Study Guide

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Characters

By J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter

House: Gryffindor, 4th YearTriwizard Tournament: Hogwarts ChampionAh, Harry Potter. Where do we...

Hermione Granger

House: Gryffindor, 4th YearIn the previous three Harry Potter books, Hermione's character has...

Ron Weasley

House: Gryffindor, 4th YearInsecurities EmergeRon has kind of a lousy time in Goblet of Fire,...

Albus Dumbledore

Professor: Headmaster of HogwartsFrom Star Wars to The Lord of the Rings, every good fantasy...

Voldemort

If Dumbledore is the epitome of goodness in Harry Potter, then we all know who the model of evil...

Alastor (Mad-Eye) Moody

Still, at the end of Book 4 we are left wondering if our impressions of Moody are at all...

Barty Crouch, Jr.

Affiliation: Death EaterBarty Crouch, Jr. is the Death Eater who impersonates Mad-Eye Moody...

Barty Crouch, Sr.

Ministry: Head of Department of International Magical CooperationPlays by the RulesFrom the first...

Rita Skeeter

By the time Goblet of Fire came out, J.K. Rowling had gotten a huge dose of fame. She had been a...

Severus Snape

Professor: PotionsHouse: Head of SlytherinAffiliation: Death Eater?Professor Snape is the head of...

Archie

Because the Quidditch World Cup is held in part on Muggle land, all of the wizards and witches...

Avery

Affiliation: Death EaterAvery is one of the Death Eaters who shows up at Voldemort's Little...

Ludo Bagman

It's not until the end of the book that we finally find out what Ludo Bagman's deep secret is:...

Professor Binns

Professor: History of MagicHogwarts's only ghost instructor, Professor Binns teaches history. He...

Sirius Black

When Harry wakes up after his nasty nightmare in which Voldemort murders Frank Bryce, he wishes...

Lavender Brown

House: Gryffindor, 4th YearLavender is Parvati Patil's best friend. The girls deeply admire...

Frank Bryce

The book opens with a focus on Frank Bryce, an elderly Muggle caretaker of the Riddle family...

Buckbeak

Cho Chang

House: Ravenclaw, 5th YearCho Chang is a pretty fifth-year girl in Ravenclaw House. Like Harry...

Crabbe and Goyle

House: Slytherin, 4th YearFor the life of us, we can't find any differences between Crabbe and...

Colin Creevey

House: Gryffindor, 3rd YearIf there were a Harry Potter Fan Club at Hogwarts, Colin Creevey would...

Dennis Creevey

House: Gryffindor, 1st YearDennis is Colin Creevey's equally enthusiastic little brother. Just...

Crookshanks

Roger Davies

House: RavenclawRoger Davies is a Ravenclaw student, probably a bit older than Harry. Though he's...

Fleur Delacour

But we see a really different side of Fleur during the second task, when she gets tangled up in...

Gabrielle Delacour

Gabrielle is Fleur's younger sister. The merpeople choose to hold Gabrielle underwater for Fleur...

Cedric Diggory

When Harry is struggling with the golden egg clue for the second task, Cedric is the one who...

Amos Diggory

Once Cedric dies, all of that resentment passes away in the face of Amos's terrible grief. When...

Dobby

Vernon, Petunia, and Dudley Dursley

The Dursleys absolutely hate to see Harry happy. When Harry gets invited to the Quidditch World...

Errol

Errol is the Weasley family owl. He's about a million years old and looks like he's going to keel...

Fang

Fang is Hagrid's enormous wolfhound.

The Fat Lady

The Fat Lady is the portrait that guards the Gryffindor dormitory entrance.

Fawkes

Fawkes is the phoenix who lives in Dumbledore's office. His tears have healing powers. His tail...

Argus Filch

Argus Filch is the caretaker for Hogwarts. He absolutely hates the students (not sure why he's...

Justin Finch-Fletchley

House: Hufflepuff, 4th YearA Hufflepuff student who treats Harry quite coldly before the first...

Seamus Finnegan

House: Gryffindor, 4th YearSeamus attends the Quidditch World Cup with Dean Thomas in tow to...

Professor Filius Flitwick

Professor: CharmsHouse: Head of RavenclawTiny Professor Flitwick is back for another year of...

Professor Grubbly-Plank

Professor: Care of Magical Creatures Substitute TeacherWhen Hagrid refuses to teach for a time...

Rubeus Hagrid

Professor: Care of Magical CreaturesHagrid has a special place in the Harry Potter series as...

Hedwig

Angelina Johnson

House: Gryffindor, 6th YearAngelina is a Chaser on the Gryffindor Quidditch team. She's also the...

Lee Jordan

House: Gryffindor, 6th YearLee is best friends with Fred and George Weasley. He hopes to enter...

Bertha Jorkins

We only see Bertha Jorkins once, in Professor Dumbledore's memories. At the time, she's about...

Igor Karkaroff

Karkaroff also spends a fair amount of time pestering Professor Snape. As the Dark Mark grows...

