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|made=Pre [[1940s|1947]]
 
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|length=9 1/2 in.
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|characteristics=Stiff, incredible with Transfiguration}}
 
|characteristics=Stiff, incredible with Transfiguration}}
The '''wand''' of [[Minerva McGonagall]] is 9 1/2 in. and made of [[fir]] with a [[dragon heartstring]] [[Wand core|core]]. McGonagall has been able to perform very powerful and advanced magic with this wand, such as in the [[Battle of Hogwarts]]. Like most [[Wizards|wizards and witches]] in [[Great Britain]], she likely purchased it at the age of eleven before beginning her education at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]] in [[1940s|1947]].
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[[Minerva McGonagall|'''Minerva McGonagall''']]'''<nowiki>'s wand</nowiki>''' is 9 1/2" long, made of [[fir]] , and had a [[dragon heartstring]] [[Wand core|core]].The wand is utmost suitable for [[Transfiguration]], proven by its owner, who teaches the subject and who's an [[animagus]] herself. This wand was also manufactured by [[Garrick Ollivander]].
   
The wand is utmost suitable for [[Transfiguration]], proven by its owner, who teaches the subject and who's an [[animagus]] herself.
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==History==
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This wand was purchased at [[Ollivanders Wand Shop]] by Minerva before she began her education at [[Hogwarts School_of_Witchcraft_and_Wizardry|Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.]] This wand later proved itself useful for [[Transfiguration]], when she became an [[Animagus]] and eventually went on to teach the subject of Transfiguration.
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It can be assumed she wielded this wand throughout the [[First Wizarding War]], while being a member of the [[Order of the Phoenix]].
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McGonagall has been able to perform very powerful and advanced magic with this wand, such as in the [[Battle of Hogwarts]], when she was able to conjure Patronuses and while duelling numerous [[Death Eaters]] throughout the first and second stages of the battle.
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She most likely continued to use this wand after the final battle, during her time as headmistress of Hogwarts and into her retirement as well.
   
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==
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*In the film adaptations the wand is one of the few that has had a consistent design throughout all the films in the series. But, some websites show that the wand did not have a sphere-like handle, which a smooth rod replace it in the first two films.
 
*In the film adaptations the wand is one of the few that has had a consistent design throughout all the films in the series. But, some websites show that the wand did not have a sphere-like handle, which a smooth rod replace it in the first two films.
 
*If one is to look closely at the glass cabinet on [[Garrick Ollivander]]'s counter in the [[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (film)|film adaptation]] of ''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]'', a wand that looks exactly like Minerva McGonagall's wand is visible. This suggests that even in the first two films the wands were made of resin.
 
*If one is to look closely at the glass cabinet on [[Garrick Ollivander]]'s counter in the [[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (film)|film adaptation]] of ''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]'', a wand that looks exactly like Minerva McGonagall's wand is visible. This suggests that even in the first two films the wands were made of resin.
*The film version of Minerva's wand is significantly larger than its book counterpart, about 7 inches longer.
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*Fir wands are stated to align to wizards who are particularly suited to Transfiguration, and who have a tendency to survive "mortal peril". McGonagall was [[Transfiguration (class)|Transfiguration]] [[Professor]] at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]], and, in [[1996]], survived three simultaneous [[Stunning Spell]]s taken to the chest with only a brief stint in [[St Mungo's Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries]] despite her age at the time. She also survived the whole of the [[Second Wizarding War]], including the [[Battle of Hogwarts]], despite being a prime target due to her close association with [[Albus Dumbledore]].
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
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[[fr:Baguette de Minerva McGonagall]]
 
[[ru:Палочка Минервы Макгонагалл]]
 
[[ru:Палочка Минервы Макгонагалл]]
 
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Latest revision as of 00:52, December 8, 2014

ProfMinervaMcGonagallwandNN8290
Minerva McGonagall's wand
History information
Made

Pre 1947

Master(s)

Minerva McGonagall

Owner(s)

Minerva McGonagall

Material information
Wood

Fir

Core

Dragon heartstring

Length

9 1/2"

Characteristics

Stiff, incredible with Transfiguration

Minerva McGonagall's wand is 9 1/2" long, made of fir , and had a dragon heartstring core.The wand is utmost suitable for Transfiguration, proven by its owner, who teaches the subject and who's an animagus herself. This wand was also manufactured by Garrick Ollivander.

HistoryEdit

This wand was purchased at Ollivanders Wand Shop by Minerva before she began her education at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. This wand later proved itself useful for Transfiguration, when she became an Animagus and eventually went on to teach the subject of Transfiguration.

It can be assumed she wielded this wand throughout the First Wizarding War, while being a member of the Order of the Phoenix.

McGonagall has been able to perform very powerful and advanced magic with this wand, such as in the Battle of Hogwarts, when she was able to conjure Patronuses and while duelling numerous Death Eaters throughout the first and second stages of the battle.

She most likely continued to use this wand after the final battle, during her time as headmistress of Hogwarts and into her retirement as well.

Behind the scenesEdit

AppearancesEdit

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Minerva McGonagall, her wand drawn, during the Battle of Hogwarts in 1998.

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McGonagall with her wand drawn.

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