Category "harry-potter"

What were the Slytherins doing during the battle of Hogwarts?

In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows : Part 2 which is the movie version of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the Slyth

Why is everyone in the corridors after Harry's detention

In the movie Chamber of Secrets, after Harry's detention with Lockhart, Harry, Ron and Hermione find the cat petrified in the corridor. Judging by dialog during

Why isn't there Hogwarts without Hagrid?

In the ending of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets when Hagrid enters into the main hall, he comes to Harry and Ron. Harry potter says the following dialo

Why are some spells in Harry Potter in English?

Most spells in Harry Potter (magic in general) are in Latin. However, at least two spells, namely Stupefy and Obliviate, are in English. Why is that? I found so

If the Hogwarts kids are invisible, is the Forbidden Forest invisible? Also, what's in it?

In Harry Potter, we are introduced to the Forbidden Forest. We know Harry and his two friends are punished for some reason -- they are told to do something with

Where was Hermione's time turner after the Prisoner of Azkaban?

In Harry Potter, Hermione's Time turner saves the day in the Prisoner of Azkaban. But then we don't see it in the rest of the series. Where did it go?

How does Harry Potter save himself from the dementors?

In Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry is attacked by a swarm of Dementors and as his soul is being sucked out he is saved by what he thinks is his

Why did Dumbledore have Harry stick his arm out when Barty Crouch Jr. was revealed?

In the scene where Barty Crouch Jr. is revealed (movie, not books) to have been impersonating Mad-Eye Moody, Barty makes a weird remark: I'll show you mine

Why did the portkey take Harry and the other Hogwarts contestant to Voldemort?

In Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005), during the hedge maze, you must have quick reactions otherwise you can get taken out by sudden traps. Both Harry

Why are some spells not pronounced in Harry Potter?

We all know most spells' names are shouted out loud when casting in Harry Potter. Some spells are exception. Two I can think of are Apparition and just before S

Can any broom be used to fly in Harry Potter?

In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011), Harry, Ron, and Hermione find a stack of brooms in the Room of Requirement and use them to escape the in

Last Horcrux of Lord Voldemort

In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows we come to know that the last horcrux or the last part of the soul of Lord Voldemort got attached to the ONLY LIVING THI

Why didn't Hogwarts come up with a better way for spectators to watch the other two events?

In Harry Potter : Goblet of fire, There are three thrilling events that chosen wizards from each school (pretty sure it was four from each school and there are

Why does Gabrielle Delacour arrive at Hogwarts with her sister in the Goblet of Fire movie?

That's basically it. Gabrielle Delacour is 11 years old when she arrives at the Burrow with her parents for her sister's wedding three years later: “And,

Why did Dumbledore move the mirror to the chamber where the Philosopher's Stone was?

If Harry saw his parents in the mirror and Ron saw himself holding the Quidditch cup, it could be a useful mirror. But Dumbledore had told Harry: "it will be m

Why did Voldemort kill his own horcrux?

In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Parts 1 & 2, and all movies, Voldemort is known to have seven horcruxes before he can die...all seven must be destr

Why is Professor Snape so against Harry Potter when he is supposedly protecting him? [duplicate]

In the Harry Potter series, it is known that Professor Severus Snape tries to protect Harry. This is because, as a Hogwarts student himself ba

What is the significance of each of their patronuses and how do they work?

In Harry Potter, each character has their own patronus. It is obvious that they mean something and have their own significance to the character they represent.

How could Draco be using his mother's wand, if she lost her wand the same day as him?

In the movie version of Deathly Hallows, part 1, Dobby takes the wand of Draco's mother shortly after Harry takes Draco's wand. Then in Deathly Hallows, part 2

How did Voldemort, Bellatrix, and Lucius manage to keep their wands?

Voldemort was ripped from his body, Bellatrix and Lucius were given a life sentences in Azkaban. Why did they still have their original wands after beinging res