Lockhart Makes A Villainous Return In Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

The man who was once a braggadocious professor of the doomed Defense Against the Dark Arts post becomes an Adversary once again in Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. Niantic has announced the details of the Gilderoy Lockhart's Adventures Adversaries vent, which begins today. Let's get into the details.

Adversaries graphic in Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. Credit: Niantic
Adversaries graphic in Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. Credit: Niantic

Niantic posted the following announcement to the official Harry Potter: Wizards Unite forum:

From June 28 at 11 a.m. PT – July 1 at 11 a.m. PT, keep an eye out for the following:

Increased Adversary sightings of Gilderoy Lockhart Adversaries.

Increased sightings of the creatures referenced in Lockhart's books, including Vampires, Hags, Trolls, Gnomes and more.

Increased spawns of Wit-Sharpening Potion ingredients, such as Armadillo Bile, Ginger Root, Ground Scarab Beetles and Newt Spleen.

Master Notes will reduce all variants of Exstimulo and Wit-Sharpening Potions brew time by 25%.

Increased Wizarding XP, Challenge Family XP and Energy Rewards from completing Wizarding Challenges.

Players Level 4 to Level 14 will be able to access a special Baruffio's Spotlight Event during this time.

We can also confirm the tasks and rewards for this new Adversaries Event in Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. The tasks and rewards include:

  • Use 2 Edible Dark Marks: 20 Spell Energy
  • BREAK WITH A BANSHEE: Return 3 Foundables Guarded by Banshees: 1 Silvery Key
  • TRAVELS WITH TROLLS: Return 8 Foundables Guarded by Trolls: 6 Snowdrop
  • HOLIDAYS WITH HAGS: Return 8 Hag Fragments: 1 Wit-Sharpening Potion
  • VOYAGES WITH VAMPIRES: Defeat 6 Vampire Oddities: 1 Strong Exstimulo Potion
  • Earn 1750 Challenge XP through Wizarding Challenges or Adversary Chains: 1 Defense Against the Dark Arts book
  • MAGICAL ME: Defeat 6 Gilderoy Lockhart: 1 Defense Against the Dark Arts book
  • Rewards: 5 1 Defense Against the Dark Arts books, 500 XP, 60 Coins, 30 Spell Energy

Once Harry Potter: Wizards Unite players finish the Special Assignment, they will unlock these bonus tasks:

  • HOUSEHOLD PESTS: Return 12 Foundables Guarded by Gnomes: 1 Spell Book
  • GADDING WITH GHOULS: Complete 3 Dark Chambers: 1 Spell Book
  • WHO AM I: Return 4 Portraits from Lockhart Encounters: 1 Spell Book
  • Rewards: 1 Wizarding Achievement, 5 Defense Against the Dark Arts Boos, 1000 XP, 40 Coins, 30 Coins

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