The Room of Rewards is a secret room at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry that notes students' various achievements. It can be accessed via the portrait of Vindictus Viridian on the Grand Staircase.[1]


In 1995, Myrtle Warren showed Harry Potter where the secret entrance to the room was located. Although Viridian's portrait initially refused to grant them access, Hermione Granger persuaded him by telling him that Harry would talk Myrtle into hanging around his portrait regularly. Not wishing to be bothered by the wailing ghost, Viridian gave in to her blackmail and grudgingly allowed them to enter, telling Hermione that she "had a vindictive streak to be admired."[1]


Notes and references

Hogwarts Castle
Locations on the sixth floor

Classroom 6A · Classroom 6B · Corridor · Disused bathroom · East Wing · Empty classroom · Floor 6 Bonus · Glanmore Peakes' Corridor · Horace Slughorn's office · Room of Rewards · Storeroom · Trophy Room · Writing Supplies Room · Staircase between the sixth-floor and seventh-floor corridor

Portraits, statues and other artwork located on the sixth floor

Damara Dodderidge · Edgar Stroulger · Edessa Sakndenberg · Glanmore Peakes · Selina Sapworthy · Skeleton in a top hat · Portrait in storeroom · Temeritus Shanks · Vindictus Viridian · Wendelin the Weird

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