Get ready to visit the roaring 20s (finally) through the inaugural 1920s Wizarding World Convergence in Harry Potter: Wizards Unite.
As mentioned in our previous article, Wizards Unite is adding 3 new Registry pages to the game. All new Foundables will be exclusive to Portkeys, AND these Portkeys will only be available during special 1920s Wizarding World Convergences.
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1920s Wizarding World Convergence Guide
While the addition of new Registry pages, new Foundables, and a new game mechanic is all very exciting, the event itself is simple.
|Date||August 18-20, 2021|
For this inaugural 1920s Wizarding World Convergence, players can expect a few tasks and rewards. However, future events won’t always include tasks and rewards.
|Collect 8 Ingredients or Portmanteaus on the Map||1 Silver Key|
|Unlock 5 Wizarding World 1920s Portmanteaus||5 Gold|
|Recover 1 Circus Arcanus Foundable||15 Spell Energy|
|Recover 1 Newt’s Menagerie Foundable||1 Strong Exstimulo Potion|
|Recover 1 Paris Street Foundable||6 Snowdrop|
- 40 Gold
- 550 Wizarding XP
- 10 Spell Energy
How to Prepare for the Inaugural 1920s Wizarding World Convergence
You can do a few simple things to prepare for the new Portkey-exclusive event.
First, walk off your existing collection of Portkey Portmanteaus, taking care not to pick up any others. To avoid accidentally picking up new Portkey Portmanteaus, unlock your existing ones, but do not open them. Wait until the event begins to open them.
If you have Gold to spend, buy Silver Keys. Save up until you have 720 Gold so you can buy 10 Silver Keys at once. With this bundle, Silver Keys cost 72 Gold each. When you buy 4 Silver Keys for 325 Gold, you’re spending 81.25 Gold per Silver Key.
If you can’t buy many Silver Keys, start returning all Foundables. This will help you collect Silver Keys through the occasional bonus rewards.
Brew Dawdle Draughts! When you open a 1920s Portkey Portmanteau, you’re rewarded with a 1920s Wizarding World Encounter–not a Fragment. This is not a guaranteed return! You will still need to cast a spell and overpower the Confoundable magic. It is possible the Foundable will be whisked away by the Calamity! To reduce your chances of that happening, you will want to use Dawdle Draughts.
You also might want to brew some Exstimulo Potions to help overpower the Confoundable magic.
Boost your Potions by investing in SOS Training. The following nodes will help your Potions be more effective, so you get additional benefits with less resources.
|CE I,5||Engarde!||Exstimulo Potion Potency Increase|
|CE I,9||Brunch or Linner?||Exstimulo Potion Potency Increase|
|CE II,22||Was Mundungus Here?||Exstimulo Potion Potency Increase|
|CE I,12||Awesome Blossom||Exstimulo Potion Duration Increase|
|CE I,20||Ice Cream Social||Strong Exstimulo Potion Duration Increase|
|CE I,8||Hand in Hand||Strong Exstimulo Potion Potency Increase|
|CE II,17||St. Mungos||Strong Exstimulo Potion Potency Increase|
|CE II,28||Ebb and Neap||Strong Exstimulo Potion Potency Increase|
|CE I,12||Volunteer Work||Potent Exstimulo Potion Potency Increase|
|CE II,32||Light My Fire||Potent Exstimulo Potion Potency Increase|
|CE III,38||Tempermental Cauldrons||Potent Exstimulo Potion Potency Increase|
|CE III,42||Wasted on the Old||Potent Exstimulo Potion Duration Increase|
How to Enjoy the Inaugural 1920s Wizarding World Convergence
Honestly, not a lot of advice here. Walk a lot. Check your Portkeys regularly, so you can replace them quickly. Try to visit somewhere with lots of Map activity so you can easily pick up more Portkeys.
Pay attention to the threat meter once you enter a 1920s Wizarding World Encounter. Choose a combination of Exstimulo Potions and Dawdle Draughts accordingly.
All of the 1920s Portkey Portmanteaus will appear teal on the Map, so there is not a way to focus on a specific Registry page.
Each page also has a unique Foundable that will only appear as a possible bonus drop, not as a 1920s Wizarding World Encounter. These are:
- Maledictus Poster
- Lestrange Family Tree Book
1920s Wizarding World Convergence Bundles
Players will NOT receive a free store pack for this event. However, you do have the option of buying a premium bundle.
You can buy the SOS Bundle for 450 Gold. This includes:
- 5 Silver Keys
- 75 Spell Energy
5 Silver Keys are worth 360 Gold. If you just need Silver Keys, this is not a good deal.
75 Spell Energy is worth 150 Gold, bringing the bundle’s value to 510 Gold.
You can buy the Ministry Supplies Bundle for 950 Gold. This includes:
- 10 Silver Keys
- 100 Spell Energy
- 2 Dawdle Draughts
10 Silver Keys are worth 720 Gold.
You can buy 10 Dawdle Draughts for 800 Gold in Diagon Alley, making the cost 80 Gold per Potion. However, you can also pay for the rare Ingredients (6 Gold for 2 Valerian Root and 6 Gold for 1 Hermit Shell Crab), use Master Notes, and then collect the Potion immediately for 31 Gold. Then the value is 43 Gold. This makes 2 Dawdle Draughts worth 86 Gold.
Before Spell Energy, this bundle is worth 806 Gold, not quite the price tag. With Spell Energy, this bundle is worth 1006 Gold.
I’m excited for the new Registry pages, the new Portkey environments, and the new in-game mechanic. I’m curious to see what the balance will be among Portkeys for the different pages and Foundables.
However, I’m frustrated for players who still can’t walk off Portkeys after the recent Wizards Unite update. The HPWU team is working to fix this, but apparently, the problem is complicated. It’s entirely likely that some players won’t be able to participate in the first 1920s Wizarding World Convergence.
If you are affected by this bug, try using another device for the event. If you have a friend who doesn’t play Wizards Unite, see if you can borrow their phone. Dust off your old smart phone, charge it up, and install the app. Maybe Adventure Sync will work on it!
What are your thoughts on the new event? Excited? Nervous? Bored? Frustrated? Share your thoughts in the comments!
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