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* ArsonMurderAndJaywalking: During the first Defense Against the Dark Arts lesson.

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* ArsonMurderAndJaywalking: During the first Defense Defence Against the Dark Arts lesson.



* CensorSuds: The prefect bathtub is loaded with suds and bubbles, which come in handy when Moaning Myrtle decides to drop in on Harry.

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* CensorSuds: The prefect bathtub bath is loaded with suds and bubbles, which come in handy when Moaning Myrtle decides to drop in on Harry.



** Moaning Myrtle "sometimes" sneaks into the Prefects' bathroom to watch them bathing. Harry finds out when he borrows the tub to decipher a clue that's only audible underwater.

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** Moaning Myrtle "sometimes" sneaks into the Prefects' bathroom to watch them bathing. Harry finds out when he borrows the tub bath to decipher a clue that's only audible underwater.



* DisguisedInDrag: A quick gag at the beginning has a wizard doing this by accident. He was told he couldn't wear the usual (gender-neutral) robes at the Quidditch Cup for masquerade reasons, so he picked up a nice sundress in a muggle shop. When other wizards try to explain they're women's clothes, he doesn't believe them.

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* DisguisedInDrag: A quick gag at the beginning has a wizard doing this by accident. He was told he couldn't wear the usual (gender-neutral) robes at the Quidditch Cup for masquerade reasons, so he picked up a nice sundress nightdress in a muggle shop. When other wizards try to explain they're it's women's clothes, clothing, he doesn't believe them.



* EveryoneLooksSexierIfFrench: The Beauxbatons students. Proving that this trope can cross gender boundaries, the Patil Twins do have fun with a pair of boys from Beauxbatons.

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* EveryoneLooksSexierIfFrench: The Beauxbatons students. Proving that this trope can cross gender boundaries, the Patil Twins twins do have fun with a pair of boys from Beauxbatons.



* EvilGloating: Draco Malfoy gives one to Harry about Voldemort coming back and killing Muggleborn wizards... that is, until he, Crabbe, and Goyle get their butt handed to them and by the Trio and the Weasley twins, no less.

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* EvilGloating: Draco Malfoy gives one to Harry about Voldemort coming back and killing Muggleborn wizards... that is, until he, Crabbe, Crabbe and Goyle get their butt butts handed to them and by the Trio trio and the Weasley twins, no less.



** The Beginning of the book starts off with a Nightmare where Harry is dreaming about Voldemort killing an Old Man, which later turns out to be [[DreamSpying a psychic dream of an event that actually occurred]]. [[spoiler: This lays the groundwork for Occlumency and the Mental Connection that Harry and Voldemort have that is further delved into in the next book.]]

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** The Beginning beginning of the book starts off with a Nightmare nightmare where Harry is dreaming about Voldemort killing an Old Man, old man, which later turns out to be [[DreamSpying a psychic dream of an event that actually occurred]]. [[spoiler: This lays the groundwork for Occlumency and the Mental Connection that Harry and Voldemort have that is further delved into in the next book.]]



** Mad Eye Moody saying "If there's one thing I hate, it's a Death Eater who walked free." Pays off when it's discovered that [[spoiler:it's not really Mad Eye Moody, but a loyal death eater in disguise as Moody who said it.]]

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** Mad Eye Moody saying "If there's one thing I hate, it's a Death Eater who walked free." free". Pays off when it's discovered that [[spoiler:it's not really Mad Eye Moody, but a loyal death eater in disguise as Moody who said it.]]



** As Harry looks at the tent it is pointed out that he had never been camping before. [[spoiler: Oh, will he become experienced in three years time...]]
** Hagrid mentions that Rita Skeeter wasn't happy with his good report about Harry. Ron jokes that she wants a new angle - 'you were supposed to say Harry's a mad delinquent'. [[spoiler: By the end of the book, Rita does exactly that, laying the groundwork for a year-long Ministry smear campaign.]]
*** Going along with that, Dumbledore warns at the end of the year that "Lord Voldemort's gift for spreading discord and enmity is very great." The next year, the Ministry's refusal to accept that he's back creates a great deal of discord and enmity, the most notable example being between Percy and his family.

