Questions tagged [pottermore]

Pottermore is a website about Harry Potter, controlled by the author of the Harry Potter books, J. K. Rowling. This tag is for questions concerning the Pottermore website itself.

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Hogwarts: An Incomplete and Unreliable Guide - what's unreliable?

All the Pottermore articles on Hogwarts are collected in a book called Hogwarts: An Incomplete and Unreliable Guide. I understand it's a catchy title, but is there actually any information in there ...
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Did J. K. Rowling contradict herself in the Polyjuice Potion article on Pottermore?

In the second book/movie, Hermione used a cat's hair in her Polyjuice Potion by mistake and her body got covered in fluffy hair and she possibly even got a tail. But, J. K. Rowling writes on ...
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How does the Pottermore sorting quiz work?

How exactly does the sorting quiz work on Pottermore? I am aware of the basic qualities the Sorting Hat looks for when it has to sort a witch/wizard, but, any info in terms of an algorithm or a ...
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How could MACUSA exist in 1693 or be in Washington in 1777?

Two brief excerpts from The Magical Congress of the United States of America (MACUSA) By J.K. Rowling on Pottermore state the following: The Magical Congress of the United States of America, known ...
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Is there a mistake in 'The Potter Family' by J.K. Rowling?

I was reading The Potter Family by J.K. Rowling when I believe I came across a mistake in the end. The last paragraph says that: Fleamont and Euphemia lived long enough to see James marry a Muggle-...
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How many wands were chosen for Pottermore?

If we believe this the answer to this question How many possible types of wands can Ollivander make?; there are 19,152 different wand combinations. Pottermore has brought back Sorting (House and ...
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Why was the old Pottermore shut down?

Pottermore used to have an interactive format with lots of original content from J.K. Rowling tightly structured around the Harry Potter books. In September 2015 the site was replaced with something ...
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What are the differences between old Pottermore and new?

What parts of the old Pottermore weren't carried over to the new Pottermore? Conversely, which parts of the new Pottermore weren't on the old Pottermore? (I'm only asking about the parts actually ...