• Source Hagrid loses his case and Buckbeak is sentenced to death, Ron and Hermione make up, Hermione slaps Draco Malfoy, misses Charms class and storms out of Divination. Tensions rise as the Gryffindor vs Slytherin match approaches. When it comes, it is… Read More
• Character Described by Harry as “a hard-faced Slytherin girl” (PS9) and as having a face “like a pug” (PA6, GF27). She was the ringleader of a “gang of Slytherin girls” (OP25). Like Draco, Pansy tended to pick on and try to intimidate those who were weaker — or just different — than she, and often… Read More
• Character Angelus Peel played Seeker for the Canadian National Team in 1877. Peel was one of the more unfortunate of the Quidditch players who was a participant in the 1877 Quidditch World Cup in Kazakhstan. Known as “The Tournament that Nobody Remembers“, Peel woke up with his knees on back-to-front and… Read More
• Spells Hagrid gave eleven-year-old Dudley Dursley a pig’s tail in Hut-on-the-Rock (PS4). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:52 — 5.4MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Magical effects • Spells The Pimple Jinx, or Furnunculus Curse, is a spell which causes an eruption of boils (GF18) or pimples (GF36). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:52 — 5.4MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Character Pius Thicknesse was the head of the Department of Magical Law Enforcement (DH1) until the death of Rufus Scrimgeour, after which he became Minister for Magic (DH13). Unfortunately, he had been placed under the Imperius Curse by the Death Eater Yaxley earlier in the summer (DH1), which… Read More
• Character Josiah Plunkett was a professional referee of Quidditch games who had to deal with two very difficult situations on the pitch (DP3, DP4). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:52 —… Read More
• Source A number of spell books were available on the original version of Pottermore. These were not the same as the books which a player collected and keept in the trunk. Rather, these books were accessed through individual moments or through the Duelling Club and Potions Class links on the Pottermore… Read More
• Quote “There’s no need to call me ‘sir,’ Professor.” Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:52 — 5.4MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts |… Read More
• Thing When used it turns the victim’s hair an outrageous color. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:52 — 5.4MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts… Read More
• Source Professor Snape takes Harry’s book, leading to Harry seeing Snape’s injured leg when he tries to get it back. Harry plays in his first Quidditch match against Slytherin in which someone jinxes his broom but he catches the Snitch and wins anyway. Hagrid later lets… Read More
• Source Harry learns that Professor Snape will referee the next Quidditch match, Nicolas Flamel is found, Gryffindor wins over Hufflepuff when Harry grabs the Snitch after only five minutes. Harry follows Snape into the Forbidden Forest where he meets Quirrell and they… Read More
• Headlines and advertisements Puddlemere Chaser vanishes amid chaos at Holyhead match is an article in the Sports section of the Daily Prophet reporting the events of the Puddlemere United v Holyhead Harpies grudge match (DP4). Ministry fears of violence at the match between traditional rivals Holyhead Harpies and Puddlemere United were… Read More