Here's what all of the different magic wands can do in 'Harry Potter'

In the world of “Harry Potter,” wands are what makes magic happen.

It’s what lets wizards and witches cast spells, and it can form an attachment with a person over their lives. As Garrick Ollivander, the famous wandmaker, told Harry at the beginning of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”: “The wand chooses the wizard, Mr. Potter. It’s not always clear why.” put together a nifty infographic of all of the most important wands in the “Harry Potter” series, based on how they’re described by J.K. Rowling in the books and elsewhere. It’s not to scale. Check it out:

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