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The film version's climax ends a little differently: As Quirrell attacks him, Harry's blood protection, which was provided by his mother's sacrifice of her own life to save him, enables Harry to kill Quirrell himself.
Harry discovers that when he comes into direct contact with Quirrell, it immediately produces a burning effect. In the final attack, Harry lays his hands on Quirrell, who burns into crumbling ash.
The spirit form of Voldemort renders Harry unconscious before making his escape. Though Quirrell's first name was never mentioned in the novels, the character is given the first name "Quirinus" in the official Harry Potter Trading Card Game.
British actor Ian Hart portrayed Quirrell in the film adaptation of the book. Horace Slughorn is the long-serving Potions teacher and Head of Slytherin House since at least the s, until his retirement after the —82 school year.
Following his retirement and the resurgence of Voldemort, Slughorn goes into hiding, concealing all knowledge of his whereabouts from both sides in the growing conflict in the wizarding world.
However, after moving Snape to Defence Against the Dark Arts , Dumbledore locates Slughorn and uses Harry as incentive to convince him to return to teaching Potions.
Slughorn is described as preferring to be a " back-seat driver ", obtaining things he desires by using his contacts, particularly students whom he has invited into the "Slug Club", a group of students favoured by Slughorn, based either on their connections to important people a type of cronyism or on his belief that they have talents that will make them important and famous themselves when they leave school meritocracy.
He is one of the first Slytherin characters to defy the house's stereotype and being portrayed in a somewhat positive light: while he is self-serving and not above bending rules, he lacks the near-amorality and underhandedness that had, until that point, been a hallmark of the house.
He does not resent blood status in general, and admits a pleasurable surprise when he comes upon a talented Muggle-born, such as Hermione or, years before, Harry's mother Lily Potter , one of his all-time favourite pupils.
Also, Slughorn notably displays not pride, but shame at having helped a young Tom Marvolo Riddle perform some of his most noted and impressive feats of magic, as Riddle had questioned Slughorn about Horcruxes.
However, students he deems unimportant he ignores, as though they were not there. In Half-Blood Prince , Harry is invited to the first meeting of the Slug Club held on the Hogwarts Express.
Slughorn sets less-stringent entry criteria for Advanced Potions than his predecessor, lowering the required grade from a perfect O Outstanding to the above-average E Exceeds Expectations.
This last-minute change enables Harry and Ron to take Potions at NEWT level. However, since Harry had not expected to be allowed to join the course, he has none of the necessary materials, and Slughorn lends him an old textbook until Harry can procure his own.
Later, Harry does buy a new copy of Advanced Potion-Making from Flourish and Blotts, but switches the covers and gives back the new book.
During his first class, Slughorn offers a small amount of Felix Felicis to the student who brews the best cauldron of the Draught of Living Death.
Harry wins with the help of handwritten notes in the borrowed textbook, which had once belonged to Snape, unbeknownst to him.
When Ron falls victim to a high-strength love potion, Slughorn administers an antidote, but then nearly kills him with a drink of poisoned mead, not knowing that the bottle had been planted by Draco Malfoy in an attempt to kill Dumbledore.
Harry later uses the Felix Felicis to help retrieve a memory from Slughorn that details the conversation between the professor and Riddle about Horcruxes as well as the possibility of creating more than one Horcrux.
In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows , Slughorn briefly appears with other teachers assembling to fight Death Eaters.
As Snape is now Headmaster, Slughorn has again assumed the post of Head of Slytherin. Though he is initially hesitant to join in the Battle of Hogwarts and is assumed to have evacuated with his house, he returns to the fray later on.
It is revealed that he has not fled, but has recruited a large number of reinforcements to fight for Hogwarts. He then summons up the courage to duel Voldemort, alongside McGonagall and Kingsley Shacklebolt.
Slughorn is played by Jim Broadbent in the film adaptations of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2.
