• Magical effects When put on a word, anyone who then says that word becomes trackable by the caster; saying the word breaks protective enchantments and causes some kind of magical disturbance. Podcast: Play in new window |… Read More
• Character Tangwystl is mentioned as a sister to the famous Miranda Goshawk, who used the Bat-Bogey Hex on Tangwystl when she wanted to quiet her so she could do her homework. (BoS) Podcast: Play in new window |… Read More
• Event The third task is a maze of 20 foot high hedges on the quidditch pitch, with the Triwizard cup placed in the center. The first to reach it will be the winner of the Triwizard tournament. Hagrid and Professors McGonagall, Moody and Flitwick are dispatched as patrollers around the edge… 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
• Spells On Pottermore Dueling Club, called the “Tickling Hex” A curse which causes the victim to be tickled. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:52 — 5.4MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Character Timothy Blenkinsop is a supporter of the Puddlemere United Quidditch team in the 1990s (DP4). Interviewed by the Daily Prophet, Blenkinsop was 23 at the time of Puddlemere’s 30 September match against the Holyhead Harpies. He was caught in the ensuing riot and still had a tail resulting from… Read More
• Spells Causes the target’s toenails to grow alarmingly fast. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:52 — 5.4MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts |… Read More
• Character Torquil MacTavish was a Scottish wizard who participated in a broom race that led to the destruction of the Colosseum. MacTavish and his Italian rival Silvio Astolfi flew a close race from Aberdeen to Rome. In the explosions at the end of the race that destroyed the Colosseum, MacTavish was… Read More
• Magical effects Supposedly something which results in a cat being killed. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:52 — 5.4MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts |… Read More
• Spells Trips the target. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:52 — 5.4MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts |… Read More
• Sports and competitions The Triwizard Tournament is a famous contest between three schools: Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Durmstrang Institute, and Beauxbatons Academy of Magic. History It originated some 700 years ago as a friendly competition between the three schools. Each school took turns hosting the Tournament, which took… Read More
• Spells The Twitchy Ears Hex causes the ears of the victim to wiggle and twitch uncontrollably. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:52 — 5.4MB)Subscribe:… Read More