Marauder’s Map

Marauder’s Map is one of the most oft used magical objects in Harry Potter Series. It shows the exact position of everyone in real time, in Hogwarts.


One of the Hogwarts’ most useful and also most interesting magical objects, Marauder’s Map, shows exact position and what they are doing of everyone in Hogwarts including ghosts. It created by Remus Lupin, Peter Pettingrew, Sirius Black and James Potter. It’s also only keepsake of Harry Potter from Hogwarts years.

The Marauder’s Map reveals everyone’s location with every single hidden passage, halfway and rooms in Hogwarts. Chamber of Secrets is only exception because it wasn’t known by Marauders whom created the map. Marauder’s Map can’t be fooled by potions, animagi spells and Cloak of Invisibility.

The map was gifted to Harry Potter by George and Fred in his third year at Hogwarts. Potter used the map for the first time to go Hogsmeade. Potter is still using the Marauder’s Map at his job at Ministry of Magic.

Used By

Creators of the map, Lupin, Pettingrew, Black and Potter were using the map to help Remus Lupin. While Lupin was transforming into a werewolf at full moon, his friends were scouting around to keep his lycanthropy hidden and keep him safe.

  • Remus Lupin
  • Peter Pettigrew
  • Sirius Black
  • James Potter I
  • Argus Filch
  • Fred Weasley
  • George Weasley
  • Barty Crouch Jr
  • Harry Potter (When Harry Potter obtained the Marauder’s Map, he used it several times. He used it to search Horcruxes for the last time.)
  • James Potter II

Where it Mentioned?

  • Harry Potter and Prisoner of Azkaban (First Time – Book and Movie)
  • Harry Potter and Goblet of Fire (Book and Movie)
  • Harry Potter and Order of Phoenix (Book and Movie)
  • Harry Potter and Half-Blood Prince (Book and Movie)
  • Harry Potter and Deathly Hallows 1-2-3 (Book and Movie)
  • Harry Potter and Cursed Child (Book)
Michael Shaner

Written by Michael Shaner

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