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{{Quote|Whether it had been built that way, or because he had used magical trickery to make it so, Slughorn's office was much larger than the usual teacher's study.|[[Harry Potter]]|Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince}}
 
{{Quote|Whether it had been built that way, or because he had used magical trickery to make it so, Slughorn's office was much larger than the usual teacher's study.|[[Harry Potter]]|Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince}}
   
[[Horace Slughorn]]'s '''office''' is located on [[Hogwarts Castle]]'s Sixth floor. Fairly roomy, this office included a fireplace with two large sofas surrounding it, a round dinner table big enough to sit ten people and access to a private balcony. It had enough space to hold a [[Slug Club Christmas party|Christmas party]]. <ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]'' - Chapter 15 (''The Unbreakable Vow'')</ref><ref>Also, the room has two entrance doors, with at least one connecting to the sixth floor. </ref>
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[[Horace Slughorn]]'s '''office''' is located on [[Hogwarts Castle]]'s Sixth floor. Fairly roomy, this office included a fireplace with two large sofas surrounding it, a round dinner table big enough to sit ten people and access to a private balcony. It had enough space to hold a [[Slug Club Christmas party|Christmas party]].<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]'' - Chapter 15 (''The Unbreakable Vow'')</ref><ref>Also, the room has two entrance doors, with at least one connecting to the sixth floor.</ref>
 
==History==
 
==History==
 
===Under Horace Slughorn===
 
===Under Horace Slughorn===
 
[[File:Slughorn.JPG|thumb|left|[[Harry]] with Slughorn in his office after a [[Slug Club]] party.]]
 
[[File:Slughorn.JPG|thumb|left|[[Harry]] with Slughorn in his office after a [[Slug Club]] party.]]
   
During his second tenure as [[Potions master]], [[Horace Slughorn]] demanded the use of this office, not wanting the same office he occupied during his first tenure, calling it a "[[water]] closet". It was in this office [[Horace Slughorn|Slughorn]] held dinner parties with his newly-reinstated [[Slug Club]]. More notably, this office held a [[Slug Club Christmas party|Christmas party]] on [[20 December]], [[1996]].
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During his second tenure as [[Potions master]], [[Horace Slughorn]] demanded the use of this office, not wanting the same office he occupied during his first tenure, calling it a "[[water]] closet". It was in this office [[Horace Slughorn|Slughorn]] held dinner parties with his newly reinstated [[Slug Club]]. More notably, this office held a [[Slug Club Christmas party|Christmas party]] on [[20 December]], [[1996]].
   
On [[1 March]], [[1997]], Harry brought [[Ronald Weasley|Ron]], who had accidently consumed several of [[Romilda Vane]]'s [[Love Potion]] spiked [[Chocolate Cauldrons]] thinking they had been given to him as a gift for his [[Ronald Weasley's seventeenth birthday|seventeeth birthday]] to the office so that Professor Slughorn could provied them with a [[Love Potion Antidote]].<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]''- Chapter 18(''Birthday Surprise'')</ref> After asking if the potion had had time to strengthen, Slughorn was able to brew a proper antidote.
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On [[1 March]], [[1997]], Harry brought [[Ronald Weasley|Ron]], who had accidently consumed several of [[Romilda Vane]]'s [[Love Potion]] spiked [[Chocolate Cauldrons]] thinking they had been given to him as a gift for his [[Ronald Weasley's seventeenth birthday|seventeenth birthday]] to the office so that Professor Slughorn could provide them with a [[Love Potion Antidote]].<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]''- Chapter 18(''Birthday Surprise'')</ref> After asking if the potion had had time to strengthen, Slughorn was able to brew a proper antidote.
   
 
[[File:Slughron25.jpg|thumb|Slughorn inquiring about the characteristics of the consumed love potion.]]
 
[[File:Slughron25.jpg|thumb|Slughorn inquiring about the characteristics of the consumed love potion.]]
   
After taking the antidote, Slughorn shared a glass of [[Mead|oak-matured mead]], with them as a pick-up for Ron as the effects of the love potion wore off. However, the mead had been posioned by [[Madam Rosmerta]] who had been under the influence of the [[Imperius Curse]] by [[Draco Malfoy]] as part of his plan to [[Plot to assassinate Albus Dumbledore|assassiante]] Dumbledore.<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]''- Chapter 27 (''The Lighting-Struck Tower'')</ref> Harry was able to save Ron's life by the use of a [[Bezoar]] to counteract the posion as he had read in the [[Severus Snape's copy of Advanced Potion-Making|Half-Blood Prince's copy of Advanced Potion-Making.]]<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]'' - Chapter 18 (''Birthday Surprise'')</ref>
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After taking the antidote, Slughorn shared a glass of [[Mead|oak-matured mead]], with them as a pick-up for Ron as the effects of the love potion wore off. However, the mead had been poisoned by [[Madam Rosmerta]] who had been under the influence of the [[Imperius Curse]] by [[Draco Malfoy]] as part of his plan to [[Plot to assassinate Albus Dumbledore|assassinate]] Dumbledore.<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]''- Chapter 27 (''The Lighting-Struck Tower'')</ref> Harry was able to save Ron's life by the use of a [[Bezoar]] to counteract the poison as he had read in the [[Severus Snape's copy of Advanced Potion-Making|Half-Blood Prince's copy of Advanced Potion-Making.]]<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]'' - Chapter 18 (''Birthday Surprise'')</ref>
   
