Veritaserum forces its drinker to tell the truth all times. It used many times in wizarding history for interrogations.


One of the most powerful potions ever seen, Veritaserum is a truth potion. It’s odourless and transparent liquid which forces the speaker tell the truth. Even it’s the most powerful truth serum, it is possible to use some techniques to resist its effects.

Veritaserum is strictly controlled by Ministry of Magic. Producing this potion takes one moon cycle which is 28 days. It used in many times in Hogwarts history as well as in the Battle of Hogwarts.


  • Forces to speak truth in every occasion

Side Effects

  • There isn’t any known side effect for Veritaserum.

Used By

  • Barty Crouch Jr
  • Dolores Umbridge
  • Horace Slughorn
  • Rita Skeeter
  • Bathilda Bagshot

Where it Mentioned?

  • Harry Potter and Goblet of Fire (First Time – 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 (Book and Movie)
  • Harry Potter and Cursed Child (Book)
Michael Shaner

Written by Michael Shaner

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