Newt Scamander is an unassuming naturalist whose mild demeanor and devotion to the entire gamut of magical creatures hides enough cleverness and strength to stand up to none other than Gellert Grindelwald himself. Newt’s career as a magizoologist began as a young man working for the Department for the Regulation and Control of Magical Creatures. He became the celebrated author of the book Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, now considered to be the premier bestiary of the wizarding world. Scamander retired to Dorset after decades of research and exploration.
Newt Scamander leaves Hogwarts under a cloud, having been accused of endangering students. Albus Dumbledore, then a teacher at Hogwarts, argued against his expulsion (WFT). Soon after, Newt begins working for the Ministry of Magic (FB). Read More
After leaving Hogwarts, Newt Scamander takes a job in the Department for the Regulation and Control of Magical Creatures’ Office of House-Elf Relocation. He finds it extremely boring. Two years later, he is transferred to the Beast Division (FB). Read More
After working for the Department for the Regulation and Control of Magical Creatures’ Office of House-Elf Relocation for two years, Newt Scamander moves to the department’s Beasts Division (FB). Read More
Augustus Worme of Obscurus Books commissions the young Newt Scamander to write a guide of magical beasts. The result is Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, first published in 1927, a book which has been an approved Hogwarts textbook ever since and gone into 52 editions. Scamander takes at the opportunity… Read More
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
Tina Goldstein arrests Newt Scamander after he uses various spells in the presence of Jacob Kolwalski and fails to Obliviate him — and nearly loses a niffler in the process. No one at MACUSA will listen to her report except Percival Graves, who come down to her tiny office to… Read More
Eight years after the book was commissioned and Newt Scamander started travelling the world in search of magical creatures, Obscurus Books publishes the guide. Fifty-two editions of the book have now been published as of the late 1990s, and it has been an approved textbook at Hogwarts since its original… Read More