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The Boggart in the Wardrobe

- Chapter 7

"Nobody knows what a Boggart looks like when he is alone, but when I let him out, he will immediately become what each of us most fears."
-- Professor Lupin

PA7: The Boggart in the Wardrobe

Malfoy takes advantage of his injury in Potions, Snape orders Ron and Harry to do his work, Black has been sighted near the school, Lupin conducts his first DADA class on confronting Boggarts.


Calendar and Dates

Still to come.

Interesting facts and notes

Quotations and remarks to come.

Exceptional character moments

Using his injury to his advantage, Malfoy asking for help in double Potions class, and Professor Snape ordering Ron and Harry to help him prepare his potion ingredient.

Seamus telling Harry that according to the Daily Prophet, Sirius Black has been sighted by a Muggle not too far from Hogwarts.

Hermione helping Neville with his potion and Professor Snape deducting 5 points from Gryffindor because she helped Neville.

Professor Lupin's first Defense Against the Dark Arts lesson on how to repel a boggart with the Riddikulus charm.

The first student to face the boggart is Neville. Neville's boggart assumes the form of Professor Snape, and he imagines Snape in his grandmother's clothes and uses the Riddikulus charm to successfully repel the boggart.

Professor Lupin's boggart takes the shape of a silvery-white orb hanging in the air.

Most of the students in class successfully repel the boggart except for Harry and Hermione who were not given a chance to face the boggart.

Memorable lines

"Keep talking Malfoy, and I'll give you a real injury." [Ron]

Speaking to Harry regarding Sirius Black: "I'd have done something before now. I wouldn't be staying in school like a good boy, I'd be out there looking for him . . . I'd want revenge... I'd hunt him down myself." [Malfoy]

To Ron: "Why would I want revenge on Black? He hasn't done anything to me -- yet." [Harry]

"Nobody knows what a boggart looks like when he is alone, but when I let him out, he will immediately become what each of us most fears." [Professor Lupin]

To Hermione: "What would it have been for you? A piece of homework that only got nine out of ten?" [Ron]

Words and phrases

Other Canon Notes


  • "Boggart banishing spell" refers to Riddikulus


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