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'''Dark Detectors''' are objects than can be used to detect lying, concealment, or even when [[Dark Wizard]]s or one's enemies are around. However, they should not be relied on too much, as they can be fooled.
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|name=Dark Detector
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|image=[[File:Dark Detectors.jpg|250px|Some Dark Detectors, Foe-Glasses and Sensors]]
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|usage=Detection of lying, concealment or the [[Dark Arts]]
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|owners=*[[Alastor Moody]]
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*[[Bartemius Crouch Junior]]
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*[[Harry Potter]]
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*[[Dumbledore's Army]]
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'''Dark Detectors''' are [[magic]]al objects that can be used to detect lying, concealment, or even when [[Dark Wizard]]s or one's enemies are around. However, they should not be relied on too much, as they can be fooled.
   
 
==Known Dark Detectors==
 
==Known Dark Detectors==
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*[[Secrecy Sensor]]s
 
*[[Secrecy Sensor]]s
 
*[[Sneakoscope]]s
 
*[[Sneakoscope]]s
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*[[Aura|Trace]]-[[Tracking spell|tracking]] [[Repurposed Dark Detectors|dark detector with eyes]].
   
 
==Usages==
 
==Usages==
 
 
===Alastor Moody===
 
===Alastor Moody===
[[Alastor Moody]] seemed to own quite a few of these. This is probably because of his overly cautious, and perhaps paranoid, nature. They were used by [[Bartemius Crouch Jr.|Barty Crouch Jr]] when he was impersonating Moody.
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[[Alastor Moody]] seemed to own quite a few of these. This is probably because of his overly cautious and paranoid nature. They were used by [[Bartemius Crouch Junior|Barty Crouch Jr]] when he was impersonating Moody using [[Polyjuice Potion]] during the [[1994–1995 school year]] at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry|Hogwarts]].<ref name="GOF28">{{GOF|B|20}}</ref>
   
 
===Dumbledore's Army===
 
===Dumbledore's Army===
When [[Dumbledore's Army]] was formed in [[1995]] there were various Dark Detectors in the [[Room of Requirement]] when it served as the D.A.'s Headquarters.
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When [[Dumbledore's Army]] was formed in [[1995]], there were various Dark Detectors in the [[Room of Requirement]] when it served as the D.A.'s Headquarters.<ref name="OOTP18">{{OOTP|B|18}}</ref>
   
==Harry Potter==
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===Harry Potter===
[[Harry Potter]] owned two [[Sneakoscope|sneakoscopes]] throughout his [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry|Hogwart's years]]. The first one he got from [[Ronald Weasley|Ron]] in [[1993]] for his Birthday. In [[1997]] [[Hermione Granger|Hermione]] gave him a new one for his Birthday, as his old one was cracked and worn out.
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[[Harry Potter]] owned two [[sneakoscope]]s throughout his [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry|Hogwart's years]]. The first one he got from [[Ronald Weasley|Ron]] in [[1993]] for his Birthday.<ref name="POA1">{{POA|B|1}}</ref> In [[1997]] [[Hermione Granger|Hermione]] gave him a new one for his Birthday, as his old one was cracked and worn out.<ref name="DH2">{{DH|B|2}}</ref>
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===[[Statute of Secrecy Task Force]]===
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Following the outbreak of [[Calamity|The Calamity]] and the subsequent establishment of the [[Statute of Secrecy Task Force]] in the late [[2010s]], the [[British Ministry of Magic]] supplied members of said department with modified [[Dark Detector]]s, which had been "re-purposed" and "attuned" to find hidden [[Aura|Traces]] created by the [[Calamity]].<ref name="WU">{{WU}}</ref>
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==In Game==
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https://twinfinite.net/2019/06/harry-potter-wizards-unite-how-to-get-dark-detectors-what-they-do/
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
*''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]'' {{Mention}}
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*{{POA}} {{1st}}
*''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (video game)]]''
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*{{POA|F}} {{Comment|Deleted scene}}
*''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]''
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*{{GOF}}
[[Category:Dark Detectors| ]]
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*{{GOF|F}}
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*{{GOF|G}}
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*{{OOTP}}
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*{{HBP}}
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*{{HBP|F}}
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*{{DH}}
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*{{WWHP}}
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*{{WU}}
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==Notes and references==
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{{Reflist}}[[de:Antiobskurant]]
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[[fr:Détecteur de magie noire]]
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[[pl:Wykrywacz czarnej magii]]
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[[Category:Dark Detectors|Dark Detectors]]

Latest revision as of 04:52, July 29, 2020

Dark Detectors are magical objects that can be used to detect lying, concealment, or even when Dark Wizards or one's enemies are around. However, they should not be relied on too much, as they can be fooled.

Known Dark DetectorsEdit

UsagesEdit

Alastor MoodyEdit

Alastor Moody seemed to own quite a few of these. This is probably because of his overly cautious and paranoid nature. They were used by Barty Crouch Jr when he was impersonating Moody using Polyjuice Potion during the 1994–1995 school year at Hogwarts.[1]

Dumbledore's ArmyEdit

When Dumbledore's Army was formed in 1995, there were various Dark Detectors in the Room of Requirement when it served as the D.A.'s Headquarters.[2]

Harry PotterEdit

Harry Potter owned two sneakoscopes throughout his Hogwart's years. The first one he got from Ron in 1993 for his Birthday.[3] In 1997 Hermione gave him a new one for his Birthday, as his old one was cracked and worn out.[4]

Statute of Secrecy Task ForceEdit

Following the outbreak of The Calamity and the subsequent establishment of the Statute of Secrecy Task Force in the late 2010s, the British Ministry of Magic supplied members of said department with modified Dark Detectors, which had been "re-purposed" and "attuned" to find hidden Traces created by the Calamity.[5]

In GameEdit

https://twinfinite.net/2019/06/harry-potter-wizards-unite-how-to-get-dark-detectors-what-they-do/

AppearancesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

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