Questions tagged [muggles]

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

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Are wizard bones tougher than human bones? [duplicate]

In Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them we see the following dialogue: Newt: [hands Jacob a helmet] Put this on. Jacob: But why would I have to wear something like this? Newt: Because ...
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Ways to reach Hogwarts school of witchcraft and Wizardry? [duplicate]

What are the various ways to reach Hogwarts School of witch craft and wizardry from the muggle world? Is Kings Cross Platform 9-3/4 the only way to reach Hogwarts from the Muggle world?
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Could a wizard and witch have a Muggle child? [duplicate]

We know Muggle parents can have a magical child, but could magical parents have a Muggle child?
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What is the difference between pure blood and mudblood? [duplicate]

I don't see why people care whether someone is muggle-born or not. Does it make any difference? Please illuminate me, I don't understand.
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No-maj and witch family punishments? [closed]

I'm writing fanfic, and the mother who's a witch falls in love with a no-maj, and then they have children together. I want them to get captured, and I either want them to escape or get punished, but ...
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Can a squib or muggle produce a potion with wizard help? [duplicate]

Could a squib or muggle produce a potion if a wizard did the wandwork for them?
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Would Crucio give Muggles seizures?

I mean specifically Muggles untouched by any protective spells or magic taints, just a pure Muggle untouched by wizardry or witchery. I know it affects wizards and witches in a horrible way, but for ...
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In the Harry Potter universe, what control do the Muggles have over wizards?

In the books, it's indicated that Muggles are in the vast majority, and many wizarding families had reduced considerably due to purebloods marrying their own cousins. This majority of Muggles must ...
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How do the parents of Muggle borns enter Platform 9 3/4? [duplicate]

Only wizards and witches are allowed onto the platform. Then what about Muggle borns' parents?
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Could a Muggle/Squib fool a Wizard/Witch into thinking they had magic using technology? [closed]

Since most Wizards & Witches do not know much or anything at all about Muggles and Muggle culture would it be possible to fool a Wizard into thinking they were a Witch/Wizard ? I feel like they ...
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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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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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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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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),...

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