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Resurrection Stone

The Resurrection Stone emerging from the first Snitch Harry ever caught

One of the three Deathly Hallows, it can bring back an echo of the dead


Harry, accompanied by the spirits of his dead family and friends, approaches Lord Voldemort prepared to die.

Resurrection in the forest


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So Death picked up a stone from the riverbank and gave it to the second brother, and told him that the stone would have the power to bring back the dead.


The Tales of Beedle the Bard

The black stone with its jagged crack running down the centre sat in the two halves of the Snitch.


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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

By J.K. Rowling

The idea of the Deathly Hallows had taken possession of him, and he could not rest while agitating thoughts whirled through his mind...


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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

By J.K. Rowling

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Work? Work? Ron, it never worked! There’s no such thing as a Resurrection Stone!


Hermione Granger
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IT’S IN HERE! He left me the ring – it’s in the Snitch


Harry Potter

Xenophilius set aside his empty teacup.

‘I assume that you are all familiar with “The Tale of the Three Brothers”?’


Extract

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

By J. K. Rowling

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I picked it up, and I put it on, and for a second I imagined that I was about to see Ariana, and my mother, and my father, and to tell them how very, very sorry I was...


Albus Dumbledore
One of Voldemort's Horcruxes, the Gaunt ring, which has the Resurrection Stone set into it

More than a ring


Ressurrection Stone fact file


Type

Deathly Hallow

Purpose

To temporarily bring back the dead