On Wednesday morning, the official Harry Potter hub Pottermore sent out a mysterious tweet.
The tweet only had a dark photo. No text:
— Pottermore (@pottermore) September 21, 2016
Many were confused. Why the hell is Pottermore tweeting out a blank image? Was it a pocket tweet?
Not so fast! Brightening the photo reveals that the image depicts what looks like the Forbidden Forest:
So what’s going on? Well, as Harry Potter fan Patrick puts it:
— Patrick くコ:彡 (@crossenguard) September 21, 2016
Yes, my guess is that this has to do with the forthcoming Patronus quiz, which J.K. Rowling recently teased we’d be hearing about soon:
@Karbear2013 An announcement is very close…
— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) September 15, 2016
Adding to the hype: Dementors are the Beast of the Week at Pottermore.
— Cristina (@cristinagmarini) September 21, 2016
A Patronus quiz has been one of the most requested Pottermore features from Harry Potter fans. Rowling has been teasing its existence for a while, but has yet to come through with the quiz itself. It looks like that’s finally about to change!