Polyjuice Potion

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'''Polyjuidce Potion''' transforms one's appearance into that of someone else for a limited time period.<ref name="The writing on the wall">J.K. Rowling [[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets|CoS]] 9</ref>
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'''Polyjuice Potion''' transforms one's appearance into that of someone else for a limited time period.<ref name="The writing on the wall">J.K. Rowling [[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets|CoS]] 9</ref>
==Ingredients==
==Ingredients==

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This magical potion was used many times in the novels, from Hermione's batch in Myrtle's bathroom to the seven Potters scene in Deathly Hallows and beyond.

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Polyjuice Potion transforms one's appearance into that of someone else for a limited time period.[1]

Ingredients

Polyjuice potion is made with Lacewing flies, leeches, fluxweed, knotgrass, powdered horn of a bicorn, shredded skin of a boomslang, and a bit of whoever one wants to change into. The fluxweed needs to be picked at the full moon and the lacewings have got to be stewed for twenty-one days so the potion takes about a month to prepare.[2]

Appearance

The Polyjuice Potion is first described as looking like "thick, dark mud, bubbling sluggishly".[3] When Harry is offically taught about the potion by Horace Slughorn and he again describes it as a "slow-bubbling, mudlike substance". [4]

References

  1. J.K. Rowling CoS 9
  2. J.K. Rowling CoS 10
  3. J.K. Rowling CoS 12
  4. J.K. Rowling HBP 9