The Ravenclaw house which is known with intelligence and academic success has many roles in developing new spells and wizarding world.


Ravenclaw house is one of the four houses in Hogwarts. It founded by Rowena Ravenclaw and has a coat of arms with blue and bronze colors. Ravenclaw uses an eagle in its coat of arms. This symbolizes the air element, which is the element of the house.

Ravenclaw members are very intelligence and creative, they usually side with Gryffindor house. Ravenclaw wizards also known with their abilities about sky, like flying.


Ravenclaw house is known with intelligence, wise and knowledge-hungry wizards. The members of the house frequently choose the academic path because the most intelligent students are sorted into Ravenclaw. Along with that, there are many Ravenclaw wizards in Ministry of Magic.

Ravenclaw members are known with their different ideas and original methods. Especially creating different, unimaginable spells and discovering new techniques are known as the house’s characteristics.

The Sorting Hat was almost sorting Hermione Granger to Ravenclaw house because of her intelligence. But Granger affected the hat and sorted into Gryffindor house.

One of the most important traits of the Ravenclaw house is ability to see the world rationally and realistically. Among with that, many Ravenclaw members are known with their journeys around the world.


Ravenclaw house is founded by a very talented wizard, Rowena Ravenclaw. She is a Scottish wizard and especially skilful at flying.

Ravenclaw is not rival with other houses and especially continues on its own path. Ravenclaw house was always helpful in Hogwarts history. Members of the house were very active in the Battle of Hogwarts against Lord Voldemort.

As the same with the traits of the house, famous wand producer Garrick Ollivander and inventor of love potions Laverne de Montmorency are members of Ravenclaw house.

Ghost of Ravenclaw House

Ravenclaw house ghost has a very interesting story. The daughter of Ravenclaw house’s founder became the ghost after her death. She is known as “Grey Lady

Notable Ravenclaw Members

Special Notes

  • In the books, house colors are blue and bronze but they were changed to blue and silver in the movies.
  • Gilderoy Lockhart was a Ravenclaw, it confirmed by J.K Rowling on Pottermore.


Michael Shaner

Written by Michael Shaner

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    • That’s like saying, “I love Gryffindor, but I wish their animal was a Griffin”. Just because Rowena Ravenclaw has raven in her last name doesn’t mean the house emblem should change.

  1. Ravenclaw is my house. I am not cunning nor sanguine. I am also not Hufflepuff. I look forward to seeing you Ravenclaws.

  2. This Article made me more confident in being a Ravenclaw,and this made me feel so less under rated because we have more notable Ravenclaws!

    • Yes, I agree with you. When we’ve published this article about Ravenclaw, we’ve tried to summarize some sub-topics in order to improve the readability of the article, but it was a mistake. Now, we will update all the articles on our website and give more details for all the sub-topics.

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