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** As Harry looks at the tent it is pointed out that he had never been camping before. [[spoiler: Oh, will he become experienced in three years years' time...]]
** Hagrid mentions that Rita Skeeter wasn't happy with his good report about Harry. Ron jokes that she wants a new angle - -- 'you were supposed to say Harry's a mad delinquent'. [[spoiler: By the end of the book, Rita does exactly that, laying the groundwork for a year-long Ministry smear campaign.]]
*** Going along with that, Dumbledore warns at the end of the year that "Lord Voldemort's gift for spreading discord and enmity is very great." great". The next year, the Ministry's refusal to accept that he's back creates a great deal of discord and enmity, the most notable example being between Percy and his family.



* ForgotAboutHisPowers: Harry uses [[SummonToHand Accio]] to summon his broom during the first task, he didn't think of just using it to summon the dragon egg he was trying to get or summoning the broom to fly over the maze in the third task.

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* ForgotAboutHisPowers: Harry uses [[SummonToHand Accio]] to summon his broom during the first task, task; he didn't think of just using it to summon the dragon egg he was trying to get or summoning the broom to fly over the maze in the third task.



** Naturally Malfoy, Crabbe, and Goyle show up to antagonize the trio.
* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Ron asks Lavender Brown if he can see her "Uranus" during Divinations class.
** Before the Triwizard Tournament, the participants are having their wands inspected by representatives from the Ministry of Magic. One of them, inspecting Cedric's wand, ask him how often he polishes it. Cedric replies (with a broad grin) that he polishes his wand every night.

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** Naturally Malfoy, Crabbe, and Goyle show up to antagonize antagonise the trio.
* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Ron asks Lavender Brown if he can see her "Uranus" during Divinations class.
Divination.
** Before the Triwizard Tournament, the participants are having their wands inspected by representatives from the Ministry of Magic. One of them, inspecting Cedric's wand, ask him how often he polishes treats it. Cedric replies (with a broad grin) that he polishes polished his wand every the previous night.



* GoldenSnitch: The points given in the first two tasks just decide what order the contestants go into the maze in the third task.
* GracefulInTheirElement: Viktor is graceful on a broomstick but waddling on land.

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* GoldenSnitch: The points given in the first two tasks just decide what order the contestants go into the maze in the third task.
* GracefulInTheirElement: Viktor is graceful on a broomstick but waddling duck-footed on land.



* HateSink: Rita Skeeter is a shameless paparazzi who prints outright lies about Harry and outs Hagrid as half-giant.

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* HateSink: Rita Skeeter is a shameless paparazzi journalist who prints outright lies about Harry and outs Hagrid as half-giant.



** Barty Crouch Sr. is the former head of Law Enforcement, whose job it is to police the Wizarding World and stop the use of Unforgivable Curses. During the War against Voldemort, he authorized his people to use the Unforgivable Curses and gave them leeway to kill rather than capture suspects.

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** Barty Crouch Sr. is the former head of Law Enforcement, whose job it is to police the Wizarding World and stop the use of Unforgivable Curses. During the War against Voldemort, he authorized authorised his people to use the Unforgivable Curses and gave them leeway to kill rather than capture suspects.



** Human variants appear with Fleur Delacour and her sister, whose (presumably) human-wizard grandfather married a veela and Hagrid, who had a wizard father and giantess mother. Madame Maxime is also half-giantess.

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** Human variants appear with Fleur Delacour and her sister, whose (presumably) human-wizard grandfather married a veela Veela, and Hagrid, who had a wizard father and giantess mother. Madame Maxime is also half-giantess.



* HypocriticalHumor: Before the Weasleys come to get Harry, Uncle Vernon calls Mrs. Weasley a "dumpy sort of woman." Harry reacts with private outrage that he dares to call Mrs. Weasley dumpy when Dudley is the size of a small whale.

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* HypocriticalHumor: Before the Weasleys come to get Harry, Uncle Vernon calls Mrs. Mrs Weasley a "dumpy sort of woman." Harry reacts with private outrage that he dares to call Mrs. Mrs Weasley dumpy when Dudley is the size of a small whale.



* {{Jerkass}}: Rita Skeeter. IntrepidReporter nothing, she seems to live not to tell the truth but to ''humiliate people!'' Case in point: Hermione just for criticizing her, and Hagrid due to him confessing he's half-giant with her deliberately eavesdropping.

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* {{Jerkass}}: Rita Skeeter. IntrepidReporter nothing, she seems to live not to tell the truth but to ''humiliate people!'' Case in point: Hermione just for criticizing criticising her, and Hagrid due to him confessing he's half-giant with her deliberately eavesdropping.



