At least some content in this article is derived from information featured in Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery. Spoilers will be present within the article.
An Assassin is an individual that is hired to commit a targeted murder, often for political reasons, though they could also serve as hired killers, making them something akin to death-dealing bounty hunters.
In the late 1980s, a dangerous group of Dark wizards called 'R' solicited the services of an assassin to murder a Hogwarts student to prevent them from thwarting their plans pertaining to the Cursed Vaults.
- Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery (First appearance)