"A guide to all basic fortune-telling methods, including palmistry, crystal balls and bird entrails."
—The advertisement at Flourish and Blotts[src]

Unfogging the Future is a book on the subject of divination, written by the celebrated Seer Cassandra Vablatsky and published by Rumiharts Books.[1] From at least 1993 onward, this book was a required textbook for students taking Divination Classes at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

A copy of this book costs two galleons at the Flourish and Blotts Bookshop in Diagon Alley.[2]


It is a thick, black-bound book with a picture on the front cover depicting the full moon shrouded in fog.[2] There are at least five volumes[3]


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Unfogging the Future (film book)


Notes and references

Professors: Sybill Trelawney · Firenze
Known Seers: Calchas · Cassandra Vablatsky · Cassandra Trelawney · Inigo Imago · Mopsus · Professor Mopsus · Unidentified Canadian Seer · Unidentified female Seer · Unidentified male Seer
Textbooks: The Dream Oracle · Unfogging the Future
Methods: Astrology · Cartomancy · Catoptromancy · Crystal-gazing · Crystal ball · Dream interpretation · Fire-omens · Heptomology · Ichthyomancy · Palmistry · Ornithomancy · Tarot cards · Tessomancy
Divination at Hogwarts: Divination (class) · Divination Classroom · Divination staircase · Sybill Trelawney's office · Classroom 11