• Wizarding culture Galleons are fat gold coins used in the Wizarding World (PS5, HBP13), valued at approximately five British pounds (CR). The serial number identifying the Goblin who cast the coin is stamped around the edge (OP19). Coins of lesser denominations — silver Sickles and bronze Knuts — are also… Read More
• Creature A large beetle seen rolling a giant ball of dung inside the suitcase of Newt Scamander (WFT). Read More
• Creature Giants are a humanoids of extremely large size and near-human intelligence. Full-blooded giants are about twenty feet tall (GF24). They are not as intelligent as wizards but are capable of communication, both in their native language and, at times, in English (OP20). They now live mostly in remote mountain… Read More
• Food and drinks • Glossary 1920s North American slang for alcoholic beverages. The magical variety actually causes the drinker to giggle.  … Read More
• Character Gnarlak was a Goblin living in 1920s New York City. He is something of an underworld figure who, among other things, traded in magical creatures. Gnarlak had been an informant for Tina Goldstein and she took Newt to meet him in the Blind Pig while they were looking for a… Read More
• Character A wizarding family. Notable members in Britain include Anthony Goldstein, a half-blood wizard who fought in the Battle of Hogwarts. Anthony is also related to the American Goldstein family (JKR:Tw), whose notable members include Queenie Goldstein and Porpentina Goldstein Scamander. Queenie and Tina’s parents died of Dragon… Read More
• Character Queenie Goldstein is the beautiful younger sister of Porpentina “Tina” Goldstein (JKR:Tw). The two shared an apartment in New York City in the 1920s (WFT). Both Queenie and her sister attended Ilvermorny School for Witches and Wizards, though they were in different houses (Queenie was in Pukwudgie while Tina was… Read More
• Houses and addresses A small apartment in New York City is shared by Tina and Queenie Goldstein. Their apartment is at least one floor up from the entrance to the brownstone building. The liveliness of magic-infused housework makes up for an absence of luxury. The Goldstein sisters’ landlady, Mrs. Esposito, does not allow them… Read More
• Creature A large, grayish-purple humpbacked creature which lives in the mountains of Europe. Graphorns have two extremely sharp gold horns. They are extremely dangerous animals.  Graphorn hide is even tougher than dragons’ and also repels spells (FB). It walks on large four-thumbed feet.  … Read More
• Character A family which remains influential in American wizarding politics (Pm). Members include: Gondolphus Graves Percival Graves Merton Graves… Read More
• Character Percival Graves was an exceptionally skilled wizard and an auror who worked for MACUSA. In the 1920s, Graves was tasked with tracking down whatever creature was terrorizing New York City. For some time, the suspicion fell on Newt Scamander and his escaped fantastic beasts (WFT). Percival Graves was a descendant of… Read More
• Character Grimmson was a rough and obnoxious “Beast Hunter” who offered his services to the Ministry of Magic in 1927 to hunt down American Obscurial, Credence Barebone (CG). He was chosen for the job after Magizoologist Newt Scamander refused to become an Auror and hunt down Credence, for whom he felt… Read More
• Headlines and advertisements Where Is Grindelwald? is a headline from a magical newspaper in 1926 referring to Aurors searching for the criminal Gellert Grindelwald. Unknown to MACUSA, Grindelwald was hiding out – disguised and working for them in New York City (WFT). Read More
• Character Gellert Grindelwald was a brilliant, ambitious, and ultimately dangerous wizard who tried to take over the wizarding world, starting in the early 1920s and ending with his defeat by Albus Dumbledore in a famous duel in 1945. Two years younger than Dumbledore (DH18), as a teenager Gellert was blond, wore… Read More
• Headlines and advertisements Grindelwald Strikes Again in Europe is a headline from a magical newspaper in 1926. It refers to Gellert Grindelwald’s attacks on both Wizards and Muggles in Europe at that time (WFT).  … Read More
• Thing Hanging on the wall of the speakeasy The Blind Pig in 1926 New York City with the caption “GELLERT GRINDELWALD: WANTED FOR NO-MAJ SLAYINGS IN EUROPE” (WFT). Read More
• Creature Grindylows are found throughout Britain and Ireland, including the lake on the grounds of Hogwarts in Scotland. Pale green in colour, these water demons have sharp horns, pointed fangs and brittle spindly fingers. Grindylows show aggression towards humans, wizards or Muggles, but merpeople have been known to domesticate them. Read More
• Character Arnold Guzman was an American who met with Newt Scamander at the Ministry of Magic in 1927. He was very persuasive in explaining how dangerous Gellert Grindelwald for members of the Wizarding World, especially Purebloods who saw him as a hero. Guzman also warned Newt that Grindelwald would use the… Read More