** The organizers of the Triwizard Tournament also have this in mind, as only allowing seventh-year students to participate ensures that they'll have the necessary magical know-how to overcome a lot of their obstacles, such as Cedric and Fleur being able to use charms that give them air-bubbles in contrast to Harry having to steal Gillyweed from Snape's potion supply.

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** The organizers organisers of the Triwizard Tournament also have this in mind, as only allowing seventh-year students to participate ensures that they'll have the necessary magical know-how to overcome a lot of their obstacles, such as Cedric and Fleur being able to use charms that give them air-bubbles in contrast to Harry having to steal use Gillyweed stolen from Snape's potion supply.



* KangarooCourt: The trials in the PensieveFlashback are stacked against the defendants. Sirius says he didn't even get that much. However, Ludo Bagman managed to get off, largely because he was a popular Quidditch player, making him [[InvertedTrope acquitted]] [[ConvictedByPublicOpinion by public opinion]]. We also find out later that [[spoiler:the Lestranges and Barty Crouch Jr. ''did'' deserve to be tossed in jail, particularly the Lestranges]].
* KarmicDeath: [[spoiler:Barty Crouch, Sr. dies from his son, who he spent years keeping prisoner in their own home]].
* KickTheDog: Snape in the exchange of spells outside the Potions dungeon. After Hermione is hit with a spell that enlarges her already noticeable buck teeth to a cartoonish size (and Goyle's nose having done the same). Snape tells Goyle to go to the hospital wing, and then turns his attention to Hermione when Ron points out that she's been hit with a spell too. Snape says, "I see no difference." Hermione ''runs off crying.'' In the aftermath, however, Hermione turns that to her advantage, because she runs off to have her teeth magically fixed by Madam Pomfrey, and she lets her "carry on a bit", shrinking them to a size smaller than the original one (before the spell hit her). Thus she fixes permanently the problem of her teeth and gets a very beautiful smile.

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* KangarooCourt: The trials in the PensieveFlashback are stacked against the defendants. Sirius says he didn't even get that much. However, Ludo Bagman managed to get off, largely because he was a popular Quidditch player, making him [[InvertedTrope acquitted]] [[ConvictedByPublicOpinion by public opinion]]. We also find out later that [[spoiler:the Lestranges and Barty Crouch Jr. ''did'' deserve to be tossed thrown in jail, particularly the Lestranges]].
* KarmicDeath: [[spoiler:Barty Crouch, Sr. dies from is killed by his son, who he spent years keeping prisoner in their own home]].
* KickTheDog: Snape in the exchange of spells outside the Potions dungeon. After dungeon after Hermione is hit with a spell that enlarges her already noticeable buck teeth to a cartoonish size (and Goyle's nose having done the same). Snape tells Goyle to go to the hospital wing, and then turns his attention to Hermione when Ron points out that she's been hit with a spell too. Snape says, "I see no difference." Hermione ''runs off crying.'' In the aftermath, however, Hermione turns that to her advantage, because she runs off to have her teeth magically fixed by Madam Pomfrey, and she lets her "carry on a bit", shrinking them to a size smaller than the original one (before the spell hit her). Thus she fixes permanently the problem of her teeth and gets a very beautiful smile.



* LiteraryAllusionTitle: The Harry Potter Lexicon speculates that the title of the chapter "The Madness of Mr. Crouch" is a reference to ''Film/TheMadnessOfKingGeorge'', especially since George III is reputed to have mistaken a tree for the King of Prussia, while Crouch mistakes a tree for Percy Weasley.
* LooseLips: Bertha Jorkins gives Hagrid a run for his money on blabbing secrets. Hagrid at least has enough sense to realize at times that he shouldn't have blabbed; [[TooDumbToLive she doesn't]].

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* LiteraryAllusionTitle: The Harry Potter Lexicon speculates that the title of the chapter "The Madness of Mr. Mr Crouch" is a reference to ''Film/TheMadnessOfKingGeorge'', especially since George III is reputed to have mistaken a tree for the King of Prussia, while Crouch mistakes a tree for Percy Weasley.
* LooseLips: Bertha Jorkins gives Hagrid a run for his money on blabbing secrets. Hagrid at least has enough sense to realize realiseparchesi
at times that he shouldn't have blabbed; [[TooDumbToLive she doesn't]].



* MobileMaze: The third task of the plot-central wizarding tournament has the four contestants run through a hedge maze the size of a football-field that's enchanted to move, close passageways, and open up new ones as the wizards progress towards the end of it, where they will find the Triwizard Cup that immediately brings them to the maze's start and win them the Tournament.



