Which Hogwarts House Is For Me?


Where Would The Sorting Hat Place You?

Having just received your acceptance letter from Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, it is definite that you would start asking which of their 4 houses would choose you. After joining Hogwarts, the Sorting Hat would either send you to Gryffindor, Slytherin, Ravenclaw or Hufflepuff. Each house possesses an immense amount of history and character which serve as its defining characteristics. These different characteristics serve as criteria used to for which a student is placed in place students in a specific house.


Hogwarts Houses and what they entail

The house of Gryffindor values those with courage, bravery, nerve, and chivalry. Featuring the Scarlet red and gold colours their mascot is a lion. The popularity if this house is mostly centred on their acquisition of the famous Harry Potter. This house formed by Godric Gryffindor is believed to be one with the element of fire. The Gryffindor house common room is guarded by the Fat Lady who asks for a password before admitting one. Members of this house are believed to be quite brave which sometimes leads to their recklessness. This house is notably renowned for its contribution to Dumbledore’s army and the Order of the phoenix. The Hufflepuff house was founded by Helga Hufflepuff and is renowned for its values such as hard work, patience, loyalty, dedication and fair play. They feature the yellow and black colours and their animal emblem bears the badger symbol. This house is believed to be one with the earth element as seen in their colours.


The House of Ravenclaw on the other hand greatly values those with learning, wisdom, wit, and intellect in its members and sports a blue eagled bronze emblem. This is why most of their students tend to possess academic inclines and talents. They are outgoing in their magical endeavors and have quite innovative ideas. They also tend to be quite competitive in their academic success and would do anything to achieve it. Slytherin house is known for doing he most just to get their way. They are renowned for their ambition, cunning, leadership, and resourcefulness. With green and silver colors their mascot consecutively happens to be the cunning serpent. Founded by Salazar Slytherin their element happens to be water. To be a member of this house there is believed to be a prerequisite of magic blood purity. This is however changed after Voldemort’s death.


Where do you belong?

With the above listed characteristics, it is possible to accurately deduce where you belong. This may require a little scrutiny into your character but ultimately you will know which house best suits you, even without the Seeking Hat’s intervention. You can also do this Harry Potter house quiz to easily find out which house is yours.