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Crookshanks Character Analysis: Cunning Cat

Crookshanks is a half-cat half-Kneazle that Hermione Granger purchased. He was incredibly intelligent and independent. The cat was one of the first to realize that Ron’s rat Scabbers was an Animagus and not to be trusted. Crookshanks formed a friendship with Sirius Black while he was stalking Hogwarts in dog form and helped him catch …

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Nagini Character Analysis: Maledictus

Nagini was Maledictus, a female witch with a blood curse that caused her to transform into a snake. Originally from Indonesia, in the 1920s, she was a performer in the Circus Arcanus until she met and escaped with Credence Barebone. Her blood curse meant that she was eventually trapped in her snake form. Lord Voldemort …

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Theseus Scamander Character Analysis: Auror Fiancé

Theseus Scamander is the older brother of Newt Scamander who was an Auror for the British Ministry for Magic. He was recognized as a war hero during the First Wizarding War and was promoted to Head Auror during the conflict with Gellert Grindelwald. Theseus was briefly engaged to Leta Lestrange before she died. About Theseus …

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Yusuf Kama Character Analysis: Unbreakable Vow

Yusuf Kama is a pure-blood French-Senegalese wizard who is the half-brother of Leta Lestrange. He made an Unbreakable Vow to kill Corvus Lestrange V, the son of the man he held responsible for his father’s death. This led to Yusuf becoming entangled in the battle against Gellert Grindelwald. About Yusuf Kama Born 1884 Blood Status …

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Leta Lestrange Character Analysis: Tragic Heroine

Leta Lestrange is a pure-blood French witch who grew up in an unstable family and with deep guilt about the death of her younger half-brother Corvus. She attended Hogwarts for her education, where she befriended Newt Scamander, bonding over their shared love of magical creatures. She later joined the Department of Magical Law Enforcement and …

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Credence Barebone Character Analysis: The Obscurial

Credence Barebone is a half-blood wizard who was adopted as a child by the anti-witchcraft No-Maj Mary Lou Barebone. This forced him to suppress his magical nature, causing him to develop an Obscurus, an uncontrollable parasite caused by his own magic. Unusually for an Obscurus, Credence lived into adulthood. Gellert Grindelwald tried to recruit Credence …

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Percival Graves Character Analysis: American Right-Hand Man

Percival Graves was an American wizard who became an Auror, and eventually the head of Magical Security, for MACUSA. Gellert Grindelwald killed Graves and stole his identity. About Percival Graves Born pre-1886 Blood Status Pure Blood or Half Blood Occupation Auror Head of Magical Security Patronus Unknown House Unknown Wand Unknown Zodiac Sign Aries Percival …

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Krall Character Analysis: Grindelwald Acolyte

Krall is an early 20th-century wizard who was among the acolytes of Gellert Grindelwald. He died when he showed insufficient loyalty to his master. About Krall Born pre-1927 Blood Status Pure Blood or Half Blood Occupation Grindelwald Acolyte Patronus Unknown House Unknown Wand Unknown Zodiac Sign Sagittarius Krall Biography The wizard Krall was already a …

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Langdon Shaw Character Analysis: No-Maj Believer

Langdon Shaw is a No-Maj that lived in New York in the early 20th century. He was the son of news magnate Henry Shaw Snr, and brother of Senator Henry Shaw Jnr. He believed in magic and wanted his father to publish stories about it in his newspaper. About Langdon Shaw Born pre-1900 Blood Status …

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Henry Shaw Snr Character Analysis: No-Maj Newsman

Henry Shaw Snr was a No-Maj news magnet in America in the 1920s. He threatened to expose the wizarding world after his son, Senator Henry Shaw Jnr, was killed by magical forces. About Henry Shaw Snr Born pre-1854 Blood Status No-Maj Occupation Newspaper Magnet Patronus Unknown House Unknown Wand Unknown Zodiac Sign Libra Henry Shaw …

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