Hogwarts Legacy: How To Unlock Flipendo Spell

Next time someone tells you to do a flip, do a FLIIIPENDOOO!

Flipendo is sort of a mid-game spell, meaning you have to play a bit of the game to get it eventually. You possibly cannot miss it too because it can coincide with your main quest as well. Like most spells, Flipendo is also taught to you by someone. Most of the time, it’s a Hogwarts Professor, and this time it will be Professor Garlick. She teaches the Herbology class, which is why the tasks she gives you are based on plants and seeds.

Key Takeaways
  • Flipendo is one of the Four Control Spells In Hogwarts Legacy.
  • You can knock back enemies either backward or upward and also solve puzzles using Flipendo.
  • To get Flipendo, you must complete Professor Garlick’s Assignment Number 2.
  • You can get the three combat plants from Dogweed And Deathcap.
  • If you want the Fluxweed, you’d have to travel to The Magic Neep.

Step By Step Guide On Getting Flipendo

Professor Garlick Assignment Number 1
Hogwarts Legacy: First Assignment Of Professor Garlick – Screenshot Grab: eXputer

Before you jump into the second assignment, of course, you have to complete the first assignment. It will be logged as “Professor Garlick’s Assignment 1” in your quest book or log. So you can just see from there the tasks you have to do in order to complete them. Acquire and use the Venomous Tenatacula and Mandrake on different opponents. 

Once you have done these tasks, you must head back to Professor Garlick and learn the spell Wingardium Leviosa. On a side note, you can watch our video guide and learn how to get the Wingardium Leviosa spell in Hogwarts Legacy.

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Do keep in mind that its LeviOsa, not LeviosA. When you return to Professor Garlick, assignment 2 will be logged. You must also be at level 16 in Hogwarts Legacy, as the quest will then be locked. So make sure you complete the main stories and side stories side by side and gain XP. Doing these prerequisites is how you can move on to get the Flipendo in Hogwarts Legacy. 

Here are the steps to complete the assignment and learn the Flipendo spell:

  1. Access the Assignment: Check your quest log to find Professor Garlick’s Assignment 2. You will see two tasks that need to be completed to unlock Flipendo.
    The Second Assignment Of Professor Garlick In Hogwarts Legacy
    Hogwarts Legacy: Professor Garlick’s Assignment 2 – Screenshot Captured by eXputer
  2. Acquire Three Combat Plants:
    • Head to Hogsmeade by using the Floo Flames.
    • Go north to a store called “Dogweed and Deathcap,” which is a magical plant shop.
      Dogweed And Death Cap In Hogwarts Legacy
      Hogwarts Legacy: The Dogweed And Deathcap Location – Image Credit Copyright: eXputer
    • Inside the store, meet Beatrice Green and purchase the following combat plant seeds: Chinese Chomping Cabbage, Mandrake, and Venomous Tentacula. They cost 600, 800, and 1050 coins, respectively.
  3. Buy Fluxweed:
    • After buying the combat plant seeds, head northwest to “The Majic Neep.”
      Buying The Three Combat Plant Seeds
      Hogwarts Legacy: Buying The Three Combat Plant Seeds – Screenshot Captured by eXputer
    • Talk to Timothy Teasdale and purchase Fluxweed seeds for about 150 coins.
  4. Prepare Potting Tables:
    • Purchase potting tables from Tomes and Scrolls. You will need a Large Pot for Venomous Tentacula and Fluxweed, a Medium Pot for Chinese Chomping Cabbage, and a Small Pot for Mandrake. This will cost you around 3000 coins in total.
      Buying The Fluxweed In Hogwarts Legacy
      Hogwarts Legacy: Fluxweed Seeds – Image Credit Copyright: eXputer
  5. Plant and Grow Seeds:
    • Go to the Hogwarts Map and use Floo to access the secret Room of Requirement.
    • Conjure each potting table and plant the respective seeds on their tables.
    • Large plants take 15 minutes to grow, medium plants take 12 minutes, and small plants take 10 minutes.
  6. Backtrack to Professor Garlick:
    • Once your plants have fully grown, collect them and cast them anywhere within Hogwarts.
    • Return to Professor Garlick in the Greenhouses.
  7. Learning Flipendo:
    • Speak to Professor Garlick, and she will teach you the Flipendo spell.
      Learning How To Do Flipendo In Hogwarts Legacy
      Hogwarts Legacy: Talking To Professor Garlick – Image by eXputer
    • To learn Flipendo, you will need to trace a specific symbol quickly. The symbol may resemble the first letter of the spell.
    • Follow the red streak as it moves quickly, and make sharp turns to complete the symbol.
    • Once you successfully trace the symbol, you will unlock the Flipendo spell.
      Unlocking Flipendo In Hogwarts Legacy
      Hogwarts Legacy: Unlocking Flipendo – Screenshot Grab: eXputer

Completing these tasks will grant you the Flipendo spell in Hogwarts Legacy.

Type Of Spell 

The Spells Section
Hogwarts Legacy: A Force Spell – Screenshot Grab: eXputer

Since there are so many spells in the game, they have been categorized into different types. For example, the Arresto Momentum is a Control type spell. When we talk about the Flipendo, it is a Force Type spell and is actually one of the four force-type spells. The others are Accio, Depulso, and Descendo. You can use these spells to take advantage of your surroundings and use them against your enemies. 

The Force Type spells tend to make way for the Damage spells in battles. These spells have sort of a supporting role in battles as they don’t really damage that much but are merely for distractions or shield breaks. But that doesn’t mean they are not powerful, and they are extremely useful.

Flipendo will definitely be worth all the effort you went through to get into Hogwarts Legacy. It is how you use it that matters in the end, so make sure you have fun with it. If you are still just a beginner, make sure to check out our beginner’s guide. Want to know how to unlock all unforgivable curses? We got you covered.  Do check out our guide to unlocking the Bombarda Spell too. 


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