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What does Ravenclaw mean by being clever?
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People are sorted into Ravenclaw if they prize wisdom. It can vary if they're actually smart or not but if you value brains over courage you'll probably be in Ravenclaw, Hermione was sorted into ...

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What happened to Pius Thicknesse after his misfortunate term as the Minister?
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We don't know It was never explicitly stated that he died in the books so we can assume that he continued his life after he was removed from being under the Imperius curse. Aberforth Stunning ...

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How many books did Gilderoy Lockhart write?
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We know about 10 Here is a list of Gilderoy Lockhart's (known) published works. Magical Me Gilderoy Lockhart's Guide to Household Pests Break with a Banshee Gadding with Ghouls Holidays with Hags ...

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Why did Hagrid live in a hut?
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The location was ideal for a Gamekeeper. Also, it suits Hagrid's quirks and his large size. Here are a few quotes from Pottermore Wizarding World: As anyone with a bit of property know-how will tell ...

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Why are energy weapons seen as more acceptable in children's shows than guns that fire bullets?
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It really depends on the producer, but it's most commonly viewed as distasteful because of the idea that children might imitate what they see in the cartoon. This trope is a fairly cyclical one, ...

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Book with an itinerant protagonist who is attacked by a floating head
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The Art of Arrow Cutting by Stephen Dedman. Michelangelo Magistrale, aka Mage, (and how's that for a name!) is a young drifter in a small Canadian town, on his way to wherever the Greyhound will take ...

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In Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, what did the Ministry do to increase the security at Hogwarts?
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Possibly more protective charms were put up. When Harry gets off the train Tonks takes him to the entrance of Hogwarts and they have a conversation in which Tonks mentions the security. "I could ...

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Is there an Australian magic school in the Potterverse?
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Evanna Lynch revealed one in the HP celebration of 2016. What if I told you that there are Wizarding Schools in Africa, Brazil, Australia, Russia, and other secret locations? So this evening, for the ...

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Why were the members of the DA so easily captured by the inquisitorial squad?
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They were taken by physical force and/or simply surprised. If they had gotten involved in a physical fight while they were unprepared they would have probably lost. There was silence in the office ...

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Are Squibs witches/wizards with a disability?
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Squibs have little to no Magical powers but they are born to at least one magical parent, Humans with little or no magical talent born into wizarding families-Squibs - Pottermore They can access ...

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What is Aunt Muriel's maiden name?
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We don't know: Her surname is unknown. It may be Prewett, but only if she is related to Molly on her father's side. - Muriel - Harry Potter Wikia There's also no reference to her surname on ...

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Why does Dumbledore die in a way that portrays him as weak?
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He didn't care I think there were several different reasons that he chose to die, first, this might be a minor one and possibly nonexistent but he was greedy and chose to die to rid himself of the ...

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Does the Yule ball take place every year or only during the Triwizard tournament?
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It's only during the Triwizard tournament. If there were any other kind of annual ball they would most probably already have dress robes.

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Are there other half-breeds in Harry Potter?
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There are various examples of Half-Breeds. Part Veela First off, Fleur Delacour and her sister Gabrielle are Half Veela. Fleur is part Veela, and therefore possesses some of their magical powers.- ...

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Are there any magical plants mainly used for food purposes?
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Probably. I have stumbled across several plants that may or may not be magical but certainly aren't used in Muggle cuisine. Fruit preserve jars contain Crazyberry Jam, Forbidden Forest Blossom Honey, ...

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Does wandcore or element affect a wand's ability?
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Yes, wandcores do affect the wands abilities. Unicorn Hair Produces the most consistent magic. Unicorn hair generally produces the most consistent magic, and is least subject to fluctuations and ...

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Does Lena suspect Supergirl's identity?
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No. There was an interview in which the executive producer Andrew Kreisberg and he confirmed that Lena does not know. In the wake of the Supergirl season 2 finale, and the discovery that Cat Grant ...

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What are the names of the three brothers in the Deathly Hallows tale?
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Antioch, Cadmus and Ignotus. We don't know how they got the Hallows but we do know for certain that it was these three brothers who were in the story. Three legendary objects owned and likely created ...

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Was the Triwizard Tournament continued?
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Unclear. In the Pottermore article nothing is mentioned about it stopping. After some, er, accidents (all three champions were injured in 1792), the contest petered out. That was until its revival ...

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Is the name Rookwood in any way special?
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There doesn't seem to be a hidden meaning. The name Rookwood belongs to the early history of Britain, it's origins lie with the Anglo-Saxons. It is a product of their having lived in a wooded area ...

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If you are scared of food and encounter at a Boggart, would that Boggart be edible?
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Boggarts are shape-shifters. They just change form, their actual composition doesn't change. A Boggart is a shape-shifting creature that will assume the form of whatever most frightens the person who ...

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How could the Room of Requirement create the tunnel to the Hog's Head?
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Its possible Hogsmeade was in some of Hogwarts' new protective enchantments. In the seventh book when the trio dissaparate into Hogsmeade we see that it was at least inside some of Hogwarts' ...

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Why did Dumbledore allow Alastor Moody to join the reconstituted Order of the Phoenix (in book 5)?
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Even though he was slightly eccentric towards the end of the books, he was unflinchingly loyal and was always cautious. Here are some quotes about Mad-Eye's devotion and experience when it came to ...

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Do House-Elves genuinely enjoy serving a family and love them or would they rather be free
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House elves were born into servitude to witches and wizards, so I suspect that freedom is something that isn't tangible, it is mysterious, and like humans, house elves are afraid of the unknown. Since ...

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Where was Alastor Moody in Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince?
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Unclear. We do know that not everybody at the funeral took part in the battle, some of them just came for Dumbledore. An extraordinary assortment of people had already settled into half of the ...

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What is the difference between Diffindo and Sectumsempra?
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Sectumsempra is just more powerful. I found an interesting Quora post on this and it seems relevant enough so here goes... Sectumsempra is extremely similar to a severing charm named Diffindo. Here's ...

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Are American witches and wizards forbidden to use magic before Ilvermorny?
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Before the repeal of Rappaport's Law students weren't allowed wands outside of school. Until the 1965 repeal of Rappaport’s Law, which enforced very strict conformity with the Statute of Secrecy, no ...

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Is Alastor Moody considered to be the Deputy Leader of the Order of the Phoenix?
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No, all of the orders members could have helped lead at some point before or after Dumbledore's death, there was no set leader. I'm mainly gathering this from a Pottermore quote i found about Mad-Eye, ...

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Why wasn't the Room of Requirement used more often?
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Not everybody knew about it We know that some of the teachers knew about it: "The Room of Requirement," repeated Harry. "Were you trying to get in there?" "I - well - I didn't know students knew ...

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How Accurate is Rita Skeeter?
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If she had payed enough attention and at the time was an animagus then we can assume that deep down in that statement there is some truth. She always seems to tell the truth although she does twist it ...

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