Hogwarts Legacy: Viaduct Bridge Puzzle Guide

Learn how to solve the Viaduct Courtyard bridge puzzle in Hogwarts Legacy and claim legendary outfit reward.

Hogwarts Legacy Bridge Puzzle
Hogwarts Legacy Bridge Puzzle

Among the many puzzles in the latest Hogwarts Legacy, the bridge puzzle is gaining much attention among players. Especially because the puzzle is hidden in plain sight and collects a unique reward, yet many players never pay attention to it. Thanks to the amazing and breathtaking world of Hogwarts Legacy and the sheer size of the map, it is pretty easy to ignore this puzzle. 

At the same time, those who discovered it were perplexed about how to solve the puzzle and where to begin. If you are also one of those players struggling to engage with the bridge puzzle in Hogwarts Legacy, then you are in the right place. This guide entails everything you need to know about solving the bridge puzzle, and claim your reward for discovering and completing the puzzle added by developers in the game. 

Key Takeaways

  • While various puzzles are easily discoverable through story progression, the bridge puzzle in Hogwarts Legacy is well hidden from players. 
  • While you can initiate the puzzle by exploring Hogwarts and visiting the Viaduct Courtyard bridge, you might still want to progress the storyline to meet the requirements of solving the puzzle
  • For that instance, players must first unlock Incendioor Confringo spell to solve the puzzle. 
  • Once you have the spell, all you need to do is to cast the fire spell on all four braziers on the bridge and light them up as the first part of the puzzle. 
  • Once all braziers are lit, find a unique manhole on the bridge that features four symbols along with four respective Roman numerals. 
  • If you pay attention, these symbols are also represented on the four braziers you interacted with using Incendio or Confringo
  • The next step is to interact with each brazier and set them to their respective Roman numeral, as mentioned on the manhole on the bridge
  • Once all the braziers are rotated and set, players will unlock the manhole and gain access to the tunnel underneath the bridge. Here players will be rewarded with two chests containing random loot and legendary gear

Hogwarts Legacy Bridge Puzzle

The bridge puzzle is as unique as the others and requires significant attention to detail from players. For those unaware, bridge puzzle is available at Viaduct Courtyard, a short bridge connecting the Great Hall and the Library Annex. But before you even visit the location, there is an important requirement that you must meet to complete the puzzle. 

Location of Bridge Puzzle
Location of Bridge Puzzle – Image by: VeryAliGaming

Requirement For Solving Bridge Puzzle

Solving the bridge puzzle in Hogwarts Legacy comes with a pretty neat requirement. Since most of the portion of Hogwarts is accessible after completing Professor Ronen’s class and his tasks, players can easily explore the castle using Floo Flame Fast Traveling. At the same time, players can reach the Viaduct Courtyard bridge and often try to engage with the puzzle

However, they are missing one critical aspect of the puzzle, which requires an Incendio or Confringo spell. For that instance, players must progress the campaign until they have unlocked Incendio from Professor Hecat.

Once unlocked, now you can easily fast-travel to the location using Viaduct Courtyard Floo Flame and initiate your bridge puzzle in Hogwarts Legacy.

How To Solve Bridge Puzzle

Now that you have met the puzzle’s major requirement you must pay attention to the world and interactable elements in the location. Firstly, use Revelio to reveal the four Braziers on the bridge. Now that you have acknowledged these four Braziers, to get things started, you must use Incendio or Confringo to light them up. 

Bridge Puzzle and their Respective Roman Numerals
Bridge Puzzle and their Respective Roman Numerals – Image by: VeryAliGaming

Once all four Braziers are lit up, all you need to do is to find the unique manhole of the sort that has four symbols along with their respective Roman numbers. This is where you must pay attention, as these symbols and Roman numerals will aid you in solving the puzzle. 

If you look at the braziers, they also contain the same four symbols as on the manhole. Plus, they are interactable to set the number. All you need to do is to set the numbers to the respective shape of braziers, and you will be all set to solve the bridge puzzle at Viaduct Courtyard. 

Manhole on Viaduct Courtyard Bridge
Manhole on Viaduct Courtyard Bridge – Image by: VeryAliGaming
Set III on this Brazier
Set III on this Brazier – Image by: VeryAliGaming
Set I on this Brazier
Set I on this Brazier – Image by: VeryAliGaming
Set IV on this Brazier
Set IV on this Brazier – Image by: VeryAliGaming
Set II on this Brazier
Set II on this Brazier – Image by: VeryAliGaming

Remember, lighting up all four braziers is very important, and you will be unable to complete the puzzle without it. So make sure you have unlocked the fire spell of Incendio or Confringo. Players will also see a brief cutscene of opening the manhole on the bridge, thus giving players a path to go under the bridge. 

Rewards Of Bridge Puzzle

After solving the puzzle, players can visit the tunnel underneath the bridge to collect the rewards. In the tunnel, you may find two chests. Interacting with a small chest will hand out random loot to the players. Meanwhile, interacting with a large one will reward you with a legendary outfit

Final Words

Even though the bridge puzzle is one fraction of the detail among different quests and aspects, it is still worth trying in Hogwarts Legacy to claim the unique rewards. Especially players pursuing the completionist playthrough must solve the bridge puzzle to make the most out of their Hogwarts Legacy experience and enjoy the legendary outfit rewarded in the end. Moreover, you might also want to read the famous Chess Puzzle in Hogwarts Legacy to enjoy more rewards for your character.

That is about it for our guide on completing the bridge puzzle. Do you find this guide helpful for solving the mysterious puzzle on the Viaduct Courtyard? Share your thoughts in the comments section below. 

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