• Character Nagini was a Maledictus who became a huge, magical, diamond-patterned snake and a companion to Voldemort.  Nagini was originally a young woman who suffered from a malediction, a blood curse that would eventually transform her into a snake. She used this ability to become a… Read More
• Character Nagnok may not be canon; his name was mentioned in the third W.O.M.B.A.T. test posted on jkrowling.com as a possible answer to the question “Which of the following did NOT provoke one of the bloody goblin rebellions of the 17th and 18th centuries?” According to the test Nagnok was a… Read More
• Creature Known to infest mistletoe quite often (OP21). Read More
• Potion ingredients Mentioned as a potion ingredient during Harry’s research for the second task (GF26). Read More
• Character Newton “Newt” Scamander is a famous magizoologist and author of Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (PS5) as well as a number of other books. Now retired, Scamander lives in Dorset with his wife Porpentina (FB). He received the Order of Merlin, second… Read More
• Magical objects • Transportation A suitcase of brown leather with a careworn appearance and one latch that suddenly flips open now and then. Newt Scamander brought it with him on a trip to New York in 1926 filled with a menagerie of magical creatures inhabiting the wizard space inside (WFT).  Newt’s case became switched… Read More
• Event Newt Scamander walks off the ship and goes through customs, then walks through Manhattan, taking in the sights. As he walks near a bank, a niffler escapes from his case and runs into the bank. Newt follows and, in the process of retrieving the niffler, meets a Muggle named Jacob… Read More
• Wizarding places A work space inside Newt Scamander’s case that doubled as a menagerie office and a home-away-from-home during his travels in the 1920s. Reached by stairs leading down into Newt’s brown suitcase, a door on one side led to the zoo-like habitats for magical creatures. Read More
• Creature A niffler is a black fluffy long-snouted creature which burrows in dirt as if it were water. Although nifflers are gentle pets, they are strongly attracted to anything shiny, which can make them difficult to control. They can be very useful for finding treasure, and are often kept by goblins for this… Read More
• Creature Found in rural areas across Europe, Russia, and America; a Dark Creature (classified as a demon) resembling a piglet, but stunted with narrow black eyes, a thick stubby tail, and long legs. Nogtails curse farms. A nogtail slips into a pigsty and suckles an ordinary pig; the longer it goes undetected, the longer the curse… Read More
• Event Harry, Ron, and Hermione arrive just in time to see the baby Norwegian Ridgeback emerge from its egg. The baby dragon sneezes some sparks and almost bites Hagrid (who is delighted). Then everyone realises that Draco Malfoy has witnessed the event through a window. (PS14)… Read More
• Character Norbert is a Norwegian Ridgeback dragon, hatched from an egg by Hagrid and raised for several weeks in the spring of 1992. Norbert outgrew his surroundings rather quickly and had to be sent to a dragon reservation in Romania, where they discovered that Norbert was… Read More
• Character Mrs. Norris is a dust colored cat with lamp-like yellow eyes and a skeletal build. Mrs. Norris prowls the corridors of Hogwarts, ever on the lookout for miscreants and mischief-makers. Mrs. Norris was temporarily Petrified during the 1992-1993 school year when the Basilisk attacked her. It is the fond wish of… Read More
• Character Norvel Twonk heroically saved a Muggle child from a manticore, but was killed in the process. A Famous Wizard card was created in his honor (FW). Read More
• Countries A beautiful Scandinavian country famous for its fjords, Norway is home to the Norwegian Ridgeback dragon (FB) and is a country where Quidditch is quite popular (QA8). Mention of Quidditch reached Norway as early as the twelfth century, when Olaf received a letter describing it – a letter… Read More
• Creature Species of dragon native to northern Europe. native to: Norway habitat: mountains appearance: black scales, bronze horns, black ridges on its back food: any large mammals, including water animals eggs: black fangs: venomous (PS14) Hagrid gets a dragon egg from a stranger in… Read More
• Source Rowling gave a short interview for Newsround about receiving the W.H. Smith award for Goblet of Fire, and about what we might expect in book five. Thanks to Pär Sörliden for tracking down this interview for us! Book V: Harry to visit Azkaban? Story date: 27 April 2001 Harry Potter… Read More
• Creature The Nundu is a gigantic magical leopard, native to East Africa, which is considered by many to be the most dangerous beast in existence. A Nundu’s breath carries disease and death and its jaws can swallow a group of people in one gulp (BoS). Whole villages have been wiped… Read More
• Character Nymphadora Tonks, or Tonks as she prefers to be called, is a Metamorphmagus Auror and member of the Order of the Phoenix. She is a pretty young woman with a heart-shaped face. Her hair changes color, but is often bubble-gum pink. Her father calls her ‘Dora.’ Tonks is an Auror and… Read More