Dawn of the Nekross
Dawn of the Nekross
Preceded by:
Followed by:
Grazlax Attacks
Story information
Series: 1
Story: 1
Air date: 29/10/2012 (Part 1)
30/10/2012 (Part 2)
Key crew
Writer: Phil Ford
Director: Daniel O'Hara
Producer: Brian Minchin

Dawn of the Nekross is the first story of the first series and the first broadcast story of Wizards vs Aliens.


Part 1Edit

Tom Clarke is hiding a huge secret - he's a teenage wizard! But when the magic-eating alien Nekross arrive on Earth, a battle for survival begins. Tom must use his magical powers to protect his family - but only the school geek, Benny, can help him against the plans of the Nekross King.

Part 2Edit

With his gran trapped in outer space, Tom and Benny must go inside the mystical Chamber of Crowe to ask the mysterious Randal Moon for help. But with time running out for Ursula, and Tom's dad joining in on the fight, can even a magical hobgoblin fight an enemy from beyond the Earth?


Part 1Edit

Varg smiling

Varg smiling

Robert France and his son Mark France are conjuring magic in the gathering of stones when a spaceship arrives, transporting them on board. They meet a Nekross named Varg who tells them that his race want to feast on Maand Tom are teleported to the Nekross ship. On board, they meet Lexi, Varg and their father the Nekross King who exclaims his love of magic. They are disgusted, but are cut short as they realise that they are to be consumed.

Part 2Edit

Tom uses his football to distract the Nekross King, who is hurt badly and he and his gran escape. Reaching the teleport system, Tom is the only one to escape and finds Benny again.

Tom heads home, reluctant for Benny to follow him and when reaching his house, he enters the Chamber of Crowe, saying to Benny that he is not supposed to do so. They enter anyway, and discover Randal Moon, the guardian of the Chamber who does not like the unenchanted inside the chamber. However, Tom explains the crisis, and the hobgoblin obliges. They create a Passing Spell, which would allow them to travel to the ship. However they arrive in the gathering of stones instead, the cause of a rebound.

In the meantime, Ursula is trapped on the spaceship and speaks to the victim, Mark France and his father who are also trapped. She explains that there is practically no hope for them.

Michael is happy to discover that his son is alright. He decides to meet them at the stones.

Arrival of the Zurantulus

The Zarantulus arrives on Earth

Tom and Benny try to hatch a plan to get onto the spaceship, but are aware that they are helpless. Suddenly the Nekross Ship arrives and teleports them on board. Michael Clarke is also teleported inside his car. They are caught by Lexi and Varg and are taken to the control room, where Ursula is placed inside the Extractor. They cause a distraction and manage to escape to the teleport system, but the controls are jammed. The Nekross try breaking in.

The humans understand that the only way is by car. Using magic, Tom shrouds the car and his father drives through the outer glass and they fly back to the Earth's surface.

At the gathering of stones, Tom declares the beginning of a war between Wizards and Aliens.




  • Hogwarts is mentioned at one point, which is the school Harry Potter learned magic.


First Appearance of Tom, Benny, Michael, Ursula, Randal Moon, Katie, Quinn, Lexi, Varg, The Nekross King