• Furniture and household items A photographer at Flourish and Blotts was taking pictures of Gilderoy Lockhart for the Daily Prophet. Colin Creevey’s camera is apparently a Muggle device, although since it works at Hogwarts, it must not have any electrical parts. Read More
• Communication • Magical objects High above the MACUSA Lobby there is a giant dial with multiple clock-like faces and hands pointing to the present threat-level to the secret wizarding world. The color-coded levels include “Severe: Unexplained Activity” and “Emergency” (WFT). Read More
• Magical objects • Security The metallic Map of Magical Activity used a light display to help Aurors in the MACUSA Major Investigation Department to view magic occurring around New York City (WFT). Read More
• Magical objects This magical map of Hogwarts Castle shows the entire castle and grounds of Hogwarts, including seven secret passages out of Hogwarts and into Hogsmeade. However, it does not show the Room of Requirement or the Chamber of Secrets. The map also shows the location of people. It would seem that… Read More
• Dark magic items Marvolo Gaunt’s ring is a large finger ring, clumsily made out of what appeared to be gold, set with a black stone engraved with the symbol for the Deathly Hallows, which Gaunt took to be the Peverell coat of arms. According to Marvolo Gaunt, the ring had been in the… Read More
• Thing Memories can be removed from the head of a witch or wizard and placed into a vessels known as a Pensieve to be viewed and studied. After removal, memories can be tampered with, as Horace Slughorn did when he tried to revise and conceal his own memory of teaching Tom… Read More
• Magical artifacts The Mirror of Erised is a magnificent mirror, as high as a classroom ceiling, with an ornate gold frame, standing on two clawed feet. The inscription carved around the top read “Erised stra ehru oyt ube cafru oyt on wohsi,” which is “I show not your face but your heart’s… Read More
• Furniture and household items Ordinary mirrors are found in bathrooms, dormotories and on corridors in Hogwarts. Read More
• Communication The two-way mirrors were a pair of small, square, old-looking mirrors which allowed secret communication between the two owners. They belonged to Sirius Black in the 1970s. He and James used to use them when they were in separate detentions (OP38). Sirius gives one of them to Harry at… Read More
• Incantations Mischief Managed is the incantation which closes or “wipes” clean the Marauders Map (PA10). Read More
• Magical objects After losing his eye while battling Death Eaters (Pm), Alastor Moody received a magical replacement that could swivel around in all directions (GF14) and even see through Harry’s Invisibility Cloak (GF25). Read More
• Event After Harry and Cedric were abducted and returned from Voldemort and the graveyard after the Third Task of the Triwizard Tournament, an apparently sympathetic Mad-Eye Moody pulled Harry away from the dead Cedric and took him back to the castle. As they talked, Harry realized that Moody was asking many… Read More