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What power did Harry Potter have to kill Voldemort? [duplicate]

The prophecy said that a child would have the "power" to kill Voldemort. However, Harry Potter was average, and didn't kill Voldemort. Both times, it's Voldemort's own curse that rebounded. That ...
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What level of magic prowess did Harry Potter have? [duplicate]

I have a question in reading Harry Potter yet again. How strong, vs. Voldemort aside, is Harry? We see all these comparisons, like Snape and his potions book, Tom and his accomplishments, the twins ...
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Is Harry skilled, or just “lucky”?

Was he really any good at magic, or was he just lucky (as the book seems to imply) and he had very good and powerful friends to back him up?
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Abuse over celebrity for Harry Potter: Did Dumbledore choose correctly?

‘[...][Harry'll] be famous – a legend – I wouldn’t be surprised if today was known as Harry Potter Day in future – there will be books written about Harry – every child in our world will know his name!...
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When did Harry become a better wizard than Hermione?

I have a memory of there being a canon statement to the effect that some point during their time at Hogwarts, Harry became a "better" wizard than Hermione. I think it was around their fourth or fifth ...
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Was Voldemort's piece of soul the reason for Harry being able to resist the Imperius Curse?

And then he heard Mad-Eye Moody's voice, echoing in some distant chamber of his empty brain: Jump onto the desk. . . jump onto the desk. . . Harry bent his knees obediently, preparing to spring. ...
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Is Viktor Krum a good wizard?

I rarely introduce movie canon into a question, but I'm watching Goblet of Fire and there's the scene where Moody/Crouch Jr is helping Harry figure out how to solve the first task (dragons), where he ...
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Is Harry a Wizard or Warlock? [duplicate]

Being the buff of lore that I am, I come across a lot of Sci-Fi and Magic based stories. But, my question is simple. Because of how spells and charms are used in the Harry Potter world, would it not ...
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Can a Muggle gain ownership of the Elder Wand?

If by some chance a Muggle kills or disarms the current owner of the Elder Wand through non-magical means (as they used to do), would the Elder Wand switch allegiance? What will happen to the Wand? ...
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Is love magical for Muggles as well?

In the Harry Potter universe, love is a very potent, mysterious force and the power source of some "old magic". The most prominent use in the series is the protection that made Harry himself survive ...
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Was Harry Potter only special because of his love?

In the Half-Blood Prince, when discussing Horcruxes, Dumbledore and Harry talk about how Voldemort can be defeated after all his other Horcruxes are destroyed. Dumbledore mentions that uncommon skill ...
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Why didn't Harry get the Elder Wand?

In the final battle scene of Harry Potter & The Cursed Child,
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Was Harry a very powerful wizard when he casts the patronus charm at the dementors? [duplicate]

I was just watching Harry Potter "Prisoner of Azkaban". Just before the scene where Harry casts the patronus spell to get rid of the Dementors, Hermione says: Only a really powerful wizard could ...