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Slytherin common room

Slytherin Common Room

A long, stone room under the Great Lake, with green lighting and elaborate carvings


Slytherin common room fact file


Where in the world

Hogwarts, the dungeons

Residents or owners

Common area for all the students of Slytherin house

Magical properties

Accessed through a secret entrance, activated by a password

Significant events that took place here

Harry and Ron came here, disguised by Polyjuice Potion as Crabbe and Goyle, to find out if Draco Malfoy was the the heir of Slytherin

The Slytherin common room was a long, low underground room with rough stone walls and ceiling, from which round, greenish lamps were hanging


Extract

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

By J.K. Rowling

Harry in the lake with the Merpeople in the Second Task.

The Great Lake

By J.K. Rowling


Draco lounges in front of Crabbe and Goyle in Slytherin common room.

Draco's sidekicks


Slytherin Common Room

Slytherin common room


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We could change into three of the Slytherins. No one would know it was us. Malfoy would probably tell us anything. He’s probably boasting about it in the Slytherin common room right now, if only we could hear him


Hermione Granger

‘Did you get them?’ Hermione asked breathlessly. Harry showed her Goyle’s hair. ‘Good. And I sneaked these spare robes out of the laundry...


Extract

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

by J.K. Rowling

Draco being sorted into Slytherin

6 reasons why it’s great to be a Slytherin


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The dark treasures of Slytherin house


‘Funny ’ow they all thinks we wants to ’ear that,’ jeered Scabior... ‘But none of ’em can tell us where the common room is.’


Extract

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

By J.K. Rowling

The Slytherin Common Room with Draco from the Chamber of Secrets

Why Hogwarts needs Slytherin house