• Spells The Wand-Lighting Charm causes a small beam of light to shine from the end of the caster’s wand. The light is a directed beam rather than a general light source. Podcast: Play in new window |… Read More
• Spells The Water-Making Spell conjures a fountain or jet of clear drinkable water from the caster’s wand. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:33 — 4.2MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Magical objects The magic bookcase inside Minister for Magic Hermione Granger’s office. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:33 — 4.2MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts |… Read More
• Clothing Every Christmas, Molly Weasley knitted new Christmas “jumpers” or sweaters for her children and Harry Potter, often with their initials on them. Ron’s sweater was usually maroon for some unknown reason (PS12). Podcast: Play in new window… Read More
• Businesses, merchants, and shops Fred and George Weasley worked for several years to develop a line of comic magic items which they hoped to sell through their company, Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes. They were putting together order forms during the summer of 1994 with the hope of selling the items at school, but their mother… Read More
• Character Witch in Middle Ages who enjoyed being burned at the stake, allowing herself to be captured by witch-hunting Muggles many times. She used a Flame Freezing Charm to protect herself from the flames (PA1, FW). Podcast: Play… Read More
• Headlines and advertisements Wilda wallops the Wigs is a Quidditch article appearing in the Sports section of the Daily Prophet, about Puddlemere United’s robe colour change and their new Chaser signing (DP2). Goals scored by Puddlemere’s new Chaser Wilda Griffiths propelled them to victory in their match against the… Read More
• Character Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:33 — 4.2MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android |… Read More
• Character Gilbert Wimple was a member of the Committee on Experimental Charms, a job which at some point resulted in him gaining a pair of horns. He was one of the Ministry officials attending the 1994 Quidditch World Cup final (GF7). Podcast:… Read More
• Magical objects A flock of winged keys were one of the protections for the Philosopher’s Stone, put in place by Filius Flitwick. The swarm of winged keys filled a well-lit chamber blocking the way to the hiding place of the Mirror of Erised and the Philosopher’s Stone within. The keys had shiny, brightly colored… Read More
• Magical effects Wizard Space is a magical effect. It causes objects to hold more than their outer dimensions would seem to allow. Wizard Space is created by the Undetectable Extension Charm incantation “Capacious Extremis,”  and is highly regulated by the Ministry (Pm).   Podcast:… Read More
• Magical objects Hagrid gave Harry a carved wooden flute for Christmas his first year at Hogwarts (PS12). It made a sound like an owl hooting. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:33… Read More
• Character Bowman Wright was a Metal Charmer and was born in Godric’s Hollow in 1492*. His father was a Muggle and mother a Witch (FW, WoM, DH16). Combining his love of science and sport, Wright invented the Golden Snitch, which immediately replaced the endangered … Read More