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Battle of Hogwarts
Part of the Second Wizarding War
Date

2 May, 1998

Location

Hogwarts Castle, Scotland, Great Britain

Cause

Harry invades Hogwarts and Voldemort is alerted

Result

Decisive victory for the Order of the Phoenix, Dumbledore's Army. End of the Second Wizarding War

Combatants
  • Harry Potter
  • Ronald Weasley
  • Hermione Granger
  • Neville Longbottom
  • Severus Snape
  • Minerva McGonagall
  • Horace Slughorn
  • Kingsley Shacklebolt
  • Kreacher
  • Weasley family
  • Filius Flitwick
  • Sybill Trelawney
  • Pomona Sprout
  • Bathsheda Babbling
  • Aberforth Dumbledore
  • Centaurs
  • Mylor Silvanus
  • Hogwarts Students
  • Lord Voldemort †
  • Bellatrix Lestrange †
  • Pius Thicknesse (Imperiused) †
  • Scabior †
  • Fenrir Greyback
  • Yaxley
  • Walden Macnair
  • Augustus Rookwood
  • Travers
  • Selwyn
  • Unidentified Giant in the Battle of Hogwarts (I)†
  • Death Eaters
  • Snatchers
Casualties
  • Lord Voldemort
  • Bellatrix Lestrange
  • Nagini
  • Vincent Crabbe
  • Scabior
  • Several Giants
  • 3+ Snatchers
  • Unknown number of Death Eaters killed or captured

The Battle of Hogwarts, also known as the Final Battle of Hogwarts, was a conflict that signified the end of the Second Wizarding War. It took place on 2 May, 1998, within the castle and on the grounds of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. When Lord Voldemort learned that Harry Potter was in the castle to locate

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Sprout, Flitwick, Arthur, Molly, Ron, Hermione, Neville,Tonks, Remus, Kingsley, Fleur, Bill, Fred, George and Percy arriving for the Battle of Hogwarts.

and destroy one of his final Horcruxes, he ordered every Death Eater and creature that had pledged loyalty to him to attack the school. Dumbledore's Army communicated the need to fight to the Order of the Phoenix and their other allies, leading to a large-scale battle.

Lord Voldemort led his forces from the Shrieking Shack while Kingsley Shacklebolt and Minerva McGonagall led the defenders of Hogwarts. The battle ended with a decisive
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Students and teachers fleeing from the Death Eaters

victory for the Order and the D.A., with many Death Eaters and Voldemort himself dead. It was the most devastating battle of the war, with casualties including Lord Voldemort and Bellatrix Lestrange, but also Remus Lupin, Nymphadora Tonks, Severus Snape, Fred Weasley, Colin Creevey and at least fifty more who fought against Voldemort and his Death Eaters. It is also assumed to be the final conflict in which the Elder Wand took part.

ParticipantsEdit

Hogwarts' StudentsEdit

Hogwarts Wizards and WitchesEdit

Wizarding World AlliesEdit

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