• 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
• Broomsticks The Firebolt, released in the summer of 1993, is the fastest racing broom in the world at that time. Developed by Randolph Spudmore, it is ground-breaking in that it has goblin-made ironwork parts – although working with goblins leads to frequent strikes, making this quite a rare broom. Features:… Read More
• Event Harry and Draco are on detention in the Forbidden Forest along with Fang when they view a monstrous hooded creature beside a dead unicorn drinking the animal’s silvery blood. As the creature turns to stare and then crawls on the ground towards them, Draco screams and runs away with Fang,… Read More
• Magical effects Effect: communication between fires Using Floo Powder in a fire connected to the Floo Network, a person can communicate with another over distance. The head of the person making contact appears in the midst of the flames and they can hold a conversation and even interact physically with the person… Read More
• Character Mundungus Fletcher is a rather dodgy character, a crook whose shady business dealings are always getting him into trouble. However, he’s also a member of the Order of the Phoenix. Read More
• Ministry of Magic A division of the Department of Magical Transportation which regulates, controls and appears to maintain the Floo Network… Read More
• Businesses Floo Pow is the only licensed producer of Floo Powder in Britain. It’s headquarters are in Diagon Alley. Read More
• Transportation Floo Powder is a silvery powder, was invented in the 1200s by Ignatia Wildsmith (FW), and when thrown in the fire allows magical travel and magical communication between fireplaces connected to the Floo Network. The powder is thrown into the flames, which burst up emerald green. To travel, a witch or… Read More
• Ministry of Magic A division of the Department of Magical Transportation with responsibility for Floo Network fireplaces… Read More
• Transportation A unique wizarding re-purposing of a Muggle transportation method. The first wizarding bus was the Knight Bus, founded in 1865 as an alternative for those who cannot be accommodated with Thestrals or broomsticks. Read More
• Transportation A huge powder blue flying carriage as big as a house was used by the Beauxbatons students to attend the Triwizard Tournament at Hogwarts. (GF15)… Read More
• Transportation The Flying Ford Anglia is a turquoise automobile bought by Arthur Weasley for the purposes of taking it apart in his shed to see how it worked – at least, that’s the story he told Molly. In fact, in the process of dismantling and reassembling the car, he also bewitched… Read More
• Magical effects While “[n]o spell yet devised enables wizards to fly unaided in human form” (QA1), various spells create flying effects. Read More
• Magical objects The flying motorbike is an amazing Muggle machine was once owned by Sirius Black. It’s huge, big enough to carry Hagrid (or perhaps it magically expands as necessary to accommodate its rider (PS1, DH4)). Later Arthur Weasley got hold of it, and customized it still further (DH4). The… Read More
• Broomsticks Flyte and Barker are the manufacturers of the Twigger 90 broomstick, which was developed in 1990 to rival brooms from the Nimbus Racing Broom Company. Although expensive and with extra features, it had an unfortunate tendency to warp (QA9). Read More
• Event Leaving Privet Drive in Surrey, Fred and George fly the Anglia west to Devon, toward the Burrow. The trip apparently takes several hours, since when they leave it’s nighttime and when they arrive the sun is coming up (which would be just before 6 am at that location and on… Read More
• Event After telling Harry and Ron what he knows about the Chamber of Secrets and its monster, Aragog indicates to his family that they are allowed to eat the boys and Fang. Just in time, the Ford Anglia, which appears to have “gone wild” in the Forbidden Forest and developed sentience… Read More
• Event After Harry and Ron can’t get onto platform 9 and 3/4, they take Mr. Weasleys’ Ford Anglia and fly it from the train station in London to Hogwarts. When they arrive, they are attacked by the Whomping Willow. Once they escape and get far enough away, the Ford Anglia throws… Read More
• Character Rufus Fudge is the nephew of Minister for Magic Cornelius Fudge, and an employee of the Ministry of Magic. As part of a “fun” wager, Rufus, who worked in the Improper Use of Magic Office, caused a Muggle tube train to disappear (DP2). Read More