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The Deathly Hallows

Concept art of Xenophilius' Deathly Hallows pendant

Three legendary objects owned and likely created by the Peverell brothers. Together, they are said to make one 'master of death'

Deathly Hallows fact file


A wand, a stone and a cloak

Magical properties

The wand is said to be unbeatable in combat, the stone is said to recall the dead and the cloak turns its wearer invisible

Who made or first owned it

The Peverell brothers; Antioch, Cadmus and Ignotus

Who it belongs to

The stone and the cloak were passed down through the Gaunt and Potter families. The Elder Wand has changed hands many times, often through murderous means

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Your father left this in my possession before he died.
It is time it was returned to you.
Use it well.
A Very Merry Christmas to you

Albus Dumbledore
Dumbledore uses the Elder Wand to extract a memory

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Xenophilius set aside his empty teacup.

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


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The Resurrection Stone emerging from the first Snitch Harry ever caught

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I killed Severus Snape three hours ago, and the Elder Wand, the Deathstick, the Wand of Destiny is truly mine!

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