You might belong in Gryffindor, Where dwell the brave at heart, Their daring, nerve and chavlry, Set Gryffindors apart.
~ Sorting Hat, Determining students who exhibit qualities fit for Gryffindor

Gryffindor is one of the four Houses at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry from the Harry Potter series and the main student protagonists and supporting characters of the franchise, and is traditionally home to students who exhibit such traits as daring, brave and chivalrous. Given that few of the the franchise's heroes came from Gryffindor, they are the technical main protagonists of the series.


Its emblematic animal is the lion its colors are red and gold. The house ghost is Nearly-Headless Nick. Founded by Godric Gryffindor, the house is composed mostly of half-blood and Muggle-born students, due to its founder's respect for witches and wizards of all statuses. It was headed during Harry Potter's years at Hogwarts by Minerva McGonagall, who was also the Transfiguration teacher. Gryffindor house has a much positive reputation, with many claiming that it is the source of most noble wizards in Britain, notably Albus Dumbledore and Harry Potter himself. It has a traditional rivalry with Slytherin, the antagonistic house that values ambition.

Gryffindor corresponds roughly with the element of fire.

notable Gryffindor as Harry Potter and Muggle-Born Students such as Hermione Granger and Harry's mother Lily Potter. Not only that, there are also few Purebloods which are Ron Weasley, his sister (and Harry's soulmate) Ginny Weasley and brothers, as well as Neville Longbottom.


           HarryPotter Heroes

Dumbledore's Army
Angelina Johnson | Cho Chang | Dean Thomas | Ernie Macmillan | Fred Weasley | George Weasley | Ginevra Weasley | Harry Potter | Hannah Abbott | Hermione Granger | Justin Finch-Fletchley | Lavender Brown | Lee Jordan | Luna Lovegood | Neville Longbottom | Ron Weasley | Seamus Finnigan | Susan Bones

Order of the Phoenix
Alastor Moody | Albus Dumbledore | Arthur Weasley | Bill Weasley | Dobby | Fleur Delacour | Kingsley Shacklebolt | Lily Potter | Minerva McGonagall | Molly Weasley | Nymphadora Tonks | Remus Lupin | Rubeus Hagrid | Severus Snape | Sirius Black

Other Wizards & Witches
Cedric Diggory | Draco Malfoy | Filius Flitwick | Godric Gryffindor | Gabrielle Delacour | Helena Ravenclaw | Isolt Sayre | Moaning Myrtle | Newt Scamander | Oliver Wood | Percy Weasley | Rolanda Hooch | Viktor Krum


Aragog | Buckbeak

Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry

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