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Felix Felicis

A bottle of Felix Felicis

A rare and hard-to-make potion that promises the drinker good luck


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Desperately tricky to make, and disastrous to get wrong. However, if brewed correctly, as this has been, you will find that all your endeavours tend to succeed ... at least until the effects wear off.


Horace Slughorn
Slughorn teaches his Potions class.

Slughorn's class


‘I want a word with you, Harry.’ She took a deep breath. ‘You shouldn’t have done it. You heard Slughorn, it’s illegal.’


Extract

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

By J.K. Rowling

Snape teaching potions from the Philosopher's Stone

Potions

By J.K. Rowling


A bottle of Felix Felicis

Liquid luck


He got to his feet smiling, brimful of confidence.

‘Excellent,’ he said. ‘Really excellent. Right ... I’m going down to Hagrid’s.’


Extract

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

By J.K. Rowling

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Harry, that’s it – get lucky!


Ron Weasley
Professor Slughorn teaches potions to Harry's class

A lesson on luck


Felix Felicis fact file


Type

Potion

Purpose

To give a wizard or witch good luck