In Harry Potter, the fact that "The wand chooses the wizard" becomes a main plot point. Wands will not work for you properly if they either didn't choose you, or if you didn't win them in battle. But in The Deathly Hallows, after escaping from Malfoy Manor, Ollivander crafts and sends Luna a new wand by Owl Post as a thank you for helping keep him alive while imprisoned. Luna appears to have no problem wielding the wand, yet she neither won it, nor, it seems, was she chosen by it. So how does it work for her?

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    Ollivander's job is to give people wands that work well for them; that's what he did when Harry first met him. Just because the wand isn't given any other choice doesn't mean it wouldn't still choose Luna once it met her. Commented May 16, 2017 at 20:44
  • @DaaaahWhoosh pretty sure that's the answer. Commented May 16, 2017 at 20:49
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    maybe, but it was still crafted without her present. it's a very slim chance that this one wand would match this one girl without any prior. . . well, anything! Commented May 16, 2017 at 21:29


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