• Common items The luxury eagle-feather quill is Harry’s favorite writing tool. He received it from Hermione for Christmas in his second year (CS12). He used it for the next couple of years (PA1, GF2, GF3). Read More
• Thing Chocolate Easter Eggs are a traditional western present given at Easter time. In the wizarding world as in the muggle world, the eggs can be homemade (GF28) or store bought (OP29). Mrs Weasleys sends Easter eggs to her children and to Harry and Hermione each year. In fourth… Read More
• Historical events The Eastern Front was a large area of eastern Europe where much fighting took place during World War I. It included the Russian Empire and Romania on one side and the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Bulgaria, the Ottoman Empire, and the German Empire on the other. Newt Scamander was stationed on the Eastern… Read More
• Food and drinks Eclairs are pastries served at Hogwarts and apparently enjoyed by both Albus Dumbledore and Ron Weasley. Specifically, chocolate eclairs were served at Harry’s first start-of-term feast (PS7) and among the foodstuffs provided the House-elves (and eagerly devoured by Ron) when Harry, Ron, and Hermione visited the Hogwarts kitchens (… Read More
• Food and drinks Sickening sweets based on the tattoos of Voldemort’s followers (HBP6) Sold by Weasleys Wizard Wheezes in Diagon Alley. Read More
• Rules and laws In Harry’s fifth year, Dolores Umbridge became High Inquisitor of Hogwarts, and the Ministry decreed: “No student organisations, societies, teams, groups and clubs may exist without the knowledge and approval of the high Inquisitor” (OP17).  Headmaster Snape reinstated it in 1997 to stop Dumbledore’s Army from reforming, although Neville… Read More
• Rules and laws The Educational Decrees were co-created by the Hogwarts High Inquisitor, Dolores Umbridge, and the Ministry of Magic during Harry’s fifth year at Hogwarts. These rules were set by the Ministry of Magic in order to assume more control over Hogwarts. The Ministry also desired to change the standards of the… Read More
• Glossary An eel is a type of long, slender fish (somewhat resembling a snake in appearance) that spends most of its life in freshwater but breeds in the ocean, and consequently is found in marshy areas where freshwater has access to the sea. Eels are farmed for their meat.  … Read More
• Diseases and healing • Potion ingredients Mentioned as a potion ingredient, use unspecified, but the card text suggests that it may have the effect of augmenting vision (TCG). Eels’ eyes are sold in Diagon Alley (PS5). According to a ‘medieval’ Healer in a painting at St. Mungo’s, standing naked in a barrel of eels’… Read More
• Books and Literature From Egg to Inferno, A Dragon Keeper’s Guide is a guidebook to raising dragons which is included in the Hogwarts school library collection. Hagrid consulted the Hogwarts library’s copy of this book when he first got the dragon egg that eventually hatched into Norbert (PS14). Read More
• Food and drinks Eggs are served for breakfast at Hogwarts (scrambled). Read More
• Sports teams The Egyptian National Teams are from the North African country of Egypt. Quidditch Egypt won the Quidditch World Cup in 2002, beating the Bulgarian national side when their Seeker, Rawya Zaghloul, was able to catch the Snitch before Viktor Krum (the famous Bulgarian Seeker) was able to get… Read More
• Wandmaking Elder is a tree from which wandmakers take wand wood (Pm). Read More
• Magical objects The Elder Wand, originally owned by Antioch Peverell, is one of the three Deathly Hallows created by Death himself, according to “The Tale of the Three Brothers”.  Dumbledore has a different thought about the creation of these objects. “Whether they met Death on a lonely road…I think it more likely that… Read More
• Wizarding culture According to Mad-Eye Moody, no one pays enough attention to elementary wand-safety anymore, as evidenced by Harry carelessly putting his wand in the back pocket of his jeans. Read More
• Food and drinks A “blood-red” wine made by house-elves served by Severus Snape at Spinner’s End to Narcissa Malfoy and Bellatrix Lestrange (HBP2). The bottle was old and dusty, of unknown origin, though possibly made by house-elves at Hogwarts. After the burial of Aragog the acromantula, Slughorn and Hagrid drank several bottles… Read More
• Broomsticks Ellerby & Spudmore are the company name of the broom manufacturing team of Ellerby (given name unknown) and Able Spudmore, based in the Black Forest of Germany (QA9, Pm). They launched the slow but sturdy Tinderblast broom in 1940. This was followed in 1952 by the release of the faster … Read More
• Glossary • Wandmaking Ellhorn is an ancient term for elder wood. Read More
• Potion ingredients The blood of the Re’em, when drunk, gives the drinker immense strength (FB). Read More
• Hogwarts The Slytherin hourglass in the Hogwarts Entrance Hall for recording House Points is filled with green emeralds (PS15, Pm). Read More
