Professor Grubbly-Plank is the first Moment of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Chapter 24, Rita Skeeter's Scoop.


When they arrived at Hagrid's cabin, however they found a elderly witch with closely cropped hair and a very prominent chin standing before his front door. 'Hurry up now, the bell rang 5 minutes ago.' She barked at them, as they struggled towards her through the snow.'Who're you?'Said Ron, staring at her.'Where's Hagrid?'

'My name is Professor Grubby-Plank.' She said, briskly.' I'm your temporary Care Of Magical Creature's teacher.'





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Zoom levels

The 2 zoom levels in this moment manifest as panning across one wide picture.

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  • The Snowball is in the center of the screen just below the group of students.
  • The Palamino Hair is located by the fourth fence post.

Various items react when you mouse over them:

  • The bird hops and tweets.
  • Each of the 5 Abraxans will perform a unique action as well as neigh.
  • In the second to last window, someone will wipe a circle to clear the condensation.

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  • Take a closer look at the parchment in the center of the group of students to find an article by Rita Skeeter of the Daily Prophet entitled "Dumbledore's Big Mistake."
  • You can find a Unicorn Tail Hair by the Unicorn in between the second group of students.
  • The Woodlice is under one of the tree nearby the unicorn.

Various items react when you mouse over them:

  • Snow falls from the tree above the unicorn.
  • The unicorn stomps its hoof.
  • The Cowbane Essence is located in the first branch right above the unicorn's horn.


You can distinctly hear several birds chirping and tweeting.

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See Also

Professor Grubbly-Plank (moment) on Pottermore

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
The Unexpected Task
The Yule Ball
Dancing at the Yule Ball
Rita Skeeter's Scoop
Professor Grubbly-Plank
Bagman and the Goblins
The Egg and the Eye
The Prefects' Bathroom
The Second Task
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