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Dissendium

Harry locates the One Eyed Witch using the Maurauder's Map.

A spell used to reveal a secret passage


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Purpose

Opens the secret passageway concealed in the statue of Gunhilda of Gorsemoor

Famous moment a wizard or witch uses it

Harry, Fred, George and the Marauders have all used this spell to gain access to the secret passageway from Hogwarts to the cellar in Honeydukes

‘Psst – Harry!’ He turned, halfway along the third-floor corridor, to see Fred and George peering out at him from behind a statue…


Extract

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

By J.K. Rowling

Harry locates the One Eyed Witch using the Maurauder's Map.

The Marauder’s Map

By J.K. Rowling


An illustration of Hogwarts and Hogsmead station

The camouflaged corners and secret spaces of Hogwarts


Secret passageways image

Secret Passageways and Hiding Places of Hogwarts


‘That’s true,’ said Hermione, getting to her feet. ‘If he sees you ... how do you open the witch’s hump again?’


Extract

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

By J.K. Rowling

Harry locates the One Eyed Witch using the Maurauder's Map.

Hogwarts secret passages