House-elves are fictional creatures from the Harry Potter Universe. They are used by wizards and witches as servants and will obey anything they order. They are loyal to any family they belong to, but may be freed if they are given an item of clothing.
 Known house-elves
- Dobby - Dobby was formerly the Malfoys' house-elf, but was freed by Harry Potter.
- Kreacher - The former house-elf of the Black family. Kreacher is under the command of Harry.
- Winky - Winky was the house-elf of the Crouch family, but works in the Hogwarts kitchen.