Wikia

Harry Potter Wiki

Changes: Ink

Edit

Back to page

m ("...used in *conjunction* with quills...")
 
(5 intermediate revisions by 2 users not shown)
Line 10: Line 10:
 
'''Ink''' is a liquid containing dye(s) or natural colouring(s). When it is used, it produces images and texts on various surfaces and media.
 
'''Ink''' is a liquid containing dye(s) or natural colouring(s). When it is used, it produces images and texts on various surfaces and media.
   
Ink is used in conjecture with [[quill]]s to write on [[parchment]]s by [[Wizardkind|wizards and witches]] in the [[wizarding world]] in place of the pens and pencils in the [[Muggle]] world. There are several types of inks, such as [[Azul Marino ink]], various forms and types [[invisible ink]], [[Disappearing Ink]], glow-in-the-dark ink, acidic ink, [[Self-Correcting Ink]] and [[Colour-Change Ink]]. [[Harry Potter]] seemed to prefer a scarlet-coloured ink.<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets]]'' - Chapter 13 (''The Very Secret Diary'')</ref>
+
Ink is used in conjunction with [[quill]]s to write on [[parchment]]s by [[Wizardkind|wizards and witches]] in the [[wizarding world]] in place of the pens and pencils in the [[Muggle]] world. There are several types of inks, such as [[Azul Marino ink]], various forms and types of [[invisible ink]], [[Disappearing Ink]], glow-in-the-dark ink, acidic ink, [[Self-Correcting Ink]], [[Colour-Change Ink]] and [[Everlasting Ink]]. [[Harry Potter]] seemed to prefer a scarlet-coloured ink.<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets]]'' - Chapter 13 (''The Very Secret Diary'')</ref>
   
 
[[File:Inky.png|thumb|left|Tom Riddle's diary leaked ink when it was destroyed.]]
 
[[File:Inky.png|thumb|left|Tom Riddle's diary leaked ink when it was destroyed.]]
As part of its abilities as a [[Horcrux]], [[Tom Riddle's diary]] could absorb ink, and could interpret any messages written in it when it absorbed them. It could also respond to these messages in ink, though it would reabsorb the ink used after a few moments. When it was destroyed by Harry Potter in [[1993]], it leaked a large quantity of ink, similarly to how a human would bleed.
+
As part of its abilities as a [[Horcrux]], [[Tom Riddle's diary]] could absorb ink, and could interpret any messages written in it when it absorbed them. It could also respond to these messages in ink, though it would reabsorb the ink used after a few moments. When it was destroyed by Harry Potter in [[1993]], it leaked a large quantity of ink, similarly to how a human would [[Blood|bleed]].<ref name="CS17">''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets]]'', Chapter 17 - (''The Heir of Slytherin'')</ref>
   
 
[[Peeves]] would often shoot ink pellets at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry|Hogwarts]] students. This would usually only stop with the interruption of angry [[ghosts]] or [[teachers]].
 
[[Peeves]] would often shoot ink pellets at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry|Hogwarts]] students. This would usually only stop with the interruption of angry [[ghosts]] or [[teachers]].
Line 20: Line 20:
 
*In "The [[Black Lake]]" level of ''[[LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4]]'', as [[Harry Potter]] and [[Cedric Diggory]] swim through underwater tunnels, the [[Giant Squid]] cuts through the rock and releases ink, forcing Harry and Cedric to use [[Lumos Solem]] in order to find their way to the end of the tunnels.
 
*In "The [[Black Lake]]" level of ''[[LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4]]'', as [[Harry Potter]] and [[Cedric Diggory]] swim through underwater tunnels, the [[Giant Squid]] cuts through the rock and releases ink, forcing Harry and Cedric to use [[Lumos Solem]] in order to find their way to the end of the tunnels.
 
*Even though it was not on the list of required equipment that was sent out each year, it is presumed that students would have had to buy ink and parchment (enough to last them until the next holidays).
 
