• Event Narcissa brings the captives into the drawing room so Draco can positively identify Harry. He does so reluctantly and half-heartedly, but before the Dark Lord is summoned Bellatrix tortures Hermione and Griphook for information about the Sword of Gryffindor. During the torture Harry and Ron are brought to the cellar where… Read More
• Plants • Wandmaking Acacia is a type of wand wood known for creating “tricky wands,” described by Ollivander in his essays on wandlore (Pm). Read More
• Quote “I keep only a small stock for those witches or wizards of sufficient subtlety, for acacia is not suited to what is commonly known as ‘bangs-and-smells’ magic.”… 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
• Wandmaking Applewood can be used to create wands, although such wands are rare. The wood does not mix well with Dark magic and favors those with strong ideals. Owners of applewood wands are considered to live long lives and are often known for being able to converse with other magical beings… Read More
• Character Arcus was one of two wizards thought to have taken the Elder Wand from Loxias. It is unknown whether he or Livius defeated him (DH21). Read More
• Place One of the United States of America, located in the south just west of the Mississippi River. Read More
• Character Barnabas Deverill was a one-time possessor of the Elder Wand who was killed by Loxias (DH21). He lived in the early eighteenth century and was a notorious Dark wizard who, with the help of the Elder Wand, gained a fearsome reputation (TBB). Read More
• Event The Battle of the Seven Potters is an aerial battle over southern England fought on the evening of 27 July 1997 between members of the Order of the Phoenix led by Mad-Eye Moody and a group of Death Eaters led by Lord Voldemort. The Order of the Phoenix strives to… Read More
• Magical effects The Bubbles spell pours non-bursting golden bubbles out of the wand. Read More
• Source Comic Relief live chat, March 2001. [transcript] This interview coincided with the release of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and Quidditch Through the Ages. These books were written to raise money for the charity Comic Relief. 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
• Magical objects Also known as the Elder Wand or Wand of Destiny, the Deathstick is one of the three Deathly Hallows.  Made of elder with a Thestral tail hair core, the wand is unbeatable in the hands of its rightful owner. Read More
• Event After putting the entire magical community in danger by spilling its secrets to a descendent of scourers, the daughter of Aristotle Twelvetrees is imprisoned for one year. Many in the magical community wish to see Dorcus killed or locked away for the rest of her life for her foolishness. Wizarding… Read More
• Character Dylan Matwood was the author of the book Merpeople: A Comprehensive Guide to Their Language and Customs. He carries a wand made of apple wood, a material which shows an affinity for wizards who can converse with creatures in their native tongues. 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
• Character European wand maker who made Krum’s wand (GF18) and retired from business in the late 1980s (DH8). At one time he owned the Elder Wand and bragged about it, but Gindelwald stole it from him in the early 1940s. When Voldemort was tracking the Wand in September of… Read More
• Event After Voldemort struck him down with the Killing Curse in the Forbidden Forest (DH33), Harry finds himself lying naked and without his glasses on a sort of floor surrounded by a bright white mist. Slowly his surroundings take on the shape of King’s Cross Station in London, and when… Read More
• Character Hereward was a mad wizard who locked his own father Godelot in his cellar, stealing the Elder Wand from him and leaving him to die (TBB, DH21). He lived in medieval times (TBB).  … 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
• 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
• Wandmaking Jackalope Antlers are a wand core used by Isolt Sayre for the students of Ilvermorny. Read More