** During the riot at the World Cup, Ron tells Malfoy "to do something Harry knew he would never have dared say in front of Mrs Weasley."

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** During the riot at the World Cup, Ron tells Malfoy "to do something Harry knew he would never have dared say in front of Mrs Weasley."Weasley".



* NewAbilityAddiction: There's a RunningGag that Percy's just passed his [[TeleportersAndTransporters Apparation]] exam (analogous to getting his driving license) and keeps apperating down the stairs just because he can. This annoys Fred and George, but by the 5th book, they're doing exactly the same (and annoying Ron), albeit on the basis that "time is galleons", rather than to show off.

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* NewAbilityAddiction: There's a RunningGag that Percy's just passed his [[TeleportersAndTransporters Apparation]] exam (analogous to getting his driving license) and keeps apperating apparating down the stairs just because he can. This annoys Fred and George, but by the 5th book, they're doing exactly the same (and annoying Ron), albeit on the basis that "time is galleons", rather than to show off.



** [[spoiler:Voldemort tells his Death Eaters that he's gone further than anyone along the path that leads to immortality. When Harry escapes, he recounts these words to Dumbledore. Dumbledore is smart enough to guess what this could mean.]]

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** [[spoiler:Voldemort tells his Death Eaters that he's gone further than anyone along the path that leads to immortality. When Harry escapes, he recounts these words to Dumbledore. Dumbledore is smart clever enough to guess what this could mean.]]



* NoHarmRequirement: Krum get's penalized for defying this in the First Task of the Triwizard Tournament. The first task in the Triwizard Tournament is to retrieve a golden egg that's been placed among a nesting dragon's clutch. Krum manages to get his egg, but loses points because his curse hit the dragon in the eye and caused it to stomp on its real eggs.

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* NoHarmRequirement: Krum get's penalized penalised for defying this in the First Task of the Triwizard Tournament. The first task in the Triwizard Tournament is to retrieve a golden egg that's been placed among a nesting dragon's clutch. Krum manages to get his egg, but loses points because his curse hit the dragon in the eye and caused it to stomp on its real eggs.



* NotCheatingUnlessYouGetCaught: Moody mentions explicitly that cheating is a traditional part of the tournament. And Harry even goes out on a limb to help Cedric when it turns out that Cedric was the one person who hadn't had any done in his favor.

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* NotCheatingUnlessYouGetCaught: Moody mentions explicitly that cheating is a traditional part of the tournament. And Harry even goes out on a limb to help Cedric when it turns out that Cedric was the one person who hadn't had any done in his favor.favour.



* NotMeThisTime: Harry's trio ''did'' steal Polyjuice Potion ingredients from Snape 2 books ago, but they're not the ones who did it this time.

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* NotMeThisTime: Harry's trio ''did'' steal Polyjuice Potion ingredients from Snape 2 two books ago, but they're not the ones who did it this time.



* OurMermaidsAreDifferent: They are not the nice looking entities Harry has seen in most kid's movies. They are horribly ugly as well as scary.
* OutscareTheEnemy: A group of Death Eaters run amok at the Quidditch World Cup as the Ministry tries in vain to control them. The riot only ends once an unknown person conjures the symbol of Voldemort, from which the Death Eaters immediately retreat. They're more afraid of the punishment they'll get for denouncing Voldemort when he lost his power than they are of the Ministry.

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* OurMermaidsAreDifferent: They are not the nice looking entities Harry has seen in most kid's movies. They are horribly ugly as well as scary.
* OutscareTheEnemy: A group of Death Eaters run runs amok at the Quidditch World Cup as the Ministry tries in vain to control them. The riot only ends once an unknown person conjures the symbol of Voldemort, from which the Death Eaters immediately retreat. They're more afraid of the punishment they'll get for denouncing Voldemort when he lost his power than they are of the Ministry.



* ThePasswordIsAlwaysSwordfish: When Harry tries to get into Dumbledore's office, he realizes that he doesn't know the password. He remembers that it used to be "Sherbet lemon", so he tries that, then other candies, and eventually, out of anger even "Cockroach Cluster", which turns out to be correct.

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* ThePasswordIsAlwaysSwordfish: When Harry tries to get into Dumbledore's office, he realizes realises that he doesn't know the password. He remembers that it used to be "Sherbet lemon", so he tries that, then other candies, sweet, and eventually, out of anger even "Cockroach Cluster", which turns out to be correct.



