• Character Dai Llewellyn was the Caerphilly Catapults’ most famous Quidditch player, known for his reckless and foolhardy style of play (QA7). His biography, He Flew Like a Madman, was written by Kennilworthy Whisp (QA). Tragically, he was eaten by a Chimaera while on holiday in Mykonos,… Read More
• Publications The Daily Prophet is the newspaper of the Wizarding World. It has been in existence since at least 1883, since Quidditch Through the Ages cites its coverage of Quidditch from that time (QA6). The current editor is Barnabas Cuffe (HBP4). It has offices in Diagon Alley (DP,… Read More
• Character Darius Smackhammer played Seeker for the United States National Team at the Quidditch World Cup tournament in 2014. Smackhammer was considered to be the “outstanding player” from the US team at the 2014 tournament (Pm). A controversial but close-fought match against Jamaica ended when the opposing… Read More
• Character Darren Floyd was a Beater on the Welsh National Team at the Quidditch World Cup tournament in 2014. During the 2014 tournament, the skills of the Welsh team were overshadowed and possibly distracted by the controversy surrounding their volatile manager, Gwenog Jones (Pm). Winning their first… Read More
• Character Darren O’Hare played Keeper for the Kenmare Kestrels, an Irish Quidditch team, from 1947 to 1960 (QA7). O’Hare served as Captain of the Irish National Team. During his career he also invented the Hawkshead Attacking Formation as a tactic for Chasers (QA7). Read More
• Moors • Quidditch places Dartmoor is an area of moorland in Devon, in South-West England. The moorland is capped with many exposed granite hilltops known as tors, providing habitats for Dartmoor wildlife. The entire area is rich in antiquities and archaeology (Wikipedia). Appearances Dartmoor was the location of the Quidditch… Read More
• Character Roger Davies was a popular, athletic Ravenclaw student at Hogwarts, a year or two older than Harry Potter.  He was a Chaser on the Ravenclaw Quidditch Team, and Captain of the Team from 1993 to 1996 (at least). Roger went with Fleur Delacour to the… Read More
• Event Marge insults Harry’s father, and Harry’s deep anger leads to uncontrolled magic. Marge inflates like a balloon and floats up to the ceiling. Knowing he’s in trouble with the Dursleys for blowing up Marge and believing he’s expelled from Hogwarts for performing magic outside of school, Harry grabs his school… Read More
• Character Name(required) Email(required) Website Message Submit Dean Thomas was a “half-blood” Gryffindor boy from London in Harry’s year at Hogwarts. History He was a classmate of Harry’s and best friends with Seamus Finnigan (GF7). He was a black Londoner who grew up as a Muggle,… Read More
• Games, toys, and jokes A deluxe set of fireworks containing Weasley’s Wildfire Whizbangs. Cost is twenty Galleons (OP28). The Twins used their entire supply to disrupt class on the first day that Umbridge was Headmistress. Read More
• Hogwarts Hogwarts is a place of many surprises. Not only are the doors and staircases unusual, but also the paintings on the walls and the suits of armor in the corridors act in ways a visitor might not expect. Everything seems to be alive in some fashion. The armor creaks and… Read More
• Character Dennis Moon was a Chaser for the New Zealand National Team at the Quidditch World Cup tournament in 2014. During their initial match at the 2014 tournament, Moon collided with Bulgarian Chaser Bogomil Levski, with whom he had a long-standing feud. Referee Georgios Xenakis deemed the collision deliberate, and… Read More
• Spells The Banishing Charm sends an object away from the caster; the target object is said to have been Banished. The Banishing Charm is considered to be the reverse spell to the Summoning Charm (GF26). Read More
• Character Derrick was a Hogwarts student during the 1990s and was a Beater on the Slytherin Quidditch Team (PA15, OP19). Read More
• Character Devlin Whitehorn founded the Nimbus Racing Broom Company in 1967, revolutionising Quidditch with the speed and precision of his racing brooms (FW, QA9). Read More
• Character Fernando Diaz was a Chaser for the Brazilian National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. A youthful Brazilian team went all the way to the finals in the 2014 Quidditch World Cup tournament, with Diaz and his fellow Chasers Alejandra Alonso and Gonçalo Flores leading the way (Pm). In spite of… Read More
• Character Dimitrov was a Chaser for the Bulgarian National Team at the 1994 Quidditch World Cup tournament. Along with fellow Chasers, Levski and Ivanova, Dimitrov was a member of the Bulgarian team that lost to the Irish side in the final match of the Quidditch World Cup in 1994. The other members of… Read More
• Quidditch The Dopplebeater Defence is a difficult Quidditch move which involves both Beaters hitting the same Bludger at the same time (QA10). The resulting increased power and speed of the Bludger can lead to a particularly nasty attack on a player from the opposing team (QA10). Read More
• Quidditch The Double Eight Loop is a Quidditch manoeuvre used by Keepers to defend all three goals (QA10). It involves flying in a figure eight formation around the goal posts at a very high rate of speed and is often used to protect the three goals during… Read More
• Character Dougal McBride played Seeker for the Pride of Portree Quidditch team in the 1990s (DP3). After a scuffle in the air, he lost the Snitch – and therefore the match – when (according to McBride) Appleby Arrows’ Seeker Gregory Cotton cursed him. McBride then turned Cotton’s… Read More
• Character Dimitar Draganov was a Beater for the Bulgarian National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. Draganov and his colleague Boris  Vulchanov, the two Beaters for Bulgaria at the 2014 tournament, were considered “competent” but with “great physical courage” (Pm). The team won their first two matches. It… Read More
• Character Presumably the inventor of Filibuster’s Fabulous No-Heat, Wet-Start Fireworks (CS4,GF11). Read More
• Event Harry unwittingly uses Parseltongue to talk to a snake in front of the whole school; the Hufflepuffs in particular are now entirely convinced he’s the heir of Salazar Slytherin. There is a huge turnout for the first and only meeting of Lockhart’s duelling club. Snape is also there to help… Read More
• Event He comes to collect Harry but needs to settle a few details first. Thinking Dumbledore coming to take him on an errand and then to the Burrow might just be too good to be true, Harry hasn’t packed or told the Dursleys about this when Dumbledore arrives on Privet Drive… Read More
• Event July 13, 1996, just after midnight – En route to the Burrow from Privet Drive, Dumbledore takes Harry to call on Horace Slughorn – who, in trying to evade the Death Eaters, possible employers, and anyone who would make him do work or associate himself with one side over another in… Read More
• Character Miss Marjorie Eileen Dursley is Vernon Dursley’s loathsome older (Pm) sister. She lives in the country, in a house with a large garden where she breeds bulldogs but appears to have no other type of employment. Even though she is not Harry’s blood relation, he has been forced to call… Read More