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Can the Room of Requirement bring people, if a person was to need someone else?

In Harry Potter, the Room of Requirement is said to be able to give anyone anything they needed. Hence the name. Can the Room of Requirement bring another person, if the person inside it needed them? ...
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If the Aguamenti spell and Transfiguration are used together, could infinite food be created?

According to Gamp's Law of Elemental Transfiguration: Your mother can’t produce food out of thin air, no one can. Food is the first of the five Principal Exceptions to Gamp’s Law of Elemental ...
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Why can't you just duplicate money in the Harry Potter universe?

In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Hermione duplicated a locket using the Geminio charm. Why couldn't someone use the Geminio charm to duplicate money? Or do they have seals on them like muggle ...
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Is it possible to approximate an average wizard's wage?

With all the values of items that are bought and sold in Harry Potter, is it possible to approximate a high/average/low weekly take home pay for a wizard?
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Can Room of Requirements give you gold?

The room of requirement in Harry Potter gives you what you require, Harry Potter used it for DA meetings, Dumbledore used it once when filled with champer pots as well. If a wizard desperately needs ...
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Can you transfigure animate objects into inanimate objects?

From the solved WOMBATS: Which of the following is/are IMPOSSIBLE? 0 ☐ Transfiguring inanimate objects into animate objects 5 ☐ Transfiguring animate objects into inanimate ...
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What is Gamp's Law of Elemental Transfiguration?

We all know that Gamp's Law of Elemental Transfiguration has five exceptions, the first of which is food. But what exactly is the law? The wiki page says that: Gamp's Law of Elemental ...
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Why couldn't wizards in the Harry Potter world create Muggle money and use it to buy gold? [duplicate]

It is well established that gold cannot be cloned (or transfigurated) permanently and that Goblins can easily detect all forms of counterfeit money. However, it seems that nothing would stop a wizard ...
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Why does the aguamenti spell work?

Gamp's Five Laws of Elemental Transfiguration specifically state that nourishment cannot be conjured from thin air. Then how can the aguamenti spell work? Does it just take water from somewhere else, ...
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What are the laws of magic?

What are the different laws of magic (e.g. Golpalott's Third Law) mentioned in the Harry Potter universe? No movie answers, but Pottermore is fine.
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Are there spells for learning things in Potterverse?

There are clearly spells for manipulating memory. Some, can give you new implanted memory (e.g. Hermione giving her parents new life with no daughter, when she Witness-Protection-Style moved them ...
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Is Gringotts money protected from the Gemino charm?

I remember that the coins in Bellatrix's vault (Deathly Hallows) were cursed with the Gemino and Flagrante charms. Those were probably special coins which were permeable to such magic. What stops the ...
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How “Alive” are Animals Created by Spells?

I think the first time we see an animal or supposedly living being created by a spell in Harry Potter is when Harry and his friends are in the Transfigurations class and Professor McGonagall turns her ...