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Grindelwald probably wasn’t an Obscurial. From all the evidence given, it’s most logical to conclude that Grindelwald is likely not an Obscurial. He didn’t have difficulty controlling his magic. Obscurials tend to have an unstable use of magic. As a teenager when he met Dumbledore, Grindelwald seemed to have control over his magic enough to be Albus’s ...


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Nope... definitely not: one can only develop an obscurus when repressing his magic... Here is the definition of obscurus from the wiki: An Obscurus is the manifestation of the repressed energy of a young wizard or witch (known as an Obscurial). Described as a "dark" and "parasitic" force, an Obscurus is created when the child in question consciously ...


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Yes - There is possible evidence that Grindelwald was an Obscurus. "The argument became a fight. Grindelwald lost control. That which I had always sensed in him, though I pretended not to, now sprang into terrible being. And Ariana... after all my mother's care and caution... lay dead upon the floor." (Deathly Hallows - Kings Cross) Although shaky, ...


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