Penny Haywood Friendship Guide


Who is Penny Haywood?

Penny Haywood is a Hufflepuff student in the same year as the Main Character of Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery.  She is kind, intelligent, attractive and the most popular person in the year.  Her specialty lies in potion-making which will be very useful in your quest to discover the Cursed Vaults.  Penny is available as a friend midway through Year 1.

Upon becoming friends you will be able to share a meal in the Great Hall, drink butterbeer at the Three Broomsticks in Hogsmeade, and play Gobstones in the Courtyard.  Each activity is a series of four questions which will reward up to three diamonds that translate into experience for Penny’s friendship level.  The experience required and reward for advancing to each level are as follows:

2 – 20 experience, 5 gem reward
3 – 35 experience, 5 gem reward
4 – 35 experience, 5 energy reward
5 – 60 experience, 5 energy reward
6 – 70 experience, 10 energy reward
7 – 80 experience, 10 energy reward
8 – 100 experience, 15 energy reward
9 – 100 experience, 15 energy reward
10- 120 experience, Special cosmetic reward: a white t-shirt with a potions utility belt.

Screenshot of HP Hogwarts Mystery Friendship reward from Penny Haywood

Next we will go over the answers to every question Penny Haywood can potentially ask during the activities you complete with her.  Answers in green are worth 10 points while answers in yellow are worth 5.  Some questions will have multiple 10 point answers.  There is no reason to not pick a green (10 point) answer every time.

Meal with a Friend

Penny will quiz you on your knowledge of Potions.

What’s in Forgetfulness Potion?
Lethe River Water
Valerian Sprigs

What’s in Polyjuice Potion?

What’s in Shrinking Solution?
Powdered Rat Spleens

What’s in Swelling Solution?
Dried Nettles
Pufferfish Eyes

What’s in Wideye Potion?
Standard Ingredient

What’s in Cure for Boils?
Snake Fangs
Horned Slugs

Play Gobstones

Penny has two categories of questions while playing Gobstones.  Sometimes she does not play as well while distracted, requiring you pick the most distracting answers.  Alternatively she will give you a Hogwarts gossip quiz.

Distract Penny

Let’s play, (Character Name)
What’s your favourite poison?
What’s the latest gossip?

Wait until you see this move.
Who’s the best at Potions?
Who’s the best at Gobstones?

You might be better than me.
I’m better at Potions than you too
I’m more popular than you too

Don’t try to distract me…
Flitwick is coming this way
Sprout is coming this way

Let’s join the Gobstones Club?
Let’s brew Polyjuice Potion

I hardly ever lose…
You must be cursed

Prove how well you knon Hogwarts’ Gossip

Why was your brother expelled?
He broke school rules
He searched for the vaults

What does Filch love most?
Mrs Norris

Why does Dumbledore leave?
To search for someone
To search for something

What is Hagrid’s secret?
He keeps dangerous creatures
He’s bad at baking Rock Cakes

Drink Butterbeer

Prove how well you know Penny

What’s my favourite class?

We first met after you duelled…

What’s my surname?

What am I best known for?
Being good at potions
Being popular

Where did we meet?
West Towers

Who is my favourite Hufflepuff?
Professor Sprout
Newt Scamander

Who is my Head of House?
Professor Sprout

During certain important quests you will have the option to pick one of your friends to accompany you, but you will first have to convince them by answering their questions.  The following are the questions Penny may as you:

Year 4 Chapter 11

Plan a Beautification potion with Penny.  Choose answers that will encourage Penny to help.

Why a Beautification Potion?
To get rid of a Red Cap
To get rid of the curse

Where do we get Ginger Root?
Herbology Class
Hagrid’s garden

How about Fairy Wings?
Care of Magical Creatures
The Forbidden Forest

What about Unicorn Hair?
The Forbidden Forest.
Care of Magical Creatures

We need a place to brew in private.
The Artefact Room
The Forest Grove

It’s a difficult potion to brew…
If anyone can do it, it’s you.
Just try your best.

Year 4 Chapter 13

Recruit Penny!

Why do you want me to go?
You’re gifted at Potions.
You’re cool under pressure.

How will we get into the Forest?
Very carefully
We’ll fly on brooms. 

How will we stop the Red Cap?
We’ll cast spells 
We’ll use the Beautification Potion.  

How do we find the arrowhead?
A Niffler will search for it.
We’ll search for it.

How do we find the Centaur?
I’ll cast Revelio.
I’ll cast Vermillious. 

You really think it will work?
As long as we stick to the plan. 
We’ll work it out if it goes wrong.

Year 4 Chapter 15 and 16

Convince Penny to help you explore the Forbidden Forest Cursed Vault!

Why do you want me to go?
You’ll bring a brilliant potion.
You’ll stay cool under pressure.

How will we find the Centaur?
Hagrid will take us.
I’ll cast Vermillius

What about the cursed vault?
The Centaur will take us.
We’ll use the map from the vault.

What’s guarding the Vault?
Red Caps

What do you think is inside?
Clues about the next vault.
Clues about my brother.

Call to Knighthood Adventure

During the Call to Knighthood Adventure in Year 5 you will have to convince Penny to join you in the ‘Land of Magical Creatures’ by answering the following questions.

Why should we trust a portrait?
He wants to help save Beatrice.
Sir Cadogan is a knight.

But we all know he’s quite odd..
Rather, he’s insanely brave.
Perhaps.  Let’s take our chances.

Why not bring someone else?
It could help your sister.
I’d rather go with you.

We don’t have enough details.
We’ll find more details together.
Mysteries can be exciting.

This may not help Beatrice.
We must try if we want to find out.
It will help me become a knight.