October is Dark Arts Month on Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

Niantic Labs launched augmented reality (AR) title Harry Potter: Wizards Unite over the summer, allow fans of the franchise to run around their home towns and cities, collecting magical items and performing spells. With it being October and the Halloween season, the developer has announced the start of Dark Arts Month, with lots of new in-game events and activities for players to enjoy. 

Dark Arts Month starts tomorrow (8th October), with players having to protect the wizarding world from all sorts of sinister forces. These challenges and events will be split down over the month as follows:

  • Fighting Forces Brilliant Event Part 1: October 8-14
    • A new quest featuring the spine-chilling Brilliant Death Eater and an Azkaban Escapee
  • October Community Day: October 19
    • Expect more uncanny creatures including Vampire, Werewolf and Doxy oddities appearing more frequently™ in the game
    • Fighting Forces Brilliant Event Part 2: October 22-28
      • A new sinister quest featuring the Brilliant Sirius Black and a Dementor
      • Exclusive Halloween Quest: October 31