LEGO announce brand new Wizarding World of Harry Potter minifigure collection

It's a sad reality that, despite our wildest dreams, we're unlikely to ever be sorted into a house at Hogwarts.  We've all taken house placement quizzes, I'm sure, and found which group we'd be destined to join.  Personally, though I had myself pegged as a Hufflepuff, somehow I'm a Ravenclaw.  I'm not complaining, mind you.

Even if we won't ever get a chance to get our own wands and try our hardest to not die a horrible, horrible death thanks to the meddlings of a certain dark lord who must not be named, LEGO have the next best thing: Wizarding World minifigures.  Based on both the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts film series, the brand new figures are sure to satisfy fans of both the books and films.  There are fairly obscure characters, like Dean Thomas, fan favorites like Dobby and Luna lovegood, and even the true hero of the Harry Potter narrative: Neville Longbottom.  Now if only they'd make a Hagrid and a Tonks then we'd all be set.

Check out the details below, along with a gallery of hi-res photos featuring the figures in all sorts of wizardy locales.

LEGO® Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ Minifigures Series  

Ages 5+ | $3.99  

Available August 1, 2018  
 
Character Descriptions:  
 
Newt Scamander - As a Magizoologist and author of the book Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Newt Scamander studies magical creatures and educates the Wizarding World about why they are important.  
 
Jacob Kowalski – Jacob Kowalski’s chance encounter with Newt Scamander introduces him to the Wizarding World and takes him on an adventure beyond his wildest dreams.  
 
Tina Goldstein – Tina Goldstein is a smart and determined witch who works for MACUSA (Magical Congress of the United States of America) as an Auror investigating wizarding crimes.  
 
Queenie Goldstein – Free-spirited Queenie Goldstein is Tina’s younger sister and a talented Legilimens who can read minds.    Credence Barebone – Credence Barebone, a troubled young man with a deeply powerful secret, struggles between his mother’s fanatical teachings and his longing for the freedom of the forbidden Wizarding World.   
 
Percival Graves – The Director of Magical Security at the Magical Congress of the United States, Percival Graves is a respected law-enforcing Auror with a mysterious connection to an infamous Dark wizard.  
 
Luna Lovegood – A unique Ravenclaw student at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Luna Lovegood is known for her dreamy behavior and quirky outlook on life.   
 
Neville Longbottom – Neville Longbottom, an earnest Gryffindor student at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, exhibits a deep reserve of courage despite being prone to mishaps and the victim of pranks.  
 
Cho Chang - Cho Chang is the Seeker on the Ravenclaw Quidditch team at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and a brave member of Dumbledore’s Army.  
 
Dean Thomas – Dean Thomas, a Chaser on the Gryffindor Quidditch team at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, is new to the Wizarding World having been raised by Muggles before discovering his magical heritage.  
 
Lord Voldemort – Obsessed with achieving great power and immortality, Dark wizard Lord Voldemort recruited an army of like-minded wizards and evil creatures to serve him in conquering the Wizarding World.  
 
Dobby – A true and loyal friend, Dobby the house-elf disobeys the Malfoy family, his owners, to protect Harry Potter.  
 
Cedric Diggory – The talented, well-liked, and athletic captain of the Hufflepuff Quidditch team, Cedric Diggory is selected alongside Harry Potter as the Hogwarts champion in the dangerous Triwizard Tournament.  
 
Mad-Eye Moody – Alastor “Mad-Eye” Moody is a famous law-enforcing Auror and member of the Order of the Phoenix. At Hogwarts, Mad-Eye becomes the Defense Against the Dark Arts professor.  
 
Professor Flitwick – Small in stature but great in intelligence, Professor Flitwick, Head of Ravenclaw House and Charms Master at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, is known for being a fair teacher with a good sense of humor.  
 
Professor Trelawney – Sybill Trelawney is the Professor of Divination at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and a talented Seer with the magical ability to predict the future.  
 
Albus Dumbledore – Beloved Headmaster of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Albus Dumbledore is considered to be one of the most powerful wizards of all time and is a kind and wise mentor to Harry Potter.  
 
Harry Potter in School Robes – A Gryffindor student at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Harry Potter is accompanied by his pet snowy owl Hedwig and is a skilled wizard and true force for good in the Wizarding World.  
 
Ron Weasley in School Robes – One of Harry Potter’s best friends, Ron Weasley is part of a large family of witches and wizards from which he inherited his unusual pet rat Scabbers.   
 
Hermione Granger in School Robes – Raised by Muggles, Hermione Granger is determined to become the best witch she can be by using hard work and intellect. She is best friends whith Harry Potter and Ron Weasley and is accompanied by her pet cat Crookshanks.  
 
Draco Malfoy in Quidditch Robes – The spoiled, snooty son of a long line of witches and wizards, Draco Malfoy has a well-known rivalry with classmate Harry Potter both on and off the Quidditch field.  
 
Harry Potter in Pajamas – Harry Potter receives an Invisibility Cloak as a surprise Christmas present during his first year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

The figures retail for $3.99 and will be available beginning August 1.

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