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Rubeus Hagrid

The half-giant Hogwarts gamekeeper loves all creatures and is a tirelessly loyal friend to Harry and Dumbledore


Harry and Hagrid enter Gringotts for the first time.

Harry’s first visit to Gringotts


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Ah, go boil yer heads, both of yeh. Harry - yer a wizard.


Rubeus Hagrid
The exterior of Hagrid's Hut.

Hagrid’s hut


The Gryffindor and Slytherin students learn about Hippogriffs.

Hagrid’s first lesson


Inside Weasleys' Wizard Wheezes

Colours

By J.K. Rowling


Professor McGonagall opened her mouth, changed her mind, swallowed and then said, ‘Yes – yes, you’re right, of course. But how is the boy...


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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

By J.K. Rowling

Pottermore illustrations Hagrid in Azkaban

Hagrid in Azkaban


Hagrid, Slughorn and Harry at Aragog's Funeral.

Mourning Aragog


Hagrid illustration by Jim Kay

Rubeus Hagrid


Professor Grubbly -Plank's lesson on unicorns

Professor Kettleburn

By J.K. Rowling


An illustration of Hagrid when he was a student.

Young Hagrid


Rubeus Hagrid fact file


Full Name

Rubeus Hagrid

Birthday

6 December 1928

Wand

Sixteen inches, oak (it was broken in his third year - repaired and presumably kept in a pink umbrella)

House

Gryffindor

Parents

Mr Hagrid (human) and Fridwulfa (giantess)

Skills

Resistant to stunning spells, above average strength, crossbowmanship

Hobbies

Gardening, cooking, care of magical creatures