Interesting Magical Objects of Harry Potter Universe

There’s magic everywhere, from mundane objects that become Portkeys, to the Dark Lord’s Horcruxes. Let’s take a look at some most interesting magical objects discussed in the Harry Potter series.

Bezoar (Used to save a witch or wizard from poison)

Newt’s Case (Look like an ordinary piece of luggage, but it’s definitely bigger on the inside)

Nimbus 2000 (Harry Potter’s first broomstick)

The Deathly Hallows (Three legendary objects owned and likely created by the Peverell brothers. Together, they are said to make one ‘master of death’)

The wand is said to be unbeatable in combat, the stone is said to recall the dead and the cloak turns its wearer invisible.

The stone and the cloak were passed down through the Gaunt and Potter families. The Elder Wand has changed hands many times, often through murderous means.

Marvolo Gaunt’s ring (The only Hallow that was also a Horcrux)

Contains the Resurrection Stone, one of the Deathly Hallows. As a Horcrux, it was also set with a powerful curse.

Dumbledore finds it among the ruins of the Gaunt family shack.

Passed through generations of Gaunts before it was stolen by Tom Riddle. Destroyed by Albus Dumbledore.

Rowena Ravenclaw’s diadem (Grant wisdom to the wearer)

Spent centuries hidden in a forest in Albania until it was moved to the Room of Requirement.

Stolen by Rowena's daughter Helena before it was made into a Horcrux by Lord Voldemort. Destroyed by Fiendfyre.

Tom Riddle’s diary (A seemingly ordinary Muggle-made book, transformed into a Horcrux by the young Lord Voldemort)

Can communicate with anyone who writes in its pages.

Used to coerce someone into re-opening the Chamber of Secrets.

Left in the care of Lucius Malfoy, before being passed to Ginny Weasley. Destroyed by Harry Potter.

Deluminator (Removes light from an area and restores it with a click)

Besides controlling lights, it has a mysterious way of guiding its owner to the place they need to be.

Pensieve (A basin used to store and review memories)

Memories can be siphoned into the basin to be recalled at a later date.

The Mirror of Erised (Reflects the deepest desires of those who look at it)

Marauder’s Map (Reveals the current location of anyone on Hogwarts grounds)

Shows the location of any person or ghost on Hogwart’s grounds, isn’t fooled by an Animagus or an Invisibility Cloak.

Made by the marauders: Remus Lupin (‘Moony’), Peter Pettigrew (‘Wormtail’), Sirius Black (‘Padfoot’) and James Potter (‘Prongs’)

The Sword of Gryffindor (Made of goblin-forged steel with a ruby-studded hilt)

Contains properties only goblin-made armor possesses and will take on the power of substances it touches.

A powerful weapon that has been presenting itself to Gryffindors in times of need for centuries.

Forged a thousand years ago by Ragnuk the First, king of the goblins.

Howler (Containing an angry message that’s impossible to ignore)

Delivers the sender’s message at a magically magnified volume, a hundred times louder than their normal voice. Also heats up rapidly and explodes if not opened fast enough, burning completely once the message has been delivered.

Philosopher’s Stone (Turns metal into gold and produces a liquid ensuring immortality)

Can transform any metal into pure gold, and produces a substance called the Elixir of Life which makes the drinker immortal.

Made by Nicolas Flamel, a noted alchemist who lived to be more than 600 years old.

Sorting Hat (Sorts students into Hogwarts houses)

Originally belonged to Godric Gryffindor, but all the Hogwarts founders, Godric Gryffindor, Salazar Slytherin, Rowena Ravenclaw and Helga Hufflepuff bewitched it for Sorting purposes.

Gillyweed (Allows the person who eats it to breathe underwater)

Whomping Willow (A rather violent tree, planted in the Hogwarts grounds)

Polyjuice Potion (A potion that can give the drinker the appearance of another person)

Knight Bus (A triple-decker, purple bus that will pick up a stranded witch or wizard)

Can deceptively fit through small spaces, and travel at a higher speed than a regular bus.

Vanishing Cabinet (A cabinet that often comes in pairs, allowing the user to transport from one to another)

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