Harry Potter: Everything You Need To Know About Gryffindor House

Let me guess, you’ve just taken the official Wizarding World sorting quiz and discovered that you belong in Gryffindor? If that’s the case, you’ll undoubtedly want to know everything there is to know about Gryffindor, 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 Gryffindor!

Gryffindor Founder

Godcric Gryffindor founded Hogwarts alongside three of the greatest witches/wizards of the age, Salazar Slytherin, Helga Hufflepuff, and Rowena Ravenclaw. Not long after he helped open the school, Godric Gryffindor founded his own Hogwarts House, Gryffindor!


Head Of Gryffindor House

Professor Minerva McGonagall was the head of Gryffindor house during the events of the Harry Potter series. The first head of Gryffindor house was Hogwarts founder, Godric Gryffindor.

Well-Known Gryffindor’s

Gryffindor house is home to some of the greatest and most famous witches and wizards of all-time, including Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter, Minerva McGonagall, Hermione Granger, Ron Weasley and many more!


Gryffindor Emblem

The Gryffindor emblem is a lion, as it is widely believed to be the bravest of all creatures. The official Gryffindor house colours are scarlet and gold.

Gryffindor House Ghost

Every Hogwarts House has its own house ghost, which acts as a kind of mascot for the house. The Gryffindor house ghost is Sir Nicholas De Mimsy-Porpington, otherwise known as Nearly Headless Nick.


Gryffindor Common Room

The Gryffindor common room is located in Gryffindor tower, giving the students a great view of the castle and its grounds. The room itself is full of warmth, squishy armchairs and a roaring fire.

Traits Of A Gryffindor Student

Gryffindor has a reputation for producing heroic and noble witches/wizards, however, not all Gryffindor students are good. If you find yourself in Gryffindor, it is likely because you display traits like courage, bravery and determination. Gryffindor students are known for standing up for what they believe in, even if it means breaking the rules.


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