Use Of Magic, Spells, Creatures And Magical Devices

1590 WordsOct 20, 20147 Pages
Throughout the Harry Potter series you are introduced to many forms of magic, spells, creatures and magical devices. One of the very first devices used in the series appears in the first book and is one of the main components to the book and a driving role in the plot even giving the book a title. That device is the Philosopher’s stone, also known as the Sorcerer’s stone. An extraordinary alchemist in the wizarding world and long-time friend of Albus Dumbledore, Nicolas Flame, created the stone. The stone is used to create the Elixir of Life potion. When someone drinks the Elixir of Life their life is extended however long they want as long as they keep taking the potion before its effects wear off. The potion can also reincarnate a dead but earthbound soul. After creating the stone, Mr. Flamel made the Elixir of Life potion to extend his and his wife, Perenelle’s, lives for over 600 years. The stone itself is a rufescent stone and not only can it basically be an ingredient to immortality, but it can also turn any metal into pure gold. The stone first appears in the Harry’s first year at Hogwarts. The stone is moved from Vault 713 at Gringotts to a chamber in Hogwarts after fear arises that the stone is going to be stolen. It is later found out that it is the Dark Lord, Lord Voldemort, is the one trying to steal the stone. He wants the stone to make the Elixir of Life potion and reincarnate himself into the world to take over. When the stone is placed in the chamber it is
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