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Gellert Grindelwald

Grindelwald

A Dark wizard who caused disruption in the wizarding world during the 1920s


Who is Gellert Grindelwald?


Character Bio

Grindelwald

Gellert Grindelwald: the story so far


New Fantastic Beasts logo

Fantastic Beasts film title revealed: Crimes of Grindelwald


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And at the height of his power, when Dumbledore knew he was the only one who could stop him, he duelled Grindelwald, and beat him, and he took the Elder Wand.


Harry Potter
Wizarding School Durmstrang with name

Durmstrang Institute

By J.K. Rowling


The very same summer that Dumbledore went home to Godric’s Hollow, now an orphan and head of the family, Bathilda Bagshot agreed to...


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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

By J.K. Rowling

The main characters for the new Fantastic Beasts film

A closer look at the characters of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald


Illustration of the Elder Wand

The unbeatable wand


Dumbledore's funeral

Order of Merlin

By J.K. Rowling


‘Because,’ said Krum, ‘if he vos not a guest of Fleur’s, I vould duel him, here and now, for vearing that filthy sign upon his chest.’


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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

By J.K. Rowling

Xenophilius Lovegood holding his Deathly Hallows Pendant.

Xenophilius' pendant


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Grindelwald and I, the glorious young leaders of the revolution...


Albus Dumbledore

Gellert Grindelwald fact file


Full Name

Gellert Grindelwald

Wand

(Formerly) the Elder Wand

Skills

Duelling

Hobbies

Dark Arts