• Character Joscelind Wadcock was a Chaser for the Puddlemere United Quidditch team (FW). Born in 1911, and appearing on a Famous Wizard card, she has retired from playing professional Quidditch (FW). Read More
• Character Yoshi Wakahisa was a Chaser for Japan’s National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. The Japanese team that won their 2014 Quidditch World Cup matches against Poland and Nigeria, but then lost to Bulgaria at the semi-final stage. They won against the United States to secure third… Read More
• Sports teams The Welsh National Teams are from Wales (one of the four countries that together are the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland). Quidditch During the qualifying rounds of the 1994 Quidditch World Cup competition, the Welsh National Quidditch Team lost to a team from Uganda (GF5). The World Cup tournament of… Read More
• Character Karl Wang played Keeper for the Norwegian National Team at the Quidditch World Cup tournament in 2014 (Pm). Although a member of one of the teams predicted to win the 2014 tournament, his team did win against a weak Ivory Coast side in their first match but was… Read More
• Character Mercy Wardwell was a Chaser for the United States National Team at the Quidditch World Cup in 2014. Wardwell was a member of the United States team that participated in the 2014 tournament, along with fellow Chasers Arsenia Gonzales and Quentin Kowalski (Pm). The US team… Read More
• Character Fabius Watkins is a Quidditch player. He was a Chaser for the Montrose Magpies and also their Team Captain (c. 1960s-1970s). He was killed in a collision with a helicopter (WoM). Read More
• Furniture and household items Grandfather clock with nine golden hands. Located in the Weasley living room, this fine clock is completely useless if you need to know the time. Each hand is engraved with the name of a member of the Weasley family . These hands point to inscriptions around the face which… Read More
• Games, toys, and jokes Fred and George Weasley used their whole stock of their inventive fireworks to disrupt the school on Umbridge’s first day as Headmistress (OP28). Trying to make them vanish only multiplied them by ten each time. Cost was five Galleons for a Basic Blaze Box, and 20 for “Deflagration Deluxe.”… Read More
• Character Willi Wenzel was a Chaser for Liechtenstein’s National Team at the Quidditch World Cup tournament held in 2014. During the 2014 tournament, Wenzel was celebrated for taking two Bludgers to the head during Liechtenstein’s three-day match against Chad while still being able to score a goal from sixty yards away (Pm). It was… 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 Wilda Griffiths was a Chaser for the Puddlemere United Quidditch team during the 1990s. Considered to be an outstanding Chaser, Griffiths was lured away from the Holyhead Harpies by a huge fee, much to the chagrin of their talented but dangerous captain Gwenog Jones. She was also said to… Read More
• Character Wilkie Twycross is an Apparition Instructor from the Ministry of Magic. An oddly colourless man, Twycross earned some rather unpleasant nicknames during these especially difficult classes, most starting with the letter “D”. He is thin and wispy, almost as if a breath of wind could blow him away (HBP18). Read More
• Sports teams The Wimbourne Wasps are an English Quidditch team from Wimbourne in Dorset, founded in 1312 (QA7). robes: thick horizontal stripes of bright yellow and black, with a picture of a wasp on the front (GF7, QA7) home: Wimbourne Ludo Bagman, Beater c.1980 (GF7, GF9,… Read More
• Magical objects A flock of winged keys were one of the protections for the Philosopher’s Stone, put in place by Filius Flitwick. The swarm of winged keys filled a well-lit chamber blocking the way to the hiding place of the Mirror of Erised and the Philosopher’s Stone within. The keys had shiny, brightly colored… Read More
• Character Wladyslaw Wolfke played Seeker for the Polish National Team at the Quidditch World Cup tournament in 2014. By the time of Poland’s first match at the 2014 tournament against Japan, Wolfke had replaced Bonawentura Wójcik as the team’s Seeker. The team lost by 350 points to 140, despite their “spirited… Read More
• Character An elderly witch who lived at St. Oswald’s Home for Old Witches and Wizards (CC1.13). Read More
• Character Josef Wronski was a talented Quidditch player from Poland who played Seeker for the Grodzisk Goblins. He was known for inventing a dangerous Quidditch move called the Wronski Defensive Feint (QA8). Read More