Hagrid Arrives is the first moment in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Chapter 4, The Keeper of the Keys.


‘An’ here’s Harry!’ said the giant.

Harry looked up into the fierce, wild, shadowy face and saw that the beetle eyes were crinkled in a smile…



New from J. K. Rowling

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This moment has 3 zoom levels.

Zoom 1

  • The lamp on the ceiling swings when moving over it
  • One of the candles on the mantle above the fireplace can be collected
  • A spider comes out when passing the mouse on the ceiling left to the lamp
  • Mouse over the ceiling right to the lamp will make a wood squeaky sound.

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Zoom three

Nothing of interest here.


The waves can faintly be heard and the wind whistles around the hut. The thunder is ever-present now.

This moment has a snippet from the audio books, read by Stephen Fry (English - UK) or Jim Dale (English - US).

See also

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
The Vanishing Glass
The Cupboard Under the Stairs
The Trip to the Zoo
The Letters from No One
Harry Receives a Mysterious Letter
The Hut on the Rock
The Keeper of the Keys
Hagrid Arrives
Harry Receives His Letter at Last
Diagon Alley
Arriving at Diagon Alley
Harry and Hagrid Visit Gringotts
The Journey from Platform Nine and Three-Quarters
The Hogwarts Express
The Journey to Hogwarts

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