• Sports teams The Ballycastle Bats are a Quidditch team hailing from Ballycastle in Northern Ireland. They are considered to be Northern Ireland’s most celebrated team (QA7). robes: black with scarlet bat on the chest home: Ballycastle mascot: Barny the Fruitbat (QA7, Pm) The Bats won the Quidditch League… Read More
• Character Bane was a black-haired Centaur who dislikes and distrusts humans. He carried off Umbridge when she attacked Magorian. Read More
• Creature Bats are nocturnal flying mammals that are found all over the world. Thousands of live bats were used to decorate the Great Hall for Hallowe’en (PS10, CS8, PA8, GF16). Harry told the Dursleys that Sirius Black might turn them all into bats if he… Read More
• Creature Bees are a flying insect which live in colonies called hives and collect nectar from flowers. Read More
• Dark magic items On the night when Harry and Hermione sought the Philosopher’s Stone, they crossed the threshold into the room with the Potions Riddle and black flames appeared in the doorway ahead of them (PS16). Read More
• Wandmaking A wand wood, known for its dark bark, large sharp thorns, and dense, stiff, spiny branches (Pm). Read More
• Quidditch A Bludger is a round jet-black iron ball, 10 inches in diameter – that is, slightly smaller than a Quaffle – one of the four balls used in playing the game of Quidditch (in which two Bludgers are used at any one time). A Bludger always attacks and attempts… Read More