* RealLifeWritesThePlot: Natalie [=McDonald=] was a girl with leukemia in Real Life. When she died, Rowling added her in Gryffindor.

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* RealLifeWritesThePlot: Natalie [=McDonald=] was a girl with leukemia leukaemia in Real Life. When she died, Rowling added her in Gryffindor.



* ReluctantGift: Filch refuses to give the Tri-wizard egg to Moody because it was "evidence for Peeves' treason". And by the way he is cuddling it, Harry thinks Filch thought the egg was like his firstborn son. But in the end, he does have to give it up.
* TheReveal: The villain who put Harry's name in the Goblet of Fire, putting him in a deadly wizarding tournament, gives a MotiveRant and reveals their crime by saying, "It was I who did that." [[spoiler:This is spoken by Mad-Eye Moody, Harry's new mentor during the year, who also reveals that he's actually a long thought dead servant of the Dark Lord who used magic to kidnap and impersonate Mad-Eye as part of a plan to kill Harry and restore the Dark Lord to power.]]

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* ReluctantGift: Filch refuses to give the Tri-wizard egg to Moody because it was "evidence for Peeves' treason". And by the way he is cuddling it, Harry thinks Filch thought the egg was like his firstborn son. But in the end, he does have to give it up.
* TheReveal: The villain who put Harry's name in the Goblet of Fire, putting him in a deadly wizarding rewarding tournament, gives a MotiveRant and reveals their crime by saying, "It was I who did that." that". [[spoiler:This is spoken by Mad-Eye Moody, Harry's new mentor during the year, who also reveals that he's actually a long thought dead servant of the Dark Lord who used magic to kidnap and impersonate Mad-Eye as part of a plan to kill Harry and restore the Dark Lord to power.]]



** At one point, Harry and Ron speculate that Rita Skeeter is bugging them, i.e. using electronic surveillance devices. Hermione irritatedly points out that she can't be doing that, since electronics don't work near Hogwarts. Hermione later discovers that she's literally bugging them- [[spoiler: She's a beetle animagus who uses her animal form to get close to people she wants to spy on.]]

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** At one point, Harry and Ron speculate that Rita Skeeter is bugging them, i.e. using electronic surveillance devices. Hermione irritatedly irritably points out that she can't be doing that, since electronics don't work near Hogwarts. Hermione later discovers that she's literally bugging them- them -- [[spoiler: She's she's a beetle animagus who uses her animal form to get close near to people she wants to spy on.]]



** Snape continues the role from the previous books, but really reaches his peak in this book, not even trying to hide his favoritism for his Slytherin students and his bias against the students from the other houses. This is most notable when he not only lets Malfoy off scot-free when he hits Hermione with a charm that makes her front teeth grow huge but then tells her he "sees no difference", causing her to run off crying, then has the nerve to take points from Gryffindor, and then give Harry and Ron detention when they get angry over this. Fortunately, in the next book, Umbridge appears, replacing him in this role and making Snape look not nearly as bad by comparison.

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** Snape continues the role from the previous books, but really reaches his peak in this book, not even trying to hide his favoritism favouritism for his Slytherin students and his bias against the students from the other houses. This is most notable when he not only lets Malfoy off scot-free when he hits Hermione with a charm that makes her front teeth grow huge but then tells her he "sees no difference", causing her to run off crying, then has the nerve to take points from Gryffindor, and then give Harry and Ron detention when they get angry over this. Fortunately, in the next book, Umbridge appears, replacing him in this role and making Snape look not nearly as bad by comparison.



* ShoutOut: Creator/MontyPython. Harry gains entrance to Dumbledore's office by trying various passwords, all of which are different kinds of sweet; the one that actually works, Cockroach Cluster, is a flavour used in the "Whizzo Assortment" sketch. [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] in that Harry is amazed that it works and insists that he was kidding, which suggests that Harry is in the Muggle-world a Monty Python fan. Cockroach Clusters are also shown to be a type of candy in the Harry Potter universe, though not a popular one.

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* ShoutOut: Creator/MontyPython. Harry gains entrance to Dumbledore's office by trying various passwords, all of which are different kinds of sweet; the one that actually works, Cockroach Cluster, is a flavour used in the "Whizzo Assortment" sketch. [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] in that Harry is amazed that it works and insists that he was kidding, which suggests that Harry is in the Muggle-world a Monty Python fan. Cockroach Clusters are also shown to be a type of candy sweet in the Harry Potter universe, though not a popular one.



