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Harry Potter Wizards Unite: Potions: How to Get, How to Use & What They Do

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Harry Potter Wizards Unite: Potions: How to Get, How to Use & What They Do

Niantic’s latest smartphone game will be familiar to anybody who has played Pokemon GO. Harry Potter Wizards Unite uses the same AR technology to overlay computer graphics over the real world, and players are similarly tasked with trekking around their neighborhoods in search of things. As you might expect, this time it’s all about magic. Here’s everything you need to know about potions: how to get them, how to use them, and what they do.

How to Get Potions & How to Use Them in Harry Potter Wizards Unite

How You Get Them

Players receive potions for many different things in Wizards Unite. Most commonly, you’ll get them as a reward for daily assignments — simple tasks like returning 10 foundables, or dining at Inns a certain number of times.

Potions are often dolled out to players as rewards for leveling up in the game, too.

What They Do

Potions are useful for a variety of things, but most of the time you’ll be using them to either heal yourself in battles or to make your spells more powerful so that you can catch/return easily.

Some magical items are harder to catch than others, so they’ll require potions, especially while you’re lower level. You can choose them when catching them by pressing the option in the bottom right, and it’ll only show potions that can be used on that Foundable.

You can also craft them once you reach level 4.

How to Use Potions

To use a potion, press the suitcase option in the middle bottom of the screen, then select potions, then choose a cauldron.

You can then select which potion you want to craft using ingredients you’ve got from greenhouses or finding out in the world. It will then take a certain amount of time to craft but you can speed it up by using Gringotts, which can be purchased with real-world money.

Different Potions & Crafting Recipes

Below you’ll find a list of all the potions available in the game, what they do, the necessary ingredients required to craft them, and how long they take to craft:

Exstimulo Potion – “Improves your spellcast in both combat and Traces”

1 Bitter Root
1 Re’em Blood
1 Snowdrop
1 Granian Hair

Craft time – 1 hour

Baruffio’s Brain Elixer – “Grants you extra Wizard XP from each Trace and Portkey you complete”

2 Leaping Toadstool
2 Frog Brain
3 Runespoor Eggs
3 Powdered Dragon Claw

Craft time – 12 hours

Healing Potion – “Restores Stamina that you have lost in combat”

1 Wormwood
1 Bubotuber Pus
1 Dittany
1 Dragon Liver

Craft time – 12 hours

Invigoration Draught “Grants Focus for Strategic Spells in Wizarding Challenges”

1 Honeywater
1 Vervaine Infusion
1 Scurveygrass
1 Lovage

Craft time – 12 hours

Strong Extimulo Potion – “Improves your spellcast in both combat and Traces”

2 Bitter Root
1 Snowdrop
2 Re’em Blood
1 Abraxan Hair

Craft time – 2 hours

Strong Invigoration Draught – “Grants significant Focus for Strategic Spells in Wizarding Challenges”

1 Honeywater
1 Vervain Infusion
1 Survygrass
2 Sneezewort

Craft time – 2 hours

Dawdle Draught – “Reduces the Confoundable’s likelihood of fleeing with the Foundable, giving you more chance to cast spells in a Trace”

2 Valerian Root
2 Sopophorous Bean
1 Butterscotch
1 Hermit Crab Shell

Craft time – 6 hours

Potent Extimulo Potion – “Greatly improves your spellcast in both combat and Traces”

3 Bitter Root
4 Snowdrop
3 Re’em Blood
2 Abraxan Hair

Craft time – 6 hours

Wit-Sharpening Potion – “Increases your spell’s efficacy against Master Foes in Challenges”

1 Ginger Root
1 Newt Spleen
1 Ground Scarab Beetles
1 Armadillo Bile

Craft time – 2 hours

That should give you everything you need to know about how to get potions and what they do in Harry Potter Wizards Unite. For more useful tips and information on the game, be sure to check out our wiki page.

Also, here are a few of our other guides for you to check out:

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