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Right some one needs to be montering the featerd articals beacse its twice in a row they have not been changed we shold be on dobby by now until the 10th of mayDarth Vader601 11:19, 3 May 2009 (UTC)

We also need some spell cheakingDarth Vader601 11:19, 3 May 2009 (UTC)

I agree completely Gryff23 17:55, 8 May 2009 (UTC)

Main page

An advertisement is covering part of the content of the main page. Someone please fix it. SCG147 Tawk 20:12, 14 May 2009 (UTC)

It shouldn't be. Also, we do not hvae any control over the advertisements on the Wiki at all, that's all up to Wikia. I'll check it out though: did you see it as logged in or anonymous? What internet browser (and version) do you use? -- DarkJedi613 (Talk) 20:34, 14 May 2009 (UTC)
I have a similar problem as SCG147, when I'm using a resolution of 1024x768 px (notebook screen). Then the topmost box, "Welcome to the Harry Potter Wiki ...", is partways covered by the ad on the right side (I'll make a screenshot of it later to show the problem). And the browser is Mozilla Firefox. --Purzel 10:24, 26 May 2009 (UTC)
I see how its a problem for smaller resolutions. I'll look into changing the layout a bit (but it might be a couple of days, sorry about that!) -- DarkJedi613 (Talk) 20:52, 26 May 2009 (UTC)
I've fixed it (a few days ago, sorry I never responded). -- DarkJedi613 (Talk) 18:17, 3 June 2009 (UTC)

YouTube Videos

I don't know where to put this discussion so I'm putting it on the Wikia's main page discussion.

Can something be done about all the YouTube videos uploaded onto Wikia pages? I understand that recently we've been able to get YouTube and motion pictures onto wiki pages and that its "fun" to explore, but in reality the YouTube videos contribute nothing to the article but slowing the loading time of it down and recently freezing pages from finishing to load.

Patr0nus 20:06, 1 June 2009 (UTC)

I agree. Maybe we can have a discussion in the forum? -- DarkJedi613 (Talk) 18:18, 3 June 2009 (UTC)

Daily Prophet News

Should the Half-Blood Prince film be mentioned there when that event has not even passed yet? It sounds more like an advertisement. ShirleyALuna Lovegood(The Quibbler) 05:13, 8 July 2009 (UTC)

Ooops on name

It's not the Philosopher's Stone, it's the Sorceror's Stone. Got-It-Memorized?--Helena healing fairy 15:32, 16 July 2009 (UTC)

Priority is give to the British version and terminology. See the policy page: Harry Potter Wiki:Policy
Nick O'Demus 16:23, 16 July 2009 (UTC)

For heavens sake! Can we all just make this clear: the Harry Potter series is an ENGLISH creation, the author of the Harry Potter series is ENGLISH and all of the characters in the films and books alike use ENGLISH terminology! I have no predjudices against Americans but PPPLLLLEEEEAAAASSSSEEE! All information displayed in articles should use the ENGLISH terminology, hence it is not the sorcerors stone its the PHILOSOPHERS STONE! —The preceding unsigned comment was added by JACOBSMITH95 (talkcontribs).

Not all Americans can be classy. No offense to anyone, I mean anyone. Scarletmoon579 05:15, January 2, 2010 (UTC)Scarletmoon579Ravenclawcrest(Talk to me!)


I believe that all the dates used in this wikia are one year late. I beleve this because the way to find the dates in The Harry Potter Series are based upon the year that James and Lilly Potter died. To find the date you add however old Harry is to the date they died and you have the date. When actually Harry was 1 year old at the time of his parents' deaths, so you must subtract one year from the date. I have evidence in the article on Sybill Trelawney in the "Behind the scenes" section: it states that, "Trelawney told Lavender Brown that the worst thing for her will come true on Friday, October 16th . However, October 16th, 1993 was a Saturday,"; but on October 16th, 1992 is, however, a Friday. I rest my case.

