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Golden egg

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An item from the Triwizard Tournament that contains a valuable clue


Cedric Fleur and Viktor wear their dress robes i

The Triwizard champions


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... your task is to collect the golden egg!


Ludo Bagman
Harry battles the Hungarian Horntail in the first task

Face to face with the dragon


The egg Hagrid was given by a stranger sits in the fire in his hut, waiting to hatch

5 times eggs were significant in Harry Potter


‘Will you look at that! Our youngest champion is quickest to get his egg! Well, this is going to shorten the odds on Mr Potter!’


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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

By J.K. Rowling

‘Open it, Harry, go on! Let’s just see what’s inside it!’


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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

By J.K. Rowling

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Take a bath, and – er – take the egg with you, and – er – just mull things over in the hot water. It’ll help you think ... trust me


Cedric Diggory
Harry in the prefects bathroom

In the Prefects' bathroom


‘Come seek us where our voices sound,
We cannot sing above the ground,


Extract

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

By J.K. Rowling

Harry in the lake with the Merpeople in the Second Task.

The Great Lake

By J.K. Rowling


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Myrtle, there aren’t merpeople in there, are there?


Harry Potter
People try to restrain the four dragons before the first Triwizard Task

The Triwizard Tournament: a retrospective


Golden egg fact file


Magical properties

Sings when opened in water

Purpose

Gives the Triwizard champions an important clue about the second task

Who it belongs to

Cedric Diggory, Fleur Delacour, Harry Potter and Viktor Krum