Hogwarts Legacy Wand Handles, Locations & Customizations

Never end up with the same Wand as your Worst Enemy in Hogwarts Legacy.

Hogwarts Legacy brings a lot of customization that the Harry Potter games were missing. There are a lot of options for the players that they want to try out really badly. The players can now customize how their character looks or what he wears. Not only that, they can customize what houses the character can choose. Now, the players can fully customize their Wands and their Handles in Hogwarts Legacy.

Key Takeaways

In Hogwarts Legacy, wands are fully customizable for cosmetic purposes only. Here are the customization options for wands:

  1. Wand Handles: There are 14 different wand handle types, each with three varieties, totaling 42 options. These handles can be found throughout Hogwarts and its nearby grounds.
  2. Wand Styles: There are eight wand styles, and you can choose from three textures for each style.
  3. Wood Types: You have a choice of 40 different wood types for your wand, allowing for a wide variety of appearances.
  4. Length and Flexibility: You can select from various length and flexibility options to personalize your wand’s characteristics.
  5. Wand Core: There are three different wand core options: Unicorn Hair, Dragon Heartstring, and Phoenix Feather.

You can customize your wand’s style, wood type, length, flexibility, and core at Ollivanders in Hogsmeade. It’s important to note that once you’ve obtained a wand, you cannot change its customization, so choose your customization options carefully to create the perfect wand for your character.

Wand Handles

Wand Handle first acquired.
Our first Wand Handle that we came across.

Hogwarts Legacy finally lets you choose your own wand. In addition to that, it lets you customize your wand to your liking, however, you see fit. That way, you can design the wand to your liking and ensure that you get the most out of your experience while playing Hogwarts Legacy.

Among other customizations, there is one that we have loved a lot about wands in Hogwarts Legacy. And that it allows you to have a Wand Handle. The Wand Handle, as the name suggests, is a handle for your Wand that you will put on it. There is a variety of Wand Handles in Hogwarts Legacy, and they are quite hard to find.

Here’s all you need to know about the Wand Handle Types in the game: 

Wand Handle TypeWand Handle Varieties
ArrowArrow - Black, Arrow - Brown, Arrow - Pink Swirl
AvianAvian - Beige, Avian - Brown, Avian - Grey
BasketweaveBasketweave - Black, Basketweave - Blue, Basketweave - Red
BotanicalBotanical - Bronze Leaf, Botanical - Gold Leaf, Botanical - Silver Leaf
CelestialCelestial - Blue, Celestial - Dark Grey, Celestial - Light Grey
CheckerboardCheckerboard - Blue, Checkerboard - Teal
ColumnColumn - Dark Brown, Column - Teal and Brown
CorkscrewCorkscrew - Brown, Corkscrew - Light and Dark Brown, Corkscrew - Teal Blue
ImperialImperial - Brown and Gold, Imperial - Grey and Bronze, Imperial - Grey and Silver
OrbicularOrbicular - Brown, Orbicular - Gold, Orbicular - Violet
RegalRegal - Black, Regal - Blue, Regal - Pink
SabreSabre - Ash Brown, Sabre - Brown, Sabre - Grey
ShellShell - Grey, Shell - Honey Brown, Shell - Metallic
SwirlSwirl - Brown, Swirl - Dark Grey, Swirl - Lilac

Wand Handle Types

There is a variety of Wand Handles available in Hogwarts Legacy. There is a total of 42 Wand Handles with up to 3 colour variations for each type. We’ll list each of them here so you know what you’re getting into.


The Arrow Handle Type has these varieties.

The 'Arrow - Brown' Wand Handle.
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  • Arrow – Black
  • Arrow – Brown
  • Arrow – Pink Swirl


As for Avian, it has these Wand Handles

  • Avian – Beige
Wand Handle Avian Brown.
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  • Avian – Brown
The Avian Grey handle.
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  • Avian – Grey


The Basketweave Wand Handle is in these types.

Baskeweave black wand.
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  • Basketweave – Black
The Basketweave blue handle.
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  • Basketweave – Blue
  • Basketweave – Red


Whereas in the Botanical, here’s what you’ll find.

  • Botanical – Bronze Leaf
Gold leaf botanical handle.
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  • Botanical – Gold Leaf
The Botanical silver leaf handle.
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  • Botanical – Silver Leaf


You’ll find these varieties in the Celestial Wand Handles.

the handle 'Celestial - Blue'.
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  • Celestial – Blue
  • Celestial – Dark Grey
handle 'celestial light grey'
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  • Celestial – Light Grey


Of the Checkerboard Wand Handle types, we’ve only been able to find two at the time of writing the article.

