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Was the Sorting Hat confused about Harry due to Voldemort's soul? [duplicate]

Harry: Not Slytherin. Not Slytherin. Sorting Hat: Not Slytherin, eh? Are you sure? You could be great, you know. It's all here in your head. And Slytherin will help you on the way to greatness, there'...
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Did the Sorting Hat see the Slytherin side of Harry Potter because of his status as a pseudo-Horcrux? [duplicate]

Did the Sorting Hat see the Slytherin side of Harry Potter because of his status as a pseudo-Horcrux? Could it sense Voldemort's soul shard (who was a Slytherin) within Harry?
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Did Harry Potter lose Voldemort's powers when he lost his connection to Voldemort?

Harry noted to Dumbledore that he had a number of things in common with Voldemort. And it was later revealed that some of Voldemort's power was transferred to Harry when Voldemort tried to kill him. ...
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Why must Harry Potter be told that a part of Voldemort's soul latched itself onto the only living thing it could find, again?

In Severus's memory, he and Dumbledore have a talk about Harry Potter. Professor Albus Dumbledore: There will come a time when Harry Potter must be told something. But you must wait until Voldemort ...
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Does Lily Potter's sacrifice make Harry and Voldemort immortal?

I know that when Lily sacrificed herself for Harry, Voldemort could no longer touch him and any attempted Avada Kedavra on Harry by Voldemort would rebound onto himself, until, of course, he took some ...
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How Would Harry Breaking the Unbreakable Vow Have Affected the Piece of Voldemort's Soul?

Based on what we know from canon, how would Harry breaking an Unbreakable Vow have affected him and the piece of Voldemort's soul inside him? What would have happened? It was determined in Could the ...
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Was Harry actually a hat-stall? [closed]

When the Sorting Hat initially assigned Harry to House Slytherin, was it because of Harry's nature or was it actually detecting Voldemort's presence?
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Are Living Beings Turned Into Horcruxes Suceptible to Age, Disease, or Injury?

From the HP books I know that Horcruxes grant a form of immortality. So, it is not possible for someone who created a Horcrux to die from old age or succumb to diseases. I guess the same is true for ...
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Doesn't Hogwarts seriously put the world in jeopardy? [closed]

Forty kids enter Hogwarts every year. That’s forty potentially powerful wizards from potentially broken homes, abusive families…orphanages. We all know about Voldemort, and I think that’s reason ...
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Why didn't Harry Potter die from the basilisk venom in COS? [duplicate]

In The Chamber of Secrets, Harry gets bitten by the basilisk. Also, we know Harry IS a horcrux. Basilisk venom one of few things that can destroy horcruxes. So why didn't Harry go to the white place ...
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