Harry Potter - Michael Gambon as Albus Dumbledore in Horcrux Cave

Horcruxes are one of the darkest uses of magic explored in the Harry Potter series. Voldemort split his own soul into pieces to ensure his own immortality, allowing him to survive his first death when his Killing Curse backfired from infant Harry. Throughout the series, Horcruxes became an increasingly important part of the narrative, since all of Voldemort’s Horcruxes had to destroyed in order for Voldemort to die once and for all.

Given how important Horcruxes are to the story of Harry Potter, it is curious how little is really known about them. The information revealed in the series is limited and often vague, leaving many mysteries about Horcruxes, ...

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