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Cedric Diggory

Cedric Diggory

sed·ric dig·go·ry /ˈsɛd.rɪk ˈdɪg.ə.ri/

Cedric Diggory was a talented and honorable wizard from Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. A student in Hufflepuff House, Cedric is remembered for his noble spirit, sportsmanship, and tragic death during the Triwizard Tournament.

Cedric Diggory Biography & History

Born to Amos and Mrs. Diggory, Cedric was a beacon of the values upheld by Hufflepuff House: fairness, dedication, and humility. He stood out not only for his academic prowess but also for his athletic abilities, particularly in Quidditch.

Quidditch & School Life

As the captain and Seeker for the Hufflepuff Quidditch team, Cedric demonstrated both skill and leadership on the pitch. He competed fiercely against other Houses, including memorable matches against Gryffindor.

Triwizard Tournament

Chosen as one of the champions in the Triwizard Tournament, representing Hogwarts alongside Harry Potter, Cedric faced several life-threatening challenges. He displayed immense courage and resourcefulness throughout. His sense of fair play was evident when he shared information with Harry about the dragons and later when he insisted they take the Triwizard Cup together.
Tragically, Cedric’s life was cut short when he was killed by Peter Pettigrew on Voldemort’s orders during the Tournament’s final task.

Cedric Diggory’s Magical Abilities & Skills

Quidditch Prowess: As a Seeker, Cedric had keen reflexes and was adept at flying.
Spellwork: Demonstrated advanced magical abilities during the Triwizard Tournament, especially with defensive and offensive spells.

People Close to Him

  • Amos Diggory: Cedric’s devoted father who was extremely proud of his accomplishments.
  • Harry Potter: Fellow Hogwarts Triwizard champion with whom Cedric developed a mutual respect.
  • Cho Chang: Cedric’s girlfriend during his time at Hogwarts.

Frequently Asked Questions

Which house was Cedric Diggory in?

He was in Hufflepuff.

How did Cedric die?

He was killed by Peter Pettigrew on Voldemort’s orders during the final task of the Triwizard Tournament.

What position did Cedric play in Quidditch?

He was the Seeker and captain of the Hufflepuff Quidditch team.

Fun Trivia Questions About Cedric Diggory

Question: What advice did Cedric give to Harry about the first task of the Triwizard Tournament?
Answer: He hinted that Harry should take a bath with the golden egg to understand its clue, suggesting the Prefects’ bathroom.

Question: What magical creature did Cedric face in the maze during the third task of the Triwizard Tournament?

Answer: A Blast-Ended Skrewt.

Question: Why did Cedric and Harry decide to touch the Triwizard Cup at the same time?

Answer: They wanted to share the victory as they had helped each other throughout the Tournament.