An Eye Chest in Hogwarts Legacy.

Hogwarts Legacy: How to Open Eye Chests

If you want great loot, you'll have to be unseen!

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Key Takeaway

When you find an Eye Chest, it will almost immediately spot you. To open it, get out of sight, use the Disillusionment Charm, and then walk up to the Eye Chest.

There are plenty of ways to get money and items in Hogwarts Legacy. One of the best methods of getting rich quickly is to open the Eye Chests scattered throughout the game. However, before you can unlock such treasure, you need to learn a specific charm.

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    Opening Eye Chests

    A player who has just cast the Disillusionment Charm on themselves looking at an Eye Chest.

    First, you need to cast the Disillusionment Charm on yourself. If you don’t, Eye Chests will spot you and will lock themselves. Once an Eye Chest locks itself, it’s impossible to open them.

    With that said, casting the Disillusionment Charm while in sight of an Eye Chest won’t work. You need to get out of sight and then cast the charm. Following this, approach the Eye Chest and open it to loot its contents.

    If you’re wondering how you were supposed to figure this out, there are a couple of hints. Just below an Eye Chest’s eye, there is the symbol for the Disillusionment Charm. Also, what better way to sneak up on something with a keen eye than to turn (mostly) invisible?

    How to Get the Disillusionment Charm

    A player looking at the quest called "Secrets of the Restricted Section" in the quest menu.

    To learn the Disillusionment Charm, you need to do the main quest called “Secrets of the Restricted Section.” During the course of this quest, one of your fellow Hogwarts students will teach it to you. This is also the perfect place to practice using it, as there are multiple enemies you need to stay hidden from as well as an Eye Chest nearby.

    To get this quest, you need to be at level 3 or higher and need to know the Incendio Spell. While the first part of that is easy to do, learning the Incendio Spell requires you to complete an early main quest. Keep doing main quests until you get the Incendio Spell. Afterward, you can hunt down Eye Chests to your heart’s (and wallet’s) content.