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Spirited Away by CoronaIgnis is a Danny Phantom and Harry Potter crossover in which Danny is a Wizard, and is forced to attend Hogwarts, during the events of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, much to his irritation.

Not to be confused with the 2001 animated film of the same name.

This series provides examples of:

  • Adaptational Alternate Ending: The fic ends with Voldemort being caught and arrested during Harry's 5th year, as well as Danny destroying all the Horcruxes, ensuring that he is no longer immortal.
  • Adaptational Villainy: Snape hovers the line between hero and villain in canon, but ultimately is confirmed as a hero, albeit a case of Good is Not Nice, whereas in the story he is the one who unties Voldemort after Danny ties him up, is responsible for Ron's kidnapping, and is ultimately arrested by the DMLE.
  • Anti-Magic: Ghosts possess a natural immunity to magic, Danny's half ghost nature initially diminishes this, but he later gains a full ghost's immunity.
  • At Least I Admit It: When rallying Hufflepuff to form CURE, someone calls him out that he's just rallying them against a school he hates. His response?
    Danny: I am, but does my motivation make anything I said less true?
  • Black-and-White Insanity: While not quite insane this is part of what sets the Trio against Danny, because he is in opposition to Dumbledore, they assume that he is a death eater.
  • Crack Fic: The story is extremely tongue in cheek.
  • Deconstruction: The story could be considered such for the crossover plot in which teen superheroes attend Hogwarts; because he is a superhero with responsibilities to protect his town, Danny wants nothing to do with Hogwarts and wants to leave as soon as he possibly can.
  • Dramatic Irony: For a few chapters, due to not knowing what the word meant, Harry, Ron and Hermione are desperate to save Voldemort's Horcruxes from Danny. note 
  • Entertainingly Wrong: Hermione ultimately concludes that Danny's big secret is that he's friends with ghosts.
    • Also the Death Eaters deducing that Chuck Norris was Charlie Weasley; they recalled the Weasleys having a squib cousin named Norris, and since Chuck is a nickname of Charlie, they assumed it was an alias Charlie was going by. In actuality it was just a bit of taunting graffiti fron Danny.
  • Experienced Protagonist: Based on Danielle's presence, the story is set after "D-Stabelized", meaning Danny has been through almost all the adventures he's experienced in canon, including Pariah and Dan.
  • I Gave My Word: Danny takes this trope seriously, to the point that despite wanting nothing more than to leave Hogwarts for most of the story, once he swears that he won't leave until he's got the Horcrux out of Harry he refuses to leave, even when given the option, because he won't break his word.
  • Internal Reveal: Chapter 12 sees the Trio learn once and for all for that Danny is not a Death Eater, as well as learning about what Horcruxes are, Harry's status as one, and Dumbledore's knowledge of it.
    • Teased but defied on several moments; despite Hermione coming close a few times, Danny's secret does not become known to anyone who doesn't already know about it.
  • Invisible Writing: Danny employs muggle style invisible ink on his letters to his team, unfortunately Hermione catches the clue for them to use lemon juice when the Trio read his mail.
  • La Résistance: Danny starts a rebellion group name C.U.R.E (Citizens United for Reform in Education) against the corrupt and incompetent teaching staff of Hogwarts.
  • Loophole Abuse: Danny's initial attempt to avoid going to wizarding school, the law says he needed 3 O.W.Ls, he got 4: Astronomy, History of Magic, Herbology and Potions. The wizarding world refuses to accept this because none of them are wand subjects, leading to...
  • Manipulative Bastard: Dumbledore ultimately confesses to having wanted Danny to become an ambassador to America, forcing them to get involved in the new Voldemort war.
  • Moving the Goalposts: To force Danny's hand a new law is passed, stating all students must prove themselves competent with a wand. Danny naturally calls them out on this, especially when Sprout admits that she has no idea how he would prove himself "competent" in that field after he gets kidnapped to Hogwarts, meaning that the Hogwarts staff can more or less keep him at the school against his will indefinitely without breaking the law.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero: Danny accidentally gets Ron kidnapped.
