Harry Potter: Everything You Need To Know About Slytherin House

Let me guess, you’ve just taken the official Wizarding World sorting quiz and discovered that you belong in Slytherin? If that’s the case, you’ll undoubtedly want to know everything there is to know about Slytherin, from famous members to interesting facts. Worry not, The Blog That Must Not Be Named has you covered! If you take a look at the post below, you can learn everything you need to know about your Hogwarts house – including what it takes to become the ultimate Slytherin!

Slytherin Founder

Salazar Slytherin founded Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry alongside Godric Gryffindor, Helga Hufflepuff and Rowena Ravenclaw. Soon after opening the school Salazar Slytherin founded his own Hogwarts House, Slytherin.


Head Of Slytherin House

Professor Severus Snape is the head of Slytherin house during the events of the Harry Potter series. The first head of Slytherin hosue was Hogwarts founder, Salazar Slytherin.

Well-Known Slytherin’s

Like all of the Hogwarts Houses, Slytherin has produced some truly incredible witches and wizards, including well-known characters like Severus Snape, Merlin, Tom Riddle/Voldemort, Draco Malfoy, Lucius Malfoy, Bellatrix Lestrange, Horace Slughorn and many, many more!


Slytherin Emblem

Slytherin’s emblem is a green serpent, the official house colours are emerald green and silver.

Slytherin House Ghost

Each Hogwarts House has its own house ghost, which acts as a mascot for the house. Slytherin’s house ghost is the Bloody Baron.


Slytherin Common Room

The Slytherin common room is located in the Hogwarts dungeons, beneath the black lake. The dungeon-like common room is filled with chairs and green lamps, while the lake gives the room a greenish glow.

Traits Of A Slytherin Student

Slytherin house has a reputation for producing dark witches and wizards, although its important to not that more than a few heroic witches/wizards have been produced by Slytherin. If you have been sorted into Slytherin, it is likely because you show ambition, cunning, leadership and resourcefulness.


Did you find everything you were looking for? Let us know in the comments section below! If you haven’t taken the official Wizarding World sorting quiz, you can discover your Hogwarts House by clicking here! You can also find The Blog That Must Not Be Named on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and TikTok.

The Blog That Must Not Be Named is a Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts fan blog, covering all corners of the Wizarding World! Launched in 2019, The Blog That Must Not Be Named offers the latest Wizarding World news, magical features and more!


Did you hear? The Blog That Must Not Be Named is now on TikTok! You can watch our latest video in the player below. If you like what you see, make sure you hit follow and check out the rest of our videos!


MinaLima’s Daily Prophet wallpaper is almost as detailed is it is beautiful! #harrypotter #potterhead #harrypottertok #harrypottermovies #potterheads

♬ The Room of Requirements – Nicholas Hooper

Leave a Reply