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It doesn't seem like he did much after that. All he seemed to do was magnify his voice, cast the killing and Cruciatus curses, and a couple of silencing charms, none of which can visibly be lacking in power. He did fight in the Battle of Hogwarts, but like PMar said, he wouldn't have noticed. He frequently was too confident in his own theories and ideas. He'...


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They are likely not solid enough to fight. When Harry uses the Resurrection Stone, the people it brings back are not truly restored to life, and are not particularly solid. They seem to have very little effect on the environment around them, since Harry only heard sounds that would be caused by slight movement made by frail bodies. Without the ability to ...


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The resurrection stone can't actually bring anyone back from the dead. When Harry uses the stone, his family that appears are ephemeral, closer to ghosts than anything living. While it is unclear exactly how the stone works, it is highly unlikely that it can produce people capable of participating in a battle. In fact, this was the moral of the 2nd Brother'...


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Newt was cleared and never charged. A MACUSA document in an official companion book shows Newt was never actually expelled from Hogwarts. Dumbledore defended him and his name was cleared before he was expelled, so his wand would not have been broken. NOTES: Proposed expulsion from Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry due to the illegal possession of a ...


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When bodiless, he could still possess others. When Voldemort existed in noncorporeal form, he could still possess the bodies of others. He was able to possess animals as well as humans, but as he could not go anywhere he would risk being found, he could not often find humans to possess. “Only one power remained to me. I could possess the bodies of others. ...


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Voldemort couldn't have noticed that he still didn't command the Elder Wand, because he didn't actually use the wand enough after killing Snape. His first spell afterwards was the one to send his voice to everyone in the castle - and it would be very difficult for him to detect any weakness in that spell as he can see only one side of its effects. After ...


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After escaping Azkaban, she likely lived with her sister until her death. As mentioned in the question, Bellatrix’s love life is not detailed in the seven books, so it would not be possible to address where she lived “after she left her husband” since it is not known if she ever did to begin with. However, the question of where she lived after escaping ...


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Using magic, presumably. The rough turn of events is: Prof. Quirrel travels to Albania. It is said to be for a studying trip, which may be true – or perhaps he already suspected he’d find Voldemort there and was actively seeking him out. This is never explained. He comes across Voldemort and ends up joining his cause – whether he was previously sympathetic ...


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It’s likely just a benefit of being a prefect. Prefects get certain benefits along with the title and job. For example, prefects have their own carriage on the Hogwarts Express. Having their own bathroom is another benefit. “We’re – well – Ron and I are supposed to go into the prefect carriage,’ Hermione said awkwardly.” - Harry Potter and the Order of the ...


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Mr Weasley is telling Harry that he isn't in the least bit surprised that the golden trio sneaked out of the place they were supposed to be, so that they could go off adventuring. Evidently Fred and George did this from an early age, as evidenced by their continuing to do so once they reached Hogwarts. ‘When we were in Diagon Alley –’ Harry began, but Mr ...


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Apparently, "all will become clear". Or so says J.K. Rowling. The truth is, as for now we don't know why Newt apparently gets to keep his wand, even after expelled. There are some fan theories, but nothing official. Q. Why was Newt allowed to keep his wand & do magic, and work for the ministry? Hagrid had a different experience after expulsion....


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Adding to Mal's excellent answer, it's worth noting that this isn't an exclusively 'Potterverse thing'. JKR evidently did extensive research on UK boarding schools before creating Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and out in (what passes for) the real world, prefects at various prestigious grammar and boarding schools are often given extra ...


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He does not seem to have his own house. There is no evidence that either Lord Voldemort or Tom Riddle ever has legally owned a house at any point. Until he graduated from Hogwarts, Tom Riddle lived at the orphanage when he was not attending Hogwarts, and of course lived at Hogwarts during the school year after turning eleven. Once he graduated, he only ...


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I think the premise is wrong: First, the wand was working fine for him; second, he had no other theories as to possible owners; third, he had no idea what to expect from the wand anyway. Other answers listed various spells he performed and any failures in those spells were not because of the wand, but because of Harry's sacrifice. So up until the moment of ...


