• Character Walden Macnair was a Death Eater and Ministry of Magic employee who sported a black moustache. In the years between the first and second wars against Voldemort, Macnair worked as an executioner of dangerous creatures for the Ministry of Magic (PA16, PA21, GF33). MacNair was… Read More
• Source “The Warlock’s Hairy Heart” is a wizarding world fairy tale, part of the collection The Tales of Beedle the Bard. This dark, “gothic” tale tells of a young warlock who removes his own heart by terrible Dark Arts to protect himself from the foolishness of love. When he meets… Read More
• Mountains, hills, and landforms Where Severus Snape met with Dumbledore to warn him that Voldemort was going to attack the Potter family because of the partial prophecy he overheard at the Hogshead (DH33). Read More
• Character Winky, a female house-elf who until recently worked for the Crouch family, has enormous brown eyes and a nose like a tomato (GF8). Her mother and grandmother were also Crouch family house-elves (GF9, GF21). For years, Winky took care of Barty Crouch Jr., who was held in the Crouch residence under the Imperius Curse by his father. Nevertheless, the elder… Read More
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In the new Wizards Unite game by Niantic, the mysterious Calamity is threatening the Statute of Secrecy. It’s stealing magical people, creatures, and items of significance from different periods of time and leaving them randomly scattered around the world with the protection of… Read More
• Character Wormtail was the servant of Voldemort who found him in Albania and helped bring about the Dark Lord’s rebirth and return to power. While at Hogwarts, Peter Pettigrew first used the nickname “Wormtail” when, with the help of Sirius Black and James Potter, he learned to become an Animagus (a rat)… Read More
• Event In the cellar of Malfoy Manor, Wormtail attacked Harry Potter, who exclaimed “You’re going to kill me? You owe me!” Wormtail hesitated at this, and the magical silver hand, sensing the weakness, turned on Wormtail and strangled him: His own silver fingers were moving inexorably toward his own throat. The… Read More
• Magical objects Given as a replacement after Wormtail sacrificed his right hand so the Dark Lord could be reborn in the graveyard (GF33). Read More