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{{Quote|NO - HURT - HERMY!|Grawp|Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (video game)}}
 
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'''Grawp''' is a [[giant]] who, although standing 16 feet tall, is short by giant standards. He is [[Rubeus Hagrid]]'s maternal half-brother.
 
'''Grawp''' is a [[giant]] who, although standing 16 feet tall, is short by giant standards. He is [[Rubeus Hagrid]]'s maternal half-brother.
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==Biography==
 
==Biography==
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Hagrid brought Grawp back to [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry|Hogwarts]] with him after his visit to the giants in [[1995]], mainly because the other giants were picking on him because of his height. Hagrid kept Grawp in the [[Forbidden Forest]] for months, teaching him manners and bits of English. Grawp was rather violent over the course of the year: known at times to empty bird nests and let the eggs be destroyed, attempt to rip up the trees that he was tied to, as well as attack his brother Hagrid and attempt to grab [[Hermione Granger]]; however, in [[1996]], he became more docile. He attended Dumbledore's funeral where he comforted his half brother.
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=== Early life ===
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Around 1931, the giantess Fridwulfa abandoned her human husband, Mr. Hagrid, and her young son, Rubeus, a Half-Giant, who was smaller in stature than she would have liked. She rejoined her own kind in the mountains, and there she she found a mate in an unknown giant. She later gave birth to Grawp, who despite being a full-blooded giant, was still particularly small. As such, she abandoned her second son as well.
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=== Second Wizarding War ===
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[[Rubeus Hagrid]], along with [[Olympe Maxime]], paid a visit to a tribe of giants in [[1995]], on the orders of [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry|Hogwarts]] [[Professor]] and [[Headmaster]] [[Albus Dumbledore]], to try and bring the giants over as their allies in the [[Second Wizarding War]] against [[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]] and his [[Death Eaters]]. Hagrid brought Grawp back to [[Hogwarts Castle|Hogwarts]] with him, mainly because the other giants were picking on him because of his height. Hagrid kept Grawp in the [[Forbidden Forest]] for months, teaching him manners and bits of English. Grawp was rather violent over the course of the year: known at times to empty bird nests and let the eggs be destroyed, attempt to rip up the trees that he was tied to, as well as attack his brother Hagrid and attempt to grab [[Hermione Granger]]; however, in [[1996]], he became more docile. He attended [[Funeral of Albus Dumbledore|Dumbledore's funeral]] where he comforted his half brother.
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[[File:Grawp.gif|thumb|200px|left|Grawp in the Forbidden Forest]]
 
[[File:Grawp.gif|thumb|200px|left|Grawp in the Forbidden Forest]]
   
Grawp hid, along with Hagrid, in the caves near Hogwarts while [[Harry Potter]], [[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]], and Hermione searched for [[Tom Riddle|Voldemort]]'s [[Horcrux]]es, and participated in the [[Battle of Hogwarts]]. As they could hear Voldemort's enhanced voice from their cave, they came to the battle as quickly as they could. Grawp lifted Hagrid into the castle, fought
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Grawp hid, along with Hagrid, in the caves near Hogwarts while [[Harry Potter]], [[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]], and Hermione searched for [[Tom Riddle|Voldemort]]'s [[Horcrux]]es, and participated in the [[Battle of Hogwarts]]. As they could hear Voldemort's enhanced voice from their cave, they came to the battle as quickly as they could. Grawp lifted Hagrid into the castle, fought
against the other giants (who were on [[Tom Riddle|Voldemort]]'s side, and it was remarked that compared to the other giants he was indeed small), and ultimately survived the battle. He disappeared initially when the first part of the battle ended but returned to fight the other giants this time with the help of Buckbeak and the Thestrals, and presumably defeated them.
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against the other giants (who were on [[Tom Riddle|Voldemort]]'s side, and it was remarked that compared to the other giants he was indeed small), and ultimately survived the battle. He disappeared initially when the first part of the battle ended but returned to fight the other giants, this time with the help of [[Buckbeak]] the [[hippogriff]] and the [[Thestrals]], and presumably defeated them.
   
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==

Revision as of 16:15, August 30, 2009

"NO - HURT - HERMY!"
—Grawp[src]

Grawp is a giant who, although standing 16 feet tall, is short by giant standards. He is Rubeus Hagrid's maternal half-brother.


Biography

Early life

Around 1931, the giantess Fridwulfa abandoned her human husband, Mr. Hagrid, and her young son, Rubeus, a Half-Giant, who was smaller in stature than she would have liked. She rejoined her own kind in the mountains, and there she she found a mate in an unknown giant. She later gave birth to Grawp, who despite being a full-blooded giant, was still particularly small. As such, she abandoned her second son as well.

Second Wizarding War

Rubeus Hagrid, along with Olympe Maxime, paid a visit to a tribe of giants in 1995, on the orders of Hogwarts Professor and Headmaster Albus Dumbledore, to try and bring the giants over as their allies in the Second Wizarding War against Lord Voldemort and his Death Eaters. Hagrid brought Grawp back to Hogwarts with him, mainly because the other giants were picking on him because of his height. Hagrid kept Grawp in the Forbidden Forest for months, teaching him manners and bits of English. Grawp was rather violent over the course of the year: known at times to empty bird nests and let the eggs be destroyed, attempt to rip up the trees that he was tied to, as well as attack his brother Hagrid and attempt to grab Hermione Granger; however, in 1996, he became more docile. He attended Dumbledore's funeral where he comforted his half brother.


Grawp

Grawp in the Forbidden Forest

Grawp hid, along with Hagrid, in the caves near Hogwarts while Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, and Hermione searched for Voldemort's Horcruxes, and participated in the Battle of Hogwarts. As they could hear Voldemort's enhanced voice from their cave, they came to the battle as quickly as they could. Grawp lifted Hagrid into the castle, fought against the other giants (who were on Voldemort's side, and it was remarked that compared to the other giants he was indeed small), and ultimately survived the battle. He disappeared initially when the first part of the battle ended but returned to fight the other giants, this time with the help of Buckbeak the hippogriff and the Thestrals, and presumably defeated them.

Behind the scenes

  • His name may come from all the other giants telling him to get bigger. When asked his name, he just responded what most people told him: "Grawp!" (grow up).
  • The Order of the Phoenix (film) showed Grawp as less of a violent giant and more of a "high spirited", inquisitive child, as his half-brother, Hagrid, said. Ron is present for the meeting along with Harry and Hermione. During the meeting, Grawp grabs Hermione who is firmly commanded to put her down by Ron. After doing so he gives her one of his "toys" to play with (a broken bicycle handle with the bell still intact); she rings it, making him happy, then gives it back to him. Ron attempts to free Hermione in the grabbing incident by whacking him on the leg with a stick (which breaks). Grawp pushes him away with his leg. Ron then warns him to keep away from Hermione. Hagrid asks the trio to look after his brother, which they agree to (Harry is seen nodding, although also looking as though it might be a difficult task). Later Grawp is shown to have escaped from his restraining rope when Harry and Hermione lead Dolores Umbridge into the Forbidden Forest. He grabs Umbridge, who calls him a "filthy animal". He drops her when a centaur shoots him in the arm with an arrow. Harry and Hermione thank him before returning to the castle.

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