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Argus Filch

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The irascible Hogwarts caretaker, who is forever waging war on all students


Argus Filch fact file


Skills

Sniffing out mischief

Hobbies

Prowling the halls of Hogwarts looking for troublemakers, battling to have Peeves permanently extracted from the castle

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Filth! Mess and muck everywhere! I've had enough of it, I tell you!


Argus Filch
Mrs Norris lurks in the trophy room

Familiars

By J.K. Rowling


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Behind the scenes: Argus Filch


Argus Filch holding Mrs Norris patrolling Hogwarts corridors

A devoted companion


‘STUDENTS OUT OF BED!’ Peeves bellowed. ‘STUDENTS OUT OF BED DOWN THE CHARMS CORRIDOR!’


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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

by J.K. Rowling

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He knows I'm a Squib!


Argus Filch
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Everything you need to know about Squibs


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Caught red-handed


‘I’ve had a tip-off that you are intending to place a massive order for Dungbombs!’


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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

By J.K. Rowling

Mrs Norris lurks in the trophy room

Hot on the heels