The Shadow of the Womping Willow is the first moment in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Chapter 17, Cat, Rat and Dog.


Then, out of nowhere, something hit Harry so hard across the face he was knocked off his feet again. He heard Hermione shriek with pain and fall, too. Harry groped for his wand, blinking blood out of  his eyes —


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  • The Fluxweed is above Hermione's head on the left-hand side of the roots.
  • The Asphodel is in the middle, to the left of Harry's feet.
  • The Leaping Toadstool is clearly visible on the right-hand side of the roots.

Various things react when you mouse over them:

  • Harry's wand will light up, to make things easier to find.
  • Hover over the tree and the branches will swing noisily.
  • Hover on the ground between Hermione and Harry and the invisibility cloak will appear: it will disappear again after a couple of seconds.

See also

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
The Quidditch Final
Gryffindor Wins the Cup
Professor Trelawney's Prediction
Exam Time
The Committee
Cat, Rat and Dog
The Shadow of the Whomping Willow
The Man in the Shadows
Moony, Wormtail, Padfoot and Prongs
Lupin's Tale
The Servant of Lord Voldemort
Peter's Transformation
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