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A Guide to the Characters of 'Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire' in Chronological Order

Updated: 5/12/2023
A Guide to the Characters of 'Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire' in Chronological Order
Step into the enchanting world of Hogwarts, where magic intertwines with everyday life and extraordinary characters captivate our imaginations. Join me on a mesmerizing journey through the pages of "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" as we delve into the diverse cast of characters, each bringing their own unique charm and pivotal role to this beloved tale. From the first encounters that spark the magic to the unfolding of destinies, let's unravel the captivating story of these characters in order of appearance, revealing the essence of their roles within this fantastical realm. Prepare to be spellbound as we embark on a thrilling adventure that will leave you yearning for more.
  1. Frank Bryce: The Muggle gardener of the Riddle House who overhears Voldemort's plan and is murdered.
  2. Lord Voldemort: The main antagonist, planning Harry's murder and eventually returns to full power.
  3. Peter Pettigrew (Wormtail): Voldemort's servant, assists Voldemort in regaining his power.
  4. Nagini: Voldemort's snake who plays a small but significant role in the plot.
  5. Harry Potter: The protagonist, who is unwillingly entered into the Triwizard Tournament.
  6. The Dursleys (Vernon, Petunia, Dudley): Harry's unpleasant relatives who he lives with during the summers.
  7. Ron Weasley: Harry's best friend who supports Harry through the Triwizard Tournament.
  8. Hermione Granger: Harry's other best friend, who starts an organization to help House Elves and goes to the Yule Ball with Viktor Krum.
  9. Fred and George Weasley: Try to trick the age line for the Triwizard Tournament and start planning their joke shop.
  10. Molly Weasley: The Weasley matriarch who cares for Harry like her own son.
  1. Bill Weasley: The eldest Weasley sibling and a Gringotts curse breaker, appears for the first time.
  2. Arthur Weasley: The Weasley patriarch who accompanies Harry to the Quidditch World Cup.
  3. Percy Weasley: The third Weasley brother, who is now working for the Ministry of Magic.
  4. Ginny Weasley: The youngest Weasley, who has a minor role in this book.
  5. Amos and Cedric Diggory: Amos is a Ministry employee and Cedric is the Hogwarts champion in the Triwizard Tournament.
  6. Barty Crouch Sr. and Barty Crouch Jr.: Senior is a Ministry official and Junior is the disguised Mad-Eye Moody who manipulates the Triwizard Tournament.
  7. Albus Dumbledore: The Hogwarts headmaster who guides Harry through the Triwizard Tournament.
  8. Mad-Eye Moody (Barty Crouch Jr.): The new Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher, later revealed to be Crouch Jr. in disguise.
  9. Rita Skeeter: A sensationalist reporter who spreads rumors about Harry, Hermione, and Hagrid.
  1. Fleur Delacour, Viktor Krum: The other champions of the Triwizard Tournament.
  2. Severus Snape: The Potions Master at Hogwarts, who has a controversial past as a Death Eater.
  3. Sirius Black: Harry's godfather, who is on the run but provides guidance to Harry.
  4. Draco Malfoy: Harry's school rival whose father becomes a Death Eater.
  5. Ludo Bagman: A Ministry official in charge of organizing the Triwizard Tournament.
  6. Professor Karkaroff: The headmaster of Durmstrang Institute, a former Death Eater.
  7. Madam Maxime: The half-giant headmistress of Beauxbatons Academy. Hagrid develops feelings for her.
  8. Cho Chang: Harry's love interest in this book, who is dating Cedric Diggory.
  9. Neville Longbottom: Harry's classmate, who unknowingly assists in the resurrection of Voldemort.
  1. Dobby the House Elf: Dobby provides Harry with gillyweed for the second task of the Triwizard Tournament when Neville forgets to do so.
  2. Professor Trelawney: The Divination teacher who makes a prediction about Voldemort's servant returning to him, which comes true.
  3. Winky the House Elf: Barty Crouch Sr.'s house elf, who is found with Harry's wand after the Dark Mark is cast.
  4. Charlie Weasley: The second eldest Weasley sibling, works with dragons and assists with the first task of the Triwizard Tournament.
  5. Professor McGonagall: The Transfiguration teacher and Gryffindor Head of House, who helps Harry prepare for the Yule Ball.
  6. Parvati and Padma Patil: Parvati attends the Yule Ball with Harry, while her sister Padma goes with Ron.
  7. Professor Flitwick: The Charms teacher at Hogwarts, who also helps decorate the castle for the Yule Ball.
  8. Professor Sprout: The Herbology teacher at Hogwarts, she grows the plants used in the second task of the Triwizard Tournament.
  9. Professor Snape: Potions Master at Hogwarts, has a larger role in this book, particularly with his past as a Death Eater being discussed.
  10. Nymphadora Tonks: Although not named until the fifth book, Tonks, a future member of the Order of the Phoenix, is one of the witches at the Quidditch World Cup.
  1. Lucius Malfoy: Draco's father, a Death Eater, who becomes more involved with Voldemort's plans.
  2. Igor Karkaroff: The headmaster of Durmstrang, a former Death Eater who is terrified of Voldemort's return.
  3. Olympe Maxime: The headmistress of Beauxbatons, a half-giant who Hagrid takes a liking to.
  4. Gabrielle Delacour: Fleur's little sister, who plays a significant part in the second task of the Triwizard Tournament.
  5. Professor Moody: The real Moody is only seen at the end when he is found in Barty Crouch Jr.'s magical trunk.
  6. Stan Shunpike: The conductor of the Knight Bus, who Harry pretends to be during the Quidditch World Cup.
  7. Ernie Prang: The driver of the Knight Bus.
  8. Tom the Innkeeper: The innkeeper of the Leaky Cauldron, where Harry stays for a short time.
  9. Cornelius Fudge: The Minister for Magic, who refuses to believe that Voldemort has returned.
  10. Madam Pomfrey: The school nurse who takes care of students after each task of the Triwizard Tournament.
  11. Madam Malkin: The owner of the robe shop in Diagon Alley.
  12. Peeves the Poltergeist: A mischievous spirit at Hogwarts who causes trouble for the students.