Morsmordre is the first and only Moment in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Chapter 9, The Dark Mark.

Opening Description

And then, without warning, the silence was rent by a voice unlike any they had heard in the wood; and it uttered, not a panicked shout, but what sounded like a spell.
And something vast, green and glittering erupted from the patch of darkness Harry’s eyes had been struggling to penetrate: it flew up over the treetops and into the sky.




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  • You can find the Bat Wings between Ron and Hermione.
  • The Poison Ivy is in the tree above Harry's head.
  • The Leaping Toadstool is on the tree-root in front of Harry's leg.
  • The Woodlice are on a tree at the far side of the clearing.
  • Birds fly out of various trees if you mouse over them.


An excerpt from the audiobook is read out by Stephen Fry.

You can hear the screams from the campsite in the background, and every now and again someone treads on a twig.

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See Also

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Bagman and Crouch
The Campsite
The Quidditch World Cup
The Golden Stadium
The Dark Mark
Mayhem at the Ministry
Dress Robes
Aboard the Hogwarts Express
A Hundred Horseless Carriages