|“||You might belong in Hufflepuff, Where they are just and loyal, Those patient Hufflepuffs are true, And unafraid of toil||„|
|~ Sorting Hat, Determining students who exhibit qualities fit for Hufflepuff.|
Hufflepuff is one of the four houses at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardy from the Harry Potter series that consists mainly of supporting characters of the franchise. It's home to students who possess traits as loyal, diligent and patient. Hufflepuff is evidently the most overlooked and underestimated house at Hogwarts.
Hufflepuff's emblematic animal is the badger and its colors are yellow and black. The house ghost is the Fat Friar. Founded by Helga Hufflepuff the house is composed by students of all types of blood status, because of their founders respect for witches and wizards of all statuses. Hufflepuff's head of house is Pomona Sprout, who was also the herbology teacher. Hufflepuff has a negative reputation, many claiming that people sorted into Hufflepuff are dumb, boring and useless. It has a traditional alliance with the protagonistic Gryffindor, often acting as sidekicks to the brave Gryffindor students. The Hufflepuff common room is located in the Hogwarts basement near the kitchen. Hufflepuff corresponds with the element of earth. They are shown and implied to have a deep connection with nature and animals.
Hufflepuff house is actually the most inclusive and the only non-elitist house. Not that Hufflepuff students are worse than everyone else, it's just that Hufflepuff has the least requirements on students. Although the House of Hufflepuff values traits such as loyalty, diligence, kindness, patience, fairness, dedication, tolerance, modesty, honesty, compassion and decency. Students of Hufflepuff are said to be the kindest at Hogwarts.
|“||Said Hufflepuff, I'll teach the lot, And treat them just the same.||„|
|~ Sorting Hat explaining Helga's opinons on how the sorting would go.|
|“||For Hufflepuff, Hard-workers were most worthy of admission.||„|
|~ Sorting Hat about Hufflepuff values.|
|“||Good Hufflepuff, She took the rest, And taught them all she knew.||„|
|~ Sorting Hat about Hufflepuff House.|
|“||This is may surprise but it is the truth. In many, many ways, Hufflepuff is my favourite house.||„|
|~ J.K Rowling on her love of Hufflepuff.|
|“||The Hufflepuff virtually to a person stay, as do the Gryffindors. Now, the Gryffindors comprise a lot of foo-hardy and show-offy people. That's just the way it is I'm a Gryffindor, I'm allowed to say it.[...] The Hufflepuffs stayed for a different reason, they weren't trying to show off, they weren't being reckless, that's the essence of Hufflepuff House.||„|
|~ J.K Rowling exlpaining her love for Hufflepuff.|
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