• Creature The Abominable Snowman is another name for the Yeti (FB). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26 — 4.1MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts… Read More
• Creature A breed of winged horse; the Abraxan is a gigantic, extremely powerful Palomino (FB). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26 — 4.1MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Creature A breed of winged horse, chestnut in color. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26 — 4.1MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts |… Read More
• Continents Africa is a large continent which has many different cultures, climates, forms of wildlife, and ethnic groups, both magical and non-magical. The history of magic in Africa dates back to the ancient kingdoms of Egypt. Many of the continent's 54 nations have Ministries of Magic and one of the world's eleven elite wizarding schools, Uagadou, is located in Africa. Read More
• Character Almerick Sawbridge was a wizard famous for conquering the river troll that was terrorizing crossers of the Wye River (fw41). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26 — 4.1MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Character Amarillo Lestoat was a flamboyant american vampire. Author of A Vampire’s Monologue – intended to bore the reader into a stupor making him/her easier prey for vampires. Podcast: Play in new window |… Read More
• Event Amarillo Lestoat, American vampire and author of the incredibly boring novel A Vampire’s Monologue, died in 1977 (FW). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26 — 4.1MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Character Amos Diggory was a Ministry of Magic official who worked for the Department for the Regulation and Control of Magical Creatures. Amos is a ruddy-faced wizard with a scrubby brown beard. He takes a great deal of pride in his son, Cedric, even to the point of being somewhat rude… Read More
• Magical identities An Animagus is a witch or wizard who is capable of transforming him- or herself into the form of an animal. Ordinary Transfiguration of a human into an animal’s shape results in the human having an animal’s brain (QA1) (although Draco Malfoy‘s experience in GF13 is worth… Read More
• Books and Literature Animal Ghosts of Britain was a book by Mopsy Fleabert about animal spirits in Britain (Pm). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26 — 4.1MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Magizoology Ant eggs, white and the size of grains of rice, were used as food for baby Blast-Ended Skrewts. Hagrid wanted the class to hand-feed the Skrewts, but some students were burned when they blasted fire (GF13). Podcast: Play… Read More
• Creature Species of dragon, native to New Zealand and Australia. habitat: valleys appearance: iridescent, pearly scales size: medium eyes: glittering, multicolored, with no pupils flame: vivid red food: sheep eggs: pale grey Podcast:… Read More
• Islands Another name for the south Pacific region that includes Australia and New Zealand. It is presumably the home of the Antipodean Opaleye dragon (FB). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26… Read More
• Character Apolline Delacour was the wife of Monsieur Delacour and the mother of Fleur and Gabrielle Delacour. She was half veela. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26 — 4.1MB)Subscribe:… 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. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26 — 4.1MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Creature Newt Scamander hoped to purchase a fuzzy creature known as an Appaloosa Puffskein in New York City as a birthday present for someone, but the breeder had been shut down by MACUSA a year earlier. Porpentina Goldstein explained to him that breeding magical creatures is forbidden in New York (WFT). Read More
• Creature inA creature that was probably created by Luna Lovegood and/or Xenophilius Lovegood. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26 — 4.1MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Character Arabella Doreen Figg is a Squib, living in a house on Wisteria Walk in Little Whinging, Surrey. Mrs. Figg is an original member of The Order of the Phoenix and for the past 15 years has been assigned the task of watching over Harry Potter, who was growing up two… Read More
• Creatures' homes, lairs, and territories • Regions, counties, and territories Arizona is a state in the American southwest. Much of the land is beautiful, arid desert. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26 — 4.1MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Countries Armenia is a small country just east of Turkey, where a warlock once saved a village from werewolves, though Gilderoy Lockhart took credit for it (CS16). Podcast: Play in new window |… Read More
• Character Artemius Lawson was an outspoken notorious campaigner for the suppression of trolls (DP2). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26 — 4.1MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Creature The Ashwinder is a thin grey serpent with glowing red eyes which comes out of untended magical fires and lives long enough to lay fiery hot eggs in some dark and secluded spot. These eggs, while valued as potion ingredients, are very dangerous. If they are not found and frozen… 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
• Event The Irish witch Gormlaith Gaunt attacks Ilvermorny School to take revenge on her niece, Isolt Sayre, who had stolen the family heirloom wand once belonging to Salazar Slytherin from Gormlaith and fled to America. The witch was also furious that Isolt married James Steward, a No-Maj, and was running a… Read More
• Creature The Augurey is a thin and mournful-looking bird somewhat resembling a vulture, greenish-black in color, native to Britain and Ireland. Normally remaining hidden in its nest in brambles and thorns, flying only in heavy rain, the feathers of the Augurey repel ink. Its distinctive cry was once thought to be a… Read More
• Creature Another name for the Augurey. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26 — 4.1MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts |… Read More
• Symbols The symbol of Voldemort’s daughter Delphi, known to her followers as The Augurey (CC3.16). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26 — 4.1MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Character Editor at Obscurus Books who, in 1918, commissioned an authoritative compendium of magical creatures by a lowly Ministry employee by the name of Newt Scamander (FB). Podcast: Play in new window | Download… Read More
• Clothing Goblin-made tiara consisting of moonstones and diamonds, belonging to Ron’s great-aunt Muriel Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:26 — 4.1MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Countries Australia is both the smallest continent and its own country, located on a large island entirely in the southern hemisphere. Hermione sent her parents to Australia during the height of the war against Voldemort, to protect them from Death Eaters. She also modified their memories so they… Read More
• Islands • Mysterious places Far out in the icy waters of the North Sea lies a tiny island that is home to one of the most terrible places on earth: Azkaban, the wizarding prison (PA3, Sch1, Pm). History The fortress has existed since the 15th century, and never appeared on any Muggle map. The… Read More