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*[[Nymphadora Tonks]] (possibly)
 
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*Several unnamed [[Death Eaters]]
 
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This '''skirmish''' was one of the conflicts that took place during the [[Battle of Hogwarts]]. After [[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]] and his [[Death Eaters]] managed to break the protective enchantments around [[Hogwarts Castle]] at midnight of [[2 May]], [[1998]], the [[Death Eaters|Death Eater]] forces led their attack toward the Castle. While opening fire against the [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry|Hogwarts]] forces stationed at the [[Viaduct Courtyard]], a [[Death Eaters|Death Eater]] managed to blast part of the [[The Quad battlements|battlements]] by [[The Quad]], and break into the [[Catwalks by the Quad battlements|catwalks]] inside, where [[Order of the Phoenix]] members worked spells.
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This '''skirmish''' was one of the conflicts that took place during the [[Battle of Hogwarts]]. After [[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]] and his [[Death Eaters]] broke the protective enchantments around [[Hogwarts Castle]] at midnight of [[2 May]], [[1998]].
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The [[Death Eaters|Death Eater]] forces led their attack toward the Castle. While opening fire against the [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry|Hogwarts]] forces stationed at the [[Viaduct Courtyard]], a [[Death Eaters|Death Eater]] managed to blast part of the [[The Quad battlements|battlements]] by [[The Quad]], and break into the [[Catwalks by the Quad battlements|catwalks]] inside, where [[Order of the Phoenix]] members worked spells.
   
 
==History==
 
==History==
===Background===
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===Background information ===
 
After [[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]] and the [[Death Eaters]] managed to break the protective enchantments around [[Hogwarts Castle]], the [[Battle of Hogwarts]] began. While the [[giant]]s [[Onslaught at the Viaduct|struggled]] with the [[Piertotum Locomotor|betwitched]] [[Suit of armour|suits of armour]] in the [[Viaduct]], the [[Death Eaters]] started casting curses at the [[Viaduct Courtyard]] and at the [[The Quad battlements|battlements]] around [[The Quad]].<ref name="DHpt2">''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2]]''</ref>
 
After [[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]] and the [[Death Eaters]] managed to break the protective enchantments around [[Hogwarts Castle]], the [[Battle of Hogwarts]] began. While the [[giant]]s [[Onslaught at the Viaduct|struggled]] with the [[Piertotum Locomotor|betwitched]] [[Suit of armour|suits of armour]] in the [[Viaduct]], the [[Death Eaters]] started casting curses at the [[Viaduct Courtyard]] and at the [[The Quad battlements|battlements]] around [[The Quad]].<ref name="DHpt2">''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2]]''</ref>
 
[[File:Arthur_weasley_duel.gif|thumb|left|315px|[[Arthur Weasley]] [[duel]]ling the [[Death Eaters|Death Eater]].]]
 
   
 
===The skirmish===
 
===The skirmish===
As part of the battlements shattered, a [[Death Eaters|Death Eater]] managed to [[Apparition|Apparate]] into the [[Catwalks by the Quad battlements|set of catwalks]] on which [[Order of the Phoenix]] members aimed [[spell]]s. The Death Eater shot a [[Killing Curse]], killing [[Unidentified wizard killed at the Quad battlements|a wizard]], and then started [[duel]]ling with [[Arthur Weasley]]. As another [[Death Eaters|Death Eater]] tried to [[Apparition|Apparate]] through one of the windows, [[Kingsley Shacklebolt]] shot [[Momentum-reversing spell|a spell that made him freeze in mid-air and shot back through the window]].<ref name="DHpt2"/>
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[[File:Tumblr_n4afunNcf51qg4gkko7_250.gif|frame|left|[[Arthur Weasley]] and [[Kingsley]] dueling [[Death Eaters]] during the battle]]As part of the battlements shattered, a [[Death Eaters|Death Eater]] managed to [[Apparition|Apparate]] into the [[Catwalks by the Quad battlements|set of catwalks]] on which [[Order of the Phoenix]] members aimed [[spell]]s. The Death Eater shot a [[Killing Curse]], killing [[Unidentified wizard killed at the Quad battlements|a wizard]], and then started [[duel]]ling with [[Arthur Weasley]]. As another [[Death Eaters|Death Eater]] tried to [[Apparition|Apparate]] through one of the windows, [[Kingsley Shacklebolt]] shot [[Momentum-reversing spell|a spell that made him freeze in mid-air and shot back through the window]].<ref name="DHpt2"/>
 
[[File:Momentum-reversing spell.gif|thumb|right|300px|[[Kingsley Shacklebolt]] casts a [[momentum-reversing spell]].]]
 
