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Regulus Black

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A teenage Death Eater who tried to destroy one of Voldemort's Horcruxes. Younger brother of Sirius

Regulus Black fact file

Full Name

Regulus Acturus Black




Orion Black (wizard) and Walburga Black (witch)


Quidditch. Was Slytherin's Seeker during his time at Hogwarts


c.1980. Killed by Inferi

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Stupid idiot ... he joined the Death Eaters

Sirius Black
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The whole Black family had been in my house, but Sirius ended up in Gryffindor! Shame – he was a talented boy. I got his brother Regulus when he came along, but I’d have liked the set

Horace Slughorn
The Slytherin Common Room with Draco from the Chamber of Secrets

Why Hogwarts needs Slytherin house

Illustration of Salazar Slytherin's broken locket

Everyone you didn’t realise was connected to Voldemort’s Horcruxes

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I have stolen the real Horcrux and intend to destroy it as soon as I can. I face death in the hope that when you meet your match, you will be mortal once more...

R. A. B.

Regulus’s bedroom was slightly smaller than Sirius’s, though it had the same sense of former grandeur.


Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

By J.K. Rowling

Some members of the Order of the Phoenix wait outside Grimmauld Place

Behind the scenes: Grimmauld Place

A Kreacher illustration

In defence of Kreacher

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Fight! Fight! Fight for my master, defender of house-elves! Fight the Dark Lord, in the name of brave Regulus! Fight!


Master Regulus was strange, not as he usually was, disturbed in his mind, Kreacher could tell ...


Extract from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

By J.K. Rowling

Snape headshot from the Order of the Pheonix

Slytherins that broke the mould

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Unsung heroes: Regulus Black