Scrooges quarrels with Magica where always more fun then actually threatening. She wanted his first dime, cause she believed, melted into an amulet it would make her the most rich and powerful witch on earth. Gaining her the Midas touch. He had no idea if that was true. But he wouldn’t part with it anyway. Also in Magica he had a powerful opponent, worth his time. Keeping his life exciting and his mind on alert.
In other words, he don’t wanted her to succeed and end their fight.
But this time, she was different. On many occaisons she brought some mystical artifact to help her. New spells, potions, wands, that kind of thing. But the large stuff with a huge gem at it’s end seemed different. Scrooge wasn’t sure how magic exactly worked. But the power of the stuff corrupted Magica and the starting eclipse seemed to strenghten it aswell.
The more she used it against him, the more her character and appearance changed. She grew, her feathers turned green, the power ema