Wizards Unite Brilliant Event Guide: Triwizarding Secrets I

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After an involuntary hiatus, it looks like Accio Wizards Unite is back on track, and we’ll soon be catching up with the updates we’ve missed. Meanwhile, let’s take a look at what’s coming our way next: The Triwizarding Secrets I Brilliant Event.

Triwizarding Secrets I Brilliant Event

Lasting an entire week  as usual (from January 12th to January 19th), this will be the first part of the Wizarding Secrets Brilliant Event (with the second part running later this month). This event will let us complete the first page of the event Registry and also get some more of those precious restricted books that are holding our professional careers back.

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Triwizarding Secrets I Event tasks

Just like in all previous events, this one will be split into four parts. Every task will have its own reward, with a larger reward once each of the four parts is completed. This is where we will get our Restricted Section and DADA books along with Brilliant Foundables, event XP and much more. Let’s take a closer look at those tasks.

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Triwizarding Secrets I  1/4

  • Collect 2 ingredients or Portmanteaus – 2 Erumpent Horn
  • Brew 2 Tonic for Trace Detection – 2 Powdered Dragon Claw
  • Return 12 Brilliant Mad-Eye Moody’s Eye– 1 Invigoration Draught

Rewards for completion:

    • 550 XP
    • 50 Brilliant Family XP
    • 2 Restricted Section Books
    • 10 Spell Energy

Triwizarding Secrets 2/4

  • Earn 7000 Wizarding XP from Traces – 1 Silver Key
  • Collect 5 Brilliant Triwizarding Secrets Runes – 6 Snowdrop ingredient
  • Use 2 Baruffio’s Brain Elixir – 1 Dark Detector

Rewards for completion:

    • 750 XP
    • 75 Brilliant Family XP
    • 3 Restricted Section Books
    • 10 Spell Energy

Triwizarding Secrets I  3/4

  • Return 15 Brilliant Goblet of Fire –  2 Dawdle Draught
  • Brew 7 Potions – 4 Snowdrop ingredient
  • Use 5 Potions (of any type) in Wizarding Challenges – 1 Leaping Toadstool ingredient

Rewards for completion:

    • 1250 XP
    • 75 Brilliant Family XP
    • 5 Restricted Section Books
    • 10 Spell Energy

Triwizarding Secrets 4/4

  • Complete 5 Challenges with 3 or more teammates – 1 Red Spell Book
  • Defeat 25 foes in Wizarding Challenges – 1 Red Spell Book
  • Earn 5,000 XP from Challenges – 2 Red Spell Book

Rewards for completion:

    • 50 Gold Coins
    • 1 Barty Crouch Sr. Brilliant Foundable
    • 5 Restricted Section Books
    • 5 DADA Books
    • 30 Spell Energy

Our take on the tasks

Let’s look a little deeper into the tasks and figure out which ones we’ll need to prepare for, which ones might hold us back and more.

The Potions

There is a little Potions prep for this event, and depending on how fast you complete the tasks it might get a little tricky, though a little patience will get you through it.

The first thing we need is two Tonic for Trace Detection for part 1/4. You’ll want to make sure you have enough ingredients to brew it beforehand, or you might end up stuck in part 1, having to wait the many hours it takes to brew them from scratch (even using  Master Notes).

After that, we will need seven more Potions to complete part 3/4.

Of course, you can only queue 4 Potions at a time and can’t start brewing a new Potion until you have collected all the completed Potions available. So while there’s no easy way to do this, let’s have a look at the fastest options:

  • Use one Cauldron. Brew four Potions and, once the event starts, collect the two Tonic for Trace Detection only. When you get to part 3/4 collect the other two and start brewing the remaining five needed. Since you need to return 15 Brilliant Goblet f Fire in this part, it will probably take some time to be ready to move on to 4/4. Once you have everything ready, you can wait however long is left of your brewing or pay to speed it up. The cost will depend on the time left but will probably be cheaper than the rental Cauldron.
  • Use two Cauldrons. Rent a Cauldron for 8hs (35 gold) or 1 day (90 gold). Brew the two Tonics for part 1/4 and two other Potions in one, and four more in the other Cauldron. That leaves you a total of 6 completed Potions by the time you reach part 3/4. Then brew and collect the last Potion. That should set you back less than an hour if you choose a fast Potion. Less if you pay to finish brewing.

The Foundables

To complete part 2/4 we’ll need to earn 7,000 XP from Traces*. During this part of the event we will also need to use Baruffio’s Brain Elixir twice, which will help us along the way (especially if you have boosted the Potion’s effects through your SOS Task Force Appraisal). Still, there’s no indication of any Foundable Family or High-Threat encounters being boosted, so this part might well take us a long while. Especially to those of us in more rural areas that only get Foundables through Tonic for Trace Detection.

*We’re not even getting into the 12,500 XP needed to complete the Bonus Assignment…

The Fortresses

This event will be quite Fortress-heavy. Thankfully, the Knight Bus is here to help us.

