• Ministry of Magic A room located in the Department of Mysteries on Level Nine of the Ministry of Magic (OP34)… Read More
• Character Corban Yaxley was a Death Eater with a prominent role during Voldemort’s second rise to power.  According to Snape, Yaxley denied Voldemort to escape Azkaban when Voldemort disappeared after attacking the Potters (HBP2). Three days after Voldemort was reborn in the Little Hangleton graveyard, Yaxley was dispatched to find Horace… Read More
• Source Harry finds an unconscious Ginny, meets Tom Riddle (who has had Ginny in his power through the diary), and hears his story. Fawkes the phoenix arrives with the Sorting Hat. Riddle (Voldemort) calls the basilisk to kill Harry, but Fawkes intervenes and together they kill the basilisk, and by driving a… Read More
• Source Harry tells his story to Dumbledore, McGonagall, Arthur Weasley, and Molly Weasley, Ginny and Lockhart are sent to hospital, Lucius Malfoy arrives with Dobby, and Harry tricks Lucius into freeing Dobby. Read More
• Magical discipline The Dark Arts differ from other forms of magic in the intent of the wizard using it. Most magic is relatively neutral–it can be used for bad or good. Some magic, however, is evil in its intention through and through. Spells of this kind are often called curses. Curses are… Read More
• Source Snape reports to Voldemort the plans of the Order of the Phoenix to move Harry Potter from Number 4 Privet Drive. Voldemort takes Lucius Malfoy’s wand, the Death Eaters gathered in Malfoy Manor make fun of Tonks’ marriage to a werewolf, and Voldemort kills Charity Burbage, the erstwhile Hogwarts Muggle… Read More
• Source After weeks of planning, HRH ambush three Ministry workers, assume their identities, and sneak into Ministry headquarters. To their horror, they learn that Ron has taken the identity of a man whose wife is about to be interrogated about her blood status, and who faces a sentence in Azkaban for… Read More
• Creature A duck is type of waterfowl found in both fresh and sea water environments, whose vocal cries are called “quacks”. Read More
• Event Harry and Draco are on detention in the Forbidden Forest along with Fang the Dog when they view a monstrous hooded creature beside a dead unicorn drinking the animal’s silvery blood. As the creature turns to stare and then crawls on the ground towards them, Draco screams and runs away… Read More
• Source Harry tells Ron and Hermione about the visit to Dumbledore’s office, Harry practices for the third task, Skeeter writes another article about Harry, and Hermione finally figures out how Rita gets her information. Mrs. Weasley and Bill arrive to watch Harry in the Tournament, the four champions enter the… Read More
• Source Voldemort again attempts to kill Harry but their spells clash, shades of Voldemort’s victims emerge from his wand, and Harry escapes through the Portkey. Read More
• Source Harry returns to Hogwarts, telling Moody what happened while returning to the castle. Moody reveals that it was he who put Harry’s name in the Goblet, and that he stage-managed Harry’s performance in all three Tasks. Dumbledore, McGonagall, and Snape arrive in time to prevent Moody from killing Harry. Dumbledore… Read More
• Character Gregory the Smarmy is a medieval wizarding inventor who created Gregory’s Unctuous Unction, a potion which induces the drinker to believe that the one who gave them the potion is their best friend (FW). A statue of Gregory stands in a corridor on the fifth floor of Hogwarts (PS9,… Read More
• Character Grizel Hurtz is the “Agony Aunt” of the Daily Prophet and one of the experts featured on the Problem Page (DP3). Ms Hurtz advised lovelorn witch Lilith Molesby about the drawbacks of using a Love Potion to force a wizard to be in love with her. She recommended a course… Read More
• Wizarding culture Falling on the 31st October every year, this holiday is celebrated by both the Muggle and wizarding world. Read More
• Event Because of Harry’s vision before Christmas, (involving Mr Weasley being attacked by Nagini) Dumbledore decides that Harry should start taking Occlumency lessons with Snape so that he will be able to close his mind against the Dark Lord. The sessions take place in Snapes office once a week, and Snape… Read More
• Event Harry, Ron, and Professor Lockhart open the entrance to the underground Chamber. Along the way, Lockhart uses Ron’s broken wand and blasts himself with permanent Memory Spell damage and bringing down a section of the ceiling. Harry, cut off from the others, proceeds to the Chamber on his own where… Read More
• Diseases and healing Harry Potter had several scars caused by various dangerous situations. Read More
• Titles, nicknames, and honorifics Only the “Heir of Slytherin” could open the Chamber of Secrets and control the Basilisk inside (CS9). Read More
• Spells One of the Unforgivable Curses, this spell causes the victim to be completely under the command of the caster, who can make the victim do anything the caster wishes. A victim of this spell is said to have been Imperiused. Read More
• Character Katie Bell is a Gryffindor girl a year older than Harry, one of the three Chasers on the Gryffindor team during most of Harry’s years at Hogwarts. Oliver Wood considered her to be a superb Chaser (PA8), along with Angelina Johnson and Alicia Spinnet, who are a year older… Read More
• Character Witch whose letter was published on the Problem Page of the Daily Prophet (DP3)… Read More
• Character Merope Gaunt was the daughter of Marvolo Gaunt and mother of Tom Riddle. Eighteen-year-old Merope’s hair is lank and dull and she has a “plain, pale, rather heavy face.” Her eyes also gaze in opposite directions. Merope’s father is extremely abusive to her and derisively calls her a “Squib” (and other… Read More
• Games, toys, and jokes If you believe the advertising, one of these will give the wearer some of the abilities of a Metamorphmagus for only ten Galleons. In fact, the changes in the wearer’s appearance aren’t under his or her control, and not only make the victim more rather than less conspicuous but can… Read More
• Character Mr. Roberts is a Muggle man who worked as the campsite manager for the 1994 Quidditch World Cup. Read More