Wikia

Harry Potter Wiki

Changes: Alastor Moody's hip flask

Edit

Back to page

(Adding categories)
 
(7 intermediate revisions by 4 users not shown)
Line 13: Line 13:
 
==History==
 
==History==
 
{{Dialogue a-b|Seamus Finnigan|What's that he's drinking, do you suppose?|Harry Potter|I don't know, but I don't think it's pumpkin juice.|Harry and Seamus when they see Crouch drinking from the hip flask.|Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (film)}}
 
{{Dialogue a-b|Seamus Finnigan|What's that he's drinking, do you suppose?|Harry Potter|I don't know, but I don't think it's pumpkin juice.|Harry and Seamus when they see Crouch drinking from the hip flask.|Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (film)}}
This flask was stolen by [[Bartemius Crouch Jr.]] in [[1994]] when he was disguised as Moody and was teaching the [[Defence Against the Dark Arts]] class. He used it to hide some [[Polyjuice Potion]], and would drink from it periodically to maintain his disguise. As Moody was well known to drink only from the flask, Crouch was able to take the potion in front of others without arousing suspicions. Over the year, Crouch would refill the flask with the potion until he was exposed, and Albus Dumbledore emptied it onto the floor to show [[Harry Potter]].
+
This flask was stolen by [[Bartemius Crouch Jr.]] in [[1994]] when he was disguised as Moody and was teaching the [[Defence Against the Dark Arts]] class. He used it to hide some [[Polyjuice Potion]], and would drink from it periodically to maintain his disguise. As Moody was well known to drink only from the flask, Crouch was able to take the potion in front of others without arousing suspicions. Over the year, Crouch would refill the flask with the potion periodically, stealing ingredients from [[Severus Snape's storeroom]]. Ultimately, when [[Harry Potter]] returned from [[Rebirth of Tom Riddle|Voldemort's rebirth ceremony]], Crouch forgot his hourly intake in his excitement (ran out in the film adaption), and Albus Dumbledore emptied the flask's content onto the floor to show Harry (in the film adaption, Snape sniffed the empty flask to figure out the contents).
   
 
[[File:Mudistur.jpg|thumb|left|227px|Alastor Moody's with his hip flask.]]
 
[[File:Mudistur.jpg|thumb|left|227px|Alastor Moody's with his hip flask.]]
After the reveal of Barty Crouch, Moody took his flask back and cleaned it from the potion. However, Moody filled it with Polyjuice Potion again in [[1997]] some minutes before the [[Battle of the Seven Potters|Flight over Little Whinging]] as six people had to disguise them as [[Harry Potter]]. After a brief argument with Harry, who was initially refusing to let six people to risk their lives, he reluctantly gave a few strands of his hair to add into the flask to complete the potion, and Moody split the contents into six egg-cup-sized glasses, each for one of the would-be impostors. Moody himself did not drink the potion.
+
After the reveal of Barty Crouch, Moody took his flask back and cleaned it from the potion. However, Moody filled it with Polyjuice Potion again in [[1997]] some minutes before the [[Battle of the Seven Potters|Flight over Little Whinging]] as six people had to disguise them as [[Harry Potter]]. After a brief argument with Harry, who was initially refusing to let six people to risk their lives, he reluctantly gave a few strands of his hair to add into the flask to complete the potion, and Moody split the contents into six [[egg]]-cup-sized glasses, each for one of the would-be impostors. Moody himself did not drink the potion.
   
 
When Moody was killed and his corpse recovered by the [[Death Eaters]], it is unknown what happened to the flask.
 
When Moody was killed and his corpse recovered by the [[Death Eaters]], it is unknown what happened to the flask.
Line 23: Line 23:
 
[[File:NN8419Lh.jpg|thumb|Noble Collection's replica.]]
 
[[File:NN8419Lh.jpg|thumb|Noble Collection's replica.]]
 
* The [[Noble Collection]] sells an exact replica of the flask, for around $30.
 
* The [[Noble Collection]] sells an exact replica of the flask, for around $30.
* In the novel version of ''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]'', Moody simply took out "a flask of what looked like mud", with no mention it was his personal hip-flask, but the [[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1|film version]], the potion came from this specific container.
+
* In the novel version of ''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]'', Moody simply took out "a flask of what looked like mud", with no mention it was his personal hip-flask, but the [[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1|part 1 film adaption]], the potion came from this specific container, with the content not shown due to the non-transparency of the flask.
 
* The film version shows the flask to have the top in the design of a human head with wings, which was not stated in the original novels.
 
* The film version shows the flask to have the top in the design of a human head with wings, which was not stated in the original novels.
   
Line 34: Line 34:
 
[[Category:Personal possessions]]
 
[[Category:Personal possessions]]
 
[[Category:Alastor Moody's possessions|Hip flask]]
 
[[Category:Alastor Moody's possessions|Hip flask]]
  +
[[Category:Polyjuice Potion]]
  +
[[Category:Return of Lord Voldemort]]
  +
[[Category:Battle of the Seven Potters]]

Latest revision as of 08:43, January 9, 2014

Hipflask
Hip flask
Object information
Manufacturer

Alastor Moody (possibly)

Made

After the First Wizarding War

Usage

Hide drinks inside

Owners
"For Moody never does drink except from his hip-flask, he's well known for it."
Albus Dumbledore on Moody's habit with his hip-flask.[src]

This hip flask was owned by Alastor Moody to drink from due to his paranoid fear of being poisoned.

HistoryEdit

Seamus Finnigan: "What's that he's drinking, do you suppose?"
Harry Potter: "I don't know, but I don't think it's pumpkin juice."
— Harry and Seamus when they see Crouch drinking from the hip flask.[src]

This flask was stolen by Bartemius Crouch Jr. in 1994 when he was disguised as Moody and was teaching the Defence Against the Dark Arts class. He used it to hide some Polyjuice Potion, and would drink from it periodically to maintain his disguise. As Moody was well known to drink only from the flask, Crouch was able to take the potion in front of others without arousing suspicions. Over the year, Crouch would refill the flask with the potion periodically, stealing ingredients from Severus Snape's storeroom. Ultimately, when Harry Potter returned from Voldemort's rebirth ceremony, Crouch forgot his hourly intake in his excitement (ran out in the film adaption), and Albus Dumbledore emptied the flask's content onto the floor to show Harry (in the film adaption, Snape sniffed the empty flask to figure out the contents).

Mudistur
Alastor Moody's with his hip flask.
Pol 871Added by Pol 871

After the reveal of Barty Crouch, Moody took his flask back and cleaned it from the potion. However, Moody filled it with Polyjuice Potion again in 1997 some minutes before the Flight over Little Whinging as six people had to disguise them as Harry Potter. After a brief argument with Harry, who was initially refusing to let six people to risk their lives, he reluctantly gave a few strands of his hair to add into the flask to complete the potion, and Moody split the contents into six egg-cup-sized glasses, each for one of the would-be impostors. Moody himself did not drink the potion.

When Moody was killed and his corpse recovered by the Death Eaters, it is unknown what happened to the flask.

Behind the scenesEdit

NN8419Lh
Noble Collection's replica.
  • The Noble Collection sells an exact replica of the flask, for around $30.
  • In the novel version of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Moody simply took out "a flask of what looked like mud", with no mention it was his personal hip-flask, but the part 1 film adaption, the potion came from this specific container, with the content not shown due to the non-transparency of the flask.
  • The film version shows the flask to have the top in the design of a human head with wings, which was not stated in the original novels.

AppearancesEdit

Around Wikia's network

Random Wiki