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==Biography==
 
==Biography==
 
===Early life===
 
===Early life===
{{Dialogue a-b-a|Scabior|Funny 'ow they all thinks we wants to 'ear that ''[they were in Slytherin]''. But none of 'em can tell us where the common room is.|Harry Potter|It's in the dungeons. You enter through the wall. It's full of skulls and stuff and its under the lake, so the light's all green.|Well, well, looks like we really 'ave caught a little Slytherin.|An exchange between [[Harry Potter]] and Scabior.|Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows}}
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{{Quote|Funny 'ow they all thinks we wants to 'ear that ''[they were in Slytherin]''. But none of 'em can tell us where the common room is.|Scabior commenting on the people he's snatched |Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows}}
   
Little is known of Scabior's early life. However, given his intimate knowledge of the interior of the [[Slytherin Dungeon|Slytherin common room]] and its location, it is likely he attended [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]] in his youth, and was a member of that house.<ref name="DH23"/>
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Little is known of Scabior's early life. However, given his intimate knowledge of the interior of the [[Slytherin Dungeon|Slytherin common room]] and its location, it is likely he attended [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]] in his youth and was a member of that house.<ref name="DH23"/>
   
 
===Imprisonment in Azkaban===
 
===Imprisonment in Azkaban===
 
At some point in his life Scabior was imprisoned in [[Azkaban]] for undisclosed crimes, but was released sometime before or after [[Fall of the Ministry of Magic|Lord Voldemort's infiltration]] of the [[British Ministry of Magic|Ministry of Magic]] on [[1 August|August]] [[Infiltration of the Ministry of Magic|1,]] [[1997]].<ref name="DHvillainsfeature"/>
 
At some point in his life Scabior was imprisoned in [[Azkaban]] for undisclosed crimes, but was released sometime before or after [[Fall of the Ministry of Magic|Lord Voldemort's infiltration]] of the [[British Ministry of Magic|Ministry of Magic]] on [[1 August|August]] [[Infiltration of the Ministry of Magic|1,]] [[1997]].<ref name="DHvillainsfeature"/>
   
[[File:Scabior-236x300.jpg|thumb|Scabior in Deathly Hallows Part 1]]
 
 
===Second Wizarding War===
 
===Second Wizarding War===
[[File:616407_1294569020632_full.jpg|thumb|left|Scabior at the [[British Ministry of Magic|Ministry of Magic]], during the course of his [[Snatchers|Snatcher]] activities.]]
 
 
{{Dialogue a-b-c|Fenrir Greyback|We've caught Harry Potter!|Scabior|I know 'es swollen, ma'am, but it's 'im! If you look a bit closer, you'll see 'is scar. And this 'ere, see the girl? The Mudblood who's been travelling around with 'im, ma'am. There's no doubt it's 'im, and we've got 'is wand as well! 'Ere, ma'am —|Narcissa Malfoy|Bring them in.|Scabior's gang of [[Snatchers]] arrives at [[Malfoy Manor]] with [[Harry Potter]], [[Ronald Weasley]] and [[Hermione Granger]].|Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows}}
 
{{Dialogue a-b-c|Fenrir Greyback|We've caught Harry Potter!|Scabior|I know 'es swollen, ma'am, but it's 'im! If you look a bit closer, you'll see 'is scar. And this 'ere, see the girl? The Mudblood who's been travelling around with 'im, ma'am. There's no doubt it's 'im, and we've got 'is wand as well! 'Ere, ma'am —|Narcissa Malfoy|Bring them in.|Scabior's gang of [[Snatchers]] arrives at [[Malfoy Manor]] with [[Harry Potter]], [[Ronald Weasley]] and [[Hermione Granger]].|Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows}}
   
Following his release from [[Azkaban]], Scabior became a [[Snatchers|Snatcher]] during the height of the [[Second Wizarding War]], catching [[Muggle-born]] [[Wizardkind|wizards]] and anyone who opposed [[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]], in return for gold.<ref name="DH23"/>
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[[File:616407_1294569020632_full.jpg|thumb|left|Scabior at the [[British Ministry of Magic|Ministry of Magic]], during the course of his [[Snatchers|Snatcher]] activities.]]
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Following his release from [[Azkaban]], Scabior became a [[Snatchers|Snatcher]] during the height of the [[Second Wizarding War]], catching [[Muggle-born]] [[Wizardkind|wizards]] and anyone who opposed [[Tom Riddle|Voldemort]], in return for gold.<ref name="DH23"/>
   