Checkerboard blue
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  • Checkerboard – Blue
the teal checkerboard.
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  • Checkerboard – Teal


Similarly, in Column, we’ve found only two for now.

  • Column – Dark Brown
the teal and brown column wand handle.
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  • Column – Teal and Brown


The Corkscrew Wand handle has the following varieties.

The brown corkscrew wand handle.
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  • Corkscrew – Brown
light and dark brown
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  • Corkscrew – Light and Dark Brown
  • Corkscrew – Teal Blue


You’ll find the following varieties in the Imperial Wand Handles.

the imperial brown and gold wand handle.
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  • Imperial – Brown and Gold
wand handle imperial grey and bronze.
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  • Imperial – Grey and Bronze
grey and silver imeprial handle.
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  • Imperial – Grey and Silver


You’ll come across these Orbicular Wand handles.

  • Orbicular – Brown
gold orbicular handle.
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  • Orbicular – Gold
violet orbicular handle.
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  • Orbicular – Violet


The Regal Wand Handles have these options.

  • Regal – Black
blue regal wand.
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  • Regal – Blue
regal pink handle.
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  • Regal – Pink


While exploring Hogwarts, we found the following Wand Handles.

ash brown sabre.
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  • Sabre – Ash Brown
sabre brown handle.
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  • Sabre – Brown
  • Sabre – Grey


The Shell has the following varieties.

shell grey wand handle hogwarts legacy.
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  • Shell – Grey
Honey Bornw shell handle.
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  • Shell – Honey Brown
Shell - metallic handle.
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  • Shell – Metallic


Finally, in the Swirl, you’ll find these varieties.

  • Swirl – Brown
  • Swirl – Dark Grey
Swirl - Lilac Wand handle.
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  • Swirl – Lilac

One thing to note about the Wand Handles in Hogwarts Legacy is that they don’t have a specific location. Yes, there are a few locations where you can come across a specific Wand Handle. But we can’t say that is true for all Wand Handles. From what we have gathered until now, all of the loot in Hogwarts Legacy is randomized. Apart from a few items, you won’t find anything at a specific part of the game.

Even while scouring through Reddit and other forums, there has been no confirmation of any specific location for the Wand Handles. Although there seem to be a few chests where you will get those handles or other items as loot. But, if you were to load a Manual Save game, you can get another different item there.

Wand Handles Locations

As we’ve already mentioned, there are no confirmed locations of Wand Handles in Hogwarts. You’ll come across most of them on your adventures through Hogwarts and its nearby locations. But luckily, we were able to find Wand Handles at a few specific locations. However, we didn’t get to check if they were confirmed locations thoroughly. But from what we have gathered during our research, these are some spots that have a high chance of dropping the Wand Handles. We’ll list them below for you to find them for yourself.

Professor Fig’s Classroom

The first Wand that you’ll come across is when you go to visit Professor Figs for the first time. That is before you have to enter the restricted area of the library to get clues to the mystery. There, the chest is at the back of the room. You’ll find it near the Golden Cage.

Wand Handle Professor Figs room Hogwarts Legacy.
The Wand Handle was found in Professor Figs’ classroom. [Image Credit – eXputer]

Library’s Restricted Section

There is another chest where you will almost always find the Wand Handle. And surprisingly enough, it is found some time after you have acquired the Wand from Professor Fig’s Classroom. The next Wand Handle is found in the Restricted Section of the Library. Once you have gone past the Librarian, where you have to get the key from her Desk, then you will face a few ghosts whom you have to distract.

The Wand Handle location Hogwarts Legacy.
You’ll find one Wand Handle in Library’s Restricted section. [Image Credit – eXputer]
After that, your companion will suggest you remove the cloaking spell and proceed forward. When you go down the stairs into a room that seems like a storage room, you will find a Chest. In that chest, you will find the second Wand Handle.

Secret Frog Statue Room

The next location for the Wand is a secret. And you won’t come across it easily. To get to it, you will first have to open your map. And then, go to the South Wing section. There, look for the Faculty Tower Floo Flame location. That is where you’ll have to start. From there, head directly south, and you’ll come across circular stairs going down. Go down the stairs, and you’ll find a Frog Statue.

