to the ball as shown in the second picture below. Then use Wingardium Leviosa to lift the ball and place it on the mountain you are standing on. Then again use Wingardium Leviosa and place it into the hole on the north side as shown in the third picture below.
4) Moonlight Merlin Trial
After using the Mallowsweet, three stone pillars with moonlight gems will activate in the area nearby. You will also find clusters of butterflies in the area. Go near the butterflies and use the Lumos spell, which will make them follow you. Take them to the giant stone pillar, which will light it up. Light up the three giant stone pillars to complete the Merlin Trial. All the pillars are near the trial and very easy to spot. One butterfly cluster is right next to the trial. For the other butterfly cluster, jump down from the east side of the trial and remove the vines as shown in the second picture below. The butterfly cluster is behind the vines. The final butterfly cluster is under the bridge.
5) Destroy Stone Pillars Merlin Trial
After using the Mallowsweet, you have to destroy the five stone pillars around the symbol to complete the trial. The location of the pillars is shown in the second picture below. Go through the gate on the north side of the trial to find Pillar #1. Pillar #2 is on top of the rock on the east side oof the trial. Go through the passage next to Pillar #2 to find Pillars #3, #4, & #5.