Game Information


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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer�s Stone is a game based on the first book of this series. This is when Harry was first discovered as having magical powers and received a letter in which he was asked to enroll at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. This game shows the first steps of Harry Potter as a wizard and his encounters with friends and foes, and in the end facing Lord Voldemort for the second time in his life.


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Contents

[edit] Gameplay


Experience the magical world through the eyes of Harry Potter in his first year at Hogwarts school of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Attend lessons, cast spells and encounter magical creatures you have never seen before. Explore Hogwarts of unique characters like Hermione Granger, Ron Weasley, Rubeus Hagrid and try to defeat the evil plans of Lord Voldemort.


[edit] Wizard Cards


Here is a list of Wizard Cards you can collect in this game. 25 cards in total can be obtained.


Credit to Sabra Bartaula for the following list of cards and locations. Everything is used with permission.


[edit] Features


  • A faithful representation of the magical world from in the feature film Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.
  • Use Combinations of your spells to solve magic puzzles
  • Collect Famous Witches and Wizard Cards, Chocolate Frogs and Bertie Bott's Every Flavour Beans.
  • Interact with over 20 memorable characters from Harry's world including Ron Weasley, Hermione Granger, Rubeus Hagrid, Peeves, Professor Snape and Dumbledore.
  • Attend lessons and learn how to perform magical spells in order to pass different obstacles.
  • Collect Wizard Cards
  • Play in the Quidditch League

    [edit] Release Dates


    North American Release:15th November 2001
    European Release: 16th November 2001
    NA Title: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
    EU Title: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone


    [edit] Boxshots


    Front Cover:
    <img src="http://harrypotter.neoseeker.com/site_image.php?image_id=2258" border="0">


    Back Cover:
    <img src="http://harrypotter.neoseeker.com/site_image.php?image_id=2259" border="0">


    [edit] System Requirements


  • Windows XP, Windows Me, Windows 2000, Windows 98, or Windows 95 (Windows NT is not supported)
  • 266 MHz Intel Pentium II or AMD K6-2 processor
  • 64 MB RAM
  • 4x CD-ROM/DVD-ROM drive
  • 500 MB free hard disk space
  • 8 MB video card with DirectX 8.0 compatible driver
  • DirectX 8.0 compatible sound card
  • Keyboard; Mouse

    [edit] Tech Info


    Resolution: 480p
    Sound: Dolby Digital 5.1
    Number of Players: 1 Player


    [edit] Spells


    Flipendo

      This spell is the first one that you learn. It�s a battle spell and it�s used to deal damage. Can also be used to push objects and break chests.
      Effective Against: Gnomes, Imps, Fire Crabs, Horklumps and Bowtruckles.

    Alohomora

      This spell is the second one that you learn. It allows you to open doors locked by magic. You won�t be able to open every door with it but this is one of the most used spells.

    Incendio

      This is a damaging spell.
      Effective against: Venomous Tentacula

    Lumos

      Allows you to create a �bridge over an abyss�. Very helpful to go over large empty spaces but it works on special places only which means you won�t be able to use it everywhere you wish.
      Effective Against: Ghosts and Gytrahses

    Diffindo

      Used to open secret passages behind curtains, for example.

    Spongify

      Use on spongify turtles. By doing it you increase the height Harry can reach when jumping on those turtles.


    Credit goes to Su-Eun Yin (gamefreak614) for the information within the Effective Against field of each spell. You can read his Guide on the game <a href="http://www.neoseeker.com/resourcelink.html?rlid=113637&rid=105778">here</a>.


    [edit] Controls


  • A button - step away from wall, action
  • B button - spellcasting
  • X button - spellcasting
  • Y button - spellcasting
  • Black button - center camera view
  • Back button - check Remembrall
  • Left thumbstick - move, climb, wall sneak
  • Right thumbstick - camera �look around�
  • Right trigger - cycle through targets, peek in �sneak mode�
    A: Speed up (broomstick)
    Z: Slow down (broomstick)
    Alt/Left Mouse Button: Cast spells.
    Directional buttons: Use to move Harry in a particular direction.

    [edit] Cheats & Tips


    Jump Higher
    Type in �harrysuperjump� while playing the game.

    Resore Health
    Type in �harrygetsfullhealth� while playing the game.

