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"Or yet in wise old Ravenclaw, If you've a ready mind, Where those of wit and learning, Will always find their kind."
The Sorting Hat[src]


[edit] Ravenclaw House

Ravenclaw House crest

One of the four Hogwarts Houses, named after Rowena Ravenclaw. The house colours are blue and bronze and the mascot is an eagle. Ravenclaw values intelligence and wit. The head of Ravenclaw house is Filius Flitwick, who is also the teacher of Charms at Hogwarts. The house ghost is the Grey Lady, who's actual name is Helena Ravenclaw, the daughter of Rowena Ravenclaw.

[edit] About

Founder: Rowena Ravenclaw

House Colours: Blue and Bronze

Animal: Eagle

Traits: wisdom, intellect, wit, creativity, individuality.

Common Room: Ravenclaw Tower

Ghost: The Grey Lady

Head of House: Professor Flitwick

[edit] Common Room

The Ravenclaw house common room is found behind a door of wood, with no handle or keyhole, only a bronze eagle shaped door knocker. To enter, you have to knock once and answer the question the eagle asks you, unlike other houses, which only have a password. You have to answer the question correctly in order to get inside, but if you get it wrong you have to wait for another Ravenclaw to come along and answer a question. The common room is a wide and circular room, with arched windows that are hung with blue and bronze silks. The celing is painted with stars, and the carpet is blue. There are also several tables, chairs and bookcases that line the walls. Opposite the door is a tall statue of Rowena Ravenclaw, made of white marble.

[edit] Notable/Known Ravenclaws

Stewart Ackerley

Terry Boot


Mandy Brocklehurst

Eddie Carmichael


Cho Chang

Penelope Clearwater

Michael Corner

Roger Davies

Marietta Edgecombe

Filius Flitwick

Anthony Goldstein

Luna Lovegood

Moaning Myrtle

Padma Patil

Orla Quirke

Helena Ravenclaw

Rowena Ravenclaw


Lisa Turpin