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Why did Voldemort hand turn black?

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The blackened hand was as a result of a curse Voldemort put on his ring horcrux. Voldemort had unknowingly made a Deathly Hallow, specifically the Resurrection Stone, into one of his horcruxes. Read more

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Why was Dumbledore's hand cursed?

During the last year of his life, Dumbledore's right hand is scarred when he dons Marvolo Gaunt's Ring, which was cursed. Had Snape not intervened with a counter-curse, Dumbledore would have died much more quickly.

How did Voldemort lose his looks?

It was because of creation of his horcruxes. His soul got mutilated because of it's ripping so many times and thus Voldemort grew less human in appearance.

How did Dumbledore get Marvolo Gaunt's ring?

He was constantly researching about Lord Voldermort and was visiting places that were associated with him. He decided to pay visit to his grandfather's little shack in Little Hangleton and of course Dumbledore started searching there for traces of magic. This might have led him to the box containing the ring.

What was the curse that Dumbledore had?

Gaunt's ring

After retrieving the ring Albus Dumbledore himself fell victim to a curse that, even when contained, would likely have killed him within the year. Once rendered defunct as a Horcrux, the stone was placed inside a Golden Snitch and left to Harry Potter in Dumbledore's will.

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Most frequently asked questions

How did Albus destroy the ring?

While at Hogwarts, Tom openly wore the ring. He later made the ring into his second Horcrux. ... In 1996, Albus Dumbledore retrieved the ring, eventually destroying it with Godric Gryffindor's Sword.

What happens to the resurrection stone after Harry dropped it?

The ring was destroyed in 1996 by Albus Dumbledore, but the stone was placed in Harry Potter's first Golden Snitch until it passed into the possession of Harry Potter who used it to great success in the Second Wizarding War.

How did Nagini become a horcrux?

Nagini was the final Horcrux

In an interview, J.K. Rowling revealed that it was the murder of Bertha Jorkins that made Nagini a Horcrux. After Voldemort discovered his Horcruxes were in danger, Nagini was magically protected, described as being encased in a 'starry, translucent sphere'.

Why did Dumbledore put the Resurrection Stone in the snitch?

Because Dumbledore knew that Harry was one of the horcruxes. He had to die, sacrifice himself in order to kill the horcrux inside him and needed the resurrection stone to return to finish Voldemort.

Why is Voldemort's nose like that?

Actually Voldemort does have a nose. It's described as flat with two slits for nostrils. The reason for this is because as he created the horcruxes, he was damaging his soul beyond repair and it affected his appearance. He was becoming more and more snakelike In his physical features.

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Why does Voldemort look like snake?

Tom Riddle was very attached to the snake as they symbolizes Slytherin House. He wanted to flaunt everything and anything he can get to show he was an heir of Salazar Slytherin. In the HP Half Blood Prince the old memories showed he has the Tom Riddle face only but he was getting paler because he was making Horcruxes.

How did Voldemort lose his nose?

He lost his nose as a sacrifice for immortality, such an immoral deed of tearing ones' souls into pieces made him a little less human and so he lost his human features and developed reptilian features (like snakes who have slits in place of an actual nose).

Did Dumbledore have all 3 Deathly Hallows?

Dumbledore, at one point, possessed all three Deathly Hallows. From Dumbledore's letters to Grindelwald in Deathly Hallows, it is obvious that the headmaster of Hogwarts was obsessed with the idea of the Hallows in his youth. ... Marvolo Gaunt's ring lay on the desk before Dumbledore.

Why did Dumbledore give Ron the Deluminator?

Whenever Hermione and Harry mentioned Ron's name, he could hear snippets of conversation before and after, even though he was far away. ... Ron speculated that this was the true reason that Dumbledore left him the Deluminator: so that he could find his way back to his friends if he ever left them.

Did Voldemort use a Horcrux to come back?

So by not being dead when his curse rehounded, Voldemort was already using all of his horcruxes. They allowed him to be revived using Wormtail's ritual. They were absolutely necessary for Voldemort's return.

Was Voldemort's snake a person?

Nagini (d. 2 May, 1998) was a female Maledictus cursed to transform into a snake. ... By 1994, Nagini was seemingly trapped in snake form and belonged to Lord Voldemort, with whom she had a special bond largely due to becoming a Horcrux, after her master had killed Bertha Jorkins in 1994.

Why can't Nagini turn back into a human?

This obviously leaves fans with some questions Rowling is happy to answer. On Twitter the she explained that Nagini is a human and a Maledictus, not an Animagus like Sirius Black. Her condition is a blood curse that only affects women, and one that Nagini has no control over.

What did Nagini say to Harry Potter?

When Harry and Hermione are on the first floor of Bathilda's house, Nagini (inside the corpse of Bathilda) tells Harry to "Come!" from the next room in Parseltongue. In reaction, Hermione jumps and clutches Harry's arm, and the two of them obey the command.

What was hidden in the Snitch?

During the first book, Harry Potter catches a Golden Snitch by swallowing it during his first Quidditch match. Later, Potter discovers Dumbledore hid the resurrection stone within that snitch. After Dumbledore's death, his will leaves the resurrection stone-containing snitch to Harry.

Did Harry Potter use the Resurrection Stone?

Dumbledore left Harry the Resurrection Stone (disguised in a Snitch) in his will, and Harry uses it just before he goes to battle Voldemort. However, he doesn't use it to try to bring the dead back for an extended period or anything.

Who gave Harry's dad the invisibility cloak?

Albus Dumbledore gave the Invisibility Cloak to Harry Potter. As a young boy, Dumbledore, along with his friend Grindelwald, was fascinated by the Deathly Hallows (The Elder Wand, The Resurrection Stone and The Invisibility Cloak).

Is the philosopher's stone the same as the Resurrection Stone?

No, the sorcerer stone is basically just an elixir which extend a person's life in a form of a stone whereas the Resurrection stone is a magical stone which calls the shadow of the dead. This can be seen/mentioned on Book 7. No, not even close. The Sorcerer's Stone was destroyed shortly after Harry found it.

Why did Malfoy's mom save Harry?

The Malfoys want the battle to cease so they will know what happened to their son Draco. Narcissa lied because she wants the war to end and she knows that Harry is the only one who can end it. Thus, she save Harry from Voldemort because Harry said that Draco is in the castle, it's like a thanks giving for Harry.

What does Harry do with the Elder Wand in the book?

Harry earns the allegiance of the Elder Wand after overpowering Draco at Malfoy Manor. After Harry gains its loyalty, Voldemort's killing curse against him backfires, because the wand will not kill its master. ... In the book, he uses it to repair his wand and returns it to Dumbledore's tomb.