|The Essential Defence Against the Dark Arts|
Fighting the Dark Arts
Third-year textbook at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry
The Essential Defence Against the Dark Arts, also known simply as Defence Against the Dark Arts was a book on fighting the dark arts, written by Arsenius Jigger sometime before 1993. It was used by Professor Lupin as a required textbook for his third-year defence against the dark arts class. It was published by Luca Books.
This book had information on various dark creatures, such as:
Behind the scenes
- It is believed by some (though not proven), due to the similarities in text, that the page on werewolves seen in the films is copied from a website.
- Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Not by name)
- Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (film)
Notes and references
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (film)
- ↑ This was the first year the book was seen
- ↑ Harry Potter Limited Edition
- ↑ These are the creatures Lupin teaches the class about, and this is the assigned textbook for the class, and hence he probably gathered some information on the Dark creatures from the book