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The Whomping Willow is a very valuable, very violent species of magical plant. Whomping Willows will attack anyone and anything that comes within range of its branches. A deciduous plant, its limbs function as arms and any damage to them must be treated in much the same way. The most famous Whomping Willow is the one planted on the grounds of Hogwarts. The Whomping Willow was planted around the year 1971 to disguise the opening of a secret passage leading from the Hogwarts grounds to the Shrieking Shack in the village of Hogsmeade.
It had a small knot near the base. Pressing the knot caused the tree to become immobilised. This allowed Remus Lupin to travel unnoticed to and from the Shrieking Shack, where he was able to undergo his transformation into a werewolf in privacy.
This same tree also nearly took the eye of student Davey Gudgeon.
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Help Harry and Ron race to Hogwarts™ in this action-packed LEGO® Harry Potter™ 75953 Hogwarts Whomping Willow™ set, as seen in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Fly the Ford Anglia into the spinning branches of the Whomping Willow, then help the young wizards escape to join Hermione at Hogwarts, featuring a dormitory, potions classroom, Professor Snape's office and an owlery. This fantastic Harry Potter building kit includes 6 minifigures and a Hedwig™ owl figure.
Includes 6 minifigures: Harry Potter™, Ron Weasley™, Hermione Granger™, Seamus Finnigan, Argus Filch and Severus Snape™, plus a Hedwig™ owl figure. Features the buildable Whomping Willow™ tree, Flying Ford Anglia car and Hogwarts™ castle section. Whomping Willow™ features spinning branches and the Shrieking Shack tunnel entrance. Flying Ford Anglia features 2 opening doors and an opening trunk with suitcases. 3-level Hogwarts™ castle section features a gate, parapet walk, 3 turrets, dormitory with 2 beds, potions classroom with worktable and Severus Snape’s office. Spin the tree’s branches to capture the car, then throw it to the ground to release Ron and Harry and drive through the castle gate. Patrol the ramparts with Argus Filch and his lantern. Mix potions with Professor Snape™ in the classroom. Accessory elements include potions, cauldrons, 2 suitcases, 5 wands, candles, a lantern, Daily Prophet newspaper and magic spell page, broom, tables, chair, tools and 2 inkpots with a quill. Combines with the 75954 Hogwarts™ Great Hall for even bigger LEGO® Harry Potter™ adventures. Recreate iconic scenes from the Harry Potter™ movies. Whomping Willow™ measures over 7” (18cm) high, 7” (20cm) wide and 7” (20cm) deep. Flying Ford Anglia measures over 1” (5cm) high, 4” (11cm) long and 2” (6cm) wide. Hogwarts™ castle section measures over 10” (27cm) high, 13” (35cm) wide and 3” (8cm) deep.
- This is the 7th Hogwarts Castle LEGO has made.
- This set marks the 3rd time the Flying Ford Anglia has appeared in a set.
- This is the first time Seamus Finnigan is seen physical minifigure form.