The Egg in the Fire is the second moment in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Chapter 14, Norbert the Norwegian Ridgeback.


When they knocked on the door of the gamekeeper’s hut an hour later, they were surprised to see that all the curtains were closed. Hagrid called, ‘Who is it?’ before he let them in and then shut the door quickly behind them…



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  • Mousing over the oven mitt, poker, and ladle will make them sway.

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  • In the fireplace, you will see the egg which will sway when you mouse over it.
  • Placing your pointer on the kettle will make it steam.


You can hear the crackling of fire with the occasional creak of the floorboards.

This moment also contains a snippet of the audio book read by Stephen Fry.

See Also

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
The Mirror of Erised
The Library
Christmas at Hogwarts
The Disused Classroom
Nicolas Flamel
Nicolas Flamel is Finally Revealed
The Hooded Figure
Norbert the Norwegian Ridgeback
Hagrid's Secret
The Egg in the Fire
A Plan for Norbert the Baby Dragon
The Forbidden Forest
Harry Becomes an Outcast
Into the Forbidden Forest
Through the Trapdoor
The Winged Keys
The Chessboard Chamber
The Potion Puzzle
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