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"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)

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Etymology

Middle English "ebon" from Greek "ebeninos" "of ebony" or black

Pensieve (Comments)

Tags: black jet black trees wand wood

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