He was among the group that captured [[Harry Potter]], Hermione Granger and [[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]] in the spring of [[1998]]. On Greyback's orders, Scabior checked the list of truants, searched the prisoners' tent for Harry's glasses, read a cutting from the ''[[Daily Prophet]]'', and expressed terrified awe at the thought of summoning [[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]]. He was also the only member of the group not to jeer when Greyback expressed a desire to bite Hermione, instead encouraging his leader to restrain himself.<ref name="DH23"/>
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He was among the group that captured [[Harry Potter]], Hermione Granger and [[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]] in the spring of [[1998]]. On Greyback's orders, Scabior checked the list of truants, searched the prisoners' tent for Harry's glasses, read a cutting from the ''[[Daily Prophet]]'' and expressed terrified awe at the thought of summoning [[Tom Riddle|Voldemort]]. He was also the only member of the group not to jeer when Greyback expressed a desire to bite Hermione, instead encouraging his leader to restrain himself.<ref name="DH23"/>
   
[[File:Scabior_interrogating_Hermione.JPG|thumb|right|322px|Scabior interrogating [[Hermione]].]]
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[[File:Tumblr_msmbxcyevh1qgwmapo3_250.gif|frame|Bellatrix and Scabior before she [[Stunning Spell|stuns]] him and the other Snatchers]]
   
Having taken the trio to [[Malfoy Manor]], where [[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]] had set up base, Scabior assured [[Narcissa Malfoy]] the prisoner they had caught was [[Harry Potter]]. Later, when [[Bellatrix Lestrange]] took [[Godric Gryffindor's Sword]] from one of the [[Snatchers]], Scabior drew his [[wand]] on her but was quickly [[Stunning Spell|Stunned]]. [[Draco Malfoy]] then moved Scabior's unconscious form to the courtyard with those of the other Snatchers.<ref name="DH23"/>
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Having taken the trio to [[Malfoy Manor]], where [[Tom Riddle|Voldemort]] had set up base, Scabior assured [[Narcissa Malfoy]] the prisoner they had caught was [[Harry Potter]]. Later, when [[Bellatrix Lestrange]] took [[Godric Gryffindor's Sword]] from one of the [[Snatchers]], Scabior drew his [[wand]] on her but was quickly [[Stunning Spell|Stunned]]. [[Draco Malfoy]] then moved Scabior's unconscious form to the courtyard with those of the other Snatchers.<ref name="DH23"/>
   
 
===Battle of Hogwarts and death===
 
===Battle of Hogwarts and death===
[[File:Scabior.png|thumb|left|Scabior falls to his death.]]
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[[File:Scabior.png|thumb|left|235px|Scabior and some [[Snatchers]] fall to their death.]]On [[2 May]], [[1998]], Scabior participated in the [[Battle of Hogwarts]], leading an army of [[Snatchers]]. Scabior nearly ran into the protective enchantments cast by the Hogwarts staff: which killed a number of [[Snatchers]]. After [[Tom Riddle|Voldemort]] managed to destroy the magical protection around the Castle, Scabior led the [[Snatchers]] into the [[Wooden Bridge]], where he briefly [[Duel|duelled]] [[Neville Longbottom]] before the latter cast a [[spell]] making the bridge collapse and sending Scabior into the chasm below and his death.<ref name="DHpt2">''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2]]''</ref>
[[File:Scabior_before_charge.jpg|thumb|196px|Scabior shortly before charging the Covered Bidge.]]
 
On [[2 May]], [[1998]], Scabior participated in the [[Battle of Hogwarts]], leading an army of [[Snatchers]]. Scabior nearly ran into the protective enchantments cast by the Hogwarts staff; which killed a number of [[Snatchers]]. After [[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]] managed to destroy the magical protection around the Castle, Scabior led the [[Snatchers]] into the [[Covered Bridge]], where he briefly [[Battle of the Covered Bridge|dueled]] [[Neville Longbottom]] before the latter cast a [[spell]] making the bridge collapse and sending Scabior into the chasm below and his death.<ref name="DHpt2">''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2]]''</ref>
 
   
 