Viktor Krum

We like Viktor a lot, and not only because he makes Ron wild with jealousy (that kid really needs...

Neville Longbottom

House: Gryffindor, 4th YearWe don't see so much of Neville in this book, but what we do see is...

Ernie Macmillan

House: Hufflepuff, 4th YearA Hufflepuff, Ernie turns a cold shoulder on Harry once he's picked as...

Draco Malfoy

House: Slytherin, 4th YearDraco Malfoy doesn't get a lot of time in Goblet of Fire except as an...

Lucius Malfoy

Affiliation: Death EaterWe don't see much of Lucius Malfoy directly in Goblet of Fire. We know...

Narcissa Malfoy

Narcissa Malfoy mainly passes with a mention in this book. Harry mocks Draco:You know your...

Madame Olympe Maxine

School: Headmistress of BeauxbatonsMadame Maxine is the headmistress of Beauxbatons, a wizarding...

Professor Minerva McGonagall

Professor: Transfiguration, Deputy Headmistress of HogwartsHouse: Head of GryffindorProfessor...

Macnair

Affiliation: Death EaterMacnair is currently "destroying dangerous beasts for the Ministry"...

Eloise Midgen

Eloise Midgen's only claim to fame is her bad acne, poor thing. She tries to curse it off her...

Hassan Mostafa

The Quidditch World Cup referee. He almost gets enchanted by a veela while he's in the middle of...

Mrs. Norris

Mrs. Norris is Filch the caretaker's cat (and only friend). Her lamp-like eyes in the dark and...

Nott

Affiliation: Death EaterNott is a Death Eater who appears before Voldemort. Nott also has a son...

Mr. Oblansk/Obalonsk

We never quite get the real name of the Bulgarian Minister of Magic because Cornelius Fudge...

Mr. Ollivander

Mr. Ollivander is a wand maker. We met him before in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone when...

Pansy Parkinson

House: Slytherin, 4th YearPansy Parkinson is a Slytherin girl; she also seems really keen on...

Parvati and Padma Patil

House: Gryffindor (Parvati) and Ravenclaw (Padma), 4th YearParvati and Padma are twins. When...

Peter Pettigrew (a.k.a. Wormtail)

Affiliation: Death EaterAt the end of Book 3, Wormtail has been unmasked as the person who sold...

Pigwidgeon

To make up to Ron for having lost his rat, Scabbers (who turns out to have been Wormtail in...

Poliakoff

School: DurmstrangProfessor Karkaroff sucks up to Viktor Krum in a huge way, but to all of his...

Madame Poppy Pomfrey

Madame Pomfrey is the school nurse. She's a tough lady, but she looks after her students well....

The Irish National Quidditch Team

The Irish national team triumphs in the Quidditch World Cup. Their Chasers, Troy, Mullet, and...

The Bulgarian National Quidditch Team

The Bulgarian team is mainly a way for us to meet internationally renowned Seeker Viktor Krum...

The Riddle Family

All we know about the Riddle family (besides the fact that they get murdered and that Voldemort...

The Roberts Family

Mr. Roberts is the Muggle campground employee who helps many of the wizards attending the...

Stan Shunpike

Stan Shunpike is a conductor on the Knight Bus. He's also a spectator at the Quidditch World Cup....

Professor Pomona Sprout

Professor: HerbologyHouse: Head of HufflepuffProfessor Sprout shows up only briefly in Goblet of...

Dean Thomas

House: Gryffindor, 4th YearOne of Harry's year mates in Gryffindor House. Dean is best friends...

Professor Sibyll Trelawney

Professor: DivinationProfessor Trelawney teaches Divination, the art of telling the future. She's...

Violet

Violet is a portrait and friend of the Fat Lady. She frequently comes to hang out with the Fat Lady.

Arthur Weasley

Ministry: Misuse of Muggle Artifacts OfficeMr. Weasley is a model of a steady, dependable father....

Molly Weasley

Mrs. Weasley isn't just a mother; she's the mother in the Harry Potter series. Her life seems to...

Bill Weasley

Bill Weasley is Ron's oldest brother. He's cool, with long hair and an earring "with a horrible...

Charlie Weasley

Charlie Weasley is the second oldest Weasley child. He works with dragons. He's on-hand at...

Percy Weasley

Ministry: Department of International Magical CooperationPercy Weasley, the Weasleys' third son,...

Fred and George Weasley

House: Gryffindor, 6th YearTwin brothers Fred and George seem pretty much impossible to tell...

Ginny Weasley

House: Gryffindor, 3rd YearGinny Weasley is the Weasleys' youngest child and only daughter. The...

The Weird Sisters

The Weird Sisters is a wizarding band that comes to play at the Yule Ball. The name seems to be a...

Winky

Once she has been fired, Winky goes into a sharp decline. Dobby, the kindly elf who has...

Oliver Wood

Wood was the captain of the Gryffindor Quidditch team during the first three years of Harry's...