You might belong in Gryffindor, Where dwell the brave at heart, Their daring, nerve, and chivalry Set Gryffindors apart Gryffindor is one of the four Houses of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, founded by Godric Gryffindor. The particular characteristics of students Sorted into Gryffindor are courage, chivalry, and determination. The emblematic animal is a lion, and its colours are red and gold. Sir Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington, also known as “Nearly Headless Nick” is the house ghost. – Harry Potter: Gryffindor Crest – Rucksack Harry Potter Gryffindor Crest Rucksack Backpack Quidditch School Bag Collectible.