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Hogwarts Legacy was successfully able to attract a large player base and positive reviews from critics and gamers within a short span of time.

To keep them locked in, Avalanche Software frequently updates the game, introducing bug fixes for known issues and adding new features. However, some gamers are disappointed due to a persistent issue.


Hogwarts Legacy players getting stuck on walls, rocks, floor or objects

Some Hogwarts Legacy players (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10) have been facing an issue where the character gets stuck on some element of the map, like walls, floor, rocks, objects and much more.

It is alleged that one is also unable to open the game menu after getting stuck. The issue has been persistent since the game’s release and remains unresolved as of now.

A player complains that just within 5 hours of gameplay, they had got stuck in the map, under the map, and have also experienced infinite falling in 5 different situations.


Allegedly, they had to quit the game and reload an old save file time and again to get rid of the bug. Also, they were unable to move their character, access the pause menu, or fast-travel to any location.

Another Xbox owner alleges to have gotten stuck while playing ‘The Plight of the House Elf’ mission, after which they didn’t have any sort of control over any game element. They were even unable to load anything else.


Need help with this bug. I was just playing then my character got stuck in this position. Cant press any buttons, cant move, cant press escape, all i see is this. Tried resetting multiple times. Im softlocked and cant play the game.

I was just playing and then I got stuck under map does anyone know how to fix this?

Gamers have even tried to restart, uninstall, and reinstall the game but to no avail.

Official response

The WB Games Support team on Twitter is currently investigating the issue. You can also submit more reports on the problem here.


Potential workaround

Fortunately, we did come across some potential workarounds that may help solve this problem. Firstly, you can try to reload an old save game file.

If that doesn’t work, then PC users can try using the Cheat Engine tool to move the character’s position back over the terrain.


That said, we’ll keep tabs on the issues where Hogwarts Legacy players are getting stuck on walls, rocks, floor, or other objects and update the article accordingly.

Note: We have more such stories in our dedicated gaming section so be sure to follow them as well.

Featured image source: Hogwarts Legacy.

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