--TonKampon96 21:18, 26 July 2009 (UTC)

Actually, the dates are based upon Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington's 500th Deathday party in the second book. As Nick is stated to have died on October 31, 1492, that sets the time of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets as the 1992-1993 school year. This is confirmed in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by the dates on James and Lily Potter's gravestones. - Nick O'Demus 21:25, 26 July 2009 (UTC)

please add the Hebrew Harry Potter Wiki

to the languages menu :)

בבקשה, הוסיפו את השפה העברית לתפריט השפות בעמוד הראשי :) --Daniel Abdu, October 30, 2009 (UTC)


Why not to link the header of Main page's section to respective pages:


[[Image:FAheader.png|250px|link=Harry Potter Wiki:Featured articles]]



Greetings, --Simpsons88 20:56, December 7, 2009 (UTC)

PS: Great wiki too.


Organization is spelled wrong. It's a "z", not a "s". -- PhaethonZer0fNothing

It's an "s" in British English. Since Harry Potter is a British series, that spelling takes precedence over any American spellings. For more info, see the policy. --Cubs Fan (Talk to me) 20:34, December 10, 2009 (UTC)

Spam ilter on ritz at Aberorth Dumbledore

I tried to edit this line to have proper phrasing:

"When Aberorth pointed out that Ariana was in no it state to go with them, that their plans would leave her behind, and argued against them, Gellert Grindelwald became urious and used the Cruciatus Curse on Aberorth."

It won't let me save the change, because apparently the letter "sixth letter in the alphabet" is blacklisted. While it is ridiculous to have a single letter blacklisted anyway, I have checked the section, and "sixth letter in the alphabet" only occurs within the words themselves, and not even in the ones I changed. In summary, the spam ilter seems to be broken.Glorious CHAOS! 04:40, January 10, 2010 (UTC)

Sorry, that was actually my mistake. Everything should be OK now. If you have any problems at ALL, please tell me on my talk page. Sorry for the inconvenience. Joey (talk) 04:42, January 10, 2010 (UTC)
It's still giving me trouble on the Talk:Sixth letter anon page.Glorious CHAOS! 04:45, January 10, 2010 (UTC)

Doing the same thing on Affray in the Chamber of Secrets. --Hcoknhoj 04:47, January 10, 2010 (UTC)

Sometimes it can take up to 20 minutes due to cache. Should be fixed now or in a few minutes. If you have any other problems please tell me. Sorry. Joey (talk) 04:55, January 10, 2010 (UTC)

The Greatest Wizards of the Age

I think that Harry Potter had great reason to name his children after the two greatest wizards of the age. Albus Dumboldor and Severus Snape were great in their own ways. Different ways of course but still both were great. I think the three people listed are the best people in the world. They all should be remembered forever. But thats just what I believe. What do you believe?

I sometimes wonder WHY Hermione is so tipsy about breaking Chamber of Secrets, is she not eager to break the rules herself to

make Polyjuice Potion? I myself think that Quidditch(the wizarding sport) is quite a good idea.

And folks,if you have not started reading J.K.Rowlings Harry Potters,you'd better make a start!!! 10:11, February 16, 2010 (UTC)Invisibility Cloak*

Most of the greatest wizards are mentioned on a chocolate frog card.Dumbledore has his own chocolate frog card . Some of the things that he was famous for are: The discovery of the 12 uses of dragon blood and the defeat of Grindelwald. After the Battle of Hogwarts and after Harry Potter killed Voldemort , he and Hermione Granger and Ronald Weasley Got featured on their own chocolate frogs card- —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Hogwartsprincess (talkcontribs).

Sorry to be critical...

I would highly recommend that when the featured article is Aragog, that there should not be a picture. This was my first time to this site, and I'm arachnaphobic; it was extremely distressing. Once again, sorry to bring up something so little, but I doubt that I'm the only one with this problem. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talkcontribs).

