• Magical effects Bangs-and-Smells Magic is a general term for the kind of overt, showy magic which may be considered by some to lack subtlety. Read More
• Character Barnabas Deverill was a one-time possessor of the Elder Wand who was killed by Loxias (DH21). He lived in the early eighteenth century and was a notorious Dark wizard who, with the help of the Elder Wand, gained a fearsome reputation (TBB). Read More
• Magical objects Fangs and venom from the dreaded giant serpent that once lived in the Chamber of Secrets have magical properties. Read More
• Event May 1-2, 1998 The climactic final showdown between the side of good and the side of evil. Hogwarts Castle was damaged in this battle and fifty people died defending it, including Fred Weasley, Tonks, Remus Lupin and Colin Creevey. The Death Eaters enlisted… Read More
• Wandmaking A wand wood, known for its dark bark, large sharp thorns, and dense, stiff, spiny branches (Pm). Read More
• Source Bloomsbury Live Chat (Bloomsbury.com, 30 July 2007, 2.00-3.00pm BST) with J K Rowling nine days after the release of Deathly Hallows. Read More