Like most wizards and witches in Britain, he likely purchased it from Ollivanders at the age of eleven before beginning his education at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in 1993. Alternatively, it may have been handed down to him.
During the 1996–1997 school year, Nigel used his wand to practise various defensive and offensive spells during meetings with Dumbledore's Army in the Room of Requirement, such as the Stunning Spell with Harry Potter.
- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (film) (First appearance)
- Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (film)