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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 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: 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?
- MYTHTERY: Crookshanks Is Part Kneazle (August 24, 2021) - Is Crookshanks part Kneazle? MuggleNet takes a look at this theory.
- MYTHTERY: The 11th School of Witchcraft and Wizardry Is in New Zealand (May 30, 2021) - The Shire, Mordor, and Rohan are not the only magical places New Zealand has been hiding...
- MYTHTERY: Lavender Brown Is Alive and a Werewolf (May 29, 2021) - Lavender Brown is alive and well, except during the full moon...
- MYTHTERY: Is Dumbledore Actually Time-Traveling Ron in Disguise? (September 30, 2020) - Was Dumbledore actually a time-traveling Ron in disguise? MuggleNet takes a look at this fan theory from 2004.
- MYTHTERY: You Didn’t Get Your Hogwarts Letter Because of Voldemort (June 22, 2020) - Thought you were a Muggle? Think again. You may not have received your letter to Hogwarts because of Voldemort.
- MYTHTERY: Was Crookshanks Originally Lily Potter’s Cat? (December 17, 2019) - Was Crookshanks originally the Potter family's cat? MuggleNet discusses this popular fan theory.