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It's been a while since I read the books, but I thought the Death Eaters were all pure-bloods and only associated with other pure-bloods. How was a half-blood allowed to be almost royalty in Voldemort'...

Obviously, women can become Death Eaters. Bellatrix was the Dark Lord's most loyal Death Eater, and she was a woman. Although she had a much lesser role and importance, Alecto Carrow was another ...

In The Goblet of Fire, Cedric Is killed by Wormtail who was ordered to kill the spare. However, when Voldemort gets a new body, and the Priori Incantetum takes place during the duel, Cedric comes out ...

Clearly Bellatrix liked torturing, but given her awareness of the importance of finding where Hermione got the sword in Deathly Hallows, and that they were "close to death" if her vault had been ...

In Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, it was mentioned that Rufus Scrimgeour succeeded Fudge to be the new Minister for Magic. Is Scrimgeour a more proactive Minister when fighting Voldemort and ...

Whilst reading the first three books, and especially PoA, I kept wondering whether it's known how much Pettigrew learned about Harry, Ron and Hermione whilst in Animagus form; i.e. as Scabbers. How ...

In the film version of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire a huge melee breaks out at the site of the Quidditch World Cup and a group of Death Eaters march through the campsites, burning them to the ...

We see in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, that Harry and Hagrid, once inside the protective charms set by the Order, were safe from Voldemort. But soon after, at the wedding, we see that Death ...

In Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince book, when Draco discovered a secret way into Hogwarts, several Death Eaters agreed to join him on the quest to kill Dumbledore. Was a way into Hogwarts ...

In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, it was said that on 1st August 1997, Voldemort and Death Eaters took over the Ministry of Magic, and killed Rufus Scrimgeour. What happened exactly on that ...

In Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, it was said that Rufus Scrimgeour took over Fudge to become the Minister for Magic. Also, Dumbledore stated that he is a more proactive and decisive ...

From GoF scene where Death Eaters are returning after Voldemort's return, there seems to be VERY few of them (don't recall exact # but my impression was between a dozen and two dozen). Also, Order ...

If half-bloods were filthy scum, according to Voldemort, I don't have words to describe Muggles. Why didn't Voldemort choose to eliminate Muggles first which would have been very easy? Also, ...

As seen in this question vampires are mentioned several times in the Harry Potter books. Hagrid mentions Professor Quirrell met vampires in the Black Forest. One of Lockhart's books is titled Voyages ...

As I know, the Aurors are trained to fight and capture Dark wizards... If they guard Hogwarts in Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, how come the Auror Office was compromised over the summer ...

In a 2007 interview JK Rowling once said: Also, James and Lily turned him down, that was established in Philosopher's Stone. He wanted them, and they wouldn't come over, so that's one strike ...

At the start of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, how was Alastor Moody captured? Why was he able to be captured by Wormtail and Barty Crouch Jr? After all Alastor Moody was the most powerful ...

Tom Riddle favored pure-blood wizards over other wizards and wanted wizards to have power over muggles, but he was the half-blood child of a witch and a Muggle father. Dolores Jane Umbridge was a ...

Wasn't Colin Creevey a Muggle-born? How did he survive to play a part in the Hogwarts battle? Did he not attend Hogwarts then? Or were the Carrows simply stupid?

How did Barty Crouch Jr. and the other Death Eaters not get caught by the Ministry, when they have tattoos on their arms of the Dark Mark? Is the use of a cloak alone enough, no raids on their body ...

If the Dark Mark was branded on the left forearm of all the Death Eaters, then why didn't the Ministry just check their arms? That would prove if they were under the Imperious curse or not.

In Philosopher's Stone, Hagrid explains to Harry: All wizards who turned evil have been in Slytherin. Later we learn that he was wrong, as Peter Pettigrew was in Gryffindor and has been a Death ...

Did people know that Crabbe and Goyle Sr were Death Eaters? What were their jobs in the magical world?

Towards the end of Deathly Hallows, when Harry goes to BigV in the forest, we see Hagrid tied to a tree on the edge of the clearing. They even use Silencing Charms on him to shut him up. Voldemort ...

After Voldemort's downfall at the end of the First Wizarding War, we know that Bellatrix Lestrange, Barty Crouch Jr., Rodolphus Lestrange and Rabastan Lestrange were the only Death Eaters that tried ...

