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Where is it said that Nymphadoea´s Patronus was a ferret?

Rodolphus

I thought it was a wolf?? Mafalda Hopkirk 17:29, 2 November 2007 (UTC)


Accordinng to the article, it was former a ferret. But where is that said?

Rodolphus

Tonks' previous Patronus has never beeen canonically stated as far as I know. I rewrote the Tonks article myself and never found any reference to it. - Cavalier One(Wizarding Wireless Network) 11:07, 3 November 2007 (UTC)

Corporeal?

What does corporeal mean? - Tyminator1 (Talk) 02:32, 10 January 2008 (UTC)

Corporeal. In the sense of the Patronus, a corporeal Patronus means that it has taken a distinct and recognisable shape, rather than a shield form. - Cavalier One(Wizarding Wireless Network) 08:13, 10 January 2008 (UTC)
It actually means "solid / physical" - in real life if you can touch it it's corporeal. It's as opposed to the silvery mist, which isn't solid. 81.158.231.27 08:01, June 8, 2010 (UTC)

Ginny´s Patronus

It states that Ginny´s Patronus was confirmed by Rowling. But where?--Rodolphus 18:37, 27 March 2009 (UTC)

Lucius Malfoy

Wern't the peacocks at a tent at the world cup in 1994 that Harry Potter saw. was this lucius malfoy. User:Penguinsfan101 P€|\|δ\/!|\|$£@|\|₁⁰₁ 21:02, 10 August 2009 (UTC)

No. JKR stated in in interview that Snape was the only Death Eater who could conjure a Patronus. - Nick O'Demus 00:36, 11 August 2009 (UTC)
Also, the Malfoys had white peacocks as pets. So if there were peacocks, they were real, not Patronuses. 204.198.73.93 06:31, March 25, 2012 (UTC)Gwenyviere

albus dumbledore

dumbledores first name is albus not aberforth

Aberforth Dumbledore's first name is Aberforth. What is your query/complaint? Azraphon 20:20, September 18, 2010 (UTC)
im sorry i didnt realize aberforth dumbledore and albus dumble were two different people

animagme

shouldn't Sirius's patronus be listed as a dog since thats his animagme? Same with other animagmes? Also, before Petigrew was a death eater do you think that was his partonus? (pardon my spelling) I Want Pickles. Ducky Mo Mo is My Friend. I Have a Bad Feeling About This 00:22, October 8, 2010 (UTC)

While Patronuses and Animagi forms usually seem to match, it isn't stated that this is always the case. - Nick O'Demus 03:33, October 8, 2010 (UTC)
Nick that is the case but shouldn't McGonagall's state that her patronus is also her animagus? - Alopex Lagopus 02:42, May 15, 2011 (UTC)

Weasley Patronuses

Where are you guys getting the Weasley Twins and Molly's (and Fudge's for that matter) Patronuses from? It was never said in the books nor shown in the movies what Molly's was, at least (I have to go back to movie 5 to check about Fred and George, but the problem with the edits here on Wikia is that Patronuses are modelled after sentient creatures, and a JitB, as "funny" as it would be, sounds like it was ripped from fan fiction). If this stuff isn't either movie or book canon (or from JKR's mouth), it needs to be corrected. ParryHotterHero 18:09, July 18, 2011 (UTC)

That was vandalism. I removed it. --  Seth Cooper  owl post! 21:14, July 18, 2011 (UTC)

Lego Harry Potter Patronus Info

Please stop putting people's patronuses off of info from Lego Harry Potter: Years 1-4. Its not real cannon. Everyone but the main characters have a noncaporial patronuses even Death Eaters which is directly contridicted by cannon! —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 50.81.221.237 (talkcontribs).

According to HPW:Canon unless something in the books or films contradicts the games the games are a valid canon source. Shorty1982 23:33, October 7, 2011 (UTC)

patronis is also a soul apparently, so where do we go from

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It is directly directly contradicted by canon, Snape was the only one to have a patronus. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 85.210.71.184 (Talk) (talkcontribs).

McGonagall's Patronus

This file : Media:Catpatro.jpg is used in two pages to illustrate McGonagall's Patronus. Even if McGonagall's Patronus is indeed a cat, it's false to put this picture for McGonagall's Patronus. In the application Patronus, this illustration is used for Umbridge: see here the text that comes with this picture is "Cats are known for their intelligence and independence, as very capable hunters. The cat is the form of Dolores Umbridge's Patronus." --   Famini    talk    contribs   17:34, March 28, 2012 (UTC)

Umbridge's Patronus

I read on the article that in the film adaption of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 Umbridge's patronus looked like "a reanimated, feline corpse, with the skeletal features visible". However, I do not see any skeletal features when I watched the scene again just a moment ago. The patronus-cat seems very much alive, even hissing at Harry before he attacks Umbridge. I think the note should be erased. -- PerryPeverell 21:59, April 20, 2012 (UTC)

Non-corporeal vs. uncorporeal

Is the term "non-corporeal" used anywhere in canon? While spell check is telling me it's not a word, "uncorporeal" is the term Book of Spells uses for the formless Patronus. -- 1337star (Drop me a line!) 06:19, November 22, 2012 (UTC)

I can't readily find any evidence for "non-corporeal" in the books, but the term seems to have been widely adopted. And "uncorporeal" is actually giving my spell-checker fits, but it doesn't have any problem with "non-corporeal." ProfessorTofty (talk) 07:21, November 22, 2012 (UTC)

Happy Memory in POA

"In 1994 Harry is able to cast the spell successfully, driving off a large number of Dementors (which according to Severus Snape is only achievable by a very powerful wizard) thus saving Sirius and a younger version of himself, seemingly without recalling a happy memory, when he realises that he has already done it. Although Harry could have had a "happy memory" upon realising that he had saved all three of their lives"

Didn't he cast the spell because he thought he saw his father?  RiddleTC (talk) 20:34, April 13, 2013 (UTC)

Plural Spelling

Shouldn't the plural of Patronus be Patronii? Patronuses goes against every fiber of my being. PrinceVertigo (talk) 20:42, February 22, 2014 (UTC)

Perhaps in proper Latin, but in the Harry Potter books it's given as "Patronuses" on a few occasions, so this is what we've got to stick with, even if it doesn't follow the proper rules of grammar. --Hunnie Bunn (talk) 20:55, February 22, 2014 (UTC)

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