Pomona Sprout is Professor of Herbology and the Head of Hufflepuff House. She is described as a dumpy little witch with flyaway grey hair who wears a patched, frayed hat and shabby robes, often covered in dirt due to the time she spends tending plants in the Hogwarts greenhouses.
Sprout is introduced in Philosopher's Stone , but she plays no active role until Chamber of Secrets , in which she teaches her second year students to work with Mandrake plants.
She is responsible for raising the Mandrakes to full maturity, at which point their juice is used to revive the petrified victims of the basilisk.
Sprout subsequently appears in Goblet of Fire in which, as the Hufflepuff Head of House, she comforts Amos Diggory and his wife after the death of their son, Hufflepuff student Cedric Diggory , whom she knew well.
In Order of the Phoenix , Sprout is a non-vocal supporter of Harry's story about Voldemort's resurrection. Like many teachers at Hogwarts, she detests Umbridge's presence and does her best to disobey her.
After the raid of Hogwarts in Half-Blood Prince , Sprout is a staunch advocate of keeping Hogwarts open. She also supports the suggestion that Dumbledore should be laid to rest at Hogwarts.
Sprout attends Dumbledore's funeral, where she appears cleaner than she has ever been seen before. In Deathly Hallows , she chases Snape away from Hogwarts with Professors McGonagall and Flitwick.
Informed that Voldemort and his Death Eaters are coming to besiege Hogwarts, she uses her knowledge of magical plants by improvising offensive botany , and, with the help of several students, throws Mandrakes, Snargaluff pods, and Venomous Tentaculas off the castle walls at the approaching Death Eaters.
The epilogue of Deathly Hallows reveals that Neville has become the new Herbology teacher at Hogwarts. The circumstances of Sprout's departure from the job are not revealed.
Sprout was portrayed by Miriam Margolyes in the film adaptation of Chamber of Secrets and Deathly Hallows — Part 2. Sybill Patricia Trelawney is the Divination teacher.
She is the great-great-granddaughter of the celebrated Seer , Cassandra Trelawney, and has inherited some of her ancestor's talent.
Trelawney is described as a slight woman resembling an insect, draped in a large spangled shawl and many gaudy bangles and rings.
She speaks in a whispy voice and wears thick glasses, which cause her eyes to appear greatly magnified. Her odd classroom in the North Tower of Hogwarts is a cross between "someone's attic and an old-fashioned tea shop";  it can only be reached by climbing to the top of the stairs and then up a ladder through a trapdoor set in the ceiling.
This dim, heavily scented, and "stiflingly" warm room often affects students' wakefulness. Trelawney first appears in the third book of the series, when Harry, Ron, and Hermione start divination lessons.
The friends generally believe Trelawney is a fraud. However, Parvati Patil and Lavender Brown are very fond of and impressed by her.
According to Professor McGonagall, her credibility as a Seer is undermined by her habit of erroneously predicting, each year, the death of one of her students, she uses it as a greeting for her class.
Her more profound predictions seem only to happen when she is in a trance and unaware of what she is saying, with no memory of it afterward.
However, almost all her predictions were later shown to be true in the books even if she was not in a trance. Prior to the events of the Harry Potter books, Trelawney falls into a prophetic trance during an interview with Dumbledore at the Hog's Head , making a prophecy about the birth of a wizard "with the power to vanquish" the dark lord, Voldemort.
This prophecy is partly overheard by Snape, who relays what he heard to Voldemort. This leads Voldemort to attack the Potter family, believing that Harry was the child named.
In Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban , Trelawney erroneously predicts that Harry was born around Midwinter, even though he was born on July 31st, with it later being revealed that this slip-up was because Trelawney was unknowingly reading the piece of Voldemort's soul within Harry.
She also accurately prophesies to Harry about the events of the book's climax, including Peter Pettigrew's return to Voldemort's side.
In Order of the Phoenix , Trelawney is first put on probation by Umbridge, and later fired. However, Dumbledore intervenes to allow Trelawney to stay in the castle, as he believes that she would be in danger outside Hogwarts due to the prophecy she made during her interview, and recruits Firenze from the centaur herd in the Forbidden Forest to replace her as a way of spiting Umbridge.
