"Graves seems to make a decision. He puts on an earnest, trustworthy expression as, from his pocket, he produces a chain bearing the symbol of the Deathly Hallows."
Gellert Grindelwald reveals his Deathly Hallow necklace from his pocket to give it to Credence Barebone.[src]

This necklace belonged to the Dark Wizard Gellert Grindelwald, and was gifted by him to Credence Barebone. It bore the sign of the Deathly Hallows, and was enchanted in such a way that would allow Grindelwald to track the movements of the wearer, and apparate instantly to their location should they have need of him.[1]



"I want you to have this, Credence. I would trust very few with it... few."
— Gellert Grindelwald to Credence Barebone[src]

Credence Barebone with the Sign of the Deathly Hallows necklace around his neck along with Gellert Grindelwald

This necklace was first owned by Gellert Grindelwald before or in 1926. It bore the sign of the Deathly Hallows.[1]

In December 1926 Grindelwald was looking for the magic Obscurial child of immense power in the Second Salem Church in close proximity of Mary Lou Barebone, which he saw in a vision. In addition, he called for assistance from Credence Barebone, the adopted son of Mary Lou Barebone. According to Grindelwald, Credence was the closest to the magic child. Confirming that he was the key in finding the child.[1]

On 7 December 1926, when Grindelwald visited Credence again, he gave this necklace to Credence. The necklace was enchanted in someway, so it would allow Grindelwald to track the movements of the wearer. Grindelwald gave Credence the task that if he found the child, he must touch the Deathly Hallows symbol of the necklace, so he could easly locate him.[1]

Credence Barebone calls for Gellert Grindelwald by holding the sign of the Deathly Hallows necklace after his Obscurus accident

In the night of 7 December 1926, Credence lose control of his Obscurus that accidentally killed his adoption mother and adoption sister which destroyed huge parts of the Second Salem Church. Credence used the necklace by touching the Deathly Hallows symbol soon after the accident. When he did, Grindelwald arrived at the remains of the destroyed Second Salem Church.[1]

It is unknown if Credence Barebone was still in possession of the necklace by 1927.


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