The Elder Wand is the most powerful wand in the Harry Potter Universe

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Could the Elder Wand have healed Neville's Parents? [closed]

We know from the end of Deathly Hallows that Harry becomes the master of the Elder Wand, and uses it to repair his own broken wand. Until this point, it has been impossible to repair broken wands, and ...
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What is the core in the elder wand?

The core of a wand greatly influences how easy it is to master and how easily it will bend its allegiance to a new owner. Is it ever mentioned what core was used in the elder wand? I'm pretty sure ...
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Should Dumbledore have returned the Elder Wand to Gregorovitch?

I understand that the Elder Wand can only be won by defeating its owner. Grindelwald won the Elder Wand from Gregorovitch and Dumbledore, in turn, from Grindelwald. After Grindelwald was defeated ...
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In the Harry Potter Universe, is Death deadly?

This might sound like a very dumb question, but bear with me. Acording to the question Does Death really exist in Harry Potter? Death is presumably real since it gave 3 different objects to the ...
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What would happen if a wizard disarmed another while under the Imperius curse?

According to canon, the wand's allegiance is passed down to the person who defeats the original owner. We have many examples of that (An assassin murdering one of the Peverell Brothers for the Elder ...
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Why doesn't Ollivander work with the Elder wood

Since Elder is the name of a wand wood, why don't we see more Elder wands. I only remember the famous Elder wand created by death PS: I am only asking about Ollivander since he doesn't believe in ...
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If someone disarmed Harry, would the Elder wand become theirs? [duplicate]

In the Half-Blood Prince, Draco Malfoy gained ownership of the Elder wand by disarming Dumbldore when he was holding the Elder wand. Could someone have used Expelliarmus on Harry to take ownership of ...
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Overpowering The Elder wand

According to Dumbledore, the Elder Wand was not created by Death himself but rather by Antioch Peverell. So, is it not possible for a powerful wizard, such as Dumbledore, to create a wand that equals ...
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Elder wand destruction possible?

So I have seen questions that ask Why Did Harry Break the Elder Wand? or Could the Elder Wand be Repaired? What I am wondering is, according to the history of the Elder Wand is it actually possible ...
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Would the Elder Wand choose every new owner who wins?

We know that wands choose their owners, more so than the other way around. We also know that to master the Elder Wand, you need to win it, or defeat the current owner. From the Harry Potter books so ...
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Elder wand: age or wood?

I am not a native English speaker and while reading the Harry Potter books, I wasn't aware that "elder" is a plant. So I automatically assumed the elder wand was called "elder" on account of age ...
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What happened to Voldemort's wand after the last book, and does Harry own it now?

Is there any reference about what happened to Voldemort's yew wand after he started using the Elder Wand? Would the yew wand stop responding to Voldemort after he started using the Elder Wand? This ...
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When did Voldemort become aware of the Elder Wand?

I'm hoping this question doesn't have a really easy answer that I am inadvertently overlooking. When I first wondered when Voldemort had originally learned of the existence of the Elder Wand, I picked ...
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Why didn't anyone break the Elder Wand?

The Elder Wand is an extremely powerful artifact that many a wizard would lie, cheat, steal and kill for. Dumbledore had hoped that he might die undefeated as it's owner, so that the wand's power ...
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How Could Expelliarmus Beat Avada Kedavra?

I want to be very careful about how I ask this question -- I am not asking How did Voldemort die? [CLOSED] Below the text is the relevant passages from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows if ...
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Could the Elder Wand be repaired and used again?

At the very end of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Harry broke the Elder Wand and threw away the pieces. Did the Elder Wand lose its power permanently due to this? Or could someone repair it ...
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Is there any canon proof that Elder Wand actually works as reputed in a duel?

There seems to be a lot of power attributed to the Elder Wand by various sources in Deathly Hallows. However, looking at it soberly, there doesn't seem to be almost any actual evidence to support ...
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How was Dumbledore able to defeat Grindelwald, since Grindelwald had the Elder Wand?

This question: How could Dumbledore ever become the owner of the Elder-Wand? just speculates on the transfer of ownership of the Elder wand. But the Elder Wand is supposed to greatly enhance the ...
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How could Dumbledore ever become the owner of the Elder-Wand?

According to Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Gregorovitch was once the owner of the Elder Wand. Grindelwald stole the Elder Wand from Gregorovitch without defeating him in a duel. So it would ...
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Could Voldemort Have Won the Elder Wand Through His Horcruxes?

In Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince: This becomes an issue later, in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: We know that what took place in Half Blood Prince was planned out by Dumbledore ...
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How did Harry come to master the Elder Wand?

Harry takes Draco Malfoy's hawthorn wand, not the Elder Wand. How, then, does he become the master of the Elder Wand, which he never took from its true owner (Draco), or touched? Does a wizard lose ...