Well, it is required that there should be a main picture, so there you go. If you check in about a week, it will be gone.--L.V.K.T.V.J.Hogwarts(Send an owl!) 18:02, April 1, 2010 (UTC)

Prophet News

Is it me, or is the phrophet news section a teeny bit out of date? Bearing in mind its currently April 2010. 17:39, April 1, 2010 (UTC)

I agree. I reckon it should be changed or removed, because soon enough that news will be a year old. Molly Wobbles 07:30, April 8, 2010 (UTC)

Featured Articles, DYK and other sections on Main Page

I was wondering, how often will the sections on the Main Page change? The Acromantla Article went on for a long time before Ariana. - Weasley'sWizardWheezes 05:51, April 9, 2010 (UTC)

Featured Articles/Selected Pictures change every two weeks. As for DYK; IDK. --  Seth Cooper  owl post! 11:14, April 9, 2010 (UTC)

Edit protection

Guys, is there some way to approve any edits before they are viewed? Because there have been many complaints on vandalism, and the approval may make the wiki safer! Please consider.

-- Weasley'sWizardWheezes 06:18, April 9, 2010 (UTC)

Daily Prophet

Sorry but the Daily prophet has been a year old now. Change it, plz! 03:48, April 11, 2010 (UTC)


HELP GUYS! I know this sounds stupid, but how to you make an infobox?—The preceding unsigned comment was added by Weasley'sWizardWheezes (talkcontribs).

Use it like this: {{Gryffindor individual infobox}}, or whatever infobox you want. Please sign your username with four tiles (~), also. Thanks.--L.V.K.T.V.J.Hogwarts(Send an owl!) 05:34, April 11, 2010 (UTC)

Can somebody please do this for me.

Ok but can you at least do me this image of fleur


But with this background


Please this is my only request.

Please do it. When I say the background I don't mean add Padma I mean the background used for the photo not Padma herself

That looks nothing like Fleur.

Actually , Fleur image is perfect . But your picture for Fleur is ugly . --Roselyn 11:08, January 4, 2011 (UTC)

Did you know...

11 May 2010: Can somebody clarify? The 'Did you know...' section states Squibs cannot see Dementors. How can this be? OotP clearly shows that Squibs CAN see Dementors. 18:23, May 11, 2010 (UTC)

According to JK Rowling, Mrs. Figg lied. Read this. 20:22, May 11, 2010 (UTC)

Changing the quick links

Now that we have pages for the separate Deathly Hallows: Part I and Deathly Hallows: Part II articles, would it be possible to change the Harry Potter series area in the sidebar to include these. Also, we now have an article on the Deathly Hallows video game, and so I think that should be added in the same area as we do with the others.

Also, under the Death Eaters it has Antonin Dolohov, which I think is a bit pointless. It would be much better to have a link to Peter Pettigrew here.

I don't know how to do this, and so if anyone does, please could you tell me.

Thanks Joeworthy 16:37, May 29, 2010 (UTC)

squibs can see dementors

There is a mistake in the Did You Know section. Mrs Figg a squib could see dementors and she said she could see dementors in the Harry's hearing in his fifth year.--Iamkay 08:05, June 3, 2010 (UTC)

J.K. Rowling has explained that Mrs Figg was lying under Dumbledore's orders. Squibs cannot see Dementors. The Snatcher 08:08, June 3, 2010 (UTC)

List of all information from J.K.Rowling?

  • For reference. we need a page which is a full list of all Harry Potter fictional world information which J.K.Rowling has released since the first edition of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows was published, and preferably when and where each item of such information was released. AnthonyAppleyard 05:13, June 15, 2010 (UTC)
AccioQuote does that pretty well, we use it as a reference fairly often (there's a LOT of information to list). - Nick O'Demus 07:14, June 30, 2010 (UTC)

Family tree's

How do i edit a family tree. --Danniesen June 28 2010 15:05

How can i edit a family tree. --Danniesen June 30 2010 08:41

Which family tree, and what changes did you want to make? - Nick O'Demus 07:33, June 30, 2010 (UTC)

Weasley family tree. The unnamed grandson's mother. --Danniesen June 2 2010 12:05


