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[[File:Black Fire Potion.jpg|thumb|200px|right|A small flask containing some ice potion.]]
 
{{Quote|Danger lies before you, while safety lies behind,<br>Two of us will help you, whichever you would find,<br>One among us seven will let you move ahead,<br>Another will transport the drinker back instead.|The potions riddle.|Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone}}
 
 
The '''Ice potion''' is a [[potion]] used to move through [[black flames]] unscathed. Effect-wise, it is similar to the [[purple fire potion]]: it makes the drinker feel an icy surface surrounding him or her, and provides protection for going through the flames safely. This potion was seen as part of a seven-bottle riddle set by [[Professor]] [[Severus Snape]], which was used to guard the [[Philosopher's Stone]], and allows the drinker to continue forward to the [[Philosopher's Stone chambers#Seventh Obstacle|final chamber]], where the Stone is hidden. This potion was placed in the bottle on the far left.<ref name="ps16">''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]'', Chapter 16 (''Through the Trapdoor'')</ref>
 
 
==Known Uses==
 
{{Quote|It was indeed as though ice was flooding his body. He put the bottle down and walked forward; he braced himself, saw the black flames licking his body, but couldn't feel them...|Description of the potion's effect|Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone}}
 
 
Near the end of the [[1991–1992 school year]] at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry|Hogwarts]], [[Quirinus Quirrell]] took the potion and proceeded to the final chamber. He was soon followed by [[Harry Potter]], after [[Hermione Granger]] identified which bottle contained the correct potion to allow him to proceed.<ref name="ps16" />
 
 
==See Also==
 
*[[Philosopher's Stone]]
 
*[[Philosopher's Stone chambers#Sixth Obstacle|Philosopher's Stone Chambers]]
 
*[[Purple fire potion]]
 
*[[Severus Snape]]
 
 
==Appearances==
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]''
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (film)]]'' {{Comment|DVD 2 - ''Special Features''}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (video game)]]''
 
 
==Notes and references==
 
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[[Category:Fire-based potions]]
 
[[Category:Fire-based potions]]
 
[[Category:Underground Chambers]]
 
[[Category:Underground Chambers]]

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