Questions tagged [muggles]

In Harry Potter, Muggles are persons without magical ability born outside of the magical community.Always use in conjunction with the [harry-potter] tag and any relevant tags.

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Why couldn't Voldemort trace Harry's residence and kill him?

As we all know that Voldemort had one of his Horcruxes in as Harry himself, but sighting that he would be defeated at the hands of Harry, why didn't he - the Dark Lord - take a look into the future to ...
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Are there non-magical people born into magical families? [duplicate]

Is there any case in the Harry Potter-verse of someone magic born but having no magic skills? I haven't read enough to know why muggleborns can have magic powers but if it works one way then maybe the ...
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How can the term “Mud Blood” be a slur when THE recognized G.O.A.T. Wizard, Merlin, was half Muggle?

The Harry Potter-verse seems to roughly line up with the then-real world of the 1990s. That being the case, unless there was some lore change within the series, Merlin, recognized in both realities as ...
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How is the Wizarding World separated from the Muggle World? [closed]

Are there any unofficial border lines separating the two worlds? This is excluding the Leaky Cauldron pub or platform 9 3/4 of course. In the wizarding world they are living in the same locations as ...
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Why didn't Dumbledore or Ministry of Magic ask for Muggle help to search for the Chamber of Secrets?

There are lots of Muggle technologies in existence which can find and map hidden structures precisely. e.g. ERT (Electrical Resistivity Tomography), BOTDR (Brillouin Optical Time Domain Reflectometry),...