Now we have Lego Harry Potter: Years 1-4, but we need the rest: 5, 6, 7. Is a Lego Harry Potter: Years 5-7 coming soon??? --Danniesen July 7 2010 23:31

Now we have Lego Harry Potter: Years 1-4, but we need the rest: 5, 6, 7. Is a Lego Harry Potter: Years 5-7 coming soon??? --Danniesen 23 July 2010 15:02

While i would imagine that there will be a Years 5-7 Lego H.P. game, I don't believe it has officially been confirmed. -Smonocco 17:15, July 23, 2010 (UTC)
The game officialy game out last year. Daphne Greengrass 04:42, May 5, 2012 (UTC)


I found this site that talks about the sound effects from Harry Potter. It could be nice to add a link to the site somewhere but I don't know where. Maybe someone else knows? --TheBook — (talk|contribs) 14:49, July 9, 2010 (UTC)

Featured Article

whats the next featured article? Bellatrix1212Bellatrix1212 01:56, July 11, 2010 (UTC)

Deathly Hallows --JKochRavenclawcrest(Owl Me!) 04:42, July 11, 2010 (UTC)

Elasto spell

In the German version of the videogame Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets there's a Spell called Elasto that creates an elastic surface that allows you to jump higher when you step on it. You can see the spell in this video ( around 1:45. This spell also appears as an entry on a German Harry Potter wiki (

I search for this spell on this wiki but I couldn't find it. EXE.eseguibile 18:44, July 25, 2010 (UTC)

Elasto is a a translation of Spongefy.--Rodolphus 18:55, July 25, 2010 (UTC)

Category:Out of Universe Problem!!!

Am i dont know if im supposed to post this here but on the [| Category:Out of Universe Page] is not working correctly. It gives you the first 200 articles but when you click "next 200" you get [| the same 200] and this continues every time you click "next 200" When you click "previous 200" you get [| a black category page] can someone please fix this as i wanted to see all the out of universe articles if there is no way to do this then is there another way for me to view them without going through every article Thanks for reading --Drngreen 20:42, July 25, 2010 (UTC)

Photos of the main characters as adults

Hi, I know I'm new to the HP world, but where did you find the photos of Harry, Ron, Ginny, etc as adults, and then also pictures of their kids? Did somebody make the "Epilogue" into a film or something, or did you just find pictures of people who looked like they could've been said characters? Just wondering. Thanks! 04:04, August 28, 2010 (UTC)Shauna24.183.4.52 04:04, August 28, 2010 (UTC)

The photos came from released content from the upcoming films. Either behind the scenes stuff, or from the previews. --JKochRavenclawcrest(Owl Me!) 04:56, August 28, 2010 (UTC)


Are we gonna update the featured article, featured picture, and did-you-know. I suppose the nargles are behind it. 00:16, October 3, 2010 (UTC)

Your wikia is in danger

The wikia staff are planning to impose a mandatory skin on all wikia sites that would disrupt the encyclopedic nature in its basic nature. More info in the following links.







Are you making some changes to the wiki? —The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talkcontribs).

A Very Potter Musical/Sequel

You may or may not know what that is. For those of you who don't, the short version is that it's a parody of Harry Potter, a musical, run by a group that calls themselves Team Starkid.

So, I noticed there was a page for Potter Puppet Pals, and I was wondering if it would be okay to make a page for A Very Potter Musical and A Very Potter Sequel.

Cassie Weasley 23:41, October 26, 2010 (UTC)

I'm not sure, maybe you should ask an admin. Ferbot 13:40, October 29, 2010 (UTC)


Hello, I am Tucayo, new member of the place. I wanted to ask, by mere curiosity, what does this wiki's admins think about the new Wikia skin? TheRealTucayo 02:55, November 25, 2010 (UTC)


Wasn't Hermione already a featured article before? —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Mochlum (talkcontribs).

