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He didn't want Harry to know for 2 main reasons. He couldn't bear Harry knowing he had feelings for his mother because Harry still reminded him of James, whom he despised. This is explained in the book. Snape: "But never - never tell, Dumbledore! This must be between us! Swear it! I cannot bear... especially Potter's son... I want your word!" Harry ...


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In the books, there's absolutely no canon evidence that the ceiling of the Great Hall "reacts to evil". It's simply enchanted to mirror the actual sky outside (a point that is repeated throughout the series); there was a storm - totally unconnected to "Moody" (Barty Crouch Jr. using Polyjuice potion) - raging outside on the first day of term in Harry's ...


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The book is clear. Deathly Hallows Chapter 26: "They know!" whispered Griphook in Harry's ear, "They must have been warned there might be an imposter!" "Your wand will do, madam," said the goblin. He held out a slightly trembling hand, and in a dreadful blast of realization Harry knew that the goblins of Gringotts were aware that Bellatrix's wand ...


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Dobby's previous masters were the Malfoys. Harry freed Dobby from them by tricking Lucius into giving Dobby a sock. As Dobby himself said in Chamber of Secrets: Dobby can only be freed if his master presents him with clothes. So Dobby considers Harry as his savior and best friend, and owes him a debt. That's different from being indebted to him, ...


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Voldemort set out to split his soul in 7. And the last piece of soul remains within him, so in essence, there are 6 Horcruxes to be destroyed. From The Half-Blood Prince: Riddle: Can you only split the soul once? For instance, isn't seven... Slughorn: Seven?! [The book explains this desire further: Seven is a magically powerful number.] Of these ...


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It was not a reindeer but a stag. Harry Potter's patronus is a stag. Harry and Hermione travel back into the time and when they were standing on the other side of the lake and Harry sees that Dementors are sucking the souls of Harry and Sirius, he casts the patronous. This patronous is in the form of a stag. Hence Harry sees a stag on other side of the lake. ...


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It was Harry potter's Patronus. He creates the Patronus for protection from the Dementors. After future Harry came from time travel, he realized during the process that he has to save himself, he created the Patronus to help it past form. From chapter 21 in wikia After two hours, following Lupin's transformation, Harry decides they need to head back to ...


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The Resurrection stone was passed down the Gaunt family line - Voldemort's mother was a Gaunt - and at some point used as the stone in the Gaunt family ring. The ring was one of the items Voldemort turned into a Horcrux, though there's no indication he had any idea what the stone actually was. It was found by Dumbledore in the Gaunt's abandoned shack - ...


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It's not depended on any criteria, it mainly depends on gene A wizard have to born with the magic gene regardless of their parents. You can see it in the harry potter wikia Those born to Muggle families but who are skilled with and have the magic gene are referred to as Muggle-borns. A child born with magic to two Muggle parents is considered a ...


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As Dumbledore explains in the movie: On the night Lord Voldemort went to Godric's Hollow to kill Harry and Lily Potter cast herself between them the curse rebounded. When that happened, a part of Voldemort's soul latched itself onto the only living thing it could find: Harry himself. There 's a reason Harry can speak with snakes. There's a reason ...


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OK, since that other SE question seems to suggest that Rowling never supplied a canonical answer, we'd just have to settle for a plausible explanation: It's a magical snake and a magical school. After all, in the Harry Potter universe, things are impossibly squeezed into smaller things all the time. Remember, for example: That people enter the Ministry of ...


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They had few plans. Plan A: Moody dropped his sacks at his feet and turned to Harry, “As Dedalus probably told you, we had to abandon Plan A. Pius Thicknesse has gone over, which gives us a big problem. He’s made it an imprisonable offense to connect this house to the Floo Network, place a Portkey here, or Apparate in or out. All done int he name of ...


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So the the other Hallows are told to have been items passed down. This was communicated in both movies and the book series. The Invisibility cloak was passed down generation to generation in Harry's family. Before his father died he asked Dumbledore to hold on the cloak for Harry. As for the resurrection stone it was actually merged into a ring that ...


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In addition to Walt's excellent logical analysis, it has to be mentioned that Snape has also spent a great deal of time building an emotional wall and shared little with anyone in order to protect himself. He only felt truly free to share with Lilly, and to a lesser degree Dumbledore, but with everyone else he was on his guard and worried that anything he ...


