With the last batch of chapters on Pottermore, a new era for potion making began. Not only did they completely redesign how the Potions game is coded, but they, for the first time ever, made brewing potions REQUIRED to get certain items to move forward through the chapters. Also, for the first time, certain ingredients for the potions MUST BE FOUND and can not simply be purchased in Diagon Alley.
I am working on a new Potions tutorial to replace Potions 101 (which is all but defunct now with the new potions) but for those of you who want to brew the new potions now I thought I would go ahead and share my experiences with each, tell you where to get your ingredients (and some workarounds for tricky ingredients to collect or use).
We will be doing this by potion, so saddle up, first up is…
A completed Swelling Solution is required to get into Snape’s private stores in Chapter 5 of Chamber of Secrets. Brewing Swelling Solution will earn you 7 points for your house.
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I have fully updated Potions 101 to reflect all updates to the game on Pottermore. If I’ve missed anything feel free to leave me a comment.
Over the past few weeks, multiple people who follow my blog have asked me for an honest opinion on Pottermore and the beta process it has been undergoing. Though I’ve sounded off as Rita Skeeter, and occasionally voiced frustration on twitter, I have not, until now, written a truly honest account of the site and my opinion in regards to it.
Finally, here is the first volume of “Ask Elm” a column where I will be answering questions sent in from readers about ANYTHING and EVERYTHING to do with Pottermore. We’re gonna jump right in with the questions, if you have a question you want answered in a future column click here for the e-mail form!
Potions is a dreadfully tricky and time consuming subject, and here I’ve put together some tips and tricks to help you master the art of potion making. Now if only I could figure out how to brew glory … Read more
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