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How to Fix Dark Arts Cosmetic Set Not Showing in Hogwarts Legacy

Hogwarts Legacy is an open-world RPG game in the Harry Potter world.

You can explore familiar and new locations, discover magical beasts, and customize your character.

You can also craft potions, learn spell casting, upgrade talents, and become a master wizard.

As a student, you hold the key to an ancient secret that can tear the world apart.

Battle dark wizards, make allies and choose the fate of the wizarding world.

In this guide, you’ll learn why is the Dark Arts Cosmetic set not showing in your gear in Hogwarts Legacy and how to fix it.

Why is the Dark Arts Cosmetics not showing in Hogwarts Legacy?

The Dark Arts Cosmetics is not showing in Hogwarts Legacy because you haven’t equipped any gear yet.

Dark Arts Cosmetics is a form of appearance/cosmetics and not actual gear.

Hence, if you didn’t equip any gear, you won’t be able to equip the set.

You also need to complete the game’s prologue to customize your appearance.

How to fix Dark Arts Cosmetic Set not showing in Hogwarts Legacy

To fix Dark Arts Cosmetic Set not showing in Hogwarts Legacy, you need to equip something in all slots first.

After that, hover over a gear, press “X” (for Xbox) or “Square” (for PS4/PS5), and change its appearance to a Dark Arts Cosmetic.

Here’s how to do this:

  1. Go to the Gear/Appearance menu.
  2. Equip something in every slot.
  3. Hover over a piece of gear.
  4. Press “X” (for Xbox) or “Square” (for PS4/PS5).
  5. Select a Dark Arts Cosmetic.
  6. Repeat the process and change the appearance of all gears to a Dark Arts Cosmetic.

Tip #1: Dark Arts Cosmetics are a form of appearance/cosmetics, so you need to equip something first.

Tip #2: If you’re on Xbox, go to gears, and instead of pressing “A” on the gear, press “X” and change appearance.

Tip #3: If you’re on PS4/PS5, go to gears, and press “Square” on the gear.

Further reading

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