The Seven Secrets

Quick question: How many secret passages into Hogwarts? 7 right. Everything in Harry Potter is 7. So there are four that Filch knows about, one that was blocked by a cave in, one that ends up in Honeydukes and one under the Whomping Willow. One that goes to the Shrieking Shack. One that Sirius Black […]

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Harry Potter Name Origins

I know that J.K.Rowling puts a lot of thought into the names she gives her characters. Sometimes this is relatively obvious, for example Sirius is names after the dog star. However, some of them are a little harder to catch, and here at Potterflaws we are all about the details so here is a list […]

The Fabulously Fiendish Fantastic Beasts Quiz

The answers to all the questions in this quiz can be found in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Q1. The Kappa is most commonly found in? A. Mongolia B. China C. Japan Q2. What animal is born from an unwatched magical fire? A. Ashwinder B. Runespoor C. Fire Crab Q3. The sting of […]

Not a Flaw: Nagini

There’s a quote you may have heard: “Yes, it’s rather funny, really, that next to no-one realised the snake that Harry set free in Philosopher’s Stone turned out to be Voldemort’s final Horcrux, Nagini.” — J.K. Rowling Yeah, you may also have heard that it isn’t remotely true. The snake from the first book is […]