Hidden Frog Door.
The Hidden Frog Door. [Image Credit – eXputer]
When you get close to it, you will get a ‘Enter’ option. Press the interacting button, and the frog will swallow you. It will take you to drop you in a secret room. That room will have a chest in it. That chest will almost always have a Wand Handle.

Wand Handle at hidden Frog Door Hogwarts Legacy.
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Now there is a neat trick that you can do to get your preferred Wand Handle in the game. For that, you will have to get to that spot. Now, before you open the chest, make a manual save game. Then, open the chest. If it has your preferred Wand Handle, you can then continue. If it doesn’t have that, you can reload to the save that you just made. Make sure that it’s the manual save. Because the game will make an autosave the moment you open the chest.

That way, you can get your preferred Wand Handle with a simple trick. There is another chest that works with the same mechanics. We’ll explain that in a while.

Lower HogsField

The next chest that we have discovered that contains a Wand Handle is the one found at Lower Hogsfield. There is another chest that can have a random Wand handle for you. It works with the same process as that of the Secret Toad Statue Room.

You’ll find the chest at Lower Hogsfield. To get there, teleport to the Hogwarts South Exit. From there on, you need to continue to the south to get to Lower Hogsfield. There will be a few houses in the area. But we aren’t there to visit the houses or to meet with any of the residents. There is a lake near the town. You need to go into the water.

Hogwarts Legacy Wand Handle at lower Hogsfield.
Wand Handle is located at Lower Hogsfield.

You don’t have to worry about drowning in the water. It is only knees deep. In the middle of the water, before the small wooden bridge, you will find an upturned Wagon. If you go near it, there is a small chest in the water right next to it. Now make sure to manually save the game if you are looking for any specific Wand Handle. Make a save and then open the Chest. If you get your desired Handle, then good, or else you can load the manual save and try again.

Wand Handle Hogwarts Legacy found.
The Wand Handle at Lower Hogsfield was found.

Rinse and repeat until you get your desired Wand Handle at that location. That is the second Chest where you can get random Wand Handles.

Other Wand Customizations

But Wand Handles aren’t the only things that you can customize about your Wands in Hogwarts Legacy. The game has allowed players to fully customize their own wands to their liking. There are tons of options for how you want to have your wands in the game. They can have different Styles, Wood Types, Lengths, Flexibility, and many more. It depends on you how you want to proceed with it.

We’ll discuss each of them individually so you know what you’re getting into. We’re hopeful that you will pick the perfect wand for yourself. Now, remember, these options, like the Wand Handles, are purely cosmetic customizations. The Size or other factors don’t matter at all. You’ll have the same performance with the Wand. It isn’t like that one is powerful with offensive magic and the other is good with defensive magic.

Selecting Wand

Now there are two different methods that you can use to get the perfect Wand for you. That is, you either complete the quiz on the official Wizarding World. Or that you make progress in-game until you reach the point where you get your wand.

For the first method, you will have to sign up on the Wizarding World portal. There, you will have first to make your character. Then, there are a few quizzes that help you determine your house at Hogwarts, your Patronus, and your wand. When you complete the quiz on the Wand, you will get a wand that suits your personality. If you were in the wizarding world, it would sync with you and give you the most powerful spell casts.

Now, if you were to connect your game with the website, you would get the House and the Wand, among many other cosmetics. That is one way to get your preferred wand. The other way includes going to Hogsmeade in Hogwarts Legacy. As you’ll be using a borrowed Wand in the game, you’ll have to get a Wand that is perfect for you. For that, Professor Weasely will suggest that you go and visit Hogsmeade and get your Wand from there.

When you go there, you will visit Ollivanders, the renowned Wand makers of the wizarding world. There, you will have the option to select the perfect Wand for yourself. You’ll get to customize the Wand for yourself with the options that we’ve listed above. Here’s what each of these does.

Wand Style

First, you will have to select the Wand Style. It means what type of Wand you want. There are a total of eight options that you can choose from. They’re each unique wands and can be some powerful wands to cast spells. But remember, these are purely cosmetic options. They won’t affect the performance of these wands at all. Whatever Wand Style you choose, they will all have the same result. Here are all of the options available.

  • Notched
  • Classic
  • Soft Spiral
  • Spiral
  • Stalk
  • Ringed
  • Crooked Spiral
  • Natural
Different Wand Style in Hogwarts Legacy.
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Whatever style you choose, just make sure that it fits your character build. Because once you choose it, you can’t change your Wand at all.

