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Does Legilimency work on muggles?
A person who practised this art was known as a Legilimens. Muggles might call this “mind-reading”, but practitioners disdained the term as naive. Some magical creatures, such as Wampus cats, could also perform Legilimency.
Can muggle borns be Legilimens?
Yes, of someone is born as a Legilimens, he/she has the ability to read other’s minds from a very young age.
Do muggles know about magic?
Muggles very rarely understood magic, even going to extreme lengths (and sometimes making themselves seem rather foolish to wizards) to ignore obvious occurrences of magic, and wizards very rarely understood technology. Even though the Muggles lacked magic, they still posed a threat to the wizarding world.
How do you block Legilimens?
Occlumency was the magic of closing one’s mind against Legilimency. It was ancient, and had existed since medieval times. It could prevent a Legilimens from accessing one’s thoughts and feelings, or influencing them. A wizard or witch who practised this art was known as an Occlumens.
What is a Legilimens in Harry Potter?
Harry Potter’s mind being invaded by Severus Snape during their Occlumency lessons. Legilimency is the act of magically navigating through the many layers of a person’s mind and correctly interpreting one’s findings. A person who practises this art is known as a Legilimens.
Are there any Muggles that know about the Wizarding World?
Throughout the series, there are many muggles which we see that know about the wizarding world, and no effort seems to be made to stop them. All of them seem to fit into the mold of family of wizards, but let me just make a list of the ones we know about.
Did other witches and Wizards ever use Legilimency?
Other witches and wizards have used Legilimency on several different occasions as well. Queenie Goldstein was a talented Legilimens who would frequently read those around her and verbally respond to those thoughts. She did so without malicious intent but was often scolded for looking into others’ minds without their permission.
Why do Muggles have to be honest about their past?
It’s also possible it’s part of the agreement made by muggles and the magic world that involved the witches and wizards withdrawing and remaining hidden. If part of that is a magic agreement to not deceive families of witches and wizards, then there is no choice but to be honest.