Glitch and bugs guide. by John Woodman
LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 on SuperCheats.com
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1.0) Introduction
    1.1) Legal
    1.2) About me
    1.3) Contact me
    1.4) Autorized publishing
    1.5) Aknowledgements
    1.6) Version history

2.0) Character token glitches

3.0) Level glitches

4.0) Various Glitches



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1.0) Introduction
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LEGO Harry Potter, Years 1-4 is a quite good game, but unfortunately, it's
really full of a lot of game glitches, and only a single glitch can ruin the
ride for the platinum trophy, and force you to start a new game.

I know, this guide will give you some spoilers, but if you won't read it
carefully, you can really ruin your gameplay, and waste a lot of hours. This is
worse than the spoilers, believe me.

One big hint is to backup your save time to time, copying it on an USB
pendrive, this can really help you.

And please forgive me if sometimes you won't understand my English. After all,
I am Italian, and English is not my first language. Thank you.



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1.1) Legal
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This document and all of its content is copyright of Woodman (myself). All
information in this document were written by me, and all contributions will
receive their credits as soon I'll enter them in the FAQ.

This guide was made only for the purpose of helping other people, and I don't
intend to use it for profit, and I would really really appreciate it if no one
else does it too. This guide is as free as everyone of us is.

Copyright 2010 by Woodman



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1.2) About me
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I am a 34 years old man, and always liked videogames, from the first
monochrome arcades, to next-generation consoles.

I am Italian, and I live in a small town called Castelfranco Veneto. Right now
I am working in a factory near my house.

My dream? To marry with my girlfriend Eleonor.



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1.3) Contact me
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If you want to contact me, write me to this address:

NOSPAM!woodman_76   @   libero.it

Simply remove NOSPAM! and assemble my complete address, it's very simple.
Please write me, for suggestion, corrections and other things like this about
this FAQ. I will be happy to answer you, if I can.

By the way... sorry if sometimes my English is not perfect... after all, I am
Italian, and English it's not my first language.

You can write me in English or Italian with no problem.

I am also on the PSN, and my PSN ID is woodman_76 I am always searching for new
friends from all over the world!

Remember to write me, if you find another bug or game glith that is not listed
in this guide! You will of course credited for this.



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1.4) Autorized publishing
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There are the sites autorized to publish this FAQ:

www.supercheats.com

There are the sites that will NEVER be autorized to publish this FAQ:

www.gamefaqs.com

If you would like this FAQ on your site, please e-mail me requesting permission
to, and I will probably allow you to do so. However, the guide must not be
changed in any way.

See how to contact me at - 1.3 - section. Thank you.



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1.5) Aknowledgements
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My friend Ariadna: for our long distance friendship (Italy - Mexico).

My girlfriend Eleonor: for loving me, even if she doesn't like videogames.

My Pc and Notepad program: for allowing me writing this guide.

Sony: For creating the PSP, PSX, PS2 and PS3 consoles.

www.ps3trophies.org: for helping me a lot with my trophy problems.



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1.6) Version history
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1.000 (31 July 2010): first writing.

1.001 (01 August 2010): update on level glitches.



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2.0) Character token glitches
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- "Boy": this token can be obtained in the left Charms Classroom (where you
learn the "Wingardium Leviosa" spell, your first spell). on the upper floor of
the classroom there is a bookcase, you have to move four books to obtain the
token.
If you can move the books only three times, and they are not purple circled for
the fourth time... the token will never appera, and you have to start a new
game. I found this glitch when I was missing only that token for the platinum!

- "Girl": same thing as for the "Boy" token, but it takes in the right Charms
Classroom. This time you have to lit four candles: two on the upper floor, and
the other twon in the lower. If you don't obtain "Girl" you have to restar a
game again.



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3.0) Level glitches
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- Book 2, chapter 4: "Riddle's Diary". If you quit for any reason the level,
and go back to Hogwarts, then you will NEVER be able to obtain the "Level
Complete" Gold Brick, and you will never reach 200 Gold Bricks. Start a new
game, or restore your old save data from the USB pendrive (read 1.0, please).
Some people say that sometimes this happens with other levels, the first time
you play them, but it's very rare. I suggest you to never quit a level the
first time you are playing it. It also seems that this not happens if you quit
the game of turn off the console using the PS3 button of your gamepad.
UPDATE: I fixed the problem deleting the 1.03 patch of the game, it seems that
this patch fix a glitch and cause another!



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4.0) Various Glitches
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- Clock Tower (normal time): it's uncommon, but sometimes, after putting the
purple gears in their correct places, the Gold Brick doesn't appears.
You have to restore your old save data, or start a new game.

- Fast Magic: enabling it, sometimes causes moveable objects to get struck,
forcing you to restart the level, better not turning it on.

- Golden Brick Detector: sometimes the golden arrows show you Bricks that are
in other rooms.

- If Hermione drinks a Strenght Potion, the game simply quits, and send you
back to the XMB. Nothing more, no damages. It's really rare, and happened to me
only one time.

- Left Charms Room Basement: this is a BIG bug, it's called "the Basement of
Doom", because once you enter, you will never go out! There are two solutions:
the first involve downloading the available patch that fix the problem. The
second one is to use another glitch.
Select Hermione, run on the leftmost upper part of the room, there's a ledge.
Jump on to the ledge at the back and jump back and left so that Hermione dies,
as you jump press the "O" button to release her cat! If done correctly, the cat
will appear back in the classroom, then you only have to just walk out of the
classroom as a cat, and problem solved!
Better to download the patch!

- Polyjuice Potion: it's quite rare, but using it to transform during free
exploration in Hogwarts, can freeze the game. No other damages. It happened to
me only two times.



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Copyright 2010 by Woodman