Piers Polkiss
Born Unknown
Died Unknown
Species Human
Parentage Muggle parents
Family Members No known family members
Affiliations Dudley's Gang
Hogwarts House None (He's a Muggle)
Wand None
Special Abilities No known special abilities
Hobbies Bullying, especially Harry

Piers Polkiss is Dudley Dursley's best friend. He comes along on the trip to the Zoo and sees Harry talking to the Boa Constrictor - something he lets slip to Vernon Dursley, which earns Harry his longest detention yet.


Piers Polkiss, a scrawny boy with a face like a rat, is Dudley Dursley’s best friend and a fellow bully.

From the Story

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

Piers Polkiss is first discovered in The Vanishing Glass, "The Trip to the Zoo".

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Discovered in chapter 1, Dudley Demented

Piers is a member of Dudley's gang. The gang are known bullies; they spend every evening vandalising the play park, smoking on street corners and throwing stones at passing cars and children. When Harry comes across them on Magnolia Road, Piers is congratulating Dudley, or 'Big D', on his right-hook.

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