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To destroy a Horcrux, one must damage the container beyond magical repair. That's what the Gryffindor sword did to the Resurrection Stone. When Dumbledore hit the Resurrection Stone with the Gryffindor sword, it got damaged (and a crack appeared on the stone) which lead to the destruction of the Horcrux. But remember, the Stone was damaged, but not ...


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It doesn't look like Voldemort ever saw Slughorn's memory as a concern. As Bellatrix says, Voldemort could probably expect Slughorn not to tell anyone about the memory since he had sworn Voldemort to secrecy himself. "But all the same, Tom...keep it quiet, what I’ve told - that’s to say, what we’ve discussed. People wouldn’t like to think we’ve been ...


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Slughorn also wanted to keep the secret. The Dark Lord wouldn’t have had much reason to be concerned about Slughorn telling others that Tom Riddle had asked him about Horcruxes, since Slughorn told him to keep it quiet - Slughorn didn’t want anyone finding out that they’d talked about Horcruxes any more than the Dark Lord himself did. “Of course,’ he ...


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