Wampus is one of the four houses at Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in North America.[1] It was named after the magical creature of the same name.

Wampus House is sometimes considered to represent the body of a witch or wizard. It is also said that Wampus favours warriors.[2]


In 1926, Wampus received 450 House points, the highest of the four houses, and won the Excellence in Potions Cup and Arithmancy Achievement Accolade awards.[3]

Known Wampuses

Name Period Attending Ilvermorny Notes
Webster Boot c. 1631 - 1638 One of the original two students. Founded and named the house after his favourite animal.

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Notes and references

Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft and Wizardry
Ilvermorny Houses
Horned Serpent ClearBG 2
Wampus ClearBG 2
Thundebird ClearBG 2
Pukwudgie ClearBG 2
Namesake Founders
Isolt Sayre · Webster Boot · Chadwick Boot · James Steward
Subjects offered
Arithmancy · Charms · Creature Care · Defence Against the Dark Arts ·
Potions · Study of Ancient Runes · Transfiguration · Xylomancy