• Magical effects While “[n]o spell yet devised enables wizards to fly unaided in human form” (QA1), various spells create flying effects. Read More
• Plants • Potion ingredients A pungous onions ia a particularly intense onion bulb used in potion-making. It is sometimes included in the Boil Cure Potion (BoP)… Read More
• Event She succeeds Burdock Muldoon (FB) and declares the Golden Snidget to be a protected species, forbidding its use in Quidditch (QA4). Clagg also tries to establish a standard by which creatures will be given legal rights as “beings”, but her attempt fails (FB). Read More
• Source Vernon Dursley is reluctant for the family to flee Privet Drive. Harry explains to the Dursleys why they are in danger, and Dudley then tells his parents he wants to leave with Hestia Jones and Dedalus Diggle from the Order of the… Read More
• Source Hermione remains angry with Ron, but Harry tries to stay friends with both of them. He finds that girls are trying to seduce him and Romilda Vane tries to slip him a Love Potion. Harry asks Luna Lovegood to Slughorn’s Christmas party, and Hermione… Read More
• Source Harry, Ron and Hermione flee the Death Eaters by Apparating to Tottenham Court Road. Hermione’s handbag turns out to have hidden depths (undetectable extension charm), and they go to a Muggle cafĂ© to plan their next move. Antonin Dolohov and Thorfinn Rowle arrive, they… Read More
• Hogwarts castle and grounds • Hospitals The hospital wing is where Hogwarts residents go to have their medical needs met, anything from basic first aid after rough Quidditch matches to treatment for serious medical conditions like petrification from a Basilisk. The hospital wing is the domain of the school matron (U.S.: nurse), Madam Pomfrey. It is located on… Read More
• Source Remus Lupin seeks out Harry, Ron and Hermione at Grimmauld Place and offers to accompany them on their quest, but Harry refuses, recognizing that Lupin is seeking escape from complications in his personal life. Kreacher returns with Mundungus Fletcher, who reveals that… Read More
• Character Bowman Wright was a Metal Charmer and was born in Godric’s Hollow in 1492*. His father was a Muggle and mother a Witch (FW, WoM, DH16). Combining his love of science and sport, Wright invented the Golden Snitch, which immediately replaced the endangered … Read More
• Event The Famous Wizard card for Bowman Wright lists his birth year as 1492. This is clearly an error, as he is said to have invented the Golden Snitch in the 1300s (three hundred years after Quidditch was invented in the 1000s) (QA4). Read More
• Source Hermione finds out about Eileen Prince through research in the library and she thinks Eileen may be connected to the Half-Blood Prince. Professor Dumbledore asks Harry to come to his office immediately. On the way there, Harry runs into Professor Trelawney, learning… Read More
• Source Xenophilius Lovegood explains that the mark is the symbol of the Deathly Hallows. The origin of the story is The Tale of the Three Brothers, which Hermione then reads aloud. Xenophilius then explains the symbolism of the mark and discusses the Hallows. Harry, wandering around the… Read More
• Character Wendelin the Weird was a witch living during the Middle Ages who enjoyed being burned at the stake. She allowed herself to be captured by witch-hunting Muggles many times. She used a Flame Freezing Charm to protect herself from the flames (PA1, FW). Appearances Harry Potter… Read More
• Character Mulciber was a student at Hogawrts at the same time as Snape, Lily Potter, and the Marauders. He was a supporter of Voldemort and became a Death Eater. There are two Death Eaters named Mulciber. The first went to school with Voldemort and escorted him to Hogsmeade the night he… Read More
• Spells The Summoning Charm causes an object to fly to the caster, even over quite some distance; the target object is said to have been Summoned. It would seem that the caster must know at least the general location of the object Summoned. Read More
• Source The Book of Spells is an augmented reality video game product which can only be played on the PlayStation using the Move Controllers. The material for the game was written by Rowling (which makes the content canon). The Book of Spells is a 200-year-old primer used in… Read More