Yes. The Wikia Entertainment staff made some temporary changes to our Main Page for the duration of the Wizarding World Giveaway contest. Once the contest is over, we'll resume our regular Featured content. - Nick O'Demus 07:30, November 26, 2010 (UTC)

The Triwizard Tournament

As you know, Alastor Moody (Barty Crouch Jr.) tried to get Harry to the triwazard cup first, as it was a portkey leading to the Dark Lord. Throughout the book and movie, Igor Karkaroff is trying to get Viktor Krum to win the tournament. But wouldn't Igor know, as a Death Eater that Harry was supposed to finish first? 21:47, December 12, 2010 (UTC)Walanbee Hucklezichi

Igor defected the Death Eaters after Voldemort's first downfall in 1981. In 1994-95, the only Death Eaters who knew of the plan to bring Voldemort back to power were Barty Crouch Jr. and Peter Pettigrew. --  Seth Cooper  owl post! 22:26, December 12, 2010 (UTC)

The Future

Who succeeds Minerva McGonagall as Deputy Head Mistress after Severus Snape becomes the Headmaster of Hogwarts? Is it Filius Flitwick or Pomona Sprout?


Walanbee Hucklezichi

The Carrows. Jayden Matthews 23:32, December 12, 2010 (UTC)


What spell does Molly Weasley use to kill Bellatrix Lestrange?

- Walanbee Hucklezichi

That is the subject of much debate. --JKochRavenclawcrest(Owl Me!) 01:53, December 13, 2010 (UTC)


all of us that we know greek we must help the new harry potter wiki el —The preceding unsigned comment was added by ILIASX (talkcontribs).

Narcissa Malfoy

It says on Narcissa Malfoy's page that she is not a Death Eater.

How could she not be a Death Eater if she took part in the Death Eater meeting in 1997 in which Nagini murdered Charity Burbage? —The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talkcontribs).

See this JK Rowling interview, in which she says: "No, [Narcissa] never had the Dark Mark and was never a fully paid-up member. However, her views were identical to those of her husband until Voldemort planned the death of her son." Next time, do post this at the article's talk page. --  Seth Cooper  owl post! 01:22, December 21, 2010 (UTC)

Is her house ) , and she is an Death Eater allie ( for Lucius and Draco ) that's why she go to the metings .--Roselyn 14:26, January 3, 2011 (UTC)

How ?

How I can make that space whit information ( like all the persons have ) ? That one whit Wand , Blood , Family Members ... —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Roselyn98 (talkcontribs).

Rose and Scorpius ?

Hey ! On youtube are a lot of videos whit Rose and Scorpius . They are really togheter ? Becose I don't remember that nothing about their relationship in books —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Roselyn98 (talkcontribs). --Roselyn 14:26, January 3, 2011 (UTC)

It is fanon. There is no canonical evidence about anything that happens among that generation of wizards and witches. Also, please sign your posts. --JKochRavenclawcrest(Owl Me!) 20:44, December 30, 2010 (UTC)

Unidentified male Death Eater (VI)

Why did Grunny delete Unidentified Male Death Eater (VI)?? —The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talkcontribs).

It was a copy of an existing page and was deleted as such by Seth Cooper. Then I deleted the broken redirects. Cheers, Grunny (talk) 23:40, January 3, 2011 (UTC)


Hy ! Some days ago Ive found this

Dracoandhermione This user believes Draco and Hermione should have ended up together.
. And I want more but I forget where I found them . Plese Help ! --Roselyn 23:19, January 3, 2011
Harry Potter Wiki:Userboxes - Nick O'Demus 11:28, January 12, 2011 (UTC)
Oh, seriously! Heck no! - Speedysnitch 20:49, June 10, 2011 (UTC)

Please add this link

he:. Thanks, GuyB1 11:39, January 6, 2011 (UTC)

Blog list on main page

If there is to a blog list on the main page, I strongly recommend posts that appear there be limited to posts in a specific category. Otherwise, almost anything can appear. I also recommend making the blog list part of the right column align text to left. The 888th Avatar (talk) 10:16, March 9, 2011 (UTC)

Harry Potter!

this may be off topic but I personalyy can't wait for July 15!!!!!! Anybody feel the same way? If so, join the conversation. Thanxs!