Dumbledore later reveals that the prophecy is why he keeps her employed as a Divination teacher. After Umbridge is ousted, Trelawney returns to teaching in Half-Blood Prince , but has to share classes with Firenze, as he was cast out by his fellow centaurs when he agreed to replace Trelawney after she was fired, which she thinks is an outrage.
In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows , she is seen aiding in the Battle of Hogwarts by magically accelerating her crystal balls at Death Eaters. She uses one of these crystal balls to defend an injured Lavender against an attack by Fenrir Greyback.
In the film adaptation, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2 , she is seen covering someone's body, with the aid of Padma Patil.
In the British editions of the books, her name is consistently spelled as "Sybill". In the American editions, from her first appearance in Prisoner of Azkaban through Order of the Phoenix , her name is spelled as "Sibyll".
However, in the American edition of Half-Blood Prince , it is re-spelled as "Sybill", matching the UK edition. Professor Trelawney is portrayed by Emma Thompson in the Prisoner of Azkaban , Order of the Phoenix , and Deathly Hallows Part 2.
Hogwarts houses at least twenty ghosts , [HP1] but when people in the novels speak of the ghosts at Hogwarts they usually refer to one of the four resident ghosts of the Hogwarts houses: Sir Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington or, as the students refer to him, Nearly Headless Nick , the almost beheaded ghost of Gryffindor house; the Bloody Baron, who is the ghost of Slytherin house; the jovial Fat Friar, who is the ghost of Hufflepuff house; and the Grey Lady, who in life was Helena Ravenclaw, the ghost of Ravenclaw house.
These ghosts seem to act as something like advisers and aides to the students; Nick frequently helps Harry during moments of uncertainty or crisis.
Despite animosity between the houses, their respective ghosts get along well with each other. Nearly Headless Nick is respectful of the Bloody Baron and claims that he cannot imagine starting a fight with him, while the Fat Friar pleads on behalf of Peeves the Poltergeist to allow him to come to the welcome feasts despite his past wrongdoings.
During The Deathly Hallows , Nick is protective of Helena and only reluctantly tells Harry how to find her.
The Bloody Baron is the Slytherin House ghost. He is the only person besides Dumbledore and Fred and George Weasley who can exert any control over the poltergeist Peeves ; Peeves is terrified of him for some unknown reason, referring to him as "Your Bloodiness" and "Mr Baron".
The Baron's nickname comes from the fact that he is covered with blood, which appears silvery on his ghostly form.
When Nearly Headless Nick is asked in the first book why the Baron is so bloody, Nick delicately comments that "he has never asked".
In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows , Helena Ravenclaw the Grey Lady explains to Harry that the Baron had been in love with her when the two were alive, and when she ran off with her mother's diadem, Rowena Ravenclaw sent the Baron after her, knowing he would not stop until Helena was found.
When Helena refused to return with him, the Baron killed her in a fit of rage, and then, in remorse, killed himself with the same weapon. He has thus haunted Hogwarts ever since, wearing his ghostly chains as a form of penance.
Terence Bayler portrayed the Baron in the first film. The Fat Friar is the Hufflepuff House ghost. He is a jolly man and very forgiving, frequently suggesting that Peeves be given another chance, or forgiven for any mishaps.
Simon Fisher-Becker appeared as the Fat Friar in the film adaptation of Philosopher's Stone. The Grey Lady is the Ravenclaw House ghost.
According to a letter written by Rowling to Nina Young , the actress who played the Grey Lady in the first film, she is "a highly intellectual young lady She never found true love as she never found a man up to her standards".
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows reveals that the Grey Lady is Helena Ravenclaw , daughter of Rowena Ravenclaw , making her the only house ghost known to be related to one of the Hogwarts founders.
She informs Harry that she stole the Diadem of Ravenclaw from her mother, in an attempt to become smarter than her, and then went into hiding in Albania.
