The Wizarding World of the Harry Potter SeriesA look into a Fantastical World!By James Evans, Jennifer Headrick, and Amber PryorWhat Magical Details Await?Galleons, Gringotts, and Goblins, Oh My!
A Quick Guide to Getting Ahead with Your Wand
Things That Go Bump in the Night: The Creatures, Critters, and Plants of the Wizarding World
Galleons, Gringotts, and Goblins, Oh My!Gold-Galleons (Galleons for short) speak in the wizarding worldGalleons are the most valued coin in wizarding currency1 Galleon is equal to 17 Sickles (Silver-Sickle) and 493 knuts (Bronze-Knuts)1 Galleon= ~10.07 USDOne muggle once described a Galleon as being about the size of a hub cap (this has never been substantiated)
Knut SymbolGalleons, Gringotts, and Goblins, Oh My!Gringotts is the only bank in the wizarding worldCreated by a goblin called Gringott in the 1700sBank is completely run by goblinsSaid to be the safest place in the wizarding world outside of HogwartsHas only been broken into twice (1991 and 1998)Fortius Quo Fidelius is Latin for Strength through loyalty.
Galleons, Gringotts, and Goblins, Oh My!Goblins are a highly intelligent hominid in the wizarding worldKnown for their extremely strong magic that can be cast without wandsCombined with their magic, they are especially adept to money management which has put them in control of the wizarding financial institution GringottsCommunicate through a language called Gobbledygook
A Quick Guide to Getting Ahead with Your Wand Wands allow the user to use and manipulate magic A spell is a type of magic the user casts in order for something to happen
While most persons who use magic use it for good, some persons turn to a darker form of magic called dark magic
As a person grows and becomes more accustomed with their magic using abilities, they are able to control where their spells go much easier than a person who is just learning
This is what a typical spell might look like when it is castA Quick Guide to Getting Ahead with Your Wand
Spell CategoriesTransfigurationCharmJinxHexCurseCounter SpellHealing SpellNotable SpellsExpelliarmusFinite IncantatemCrucio (Unforgiveable Curse)Expecto PatronumStupefyWingardium LeviosaAvada Kedavra (Unforgiveable Curse)Things That Go Bump in the Night: The Creatures, Critters, and Plants of the Wizarding World
MerpersonTrollAcromantulaCentaurDementorGiantsHouse ElvesMandrakesWhomping WillowGeography, Topography, Customs, Practices, and BeliefsGeography/Topography: Hogwarts is located in England, so for our purpose the land forms and climate are the same.Terrain: Mostly rugged hills and low mountains; level and rolling hills in east/southeast.Climate: Temperate; more than half the days are overcast.Geography: Lies near the North Atlantic sea lanes
Referenceshttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cV2E41Q6OvY Gringottshttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DwC6IFi6RuU Spell Casthttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iiWRoMOeoLo Expecto Patronumhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pyy9-mM6K3g Avada Kedavrahttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VKhEFVAoScI DementorAll information came from http://harrypotter.wikia.com/wiki/Main_Page (over 11,000 different Harry Potter pages!)