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An antidote was a substance, generally a potion, that would protect against or act as a remedy for specific ailments.[1] Sometimes time was all that was needed for certain magical effect to wear off, such as in the case of Polyjuice Potion, but others required a special application to counteract such effects. Antidotes were essential study for Aurors.[2] The Mandrake formed an essential part of most antidotes.[3] There was a sign at St Mungo's Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries reading "Antidotes are anti-don'ts unless approved by a qualified Healer."[4]

Known antidotes

Behind the scenes

  • According to W.O.M.B.A.T., it may be impossible to cure poison without the correct antidote.

See also

Appearances

Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Chapter 18 (Birthday Surprises)
  2. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Chapter 29 (Careers Advice)
  3. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Chapter 6 (Gilderoy Lockhart)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Chapter 22 (St Mungo's Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries)
  5. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Chapter 16 (In The Hog's Head)
  6. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (video game)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (video game)
  8. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Chapter 18 (Dumbledore's Army)
  9. 9.0 9.1 Pottermore
  10. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Chapter 17 (A Sluggish Memory)
  11. 11.0 11.1 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
  12. 12.0 12.1 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Chapter 6 (Draco's Detour)
  13. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Chapter 13 (Mad-Eye Moody)
  14. 14.0 14.1 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Chapter 20 (The First Task)
  15. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Chapter 5 (The Dementor)
  16. Wonderbook: Book of Potions
  17. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Chapter 8 (The Potions Master)
  18. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Chapter 11 (The Duelling Club)
  19. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Chapter 14 (The Thief)
  20. 20.0 20.1 20.2 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (video game)
  21. 21.0 21.1 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Chapter 36 (The Parting of the Ways)
  22. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Chapter 38 (The Second War Begins)
  23. Daily Prophet Newsletters
  24. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Chapter 9 (The Writing on the Wall)
  25. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (film)
  26. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Chapter 15 (The Hogwarts High Inquisitor)
  27. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Chapter 8 (The Deathday Party)
  28. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Chapter 12 (The Polyjuice Potion)
  29. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Chapter 17 (The Heir of Slytherin)
  30. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Chapter 10 (The Rogue Bludger)
  31. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Chapter 18 (Moony, Wormtail, Padfoot and Prongs)
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