What do Newt Scamander and Rubeus Hagrid have in common?
They’ll both be boosted this weekend!
The first March 2021 event in Harry Potter: Wizards Unite will delight players of all levels. This casual Spotlight Event will feature a variety of Emergency-threat Foundables, with no tasks or rewards.
You can grind to your heart’s delight, play casually, or skip the weekend completely. It’s up to you!
Note: Thank you Niantic and WB Games for providing this information early so Wizards Unite Hub could create this event guide.
This Spotlight Event is slightly different than past events. Boosted Foundables will appear on the Map AND when using a Tonic for Trace Detection.
March Spotlight Event Guide
Keep reading for all the March Spotlight Event details, or watch my video!
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|Event Name March Spotlight Event|
|Date + Time
How to Prepare for the March Spotlight Event
First, look at your Registry pages that feature the boosted Foundables. (I go through all of these in my video). Which pages are you close to prestiging?
Personally, I need just a few more Hogwarts House Cups to prestige Moving Staircases, which includes Professor McGonagall.
Start doing Wizarding Challenges using the relevant Runestone. For me, that means I’m doing Wizarding Challenges with Hogwarts School Runestones to try to collect the Hogwarts House Cup Fragments I need to prestige. This will make the boosted Professor McGonagall Foundables more valuable.
Potions Potions Potions!
You’ll also want to stockpile a few Potions before the Spotlight Event begins. Focus on the following:
- Strong Exstimulo Potion
- Potent Exstimulo Potion
- Baruffio’s Brain Elixir
- Tonic for Trace Detection
You’ll want several of each of these to maximize the event! Personally, I plan to save my Potent Exstimulo Potions for the next Adversaries Event. However, if you are a newer player, or you haven’t increased the efficacy of your Strong Exstimulo Potion, you might want to use a few Potent Exstimulo Potions over the weekend.
Remember that Dawdle Draught Ingredients will be boosted during the event, and Master Notes will reduce the brewing time. You can stockpile a few of these in advance if you want.
Improve your Potions by investing in SOS Training. The following nodes will help your Potions do more, so you get additional benefits with less resources.
|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,20||Ice Cream Social||Strong Exstimulo Potion Duration 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|
|CE I,7||A Wing and a Flare||Baruffio’s Brain Elixir Duration Increase|
|CE II,19||Temp Work||Baruffio’s Brain Elixir Duration Increase|
|CE II,22||Bottoms Up||Baruffio’s Brain Elixir Duration Increase|
|CE I,6||Start a Movement||Baruffio’s Brain Elixir Efficacy Increase|
|CE I,10||Sous Vide||Baruffio’s Brain Elixir Efficacy Increase|
|CE II,17||Clear Your Mind||Baruffio’s Brain Elixir Efficacy Increase|
|CE I,7||Stir Crazy||Increases Traces Revealed by Tonic for Trace Detection|
|CE II,25||Concentrated Concoction||Increases Traces Revealed by Tonic for Trace Detection|
|CE III,38||Trained For This||Increases Traces Revealed by Tonic for Trace Detection|
How to Enjoy the March Spotlight Event
First, do you want to be strategic this weekend, or do you want to enjoy a casual event? There’s not a right or wrong answer!
If you’re playing casually, just check in whenever you’re able. Use your Trace Charm on any Emergency Traces that meet your needs.
However, if you want a strategy for the weekend, you have multiple options.
As already mentioned, you can focus on prestiging pages. As necessary, do Wizarding Challenges to earn the required Challenge Fragments. After you prestige a page, then use your Trace Charm on the Emergency Trace for that page.
If you haven’t placed all of the boosted Foundables yet, save your Trace Charm for those Emergency Traces! That way, you’ll get more of the Fragments you need.
Finally, if you want to earn bonus rewards from Treasure Trunks, then you’ll want to look at your Gold pages. Did you recently prestige Room of Requirement III after Community Day? Then Hermione’s Time-Turner will be particularly valuable! Every time you place it again on a Gold frame, you earn 600 Mysterious Artefacts Family XP (and 55 Ministry Manuals). That’s 6 Treasure Trunks, so 6 opportunities to earn Spell Books, Field Charm charges, Gold Gifts, and more, depending on what you’ve unlocked in SOS Training.
Once again, use your Trace Charm strategically to earn more Fragments for your Gold pages. This will help you grind for Ministry Manuals as well as earn rewards from Treasure Trunks.
Oh, and take advantage of the Dawdle Draught reduced brewing time plus increased Ingredients!
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