Wood Type

Once you have selected the perfect Wand Style for yourself, you can then choose the Wood Type for your Wand too. They are the Wood that was used in its creation. In the Wizarding World, each of these wood types has its own unique properties. But in the game, they are again only cosmetic like all other Wand customizations. Choose whatever suits you, and you are good to go.

Wand customization in Hogwarts Legacy.
All Wand customizations. [Image Credit: eXputer]
  • Acacia
  • Alder
  • Apple
  • Ash
  • Aspen
  • Beech
  • Blackthorn
  • Black
  • Walnut
  • Cedar
  • Cherry
  • Chestnut
  • Cypress
  • Dogwood
  • Ebony
  • Elder
  • Elm
  • English Oak
  • Fir
  • Hawthorn
  • Hazel
  • Holly
  • Hornbeam
  • Larch
  • Laurel
  • Maple
  • Pear
  • Pine
  • Polar
  • Red Oak
  • Redwood
  • Rowan
  • Silver
  • Lime
  • Spruce
  • Sycamore
  • Wine
  • Walnut
  • Willow
  • Yew

Wand Length

The Wand Style and its Wood aren’t the only factors to determine the power of a Wand. The length of the Wand plays an important role as it helps determine what type of a person the Wielder is. There are a lot of options available for the Length of the Wand. In the game, they are between 9 ½ inches to 14 ½ Inches. The length changes every quarter of an inch.

But that’s not all, there are Wands that are even smaller than nine inches or bigger than fifteen. Even then, we’re happy with what we got with our wand at Ollivanders.


Next up, we have the Flexibility of the Wand. Now you might be wondering what flexibility we are talking about. is it how much the Wand can bend when required? No, that’s not the flexibility that we’re talking about. The flexibility here means how much the Wand is willing to bend to its owner.

Often, a few Wands are quite unyielding. They often don’t cast the magic that is required. But if a Wizard or Witch is able to cast powerful spells from an unyielding Wand, that means that they are quite accomplished. But then again, none of that matters in Hogwarts Legacy, as it doesn’t have any such concept. The Wands customizations are purely cosmetic.


The last thing that is on our list is the most important for any Wand, and that is the Core of the Wand. It gives the Wand its characteristics. What type of Core the Wand has will determine its type and how it can be used. That being said, there are a total of three Cores that Ollivanders use at their shop. That is because, according to Garrick Ollivander, only they are the only Wands that are of the quality that he’d like to sell.

These cores are Unicorn Hair, Dragon Heartstring, and Phoenix Feather. Even though they have their unique abilities, in the game, these are purely cosmetic as they don’t have any real effect on the performance.

Unicorn Hair

The Unicorn Hair produces consistent magic. They are faithful Wands as they remain attached to their owners. But they aren’t as powerful as the other two cores used by Garrick Ollivander.

Unicorn hair core.
The Unicorn Hair core. [Image Credit: eXputer]

Dragon Heartstring

The Dragon Heartstring produces Wands that are the most powerful of all. They are capable wands that learn quite quickly among all types. The Wand stays loyal to the owner that won it from its previous owner.

Dragon Heartstring wand core.
Wand Core is made of Dragon Heartstring.

Phoenix Feather

As for the Phoenix Feather, it is the rarest core type. The core is capable of the greatest magic. But unlike the Unicorn or Dragon core, the Phoenix core wand takes a lot of time to master.

Phoenix feather wand core.
The Phoenix Feather wand core. [Image Credit: eXputer]
These are all the customization options that you have available for Wands in Hogwarts Legacy. Using these, you can get yourself a powerful Wand that suits your liking.

Final Words

Hogwarts Legacy brings a lot that was missing to the Harry Potter universe. It isn’t set during the time of Harry Potter, but still, there are tons of things that you can do. You can fly on your Brooms or get the Best Talents to become powerful. You can get these Talents, but you will have to face a Level Cap.

Anyways, there are tons of spells in the game. You can learn all of the Unforgivable Curses, such as Avada Kedavra, Crucio, and many more. Visit the Room of Requirement to get all that you need. Or check out our Beginners Guide to check if you’re missing anything. There are tons of activities that you can do in Hogwarts Legacy.

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Zohaib Abdullah

Zohaib Abdullah is a Guides Writer on eXputer who’s been obsessed with FPS and RPG titles from a young age. He is constantly looking for new games to play, although you can mostly find him falling back on Skyrim. He has several years of experience writing for video games. Experience: 3+ Years || Education: BA Economics || Published 100+ Guides

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