I added the trailer to the site. I don't know if I wasn't supposed to, but it is from the Warner Bros. "Youtube" channel.

I always love harry potter it is my favorite movies of all it is the best movies you should watch it

Suggested category

I've used this wiki casually for some time. When I looked at the "Dennis Creevy" and "Peeves" articles today I wondered why there wasn't such a category as "Category:Characters_cut_from_the_movies" or something like that. I think it'd be helpful / interesting for all readers if it was created.

Please note that I don't use this wiki a lot, the only Wiki I know its whole history is Ice Age Wiki. I dunno if this category actually existed before and was removed so in either case, I'd be glad if someone pointed out it was removed or never existed and approves of its creation. --TeshiKennedy (talk|contributions) 18:30, July 13, 2011 (UTC)

New logo for Wiki?

Here it is. Might need size adjustment.
New harry potter wiki logo

Here's a newer Harry potter wiki logo.

Wizarding Population

If I were to guess on the wizarding population I would guess about 100 million or more, this is based on the information given on the Europe Potter Wiki page where it states that there are atleast 100.000 wizards and witches in Europe and 730.000.000 Muggles. The Wizard population in this area being 0.014% of it's muggle counter I felt it right to assume that the total Wizard population be the same .. so 0.014 x 6 775 235 700 = 94 853 299.8 Jackdd111 19:48, September 2, 2011 (UTC)Jackdd111

Minerva McGonagall

Minerva McGonagall was born in 1925 (which we can conclude through JK saying she was 70 during 1995... 1995-70= 1925 and through the information that she and Tom went to school together and Tom was born in 1926, also the page states she was a year older than him, which is true but that means that she wasn't born in 1935 does it?) That means the biographical information is wrong and such so someone needs to change it. I already changed the part in the paragraph form twice because someone changed it back after the first time, but it's pretty annoying when information is contradictory and then false because people see them and automatically change what is stated as true elsewhere...

Wiki Battle

For some reason the Harry potter wiki is turning into an editing battle. Who ever is is incharge of the harry potter wiki should stop because i am finding it very annoying. 18:12, November 11, 2011 (UTC)

Harry Potter Roleplay

Hey, what's up? I wanted to say, that I made a roleplay site for Harry Potter fans., and if you guys would join, then I would totally love it! Hey, thanks! --- LucyQuinnEvans 03:05, November 12, 2011 (UTC) Don't you say you love me because I might do something stupid like believe you

Pottermore Information

The News is incorrect; Pottermore hasn't yet been opened to the public. 18:52, November 19, 2011 (UTC)

Crosses in age brackets

I thought the whole point of the "Died" parameter was to show that we know what month, day and/or year a character died. And if we know his/her age, put the age in brackets. For some reason, as seen here, there is a cross in the bracket. Can someone please clarify that for me? Did I miss something? --KiumaruHamachi 21:39, December 27, 2011 (UTC)KiumaruHamachi

Add the Pottermore Wiki!

Could whoever's in charge of the home page add the Pottermore Wiki to the list of Other Wikia under community links?

Pottermore Beta testers, help us improve the wiki! There's a LOT of info missing! If you're not a Beta, don't go on the wiki unless you want spoilers.

Ravenclaw999 21:05, December 30, 2011 (UTC)Ravenclaw999

Please help me with my Buffy The Vampire Slayer Wiki! I can't do it all on my own!

Harry Potter's Birthday is a National Food Holiday

According to, which lists all kinds a wacky but true food holidays, Harry Potter (and our favorite fantasy fiction author J.K.) were born on National Jump For Jelly Beans Day. Congrats to them. Harrypotterepicfanachievementunlocked 06:25, February 24, 2012 (UTC)

10.000 Pages

Now that the Harry Potter Wiki has got over 10.000 pages, I think we should celebrate it on the Main Page. --Wikia constributor 18:51, March 11, 2012 (Denmark)

can't believe this wiki is still getting stronger..Cometstyles 00:47, September 3, 2012 (UTC)

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