    Turn on/off debug mode
    Type in �harrydebugmodeon� during the game. Debug mode can be turned off by pressing the F7 button.

    See Fred and George's 'Experiments'
    Give Fred and George 25 Bertie Botts every time you see them (you will encounter them at four locations through the game). This way you will not only win Wizard Cards, but you will be able to see their practical joke at the end of the game.

    Harry Potter Wizard Cards
    To get the Harry Potter card you need to have collected 24 Witches and Wizard cards and have at least 250 Bertie Botts after you defeat Voldemort.

    [edit] Bosses

    [edit] Character Bios

    Harry, Ron and Hermione are all playable in this game.


    [edit] Collector's Cards

    Collector's Cards are cards that Harry, Ron and Hermione can collect by finding, unlocking and buying them. The cards can either be found in chests or after defeating creatures. Once found, sometimes you will have to buy it at Weasleys' Wares (press Start while playing, one of the options) for a specific amount of Beans. Cards can also be unlocked when learning spells and after completing levels. Listed below are their locations, arranged by level. Once you've obtained all cards, a bonus will be unlocked.


    [edit] Controls

    Control Pad: Move your character.
    Start Button: Pause game, or confirm in the menu.
    Select Button: N/A
    Touch Screen: Attack or defense in 3D Battles, or access folio universitas and menu by touching them.
    A Button: Cast a spell, or confirm in the menu.
    B Button: Cast a spell, or return in the menu.
    L Button: Call companion, or back to the previous set in the Folio Universitas.
    R Button: Back to the previous set in the Folio Universitas.
    X Button: N/A
    Y Button: N/A


    [edit] Enemies


    As Harry, Ron and Hermione proceed their adventure, they encounter various creatures that can be defeated by casting the right spells at the right times. It may occur that you'll be dragged into a 3D Battle right after attacking a creature. This only happens when fighting specific creatures. Further information is listed below.


    [edit] Items


    Chocolate Frogs
    Catch one of these, and one heart of your life will be replenished. These jumping pieces of chocolate can be found in chests, after defeating creatures, and after destroying objects.

    Collector�s Cards
    Collector's Cards are found in four different kinds: Creature Cards, Spell Booster Cards, House Booster Cards, and Completement Cards. Creature Cards allow you to defeat creatures more easily, Spell Booster Cards make your spells more effective, House Booster Cards improve the group's skills, and Completement Cards complete your collection of cards. They can be found in chests, and can be bought at Weasley's Wares. There are 74 Collector�s Cards in the game. Find them all to unlock a bonus.

    Green Beans
    These Beans are used to buy cards in Weasleys' Wares. They can be found after destroying objects, after defeating creatures, and after opening chests. Small Beans are worth one Bean, while the big Beans are worth ten Beans.

    Silver Beans
    These Beans make you invincible for a short period of time. They can be found in chests, after defeating creatures, and after destroying objects.

    Triwizard Shields
    Triwizard Shields are spread around in every level. They can be found in chests, randomly on the ground, and can be won at Mini-Games. There are 99 Triwizard Shields in total. Find them all to unlock a bonus.


    [edit] Spells

    Confundus

      This is one of the spells that you start the game with, used to kill your enemies.

    Wingardium Leviosa

      This is one of the spells that you start the game with. It's a levitating spell, used to move objects.

    Ventus

      This is one of the spells that you start the game with, used to push objects out of your way.

    Alohomora

      This is one of the spells that you start the game with, used to open chests.

    Reparo

      This spell allows you to repair broken objects.

    Aqua Eructo

      This spell is used to extinguish fire.

    Verdimillious

      Spell that kills certain enemies faster than Confundus does.

    Herbivicus

      This spell allows you to grow plants at a rapid rate.

    Glacius

      Spell used to freeze objects, also used on enemies.

    Incendio

      This spell is used to set plants on fire.


    [edit] Triwizard Shields

    Next to Collector's Cards, Harry, Ron and Hermione also find several Triwizard Shield in their adventure. These shields can be found in chests, by passing the given amount of levels in Mini-Games (Head Menu, as in not during the adventure), or by taking care of a Niffler in Care of Magical Creatures. Listed below are all Triwizard Shields, arranged by level. Once you've obtained all Triwizard Shields, a bonus will be unlocked.

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