• Quote [A] wizard can use almost any wand, it is simply that a wand that chooses him/her will work best. Where there is a family connection, a wand will work a little better than a wand chosen at random, I think. Read More
• Character Fawkes was the pet phoenix of Albus Dumbledore, who used what appears to be one of Fawkes’ scarlet body-feathers as a quill (OP38). The wands of  Harry and Voldemort each contain a feather from Fawkes’ tail (GF36). When Fawkes is asked to keep watch and give warning, or… Read More
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Fawkes, Professor Dumbledore’s phoenix, has played a prominent role in the first four Harry Potter books. With the fifth book reportedly titled Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, it is worthwhile to speculate about Fawkes’ past. There is strong support in J. K. Rowling’s canon for the theory that… Read More
• Spells The Fire-Making Spell is a very useful spell, commonly used around the Wizarding house for such things as lighting the fire in the fireplace. The spell is cast using the incantation Incendio. While learning this spell, the Book of Spells recommends wearing dragon-hide gloves (BoS). Read More