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Polyjuice Potion

Polyjuice ready to drink fro the  Chamber of Secrets

A potion that can give the drinker the appearance of another person.


‘Did you get them?’ Hermione asked breathlessly. Harry showed her Goyle’s hair. ‘Good. And I sneaked these spare robes out of the laundry...


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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

by J.K. Rowling

Fred and George are about to drink Polyjuice Potion.

Fred and George drink their Polyjuice Potion


‘Hermione?’ ‘Hm?’ ‘I’ve been thinking. I – I want to go to Godric’s Hollow.’ She looked up at him but her eyes were unfocused and he was...


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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

By J.K. Rowling

Harry, Ron and Hermione work on brewing the Polyjuice Potion in Moaning Myrtle's bathroom

A secret place to brew


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It transforms you into somebody else. Think about it! We could change into three of the Slytherins.


Hermione Granger

Polyjuice Potion fact file


Type

Potion

The effect it has on the recipient

Gives the drinker the appearance of someone else

Famous moment a wizard or witch uses it

Hermione once accidentally used Polyjuice Potion to turn into a cat.