• Character An 18th-century descendant of Salazar Slytherin who made sure the hidden entrance to the Chamber of Secrets was well-protected when “new-fangled plumbing” was built around it, which later became Moaning Myrtle’s bathroom (Pm:Chamber of Secrets). Obviously Corvinus was a Parselmouth, like many in the Slytherin family line, including Tom Riddle. Read More
• Character Morfin Gaunt was the son of Marvolo Gaunt. He is first seen dressed in rags, his thick hair so matted with dirt the color was indistinguishable. He was missing several teeth, and his eyes, like those of his father and sister, looked in opposite directions. Morfin is a Parselmouth and… Read More
• Areas of knowledge The magic supposedly done by “Gernumbli gardensi” or  garden Gnomes, according to Xenophilius Lovegood (DH8). Read More
• Source The fourth-year students gather bubotuber pus in Herbology, study Blast-Ended Skrewts with Hagrid, study Astrology in Divination, and Malfoy delights in pointing out that Mr. Weasley is in the paper again. In the argument that follows, Malfoy attacks Harry, but Moody turns Malfoy into a ferret, bouncing him around the… Read More
• Source Harry sends an owl to Sirius telling him everything is fine. In DADA, Moody puts the Imperius Curse on everyone and only Harry can resist it, school work piles up, Hogwarts spruces up for the visitors, Hermione continues her elf rights campaign, a message via Hedwig announces that Sirius is… Read More
• Source Hermione tries to help Harry, persuading him to write to Sirius. The other Houses (Hufflepuff and Ravenclaw) are no longer friendly to Harry, but he finds an ally in Hagrid. As the situation in the school grows worse, Malfoy taunts Harry into throwing a curse; Malfoy responds, the curses clash,… Read More
• Source An article by Rita Skeeter fuels the taunts of the students against Harry and Hermione. Hermione tries and fails to reunite Harry and Ron. Harry hides under his Invisibility Cloak to accompany Hermione to Hogsmeade, but Moody sees him anyway. Hagrid asks to meet Harry at midnight, when he reveals… Read More
• Source Harry and Hermione unsuccessfully try to find a spell to use against dragons. Harry warns Diggory about the dragons, the fake Moody gives Harry a hint, and Hermione helps Harry learn to cast a Summoning Charm. The first task is to get past a dragon and collect a golden egg;… Read More
• Source A surprise party is held for Harry, he opens the egg, and Hermione discovers how to get into the kitchens. In Care of Magical Creatures, the Blast-ended Skrewts rebel against hibernation, Rita arranges an interview with Hagrid, and HRH go to the kitchens where they find Dobby and Winky.  … Read More
• Source HRH discuss the situation in Charms class, HRH search for spells to help with the second task, and Hagrid returns to Care of Magical Creatures. Harry continues his studying all through the night before the second task, to be awakened by Dobby (who gives him gillyweed for breathing underwater). Harry… Read More
• Creature A large beetle seen rolling a giant ball of dung inside the suitcase of Newt Scamander (WFT). Read More
• Creature A giant grub is the white, foot-long larvae of an unknown creature. Read More
• Creature The Glumbumble is a magical furry grey insect from Northern Europe.(FB)… 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
• Creature The gnome is a common garden pest resembling a potato with legs; it is about a foot tall and has hard, bony feet (CS3, FB). Every so often, a garden must be “de-gnomed,” which involves grasping the gnomes by the ankles, swinging them around a few times… Read More
• Ministry of Magic The Goblin Liaison Office is part of the Being Division within the Department for the Regulation and Control of Magical Creatures, with the difficult task of being responsible for goblin relations. 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 “Greek chappie” is how Hagrid describes the man who sold him Fluffy, the three-headed dog, while having a drink at the Hog’s Head pub in Hogsmeade (PS11). 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 Wilhelmina Grubbly-Plank is an elderly witch with closely cropped gray hair and a very prominent chin who teaches Care of Magical Creatures. Professor Grubbly-Plank was the supply teacher (US: “substitute”) who covered for Hagrid when he was indisposed after Christmas break (January 1995, GF24) and again when he was off negotiating… Read More
• Character Gulliver Pokeby was a wizard who studied magical birds. He wrote about his discovery that the cry of an augurey foretells rain, not death, in his book Why I Didn’t Die When the Augurey Cried (FB, Pm). Read More
• Creature The Gytrash is a huge, spectral hound that lives in forests. Read More