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Why did Lockhart seem threatened when Ron and Harry took him to the Chamber of Secrets?

I don't actually think he was feeling threatened by them at all, quite the contrary: he thought they were just second years he could easily deal with. He is scared that the other teachers might force ...
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How did Neville react to Bellatrix going free?

Suffice to say he was not pleased. It spurs him to redouble his efforts at mastering offensive and defensive magic. Harry was pleased to see that all of them, even Zacharias Smith, had been spurred ...
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Why did Lockhart seem threatened when Ron and Harry took him to the Chamber of Secrets?

Lockhart himself made it clear he wasn’t very good with magic — just phenomenal with memory charms — particularly with obliviate. In contrast, Harry Potter was a famous wizard who as a baby defeated ...
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Why did Lockhart seem threatened when Ron and Harry took him to the Chamber of Secrets?

In the Harry Potter book series we mainly see Ron, Harry, Hermione, professors, Voldemort, and Voldemort's inner circle. This distorts our view on what a typical wizard is like. In Harry Potter and ...
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Why did Lockhart seem threatened when Ron and Harry took him to the Chamber of Secrets?

Because he was indeed threatened The duo might not be experienced (as 2nd year students), but they're armed with wands and there are plenty of things they can do to him since he doesn't have his wand ...
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Are there any creatures resistant to Avada Kedavra?

Phoenixes were semi-protected from the Killing Curse, due to them being immortal. In 1996, Fawkes swallowed one intended for Albus Dumbledore, causing him to burst into flame and die instantly. ...
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Why did Voldemort need a house-elf?

He didn’t need to retrieve the locket in Deathly Hallows, he just needed to ensure it was still there. If it was there, it was safe and if it was gone it was too late. If he wanted to move it ...
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Do Disillusionment Charms Fail At Very Close Range?

In the film Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore Muggle Jacob Kowalski wanders around Hogwarts freely. He seems have no issues seeing the castle and the whimsical magic contained within. It's ...
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