* SpottingTheThread: Dumbledore realizes that [[spoiler:Moody is not the real Moody]] when he removes Harry from his sight.
* SpySpeak: A SubvertedTrope: a Muggle believes that terms such as "Quidditch", "Muggles" and "Ministry of Magic" are codenames used by gangsters or spies, but these are just normal wizarding words.
* StrawmanPolitical: Hermione, after seeing a house-elf fired for the crime of being terrified, decides that house-elves are "uneducated and brainwashed" slaves and need to be liberated. Then she meets other, non-fired house-elves and they're quite satisfied with their way of life, claiming that [[GoodFeelsGood virtue is its own reward]]. Hermione comes out looking, not heroic, but instead distinctly foolish.
* TalkAboutThatThing: Used by Hermione as an excuse to get her, Harry, and Ron out of the room before Mrs. Weasley blows up at Fred and George.

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* SpottingTheThread: Dumbledore realizes realises that [[spoiler:Moody is not the real Moody]] when he removes Harry from his sight.
* SpySpeak: A SubvertedTrope: a Muggle believes that terms such as "Quidditch", "Muggles" and "Ministry of Magic" are codenames code names used by gangsters or spies, but these are just normal wizarding words.
* StrawmanPolitical: Hermione, after seeing a house-elf fired apparently for the crime of being terrified, decides that house-elves are "uneducated and brainwashed" slaves and need to be liberated. Then she meets other, non-fired house-elves and they're quite satisfied with their way of life, claiming that [[GoodFeelsGood virtue is its own reward]]. Hermione comes out looking, looking not heroic, but instead distinctly foolish.
* TalkAboutThatThing: Used by Hermione as an excuse to get her, Harry, and Ron out of the room before Mrs. Mrs Weasley blows up at Fred and George.



* TournamentArc: The Tri-Wizard Tournament, a competition between three wizards from three schools--which somehow becomes four wizards when Harry Potter's name is selected as a second Hogwarts contestant. The Tournament forms the backbone of the plot.

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* TournamentArc: The Tri-Wizard Tournament, a competition between three wizards from three schools--which schools -- which somehow becomes four wizards when Harry Potter's name is selected as a second Hogwarts contestant. The Tournament forms the backbone of the plot.



* WhiteMansBurden: deconstructed. Hermione's house-elf liberation subplot is, in-universe, portrayed as a bad thing, and she gets called on it by practically everyone. Aside from the inherent [[{{Hypocrite}} hypocrisy]] of launching a house-elf freedom campaign without so much as ''asking'' for their help, she also bases her view of house-elf needs on Dobby--an individual whose views on freedom, payment and clothing are best described as "radically liberal." And she [[ComicallyMissingThePoint completely misses the point]] about why house-elves are unhappy -- their working conditions, not the work itself or lack of pay. (Even Dobby, when given employment later in the series, bargains his salary ''down'', feeling he's been offered too much.)

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* WhiteMansBurden: deconstructed. Hermione's house-elf liberation subplot is, in-universe, portrayed as a bad thing, and she gets called on it by practically everyone. Aside from the inherent [[{{Hypocrite}} hypocrisy]] of launching a house-elf freedom campaign without so much as ''asking'' for their help, she also bases her view of house-elf needs on Dobby--an Dobby -- an individual whose views on freedom, payment and clothing are best described as "radically liberal." And she [[ComicallyMissingThePoint completely misses the point]] about why house-elves are unhappy -- their working conditions, not the work itself or lack of pay. (Even Dobby, when given employment later in the series, bargains his salary ''down'', feeling he's been offered too much.)



* WitchHunt: The trials, or lack of there for Sirius, of suspected Death Eaters at the Ministry.

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* WitchHunt: The trials, or lack of there thereof for Sirius, of suspected Death Eaters at the Ministry.



* ZombieAdvocate: The female lead becomes indignant at how wizards treat the servant race known as House-Elves and starts an organization preaching freedom for these elves called S.P.E.W. Hermione's incessant campaigning pushes away anyone from joining her group, especially since all the House-Elves want to act like servants and don't want the freedom Hermione is pushing.

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* ZombieAdvocate: The female lead Hermione becomes indignant at how wizards treat the servant race known as House-Elves and starts an organization organisation preaching freedom for these elves called S.P.E.W. Hermione's incessant campaigning pushes away anyone from joining her group, especially since all the House-Elves want to act like servants and don't want the freedom Hermione is pushing.
21st Feb '17 8:25:03 PM IndirectActiveTransport
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* RealMenWearPink: Both Charlie and Hagrid are mentioned are mentioned as knitting and this is either so normal for the wizarding world, or so normal for Harry, that the the only comment on it is the fact that they are knitting.

