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  • Copyright 2013
  • Dimensions: 6" x 9"
  • Edition: 1st
  • eBook (Watermarked)
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-297762-1
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-297762-3

Pottermore.com allows you to experience the adventures of Harry Potter in a whole new and exciting way. During your quest, you’ll re-live important and memorable scenes from the Harry Potter books, and take part in your own, unique and interactive adventure that’s chock full of places to explore, characters to interact with, magical or enchanted items to find, creatures to learn about, and mysterious puzzles to solve. Everything you need to know in order to experience and enjoy Pottermore.com is included within this book, such as:

•   An easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide through Book 1 of your Pottermore.com adventure.

•   Put on the Sorting Hat and get placed within Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, Hufflepuff or Slytherin, so you can experience your own, unique adventure and begin earning House Points.

•   Follow in the footsteps of Harry as you re-live memorable scenes from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, and unlock never-before-revealed details about the characters, creatures, places, and objects from the Harry Potter books.

•   Find all of the hidden items, and solve mysteries throughout your quest.

•   Learn the secrets for becoming an expert at potion brewing.

•   Master the art of Wizard’s Duels and learn how to successfully cast powerful spells.

•   Discover how to unlock the exclusive content within Pottermore written by J.K. Rowling.

If you’re a fan of the Harry Potter books and movies, you’ll definitely want to experience Pottermore.com. Grab your wand and a copy of this unofficial strategy guide, so you won’t miss out on anything that Pottermore.com has to offer! Your training at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry awaits!

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Table of Contents

1    Harry Potter Goes Interactive ......................1

    So, What’s Pottermore Anyway?........................ 3

    You Can Also Visit the Pottermore Shop .................. 5

    How to Navigate Your Way Around Pottermore ....................... 6

        Use the Magical Gateway to Navigate Your Way Around .......... 7

        View Your Profile Page ..................... 9

        Receive Messages from the Owl ...............11

        Experience Pottermore Chapter by Chapter ..................12

        Manage Your Pottermore Account ......................13

        A Few More Menu Commands Are Available to You .............14

    Your Adventure Is About to Begin ....................15

2    Signing Up for Pottermore.com ...................17

    Register to Be a Hogwarts Student ....................18

        Choose Your Unique Pottermore Username .............20

        Your Admission Letter Comes by Email, Not by Owl ........21

    Follow in Harry’s Footsteps, but Experience Your Own Adventure As Well.......24

3    Your Magical Adventure Begins ..............25

    The Magical Gateway ..........................26

    Chapter 1: The Boy Who Lived .......................27

        Scene 1: Number Four, Privet Drive .....................28

        Scene 2: Something Peculiar Is Happening .........30

        Scene 3: Harry Is Delivered .................32

    Chapter 2: The Vanishing Glass .........................34

        Scene 1: The Cupboard Under the Stairs ............35

        Scene 2: The Trip to the Zoo ....................36

    Chapter 3: Letters from No One ............ 37

        Scene 1: Harry Receives a Mysterious Letter ...........38

        Scene 2: The Hut on the Rock ...................39

    Chapter 4: The Keeper of the Keys.....................40

        Scene 1: Hagrid Arrives ...................40

        Scene 2: Harry Receives His Letter at Last .............42

    Chapter 5: Diagon Alley ............................43

        Scene 1: Arriving at Diagon Alley ...................43

        Scene 2: Harry and Hagrid Visit Gringotts .....................44

        Scene 3: Harry Goes Shopping .................................46

        Next Stop, Eeylops Owl Emporium & Magical Menagerie ................49

        Purchase Your Magic Wand at Ollivanders: Makers of Fine Wands....51

    Chapter 6: The Journey from Platform Nine and Three-Quarters ........56

        Scene 1: The Hogwarts Express ...............57

        Scene 2: The Journey to Hogwarts ...........58

    Chapter 7: The Sorting Hat ...........59

        Scene 1: The Entrance Hall ..........60

        Scene 2: The Sorting Ceremony ..............61

        Scene 3: The Sorting Hat .................63

    Chapter 8: The Potions Master .......................64

        Scene 1: Harry’s Early Days at Hogwarts...........64

        Scene 2: Harry’s First Potions Lesson .......65

        Scene 3: Hagrid’s Wooden House ...................67

    Chapter 9: The Midnight Duel ....... 68

        Scene 1: Flying Lesson ....... 69

        Scene 2: The Trophy Room ..................69

        Scene 3: The Forbidden Corridor .... 71

    Chapter 10: Halloween ........... 72

        Scene 1: Harry’s Special Delivery ..........72

        Scene 2: Charm Class...............73

        Scene 3: The Mountain Troll ...........74

    Chapter 11: Quidditch .....................75

        Scene 1: Charms Homework .........75

        Scene 2: The Golden Snitch ..............77

    Chapter 12: The Mirror of Erised ....................78

        Scene 1: The Library .........................78

        Scene 2: Christmas at Hogwarts..............79

        Scene 3: The Disused Classroom ....................80

    Chapter 13: Nicolas Flamel .......................81

        Scene 1: Nicolas Flamel Is Finally Revealed .............82

        Scene 2: The Hooded Figure ..................83

    Chapter 14: Norbert the Norwegian Ridgeback .................84

        Scene 1: Hagrid’s Secret ........................84

        Scene 2: The Egg in the Fire ..................85

        Scene 3: A Plan for Norbert the Baby Dragon ..............86

    Chapter 15: The Forbidden Forest ....................88

        Scene 1: Harry Becomes an Outcast .........88

        Scene 2: Into the Forbidden Forest ..........89

    Chapter 16: Through the Trapdoor ...................90

        Scene 1: The Winged Keys...........................91

        Scene 2: The Chessboard Chamber .................91

        Scene 3: The Potion Puzzle ........................92

    Chapter 17: The Man with Two Faces ..............93

        Scene 1: The Sorcerer’s Stone ...............94

        Scene 2: The Hospital Wing .......................95

        Scene 3: The End-of-Year Feast ............................95

4    Wizard’s Duels: Enhance Your Spell-Casting Skills............99

    A Beginner’s Guide to Spell Casting .................100

    How to Cast a Spell ........... 101

        You Can Cast Many Different Spells ..............104

    Participating in Wizard’s Duels............105

        How to Respond to Wizard’s Duel Requests ...................107

    Unlock More Spells as Your Adventure Continues ..............108

5    Potion Brewing for Hogwarts Students ..............109

    A Successful Potion Starts with the Perfect Cauldron ...........110

    Shop for Potion Ingredients at the Apothecary ...................112

        Replenish Your Ingredients Without Having to Buy Them .........113

    Potion Brewing for Fun and to Earn House Points .........113

        Prepare to Brew a Potion..........................116

        Get Started Brewing a Potion ..................117

        The Number of House Points You Earn Depends on the Potion You Brew..........................122

6    Making Friends with Fellow Witches and Wizards in Pottermore...........123

    Invite People to Be Your Online Friends .............124

    Accept Incoming Friend Requests ................125

    How to Interact with Your Pottermore Friends ..........126

    How to Find New Pottermore Friends ..............128

    Sending and Receiving Gifts ........................129

    Show Others What You Like About Pottermore ...............131

7    Your Adventure Continues ...............133

    How to Post Comments on Pottermore .......................134

        What to Write in Your Comments ..................134

    Share Your Original Drawings and Artwork ..........136

        How to Upload Artwork to Pottermore ............137

    Prepare Yourself for Book 2, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets .........139

9780789749420, TOC, 11/13/2012

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