*Even though it was not on the list of required equipment that was sent out each year, it is presumed that students would have had to buy ink and parchment (enough to last them until the next holidays).
*In 1995, [[Dolores Umbridge]] had a quill that she made students use in detention but it didn not require any ink as it used the user's own blood and etched whatever is written into the skin.
+
*In 1995, [[Dolores Umbridge]] had a quill which she made students use in detention but it did not require any ink as it used the user's own blood and etched whatever was written into the skin.
 
*[[Magical Regulation 572]] is a rule issued by the [[British Ministry of Magic]] stating that the only ink to be used in examinations is [[Azul Marino ink]]. <ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (film)]]'' - Chapter 23 (''O.W.L.s'')</ref>
 
*[[Magical Regulation 572]] is a rule issued by the [[British Ministry of Magic]] stating that the only ink to be used in examinations is [[Azul Marino ink]]. <ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (film)]]'' - Chapter 23 (''O.W.L.s'')</ref>
*In the wizarding world, ink is not permanent and smudges can easily be erased by using the [[Smudge-removing spell]].
+
*In the wizarding world, ink is not permanent and smudges can easily be erased by using the [[Smudge-removing spell]], with the possible exception of Everlasting Ink.
 
*Though [[Harry Potter]] uses scarlet-coloured ink in the novels, he is seen to use inks of other colours, such as blue or black, in the films.
 
*Though [[Harry Potter]] uses scarlet-coloured ink in the novels, he is seen to use inks of other colours, such as blue or black, in the films.
  +
*The feathers of the [[Augurey]] repel ink, thus making them using as quills.
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==

Latest revision as of 02:23, October 22, 2013

Colour-Change Ink
Ink
Object information
Usage

Writing or drawing on surfaces like parchment.

"Harry uncorked his ink bottle, dipped his quill into it, then held it suspended an inch above the smooth yellowish surface of his parchment, thinking hard..."
Harry Potter preparing to write a letter in ink.[src]

Ink is a liquid containing dye(s) or natural colouring(s). When it is used, it produces images and texts on various surfaces and media.

Ink is used in conjunction with quills to write on parchments by wizards and witches in the wizarding world in place of the pens and pencils in the Muggle world. There are several types of inks, such as Azul Marino ink, various forms and types of invisible ink, Disappearing Ink, glow-in-the-dark ink, acidic ink, Self-Correcting Ink, Colour-Change Ink and Everlasting Ink. Harry Potter seemed to prefer a scarlet-coloured ink.[1]

Inky

Tom Riddle's diary leaked ink when it was destroyed.

As part of its abilities as a Horcrux, Tom Riddle's diary could absorb ink, and could interpret any messages written in it when it absorbed them. It could also respond to these messages in ink, though it would reabsorb the ink used after a few moments. When it was destroyed by Harry Potter in 1993, it leaked a large quantity of ink, similarly to how a human would bleed.[2]

Peeves would often shoot ink pellets at Hogwarts students. This would usually only stop with the interruption of angry ghosts or teachers.

Behind the scenesEdit

  • In "The Black Lake" level of LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4, as Harry Potter and Cedric Diggory swim through underwater tunnels, the Giant Squid cuts through the rock and releases ink, forcing Harry and Cedric to use Lumos Solem in order to find their way to the end of the tunnels.
  • Even though it was not on the list of required equipment that was sent out each year, it is presumed that students would have had to buy ink and parchment (enough to last them until the next holidays).
  • In 1995, Dolores Umbridge had a quill which she made students use in detention but it did not require any ink as it used the user's own blood and etched whatever was written into the skin.
  • Magical Regulation 572 is a rule issued by the British Ministry of Magic stating that the only ink to be used in examinations is Azul Marino ink. [3]
  • In the wizarding world, ink is not permanent and smudges can easily be erased by using the Smudge-removing spell, with the possible exception of Everlasting Ink.
  • Though Harry Potter uses scarlet-coloured ink in the novels, he is seen to use inks of other colours, such as blue or black, in the films.
  • The feathers of the Augurey repel ink, thus making them using as quills.

AppearancesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - Chapter 13 (The Very Secret Diary)
  2. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Chapter 17 - (The Heir of Slytherin)
  3. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (film) - Chapter 23 (O.W.L.s)

Around Wikia's network

Random Wiki