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Questions tagged [remus-lupin]

For questions about the professor of the Dark Arts with the same name and the member of the Order of the Phoenix. Always use in conjunction with the [harry-potter] tag. When asking about his state as a werewolf, use the [werewolf] tag.

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Why was Lupin angry that Harry did not hand in the Marauder's Map?

In the film Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Professor Lupin severely reprimands Harry Potter after saving him from Severus Snape. -- I haven't the faintest idea how this map came to be in ...
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Why wasn't Remus informed that the Secret Keeper had been changed?

Why wasn't Remus informed that the Secret Keeper had been changed? I mean the only ones that knew were James, Lily, Sirius, and Peter in the entire Order. You would think of Remus, as being one of ...
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What would happen if a werewolf or animagus turned into a ghost?

If, for instance Sirius Black happened to turn into a ghost when he died, would he have been able to turn into his dog form as a ghost? Also, if Remus were to turn into a ghost, would he turn into a ...
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What was the moon phase on the train's ride to Hogwarts in Harry's third year?

I was wondering if the moon was close to full moon and whether it had any connection to Lupin's heavy sleep on the train.
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If a werewolf would become an Animagus, would he still transfrom by the full moon?

All of Lupin's friends became Animagi to help him during his transformation, as Animagi cannot be affected by werewolf bites. However, what would've happened had Lupin himself had became an Animagus? ...
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Is Remus Lupin suffering from depression?

The books contain much more detail than the movies, and in the movies we can interpret and infer a lot from body language and the way lines are spoken, and putting ourselves in the shoes of a ...
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Where was Lupin during Harry's first two years at Hogwarts?

Why didn't Remus Lupin seek Harry out before PoA? And why didn't he reveal to Harry that he was friends with his father before Sirius came along? "You heard James?" said Lupin in a strange voice. ...
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Wasn't it actually Snape disguised as Lupin who met Harry, Hermione, and Ron in 12 Grimmauld Place?

I have the feeling that it was Snape, disguised as Lupin, who showed up in 12 Grimmauld Place in the chapter The Bribe in the last Harry Potter book. Supporting evidence for the claim: Snape already ...
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What reason did Harry have to befriend Professor Lupin knowing his condition?

We all have watched the movies and hopefully read the books. I am curious, why did Harry befriend Professor Lupin, knowing his "uncontrollable" condition? I, for one, cannot find any reason for ...
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Why Did Lupin and Snape never spot Sirius in animal form during Prisoner of Azkaban?

The plot twist at the end of Prisoner of Azkaban is that Sirius Black is in fact a secret Animagus, the mysterious black shaggy dog that Harry has been seeing all year. Harry doesn't even contemplate ...
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Is there any indication in the books that Lupin was in love with Tonks?

There were many signs that Tonks fell in love with Lupin - her patronus changed, she was miserable and subdued etc. I don't remember reading about Lupin ever showing affection to Tonks. While Lupin's ...
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Why was Remus Lupin on the Hogwarts Express?

In Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, why does Remus Lupin take the train to Hogwarts? I do not recall any other instance of Professors taking the train. A basic search online yielded the ...
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Where had Lupin taught before Hogwarts?

In Prisoner of Azkaban, when Harry, Hermione, and Ron get on the Hogwarts Express, the only nearly empty compartment they can find is the one in which Remus Lupin is sleeping. They do not recognise ...
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How did Lupin forget there was a full moon?

In Prisoner of Azkaban, when Harry follows Sirius into the tree, there’s a conversation involving Snape, Sirius and Lupin that reveals Peter Pettigrew was still alive. When the cloud moves, there was ...
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Why doesn't Lupin summon a patronus on the train?

In the third film (Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban), when the Dementor enters the train carriage, Prof. Lupin casts the silent spell which is obviously Expecto Patronum. However, he only ...