 
===Aftermath===
 
===Aftermath===
 
Apparently, the [[Order of the Phoenix]] side managed to hold the Death Eaters, as they did not seem to have managed to penetrate the Castle.<ref name="DHpt2"/> This was until the [[Death Eaters]] led their giants to the [[north battlements]] and [[Skirmish at the north battlements|breached in]].<ref name="DH31">''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]'' - Chapter 31 (''The Battle of Hogwarts'')</ref>
 
Apparently, the [[Order of the Phoenix]] side managed to hold the Death Eaters, as they did not seem to have managed to penetrate the Castle.<ref name="DHpt2"/> This was until the [[Death Eaters]] led their giants to the [[north battlements]] and [[Skirmish at the north battlements|breached in]].<ref name="DH31">''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]'' - Chapter 31 (''The Battle of Hogwarts'')</ref>
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*In the [[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2|second part of the film adaptation]] of ''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]'' this skirmish seems to have replaced [[Skirmish at the north battlements|a skirmish]] that took place at the [[North battlements|north battlements]], featured in the novel.
 
*In the [[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2|second part of the film adaptation]] of ''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]'' this skirmish seems to have replaced [[Skirmish at the north battlements|a skirmish]] that took place at the [[North battlements|north battlements]], featured in the novel.
 
*In the [[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (video game)|video game adaptation]] of ''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2]]'', [[Harry Potter]], [[Hermione Granger]] and [[Ronald Weasley]] make their way to the [[Boathouse]] through the battlements as the Death Eaters arrive there.
 
*In the [[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (video game)|video game adaptation]] of ''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2]]'', [[Harry Potter]], [[Hermione Granger]] and [[Ronald Weasley]] make their way to the [[Boathouse]] through the battlements as the Death Eaters arrive there.
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*The Death Eater who blowed away by Kingsley Shackerbolt might be Jugson.
   
 
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Skirmish at the Quad battlements
Part of the Battle of Hogwarts
Date

2 May, 1998

Location

The Quad battlements and catwalks, Hogwarts Castle, Scotland

Result

The Death Eater forces breach The Quad battlements and catwalks.

Combatants
Casualties
  • 2 Death Eaters (most likely the one killed by Kingsley and the other that duelled Arthur)

This skirmish was one of the conflicts that took place during the Battle of Hogwarts. After Lord Voldemort and his Death Eaters broke the protective enchantments around Hogwarts Castle at midnight of 2 May, 1998.

The Death Eater forces led their attack toward the Castle. While opening fire against the Hogwarts forces stationed at the Viaduct Courtyard, a Death Eater managed to blast part of the battlements by The Quad, and break into the catwalks inside, where Order of the Phoenix members worked spells.

HistoryEdit

Background information Edit

After Lord Voldemort and the Death Eaters managed to break the protective enchantments around Hogwarts Castle, the Battle of Hogwarts began. While the giants struggled with the betwitched suits of armour in the Viaduct, the Death Eaters started casting curses at the Viaduct Courtyard and at the battlements around The Quad.[1]

The skirmishEdit

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Arthur Weasley and Kingsley dueling Death Eaters during the battle

As part of the battlements shattered, a Death Eater managed to Apparate into the set of catwalks on which Order of the Phoenix members aimed spells. The Death Eater shot a Killing Curse, killing a wizard, and then started duelling with Arthur Weasley. As another Death Eater tried to Apparate through one of the windows, Kingsley Shacklebolt shot a spell that made him freeze in mid-air and shot back through the window.[1]

AftermathEdit

Apparently, the Order of the Phoenix side managed to hold the Death Eaters, as they did not seem to have managed to penetrate the Castle.[1] This was until the Death Eaters led their giants to the north battlements and breached in.[2]

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AppearancesEdit

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