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Severus Snape

Hogwarts Potions master, Head of Slytherin house and former Death Eater. Holds a grudge against Harry


Bellatrix bonds Narcissa and Snape in an unbreakable vow.

Cokeworth

By J.K. Rowling


Snape teaching potions from the Philosopher's Stone

Potions

By J.K. Rowling


The seven potions testing logic that protect the Philosopher's Stone.

Thinking logically


Snape teaching potions from the Philosopher's Stone

11 times Snape was the hardest teacher to please


Potions lessons took place down in one of the dungeons. It was colder here than up in the main castle and would have been quite creepy...


Extract

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

By J.K. Rowling

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Ah, yes, Harry Potter. Our new – celebrity.


Severus Snape
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Fame isn't everything


Snape pushes Harry and Ron's heads down in the Goblet of Fire.

Disciplining the troublemakers


Slughorn's Christmas party

Vampires

By J.K. Rowling


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YOU CAN’T APPARATE OR DISAPPARATE INSIDE THIS CASTLE! THIS – HAS – SOMETHING – TO – DO – WITH POTTER!


Severus Snape
Snape threatens Draco in Hogwarts Hallway.

A private discussion


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Just the man. The very man. A girl has been snatched by the monster, Lockhart. Taken into the Chamber of Secrets itself. Your moment has come at last.


Severus Snape

Severus Snape fact file


Full Name

Severus Snape

Birthday

9 January 1960

House

Slytherin

Patronus

Doe

Parents

Tobias Snape (Muggle) and Eileen Snape (witch, née Prince)

Skills

Extremely skilled at potions and Occlumency

Death

2 May 1998