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The first quote you cite is a bit vague. At face value it could seem to mean that the potion need only been taken once during the week in order for it to be effective. However, it could be that the potion needs to be taken throughout the week and this particular quote just doesn’t give all the details. We can perhaps find support for this possibility from an ...


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This seems to be most closely based on Gabriel Van Helsing from the 2004 movie Van Helsing who was a hunter who was also a werewolf (he hunted Vampires and other monsters generally, tho)


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Once he takes Wolfsbane Potion, he'd be no danger to her. When Lupin takes his Wolfsbane Potion, it makes him not a danger to others. It lets him keep his mind, and while he was at Hogwarts, he'd be able to curl up in his office and wait until it was over. “The Potion that Professor Snape has been making for me is a very recent discovery. It makes me safe, ...


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Gestella by Susan Palwick. I read it in Sisters of the Revolution by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer. The story is exactly as you describe, and it's a chilling one. It ends: The voice is sad, gentle, loving, and you want to follow it, but you fight every step, anyway, until Lily and her friend have to drag you past the cages of other dogs, who start barking and ...


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First, according to J.K. Rowling in a Barnes and Noble chat, Riddle was lying: blaise_42 asks: In Chamber of Secrets, Hagrid is supposed to have raised werewolf cubs under his bed. Are these the same kind of werewolves as Professor Lupin? jkrowling_bn: no... Riddle was telling lies about Hagrid, just slandering him So, initially, one may ...


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That connection, which is now an un-avoidable cliché, was made up. However, that belief is so entrenched in the mythology's conventions that it has now become an integral part of it. "Most modern fiction describes werewolves as vulnerable to silver weapons and highly resistant to other injuries. This feature does not appear in stories about werewolves ...


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There is no cure for someone who's already become a werewolf. This passage states that there's no way to cure a werewolf, not necessarily that there's no way to cure a werewolf bite. Humans turn into werewolves only when bitten. There is no known cure, though recent developments in potion-making have to a great extent alleviated the worst symptoms. ...


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Fangface (1978 - 1980) Highly derivative of Scooby-Doo (which was also created by Ruby and Spears) with a bit of the Tasmanian Devil and I Was A Teenage Werewolf thrown in, Fangface features four teenagers — buff and handsome leader Biff, his brainy and beautiful dusky-skinned girlfriend Kim, short, stocky and pugnacious Puggsy and tall, skinny ...


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I believe this might be the movie Wolf with Jack Nicholson, Michelle Pfeiffer & James Spader. Male lead gets wounded by a wolf on the night of a full moon, and he doesn't pay much attention to the wound. After this the male lead's sense of smell is enhanced a lot. Nicholsons character is bitten by a wolf his car strikes while driving at night in ...


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Lupin's werewolf transformations would have interfered with him becoming an Animagus. Becoming an Animagi is a long process which requires things to be done on a daily basis, including nights of a full moon. Talent in both Transfiguration and Potions is necessary to become an Animagus. No responsibility can be taken for any physical or mental problems ...


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That is a really good summary of the "Mercy Thompson" series starter by Patricial Briggs. Patricia Briggs - Wikipedia. Mercedes Thompson is a skin walker raised by werewolves, who runs a one-woman auto mechanic's garage in contemporary Kennewick, Washington. I cannot find my copies right now, so I can't tell you if you want the 1st book or one of ...


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This is Wolf (1994) starring Jack Nicholson, Michelle Pfeiffer and James Spader. Selectively quoting from the synopses on Wikipedia and IMDb: Bitten by a wolf: Will Randall [Nicholson] is bitten by a black wolf he accidentally struck while driving home in Vermont. Enhanced sense of smell: Will [...] that Stewart is having an affair with his wife Charlotte,...


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From the Pottermore Page for Remus Lupin: One development in the wizarding community gave Remus hope: the discovery of the Wolfsbane Potion. While this did not prevent a werewolf losing his human form once a month, it restricted his transformation to that of an ordinary and sleepy wolf. I think it is safe to assume that Lupin would take his wolfsbane ...


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I very much doubt that Tolkien cared greatly about modern ideas of werewolves and especially gaming, comic-book and movie notions of what werewolves are. (If for no other reason than that they hadn't been invented yet!) Older traditions about the supernatural are much less precise and consistent than modern. The ancient traditions were rarely codified and ...


