An illustration of Slughorn in his dressing gown

Well-connected Potions master and founder of the Slug Club


Horace Slughorn fact file

By J.K. Rowling


Birthday

28 April

Wand

Cedar and dragon heartstring, ten and a quarter inches, fairly flexible

House

Slytherin

Parents

Wizard father, witch mother (family one of the so-called 'Sacred Twenty-Eight')

Skills

Accomplished Occlumens, expert Potioneer, advanced self-transfiguration

Hobbies

The Slug Club, corresponding with famous ex-students, fine wines and confectionery