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An illustration of Fawkes

Faithful magical birds which burst into flame when when their bodies begin to fail, to be reborn from the ashes

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Fascinating creatures, phoenixes. They can carry immensely heavy loads, their tears have healing powers and they make highly faithful pets.

Albus Dumbledore
Wands Cores

Wand Cores

By J.K. Rowling

An illustration of Fawkes

The red and gold bird

An old Fawkes in Dumbledore's office

Harry meets a decrepit Fawkes

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It so happens that the phoenix whose tail feather is in your wand, gave another feather - just one other.

Garrick Ollivander
An illustration of Fawkes attacking the Basilisk.

Fawkes strikes the Basilisk

Phoenixes fact file




Red and gold feathers

Magic Abilities

Ability to burst into flame when their bodies begin to fail, then be reborn from the ashes. Can carry incredibly heavy loads, tears have healing properties


Domesticated phoenixes are loyal to their owners