During this Brilliant Event all the task in part 4/4 relate to Wizarding Challenges. Completing 5 Challenges with 3 or more teammates shouldn’t be an issue at all, since it doesn’t mention a specific Chamber and it’s generally not too hard to find people playing, especially if you stick to lower chambers.  The part that could be a little more difficult is earning 5,000 XP from Challenges. For this we definitely recommend going to higher Chambers if you can. Of course, be careful not to overreach, since you need to win the challenge to get XP and the higher the Chamber, the higher the cost in Potions and Spell Energy.

It’s also a good idea to chug some Brain Elixir before getting on the Knight Bus so that you can earn XP at least twice as fast.

And do keep in mind some quick tips for group battling:

  • Go to those enemies you’re proficient against first
    • Professors: Pixies and Wrewolves
    • Magizoologists: Erklings and Acromantulas
    • Aurors: Dark Wizards and Death Eaters
  • Use your profession’s spells and curses to help teammates and weaken all enemies on the board.
  • Be brave; fight. We all notice when someone just sits back and waits for the other players to do all the work. Bad karma is a real thing.

Triwizarding Secrets I Special Goodies

SOS Bundles and Complimentary Gifts

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  • Complimentary Gift (free)
    • 6 Baneberry ingredients
    • 4 Bulbadox Juice ingredients
    • 4 Angel’s Trumpet ingredients
    • 2 Erumpent Horn ingredients
    • 25 Spell Energy
  • SOS Bundle (450 Gold Coins)
    • 5 Silver Keys
    • 100 Spell Energy
  • Brilliant Bundle (800 Gold Coins)
    • 4 Baruffio’s Brain Elixir
    • 7 Potent Exstimulo Potions
    • 3 Tonic for Trace Detection
    • 30 Spell Energy
  • Bonus Bundle (2000 Gold Coins)
    • 4 Baruffio’s Brain Elixir
    • 10 Potent Exstimulo Potions
    • 10 Strong Exstimulo Potions
    • 5 Silver Keys
    • 10 Exstimulo Potions
    • 150 Spell Energy

Tasks Rewards Summary

As for the reward, if we complete every task we will get:

  • 2550 XP
  • 200 Brilliant Family XP
  • 1 Brilliant Foundables
  • 50 Gold Coins
  • 15 Restricted Section Books
  • 5 DADA Bools
  • 4 red Spell Books
  • 17 Potions Ingredients
  • 1 Dark Detector
  • 2 Dawdle Draught
  • 2 Invigoration Draught
  • 1 Silver Key
  • 60 Spell Energy

Where to get the Triwizarding Secrets I Event Foundables

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Let’s have a look at where we can find each of the Brilliant Event Foundables:

  • Mad-Eye Moody’s Eye – On the map
  • Goblet of Fire – On the map
  • Barty Crouch Sr. – Complete step 4/4 of the Event tasks
  • Viktor Krum (3 Fragments) – In Wizarding Challenges
  • Fleur Delacour (5 Fragments) – In 1.5 km Brilliant Portkey Portmanteaus or completing Bonus Tasks

Bonus Assignment

This month we will also have two sets of Bonus Assignments, one for each part of the Triwizarding Secrets Brilliant Event.

Here are the details for the Triwizarding Secrets I Bonus Assignment

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This assignment will appear once we finish all of the Brilliant Event I tasks and will end with the event, on January 19th. To complete this assignment we will have to:

  • Place 5 images on the Brilliant Great Hall Registry Page – 1 Red Spellbook
  • Earn 12,500 XP – 1 Red Spellbook
  • Win in your highest unlocked Chamber – 1 Red Spellbook
  • Use 10 Exstimulo Potions (any) in Wizarding Challenges – 2 Wit-Sharpening Potions
  • Cast a Great Spell (or better) 25 times – 10 Spell Energy

Rewards for completion:

    • 5 Fleur Delacour Fragments
    • 2000 XP
    • 100 Family XP
    • 5 DADA Books
    • 1 Ministry ID title
    • 20 Spell Energy

Brilliant Event Tips

Here are a few tips to keep in mind before and during the event.

  • You will be using quite a few Tonic for Trace Detection if we’re playing from home. Make sure you have enough potions and ingredients.
  • Remember Master Notes cut down brewing time for Tonic for Trace Detection by half.
  • Baruffio’s Brain Elixir will come in handy when you need to earn 5,000 XP from Challenges (part 4/4) but you’ll also need to use it twice in part 2/4. Make sure you have enough left since some of the ingredients are hard to come by and brewing takes 12 hours.
  • We’ll need a lot of XP from Traces, so don’t be shy about using those Dark Detectors if you have an Inn within reach. And remember you can use up to three in the same Inn.
  • If you’re planning on completing the Bonus Assignment, make sure you don’t place any of the Brilliant Foundables on the Registry; you’ll need to place five to complete the Bonus Task.
  • Remember you need to open at least 5 Brilliant Portkeys to complete the Registry Foundable. If you’re having trouble walking enough to get them open you can always use some silver keys. Or find a corner at home with low internet signal and leave the game open there. With a little luck your avatar will walk some of those KM for you just trying to figure out where it is.
  • Check out our Friend Code map and grab some codes. Friend Gifts always come in handy, and you get better rewards when you complete a Challenge with someone from your Friends list.
  • If you can, try to start the event with full energy. It will make the first day go much better.
  • And the most important one: Stay safe!!

That’s what we have for today, so go play!

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