Category:Broomsticks

If you want to learn more about the Broomsticks in the Harry Potter series, scroll down now to find links to pages of information abot each broom along with a picture of it.

[edit] Brooms

[edit] Bluebottle

The Bluebottle is a broomstick designed for family use and came with an Anti-Burgular Buzzer. It was also advertised at the Quidditch World Cup Final in 2000

[edit] Cleansweep One

This broom was one of the first desgined by the Cleansweep Broom Company and was the first broom to be used for sporting events, Within the first year of its release, every team in Britain rode it.

[edit] Cleansweep Two

A follow up to the Cleansweep one and was produced in 1934.

[edit] Cleansweep Three

This broomstick was released in 1937 by the Cleansweep Broom Company.

[edit] Cleansweep Five

Fred and George Weasley both owned the Cleansweep Five whilst they played for the Gryffindor Quidditch team as Beaters.

[edit] Cleansweep Six

In 1995, in an issue of the Quibbler, a wizard claimed to have rode to the moon on one of these brooms.

[edit] Cleansweep Seven

During Harry's first year when he is spotted as an excellent flyer, Wood reccomends buying him this broom to use in matches. Most of the Ravenclaw team also used this broom to fly.

[edit] Cleansweep Eleven

Produced in 1995, the broom was made of Spanish Oak, with anti-jinx varnish and a built in vibration control feature. It could accelerate from 0-70 in ten seconds. In the beginning of the fifth book, Ron Weasley is given this broom as a present for becoming a Prefect and used it playing as the keeper for Gryffindor.

[edit] Comet 140

A broomstick created by the Comet Broom Company and was released in 1929. The 140 was used because this was the 140th model that they had tested before its release. It was the first broom to incorporate the Horton-Keitch braking charm, meaning Quidditch players were less likely to stray offside or overshoot the goals.

[edit] Comet 180

Released in 1938.

[edit] Comet 260

This broom has been owned by Draco Malfoy, Cho Chang and Nymphadora Tonks in the series. It was mentioned in the first book and again in the fifth book.

[edit] Comet 290

Released in the summer of 1995 and could do 0-60 miles per hour. It also had a decent tailwind according to the book, 'Which Broomstick?'

[edit] Firebolt

The fastest broom in the wizarding world. Harry is given this broom as a gift from his godfather Sirius Black after he escapes the clutches of the Dementors from Azkaban. Harry then uses it to play Quidditch for the Gryffindor team.

[edit] Moontrimmer

Created by Gladys Boothby in 1901. They could fly higher than any other broom and were very popular. However Gladys couldn't do it on her own so the production of them stopped there.

[edit] Nimbus 1000

The first of the Nimbus brooms, released in 1967. Capable of up to 100 miles per hour and the ability to turn 360 degrees in a fixed air spot.

[edit] Nimbus 1001

Produced to help ensure that the Nimbus company stayed top, ahead of other manufacturers.

[edit] Nimbus 1500

Again to help keep the company on top.

[edit] Nimbus 1700

And again to keep the company ahead of other manufacturers.

[edit] Nimbus 2000

Released in 1991, it was at that time, the fastest broom in the world. Harry Potter received this broom as a gift from Professor McGonagall. The handle was made of mahogany.

[edit] Nimbus 2001

Released in 1992, it was faster than the Nimbus 2000. Draco Malfoy's father, Lucius Malfoy bought the whole Slytherin Team one of these each in exchange for his son becoming the team's seeker.

[edit] Oakshaft 79

A broom created by Elias Grimstone in 1879. Jocunda Sykes managed to cross the Atlantic of this broom.

[edit] Shooting Star

Produced in 1955 by Universal Brooms Ltd. Hogwarts used these brooms for lessons and Ron Weasley had one before he was given a Cleansweep 11.

[edit] Silver Arrow

Produced by Leonard Jewkes. Madam Hooch, a Flying Instructor at Hogwarts learnt how to fly on this broom.

[edit] Swiftstick

Produced in 1952.

[edit] Tinderblast

Produced in 1940. Not as fast as Cleansweeps or Comets.

[edit] Twigger 90

A broom produced in 1990 as an attempt to throw the Nimbus company off the top spot. This didn't do that. Bold text

Pages in category "Broomsticks"

The following 5 pages are in this category, out of 5 total.