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{{Quote|- it is an old piece of dark magic, the potion that revived me tonight -|[[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort's]] description of the Regeneration Potion|Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire}}
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{{Quote|Bone of the father, unknowingly given, you will renew your son! Flesh of the servant, willingly sacrificed, you will revive your master. Blood of the enemy, forcibly taken, you will resurrect your foe.|[[Peter Pettigrew]] reciting the incantation for the potion's creation.|Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire}}
   
The '''regeneration potion''' is a [[Dark Arts|Dark]] [[Potion]] that restores a wizard whose body has become maimed and disfigured to their true and whole bodily form. The potion requires a [[Cauldron]] large enough for a grown man to sit in as well as three crucial ingredients: bone unknowingly taken from the [[Dark Wizard]]'s father, flesh willingly sacrificed from one of his servants, and the blood forcibly extracted from one of his foes. The remainder of the ingredients, if any besides water are needed, remain unknown.
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The '''Regeneration potion''' is a [[Dark Arts|Dark]] [[potion]] that restores a wizard whose body has become maimed and disfigured to their true and whole bodily form.
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==Overview==
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The potion requires a [[cauldron]] large enough for a grown man to sit in as well as three crucial ingredients: [[bone]] unknowingly taken from the [[Dark Wizard]]'s father, flesh willingly sacrificed from one of his servants, and the blood forcibly extracted from one of his foes. The remainder of the ingredients, if any besides [[water]] are needed, remain unknown.
   
 
==Usage==
 
==Usage==
{{Quote|Bone of the father, unknowingly given, you will renew your son! Flesh of the servant, willingly sacrificed, you will revive your master. Blood of the enemy, forcibly taken, you will resurrect your foe.|[[Peter Pettigrew]] reciting the incantation for the potion's creation.|Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire}}
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===Past===
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{{Quote|- it is an old piece of dark magic, the potion that revived me tonight -|[[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort's]] description of the Regeneration Potion|Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire}}
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As Voldemort noted the potion to be "an old piece of dark magic", it can be inferred that it has been used in the past by other Dark Wizards who suffered bodily damage. Therefore, Voldemort most likely did not invent it.
   
 
===Voldemort's rebirth===
 
===Voldemort's rebirth===
{{quote|The Dark Lord shall rise again!|[[Peter Pettigrew|Wormtail]] as he completed the potion to restore his Master in [[1995]].|Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (film)}}[[File:Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - Lord Voldemort returns part 1 (HD)|thumb|right|300px|Voldemort is reborn]]
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{{Quote|The Dark Lord shall rise again!|[[Peter Pettigrew|Wormtail]] as he completed the potion to restore his Master in [[1995]].|Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (film)}}
   
In [[1994]], Lord Voldemort had [[Peter Pettigrew|Wormtail]] prepare the potion, save for its most crucial ingredients, for his rebirth. While Voldemort had the flesh at hand due to Wormtail's presence and could easily gain access to [[Tom Riddle Sr.|his father]]'s bone from his grave, he wanted [[Harry Potter]]'s blood to rise "greater and more terrible" than when he fell. Through a complex plan, one of Voldemort's [[Death Eaters|loyal servants]], [[Bartemius Crouch Jr.|Barty Crouch Jr.]], managed to send Harry to him. With the three ingredients, Voldemort was able to regain his new body.
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In [[1994]], Lord Voldemort had [[Peter Pettigrew|Wormtail]] prepare the potion, save for its most crucial ingredients, for his rebirth. While Voldemort had the flesh at hand due to Wormtail's presence and could easily gain access to [[Tom Riddle Sr.|his father]]'s bone from his grave, he wanted [[Harry Potter]]'s blood to rise "greater and more terrible" than before his fall. Through a complex plan, one of Voldemort's [[Death Eaters|loyal servants]], [[Bartemius Crouch Jr.|Barty Crouch Jr.]], managed to send Harry to him. With the three ingredients, Voldemort's [[Rudimentary body potion|rudimentary form]] was included into the cauldron, and he was able to regain his new body.
   
The use of Harry's blood in the potion, however, would come to be a mistake as it prevented Voldemort from killing Harry because the blood passed [[Lily Evans|Lily Potter]]'s [[Sacrificial protection|protection]] to Voldemort and anchored Harry to the living world through him, ensuring the Dark Lord's defeat three years later. Voldemort believed that by using Harry's blood, it would allow him to bypass Lily's protection, when in fact it actually strengthened it.
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The use of Harry's blood in the potion, however, would come to be a mistake as it prevented Voldemort from killing Harry because the blood passed [[Lily Evans|Lily Potter]]'s [[Sacrificial protection|protection]] to Voldemort and anchored Harry to the living world through him, ensuring the Dark Lord's defeat three years later. Voldemort believed, out of his lack of understanding [[love]], that by using Harry's blood, it would allow him to bypass Lily's protection, when in fact it actually strengthened it.
   
