Prison where wizarding criminals are sent. Guarded day and night by Dementors.
On May 2, 1998, over 50 people died in this bloody battle, including Fred Weasley. In a climactic showdown in the Great Hall, Harry killed Voldemort.
Followers of Voldemort. They recognize each other by the Dark Mark on their left forearm.
Dark creatures who feed on the happy emotions of humans. A Dementor’s kiss will suck out a human’s soul, leaving an empty shell.
Hogwarts student, two years below Harry and her future husband, Draco Malfoy.
Dangerous and sadistic member of Voldemort’s inner circle of Death Eaters.
A popular Hufflepuff student who was needlessly killed by Peter Pettigrew on Voldemort’s orders during the Triwizard Tournament.
This ancient magical school dwells somewhere in the highlands of Scotland. The school’s four Houses are named after its founders – Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw and Slytherin.
Shows all the secret passageways and whereabouts of everyone in Hogwarts.
The body that regulates the wizarding community in the UK.
Insulting term for a Muggle-born wizard or witch.
A person without magical powers. Most Muggles live in ignorance of the world of wizards and witches.
Twin sisters in Harry’s year at Hogwarts.
A term for a witch or wizard with purely magical heritage.
Magical potion that allows the drinker to transform into another person for a limited amount of time.
Object that transports wizards to a prearranged destination.
A hugely popular sport played on broomsticks by two teams of seven players.
Hogwarts’ Care of Magical Creatures professor and gamekeeper, a kindly half-giant who told 11-year-old Harry he’s a wizard.
A device that allows users to travel back in time.
A grueling contest between three wizarding schools – Beauxbatons, Durmstrang and Hogwarts.
Considered to be the most powerful wizard of all time, Albus Dumbledore was the Headmaster of Hogwarts when Harry was a student. Dumbledore provided him with protection and guidance, especially regarding Lord Voldemort. Dumbledore died during Harry’s sixth year at Hogwarts.
Amos Diggory is the father of Cedric Diggory. Cedric was murdered under the orders of Voldemort during the Triwizard Tournament in Harry’s fourth year at Hogwarts.
Delphini (Delphi) Diggory is the niece and caretaker of Amos Diggory, the father of Cedric Diggory. She lives and works at St. Oswald’s Home for Old Witches and Wizards with Amos.
James and Lily Potter were the parents of Harry Potter. They were both killed by Lord Voldemort on October 31 while trying to protect their infant son.
Minerva McGonagall was the Head of Gryffindor House and the Transfiguration professor when Harry was a student. In the Battle of Hogwarts, she led the resistance against Lord Voldemort. She is now the Headmistress of the school.
Moaning Myrtle is a former student and ghost who haunts the second-floor girls’ bathroom at Hogwarts.
Neville Longbottom is a friend of Harry, Ron and Hermione’s and was also a Gryffindor during their school years. He was seen as shy, clumsy and introverted but later proved to possess great courage. He is now a professor at Hogwarts.
The Trolley Witch is an elderly crew member on the Hogwarts Express. She sells sweets from her cart to students during the train ride to school.
Dolores Umbridge became the Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher at Hogwarts and later the Hogwarts High Inquisitor and Headmistress during Harry’s fifth year. Her time at Hogwarts was filled with cruelty and abusive punishments for students and professors alike.
Lord Voldemort, alternatively He Who Must Not Be Named, was considered to have been the most powerful and dangerous Dark wizard of all time. He attempted to kill Harry when he was a baby, but was unsuccessful, thus leaving Harry with a lighting-shaped scar on his forehead.
Voldemort was later killed after Harry succeeded in destroying all of his Horcruxes — objects the Dark Lord had hidden a fragment of his soul in to become immortal.
An intelligent centaur living in the Forbidden Forest, who is well-practiced in Divination. He has a deep distrust of humans.
Hogwarts’ Potions master. Thought to be responsible for Dumbledore’s death, it’s later revealed that he carried out the murder as part of a larger plan. He was secretly in love with Harry’s mother, Lily.