It was a dying Rowena Ravenclaw's wish to see her daughter again, and so she sent for the Bloody Baron to look for her, knowing that he would not rest until he brought her back, partly because he was in love with her.
However, she refused to come with the Baron and, in a moment of blind rage, he killed her with a single stab-wound to the chest. Overcome with remorse, the Bloody Baron killed himself using the same weapon in turn and wears chains as penitence, "as he should", the Grey Lady says.
The diadem remained in the hollow of a tree in an Albanian forest until Tom Riddle managed to charm the story out of the Grey Lady. Riddle, who had been seeking historically significant objects to make into Horcruxes , later retrieved the diadem from Albania and hid it in the Room of Requirement at Hogwarts while visiting the castle years later.
In Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Nina Young played the Grey Lady, and in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2 , she was played by Kelly Macdonald.
Sir Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington KG , often referred to as Nearly Headless Nick , Nick , or Sir Nicholas , is the Gryffindor House ghost who in life was sentenced to death by beheading after a teeth-straightening spell went awry on Lady Grieve.
Harry becomes friends with Nick when he attends his "deathday" party the th anniversary of the event in a Hogwarts dungeon. Nick's death date 31 October had the distinction of having served as the basis for the entire chronology of the Harry Potter stories, until the timeline was confirmed by James and Lily's headstone in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.
His greatest wish is to become a member of the Headless Hunt , as mentioned in the second book. However, he is excluded due to the fact that he is not actually headless "he is nearly headless" and would never be completely able to participate in the activities such as "Head Polo".
In Chamber of Secrets , Nick is a victim of the Basilisk that Ginny Weasley unleashes under the influence of Tom Riddle.
The stare of the Basilisk is lethal to anyone who looks it directly in the eye. All of its living victims meet its gaze indirectly, either from a reflection or by seeing it through something else, and are only petrified rather than killed.
Nick is the only one to look directly at the Basilisk, but he too is petrified since he is a ghost and cannot die again. Nick also protected Hufflepuff student Justin Finch-Fletchley from death after Justin saw the basilisk's eyes through Nick's transparent body, thus only petrifying him as well.
The character appears again in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix when Harry has been looking for comfort upon Sirius' death, hoping he can see him later as a ghost.
Nick explains that only witches and wizards who fear death and refuse to go on can become ghosts, dashing Harry's hope of communicating with Sirius.
He appears briefly in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows , when Harry asks Nick to bring him to the Grey Lady. The character was portrayed in the film series by John Cleese , and only appears in the first two films.
Hogwarts was founded a millennium ago the exact date unknown by "four of the greatest witches and wizards of the age": [HP2] Godric Gryffindor, Helga Hufflepuff, Rowena Ravenclaw, and Salazar Slytherin.
The founders served as Hogwarts' first teachers, and each of the Hogwarts houses is named after one of the founders. Godric Gryffindor was one of the four founders of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
He was good friends with Salazar Slytherin but they had conflicting ideas as Salazar believed no muggle-borns should be accepted into Hogwarts.
His known relics are a goblin-made sword adorned with rubies also known as "The Sword of Gryffindor" and the Sorting Hat.
The two items share a particular bond: whenever a Gryffindor student is in a time of need, the sword will present itself within the Sorting Hat.
Gryffindor is said to have praised courage, determination and strength of heart above all other qualities. He also was the most accepting of allowing Muggle-borns into the school.
Helga Hufflepuff came from a broad valley. The Sorting Hat describes her as "good Hufflepuff" or "sweet Hufflepuff".
She favoured loyalty, honesty, and dedication. In Goblet of Fire , she is said to have considered "hard workers almost always most worthy of admission".
Elsewhere, she is described as taking "all the rest" of the students after selection by her colleagues. She was a good friend of Rowena Ravenclaw; their friendship is used to emphasise the failed friendship between Godric Gryffindor and Salazar Slytherin.
