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{{Quote|We like to feel that our hangout has the aura of a mysterious, underwater shipwreck.|[[Gemma Farley]] on the Slytherin Dungeon.|Pottermore}}
 
The '''Slytherin Dungeon''', also known as the '''Slytherin Common Room'''<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (video game)]]''</ref>, serves as the common room for students in Slytherin house at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]].
 
The '''Slytherin Dungeon''', also known as the '''Slytherin Common Room'''<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (video game)]]''</ref>, serves as the common room for students in Slytherin house at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]].
   
 
==Entrance==
 
==Entrance==
 
The entrance to the common room is located behind a stone wall in the dungeons of [[Hogwarts Castle]]. A [[password]] is required to enter it; whereupon a passage is revealed leading to the [[common room]].
 
The entrance to the common room is located behind a stone wall in the dungeons of [[Hogwarts Castle]]. A [[password]] is required to enter it; whereupon a passage is revealed leading to the [[common room]].
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[[File:PlayStation(R)Home_Picture_06-01-2013_15-25-52.jpg|thumb|right|200px|The entrance to the Slytherin common room.]]
   
 
==Known Passwords==
 
==Known Passwords==
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==Common Room==
 
==Common Room==
[[File:Slytherin dungeon.jpg|thumb|Slytherin Dungeon]]
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[[File:PlayStation(R)Home_Picture_06-01-2013_15-26-05.jpg|thumb|left|200px|The common room.]]
The common room is a dungeon-like room with greenish lamps and chairs. This dungeon extends partway under the [[Black Lake|lake]], giving the light in the room a green tinge. The common room has lots of low backed black and dark green leather sofas with buttons, skulls, and dark wood cupboards. It has quite a grand atmosphere, but also quite a cold one. The password to the common room changes every fortnight, and it is posted on the noticeboard. It is decorated with [[Slytherin Dungeon tapestries|tapestries]] featuring the adventures of famous Medieval Slytherins.
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The common room is a dungeon-like room with greenish lamps and chairs. This dungeon extends partway under the [[Black Lake|lake]], giving the light in the room a green tinge. The common room has lots of low backed black and dark green button-tufted, leather sofas; skulls; and dark wood cupboards. It has quite a grand atmosphere, but also quite a cold one. The password to the common room changes every fortnight, and it is posted on the noticeboard. It is decorated with [[Slytherin Dungeon tapestries|tapestries]] featuring the adventures of famous Medieval Slytherins.
   
 
==History==
 
==History==
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[[File:SlythCommonRoom.jpg|thumb|165px|[[Draco Malfoy]], [[Vincent Crabbe]] and [[Gregory Goyle]] in the common room]]
 
===1992===
 
===1992===
[[File:SlythCommonRoom.jpg|thumb|left|174px|[[Draco Malfoy]], [[Vincent Crabbe]] and [[Gregory Goyle]] in the common room]]
 
 
In [[Harry Potter]]'s [[1992–1993 school year|second year]], he and [[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]] went into the Slytherin common room disguised as [[Vincent Crabbe]] and [[Gregory Goyle]] with the aid of [[Polyjuice Potion]] to attempt to discover the identity of the [[Tom Riddle|Heir of Slytherin]]. The entry password was "[[Pure-blood]]" when [[Draco Malfoy]] let them in. The Polyjuice Potion's wearing off prompted Harry and Ron to leave after staying nearly an hour, still not finding out the identity of the Heir of Slytherin.<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets]]''</ref>
 
In [[Harry Potter]]'s [[1992–1993 school year|second year]], he and [[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]] went into the Slytherin common room disguised as [[Vincent Crabbe]] and [[Gregory Goyle]] with the aid of [[Polyjuice Potion]] to attempt to discover the identity of the [[Tom Riddle|Heir of Slytherin]]. The entry password was "[[Pure-blood]]" when [[Draco Malfoy]] let them in. The Polyjuice Potion's wearing off prompted Harry and Ron to leave after staying nearly an hour, still not finding out the identity of the Heir of Slytherin.<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets]]''</ref>
   
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==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==
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[[File:SlytherinCommonRoom.png|thumb|left|300px|The Slytherin Common Room.]]
 
*In the [[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (video game)|video game version]] of ''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets]]'', there is another way to the common room, where there are several enemies such as [[Gnome]]s and [[Cornish Pixies]]. There is also a bridge between the [[Dungeons]] and the common room, held up by [[Ectoplasm]]. A Slytherin student casts [[Cleaning Charm|''Skurge'']] on the Ectoplasm, so you have to find a way to restore the bridge.
 
*In the [[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (video game)|video game version]] of ''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets]]'', there is another way to the common room, where there are several enemies such as [[Gnome]]s and [[Cornish Pixies]]. There is also a bridge between the [[Dungeons]] and the common room, held up by [[Ectoplasm]]. A Slytherin student casts [[Cleaning Charm|''Skurge'']] on the Ectoplasm, so you have to find a way to restore the bridge.
 
*Revealed in [[Pottermore]]: It was revealed that often the [[Giant Squid|giant squid]] appears at the windows, and sometimes more interesting creatures, and that the sound of swishing [[water]] is relaxing at night.
 
