Harry Potter: Hogwarts Thriller followers who’ve caught as much as the sport are patiently ready for Jam Metropolis so as to add new content material in order that they’ll proceed their Hogwarts adventures. There’s no phrase but on when Yr four Chapter 5 will make its technique to the sport, however Jam Metropolis has already began teasing some content material that’s coming a bit additional down the road.
The official Harry Potter: Hogwarts Thriller Twitter account posted a picture of the Whomping Willow, because it seems within the Citadel Grounds space of the sport. For these unfamiliar with the Harry Potter franchise, the Whomping Willow is a harmful tree that tends to flail its branches about, whacking something (or anybody) unfortunate sufficient to get too shut. How the Whomping Willow will likely be integrated into Hogwarts Thriller stays to be seen, but it surely performed a big position at numerous factors within the Harry Potter guide sequence.
If gamers go to the Citadel Grounds in Harry Potter: Hogwarts Thriller and faucet on the Whomping Willow, they are going to be greeted with a message that tells them they’ll acquire entry in Yr 6. It’s potential that this implies the Whomping Willow will likely be accessible at any level in Yr 6, however one other risk is that gamers can solely enter it when the story permits, equally to how Dumbledore’s workplace was “unlocked” in Yr 2.
Be careful for this willow, it hits again. pic.twitter.com/DMTHLH4RgQ
— Harry Potter: Hogwarts Thriller (@HogwartsMystery) June 23, 2018
If the Whomping Willow can solely be accessed by way of story occasions, then it might very effectively be in use by one of many characters within the sport. Within the Harry Potter books, characters have used a secret passage inside the Whomping Willow to achieve a home in Hogsmeade referred to as the Shrieking Shack, which served as a kind of hiding place. Nonetheless, it’s price stating that the Shrieking Shack presently doesn’t seem in Hogwarts Thriller if gamers go to the wizarding village proper now.
Even so, it’s potential that the Shrieking Shack will likely be added as soon as the Whomping Willow itself is accessible. In spite of everything, there isn’t actually a lot level to going within the Whomping Willow until one intends to make use of the key passage it’s guarding. Then once more, maybe tapping on the Whomping Willow will solely convey gamers near the tree itself in Yr 6, not really inside its tunnel.
Regardless of the case could also be, it appears probably that the Whomping Willow can have some story implications as soon as gamers attain Yr 6 in Harry Potter: Hogwarts Thriller. Maybe it’s getting used as a secret hideout for the mysterious R character, or perhaps it’s tied on to the continuing thriller of the Cursed Vaults. It’s even potential that the participant character’s lacking brother Jacob is hidden there, however followers will simply have to attend for Jam Metropolis so as to add extra content material to make certain.
Harry Potter: Hogwarts Thriller is out now for iOS and Android cell units.