Questions tagged [invisibility-cloak]

For questions about invisibility cloaks in the Harry Potter series. They are magical garments that renders whatever it covers imperceptible to sight. Always use in conjunction with the [harry-potter] tag.

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Why could Mad-Eye Moody see through the Invisibility Cloak using his Magical Eye?

In the film and book series, Year 4 (Goblet of Fire), how is it Mad-Eye Moody/Barty Crouch could see Harry through his Magical Eye even when he was under the Invisibility Cloak? As the cloak is a ...
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Why did Malfoy's Petrificus Totalus work on Harry while he was wearing the Invisibility Cloak?

In Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, after Harry eavesdropped on Malfoy on the Hogwarts Express, Malfoy cast Petrificus Totalus on Harry while Harry was wearing his Invisibility Cloak. How did ...
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How was the Cloak of Invisibility Created?

I know the tale of the three brothers but does anyone know any convincing theories on how Ignotus Peverell created it?
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Does Voldemort know about the Invisibility Cloak?

Voldemort is keen to get his hands on the Elder Wand over the course of HP and the Deathly Hallows, but never seems to show any interest in either of the other Hallows. I can't see him caring about ...
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Why wasn't Harry made to use invisibility cloak instead of sending him in the battle of seven potters? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When leaving Privet Drive, why did there need to be seven Potters? Even after using polyjuice potion, there was a chance that original Harry got killed by Death Eaters (Later, ...