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Roman myths What appears to be the oldest story of a "werewolf" is actually an ancient Roman myth. In 1 AD, Ovid wrote the Metamorphoses, in which there is the tale of King Lycaon (the origin of the word Lycanthrope) who greatly offended the gods by serving human flesh to them. Jupiter punished Lycaon by transforming him into a wolf. This myth lacks modern ...


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Greyback seems to be an unusual case, so his abilities may be atypical. Dumbledore certainly seems surprised at how much of his werewolf traits Greyback retained even when it wasn't a full moon. This shows that the amount of abilities and werewolf traits Greyback are unusually strong in some way, whether that's them being simply stronger than usual, or the ...


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No, there’s no mention of Muggle werewolves gaining magic. Though it is possible for Muggles to become werewolves, there’s no mention of them gaining magical abilities when they do, nor is it mentioned that they become more sensitive to magic. “Once a month, at the full moon, the otherwise sane and normal wizard or Muggle afflicted transforms into a ...


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We have no reason to believe that it wasn't. J.K. Rowling is fond of using double entendre and hidden meaning in names. Many of the names of her characters have their roots in mythology and/or have double meanings. Remus Lupin is one of the most obvious. Remus being one of the twin brothers of Rome's founding (they were supposedly raised by wolves). Lupin is ...


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Could this be Night of the Wolf (1998) by Alice Borchardt? This is the paperback U.K. cover, published in 2000: The summary on Goodreads says: The fearsome legions of Julius Caesar have crushed resistance to Roman rule. Watching the tragic aftermath through yellow eyes afire with curiosity and intelligence is Maeniel, a gray wolf... and a shapeshifter ...


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As is noted in the comment to the question, Sirius had to attack Lupin to protect the kids and the other two men. Remus fought viciously this time because of the reasons Anthony Grist and DVK provide. And Sirius was "bleeding with gashes across his muzzle and back" too. But beyond that, the premises in the question seem to be wrong/confusing. For, ...


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The best canonical evidence I've found is the following (emphasis mine): Werewolves spend most of their time as humans (whether wizard or Muggle). Once a month, however, they transform into savage, four-legged beasts of murderous intent and no human conscience. [...] Once a month, at the full moon, the otherwise sane and normal wizard or Muggle afflicted ...


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Our friend dobby has the right quote: 'I'm sorry Harry, but I had to check,' said Lupin tersely. 'We've been betrayed. Voldemort knew that you were being moved tonight and the only people who could have told him were directly involved in the plan. You might have been an impostor.' 'So why aren' you checkin' me?' panted Hagrid, still struggling to fit ...


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“Moondeath” by Rick Hautala (1980, reprint came out in 2011). The plot involves a man who moves to a new town and starts an affair with the local librarian, then finds out the town council is - like in Jaws - trying to hide the existence of a killer werewolf (linked to a witch).


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"Full Moon High"(1981)? This is just a guess because I've not seen it. I remember seeing the trailer for it though. A teenager goes on a trip to Transylvania with his father and gets bitten by a werewolf. Made ageless, he attempts to put his life back together a couple of decades later by enrolling in high school. The basic premise of the movie is that he ...


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The intrepid TVTropes editor1 is likely referring to this passage from Canto XII, though I would argue they misinterpret it (emphasis mine): But what is this that crawls beside, slinking as if 'twould neath thee hide? Though winged creatures to and fro unnumbered pass here, all I know. I know not this. Stay, vampire, stay! I like not thy kin nor thee. Come, ...


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The phrasing of the first and second quotes reference two different types of cures. The first being that no cure exists for those who are werewolves to be cured of lycanthropy. The second being that there was no cure, at the time, for bites which lead to lycanthropy, but since then cures have been made available. This is affirmed by the third quote, which ...


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It is not just werewolves that have the weakness to silver; many vampires also have this weakness. It appears to be a North American Folklore tradition and is not present in European Folklore Modern vampires that have this weakness include: Blade vampires Discworld Vampires - On the Disc, all the world's vampire legends are true, even the ...


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Not in the movies but in Underworld universe they do have female lycans, before Rise of the Lycan came out, in the novel Blood Enemy there are several female lycans that play a huge role in the story. Grushenka is a character in the non-canon novel Blood Enemy. She is a Lycan who works as a laundress for the Vampires. Grushenka does not exist in the ...


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No. But there are werewolves who are very old, and very powerful - and equivalent to First or even High rank mages (including holding senior positions and being accorded similar respect). One senior Other (Irakly), explicitly says that there are no Higher werewolves, when discussing Hena (see below about him). But that the really old ones are someone to be ...


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