Nearly Headless Nick greets guests at his Deathday Party

Partially decapitated resident ghost of Gryffindor tower


Nearly Headless Nick fact file


Full Name

Sir Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington

House

Gryffindor

Skills

Providing directions around Hogwarts castle

Hobbies

Re-enacting his botched beheading

Death

31st October 1492, incompletely beheaded. Hit forty-five times in the neck with a blunt axe