Questions tagged [harry-potter]

For questions about J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter or the related franchise, consisting of the original book series, expanded books, feature length films, plays, Pottermore, video games and more (including fan fiction). For questions about the Fantastic Beasts series also tag with [fantastic-beasts].

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Is there a resource compiling similarities of the *Harry Potter and the Cursed Child* to existing fanfics?

Most people I talk to who are fanfic experts tend to point out that a vast majority of plot elements of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child can be found in fanfiction. Is there a resource that compiles ...
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Looking for the name of a Harry Potter fanfiction

I read the story to while back, it was a Harry Potter/Draco Malfoy fan fiction. The story started with the death of Ginny Wealsey and her lover (I believe it was a kind of brutal homicide). Harry ...
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How many versions of the Japanese-translated Harry Potter books are there?

I have on me a physical copy of the Japanese translation of the first Harry Potter book, translated by Yuko Matsuoka, first published 1999. The Kindle version has the same translator but was ...
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What does “D.Wiz, X.J. (sorc), S. of Mag. Q.” stand for in the Harry Potter: Film Wizardry book?

I received Harry Potter: Film Wizardry (Updated Edition) and the Hogwarts letter seems to be different than in the book and the film, according to how Harry reads it out loud in Sorcerer's Stone. At ...
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Looking for Harry Potter fan fic story w/ unique character Jamie Oliver

I’ve read this story a few times along with its sequel. I was so sure I bookmarked it but unfortunately I had not. The first story is set during Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire and Harry gets ...
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I'm looking for a specific Harry Potter Fan-Fiction where the Trio are on the run or wanted

Here's what I remember from it: Harry, Ron, and Hermione are all on the run in their 3rd or 5th year They are innocent or something They try to commit suicide by slitting their wrists in their ...
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Ron/Hermione Fanfic where Hermione creates a potion to understand Ron’s mind

The plot was where Hermione Granger brewed an experimental potion to understand Ron Weasley's mind. But ends up with a side effect of amplifying every kind of spell they cast. Understanding the ...
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Fanfiction Harry kills the dursley's

Harry is insane and killed the Dursleys. He's found by Voldemort and his Death Eaters in the house. He talks in rhymes i think. His owl is dead from his uncle who shot it. Voldemort takes him and ...
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Lost Harry Potter fanfic - Severus/Harry as spies

I'm looking for a Harry Potter fanfic that I last read probably five years ago. Severus and Harry have an intimate relationship, but I'm not sure if the relationship starts as friends and builds ...
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Seeking Harry Potter fanfiction story

The story takes place after the Battle of Hogwarts. A young girl's father was killed and Harry and Ginny first take her in as foster parents then adopting her. The three Potter children are also ...
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Looking for an old fanfic in which Albus S. Potter bullied Scorpius Malfoy

The story was about Albus turning into a mischievous boy, who bullied Scorpius at school. As he was Harry Potter's son, everyone doted on him and let him bully Scorpius for revenge. Neville ...
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In the Cursed Child, who was Minister for Magic in the alternate reality where Ron is married to Padma Patil?

In the first Act, Albus and Scorpius interfere in the First Task and because of that, they go to an alternate timeline where Ron is married to Padma Patil and Hermione isn't Minister for Magic, but ...
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Are there any instances where the illustrations in the Illustrated Harry Potter contradict known book canon?

After reading this question it made me wonder, are there any instances where illustrated HPs contradict known book canon?
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Harry Potter fanfic in which Harry becomes an infant with the mind of an adult

I'm looking for a Harry Potter fan-fiction that I read a while ago. I can't remember the name and when I try and search up the concepts I still can't find it. Here are some of the things I remember ...
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Looking for a specific Harry Potter fanfiction

What I can remember: Harry lives with the Dursleys, he and Dudley go to the park. Harry plays with a girl while her mother watches. The girl's mother eventually talks to Petunia on the park bench ...
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Hilarious Harry Potter fanfic: Snape disguises himself as a woman when taking baby Harry outside

Most likely read on FanFiction.net, Draco and Harry are both de-aged into babies and Professor Snape becomes the unwilling guardian of them where hilarity ensues; the storytelling of this fic wasn't ...
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Harry Potter fanfic, with Snape and a Muggle who becomes pregnant

