• Source HRH start back to the castle, Crookshanks chases Scabbers, and a big black dog drags Ron into a tunnel under the Whomping Willow. Crookshanks stops the tree from attacking Harry and Hermione, and they follow the cat down the tunnel to emerge in the Shrieking Shack outside Hogsmeade. They find… Read More
• Source Defence Against the Dark Arts remains a favorite, Quidditch practice begins, Crookshanks goes after Scabbers, tension builds between Ron and Hermione, Harry is denied permission to visit Hogsmeade, Lupin talks to him about fear, Snape brews a potion for Lupin, Hallowe’en feast, and Black slashes the Fat Lady’s portrait. Read More
• Character Described by Harry as “a hard-faced Slytherin girl” (PS9) and as having a face “like a pug” (PA6, GF27). She was the ringleader of a “gang of Slytherin girls” (OP25). Like Draco, Pansy tended to pick on and try to intimidate those who were weaker — or just different — than she, and often… Read More
• Potion ingredients Pearl dust is an expensive, fairly uncommon potion ingredient used in love potions (CC4.5). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:56 — 3.6MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Plants • Potion ingredients A plant sometimes added to potions or sweets. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:56 — 3.6MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts |… Read More
• Potions Cures the common cold. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:56 — 3.6MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts |… Read More
• Character Perenelle Flamel was Nicolas Flamel’s wife (PS17). She and her future husband met while attending Beauxbatons Academy (Pm). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:56 — 3.6MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Potions If normal Muggle photographs are developed in certain potions, the resulting images will move. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:56 — 3.6MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Character Wizard of the 16th century who had been persecuted by a village, so for revenge he poured Shrinking Solution down their well and spent the day chasing tiny villagers while wearing hobnail boots (BoP) Podcast: Play in new… Read More
• Source Pottermore is a website by J. K. Rowling intended to become the permanent online home for Harry Potter. The site opened for a limited beta release in September of 2011 and for the general public in April of 2012. The website as originally conceived was to be… Read More
• Source A number of spell books were available on the original version of Pottermore. These were not the same as the books which a player collected and keept in the trunk. Rather, these books were accessed through individual moments or through the Duelling Club and Potions Class links on the Pottermore… Read More
• Potions Effect: Transforms a person to look exactly like someone else. One dose lasts for one hour, but doses can be renewed, apparently indefinitely. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:56 —… Read More
• Potion ingredients The juice may be used in Strengthening Solution at some stage and is definitely a potions ingredient. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:56 — 3.6MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Potion ingredients Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:56 — 3.6MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android |… Read More
• Potions Potion for Dreamless Sleep is a purple potion that puts the drinker into a deep sleep without dreams (GF36). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:56 — 3.6MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Titles, nicknames, and honorifics Someone who makes potions, either as a profession or as an advanced student. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:56 — 3.6MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Potions The potion for hags was developed by Professor Regulus Moonshine in the mid-1990s to reduce that creature’s craving for human flesh. Moonshine told a press conference that the potion seemed to be working since, as he put it, “[m]ost of my hag volunteers have refrained from taking a bite out… Read More
• Headlines and advertisements New Potion Gives Hope for Hags is an article on the front page of the Daily Prophet announcing research developments for the control of hag appetites for human flesh (DP4). Coverage of Professor Regulus Moonshine’s press conference about his potion raised some scepticism about his results… Read More
• Potion ingredients A wide variety of plants and animal parts are used in making potions. These ingredients can be magical or mundane. Some of the plants are grown in the greenhouses and some of the animal parts come from magical creatures living in the Forbidden Forest, such as unicorn hair. Potion ingredients… Read More
• Potions Effect: helps bring out the best in a witch or wizard. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:56 — 3.6MB)Subscribe: Apple… Read More
• Areas of knowledge • Hogwarts academics Potions are magical liquids created by mixing various ingredients in a cauldron according to very specific rules. These mixtures must usually be drunk to give their magical effect. The ingredients in potions range from the mundane to the bizarre and fantastic, and the procedures for creating some potions can be… Read More
• Hogwarts academics Potions class is the study of potion-making. All students take potions through their fifth year and take the potions O.W.L., but only selected students continue on through sixth and seventh years to take N.E.W.T.s in the subject. The study of potions directly relates to the study of Herbology and Care of… Read More
• Rooms, chambers, and floors Potions classes are held in a dungeon classroom, large enough to hold at last twenty students, their cauldrons, and their work tables. The classroom is quite cold, especially in the winter, when students can see their breath. There are pickled animals in glass jars along the walls (PS8). There… Read More
• Hogwarts Potions classes take place in one of the Hogwarts dungeons, where the air is cooler than the rest of the castle (PS8). Jars full of pickled “slimy things” suspended in liquids line shelfs around the walls (CS5). Possibly the same place as “Dungeon Five” where some “third years… Read More
• Titles, nicknames, and honorifics The potions professor at Hogwarts is the Potions Master, therefore it is a job title that goes with the position. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:56 — 3.6MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Wizarding culture The so-called “potions riddle” was a logic puzzle set up at Hogwarts to protect the Philosopher’s Stone. The riddle was devised by Severus Snape on the assumption that many brilliant practitioners of magic were very poor logicians. Podcast:… Read More
• Potions These potions are mentioned in the trading card game, which means that they’re not canon. Angel’s Trumpet Draught potion ingredients: unknown, but may include Angel’s Trumpet Effect unknown The TCG card artwork shows a flask shaped like a horn, with the bell of the “horn” forming the bottom of the… Read More
• Character Fleamont Potter was the father of James Potter and the inventor of Sleekeazy’s hair potion, the sale of which added to the family’s already vast wealth. When he retired, he sold the company for an enormous profit (Pm). Fleamont Potter inherited the Cloak of Invisibility from his father, a direct… Read More
• Character Lily Potter is the mother of Harry Potter, who shared with Harry the most striking aspect of her appearance, her brilliant green, almond-shaped eyes (OP28). Lily was born to a Muggle family and grew up with her sister, Petunia, not far from Spinner’s End in the town of Cokeworth… Read More
• Potion ingredients Used as a brain stimulant (OP31). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:56 — 3.6MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts |… Read More
• Books and Literature Harry received a copy of Advanced Potion-Making by Libatius Borage from Professor Slughorn’s cabinet on the first day of class in Sixth Year. Unlike Ron’s copy, Harry’s was inscribed with various spells and helpful-hints for improved potions that led to Slughorn thinking of him as a “dab-hand” and Potioneer. Hermione,… Read More
• Plants • Potion ingredients A magical plant with pods that secrete a lumpy blue substance. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:56 — 3.6MB)Subscribe: Apple… Read More
• Source Harry is pointed out and stared at by everyone in the school as he starts his first day of classes and meets his teachers, visits Hagrid, and learns about the Gringotts break-in. Podcast: Play in new window |… Read More
• Potion ingredients The eyes are used in Swelling Solution (see). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:56 — 3.6MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts |… Read More
• Plants • Potion ingredients An intense onion bulb used in potion-making. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:56 — 3.6MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts |… Read More
• Magical effects Purple fire is a magical form of fire Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:56 — 3.6MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts |… Read More