"Ebony is happiest in the hand of those with the courage to be themselves."
-- Mr. Ollivander (Pm)
A wand wood (Pm).
- Owners of ebony wands include Death Eaters, but also members of the Order of the Phoenix, since the wand prefers those who are non-conformists (Pm)
- Ebony wands are suited for combat or Transfiguration (Pm)
Middle English "ebon" from Greek "ebeninos" "of ebony" or black