    • To elaborate while hunting Horcruxes Danny defeated and ties Voldemort up, leaving the message "Chuck Norris was here" as a taunt. After Voldemort gets free the Death Eaters, who have no idea who Chuck Norris is, ultimately conclude that Chuck Norris is Charlie Weasley, as the Weasleys have a cousin named Norris, and take Ron to try and force Charlie's hand.
  • Nice Job Fixing It, Villain: Delores Umbridge forcing Dumbledore's hand on bringing Danny to Hogwarts ultimately triggers a chain of events that leads to Danny defeating Voldemort 2 years before Harry would, unknowingly saving countless lives.
  • No-Sell: The Sorting Hat is completely unable to get inside Danny's mind.
  • Offscreen Moment of Awesome: 2 on Danny's part; having successfully earned 4 O.W.Ls, despite having only been made aware of the Wizarding World several months before what should be his O.W.L year, and getting himself purposefully kicked out of every wizarding school in America.
  • Poor Communication Kills: Zig-Zagged; a key part of the trio's suspicion against Danny comes from what they learn from reading his mail, causing them to learn he has a secret that could put him in Azkaban, namely his half ghost nature, and that he is unafraid of saying Voldemort's name. This only partially counts as this trope as Danny had no intention of them even reading the letter. More importantly, they later read another of his letters, where he comments that he's "Off to kill the Horcruxes"; without the context of what Horcruxes are they are initially attempting to save them.
  • Popcultural Osmosis Failure: The Death Eaters completely oblivious to the fact that the message "Chuck Norris was here" left by Danny after humiliating Voldemort is just a joke, and try to deduced who Chuck Norris is, incorrectly concluding he is Charlie Weasley
  • Properly Paranoid: Danny wrote his letters to Team Phantom in invisible ink, and even then left out any reference to his half ghost nature, which turns out to be a justified response as the Trio steal his letters and figure out his invisible ink.
  • Rage-Breaking Point: Operation Tea Party is finally enough to make Dumbledore expel Danny from Hogwarts.
  • Reading The Enemy's Mail: While Danny doesn't actually count as an enemy, the Trio magically copy and read his mail on several occasions, detailed above.
  • The Runaway: Danny, after the above case of moving the goal posts, runs away from home to avoid being dragged to Hogwarts.
  • Spanner in the Works: Danny ends up derailing the schemes of Umbridge and Fudge, as well as Voldemort; by ligting the fires of rebellion with C.U.R.E he prevents Umbridge being able to take control of Hogwarts, and once the Observants learn about Voldemort having Horcruxes they task Danny with destroying them. Danny later captures Voldemort, thus ending his plans and discrediting Fudge when he brings him in.
  • Spared by the Adaptation: Most directly would be Sirius Black, because the battle of the ministry never happens he never gets anywhere near the veil of death, in the broader sense, since Danny catches Voldemort he prevents the events of Books 6 and 7, sparing the likes of Dumbledore, Dobby, Fred, Remus, Tonks etc, even Voldemort is arrested instead of killed.
  • This Cannot Be!: While not quite that dramatic, most Wizarding characters cannot comprehend that Danny has absolutely no interest in magic, and would rather run away from home than attend Hogwarts.
  • Undying Loyalty: Being informed of this is why the Sorting Hat (which can't read his mind) sorts Danny into Hufflepuff. Interestingly the Wizards misaim it; they assume that Danny's refusal to attend Hogwarts is because he has this for is his family, in fact his loyalty is for his duty to protect Amity.
  • Unwitting Pawn: Danny becoming one is what forces him to go to Hogwarts, when Umbridge learns he has refused to attend she quickly begins planning to use his absence to discredit Dumbledore, forcing his hand.
    • Dumbledore latter admits to planning to use him as an Ambassador to America in a plan to force them to help against Voldemort.
  • Weirdness Censor: Zig-Zagged; Danny points out that in the unlikely event that Danny had an episode of Accidental Magic note  the people of Amity would blame ghosts, it's not quite the normal Weirdness Censor of being completely blind to the supernatural, but it is everything being misattributed under one banner.