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The Wideye Potion, also known as the Awakening Potion, is a potion which prevents the drinker from falling asleep and can also be used to awaken someone from drugging or concussion.[1] It acts as an antidote for the Draught of Living Death.[2] Its recipe can be found in Magical Drafts and Potions.

History

During the 1986–1987 school year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Professor Severus Snape taught his third year Potions students how to concoct this particular brew.[3]

Brewing instructions

Step one

  1. Add 6 Snake fangs to the mortar
  2. Add 4 measures of Standard Ingredient to the mortar
  3. Add 6 Dried Billywig Stings to your cauldron
  4. Heat on a medium temperature for 30 seconds
  5. Finally crush the ingredients that are on the mortar
  6. Add 4 measures of the crushed ingredients to your cauldron
  7. Stir 3 times, clockwise
  8. Wave your wand
  9. Leave to brew and return in 8 hours (Copper), 14 hours (Brass), or 23 hours (Pewter).

Step two

  1. Add 2 sprigs of Wolfsbane to your cauldron
  2. Stir 3 times, anti-clockwise
  3. Wave your wand to complete the potion

Brew Times

  • Copper Cauldron: 8 hours
  • Brass Cauldron: 14 hours
  • Pewter Cauldron: 23 hours

Appearances

See also

Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Potions menu on Pottermore
  2. See this on the Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (video game) Official Website.
  3. Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery, Year 3, Chapter 2 (Boggarts and Butterbeer) - Potions Lesson "Wideye Potion"


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