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==
*In ''[[LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4]]'', Peter Pettigrew used Harry's glasses and cranial bone, most likely to avoid violence. Instead of using a knife, Peter Pettigrew simply takes his hand off. When Voldemort is returning he wears Harry's glasses. Also, Voldemort is sucking a dummy as a baby and lies in a pram. Also, Voldemort rises from the cauldron, but already has his cloak on.
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* In ''[[LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4]]'', Peter Pettigrew used Harry's glasses and Riddle's cranial bone, most likely to avoid violence. Instead of using a knife, Peter Pettigrew simply takes his hand off. When Voldemort is returning he wears Harry's glasses. Also, Voldemort is sucking a dummy as a baby and lies in a pram. Also, Voldemort rises from the cauldron, but already has his cloak on.
*In the [[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire|book]] Voldemort rises from the cauldron. In the [[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (film)|movie]], the cauldron catches fire and melts as Voldemort's body regenerates in mid-air and the cauldron gets Transfigured into a cloak.
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* In the [[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire|novel]], the bone was no more than a trickle of dust raised from Riddle's grave, and Voldemort rises from the cauldron while ordering Wormtail to cloak him. In the [[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (film)|film]], an entire bone that was already dug up was deposited into the cauldron, which catches fire and melts as Voldemort's body regenerates in mid-air and the cauldron's fragments gets Transfigured into a cloak.
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
*''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]'' {{1st}}
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* ''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]'' {{1st}}
*''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (film)]]''
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* ''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (film)]]''
*''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]'' {{Mention}}
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* ''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]'' {{Mention}}
*''[[LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4]]''
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* ''[[LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4]]''
 
 
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Regeneration potion
Potion information
Effect

Helps restore non-corporeal wizards to their bodies

Characteristics
  • Fiery sparks when begun
  • Poisonous blue when the bone is added
  • Burning red when the flesh is added
  • Blinding white becoming steam when blood is added
Difficulty level

Advanced

Known ingredients
"Bone of the father, unknowingly given, you will renew your son! Flesh of the servant, willingly sacrificed, you will revive your master. Blood of the enemy, forcibly taken, you will resurrect your foe."
Peter Pettigrew reciting the incantation for the potion's creation.[src]

The Regeneration potion is a Dark potion that restores a wizard whose body has become maimed and disfigured to their true and whole bodily form.

OverviewEdit

The potion requires a cauldron large enough for a grown man to sit in as well as three crucial ingredients: bone unknowingly taken from the Dark Wizard's father, flesh willingly sacrificed from one of his servants, and the blood forcibly extracted from one of his foes. The remainder of the ingredients, if any besides water are needed, remain unknown.

UsageEdit

PastEdit

"- it is an old piece of dark magic, the potion that revived me tonight -"
Lord Voldemort's description of the Regeneration Potion[src]

As Voldemort noted the potion to be "an old piece of dark magic", it can be inferred that it has been used in the past by other Dark Wizards who suffered bodily damage. Therefore, Voldemort most likely did not invent it.

Voldemort's rebirthEdit

"The Dark Lord shall rise again!"
Wormtail as he completed the potion to restore his Master in 1995.[src]

In 1994, Lord Voldemort had Wormtail prepare the potion, save for its most crucial ingredients, for his rebirth. While Voldemort had the flesh at hand due to Wormtail's presence and could easily gain access to his father's bone from his grave, he wanted Harry Potter's blood to rise "greater and more terrible" than before his fall. Through a complex plan, one of Voldemort's loyal servants, Barty Crouch Jr., managed to send Harry to him. With the three ingredients, Voldemort's rudimentary form was included into the cauldron, and he was able to regain his new body.

The use of Harry's blood in the potion, however, would come to be a mistake as it prevented Voldemort from killing Harry because the blood passed Lily Potter's protection to Voldemort and anchored Harry to the living world through him, ensuring the Dark Lord's defeat three years later. Voldemort believed, out of his lack of understanding love, that by using Harry's blood, it would allow him to bypass Lily's protection, when in fact it actually strengthened it.

Behind the scenesEdit

  • In LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4, Peter Pettigrew used Harry's glasses and Riddle's cranial bone, most likely to avoid violence. Instead of using a knife, Peter Pettigrew simply takes his hand off. When Voldemort is returning he wears Harry's glasses. Also, Voldemort is sucking a dummy as a baby and lies in a pram. Also, Voldemort rises from the cauldron, but already has his cloak on.
  • In the novel, the bone was no more than a trickle of dust raised from Riddle's grave, and Voldemort rises from the cauldron while ordering Wormtail to cloak him. In the film, an entire bone that was already dug up was deposited into the cauldron, which catches fire and melts as Voldemort's body regenerates in mid-air and the cauldron's fragments gets Transfigured into a cloak.

AppearancesEdit

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