Wolfe's wands were powerful but difficult to master, and were good for transfiguration work. Wands with Thunderbird tail feather cores, like the birds the feathers are taken from, are able to sense danger and can cast curses on their own. Wands with Thunderbird tail feather cores have been known to fire curses pre-emptively when supernatural dangers are present.
- Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (First mentioned) (mentioned in 2017 edition)
- Pottermore (Mentioned only)