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He was raised by his maternal grandmother Andromeda with help from his godfather. He began attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in 2009. During his time at Hogwarts Teddy was Sorted into Hufflepuff house and in his seventh year was appointed Head Boy. Check Wikia for more details


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He did, but the scene wasn't included in the movie. After the imposter Moody, Barty Crouch Junior, was kissed (executed) by Dementors, the Minister is looking for Dumbledore and shows up in the infirmary where Harry is recovering from his injuries. At this point, Harry tries to tell him about Voldemort's return and lists all the Death Eaters who Voldemort ...


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When people say you take after a parent, they might mean it in looks as well as character. When they say you have their eyes, though, it might suggest something more. The eyes are the only organ directly connected to the brain and are said to be the window to the soul; they convey many emotions and thus could imply a person's deeper nature. James Potter was ...


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There are no counter curses to block killing curse (Avada Kedavra) but it does not mean that the person at whom the curse is targeted must die. “Not nice,” he said calmly. “Not pleasant. And there’s no counter curse. There’s no blocking it. Only one known person has ever survived it, and he’s sitting right in front of me.” Harry felt his face ...


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Because he had to kill Harry and they were in the way. Some of this is explained in the books. Voldemort had no qualms about killing people when they became obstacles. When James tried to protect his family, Voldemort eliminated him. Lily is a different matter, because Voldemort didn't intend to kill her at first (at Snape's request). However, once he was ...


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They were never supposed to apply the Dementor's Kiss to any of the Hogwarts students. So that Dementor was acting out of line. According to the Harry Potter wikia: They seemed to be particularly attracted to Harry because, due to his miserable childhood and many bad memories, he was particularly vulnerable to their influence. In other words, the ...


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While the broom is thin on its center radius, they often have stirrups, foot rests that require a wide angle of the legs. This wide angle allows for very simple control of a body's position, similar to a competition high speed bike. By, well, spreading his legs, Harry creates a larger area to balance on. This is how motorcycle and dirt bike racers handle ...


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Voldemort and company knew what day Harry was leaving and would be watching. So, why not use random muggles? Even if they did, Voldemort and company would still know that Harry was one of the group leaving the house that day. If they left in a large group as planned, the confusion caused by the Polyjuice potion is practically the same if there are 7 Harrys ...


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Harry's use of the Imperious Curse did appear to addle the Goblin's brain enough that he was killed due to Harry not ordering him out of the way, so maybe if you really stretch it you could make a case for involuntary manslaughter in the real world. As it is though, this is the magical world and Goblins aren't human beings, thus it wasn't illegal for Harry ...


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According the Harry Potter wiki, Edward "Teddy" Lupin was raised by his maternal grandmother, Andromeda Tonks, after the death of his parents in The Battle of Hogwarts. Not much of this is mentioned in the films themselves if I recall, as such a lot of the information will come from the book and/or Pottermore. So no - Harry, Teddy's godfather, did not ...


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This is made clear in the books (which I don't have access to right now in order to provide a quote), but I guess not the movies. Hagrid was inside the Hogwarts castle when the Battle of Hogwarts began. The giant spiders which live in the Forbidden Forest are driven out by Voldemort and his supporters, and attack the castle. Hagrid gets carried off by them ...


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I don't have any hard evidence, but there may be a number of factors that influenced the sudden change in character. The first time we really see Dumbledore as anything more than a kindly old man, and do anything more than general headmaster duties, is during the events of OOTP (Book 5). This was released in June 2003, around half a year after the Chamber ...


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The answer can also be found Here. Following is the accepted answer from there. Voldemort's appearance became more snake-like as he delved deeper into Dark Magic, and his face became more serpentine, which would presumably explain the flattening of his nose. Mention of Voldemort's serpentine appearance is mentioned in every book. It's theorized that ...


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He became a dark wizard when he was in Slytherin, and since he was named after his father muggle he decide to change his name using an anagram "Tom Marvolo Riddle" -> "I am Lord Voldemort" The transformation into his monstrous state is believed to have been the result of creating his Horcruxes and becoming less human as he continued to divide his soul His ...


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According to this site: The Killing Curse has no counter-curse or blocking spell, although the green bolt may be dodged or blocked with solid objects. For instance, Albus Dumbledore once transfigured a statue from the Fountain of Magical Brethren to shield Harry Potter from Voldemort's Killing Curse during the Battle of the Department of ...


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He does. At the beginning of the 6th Movie (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince) Harry is reading a newspaper, in which it briefly shows an article about Lucius Malfoy being sent to Azkaban with a life sentence. He is later broken out of Azkaban, which is why we see him throughout the course of the 7th movie. After the events of the 5th movie (failing ...



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