01 June 2017


Time for a little extra sun!

What’s that? School is out?! It’s time to have fun in the Spiral all summer long?!?! HOORAY!!! It’s time to celebrate with a little extra sun!

May was a pretty great month in Wizard101! We had the Five B.O.X.E.S. event, a brand new double animus member benefit, Plant-a-Palooza, a huge sale on Jewel Packs, and tons more!

June promises to be great as well, and we hope you enjoyed the sneak peek at what’s new on the development server from our Recent KI Live. If you missed it, you can watch it here on YouTube.

Thanks for playing Wizard101 and read on for a few fun articles and links about your favorite game.


Turn Your Attention to the Arcanum


A Quest-ionnaire for the New Scholars

It’s time for another “quest” to fill out a QUESTionnaire for one of our Arcanum Scholars. This time we’re going to hear from a scholar you’ve met before, but may not know much about . . . Velma von Venkman. Read on to find out a little bit more about Velma’s likes, dislikes, and more.

Name: Velma von Venkman

- Meeting friendly people
- Traveling to exotic locations
- Big hats

- Spiders of all kinds. Archna, Grandfather Spider, all spiders.
- Disapproving gazes
- Crushing loneliness

Favorite Spell: Shadow strike

Favorite Food: Dark chocolate

Oh, I don’t know. So, I’m from Darkmoor. It’s a totes spooky place… tons of malicious monsters & creepy crawlies, you know what I mean? It’s frighteningly charming kind of way. I had an idyllic Darkmoorian childhood. You know, skipping headstones over the lake of fire, picking Screaming Daisies, playing tag in the Dead Marshes with my little friends... that sort of thing. I’ve always loved to read, so naturally I was a really good student. But not in a Teacher’s Familiar type of way (I hope!!!). But most people probably knew me as the captain of the Zombie Apocalypse Decathlon Team. So yeah, I guess you could say I was popular (not that that mattered to me), but then everything kind of changed. It’s like, one day you’re a happy normal kid, just doing some independent study on Shadow Magic, and then suddenly nobody gives you the time of night. Which totally made it hard to keep appointments, BTW. But, hey, somebody had to do it, right? Gotta know how this stuff works if we don’t want it to destroy us all. So exxxxcccccuuuuussssseeeee me for caring about the fate of every living thing over the whims of the in-crowd...

Although it would be nice if everyone would stop hissing and throwing garlic at me when I walked by.

Favorite quote?
The shadows are only scary if you don’t like surprises.

My friends describe me as . . . ?
As soon as I make some, I’ll let you know.

How I feel about Magic?
It’s dangerous. I mean, come on, one of the most basic things it does is start fires and it only gets progressively worse from there. But it’s not going away and only by understanding it, not shunning it, can we keep it under control.


Screenshot Favorites


Screenshot of the Month!

We had some excellent screenshots this month, and it was again really hard to choose our favorite for the month. Keep sending us your great screenshots! We’ll be uploading all of this month’s screenshots to Facebook soon.

This month’s screenshot of the month comes from Alura Wildflower, who wow’d us with this amazing shot of her and Blaze Dragonflame flying through a maze of glitched-out floor-glyphs-in-space!

Thank you for sending us this amazing screenshot, Alura!

As a reminder, please only send us your best three screenshots every month to community@wizard101.com if you’d like to participate. For more tips, check out this blog post with helpful screen shot hints. Don’t forget to press Control+G before you snap your picture!


Fan Art Spotlight


Fan Art Spotlight

Thank you so much for sharing your fan art with us last month! We had a great collection of submissions. Please continue to send us your art. We are continually inspired by your creativity.

This month’s fan art spotlight goes to Maddie Thunder. Maddie wrote to us and let us know that she would be honored to have this picture of her favorite spider queen featured on Wizard101.com.

Maddie treated Morganthe with a lot of care and respect. Thank you for sharing! This picture can also be found on Maddie’s tumblr page here.


What's up in the Community?


EverClicker and More!

The unaffiliated-with-KingsIsle “Community Newsletter” had a great selection of Wizard101-related links this month from around the web. NOTE: Be sure to visit and follow their Twitter page for more information. To subscribe to their newsletter, send a Direct Message to them over Twitter inquiring to be added or email them at community.newsletter.101@gmail.com. You can unsubscribe at any time by sending them an email with the phrase “UNSUB”

EverClicker, KingsIsle’s newest mobile game, launched this month. Thanks to our community for helping get the word out!

Vanessa Mythdust writes a letter for Merle Ambrose.

Duelist101 considers what Monstrology might look like in PvP.

Blaze LifeHammer shows off his top 10 favorite looking spells.

Check out Paige’s guides to EverClicker heroes and essence.

Nordic Champion shares the five things to do without a membership!

We announced a new game card this month: the Avalon Outlaw’s Bundle! See what the fans are saying:

Vanessa talks about her favorite Spiral vacation spots.

Duelist101 introduces their new tool: the Pet Talent Calculator.

Do you need a secondary school in Wizard101? Blaze shares his thoughts.

Zanzidia shows off some special writer’s notes on Agave Leaves.

Edward Lifegem is hosting a Patriotic March in June!

What’s the best deal: membership or crowns? Skelemystyk explores playing options.

If you missed it, check out our latest episode of KI Live!




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