Achieving particular importance in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Wands have been crucial symbolically and as plot-movers in the series. More than mere instruments for channeling magic, they seem at times to have a power and knowledge of their very own.
Dissecting the Elder Wand
Jo hasn't keyed us in to the full effects of the wand, which is a seriously interesting thing in the series, but she has made one thing perfectly clear: the wand is anything but unbeatable.
On the Elder Wand
What does the Elder Wand reveal about wands in general - and why exactly is it so powerful?