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Goblins

Gringotts goblin at desk

Skilled metalworkers who run Gringotts Wizarding Bank


They had reached a snowy-white building which towered over the other little shops. Standing beside its burnished bronze doors, wearing a...


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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

by J.K. Rowling

Harry reads the engraving on Gryffindor's Sword with Dumbledore.

The Sword of Gryffindor

By J.K. Rowling


Harry and Hagrid enter Gringotts for the first time.

The goblins of Gringotts


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Wizards refuse to share the secrets of wandlore with other magical beings, they deny us the possibility of extending our powers!


Griphook

'Right,’ said Harry. ‘Well, I need some help, Griphook, and you can give it to me...


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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

by J.K. Rowling

The dragon in Gringotts.

An ugly confrontation


Goblins fact file


Breed

Goblins

Appearance

Short, long-nosed, with long, thin fingers

Magic Abilities

Their own type of magic performed without a wand, skilled metalsmiths

Dangers

Cunning and clever