• Organizations The Dark Force Defence League (US: “Dark Force Defense League”) may or may not be directly affiliated with the Ministry of Magic. Gilderoy Lockhart was an honorary member (CS6, GF31, WW). One of the members was interviewed for an article of Rita Skeeter’s, where… Read More
• Character Darren Floyd was a Beater on the Welsh National Team at the Quidditch World Cup tournament in 2014. During the 2014 tournament, the skills of the Welsh team were overshadowed and possibly distracted by the controversy surrounding their volatile manager, Gwenog Jones (Pm). Winning their first… Read More
• Hogwarts academics Defense Against the Dark Arts is the class that teaches defensive magic to students so they can protect themselves against the Dark Arts. Often simply referred to as DADA class. The position of DADA professor was cursed by Tom Riddle when Dumbledore refused to let him teach at Hogwarts. Every… Read More
• Rooms, chambers, and floors Harry and the other Gryffindors have a new Defence Against the Dark Arts teacher every year, but the location of the classroom remains the same. The room has windows looking out onto the grounds (out of which the pixies threw Lockhart’s wand). An iron chandelier hangs from the ceiling (… Read More
• Rooms, chambers, and floors The office of the Defence against the Darks Arts teacher is located on the second floor of Hogwarts castle. Moaning Myrtle’s bathroom is nearby. The windows of the office face south toward the lake (GF, Moody looked out and saw Durmstrang ship) and also west toward… Read More
• Source Plans and preparations being complete, the goblin Griphook accompanies Harry, Ron and Hermione to Gringotts Wizarding Bank, hiding with Harry under the Invisibility Cloak while Hermione poses as Bellatrix Lestrange and Ron assumes a false identity. By using the Imperius Curse to control… Read More
• Source Alecto Carrow summons Lord Voldemort before she is stunned by Harry. Professor McGonagall and Amycus Carrow enter the Ravenclaw Common Room. When Amycus insults McGonagall and spits in her face, Harry attacks him. He tells McGonagall that Voldemort is on his way and Harry… Read More
• Quidditch The Double Eight Loop is a Quidditch manoeuvre used by Keepers to defend all three goals (QA10). It involves flying in a figure eight formation around the goal posts at a very high rate of speed and is often used to protect the three goals during… Read More