47 Cool and Magical Harry Potter Inspired Tattoos

The wizarding world of Harry Potter is loved by generations across the globe. So, it is no surprise that the books and movies have inspired tattoos. If you are thinking about getting a magical piece of body art, you need to check out our 47 cool Harry Potter tattoos. We have something for every fan from including quotes, spells and more. Take a look to find you favourite, we love them all!

1. Cute Harry Potter Theme Tattoo

First up we have this super cute Harry Potter theme tattoo. The art features a broomstick with little designs dangling from it. Each small tattoo features an iconic image from the movies and books. We can see the Golden Snitch, the Deathly Hallows symbol and more. You could recreate a tattoo like this with your favourite pieces and include things you love.

2. Deathly Hallows Symbol Idea

The symbol of the Deathly Hallows is iconic, majority of fans know this design as soon as they see it. This next tattoo idea features a small black ink Deathly Hallows symbol. We think this idea is very cool as when other HP fans see it they will know you are a fan to. You could have something like this placed almost anywhere on the body, it would make a great first tattoo.

3. Expecto Patronum Tattoo

Next, we have a beautiful tattoo design that features the spell Expecto Patronum. This charm is a fan favourite because each animal that appears is different to each person. This art has the stag which is Harry Potter’s animal. You could recreate something like this or have fun take a quiz and have your very own animal created.

4. Polyjuice Potion Design Idea

Any fan of the Harry Potter will know all about Polyjuice Potion! This design idea features a cool tattoo version of the famous potion. You could have a unique tattoo like this recreated larger or smaller and have it placed almost anywhere on the body.

5. Creative Mischief Managed Tattoo

Our next tattoo idea is an awesome piece of artwork that uses various Harry Potter themes. You have mischief managed from the Marauder’s Map, the Golden Snitch, Harry Potter’s glasses and scar, platform 9 ¾ sign and a H for Hogwarts. We love this tattoo because it uses designs from across the series.

6. Cool Platform 9 3/4 Tattoo

Platform 9 ¾ is the gateway to Hogwarts. This tattoo design features the numbers of the platform with subtle HP themes. We can see the Deathly Hallows symbol and a little lightning bolt. This is such a cute tattoo, you could have a similar design but smaller and place it elsewhere on the body. The wrist would be a great choice.

7. Felix Felicis Tattoo Idea

Bring yourself some luck with a Felix Felicis tattoo. Felix Felicis or Liquid Luck is a potion that brings whoever drinks it luck and success for a limited time. We know you cannot drink it, but the tattoo makes a great good luck charm. We love this quirky idea!

Felix Felicis Tattoo Idea

Source: @folkartno.1

8. Dobby the House Elf Tattoo

Dobby the House Elf is one of the most loved characters of the series. Our next idea features a small black ink portrait of him with the words freedom underneath and a lightning bolt in the background. This tattoo is perfect for the fans who consider Dobby their favourite character. You could recreate this in different ways to.

9. Hogwarts Castle Tattoo Idea

One of the most iconic scenes in the movies is when we see Hogwarts for the first time. Our next tattoo captures this magical moment and makes it into stunning body art. This black ink tattoo features an intricate design of Hogwarts and you can even see the little boats sailing towards the school. We love this awesome ink!

10. Stunning Phoenix Tattoo

As many will know the magical Phoenix Fawkes is Dumbledore’s loyal friend. Next on our list is this stunning Phoenix tattoo idea. The detail and colors used in this design are beautiful. A tattoo like this will wow the HP fans but also the people who aren’t. This tattoo represents the series but is a great tattoo on its own to.

11. The Dark Mark Tattoo

Our next tattoo idea is for the fans of the villains! Here we have a cool design that features the Dark Mark. The Dark Mark is tattooed onto Lord Voldemort’s followers and is used to show loyalty and to summon him. This is a fun and quirky idea, you could even have something similar recreated but smaller in size.

12. Stag Patronus Tattoo

If you liked the Patronus tattoo featured earlier in the post, then you may like this one to. Instead of featuring the actual spell this one just has the animal design. This is a more delicate tattoo and it would suit anyone. You could have any animal designed into a Patronus charm like this.

Stag Patronus Tattoo

Source: @tattoomeow

13. Cute Free Elf Tattoo Design

Next, we have another Dobby inspired tattoo. This body art features a sock with the words free elf. We love this idea because it is unique and features the item that made Dobby free from his masters. This is a must-have for any Dobby fan.

Cute Free Elf Tattoo Design

Source: @rodserica

14. Cool Harry Potter Broomstick Tattoo Idea

Broomsticks and flying is one of the coolest things about the wizarding world. This fan had a broomstick tattooed on their arm. It is an awesome tattoo that could be recreated bigger or smaller depending on the tattoo location. Something like this would suit everyone.

15. Harry Potter’s Glasses and Scar Tattoo Design

If you think about Harry Potter’s appearance you will probably think of his glasses and lightning bolt scar. Our next cute tattoo features these two iconic things. A tattoo like this could be quite subtle if placed on the wrist or anywhere else covered. This makes it a great choice for people having their first tattoo.

Harry Potter's Glasses and Scar Tattoo Design

Source: @lobbytattoo

16. Lumos Spell Tattoo

Next, we have a design inspired by one of the many spells. This small wrist tattoo features the spell Lumos. A tattoo like this would suit anyone and is cool and quirky way to show you are a HP fan. You could recreate something similar or choose your favourite spell.