Many recipes traditionally served at Hogwarts feasts originated with Hufflepuff. According to an interview between Rowling and staff from The Leaky Cauldron , Hufflepuff introduced house-elves to Hogwarts, where she offered them refuge.
One relic of Hufflepuff, a small golden cup emblazoned with her symbol of a badger, is passed down to her distant descendant, Hepzibah Smith.
This cup is stolen by Riddle and made into a Horcrux. The Hufflepuff Cup was destroyed by Hermione who stabbed it with a basilisk fang in Deathly Hallows.
Rowena Ravenclaw  was a witch noted for her cleverness and creativity, and was described by Xenophilius Lovegood as beautiful.
The Sorting Hat introduces her as "Fair Ravenclaw, from glen ", suggesting she was from Scotland. Ravenclaw devised the ever-changing floor plans and moving staircases in the Hogwarts castle, [ citation needed ] and coined the proverb "Wit beyond measure is man's greatest treasure.
In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows , Harry learns that an artefact of Ravenclaw's became a Horcrux : her lost diadem, which granted enhanced wisdom to its wearer.
The Ravenclaw Diadem is destroyed near the end of the book as a result of exposure to Fiendfyre summoned by Vincent Crabbe , who is killed in the process while trying to control the fire.
Salazar Slytherin is described as power-hungry by the Sorting Hat , and was known as "shrewd Slytherin from fen ".
Salazar Slytherin was one of the first recorded Parselmouths , an accomplished Legilimens , and a notorious champion of pureblood supremacy.
Slytherin is the only founder whose physical appearance is ever described in any detail; his statue in the Chamber of Secrets depicts a man "ancient and monkey-like, with a long thin beard that fell almost to the bottom of his sweeping robes.
He also selected his students according to cunning, ambition, and blood purity. Slytherin's first name is a reference to the midth-century Portuguese dictator 's surname — Rowling 's stay in Portugal where memory and legacy are present long after the dictatorship era inspired this name choice.
Slytherin's background is first discussed by Professor Binns in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets and by Professor McGonagall in the film version and Professor Flitwick in the computer game.
He describes the founding of the school and the schism which developed between Slytherin and the other founders, and he mentions that the castle was founded far from Muggles because, at that time, common people feared magic and persecuted suspected wizards and witches.
Slytherin wanted magical learning restricted to all-magical families, as he believed Muggle-born students to be untrustworthy and he disliked teaching such students.
According to ancient legend, Slytherin was responsible for the construction of the Chamber of Secrets. This chamber contained a magical creature, the Basilisk , susceptible to control by the Heir of Slytherin, and left there to purge the school of all Muggle-born students.
Another hypothesis suggests the Basilisk was meant to fend off an invading muggle force. This occurred shortly before infighting among the four founders broke out and resulted in Slytherin's departure.
Salazar Slytherin's locket , passed down to his family, was turned into a Horcrux by his descendant Voldemort and destroyed by Ron Weasley using the Sword of Gryffindor in Deathly Hallows.
In June , J. Rowling revealed on Pottermore that Slytherin's wand contained a fragment of basilisk horn, and was taught by its creator to "sleep" when instructed, which meant that it could place others who possessed the wand in a sleep from which they could only be awakened by the cries of the person's children.
This secret was handed down through the centuries to each member of Slytherin's family who possessed it. By the s it belonged to the Irish witch Gormlaith Gaunt, though in about it was stolen by her thenyear-old niece Isolt Sayre, who fled to Massachusetts in the United States, where she founded the Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
She buried the wand outside the school grounds, and within a year, an unknown species of snakewood tree grew from the burial spot. It resisted all attempts to prune or kill it, but after several years the leaves were found to contain powerful medicinal properties.
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He manages to keep a very close eye on the students, even though there hundreds of them and the school is vast, sprawling, and actually changes structurally on a regular basis.
He and Mrs. A normal student sneaking around would be caught easily. In addition, he seemingly manages to clean and repair the school impressively quickly, from the damage done by the troll in the first film to the portrait of the Fat Lady that was destroyed later in the series.
