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"What is history? This is history. To you, this might be a boring old rock, but to me, it's part of the delicate tapestry of events that saved Hogwarts. Let me tell you where this rock has been!"
— Professor Gorski introducing his subject to students[src]

Professor Jakub Gorski was a wizard who was the visiting History of Magic Professor during the 2009–2010 school year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.[1][2][3]

Biography

"History is everywhere. You just need to know how to find it. I've been all over the world, from the highest mountains to the deepest seas, looking for treasure... Ummm... I mean history... wherever I can find it. I'm your visiting Professor Jakub Gorski."
— Professor Gorski to his students regarding his travels and love of history[src]

Before the 2009–2010 school year at Hogwarts, the Dark Wizard Bly, in search of the Turner family's heirloom, bewitched Gorski with the Imperius Curse, and then transformed into his lemur Animagus form, disgusing himself as Gorski's animal assistant.[1]

Professor Gorski began his first lesson with second-year students with a short speech and introduced himself to them. He talked about historical artefacts and assigned the students the homework of identifying a rare object or uncovering a mystery. Throughout the school year, possibly under the instruction of Bly, he met a group of students (including Lottie Turner) several times in the castle and checked out their progress of the assignment. He also visited the Hog's Head Inn in Hogsmeade and traded with a Dark Wizard, which was noticed by the students.[1]

Gorski was later confronted by the students in the History of Magic Classroom and acted very suspiciously. He tried to explain but couldn't give up Bly's name, and enchanted the suits of armour in the classroom to attack the students under Bly's control. When Bly fled, Gorski fell down to the floor. Professor McGonagall soon came and instructed the students to return to the dormitories, before which Gorski gave them a warning not to let Bly find the artefact first.[1]

After Bly was defeated by the students, Gorski handed Lottie a portrait of her father inside the container of the family heirloom, allowing the father and daughter to reunite.[1]

Magical abilities and skills

Appearances

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Notes and references

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 Harry Potter: Magic Awakened
  2. This page from the official website of NetEase states that the story starts ten years after the Battle of Hogwarts ("游戏故事时间设定在霍格沃茨大战十年之后")
  3. Although the player can attend his class even if they are in the first year, the story of the second year suggests he only starts teaching in that year.
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