Niantic announces new SOS Training for Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

Harry Potter Wizards Unite Sos Training Hero
Harry Potter Wizards Unite Sos Training Hero (Image credit: Niantic)

What you need to know

  • A new set of SOS related skill trees will soon be available in Harry Potter: Wizards Unite.
  • All level four or higher players, regardless of profession, will be able to use the new SOS training.
  • Many of the spells will be useable on the map to assist in remote play.

Today, Niantic announced a new series of skill trees coming soon to Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. These new skills will be available to every player, level four or higher, regardless of which profession they've chosen. By completing SOS Training, players will be able to unlock a series of brand new spells. Some of the new spells will boost your existing gameplay, including Departure Denial which prevents Confoundables from fleeing, as well as Potions Effect and Brew Time Reduction, which boost your existing potion brewing skills.

Other spells featured in the new SOS Training will unlock new Traces that can be cast directly on the map. These Field Charms help to support remote play by allowing players to access various features wherever they are. The Trace Charm will cause more Traces to appear nearby, while the Inn Charm and Greenhouse Charm will provide you with more Spell Energy and rare potions ingredients. The Field Charms will also work for other players so if you happen to be near other players, you will all be able to benefit from the Spell Energy or potions ingredients a single player summons.

Are you excited to expand your magic game? Which of the new charms or skills are you most eager to learn? Let us know in the comments below, and be sure to check out the rest of our Harry Potter: Wizards Unite guides to take your game to the next level!

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