At various times, he's cleaned the entire castle, and filled up every hole in the entire castle down to the mouse holes — no mean feat.
And while he hates the students, Filch is actually very dedicated to the castle itself, and seems truly upset when it is damaged.
In addition to being a surprisingly competent caretaker, Filch is an impressive record-keeper. As well as tracking the myriad different rules and regulations of the school including the addition of a huge number under Dolores Umbridge , he has entire rooms filled with confiscated contraband, and keeps immaculate records of the many punishments that he doles out.
Although he cannot use magic, Filch was instrumental in other ways. He helped to evacuate those students who were unable to fight, and a deleted scene from the movies show him locking away the Slytherin students who were later freed by one of the explosions.
He is also sent to find Peeves, and rouse the poltergeist to fight on the side of the school. Norris also appears at the battle, hissing and trying to get the owls to return to the owlery.
Had Filch been born a wizard, he would probably have become a very different, potentially quite successful, member of the wizarding community.
As a squib, however, Filch is shunned from childhood. Raised by magical parents, he would have grown up aware of all the wonderful magic in the world, but been unable to use it.
Unlike fellow Squib Arabella Figg, who seems relatively content with her life, Filch is miserable and bitter, suggesting that he had a very tough time growing up without magic.
He is still attempting to learn, as well, which shows a certain degree of self-loathing and an unwillingness to accept his lot in life. In short, Filch is a cautionary tale for the wizarding world.
He is a character who is so twisted and embittered by his treatment by the rest of the community that he takes delight in physically punishing those children who were born magical.
Many fans of the books were disappointed to see that a favorite school ghost was missing from the movies : Peeves the Poltergeist. He also has an important relationship with Mr.
Filch — in a bit of an odd-couple kind of way. As the caretaker, Filch is the sworn enemy of Peeves, who has tormented caretakers for centuries.
An earlier caretaker, Rancorous Carpe, even attempted to set an elaborate trap for the pest, but his plan backfired horribly. Although Peeves drives Filch to distraction, he also helps the caretaker by loudly announcing any student that he finds out of bed, and we suspect that Peeves needs someone like Filch to torment while Filch actually secretly appreciates both the help and the extra work.
Like Filch, Peeves seems to have his own loyalties primarily to Hogwarts itself , and are two sides of the same coin — one in love with order, and the other, chaos.
Another character largely missing from the films who had an important relationship with the caretaker was the Hogwarts librarian: Irma Pince.
Madam Pince had much in common with Filch, being an incredibly strict staff member with a borderline-obsessive love of order and cleanliness when it comes to her library and beloved books, that is.
Potentially because of this, it is believed by many of the Hogwarts students that Madam Pince and Mr.
Filch are either in a relationship or at least attracted to each other, although this is never explored in any depth.
Pince does appear in one film Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets , where she is portrayed by Sally Mortemore, but she has a very small part in the film.
She appears as a background character, and we never get to see Pince and Filch together. Sorry, Pinch shippers!
Filch is rarely seen without his cat, Mrs. Norris, although the two have been known to split up in order to track down misbehaving students faster.
At the very least, the two are extremely close, and the caretaker has devised a way of communicating with the cat over distances. This is shown when we learn that if Mrs.
Norris shows up to catch a student misbehaving, Filch will appear on the scene within moments, suggesting that she is able to communicate with him in some way if she has found something.
Hagrid Robbie Coltrane also believes that Filch has somehow set Mrs. Norris to spy on him, and Harry suspected that she could see or sense him even under the cloak.
However, this connection is not explained as legitimate telepathy or magical in nature, and it seems that the two are simply extraordinarily close.
Norris obviously a human, not a cat has some similar traits to the Hogwarts version, too. The Mrs. If, like in the muggle world, owners name their pets, does this mean that the miserable Filch is secretly a Jane Austen fan?
As is the norm for animal characters, multiple cats have played the part of Mrs. Norris on screen.