• Character Lucas Bargeworthy was a Beater for the England National Team in 1870s. Bargeworthy was a participant in the mysterious 1877 Quidditch World Cup tournament held in Kazakhstan. Retaining no recollection of any of the events of the so-called “Tournament that Nobody Remembers“, he was missing most of his teeth when he… Read More
• Potion ingredients A shriveled, kidney-like “stone”that comes from the stomach of a goat, protects from most poisons Professor Snape quizzed Harry on the bezoar during the very first Potions Class. In his fourth year, while distracted by thoughts of Cho Chang and the Yule Ball, Harry forgot to add a bezoar during… Read More
• Event During the Battle of the Tower in June of 1997, Bill Weasley is attacked by the werewolf Fenrir Greyback. It is not the full moon, so the wounds do not lead to full-blown lycanthropy, but Bill’s face is terribly scarred and he develops a yen for raw meat (HBP29) Podcast:… Read More
• Potion ingredients Black beetle body parts are used as potion ingredients. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:08 — 3.8MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts |… Read More
• Source Bloomsbury Live Chat (Bloomsbury.com, 30 July 2007, 2.00-3.00pm BST) with J K Rowling nine days after the release of Deathly Hallows. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:08 — 3.8MB)… Read More
• Potions The Blood-Replenishing Potion is a type of medical magic that replaces lost blood, rather like a blood-transfusion. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:08 — 3.8MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Character The Bobbin family own a large chain of apothecaries (HBP7). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:08 — 3.8MB)Subscribe: Apple… Read More
• Character Broderick Bode was a sallow-skinned wizard with a mournful face who worked for the Department of Mysteries (GF7, OP8). He was injured late in 1995 when Lucius Malfoy Imperiused Bode into removing the Prophecy from the Department of Mysteries (OP26). Bode lost the power of speech and… Read More
• Quote “He took your blood believing it would strengthen him. He took into his body a tiny part of the enchantment your mother laid upon you when she died for you. His body keeps her sacrifice alive, and while that enchantment survives, so do you …” Podcast:… Read More
• Potions The Boil Cure Potion is a simple potion to cure boils. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:08 — 3.8MB)Subscribe: Apple… Read More
• Books and Literature The Book of Potions is a definitive study of the subtle art of potion-making by Zygmunt Budge. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:08 — 3.8MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Potions Bruise-Healing Paste is a medicinal thick yellow paste used to heal bruises. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:08 — 3.8MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Plants A magical plant full of stinky pus. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:08 — 3.8MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts |… Read More
• Potion ingredients The stinky pus of a magical bubotuber plant, used diluted as a cure for acne. Undiluted it can burn the skin, and smells strongly of petrol (GF13). Podcast: Play in new window |… Read More
• Potions Orange Burn-Healing Paste is used to heal burns. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:08 — 3.8MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts |… Read More
• Magizoology Burning Day is the day on which a phoenix bursts into flames and is reborn from the ashes (CS12). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:08 — 3.8MB)Subscribe:… Read More