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==
*In the [[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (film)|film adaptation]] of ''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]'', Slughorn makes a point of the office being large immediately after he agrees to return to Hogwarts. However, in the novel, this is not adressed until [[Harry Potter]] visits it during the [[Slug Club]] [[Slug Club Christmas party|Christmas Party]], and no mention of the office once belonging to Professor Merrythought is made.
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*In the [[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (film)|film adaptation]] of ''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]'', Slughorn makes a point of the office being large immediately after he agrees to return to Hogwarts. However, in the novel, this is not addressed until [[Harry Potter]] visits it during the [[Slug Club]] [[Slug Club Christmas party|Christmas Party]], and no mention of the office once belonging to Professor Merrythought is made.
 
*In the video game and film adaption of ''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]'', this office is shown to have a balcony, but its whereabouts on the outside of the castle is unknown.
 
*In the video game and film adaption of ''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]'', this office is shown to have a balcony, but its whereabouts on the outside of the castle is unknown.
 
*The set used for this office is a redress of the set that served as the [[Trophy Room]] in the [[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (film)|film adaptation]] of ''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]''. The same set also served as the [[Room of Requirement]] in the [[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (film)|film adaptation]] of ''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]''.
 
*The set used for this office is a redress of the set that served as the [[Trophy Room]] in the [[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (film)|film adaptation]] of ''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]''. The same set also served as the [[Room of Requirement]] in the [[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (film)|film adaptation]] of ''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]''.
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Latest revision as of 19:01, July 10, 2014

Slughorn's Second office
Horace Slughorn's office
Location information
Location

Sixth Floor Corridor, Hogwarts Castle, Scotland, Great Britain

Owner(s)

Professor Horace Slughorn

Permanent residents

Professor Horace Slughorn

"Whether it had been built that way, or because he had used magical trickery to make it so, Slughorn's office was much larger than the usual teacher's study."
Harry Potter[src]

Horace Slughorn's office is located on Hogwarts Castle's Sixth floor. Fairly roomy, this office included a fireplace with two large sofas surrounding it, a round dinner table big enough to sit ten people and access to a private balcony. It had enough space to hold a Christmas party.[1][2]

HistoryEdit

Under Horace SlughornEdit

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Harry with Slughorn in his office after a Slug Club party.

During his second tenure as Potions master, Horace Slughorn demanded the use of this office, not wanting the same office he occupied during his first tenure, calling it a "water closet". It was in this office Slughorn held dinner parties with his newly reinstated Slug Club. More notably, this office held a Christmas party on 20 December, 1996.

On 1 March, 1997, Harry brought Ron, who had accidently consumed several of Romilda Vane's Love Potion spiked Chocolate Cauldrons thinking they had been given to him as a gift for his seventeenth birthday to the office so that Professor Slughorn could provide them with a Love Potion Antidote.[3] After asking if the potion had had time to strengthen, Slughorn was able to brew a proper antidote.

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Slughorn inquiring about the characteristics of the consumed love potion.

After taking the antidote, Slughorn shared a glass of oak-matured mead, with them as a pick-up for Ron as the effects of the love potion wore off. However, the mead had been poisoned by Madam Rosmerta who had been under the influence of the Imperius Curse by Draco Malfoy as part of his plan to assassinate Dumbledore.[4] Harry was able to save Ron's life by the use of a Bezoar to counteract the poison as he had read in the Half-Blood Prince's copy of Advanced Potion-Making.[5]

Behind the scenesEdit

AppearancesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince - Chapter 15 (The Unbreakable Vow)
  2. Also, the room has two entrance doors, with at least one connecting to the sixth floor.
  3. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince- Chapter 18(Birthday Surprise)
  4. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince- Chapter 27 (The Lighting-Struck Tower)
  5. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince - Chapter 18 (Birthday Surprise)


Hogwarts Castle
Locations on the sixth floor

Classroom 6A · Classroom 6B · Corridor · Disused bathroom · East Wing · Empty classroom · Floor 6 Bonus · Glanmore Peakes' Corridor · Horace Slughorn's office · Room of Rewards · Storeroom · Writing Supplies Room

Portraits, statues and other artwork located on the sixth floor

Damara Dodderidge · Edgar Stroulger · Edessa Sakndenberg · Glanmore Peakes · Selina Sapworthy · Skeleton in a top hat · Portrait in storeroom · Temeritus Shanks · Vindictus Viridian · Wendelin the Weird


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