I was watching the Harry Potter and The Half-Blood Prince movie recently and when Harry tries to take down Snape at the end it was a perfect opportunity for the Death Eaters to take Harry to ...

Did Draco Malfoy have the Dark Mark? Considering Voldemort intended Draco to die in Draco's attempt to kill Dumbledore, would Draco really be considered part of the inner circle, the inner circle that ...

My thesis is that Peter Pettigrew chose the Death Eaters since it was safer - specifically, you had a lot more chances of not getting killed compared to staying on James Potter's side. Based on canon,...

In the HP universe, Gryffindor house is somewhat a metaphor of righteousness and morality. On the other hand, Slytherin house represents the dark side. However, there are a few exceptions on the ...

Since the Death Eaters were killing or otherwise preventing Muggle-borns from practicing magic, how did they plan to keep the wizards from dying out after a couple generations once there were not ...

In Order of the Phoenix, Dumbledore explains to Harry the protection that the Dursleys' home provides: While you can still call home the place where your mother's blood dwells, there you cannot be ...

When Voldey returns, he names several Death Eaters by name. Voldemort: Crabbe! MacNair! Goyle! Not even you, Lucius! Lucius is the father of Draco Malfoy, and I ...

In seeing these two questions and some their answers it prompted me to think of the question I am asking... Why would Voldemort spare Lily? Why didn't James' love and sacrifice for Lily ...

Why is Harry's & Voldemort's prophecy not repaired with something like the "Reparo" spell? Why is it lost for good (and Voldemort angry at Malfoy for that)?

OK, first of all, my Harry Potter knowledge is a bit rusty so I may be forgetting something. In The Half-Blood Prince Dumbledore made Snape kill him (I know he was going to die anyway) so he could ...

It seems that by the time of the Deathly Hallows, there is clear evidence that at least some order members and order allies using lethal force: "I shall expect you and the Slytherins in the Great ...

In the Goblet of Fire movie, the Death Eaters appear within seconds after being summoned by a newly resurrected Voldemort. The first words out of his mouth are to berate his followers for their lack ...

As mentioned in the answer to this question, there were only two known female Death Eaters who were described in the books. In the movies, there are at least four different women with the Death Eaters ...

In Half Blood Prince, once Dumbledore has determined that no one had been harmed or killed and has found Horace Slughorn transfigured into an armchair, Dumbledore mentions that the Death Eaters would ...

Bellatrix Lestrange was arrested for torturing Frank and Alice Longbottom after Voldemort fell. But it seems surprising for such a Death Eater not to have killed wizards at that point; it would be ...

I know they feel a burn from their Dark Mark when summoned by Lord Voldemort, but is it just a fleeting pain?

After the events of Chamber of Secrets, it was clear to Dumbledore that Lucius Malfoy was behind opening the Chamber of Secrets (Dumbledore believed Harry & it seemed all the time that he kept an ...

In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, chapter 30, Amycus Carrow says ‘We can push it off on the kids,’ said Amycus, his pig-like face suddenly crafty. ‘Yeah, that's what we'll do. We'll say ...

I've had a long drawn out debate with someone and we can't agree when Wormtail switches sides. The wiki says: After graduating from Hogwarts, Pettigrew and his friends joined the Order of the ...

From what I see, practicing Dark Arts is not really a crime except for the Unforgivable Curses. Although many members of the wizarding world appear to frown upon the Dark Arts, they are not ...

Wormtail had the Dark Mark and everything, which means he was in Voldemort's inner circle. This itself is strange already, as we see in Goblet that Voldemort is very condescending towards Wormtail ...

The issue never seems to be directly addressed in the books, but in tGoF Voldemort mentions one of his motivations for a public duel with Harry being an intent to show that the "Boy who Lived" was ...

Yesterday I watched Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1, and I was wondering how exactly the Death Eaters took the Ministry? In the movies we never saw that. Later I checked on Wikipedia's ...

I can see two immediate things that might have happened: As soon as he found out what happened he went to claim his 'innocence.' I don't know how one would go about this, a letter maybe. Or just ...

(some mild spoilers ahead) In the books the Order of the Phoenix seems to be always on the losing side when fighting Death Eaters. Some battles that are more or less lost: The battle in the ...

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