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Peter Pettigrew

illustration of Pettigrew halfway through transformation

Loyal follower of Voldemort who betrayed Harry's parents


Peter Pettigrew revealed as Scabbers

Secret Keeper

By J.K. Rowling


Peter Pettigrew transforms back into a rat and escapes.

Pettigrew slips away


Sorting Hat in Dumbledore's office

Hatstall

By J.K. Rowling


‘Well, hello, Peter,’ said Lupin pleasantly, as though rats frequently erupted into old schoolfriends around him. ‘Long time, no see…’


Extract

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

by J.K. Rowling

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Master ... it is beautiful ... thank you ... thank you ...


Peter Pettigrew
Harry locates the One Eyed Witch using the Maurauder's Map.

The Marauder's Map

By J.K. Rowling


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Sirius, Sirius, what could I have done? The Dark Lord ... you have no idea ... he has weapons you can’t imagine


Peter Pettigrew
Peter Pettigrew lies grasping his bloody stump of a wrist while the cauldron from which Voldemort will be reborn glows in the middle of the cemetery.

Voldemort rises again


Peter Pettigrew fact file


House

Gryffindor

Skills

Animagus; being a rat, in every sense of the word

Death

March 1998