The Department of MYTHteries is a super secret Quibbler column in which our witch and wizard investigators endeavor to discover the truth behind the myths and legends of the Harry Potter universe and fandom. For instance, is Nagini really the snake that Harry set free in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone? The answer to this and many other questions lies deep within this column.
Have a myth you want our witch and wizard investigators to tackle or want to submit your own investagation? Send myths to email@example.com.
- MYTHTERY: Was The Prophecy Referring To a Different Wizard? (July 19, 2023) - Can prophecies be wrong? AbsentMindedRaven explores this with perhaps the most famous prophecy to date.
- MYTHTERY: James and Oliver Phelps Frequently Switched Places During Filming (December 9, 2022) - Did James and Oliver Phelps play tricks on the cast and crew while filming the “Harry Potter” series? Take a look at the evidence.
- MYTHTERY: The Basilisk Bite Should Have Destroyed Voldemort’s Soul in Harry (July 2, 2022) - Should the basilisk bite have destroyed the bit of Voldemort's soul in Harry? MuggleNet takes a look at this theory.
- MYTHTERY: James Potter Could’ve Been the Potters’ Secret-Keeper (June 24, 2022) - Could James have taken charge of his own fate and avoided a massive tragedy? Here's what we think.
- MYTHTERY: Luna and Neville Were a Couple (June 1, 2022) - While some "Harry Potter" fans have pondered whether Luna and Neville make it as a couple after "Deathly Hallows," we’re unsure if they ever were one.
- MYTHTERY: Jacob Kowalski Has Wizarding Heritage (April 14, 2022) - Is one of Jacob's ancestors legendary "Fantastic Beasts" background character Jan Kowalski? Explore the fan theory vs. the canon.
- MYTHTERY: The Dursleys Treated Harry Terribly Because He Was a Horcrux (March 28, 2022) - Did the Dursleys treat Harry badly because he was a Horcrux? MuggleNet takes a look at this theory.
- MYTHTERY: Voldemort Is Incapable of Love (February 20, 2022) - Did Merope's use of a Love Potion mean Voldemort could never love? An investigation into the roots of this theory throws its validity into question.
- MYTHTERY: Santa Is a Wizard Traveling by Floo Powder (December 24, 2021) - What if Santa were just a benevolent wizard who loved to spread joy?
- MYTHTERY: Neville Wasn’t Bad at Magic – He Was Using the Wrong Wand (October 5, 2021) - Did Neville struggle with magic because he was using the wrong wand? MuggleNet takes a look at this theory.
- MYTHTERY: Draco Malfoy Is Actually a Vampire (September 28, 2021) - Draco Malfoy displays some classic telltale signs of being a vampire. The Quibbler investigates and suggests purchasing extra garlic. Just in case...
- MYTHTERY: James Potter Is the Real Genius Behind the Half-Blood Prince’s Potions Hacks (September 6, 2021) - What if Severus Snape was not a potions genius but merely a lucky eavesdropper?