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How to pop the balloons in Hogwarts Legacy

Test your flying skills by popping all these balloons!

You can get some of the best brooms and styles by completing challenges in Hogwarts Legacy. In fact, you can unlock new broom styles just by popping some balloons outside of Hogwarts. These giant balloons are floating all around the world map, and you can pop them just by using your handy dandy broom and putting your flying skills to the test.

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How to pop the balloons with your broom in Hogwarts Legacy

In order to pop the balloons you see overhead, you'll first need to equip your broom so you can fly up to them. Hold LB or L1, then select your broom by pressing B or Circle. This will allow you to get onto your broom and begin flying. Be sure you are in an area that allows you to do so, you'll see a flying symbol crossed out on the left side if you are in a restricted zone.

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Once you are on your broom, you can use Revelio by pressing left on your D-pad to see where all the nearby balloons are. They will light up in blue when in range. There will usually be five balloons in one area since they are grouped together in sets. To pop them, fly your broom straight toward them, and they will explode into confetti.

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If you break all the balloons in the set, you will gain progress toward your exploration challenge and be able to earn some new rewards.

Related: How to get unlimited boost on your broom in Hogwarts Legacy

What do you get from popping balloons in Hogwarts Legacy?

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Popping balloons is part of an Exploration challenge that rewards you with new broom appearances. The more you pop, the more rewards you can collect. It will begin with a small set of two, and the challenge will increase in difficulty as you progress, eventually requiring you to pop 20+. You can change your broom appearance by opening your Gear tab and pressing X or Square on your broom, much like changing your clothes appearance.

Looking for more Pro Game Guides Hogwarts Legacy content? Check out our guides on Hogwarts Legacy – Why can’t I get Broom Upgrade 2? or Which broom should you get in Hogwarts Legacy?


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