==Physical appearance==
 
==Physical appearance==
 
Scabior was a tall man with long, tangled brown hair with a red streak on one side. His skin was fair and his eyes blue/grey. Scabior wore dark plaid trousers, black boots, a black studded belt and was later seen wearing [[Hermione Granger|Hermione's]] pink scarf. <ref name="DHPart1">''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1]]''</ref>
 
Scabior was a tall man with long, tangled brown hair with a red streak on one side. His skin was fair and his eyes blue/grey. Scabior wore dark plaid trousers, black boots, a black studded belt and was later seen wearing [[Hermione Granger|Hermione's]] pink scarf. <ref name="DHPart1">''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1]]''</ref>
 
==Scabior's possessions==
 
*Pink scarf (stolen) - [[Hermione Granger]] owned a pink scarf that she put on a tree. This scarf was later stolen by Scabior and he was seen wearing it.
 
*[[Scabior's ring|Ring]] - Scabior owned a silver-green ring in the form of a [[Wikipedia:Kudu|Kudu]].
 
*[[Scabior's wand|Wand]] - Scabior owned a wand of unknown length, wood and material.
 
 
   
 
==Personality and traits==
 
==Personality and traits==
 
[[File:Hermionescarf.PNG|thumb|200px|Scabior with Hermione in the woods.]]
 
[[File:Hermionescarf.PNG|thumb|200px|Scabior with Hermione in the woods.]]
It has not been determined whether he worked as a [[Snatchers|Snatcher]] for personal gain or whether he possessed a prejudice against [[Muggle-born]]s; [[Snatchers]] were generally motivated by the promise of a monetary reward from the Ministry.
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It has not been determined whether he worked as a [[Snatchers|Snatcher]] for personal gain or whether he possessed a prejudice against [[Muggle-born]]s: [[Snatchers]] were generally motivated by the promise of a monetary reward from the Ministry.
   
 
==Magical abilities and skills==
 
==Magical abilities and skills==
 
*'''Martial magic''': Scabior was a moderately skilled duelist, as he was able to capture several rebellious Muggle-borns and other runaways, even killing some in battle. He was not fast enough to draw his wand on [[Bellatrix Lestrange]] when she attacked him. Alongside many other Snatchers, he was able to hold his own against [[Neville Longbottom]] during the [[Battle of Hogwarts]] and might have been able to defeat him if the bridge he was on had not collapsed.
 
*'''Martial magic''': Scabior was a moderately skilled duelist, as he was able to capture several rebellious Muggle-borns and other runaways, even killing some in battle. He was not fast enough to draw his wand on [[Bellatrix Lestrange]] when she attacked him. Alongside many other Snatchers, he was able to hold his own against [[Neville Longbottom]] during the [[Battle of Hogwarts]] and might have been able to defeat him if the bridge he was on had not collapsed.
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==Possessions==
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[[File:ScabiorWand.jpg|thumb|left|[[Scabior's wand]]]]
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*'''[[Scabior's wand|Wand]]''': Scabior owned a wand of unknown length, wood and material.
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*'''[[Hermione Granger's scarf|Pink scarf (stolen)]]''': [[Hermione Granger]] owned a pink scarf that she put on a tree. This scarf was later stolen by Scabior and he was seen wearing it.
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*'''[[Scabior's ring|Ring]]''': Scabior owned a silver-green ring in the form of a [[Wikipedia:Kudu|Kudu]].
   
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==
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*In the films, Scabior's role was expanded as he, instead of Greyback, was depicted as the leader of the Snatchers. He also teases Hermione, again instead of Greyback. In fact, the first of the two-part film, Greyback seemed to be a subordinate of Scabior's group, while the second part Scabior led a very large army of Snatchers to invade Hogwarts.
 
*In the films, Scabior's role was expanded as he, instead of Greyback, was depicted as the leader of the Snatchers. He also teases Hermione, again instead of Greyback. In fact, the first of the two-part film, Greyback seemed to be a subordinate of Scabior's group, while the second part Scabior led a very large army of Snatchers to invade Hogwarts.
 
