• Character Abernathy was Tina Goldstein’s pompous boss in the wand permit office at MACUSA headquarters (WFT). Read More
• Creature Newt Scamander hoped to purchase a fuzzy creature known as an Appaloosa Puffskein in New York City as a birthday present for someone, but the breeder had been shut down by MACUSA a year earlier. Porpentina Goldstein explained to him that breeding magical creatures is forbidden in New York (WFT). Read More
• Creatures' homes, lairs, and territories • Regions, counties, and territories Arizona is a state in the American southwest. Much of the land is beautiful, arid desert. Read More
• Occupations The Aurors are an elite group of witches and wizards who battle the Dark Arts. They operate in some ways as soldiers but more often as intelligence agents, seeking out Dark wizards and defeating them, often in fierce wizard duels. Alastor Moody and Frank and Alice Longbottom were famous Aurors,… Read More
• Communication In the basement of MACUSA headquarters in New York, there at least one hundred automatic typewriters on the unmanned desks. Read More
• Character The Barebone family was a historical No-Maj American family descended from Scourers and known for being anti-magic. At least one adopted member was found to be magical, however (WFT). Members include: Bartholomew Barebone Mary Lou Barebone Chastity Barebone Credence Barebone Modesty Barebone… Read More
• Character Barker was the harried assistant of newspaper magnate Henry Shaw Sr. (WFT). Read More
• Character Bernadette was an Executioner at MACUSA in 1920s New York. When Tina Goldstein and Newt Scamander were accused by Auror Percival Graves of using an Obscurus to cause destruction, Bernadette led Tina to the Death Cell. She extracted happy memories from Tina’s mind and dropped them into the pool of… Read More
• Creature A magical insect, native to Australia about a half-inch long and vivid blue in color, with a large stinger that causes levitation and laughter in victims (FB).  … Read More
• Creature A small (maximum height 8 inches) insect-eating tree-dweller with long sharp fingers (two on each hand), brown eyes, and a general appearance of a flat-faced little stickman made of bark and twigs, which serves well as camouflage in its native habitat. Found in western England, southern Germany, and Scandinavia, a… Read More
• Businesses, merchants, and shops • Muggle places The canning factory is the place where Jacob Kowalski works before trying to open his own bakery and befriending Newt Scamander. Read More
• Character Cecily was an American witch who apparently had some sort of romantic history with MACUSA employee Sam, an Obliviator, who handed over Jacob Kowalski to Queenie Goldstein because she threatened to tell Cecily that he was now seeing Ruby, a fellow employee standing nearby (WFT). Read More
• Character Chastity Barebone was the oldest adopted No-Maj daughter of Mary Lou Barebone, a Second Salem leader in 1920s New York. She was almost as fervent as her mother in handing out anti-witchcraft leaflets to the orphans who came to eat soup at Second Salem Church (WFT). Chastity died when mother… Read More
• Buildings The chateau is a “large, isolated, derelict chateau,” very likely located in Switzerland, which was the scene of a confrontation in 1926 between Grindelwald and five Aurors. It didn’t go well for the Aurors. From that battle, Grindelwald apparently fled to the United States (WFT). Read More
• Magical effects Choranaptyxic refers to the ability of a magical creature to change size to fit the available space, in particular the snake-like bird known as the Occamy (WFT). Read More
• Public places • Railway places The subway station outside City Hall in 1926 New York was decorated in an ornate Art Deco style and functioned as a base for Obscurial Credence Barebone, who lurked there before attacking the No-Maj Senator Shaw. It was also the location of the epic final battle against Barebone (WFT). Read More
• Event Five Aurors attempt to capture Gellert Grindelwald at his remote, derelict chateau somewhere in Switzerland. The five approach the chateau only to be blasted by a “sudden explosion of pure white light” that throws them back and appears to have killed them. From this confrontation, Grindelwald travels to the United States… Read More
• Character Credence Barebone was the adopted son of Mary Lou Barebone, a fanatical leader of the anti-magic Second Salem Philanthropic Society in 1920s New York. Along with his two adopted sisters, he would often help his mother and the Second Salemers by hanging up posters, finding places to preach on street… Read More
• Magical effects Dark energy builds up inside a magical child when they suppress their powers, creating an Obscurus that can violently burst out of them (WFT). Read More
• Thing Throughout history, some wizards have attempted to dominate and destroy. They have used Dark Magic but also played off the fears and prejudices of the wizarding population. Some famous Dark Wizards have included: Herpo the Foul Gellert Grindelwald Lord Voldemort Ekrizdis… Read More
• Rooms, chambers, and floors • Wizarding places A “pure white” room in MACUSA Headquarters that contains a pool of deadly potion with a chair hovering above it. Prisoners are led in shackles to the chamber by Executioners who extract happy memories from the accused with their wands and drop them into the pool. The mesmerized victims are… Read More
• Potions There was a pool full of Death Potion in the Death Cell at MACUSA Headquarters in 1926 which was used to execute prisoners (WFT). Read More
• Symbols An artistic portrayal of the three Deathly Hallows: a line symbolizing the Elder Wand inside a triangle representing the Cloak of Invisibility, both inside a circle that stands for the Resurrection Stone. Read More
• Glossary A reference by American witch Tina Goldstein in 1926 invoking the name of a woman accused of witchcraft during the Salem Witch Trials in 1693 (WFT). Tina wondered “Why in the name of Deliverance Dane?” Newt Scamancer would allow his pet Niffler to roam free and pillage a bank vault… Read More
• Creature The Demiguise is a peaceful, herbivorous creature that can make itself invisible. It resembles an orangutan with large, black eyes and long, silky hair which can be woven into Invisibility Cloaks. The Demiguise is native to the Far East (FB). They have the ability to foresee the immediate future, using… Read More
• Organizations Set up soon after the Salem Witch Trials (1693) by Josiah Jackson, the first President of the Magical Congress of the United States (MACUSA). The first priority was to hire Aurors who could hunt down the Scourers, evil wizards who had turned against their own kind and sold them out… Read More
• Creature This plump, flightless bird escapes danger by vanishing in a burst of feathers. Muggles knew this bird as the “dodo” and believe that it is extinct, being unaware of its ability to vanish at will. Because this belief (and associated guilt) has spurred more enlightened attitudes toward the… Read More