• Sports and competitions Quidditch, “the sport of warlocks,” is the premier sport of the wizarding world. Everyone follows Quidditch. Quidditch is a fast, dangerous, exciting game in which two teams flying on brooms compete for points scored by throwing a ball – the Quaffle – through hoops on either end of a… Read More
• Magical effects Several charms are used to make the game of Quidditch possible: The Quaffle is enchanted to make it fall more slowly than would otherwise be the case. This spell was invented by Daisy Pennifold, hence the modern Quaffle is referred to as a Pennifold Quaffle. The Golden Snitch is enchanted… Read More
• Event After a morning of tryouts, team captain Harry Potter had selected most of the Gryffindor Quidditch Team for 1996 – his 6th year at Hogwarts (HBP11). Chasers Katie Bell, Demelza Robbins, and Ginny Weasley Beaters Jimmy Peakes and Ritchie Coote Keeper During… Read More
• Event The Quidditch World Cup 1877 is a mystery – no one knows what actually happened. Although the Quidditch World Cup is said to be held every four years, this particular tournament had to be repeated in 1878, the following year. Therefore, 1877’s Quidditch World Cup is known as “… Read More
• Books and Literature Quintessence: A Quest was a book on Charms assigned to sixth-year Charms students at Hogwarts (HBP15). Read More
• Sports and competitions Quodpot is an American broom game variant of Quidditch invented by Abraham Peasegood. It has eleven players per side and an exploding leather ball called the Quod (QA8, Pm). The aim of each team is to move the Quod to a pot on the opposite… Read More