Thunderbird is one of the four houses at Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in North America.[1] It was named after the magical creature of the same name

Thunderbird House is sometimes considered to represent the soul of a witch or wizard. It is also said that Thunderbird favours adventurers.[2]

Thunderbird was named by Chadwick Boot, one of the adopted sons of Isolt Sayre, founder of Ilvermorny.[3]


In 1926, Thunderbird received 289 House points, the lowest of all four houses, but won the Excellence in Runes Cup and Transfiguration Tournament.[4]

Notable Alumni

Wizard(s) Notes
Chadwick Boot Founded and named the House after his favourite animal.[3]
Porpentina Goldstein MACUSA Auror.[5]

Behind the scenes

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