*Revealed in [[Pottermore]]: It was revealed that often the [[Giant Squid|giant squid]] appears at the windows, and sometimes more interesting creatures, and that the sound of swishing [[water]] is relaxing at night.
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*In its entry for the [[Bloody Baron]], the [http://harrypotter.scholastic.com/glossary/ glossary] on the [[Scholastic]] official website mistakenly refers to the Slytherin common room as Slytherin ''Tower''. A similar error is made with the [[Hufflepuff Basement]].
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
[[File:Slytherindung.png|thumb|left|The Slytherin Dungeon as a LEGO set.]]
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[[File:Slytherindung.png|thumb|right|The Slytherin Dungeon as a LEGO set.]]
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (video game)]]'' {{Comment|Entrance only in GBC version only}}<ref>The door of the common room is seen magically appearing and disappearing everytime we come across it.</ref>
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets]]'' {{1st}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets]]'' {{1st}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (film)]]''
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (film)]]''
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (video game)]]'' {{Comment|Entrance only}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (video game)]]'' {{Comment|Entrance only}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]'' {{Mention}}'
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]'' {{Mention}}'
*''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2]] {{Comment|Deleted Scenes}}
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2]] {{Comment|Appears in deleted scenes}}
 
*''[[LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4]]''
 
*''[[LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4]]''
 
*''[[LEGO Harry Potter|Harry Potter LEGO Sets]]''
 
*''[[LEGO Harry Potter|Harry Potter LEGO Sets]]''
 
*''[[Harry Potter Trading Card Game]]''
 
*''[[Harry Potter Trading Card Game]]''
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*''[[Pottermore]]''
   
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
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[[fr:Salle commune de Serpentard]]
 
[[fr:Salle commune de Serpentard]]
 
[[it:Sotterraneo di Serpeverde]]
 
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[[Category:Common Rooms]]
 
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[[Category:Slytherin House|Dungeon]]
 
[[Category:Slytherin House|Dungeon]]

Latest revision as of 12:54, February 18, 2014

Slytherin common room
Slytherin Dungeon
Location information
Location

Down a staircase from the Dungeon Corridor, Hogwarts Castle, Scotland, Great Britain

Permanent residents

Slytherin students (as long as in school)

"We like to feel that our hangout has the aura of a mysterious, underwater shipwreck."
Gemma Farley on the Slytherin Dungeon.[src]

The Slytherin Dungeon, also known as the Slytherin Common Room[1], serves as the common room for students in Slytherin house at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

EntranceEdit

The entrance to the common room is located behind a stone wall in the dungeons of Hogwarts Castle. A password is required to enter it; whereupon a passage is revealed leading to the common room.

PlayStation(R)Home Picture 06-01-2013 15-25-52

The entrance to the Slytherin common room.

Known PasswordsEdit

Common RoomEdit

PlayStation(R)Home Picture 06-01-2013 15-26-05

The common room.

The common room is a dungeon-like room with greenish lamps and chairs. This dungeon extends partway under the lake, giving the light in the room a green tinge. The common room has lots of low backed black and dark green button-tufted, leather sofas; skulls; and dark wood cupboards. It has quite a grand atmosphere, but also quite a cold one. The password to the common room changes every fortnight, and it is posted on the noticeboard. It is decorated with tapestries featuring the adventures of famous Medieval Slytherins.

HistoryEdit

SlythCommonRoom

Draco Malfoy, Vincent Crabbe and Gregory Goyle in the common room

1992Edit

In Harry Potter's second year, he and Ron Weasley went into the Slytherin common room disguised as Vincent Crabbe and Gregory Goyle with the aid of Polyjuice Potion to attempt to discover the identity of the Heir of Slytherin. The entry password was "Pure-blood" when Draco Malfoy let them in. The Polyjuice Potion's wearing off prompted Harry and Ron to leave after staying nearly an hour, still not finding out the identity of the Heir of Slytherin.[2]

1998Edit

In 1998, Harry, operating under the alias "Vernon Dudley", attempted to defend his false claim that he was a member of the Slytherin house by describing the location of the Dungeon to the Snatchers.

Behind the scenesEdit

SlytherinCommonRoom

The Slytherin Common Room.

AppearancesEdit

Slytherindung

The Slytherin Dungeon as a LEGO set.

See alsoEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (video game)
  2. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  3. The door of the common room is seen magically appearing and disappearing everytime we come across it.


Hogwarts Castle
Locations below ground floor

Boathouse · Boathouse passageway · Chamber of Secrets · Dark Hall · Deathday Party Hall · Detention escape route · Dungeons · Dungeon cave · Dungeon Corridor · Dungeon Five · Dungeon hall · Dungeon Pit · Dungeon Staircase · Entrance Dungeon · Forgotten Cavern · Hieroglyphic Hall · Hogwarts Basement · Hufflepuff Basement · Kitchens · Lever Rooms · Lost Tunnel · Lower Chambers Corridor North-East · Lower Chambers Corridor West · Lower Chambers Portrait Corridor · Poltergeist Passage · Porticus Circumscriptus · Porticus Periculum · Porticus Imago · Porticus Medius · Porticus Olidus · Potion-Mixing Room · Potions basement · Potions Classroom · Prowling Passage · Quidditch cave · Room of Doom · Room of Runes · Severus Snape's office · Shop · Slug Pit · Slughorn's Stairs · Slytherin Boys' Dormitory · Slytherin Duelling Dungeon · Slytherin Dungeon · Slytherin Girls' Dormitory · Undercover route to the Kitchens · Underground Chambers · Vestibule of Mischief · Way to Courtyard

Portraits, statues and other artwork located below ground floor

Basil Fronsac · Bloody Baron · Cecilia Gallerani · Elizabeth Burke · Hooky · Mad old man · Mopsus · Old man · Percival Pratt · Salazar Slytherin · Sleeping hermit · Bearded man with book

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