Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Halloween Event Announced

WB Games and Niantic announced a special Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Halloween event Monday.

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, the mobile game from the developer of Pokemon GO, took off after letting players become wizards and witches via their mobile phones. Now, honoring the October holiday, Halloween is coming to the game.

Here's everything you need to know about the event.

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Halloween Event Announced

The Halloween event brings about exclusive event rewards and the introduction of the Basilisk.

"Using the Dark Arts Runestones you’ve been saving up all month, you'll be able to gain entry into a special Harrowing Halloween Chamber in Fortresses, where something sinister lies in wait… The more Dark Arts Runestones you and your friends use, and the higher their levels, the greater your chances of encountering the exclusive Slytherin’s Basilisk," Niantic and WB Games said in a press release.

Here's everything available in the event, according to the press release:

  • A limited-time Halloween Special Assignment with exclusive rewards, including a new Title and Badge for your Ministry ID.

  • Harrowing Halloween Chamber where Dark Arts Runestones will unlock unique foes including a Dark Witch, a Dark Ministry Official and Slytherin’s Basilisk, all of which grant increased Dark Arts Family XP.

  • Increased sightings of Dark Arts Family Traces, as well as Moaning Myrtle and Young Ginny Weasley Traces.

  • A free store bundle will be available in the Diagon Alley shop with Dark Arts Runestones and Spell Energy.

  • Partner Fortresses grant bonuses, including increased chances of encountering Slytherin’s Basilisk, bonus Dark Arts Family XP, and increased Spell Energy in Chambers level 4 and higher.

The Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Halloween event runs Oct. 30 at 2 p.m. ET to Nov. 1 at 2 p.m. ET.

Photo courtesy of Niantic/WB Games