I'm looking for a Harry Potter fanfic in which Severus Snape is out and about in the Muggle world and meets a Muggle woman. After a one-night-stand or more times together, she gets pregnant. When she ...
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Harry Potter fan fiction about everyone blaming Harry for the deaths in the war

I read it years ago and try as I might I can't find it. It's based directly after the war. Harry blames himself for everyone's deaths and when he finally finds Ginny she blames him for Fred's death. ...
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Harry Potter fanfiction set in year 6: Harry trains to be a phoenix animagus

If I'm not wrong this is set in year six. There is a sequel to this story as well. A few basic points that I remember about it: Harry and Ginny are together Ron and Hermione are together, but they ...
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Did Lovegood's attempted (and inaccurate) replica of Ravenclaw's diadem actually work and thus give Harry special wisdom?

In "Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows" Harry, Ron and Hermione are visiting Xenophilius Lovegood, because they wanted to know more about the Mark of the (for them at this poit still unknown) ...
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Why did Dumbledore act surprised by the Horcrux memory in the Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince movie?

Now, the Half-Blood Prince movie had far too many flaws, but the most nonsensical and unnecessary change is Dumbledore's surprise at the Horcrux memory. In the book Dumbledore already knew about the ...
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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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Harry Potter fanfic where Harry is a magical genius

I remember Harry condensing cloud and using them as a way to move around the castle. At one point when he’s experimenting with his magic he blasts a hole in the dungeon wall. Pretty sure I read it on ...
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Harry Potter fan fiction involving time travel and King Arthur

I'm looking for a Harry Potter fanfic in which Harry goes to the past and is 5 or 7 years old. He is found and adopted by Merlin and is stuck in the past and is immortal until his time approaches. He ...
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Harry Potter fan fiction where Lucius, Voldemort and Harry are friends and demons

I read that fan fiction a year ago on Fanficion.net and I cannot find it again. This is about Lucius and Voldemort being the mate of Harry Potter. They are demons. I remember that all of the founders ...
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Harry Potter fan fiction where Hermione leaves Draco on their wedding day

I read this fan fiction on fanfiction.net. In the first book, Hermione and Draco fall in love and on Draco and Hermione's wedding day, the supposedly dead Lucius arrives with two other supposedly ...
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Story Identification Looking for a Harry Potter fic, has demons and m/m. Not a supernatural crossover

I remember a bit about it. Starts with a young Harry Potter. He has a female friend His friend commits suicide, I remember the scene was in a bathroom but not much more then that. He goes to hell ...
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Why are there no name ribbons on the Marauder's Map in the movie adaptation of “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince”?

In the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and both cinematic parts of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, why are the names on the Marauder's Map not shown in ribbons like ...
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Harry Potter fanfiction where Harry's skin is peeling off, he hides after Umbridge discovers it and finds Salazar's coffin

I don't remember the name of the story or what site I read it on. However I remember the following points. Harry has some sort of creature inheritance (snake-based) his skin is peeling off and he ...
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Harry Potter fan fic about him going missing with Voldemort after the war

I read, about four or five years ago, a fan fic about Harry going missing for two years after the war with Voldemort, and when he comes back, Ginny has two kids, and Harry is the father but he doesn't ...
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What exactly is the significance of the King of the Cats story in the novel The Curse of the Gatekeeper by G. Norman Lippert?

In G. Norman Lippert's James Potter and The Curse of the Gatekeeper, (a Harry Potter fanfiction) the Wizarding Literature Professor Revalvier (an allusion to J. K. Rowling herself) introduces The ...
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Harry Potter fanfiction where Voldemort traps Harry in a casket and covers it in the Invisibility Cloak: saved by Snape?

