• Organizations • Security The Advance Guard are the members of the Order of the Phoenix who were responsible for escorting Harry safely to Number 12 Grimmauld Place. Read More
• Magical effects A thin golden line drawn on a floor which affects anyone who crosses it if they are too young. Read More
• Magical objects A small object which is thought to bring good luck. Read More
• Event Egyptian wizards put curses on tombs which nowadays are broken by curse-breakers for Gringotts Bank who try to regain the treasure locked in those tombs. When the Weasley family visited Egypt, Ron saw mutant skeletons of Muggles who had broken into a pyramid and “grown extra heads and stuff” as… Read More
• Magical discipline The old magic, also referred to as ancient magic, is magic which is not cast by wizards with wands. It is part of the “magical-ness” of the universe. Read More
• Security Anti-Muggle security is the practice of precautions to ensure that Muggles don’t notice anything magical. Read More
• Hogwarts • Security Hogwarts contains many enchanted suits of armour, some of which stand on plinths around the castle (PA12), while others are in an armour gallery. They move on their own (GF15). Read More
• Ministry of Magic A division of the Department of Magical Law Enforcement in the Ministry of Magic. Read More
• Occupations The Aurors are an elite group of witches and wizards who battle the Dark Arts. They operate in some ways as soldiers but more often as intelligence agents, seeking out Dark wizards and defeating them, often in fierce wizard duels. Alastor Moody and Frank and Alice Longbottom were famous Aurors,… Read More
• Magical effects The bond of blood is an extremely powerful ancient magic which is formed when a person sacrifices himself or herself for a family member, out of love. The sacrifice creates a lingering protection in the blood of the person who was saved. It is not activated, however, until the charm… Read More
• Transportation Although a car is defined as a Muggle artifact, and is therefore illegal to enchant under wizarding British law (CS3), nevertheless there are a few enchanted cars in Britain. Read More
• Spells When an unauthorized person enters the target area while the effect is running, a caterwauling noise will be set off. Read More
• Thing A number of small metal instruments, which when shaken make a loud, ringing noise like tiny hammers on anvils (DH26). Read More
• Magical artifacts Originally owned by Ignotus Peverell, the Cloak of Invisibility has been passed down through the generations ending up with the Potter family.  It is one of the legendary Deathly Hallows. Many believe it to be the cloak of Death itself, as stated in “The Tale of the Three Brothers”. Dumbledore believes… Read More
• Clothing • Hogwarts Hogwarts students are required to have three sets of plain black work robes, a plain black pointed hat, a black winter cloak with silver fastenings, and a pair of protective gloves (made of dragon hide or similar material). Read More
• Source Tension mounts in Hogwarts as everyone fears another attack – except Draco Malfoy, who is enjoying the situation. Acting on Hagrid’s hint about following spiders, Harry and Ron go into the Forbidden Forest, find the Ford Anglia, are captured by acromantulas, learn more about the Chamber of Secrets, and are… Read More
• Quidditch Cuaditch is an old term for the game of Quidditch. Read More
• Organizations May or may not be directly affiliated with the Ministry of Magic. Lockhart was an honorary member (CS6, GF31, Pm).  One of the members was interviewed for an article of Rita Skeeter’s, where he expressed prejudices against Parselmouths (GF31). Read More
• Character A member of the Order of the Phoenix in both the first and second wars against Voldemort (OP3, OP9), this wizard was in the Leaky Cauldron when Hagrid brought Harry in on July 31, 1991. Diggle once bowed to Harry in a shop (PS5), much to Petunia… Read More
• Spells Aside from the fact that it is a spell to defend the caster, little is known about the actual effects produced by this spell. Read More