Ministry of Magic and the Wizard's Council

Arnie Peasegood

"Hello, Arnie ... Arnold Peasegood, he's an Obliviator — member of the Accidental Magic Reversal Squad, you know"
-- Arthur Weasley's running commentary on Ministry of Magic personnel (GF7)

Arnie Peasegood was an Obliviator and trained Hit-Wizard for the Accidental Magic Reversal Squad.

Arnie arrested three goblins at the Chipping Clodbury riot and suffered a minor attack of boils (DP3).

He is pointed out to Harry and Hermione and greeted by Arthur Weasley at the 1994 Quidditch World Cup (GF7).

Other canon notes and references

The Accidental Magic Reversal Squad is a division of the Department of Magical Accidents and Catastrophes located on Level 3 of the Ministry of Magic.



Arnie is short for Arnold, which means "eagle power" (from arn "eagle" and wald "power") (Behind the Name).

Peasegood is an Anglo-Saxon surname and means "peascods" (pea pods). It may have originally been given to sellers or growers of peascods (Internet Surname Database).


While the date printed on DP3 is 1 June 1999, the timeframe for these events is 1992-1993.

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