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Marauder's Map

The Marauder's Map

Magic parchment that reveals the current location of anyone on Hogwarts grounds


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


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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


Prongs, Padfoot, Moony and Wormtail in their transfigured animal forms.

Marauders transformed


Harry's wand and glasses resting on the Marauders map on a desk

Harry’s prized possessions


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The point is, even if you’re wearing an Invisibility Cloak you show up on the Marauder’s Map.


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

Hogwarts secret passages


Marauder's Map fact file


Magical properties

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

Purpose

Mischief

Who made or first owned it

The Marauders: Remus Lupin (‘Moony’), Peter Pettigrew (‘Wormtail’), Sirius Black (‘Padfoot’) and James Potter (‘Prongs’)