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The Bloody Baron

Still image of the Bloody Baron from the Hogwarts Ghosts portraits

The Slytherin Ghost is a gaunt and silent spectre covered in silver bloodstains.


Bloody Baron fact file


Full Name

The Bloody Baron

House

Slytherin

Skills

Controlling Peeves

Hobbies

Groaning and clanking up on the Astronomy Tower

Death

Killed himself in remorse for stabbing Helena Ravenclaw. He wears his chains as an act of penitence.

Harry looked over at the Slytherin table and saw a horrible ghost sitting there, with blank staring eyes...


Extract

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

By J.K. Rowling

Binns teaches the class about the Chamber of Secrets

Hogwarts Ghosts

By J.K. Rowling


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I don’t want to stay here alone, the Bloody Baron’s been past twice already.


Neville Longbottom Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

'Furious at my refusal, jealous of my freedom, he stabbed me.'


Extract

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

By J.K. Rowling

The Sorting Ceremony

Ghosts at the Sorting


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Subtlety has never been Peeves’s strong point. I’m off to try and find the Bloody Baron ... he might be able to put a stop to it


Nearly Headless Nick
Guests dancing at Nearly Headless Nick's deathday party

Ghosts

By J.K. Rowling


The Great Hall at Halloween with the ghosts

The best-loved ghosts at Hogwarts


‘So sorry, your bloodiness, Mr Baron, sir,’


Extract

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

By J.K. Rowling

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The secret lives of the Hogwarts ghosts


Hero image from the Hogwarts Ghosts portrait feature

The Hogwarts ghosts