If you sorted into Slytherin in Hogwarts Legacy, you will meet an odd NPC by the name Ominis Gaunt. The Gaunt family name should ring a bell to the fans of the Harry Potter series. Gaunts have been descendants of Salazar Slytherin. Does that mean he is the same Gaunt from the Salazar family or is he someone else? Here is everything you should know about Ominis Gaunt in Hogwarts Legacy and how he is related to Lord Voldemort.
Is Ominis Gaunt Related to Voldemort in Hogwarts Legacy?
Yes, Ominis Gaunt is an Ancestor of Voldemort. While Voldemort has not yet been born during the events of this game, you can meet one of the members from his ancestry. And as it turns out, it happens to be Ominis Gaunt, someone you least expect to be related to Lord Voldemort. While the game doesn’t tell you where exactly Ominis fall in the Salazar Family tree. But he definitely is an Ancestor of Voldemort.
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Who Is Ominis Gaunt?
Ominis Gaunt is a student you meet in Hogwarts Legacy after joining the house Slytherin. He is a descendant of Salazar Slytherin and one of the few purebloods from the House Gaunt. Upon talking to him you will find out that he isn’t very proud of being a member of the house Gaunt. Interestingly he opposes the use of Dark Arts and unforgivable curses like the spell Crucio. Sadly, because he refused to use it on Muggles, his father would use it on him as a form of punishment. This not only traumatized him but also turned him bitter and distrusting of other people.
But he wasn’t the only one who opposed the use of Dark Arts in his family. His favorite aunt, Noctua Gaunt also believed that there had to be more to Salazar Slytherin than just the insistence of pure-bloods.
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