New Events! July 15 News Update

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There have been several new updates to the game announced today, primarily relating to upcoming events, so let’s take a look at what’s new.

Potter’s Calamity Brilliant Event

Today’s news brings two new Brilliant Events on the horizon: Potter’s Calamity. Well, more like one event happening in two parts, but that’s still two new chances to earn Restricted Section books! Here are the dates and times for the event:

Week One: Tues, July 16 at 11:00 PDT / 18:00 GMT - Tues, 23 July at 11:00 PT / 18:00 GMT

Week Two: Tues, July 30 at 11:00 PDT / 18:00 GMT - Tues, 6 Aug at 11:00 PT / 18:00 GMT

The event will feature high numbers of Harry Potter-related Foundables. There will be separate Special Assignments and a separate Registry page for each of the two weeks of the event. Ready your wands because week one starts in less than 24 hours! 

To help you get ready, check out our complete guide to the Potter's Calamity Brilliant event!

Potter’s Calamity Brilliant Event Special Assignments

Community Day Update

Last week, the first-ever Wizards Unite Community Day was announced for July 20th. Today, the HPWU team revealed the bonuses players can expect. First, there will be a Free Store Pack featuring:

  • 50 Spell Energy
  • 1 Baruffio’s Brain Elixir

During the 3-hour event, the following bonuses will also be active:

  • 3x XP when using Baruffio’s Brain Elixir
  • Increased number of Traces on the map
  • Increase of Hogwarts School Traces
  • Dark Detectors last 1 hour

As a reminder, here are the times for Community Day in each region:

Asia Pacific: 1:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. AEST (UTC +10)

Europe, Middle East, Africa, and India: 10:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. UTC

The Americas and Greenland: 11:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. PDT (UTC -7)

Stay tuned for our full Community Day preparation guide for the tips on how to make the most of the event!

Other Updates

The HPWU team also acknowledged a known bug with the “Visit 2 Countries” Achievement in which players were not receiving credit for their travels. This Achievement has been temporarily removed while the team works on a fix. 
More Portrait Lenses are also coming soon. 

About the Author(s)

Thræn is a Wizards Unite writer for GamePress and life-long Harry Potter fan.