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Questions tagged [pure-blood]

Use on questions about pure-bloods, wizards in the Harry Potter series who only have wizard ancestry.

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Does a half-blood or Muggle-born have less skill with magic than a pure-blood?

Draco Malfoy and the rest of his family are pure-bloods and take immense pride in that. Why are pure-bloods different from half-bloods or Muggle-borns? Do they have more natural magical talent? ...
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Are pure-bloods actually a distinct species from Muggles?

From this question I note that pure-bloods are not actually really pure blooded according to the following quote: “So-called pure-blood families maintain their alleged purity by disowning, ...
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Why does Draco Malfoy try to befriend Harry? [duplicate]

So, in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (or Sorcerer’s Stone). We see Draco Malfoy attempt to befriend Harry. Even as he does so, he declares that some families are 'better than others', and ...
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Why are the Weasleys specifically considered blood traitors?

There are a lot of wizards that are not only okay with Muggles, but even marry them (say, Tonks' mother, for example). Actually, apart from such intense cases as the Blacks, Malfoys, Lestranges etc., ...
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What is the definition of “pure-blood”?

Being a "pure-blood" is an important aspect in the Harry Potter series, at least in the mind of some that consider themselves pure-bloods. In the question Is there any such thing as pure-blood ...
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Book or Rowling quote that there are **no** contemporary wizards without muggle ancestors?

I saw this question: Which pure-blood supremacists were actually half-bloods? and I was gonna be a smart-alec and answer 'all of them' as there are no actual pure-bloods anymore. However I couldn't ...
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Which pure-blood supremacists were actually half-bloods?

Tom Riddle favored pure-blood wizards over other wizards and wanted wizards to have power over muggles, but he was the half-blood child of a witch and a Muggle father. Dolores Jane Umbridge was a ...