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
Something gleamed in the light of the wand and Harry spun about, but all that was there was a small, frozen pool, its cracked, black...
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
by J.K. Rowling
According to reliable historical sources, the sword may present itself to any worthy Gryffindor. That does not make it the exclusive property of Mr Potter, whatever Dumbledore may have decided.