• Architecture • Art and Culture Some wizarding institutions have enchanted ceilings in their largest and most important rooms. Read More
• Communication Fake coins with the Protean Charm cast on them that were used to set up meetings for the DA.  Also, used by Draco Malfoy to communicate with Madam Rosemerta while she was under the Imperius Curse. Read More
• Clothing Enchanted colour-changing robes are given to the students of Mahoutokoro Wizarding School when they start, originally in a faint pink colour. The robes increase in size as the student grows and also deepen in colour as he or she learns, turning gold if they achieve top marks in every… Read More
• Magical objects Enchanted paper clips that moved like snakes were found in Dolores Umbridge’s desk when Harry searched her office after sneaking into the Ministry with Ron and Hermione (DH13). Read More
• Magical objects An enchanted razor can produce a very close shave, but it must be given careful instructions. Read More
• Furniture and household items Tea sets are amongst the many Muggle artifacts to have been enchanted with disastrous effects. Read More
• Ministry of Magic Decorative “windows” at the Ministry of Magic’s underground headquarters. They display whatever weather Magical Maintenance chooses for a given day (OP7). Read More
• Magical artifacts Given by Albus Dumbledore to Silvanus Kettleburn as a retirement gift.  They have to be periodically replaced due to Kettleburn’s visits to dragon sanctuaries, so they are likely not fireproof. Read More
• Sports teams The English National Teams are from England (one of the four countries that together are the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland). Quidditch A Quidditch match was played in 1385 in Lancashire by an Irish side against an English side. They lost due to the superior skills… Read More
• Sports and competitions All-England Best Kept Suburban Lawn Competition is an invented contest; the Order of the Phoenix used this as a ploy to get the Dursleys out of the house, so members of the Order could come and take Harry Potter safely to Grimmauld Place (OP3). It was Tonks’ idea to… Read More
• Headlines and advertisements Enquiry at the Improper Use of Magic Office is a headline article in the Daily Prophet, recording the abuse of unsuspecting Muggle commuters (DP2). The disappearance of a Muggle “tube train” leads to the suspension of a Ministry of Magic employee. The unnamed Daily Prophet reporter reveals that the… Read More
• Magical objects A pungent liquid produced by the male Erumpent to attract his mate. Read More
• Potion ingredients When Harry took a dose of Felix Felicis and announced he was going to Aragog’s funeral because that would help him get Slughorn’s tampered memory for Dumbledore, Ron joked that he must have taken Essence of Insanity instead (HBP22). To Ron and Hermione, Harry sounded rather crazy at that… Read More
• Diseases and healing An herbal remedy for poisoning, and an ingredient in the potion Felix Felicis. Read More
• Quidditch Established in 1652, this competition is held every three years (QA8). Read More
• Publications The Evening Prophet is a special edition of the Daily Prophet, the newspaper of the wizarding world. Read More
• Magical objects Ink that lasts forever or never fades away. There were messages written in Everlasting Ink on the memorial sign at the cottage where the Potters died in Godric’s Hollow (DH17). Read More
• Occupations • Wizarding culture MACUSA employees in white coats who lead convicted prisoners to the Death Cell and remove happy memories from the victims that will entice them into the pool of deadly poison (WFT). Read More
• Magical objects The Experimental Time-Turner is a time-turner prototype built of cheap metal that would allow the user to transport himself back in time for five minutes (CC2.7. CC3.7, CC4.4). Had a different appearance than the hourglass-shaped Ministry Time-Turners, and was discovered by Aurors in the possession of Theodore… Read More
• Games, toys, and jokes A card game involving cards that explode; this game is commonly played by students at Hogwarts. Read More
• Art and Culture An exploding tuba is a musical instrument which caused the destruction of Ackerly Town Hall during the 1902 first and only performance of The Wizarding Suite by Musidora Barkwith (fl. 1500s) (FW). Since the tuba was not invented until 1835, the original piece must have been written for a different instrument,… Read More
• Ministry of Magic Two Extraordinary General Meetings were held by Minister for Magic Hermione Granger in 2017 when dealing with threats caused by Delphi, the child of Lord Voldemort (CC1.12, CC4.1). Read More
• Hogwarts • Magical objects Halfway along a third-floor corridor between the staircase leading from the Entrance Hall and the way to Gryffindor Tower, stands a statue of Gunhilda of Gorsemoor, referred to by the students as “the one-eyed, hump-backed witch.” This statue conceals the entrance to a secret passage leading to Honeydukes’ cellar (PA10). Read More