*Scenes that were cut from the film involved Scabior being violent and perverse. Nick Moran said: "It's all very reminiscent of [[Germany]] in the [[1930s]]. I give [[Ronald Weasley| Ron Weasley]] a proper kicking and call him Ginger. Then I sniff [[Hermione Granger| Hermione]] and say: "You're going to be my favourite". If you take the wands out, it's something out of an [[wikipedia: Eli Roth| Eli Roth]] movie."<ref>http://www.snitchseeker.com/harry-potter-news/videos-previews-of-tom-felton-on-lopez-tonight-ew-deathly-hallows-villains-feature-77687/</ref>
 
*Scenes that were cut from the film involved Scabior being violent and perverse. Nick Moran said: "It's all very reminiscent of [[Germany]] in the [[1930s]]. I give [[Ronald Weasley| Ron Weasley]] a proper kicking and call him Ginger. Then I sniff [[Hermione Granger| Hermione]] and say: "You're going to be my favourite". If you take the wands out, it's something out of an [[wikipedia: Eli Roth| Eli Roth]] movie."<ref>http://www.snitchseeker.com/harry-potter-news/videos-previews-of-tom-felton-on-lopez-tonight-ew-deathly-hallows-villains-feature-77687/</ref>
*Scabior is a boss in ''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (video game)]]''.
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*Scabior is a boss in ''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (video game)]]''.[[File:D9df6f939843.jpg|thumb|During the [[Battle of Hogwarts]]]]
*In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1, Scabior is briefly strangled by a whip conjured by Bellatrix, then thrown to the ground and ordered to leave along with Fenrir. This differs from the book, in which he was stunned by Bellatrix, and his fate left unknown. ''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1]]''
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*In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1, Scabior is briefly strangled by a whip conjured by Bellatrix, then thrown to the ground and ordered to leave along with Fenrir. This differs from the book, in which he was stunned by Bellatrix and his fate left unknown. ''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1]]''
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==

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Scabior
Biographical information
Died

2 May, 1998
Hogwarts Castle, Scotland[1]

Blood status

Pure-blood or half-blood[2]

Physical information
Species

Human

Gender

Male

Hair colour

Brown with red streak

Eye colour

Grey/Blue

Skin colour

Fair

Magical characteristics
Wand

Unknown

Affiliation
House

Slytherin[3]

Loyalty
"Well, don't hang about. Snatch 'em!"
—Scabior to his gang of Snatchers.[src]

Scabior (d. 2 May, 1998) was a wizard and a Snatcher in the gang led by Fenrir Greyback during the height of the Second Wizarding War.

BiographyEdit

Early lifeEdit

"Funny 'ow they all thinks we wants to 'ear that [they were in Slytherin]. But none of 'em can tell us where the common room is."
—Scabior commenting on the people he's snatched [src]

Little is known of Scabior's early life. However, given his intimate knowledge of the interior of the Slytherin common room and its location, it is likely he attended Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in his youth and was a member of that house.[3]

Imprisonment in AzkabanEdit

At some point in his life Scabior was imprisoned in Azkaban for undisclosed crimes, but was released sometime before or after Lord Voldemort's infiltration of the Ministry of Magic on August 1, 1997.[4]

Second Wizarding WarEdit

Fenrir Greyback: "We've caught Harry Potter!"
Scabior: "I know 'es swollen, ma'am, but it's 'im! If you look a bit closer, you'll see 'is scar. And this 'ere, see the girl? The Mudblood who's been travelling around with 'im, ma'am. There's no doubt it's 'im, and we've got 'is wand as well! 'Ere, ma'am —"
Narcissa Malfoy: "Bring them in."
— Scabior's gang of Snatchers arrives at Malfoy Manor with Harry Potter, Ronald Weasley and Hermione Granger.[src]
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Scabior at the Ministry of Magic, during the course of his Snatcher activities.

Following his release from Azkaban, Scabior became a Snatcher during the height of the Second Wizarding War, catching Muggle-born wizards and anyone who opposed Voldemort, in return for gold.[3]

He was among the group that captured Harry Potter, Hermione Granger and Ron Weasley in the spring of 1998. On Greyback's orders, Scabior checked the list of truants, searched the prisoners' tent for Harry's glasses, read a cutting from the Daily Prophet and expressed terrified awe at the thought of summoning Voldemort. He was also the only member of the group not to jeer when Greyback expressed a desire to bite Hermione, instead encouraging his leader to restrain himself.[3]

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Bellatrix and Scabior before she stuns him and the other Snatchers

Having taken the trio to Malfoy Manor, where Voldemort had set up base, Scabior assured Narcissa Malfoy the prisoner they had caught was Harry Potter. Later, when Bellatrix Lestrange took Godric Gryffindor's Sword from one of the Snatchers, Scabior drew his wand on her but was quickly Stunned. Draco Malfoy then moved Scabior's unconscious form to the courtyard with those of the other Snatchers.[3]

Battle of Hogwarts and deathEdit

Scabior

Scabior and some Snatchers fall to their death.

