• Character Agilbert Fontaine is the current Headmaster of Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft and Wizardry (Pm). Read More
• Mountains, hills, and landforms A long mountain range in eastern North America running from northern Canada down to mid-Alabama in the southern United States. Read More
• Oceans and seas Just as with Muggles in aeroplanes, the crossing of the Atlantic Ocean by broomstick was an important milestone for wizards, as the distance is too great for safely Apparating. Jocunda Sykes first accomplished this feat in 1935, riding an Oakshaft 79 (QA9). Isolt Sayre crossed the Atlantic in… Read More
• Magical objects Fangs and venom from the dreaded giant serpent that once lived in the Chamber of Secrets have magical properties. Read More
• Wizarding culture One of the underlying problems in the wizarding world is intolerance and prejudice based on the “purity” of a person’s wizarding blood. Wizards distinguish between purebloods (no Muggle ancestry), half-blood (at least one wizarding parent but at least one Muggle parent or grandparent) and Muggle-borns (both parents were Muggles). Read More
• Transportation Ship taken by the witch Gormlaith to cross the Atlantic in search of her niece Isolt, founder of Ilvermorny School of Wizardry (Pm). Read More
• Character A wizarding family. Notable members of the Calderon-Boot family include Chadwick Boot, one of the founders of Ilvermorny Wizarding School and author of Chadwick’s Charms Vols. I-VII. He married Josefina Calderon, a healer from Mexico. Their descendants in the Calderon-Boot family are among the most prominent in North America today. Read More
• Character Chadwick Boot was the elder son of Mr. and Mrs. Boot. He and his younger brother were taken care of by Isolt Sayre after their parents were attacked and killed by a Hidebehind. Chadwick and his brother Webster were taught magic by Isolt Sayre, and eventually adopted by her and her… Read More
• Books and Literature Chadwick’s Charms was a series of seven textbooks about charms written by Chadwick Boot. They were standard texts at Ilvermorny. Read More
• Spells When Gormlaith Gaunt attacked Ilvermorny School, she sent a powerful curse towards the building, including the names of her niece Isolt and her husband James Steward who were both sleeping (Pm). When the twin baby daughters of Isolt and James woke up and started to cry in fear, the sound… Read More
• Character A renowned American wizarding family with ties to MACUSA and Ilvermorny School (Pm) Members include: Theodard Fontaine Agilbert Fontaine… Read More
• Character Frank was a giant Thunderbird rescued from captivity in Egypt by Newt Scamander in the 1920s and smuggled into New York inside his suitcase. In Egypt, Frank had been kept cruelly chained by his leg, but inside Newt’s case he lived in a replica of the Arizona desert, his native… Read More
• Character An ancient, in-bred, Pure-blood Wizarding family, and direct descendants of Salazar Slytherin. Most of the Gaunts were gifted with the ability to speak or at least understand the snake-language Parseltongue, making the family line unique in the Wizarding World. Because they were Parselmouths, the Gaunt heirs of Slytherin were entrusted… Read More
• Symbols A piece of gold jewelry that once belonged to Isolt Sayre’s mother, sister of Gormlaith Gaunt (Pm). Isolt took the brooch with her when she fled to North America, along with her aunt’s wand that once belonged to Salazar Slytherin (Pm). Read More
• Symbols The Gordian Knot symbol is worked into the floor of the Entrance Hall at Ilvermorny Wizarding School. Each student stands on the Gordian Knot waiting for reactions from statues representing the four Houses: Pukwudgie, Thunderbird, Wampus Cat, or Horned River Serpent. The blue and cranberry robes at Ilvermorny have Gordian… Read More
• Character Gormlaith Gaunt is Isolt Sayre’s aunt and kidnapper, who is killed in her attack on Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Gormlaith Gaunt was a fanatic about blood purity, and she disapproved of her niece being raised to have an open and positive attitude toward Muggles. Determined to to prevent… Read More
• Potions Brewed by Isolt Sayre on Greylock Mountain in order to save her future husband James Steward and the two Boot brothers back to health (Pm). Read More
• Creature The Hodag is a predatory North American magical creature with fangs, horns, glowing red eyes, and the head of a frog (Pm). Described as being roughly the size of a large canine, the Hodag’s primary prey is the Mooncalf (Pm). Their attraction to No-Maj farms as a result has… Read More
• Creature The Horned River Serpent is a snake-like creature that has a jewel set into its forehead and a house named after it at Ilvermony. Read More
• Wandmaking Used as wand cores by wandmaker James Steward and his wife Isolt Sayre of Ilvermorny Wizarding School for their adopted sons, Chadwick and Webster Boot (Pm). Read More
• Ilvermorny Horned Serpent is one of the four houses of Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. The name was chosen by Isolt Sayre. Thunderbird house stands for the mind of the wizard and is the house for scholars. Read More
• Wizarding culture Because Ilvermorny was based on Hogwarts, it boasts four houses. These houses were named by the founders of the school, Isolt and James Steward, and their two adopted sons, Webster and Chadwick. Unlike Hogwarts, the houses were named for magical creatures with which the founders were familiar. Isolt named one house… Read More
• Event Started in the stone house on Mount Greylock in Massachusetts by witch Isolt Sayre and No-Maj James Steward as a way of educating their magical adopted boys Chadwick and Webster Boot (Pm). As word spread, they were soon joined by other local magical children from nearby Narragansett, and members of… Read More
• Ilvermorny The Ilvermorny school song is sung to celebrate the North American magical school. Its lyrics recall the history of the founding of the school and the dangers of Muggle persecution at that time: We stand as one united Against the Puritan We draw our inspiration From good witch Morrigan… Read More
• Character Isolt Sayre was a Pure-blood witch, originally from Ireland, who escaped from the home of her cruel aunt, made her way to North America, and founded Ilvermorny School with her family (Pm). Until the age of five, Isolt lived a very happy life with her parents, who were friendly and… Read More
• Event After twelve miserable and lonely years living with her Aunt Gormlaith, Isolt escapes, taking with her Gormlaith’s wand (originally Salazar Slytherin’s) and a brooch shaped shaped like a Gordian Knot, which had belonged to Isolt’s mother. Isolt first goes to England, but Gormlaith is able to track her there. Isolt… Read More
• Character James Steward was the Muggle husband of Isolt Sayre. He was instrumental in creating Ilvermony and naming house Pukwudgie He was the adoptive father for Webster and Chadwick Boot and the blood father of Martha and Rionach Steward. He was the Headmaster of Ilvermony for many years. He lived to be… Read More
• Magical effects Love is perhaps the most powerful ancient enchantment, with the potential to counteract the Dark Arts and transform lives. Read More