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Bogrod Character Analysis: Goblin Banker

Bogrod Character Analysis: Goblin Banker

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Bogrod was one of the Goblins who worked at Gringotts Wizarding Bank.

He was the one who greeted Hermione Granger when she entered the bank disguised as Bellatrix Lestrange in May 1998.

The trio used the Imperius Curse on him in order to gain access to the Lestrange Vault.

About Bogrod

Born20the century
Blood StatusGoblin
OccupationBank Teller
Zodiac SignCapricorn (speculative)

Bogrod Biography

Bogrod is one of the goblins who was working at Gringotts Wizarding Bank near the end of the 20th century.

He seems to have been a senior goblin. At one point he comments that he has run the bank for 45 years, since before anyone had even heard of a Death Eater.

However, he was obviously not the most senior goblin in the bank. Another goblin reminds him that they are following higher orders.

He was on duty when Hermione Granger showed up disguised as Bellatrix Lestrange using Polyjuice Potion.

She was accompanied by a transfigured Ron Weasley, and Harry Potter and the goblin Griphook under the invisibility cloak.

The goblin was suspicious when she arrived as word had spread of the events of Malfoy Manor.

It was widely known that Lord Voldemort was unhappy with Bellatrix and that she was confined to the Manor, and that she had lost her wand.

Consequently, Harry Potter had to place Bogrod under the Imperius Curse to make him accept Bellatrix’s stolen wand as identification and take the group to the vault.

He escorted them down to the vault in one of the bank’s carts. They had to pass through Thief’s Downfall, a waterfall that reveals all magic.

Hermione and Ron returned to their normal form, and the Imperius Curse was lifted from Bogrod, forcing Harry to cast it a second time.

Bogrod successfully led them past the security dragon and opened the door to the vault.

But the trio still had trouble getting what they wanted as the treasure was cursed.

Whatever they touched multiplied and burned red hot. Hermione and Ron had to try and prevent Bogrod from falling into the growing piles of hot metal.

When the other Gringotts goblins showed up to try and stop the thieves, Bogrod joined them, but he was still very confused due to the curse.

As a result, he stood within reach of the security dragon’s fire and was burned to death by it.

Bogrod Personality Type & Traits

Bogrod comes across as very proud and sure of himself. While working under his own will, he seems to have no problem questioning the infamous Death Eater Bellatrix Lestrange.

While under the Imperius Curse he strongly asserts his authority over the other goblins, which did not seem out of character.

Bogrod Zodiac Sign & Birthday

We do not know anything about Bogrod’s birth, but his personality suggests that his zodiac sign could be Capricorn.

People born under this sign enjoy order and intricate details and would probably find the world of banking enjoyable.

They are self-confident and have firm opinions.