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The Goblet of Fire

An illustration of the Goblet of Fire and the Age Line.

Flame-filled wooden cup which is the impartial selector of Triwizard champions


The Goblet of Fire fact file


Magical properties

The ability to pick the most worthy candidates from the names that are entered

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Tomorrow night, Hallowe’en, the Goblet will return the names of the three it has judged most worthy to represent their schools.


Albus Dumbledore

When they entered the candlelit Great Hall it was almost full. The Goblet of Fire had been moved...


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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

by J.K. Rowling

A Durmstrang student enters his name into the Goblet of Fire.

Entering names into the Goblet


Dumbledore and the Goblet of Fire

Champions are chosen


Wizarding School Durmstrang with name

Durmstrang Institute

By J.K. Rowling


Wizarding School Beauxbatons with name

Beauxbatons Academy of Magic

By J.K. Rowling


The Goblet of Fire rejects the Weasley twins names.

Tricking the Goblet


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Once a champion has been selected by the Goblet of Fire, he or she is obliged to see the Tournament through to the end.


Albus Dumbledore