Salazar Slyherin co-founder of Hogwarts

Salazar Slytherin was one of the four founders of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. He was known to be strict, and cruel. He was a pure-blood, and thought that all magic was meant for the pure-bloods.

Magical Skills and AbilitesEdit

  • Parselmouth: Salazar Slytherin was one of the earliest recorded Parselmouths and used this ability to control a basilisk. His house's symbol is a serpent due to this, and he passed this trait on to his descendants.
  • Legilimency: Slytherin was said to have been a skilled Legilimens.
  • Basilisk breeder: Slytherin managed to breed a basilisk and kept it alive in the Chamber of Secrets for over one thousand years, surpassing its average nine-hundred years lifespan.


  • Salzar Slytherin and Godric Gryffindor were good friends, but didnt have the same views. As, Godric was so easy, but Salazar viewed Muggle-Borns didnt deserve to learn magic.
  • Salazar Slytherin and Helga Hufflepuff most likely werent that close, considering she was the best with Muggle-Borns.
  • Salazar Slytherin and Rowena Ravenclaw most likely had a good relationship, considering she shared the same views as Salazar, but not so aggresive.


  • Salazar Slytherin was bald. He had grey hair, his eyes were grey, his skin was light. He had a long grey beard, and a necklace. He looked like a snake. He always had his locket on him.