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* RealMenWearPink: Both Charlie and Hagrid are mentioned are mentioned as knitting and this is either so normal for the wizarding world, or so normal for Harry, that the the only comment on it is the fact that they are knitting.
21st Feb '17 9:22:19 AM Kurtis
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* DarkerAndEdgier: While J.K. Rowling has been progressively doing this with each new installment since the beginning, this book made the series take a huge leap in this trope. Notably, it's the first to feature a [[spoiler: DownerEnding]], with [[spoiler: Cedric being murdered and Voldemort getting a new body.]] It's also the one where the franchise's GreyAndGrayMorality grows more evident, as Rowling begins unveiling the dark side of the Ministry of Magic.

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* DarkerAndEdgier: While J.K. Rowling has been progressively doing this with each new installment since the beginning, this book made the series take a huge leap in this trope. Notably, it's the first to feature a [[spoiler: DownerEnding]], with [[spoiler: Cedric being murdered and Voldemort getting a new body.]] It's also the one where the franchise's GreyAndGrayMorality BlackAndGrayMorality grows more evident, as Rowling begins unveiling the dark side of the Ministry of Magic.
21st Feb '17 9:20:45 AM Kurtis
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* DarkerAndEdgier: While J.K. Rowling has been progressively doing this with each new installment since the beginning, this book made the series take a huge leap in this trope.

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* DarkerAndEdgier: While J.K. Rowling has been progressively doing this with each new installment since the beginning, this book made the series take a huge leap in this trope. Notably, it's the first to feature a [[spoiler: DownerEnding]], with [[spoiler: Cedric being murdered and Voldemort getting a new body.]] It's also the one where the franchise's GreyAndGrayMorality grows more evident, as Rowling begins unveiling the dark side of the Ministry of Magic.


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* [[spoiler:DownerEnding]]: [[spoiler:Cedric Diggory is killed in cold blood by Peter Pettigrew, and Lord Voldemort is given a new body of his own to begin a second wave of terror against the Wizarding World.]]
19th Feb '17 7:29:39 PM Landis
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* TheReveal: The villain who put Harry's name in the Goblet of Fire, putting him in a deadly wizarding tournament, gives a MotiveRant and reveals their crime by saying, "It was I who did that." [[spoiler:This is spoken by Mad-Eye Moody, Harry's new mentor during the year, who also reveals that he's actually a long thought dead servant of the Dark Lord who used magic to kidnap and impersonate Mad-Eye as part of a plan to kill Harry and restore the Dark Lord to power.

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* TheReveal: The villain who put Harry's name in the Goblet of Fire, putting him in a deadly wizarding tournament, gives a MotiveRant and reveals their crime by saying, "It was I who did that." [[spoiler:This is spoken by Mad-Eye Moody, Harry's new mentor during the year, who also reveals that he's actually a long thought dead servant of the Dark Lord who used magic to kidnap and impersonate Mad-Eye as part of a plan to kill Harry and restore the Dark Lord to power.]]
19th Feb '17 12:36:21 PM DustSnitch
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* HedgeMaze: The setting of the third challenge.

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* HedgeMaze: The setting of the third challenge.challenge is a magical hedge maze filled with monsters to force the four contestants to fight their way and find the prize of the tournament, the Triwizard Cup.



* KnightTemplar: Barty Crouch Sr. His son counts, as well.

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* %%* KnightTemplar: Barty Crouch Sr. His son counts, as well.



* MobileMaze: The third task.
* TheMole: Voldemort has a spy inside Hogwarts.

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* MobileMaze: The third task.
task of the plot-central wizarding tournament has the four contestants run through a hedge maze the size of a football-field that's enchanted to move, close passageways, and open up new ones as the wizards progress towards the end of it, where they will find the Triwizard Cup that immediately brings them to the maze's start and win them the Tournament.
* TheMole: Voldemort Voldemort, the dark wizard who killed the protagonist's parent, has a spy inside Hogwarts.Hogwarts attempting to meddle with the Triwizard Tournament and Harry's life.



