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He is otherwise known as Padfoot by James, Peter and Remus.

His code name in the Second Wizarding War became 'Snuffles,' because 'Padfoot' was too risky (Peter would recognize this).

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He was known as Padfoot by James Potter, Remus Lupin and Peter Pettigrew :)

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How did Sirius Black acquire the nickname 'Snuffles?

From Wiktionary: "snuffle: to sniff with the nose loudly and audibly". Sirius Black had the capacity to turn into a dog.


Who was serious blacks' sister in harry potter?

The character's name is Sirius Black and he didn't have a sister. He did have a brother named Regulus, though. Bellatrix Lestrange, Andromeda Tonks, and Narcissa Malfoy were his cousins, but not his sisters.


Why is bellatrix and Sirius fighting?

they hate each other and bellatrix is a tratior to the blacks so she killed him -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- You have terrible grammer. First off it should be 'Why are Bellatrix and Sirius fighting?' and they are fighting because they hate each other and are in a war.


Is Sirius blak professor lupin?

No, Sirius Black is Sirius Black, Remus Lupin is someone else. (Actually they are close friends.)


Which of Harry Potters classmates is related to Sirius Black?

Draco Malfoy. His mother is Narcissa Malfoy (née Black), who is the cousin of Sirius Black. Others are, distantly. Harry himself is very distantly related to Sirius, because the Black family tree shows a Charlus Potter and Dorea Potter (nee Black) marrying. Ron Weasley's parents are both somehow linked to the House of Black, with Molly's uncle having married a Black and Arthur's mother being a Black before she married Septimus Weasley (and being subsequently burnt off the family tree for marrying a 'blood traitor'). Neville Longbottom is also distantly related to the Blacks. This is the case with a pureblood family such as the Blacks, much to Sirius' amusement when he shows Harry the family tree. In order to keep the bloodline pure, many wizards and witches end up marrying relatives. Sirius' own parents were second cousins before their marriage!

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I do not believe they gave us this piece of information in the books.


What were Sirius Blacks last word to Harry Potter?

It was ''nice one james.''


What is Sirius Blacks fatal flaw?

His biggest flaw is his inability to let go of the past.


How did Sirius Black acquire the nickname 'Snuffles?

From Wiktionary: "snuffle: to sniff with the nose loudly and audibly". Sirius Black had the capacity to turn into a dog.


What is sirius blacks boggart?

Sirius Black's boggart was never revealed, but some fan theories say it would be the bodies of James or Harry, as losing them were his biggest fears.


What were the laws nickname that separated whites from blacks?

Jim crow laws


Who is Sirius blacks friend off Harry Potter and the prisioner of Azkaban?

At school Sirius was one of the four Marauders, his best friend were James Potter, Remus Lupin and Peter Pettigrew. After Peter betrayed Sirius was no longer his friend. James was dead and Remus thought that Sirius was the reason why. However once his name was cleared Remus and Sirius became friends again.


Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix - what is the the portrait on the second floor landing?

If you are referring to the portrait on the second floor in Grimmiauld Place, it is Sirius Blacks mother.


What sport does the New Zealand All Blacks play?

The 'All Blacks' play rugby. It is the nickname used by the New Zealand men's national rugby union team.


Are the Weasleys Potters and Blacks relatives?

Well , no they are not ..Sirius Black is known to be Harrys GODfather with wishes from his dad but there is no blood relation and the weasleys are not related by any way ..:)


Who is Snuffles in 'Harry Potter and the Order Phoenix'?

Snuffles is the nickname for Sirius Black's animagus form. Because Sirius is a wanted criminal, they refer to him as 'Snuffles' in public (Padfoot being too risky, as this name was used openly back in his Hogwarts years). So, pretty much, Snuffles is the dog version of Sirius Black.