On 2 May, 1998, Scabior participated in the Battle of Hogwarts, leading an army of Snatchers. Scabior nearly ran into the protective enchantments cast by the Hogwarts staff: which killed a number of Snatchers. After Voldemort managed to destroy the magical protection around the Castle, Scabior led the Snatchers into the Wooden Bridge, where he briefly duelled Neville Longbottom before the latter cast a spell making the bridge collapse and sending Scabior into the chasm below and his death.[5]

Physical appearanceEdit

Scabior was a tall man with long, tangled brown hair with a red streak on one side. His skin was fair and his eyes blue/grey. Scabior wore dark plaid trousers, black boots, a black studded belt and was later seen wearing Hermione's pink scarf. [6]

Personality and traitsEdit

Hermionescarf

Scabior with Hermione in the woods.

It has not been determined whether he worked as a Snatcher for personal gain or whether he possessed a prejudice against Muggle-borns: Snatchers were generally motivated by the promise of a monetary reward from the Ministry.

Magical abilities and skillsEdit

  • Martial magic: Scabior was a moderately skilled duelist, as he was able to capture several rebellious Muggle-borns and other runaways, even killing some in battle. He was not fast enough to draw his wand on Bellatrix Lestrange when she attacked him. Alongside many other Snatchers, he was able to hold his own against Neville Longbottom during the Battle of Hogwarts and might have been able to defeat him if the bridge he was on had not collapsed.

PossessionsEdit

ScabiorWand

Scabior's wand

  • Wand: Scabior owned a wand of unknown length, wood and material.
  • Pink scarf (stolen): Hermione Granger owned a pink scarf that she put on a tree. This scarf was later stolen by Scabior and he was seen wearing it.
  • Ring: Scabior owned a silver-green ring in the form of a Kudu.

Behind the scenesEdit

  • Scabior is portrayed by Nick Moran in the two-part film adaptations of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.[7]
  • In the films, Scabior's role was expanded as he, instead of Greyback, was depicted as the leader of the Snatchers. He also teases Hermione, again instead of Greyback. In fact, the first of the two-part film, Greyback seemed to be a subordinate of Scabior's group, while the second part Scabior led a very large army of Snatchers to invade Hogwarts.
  • Scenes that were cut from the film involved Scabior being violent and perverse. Nick Moran said: "It's all very reminiscent of Germany in the 1930s. I give Ron Weasley a proper kicking and call him Ginger. Then I sniff Hermione and say: "You're going to be my favourite". If you take the wands out, it's something out of an Eli Roth movie."[8]
  • Scabior is a boss in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (video game).
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    During the Battle of Hogwarts

  • In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1, Scabior is briefly strangled by a whip conjured by Bellatrix, then thrown to the ground and ordered to leave along with Fenrir. This differs from the book, in which he was stunned by Bellatrix and his fate left unknown. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

AppearancesEdit

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Death Eaters
Dark Mark
Leader:
Lord Voldemort
Death Eaters:
Alecto Carrow | Amycus Carrow | Antonin Dolohov | Augustus Rookwood | Avery (I) | Avery (II) |
Barty Crouch Jr. | Bellatrix Lestrange | Crabbe | Evan Rosier | Gibbon | Goyle |
Jugson | Lestrange | Mulciber (I) | Mulciber (II) | Nott | Rabastan Lestrange | Rodolphus Lestrange | Rosier | Selwyn | Thorfinn Rowle | Travers | Walden Macnair | Wilkes | Yaxley
Death Eaters who Defected:

Draco Malfoy | Igor Karkaroff | Lucius Malfoy | Peter Pettigrew | Regulus Black | Severus Snape

Death Eaters' allies:
Vincent Crabbe | Golgomath | Gregory Goyle | Fenrir Greyback | Narcissa Malfoy (defected) |
Quirinus Quirrell | Scabior | Dolores Umbridge
Other affiliations:
Dementors | Giants (Golgomath's control) | Muggle-Born Registration Commission | Snatchers | Werewolves

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