Pottermore Is Gone. Welcome To Wizarding World

Pottermore Is Gone. Welcome To Wizarding World

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Founded by Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling, Pottermore was a website dedicated to everything related to Harry Potter once the books were finished. Featuring news articles, unreleased works by Rowling, and audiobook versions of the titular series, the website has become a premier spot for all fans of the Harry Potter series.   Image Via Wikipedia   Unfortunately, Pottermore is no more. The website has closed down and in its place is a new website called Wizarding World, which shares the name with the larger Harry Potter expanded universe.   Image Via Pentagram   A joint venture between Pottermore and …

Top Seven Most Obscure Creatures in Harry Potter

Top Seven Most Obscure Creatures in Harry Potter

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The Harry Potter universe is full of all kinds of magical creatures, from the terrifying Dementors to the majestic Phoenixes to the spooky Boggarts to the lumbering Mountain Trolls. But how about some of the lesser known critters of the Potterverse? The most obscure critters that nevertheless flesh out of the universe? Let’s count down some of the best ones of the Potterverse and give them the love they deserve! Image via Harry Potter wiki 7. Hinkypunk Hinkypunks may look beautiful, but they’re actually quite sinister little critters. These creatures manifest as glowing beacons of light holding onto lanterns, appearing before …

J.K. Rowling to Release 4 New Books on The History of Magic

J.K. Rowling to Release 4 New Books on The History of Magic

The Wizarding World is getting bigger and bigger with the announcement of some new books, courtesy of Pottermore. The online Harry Potter community announced today that four new short non-fiction books that will function as history books on the magical world. All four books are themed around classes at Hogwarts. The first two books center around Defense Against The Dark Arts and Herbology, and will be released on June 27th. The next two books, focusing on Divination and Care for Magical Creatures, will release shortly after.         All four books are inspired by the audiobook Harry Potter: …

Warner Bros. and Pottermore are Teaming Up

Warner Bros. and Pottermore are Teaming Up

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Pottermore, the website dedicated to all things Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts, is getting a name change. Warner Bros. and J.K. Rowling announced a joint venture called Wizarding World Digital, a new digital distribution network that aims to expand on the content that Pottermore currently publishes.   “This venture will widen and deepen what we have been able to do on Pottermore so far. There’s no reason now why we won’t be able to do something because there’s a rights issue. The only limits will be our imaginations and what technology is available.”   It is unclear what new content …

The Top 10 Coolest Spells in ‘Harry Potter’

The Top 10 Coolest Spells in ‘Harry Potter’

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The Harry Potter universe is one of the most vast, intriguing worlds in fantasy, full of detailed depictions about the life of wizards, magical creatures, and the foundations of the magical world. One of the coolest aspects of it was the spells, each uniquely designed and showing off a cool effect via the simple Latin incantation with the flick of a wand. From the simple to the grandiose, here are the top ten coolest spells in the Potterverse.   10. Muffliato    Image Via Pottermore Muffliato is a charm that is one of the most useful spells Harry learns. Created by Severus Snape, …