• Creature Fairies are tiny creatures that look like perfectly formed humans with insect wings.   Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:56 — 3.6MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Potion ingredients Fairy wings are used in some potions. Fairy wings can be transparent or multicolored (Pm). Removing the wings from fairies annoys them, but is not harmful, according to Zygmunt Budge (BoP). Podcast: Play in new window |… Read More
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Introduction In the book, these cards are collected and traded by students and referred to as Chocolate Frog Cards. However, “real” versions of these cards exist, created by Rowling herself, providing a fascinating look into the vast scope of Wizarding history. After the release of the fourth book, the world… Read More
• Potions Felix Felicis is a potion sometimes called “Liquid Luck.” Until the effects wear off, all the drinker’s endeavours will tend to succeed (HBP9). Once consumed, the potion gives the drinker an exhilarating sense of confidence and a tremendous sense of opportunity (HBP22). However, if taken in excess the potion causes… Read More
• Potions Protects the drinker from being burned by magical fire. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:56 — 3.6MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts |… Read More
• Character Perenelle Flamel was Nicolas Flamel’s wife (PS17). She and her future husband met while attending Beauxbatons Academy (Pm). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:56 — 3.6MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Character Fleamont Potter was the father of James Potter and the inventor of Sleekeazy’s hair potion, the sale of which added to the family’s already vast wealth. When he retired, he sold the company for an enormous profit (Pm). Fleamont Potter inherited the Cloak of Invisibility from his father, a direct… Read More
• Potion ingredients The mucus exuded by a flobberworm is sometimes used to thicken potions (FB). One of Harry’s detentions with Professor Snape entailed sorting out flobberworms for use in Potions class (HBP11) Podcast: Play in new window |… Read More
• Creature The flobberworm is a ten-inch, toothless brown worm which eats vegetation, preferring lettuce. The mucus exuded by a flobberworm is sometimes used to thicken potions (FB). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:56 —… Read More
• Plants • Potion ingredients A mundane plant used in potions. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:56 — 3.6MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts |… Read More
• Potions Effect: uncertain, probably makes a person forget things Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:56 — 3.6MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts |… Read More
• Creature Frogs are amphibians found in both wizarding and Muggle areas. Ron has a big one in a tank in his bedroom at the Burrow (was filled with frog spawn before) (GF5). They also live in the Weasleys’ garden pond (CS3). Frogs are used in potion-making (CS8). Read More
• Potion ingredients Ordinary frogs have several magical uses, but none of them end well for the frogs. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:56 — 3.6MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Potion ingredients Quite valuable, as they can serve as ingredients in love potions or may be eaten whole as a cure for ague. These uses are quite appropriate as Ashwinder eggs are so flammable that they will ignite a dwelling within minutes if they are not frozen as soon as possible . Read More