* NiceJobFixingItVillain: [[spoiler: Voldemort tells his Death Eaters that he's gone further than anyone along the path that leads to immortality. When Harry escapes, he recounts these words to Dumbledore. Dumbledore is smart enough to guess what this could mean.]]
** And then of course, there's the whole [[spoiler: using Harry's blood in the resurrection ceremony. While it permits Voldemort to touch Harry, it has other consequences]].

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* NiceJobFixingItVillain: [[spoiler: Voldemort NiceJobFixingItVillain:
** [[spoiler:Voldemort
tells his Death Eaters that he's gone further than anyone along the path that leads to immortality. When Harry escapes, he recounts these words to Dumbledore. Dumbledore is smart enough to guess what this could mean.]]
** And then of course, there's the whole [[spoiler: using [[spoiler:using Harry's blood in the resurrection ceremony. While it permits Voldemort to touch Harry, it has other consequences]].



* TheReveal: "It was I who did that."

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* TheReveal: The villain who put Harry's name in the Goblet of Fire, putting him in a deadly wizarding tournament, gives a MotiveRant and reveals their crime by saying, "It was I who did that."" [[spoiler:This is spoken by Mad-Eye Moody, Harry's new mentor during the year, who also reveals that he's actually a long thought dead servant of the Dark Lord who used magic to kidnap and impersonate Mad-Eye as part of a plan to kill Harry and restore the Dark Lord to power.



* SacrificialLion: [[spoiler:Cedric. Former TropeNamer.]]



* WellDoneSonGuy: [[spoiler:Barty Crouch Jr.'s motive. Since he'll [[FreudianExcuse never have approval from his own father]] he is seeking it from his substitute father figure: Voldemort.]]



* WronskiFeint: The TropeNamer.

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* WronskiFeint: The TropeNamer. Harry is watching the wizard sport of Quidditch and sees one of the players flying their broomstick towards a ground with an opposing player hot on their tail, only to pull out at the last second and leave the opposing player to crash into the ground. Harry consults the magical binoculars he bought, which identify the tactic by name (the Wronski Feint) and let him watch a replay of the move.



* YouFool: [=McGonagall=] to Fudge when the latter refuses to acknowledge Voldemort's hand in [[spoiler: Cedric and Crouch Senior's deaths.]]

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* YouFool: [=McGonagall=] to Fudge when the latter refuses to acknowledge Voldemort's hand in [[spoiler: Cedric [[spoiler:Cedric and Crouch Senior's deaths.]]



* ZombieAdvocate: Hermione for House Elves, via S.P.E.W.

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* ZombieAdvocate: Hermione The female lead becomes indignant at how wizards treat the servant race known as House-Elves and starts an organization preaching freedom for House Elves, via these elves called S.P.E.W. Hermione's incessant campaigning pushes away anyone from joining her group, especially since all the House-Elves want to act like servants and don't want the freedom Hermione is pushing.
15th Feb '17 10:36:54 PM Chabal2
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* NotAnAct: Mad-Eye Moody is famously averse to Death Eaters who avoided prison, as his job is to arrest them and his face is covered in scars from those who resisted. [[spoiler:The Moody Harry meets during his fourth year was impersonated by a Death Eater who ''did'' go to prison (and is trying to revive Voldemort),]] and understandably hates those who claimed they'd been mind-controlled to avoid punishment, hence his punishing Malfoy by turning him into a ferret and passive-aggressive attitude towards Karkaroff (the son of a "reformed" Death Eater and one who sold out the others to save his skin, respectively).
6th Feb '17 4:02:50 PM Bdem
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*HelloNurse: Fleur Delacour is a normal example; the Veela are the most extreme.
31st Jan '17 5:13:23 PM nighttrainfm
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* {{Understatement}}: "Potentially problematic? When was the last time you held your breath underwater for an hour, Hermione?"
** Later subverted, because it turns out that there are various magical methods in-universe to do that

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* {{Understatement}}: "Potentially problematic? When was the last time you held your breath underwater for an hour, Hermione?"
** Later subverted, because it turns out that there are various magical methods in-universe
Harry's reaction to do thatRita Skeeter painting him as "disturbed and possibly dangerous".
-->"Gone off me a bit, hasn't she?"
29th Jan '17 4:49:55 PM DustSnitch
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* NoHarmRequirement: Krum get's penalized for defying this in the First Task of the Triwizard Tournament. The first task in the Triwizard Tournament is to retrieve a golden egg that's been placed among a nesting dragon's clutch. Krum manages to get his egg, but loses points because his curse hit the dragon in the eye and caused it to stomp on its real eggs.
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