PTNS-101 Lessons

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You find yourself in a darkly-lit dungeon, awaiting expectantly for your first Potions class. There is a certain aura of restlessness and excitement lingering in the air, and you can see that many of your classmates share your excitement. Soon enough, a tall man makes his way into the room, abrupt…

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Welcome, everyone, to the second week of Potions 101. I have enjoyed reading all of your introduction essays and I am overjoyed that so many of you are aspiring to be exceptional potioneers. I know that you are all anxious to brew your first potion, but I want you to be familiar with the fundamenta…

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Hello, everyone, and welcome to our third lesson of the year! As I’m sure you have noticed even this early on in your Hogwarts career, we don’t all come from the same backgrounds. In my case, I grew up in a military base with a mixed-blood family before attending Mahoutokoro. Some of us…

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Welcome to the fourth lesson of Potions 101. I hope that you’re excited to brew your first in-class potion today. We will be starting off by brewing the Cure for Boils. All the potions we produce in class, from first year and beyond, are important, but some are more glamorous than others. Thi…

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As all of you are aware, today’s lesson concludes with the first midterm exam in your potions education. To hopefully ease the tension and stress, I have taken this opportunity to try out my new Muggle contraption which I found in a knick-knack store over the weekend. This is what is know…

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As we come out of the midterm, we take a bit of a detour to discuss a topic that, while it is by no means a specialty of mine, I was told has been a favorite for young students for many years. Indeed, the dragon is not simply an iconic creature in the wizard community, but also one of the most long…

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Today we will be studying three different types of ingredients: magical, mundane, and transitional. This may seem a simple topic, but it’s important to recognize the difference between the three categorizations, though all three broadly encompass a range of animal, plant, and mineral ingredie…

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Welcome, my dear students, to our second lab for this term. I am so sorry to have been sidetracked by my own musings. I am developing my own formula for a potion and it can get me quite distracted. But onward to today! We will be brewing the Forgetfulness Potion. Perhaps this is not the best choice…

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Welcome to your final class for your first year of Potions. As with all good things they must, unfortunately, come to an end. To lighten the mood, I decided to brighten up our classroom a bit with some of my favorite decorations. I hope that all of you feel as though you have a solid foundational…

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This course provides an introduction to potions and potioneering. First Years will learn safety and fundamental potions usage, terms, brewing, and basic theory. We will cover major ingredients as well as some history of potions. Enroll