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They may not have known about the Room of Requirement It seems that Dumbledore was not aware of the Room of Requirement, or at least of how it worked. In Chapter Twenty Three of Goblet of Fire we find the following: “Oh I would never dream of assuming I know all Hogwarts’ secrets, Igor,” said Dumbledore amicably. “Only this morning, for instance, I took a ...


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The Potters were protected by the Fidelius Charm, they had no need of the Invisibility Cloak, and they surely didn't expect Petter Pettigrew to turn to Voldemort and tell him the secret. Besides that, the Invisibility Cloak wouldn't have protected them, as Harry wisely states: ‘The Cloak wouldn’t have helped them survive, though,’ Harry said quickly. ‘...


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Most likely not, they were incompatible. In a section on her old website, JKR addressed the possibility of Luna and Neville “hooking up” in a later book. Considering that Harry Potter is a relatively clean series, “hook up” in this case most likely refers to the possibility of them dating rather than a physical encounter. JKR considered herself to be ...


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Werewolves have no special ability as humans. Werewolves are not immortal, and do not have any special abilities when there is no full moon. “Once a month, at the full moon, the otherwise sane and normal wizard or Muggle afflicted transforms into a murderous beast.” - Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Newt also explains that the Ministry ...


4

Presumably their buying a wand is illegal. While it is never directly addressed if it is illegal for a wizard who has had their wand snapped, presumably it would be. The reason their wands were snapped was not so they could not use that individual wand, but so they could no longer do magic. Hagrid specifically said he wasn’t allowed to do magic because he ...


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Voldemort was in limbo while unconscious. While he was unconscious, Voldemort was indeed in limbo, in the mutilated form that Harry and Dumbledore witness in King’s Cross Station. This is implied in the book, and was clearly stated in the answer to a question in the FAQ section of JKR’s old website. What exactly was the mutilated baby-like creature Harry ...


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Probably looking for the mass murderer "Sirius Black" Wherever Kingsley sent him. Scrimgeour was Head of the Auror office which means he would have to undertake more important missions than "expelling a schoolboy" he would be working with Kingsley to pinpoint Sirius's location. Timbucktoo apparently.


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OK, found it (asked on Reddit)... It's "A Step to the Right" by CatsAreCool (Rachel500) When Harry saves Hermione's life, they find themselves in a different world and in the middle of another magical war - but at least they have each other. It's now finished, 14 chapters, and may become first in a series. Highly recommended!


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From Chapter Twenty-Five of Goblet of Fire: His immediate reaction was that it would be worth becoming a prefect just to be able to use this bathroom. Prefects have various responsibilities, and they are not always easy or enjoyable. Many people might not want to become prefects if it would lower their quality of life. Indeed, Fred and George explicitly ...


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This is mostly speculation of a fan, but... perhaps it was much for the same reasons he named Albus after Dumblebore and Snape; not only was he honoring people he saw as heroic, but he wanted Lily to embody some of the qualities Luna had. Also.. Luna was a good, if odd friend to Harry. Think about it. Over the course of 3 books, Luna and Harry shared almost ...


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It would have been a waste of effort. Voldemort had several things that he and his Death Eaters needed to do to achieve his goals of immortality and world domination - such as gaining more followers, infiltrating the mind, devising a way to kill Harry Potter. Finding and stealing the Time-Turners would be a waste of their time and effort. Stealing them so ...


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The others have covered what Voldemort experienced while unconscious, but not the why. It's not expressly laid out, but we can make some guesses. Harry was knocked out at the same time, too, and it is likely that it was for the same reason. First, as Dumbledore explains in the vision of King's Cross Station, Voldemort's killing curse did not attack Harry's ...


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Every teacher has a class roster, and the roster doubtlessly includes each student's house. Simply dealing with them day in and day out will be enough to learn the house of every student they regularly deal with. When I was in the military, after nine months working in the orderly room, I knew the first name, last name, rank, and office extension of all 300+ ...


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I'd argue that Tom does indeed own a house (and a manor house at that). Or at least did for a while. While he doesn't seem to have spent much time in the UK we know that he did visit and live in his own house for a short while. Like any good author writing fantasy-in-reality, JKR has not divulged every least and tiniest detail about the Wizarding World and ...


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