From what I remember Voldemort discovers Harry is a Horcrux, locks him away in a casket (in a world of ice) and gets discovered by Snape. Harry is then left traumatised and it's a long road to ...
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Harry Potter fanfiction where there is big battle in Hogwarts and the Three Broomsticks is made into a first aid area for injured people

In this story there is big battle in Hogwarts and the Three Broomsticks is made into a first aid area for injured people. Harry is helping there to heal them. Then Death Eaters get in and make healers ...
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Harry Potter Fanfic - Harry is a Phoenix animagus, trained by Fawkes, Luna is an animagus too

I’m looking for a fanfic I must have read pre 2013, it’s a long one and is probably is part of a series. I’ll do my best to recall details, I think the vets I remember are likely split over two parts ...
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Harry Potter Fanfiction: Hermione is pregnant from Harry and leaves during the war to protect the child, comes back three years later

It was a very short fanfic, less than 10 chapters I think and it's not finished / barely started. All I remember is that Hermione found out that she was expecting Harry's child during the war, so ...
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Harry Potter fanfic about a ‘wild-child’ god-daughter of Voldemort seeking revenge

I'm looking for a Harry Potter fanfic I read around 10 years back. It's the Marauder's Era, a new girl is transferred/brought unwilling to Hogwarts in the 5th/7th year. I don't remember her name, but ...
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Why is Dolores Umbridge the Headmistress of Hogwarts in the Cursed Child?

In Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Umbridge becomes Headmistress of Hogwarts after Dumbledore's sacking, but Dumbledore gets reinstated at the end. But however, in Harry Potter and the ...
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Who benefits most from the laws and/or the judicial system in Harry Potter?

I have always been interested in the law. I was reading an essay by Knneth Schneyer about the parity of the laws and punishment in Potterverse, titled No Place to Stand:The Incoherent Legal World of ...
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Harry Potter fanfic about Voldemort's Hogwarts years

Please help to identify a fanfic, a chapter of which I read on someone's blog. It is about Voldemort's school years. Narrator: Lestrange Main characters: Voldemort (mostly as Tom Riddle), Lestrange, ...
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Fanfic where Harry Potter has a pet cat

I'm trying to find a story and I can't remember the name or the plot really but Harry Potter has a large cat, like a Serval or a Savannah Cat or some other large cat of that magnitude that travels ...
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Harry Potter fan fiction where Harry is forced to bear Voldemort’s child

In this Harry is forced to bear Voldemort’s child but the truth is that Severus gives Harry a potion which changes Voldemort’s magical signature to that of Severus’. Harry and Severus have been seeing ...
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Harry Potter fanfiction with Draco as a florist

I read this a little while ago, long enough to forget what it’s called, but it was a story where Draco works in a flower shop and had run away from Malfoy manor after getting the Dark Mark. Hermione, ...
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How is the team name order determined for House Quidditch games at Hogwarts?

How is the team name order determined for the House Quidditch games at Hogwarts? For example, in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone they announce a match as "Slytherin vs. Gryffindor." ...
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Harry Potter fanfic where Harry argues with Voldemort over a wizard radio interview

I can only remember a certain part of it where Harry argues with Voldemort over a wizard radio interview. I also remember that he goes to this master duelist to train. There is another scene I ...
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Dramione fanfiction on a spell's name, Draco and Hermione create a potion of empathy and find a cure after deciphering an old journal

I want to find a Dramione fanfiction which I think is on a spell's name. In it Draco and Hermione are paired for potions. They create a potion of empathy link or something like that. They try to find ...
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What are the nonverbal spells used in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald?

What are the nonverbal spells used in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald? For example, when the Auror protects himself ? Or the spell he used to enter within the wall and to appear near ...
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Harry Potter 'Harmony' fanfiction, with Ginny wanting to be with Harry as they resemble Lily and James

I read it a long time ago. So, I remember only a few things. I think it was a soulmate fic with a Harry/Hermione ("Harmony") pairing. Harry and Hermione go back in time to their second year, when ...
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How many people did matter to Snape in his life?

Snape is usually perceived as a tragic, unfriendly loner with Lily being the only nice person in his whole life. But though as unlikable as he was, he still was intelligent and brave and hard ...
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Harry Potter fanfiction where Lockhart is a creepy fiend

In this story during Second Year Lockhart was assaulting the second year students and wiping their memories, and he actually ended up believing he had done all those things he claimed to have done, ...
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Fan fiction: Harry Potter as Lord Black

I'm looking for a Harry Potter fanfic I read a while ago on an Archive of our Own. I remember a scene where I think Hermione (or Mrs Weasley?) scolds Harry for being in Grimmauld's library saying it'...