The Shrieking Shack is the second moment in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Chapter 14, Snape's Grudge.


Malfoy’s head jerked forwards as the mud hit him; his silver-blond hair was suddenly dripping in muck.



Zoom levels

This moment has 2 zoom levels.

Zoom 1

  • The leaping toadstool is on the ground, next to the tree near the building.
  • The soap is in Ron's right pocket
  • The dragon liver is on top of the roof overhang above the door on the left side.

Various things response when you mouse over them:

  • The birds on the tree will fly away when you mouse over the middle one
  • A plank falls off the boarded-up door.
  • The lock on the gate squeaks
  • Mud on the ground bubbles and pops
  • Harry's cloak becomes more visible, then disappears again.

Zoom 2

  • The lavender is on the mountain in the center, a little less than halfway up.
  • The Valerian sprigs are in a brown patch left of the bottom right hill.


You can hear a gentle breeze with various birds calling.

See also

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
The Patronus
Expecto Patronum
Gryffindor Versus Ravenclaw
Ron Tries Out the Firebolt
A Rude Awakening
Snape's Grudge
Buckbeak's Appeal
The Shrieking Shack
A Spare Bit of Parchment
The Quidditch Final
Gryffindor Wins the Cup
Professor Trelawney's Prediction
Exam Time
The Committee
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