Hogwarts Legacy Black Family Motto Explained

Discover the Hogwarts Legacy Black family motto mystery and solve the main story quest.

By GamesRecon

Ever found yourself neck-deep in some quest, sipping on Polyjuice and thinking, “Ok, I look like Professor Black; however, what does the Black family motto mean in Hogwarts Legacy?” If you’ve been grinding your way through The Polyjuice Plot quest in Hogwarts Legacy, you’ll know exactly what I mean. That potion might give you the looks, but there will be no memories at all. Even if you’re just here to zoom through the open-world quest and gain access to the nice Hogwarts secrets, I’ve got your back.

Remember those good old days with Harry Potter? When Hermione transformed herself into a cat, with the aid of that handy Polyjuice potion, that was hilarious and kind of frightening at the same time. In Hogwarts Legacy, we deal with that same tricky brew. Towards the end of your Hogwarts Legacy journey, you will stumble across a quest after completing The Headmistress Speaks. And in case you, just like me, have a vague memory when it comes to the finer nuances of the Wizarding World, don’t you worry. I am here to help you connect the dots.

What is the Black Family in Harry Potter?

The Blacks are known to have been protesters over the centuries about the rule of pure-bloods, and they most often intermarry with other pure-blooded families in order to maintain that status. Notable members include Sirius Black, Harry Potter’s rebellious godfather, and Bellatrix Lestrange, one of Voldemort’s most loyal followers.

“From this line, the Blacks are very strong believers that pure-blood wizards are superior. This to them is not a question of pride but a very representative part of them, self-defined by their words “Toujours Pur,” or rather “Always Pure.” Throughout the series, the Black Family’s values are depicted, and this is through their actions and the way they interact with other characters; their attitude is of elitism and cruel behavior. There is also an occasion in Hogwarts Legacy where you will involve a bit in the Black Family scenario to complete the quest

What is the Black Family Motto in Hogwarts Legacy?

Hogwarts Legacy Black Family Motto - Having a talk with Scrope

It’s your key to understanding the Hogwarts Legacy Black family motto; head over to the Great Hall and find Scrope to have a chat. Choose the dialogue option “It’s to do with purity of blood.” Scrope, being the absolute legend he is, spills the beans. The motto is “Toujours Pur”, which is a French term that means ‘Always Pure’.

Given the whole Muggle-Wizard segregation vibes that the Black family gives off, it kinda makes sense. The Blacks have always been super obsessed with keeping the bloodlines “pure”. This is practically their family motto in one of the fancy French phrases. So, you cracked the code, and you didn’t even have to meet a boggart or duel a Death Eater.

Once you’ve successfully negotiated the tricky conversation with Scrope and filched the Black Family motto, head up through the left side of the Great Hall. As you move up, remember to sneak, as the effect of the Polyjuice Potion is finally starting to wear off. When it is completely gone, your character will return to his or her real look. You will receive an award of 260 XP on completion. Note that once you have finished “The Polyjuice Plot,” you can’t brew Polyjuice Potion anymore.

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