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"...intensely loyal to their owners and capable of producing particularly flamboyant and dramatic effects."
-- Mr. Ollivander (Pm)

A wand wood (Pm).

  • Spruce wands "require a firm hand" and can be dangerous to nervous wizards with "fumbling fingers" (Pm).
  • Spruce works best for those with a sense of humor (Pm).

Commentary

Etymology

1660s, "evergreen tree, fir," from spruse (adj.) "made of spruce wood" (early 15c.), literally "from Prussia"

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Tags: evergreen green trees wand wood

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