3km Brilliant Portkey Lacks Wrackspurts

ShailanShailan Posts: 23 ✭✭
in Report a Bug #1 latest comment 12 October, 2019, 03:05 pm.

I have entered 4 different 3km brilliant portkeys and the train car contains no wrackspurts. Game is up to date. I just reported it in-game. Any others having this problem?

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  • NearlyHeedlessNearlyHeedless Posts: 26 ✭✭
    #205 August, 2019, 09:23 pm.

    I unlocked a couple of extra brilliant portkeys after I've finished the Harry Brilliant Event (with it still going on) and got a decent amount of event credit (purple exclamation icons) when clicking on the wrackspurts. But they never seemed to actually make it to the registry page - it remained stuck at 69 rather than taking me up to 99. I can continue to get brilliant foundables an increase it, but I was hoping I could be done with those for this event and still get my last 5 scrolls I was due.

  • JanieKayrsJanieKayrs Posts: 2 ✭✭
    #413 August, 2019, 08:55 pm.

    I unlocked a couple of portkeys today from the current brilliant event and I looked everywhere for the wrackspurts, but there is not a single one in that train car! Anybody else experiencing the same glitch or am I missing something?

  • CraeftCraeft Posts: 976 ✭✭✭✭✭
    #513 August, 2019, 09:09 pm.

    I guess there's a bright side to me not being able to get out there for this event. I don't have to witness the bug. hehehe


    @HPWULola - Can we merge all these duplicate threads on this issue?

  • ShailanShailan Posts: 23 ✭✭
    #613 August, 2019, 09:40 pm.

    I have the same issue. I've opened two different ones, gone into the train, and there were no wrackspurts to be found.

  • #713 August, 2019, 10:15 pm.

    Hi all, I merged your posts and wanted to let you know we have given some insight on this challenge. Thank you for being so quick to report this to the Community!! This feedback helps us provide guidelines for future players.

    https://community.harrypotterwizardsunite.com/en/discussion/2263/players-looking-for-wrackspurts-in-back-to-hogwarts-portkeys#latest

  • FireNightingaleFireNightingale Posts: 29 ✭✭
    #915 August, 2019, 09:24 pm.

    Yep, as @SiriusMagic11 said, they pass by the window outside - but they are fiddly to catch, especially when the AR thinks you've moved from the spot & you haven't. I've done two now and they've taken several times longer to complete than the usual ones because of having to wait for a wrackspurt that you can catch!

  • GraineagGraineag Posts: 6
    #1015 August, 2019, 11:26 pm.

    It helps to, when you look outside of the window, to tilt your phone in landscape mode, like that you have a wider view of the wrackspurts passing by. If they give too much trouble, you just have to tap 1 of those and rhen tou can exit the portkey. The game will reward you for the full 5 wrackspurts but you won’t know exactly what tou have gotten.

  • KonadaKonada Posts: 8 ✭✭
    #1115 August, 2019, 11:43 pm.

    Nearly everything in this game can be deleted, except unwanted Port Keys..... Hello Devs can you please fix this bug!!!!

  • SiragazSiragaz Posts: 141 ✭✭✭
    #1216 August, 2019, 12:52 am.

    @Konada You catch them looking out the window. Its tough.

  • TreejaguarTreejaguar Posts: 1
    #1316 August, 2019, 06:54 am.

    Same! I try to access the portkey after unlocking the portmanteau, but there are no wrackspurts for the train portkeys!! :(

  • LucoireLucoire Posts: 362 ✭✭✭
    #1416 August, 2019, 10:47 am.

    @Treejaguar Read the previous comments. The Wrackspurts are there, just not IN the train... but outside in the landscape.

  • HippogrifHollowHippogrifHollow Posts: 1
    edited August 16 #1516 August, 2019, 02:58 pm.

    Yes, same problem here.

    Edit - ok i got one and finally exited but don't see that I got credit for the portmanteau...

  • SparkleLovegoodSparkleLovegood Posts: 8 ✭✭
    #1616 August, 2019, 09:07 pm.

    You have to look out the window and catch them as they go by while the train is moving

  • WolfSneakWolfSneak Posts: 2 ✭✭
    #1717 August, 2019, 03:18 pm.

    They are all outside the window and are going by fast

  • MayflowerowlMayflowerowl Posts: 1
    #1818 August, 2019, 02:43 pm.

    Yes keep trying but no spurts

  • MagganEMagganE Posts: 1
    edited August 18 #1918 August, 2019, 03:00 pm.

    I also have this problem. So annoying


    Edit. Just read all of the comments, thanks!

  • dragonmage1986dragonmage1986 Posts: 1 ✭✭
    #2018 August, 2019, 05:08 pm.

    You have to look out the window they are all outside

  • JaeLuathJaeLuath Posts: 1 ✭✭
    #2118 August, 2019, 06:04 pm.

    They're all outside the window in the train, they pass by so it's hard to see and difficult to tap, it's annoying. Hope I helped

  • BellawandbusterBellawandbuster Posts: 1
    #2218 August, 2019, 07:16 pm.

    The worst tilt phone for better viewing. Used over 20 minutes of double potion and much later phone warning of battery low got up to 4 items. Too glitchy. I may not be the best tapper. But older and quicker reflexes I do tap each one repeatedly before it leaves the screen. Most all do not respond. Dump these 3km train not good for all phones and now dumping them all such a waste. Sorry but when it turns into a waste I start looking for a better outlet for my time. Disappointed

  • Greybeard3Greybeard3 Posts: 2 ✭✭
    #2318 August, 2019, 07:20 pm.

    You have to look at the window of the train car to catch them

  • Greybeard3Greybeard3 Posts: 2 ✭✭
    #2418 August, 2019, 07:20 pm.


  • Liger84Liger84 Posts: 1 ✭✭
    #2518 August, 2019, 08:00 pm.

    They are outside the train window. You have to look out the window and wait for them to fly by. They go fast, but once you get the hang of it it is pretty easy. Hope this helps.

  • GmaclacGmaclac Posts: 1
    #2618 August, 2019, 08:08 pm.

    They are outside the car. You have to catch them as they float by.

  • OrangeGoodyOrangeGoody Posts: 1
    edited August 18 #2718 August, 2019, 10:17 pm.


  • TeamMocha1TeamMocha1 Posts: 1
    edited August 19 #2819 August, 2019, 01:55 am.


  • ReilleReille Posts: 1
    #2919 August, 2019, 01:59 am.

    They are outside the train window. As the scenery goes by they appear.

  • FitzkarinFitzkarin Posts: 1 ✭✭
    #3019 August, 2019, 02:08 am.

    They are outside the window. Just face the window - more to the left side so you can follow it ad it moves from left to right - and keep clicking on the middle of the window. You'll see turn shot past. It takes some practice, but you'll get it.

  • AdrabellaAdrabella Posts: 11 ✭✭
    #3119 August, 2019, 02:17 am.

    I only found 3 3km portkeys during the whole event. While I loved trying to hit the lights out the window, it was annoying but fun. I'm more upset that event is ending and I can't find my last portkey to unlock and my daughter needs three more. This is the second event that we have not been able to find these to complete event. Not happy at all with availability of portkeys in event.

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