Would a magician in a harry potter universe be able to shield/block bullets fired from a muggle like pistol?

Example: James Bond vs. Harry Potter


Presumably yes, if properly prepared.

A wizard caught unawares would be just as vulnerable to a bullet as anyone else. However, we don't have any evidence that spells would be useless against guns-- and some evidence that wizards aren't too concerned about them. In Prisoner of Azkaban, the Daily Prophet tells the wizard community that Muggles have been told Sirius Black is armed with a gun, and describes a gun as

"(a sort of metal wand Muggles use to kill each other)"

The lack of any further description indicates (to me) that a gun is no more a threat to a wizard than a sword, or a poisonous snake.


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