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The Sword of Gryffindor

Harry reads the engraving on Gryffindor's Sword with Dumbledore.

Gleaming silver sword made of goblin-forged steel with a ruby-studded hilt

The Sword of Gryffindor fact file

Magical properties

Contains properties only goblin-made armour possesses and will take on the power of substances it touches


A powerful weapon that has been presenting itself to Gryffindors in times of need for centuries

Who made or first owned it

This is a matter of some dispute between wizards and goblins

When it was made

Forged a thousand years ago by Ragnuk the First, king of the goblins