Defence Against the Dark Arts is a class which teaches the students of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry how to defend themselves in magical situations.

It was cursed by Lord Voldemort when he attempted to apply for a position teaching the subject[1], and since then no teacher has lasted more than a year[2]. Teachers who have taught this subject include Quirrell, Gilderoy Lockhart, Remus Lupin, Barty Crouch Jr, Dolores Umbridge, Severus Snape and Amycus Carrow.


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