Lumos Spell Tattoo

Source: @vez_87

17. Marauder’s Map Design

Our next design is inspired by the magical Marauder’s Map. The tattoo is so awesome because the design looks very similar to the map. There are many ways you could recreate this tattoo for yourself. Maybe make the design smaller or even add some of the footprints from the map.

Marauder's Map Design

Source: @tuiturart

18. The Golden Snitch Tattoo

Fan of Quidditch? Then consider having a tattoo of the Golden Snitch. This body art is quite simple but really captures the Snitch’s design. It is a very cute tattoo that would look cool on anyone. You could even have this inked bigger or smaller and placed on other parts of the body.

The Golden Snitch Tattoo

Source: @saveetat

19. Watercolor Harry Potter Tattoo

Next, we have another tattoo idea with multiple Harry Potter themes. This one features the Patronus Stag, Deathly Hallows Symbol and the quote Always. The quote is a very popular tattoo idea as it is said by one of the stories best loved characters Professor Snape. A similar design could be recreated for you with different colors and different symbols.

20. Trendy Wand Finger Tattoo

Looking for a subtler tattoo? Then this next pick could be for you. Here we have a trendy finger tattoo that is designed to look like a wand. Finger tattoos are very stylish so a wand like this would be a great choice. You could have any wand design created to make it unique to you.

21. Dobby Tattoo Idea

Our next tattoo is truly a work of art! Here we have a portrait of Dobby the House Elf. The design features dobby wearing a pillowcase and holding a sock. A tattoo like this is bold and makes a statement but it will wow anyone who sees it.

22. Harry Potter Always Theme Tattoo

If you want a tattoo that features a HP quote, then consider going for Always. It is an iconic line from the series and makes a beautiful tattoo. You could simply have the quote or go for something more unique like this. Some of the letters have a Harry Potter theme. You could have this created in any font and with any small designs.

23. Sorting Hat Design Idea

Last on our list is a tattoo of the Sorting Hat. This magical hat design is in black ink and features awesome shading. A tattoo like this would suit everyone and you could have it bigger to make more of a statement or choose a smaller and subtler version. Either way you will have one cool Harry Potter tattoo!

Sorting Hat Design Idea

Source: @jp___tattoo

24. Harry Potter Rib Tattoo

Next, we have a beautiful rib tattoo design to show you. Here we have a stag and a doe with the quote “Always” and the Deathly Hallows symbol too. This is a stunning tattoo because the stag and doe Patronus animals represent Harry’s parents James and Lily. This is perfect for any Harry Potter fan it would be great as a couples tattoo too.

Harry Potter Always Tattoo Idea

Source: @ambresrrs

25. Harry Potter Behind the Ear Tattoo

The next tattoo is one of our favorites. Here we have a winged key with the Deathly Hallows symbol. Many fans will remember the flying keys that protected the Philosopher’s Stone in the first book and this key also has the symbol which is from the last the book. So, it is perfect for those who have been fans from the very beginning to the end.

Harry Potter Behind the Ear Tattoo


26. Matching Harry Potter Tattoos

Next, we have a beautiful hip tattoo design to show you. Here we have Harry’s glasses with the quote “Thank you, Harry”. The design is simple yet so stunning. This is perfect for any Harry Potter fan and it would be great as a couples or BFF’s tattoo.

Matching Harry Potter Tattoos

Source: @ira_deer

27. Charming Motifs Tattoo

The next tattoo is one of our favorites. Here we have a charming tattoo design that combines some of Harry Potter’s most memorable motifs. This tattoo is the perfect and permanent way to show off your love of Harry Potter.

28. Watercolor Hogwarts Tattoo

Here we have a stunning Hogwarts tattoo design. The tattoo is beautiful and the detail is amazing. A design like this can be placed anywhere and it will suit everyone.

Watercolor Hogwarts Tattoo


29. Tiny Tattoo

Looking for a unique Harry Potter inspired tattoo? Then this could be perfect for you. This design features tiny Harry Potter glasses and the lightning bolt. We think this tattoo is perfect for any fan of the books and movies. Something smaller like this would be a great pick as a first tattoo.

30. Harry Potter Theme Tattoo

Harry Potter themed tattoos are very popular and with our next pick, we can see why. Here we have a small wand tattoo with iconic designs from the Harry Potter series. The tattoos feature the Sorting Hat, the Golden Snitch and more. We love how the motifs are placed on the magic wand as this is something we haven’t seen that often. Such an unique idea, right?

31. Black Ink Golden Snitch

Next, we have another Golden Snitch tattoo. This tattoo is a little subtler than the one we featured earlier in the post. The Golden Snitch here is just black ink and it has been placed on the arm. We love this design because it is minimal, stylish and it stands out. Try and recreate this or you can have a smaller version placed anywhere.

32. Watercolor Magic Wand

Our next tattoo design is a stylish and cute tattoo that will suit anyone. Here we have Harry’s magic wand with beautiful, watercolor effect. This tattoo will cast a spell over any Harry Potter fan!

Watercolor Magic Wand Tattoo

Source: @lulens

33. Dementor Tattoo Design

Every Harry Potter fan will remember the foul creatures called Dementors. Even though throughout the series they drained the happiness out of the characters, a Dementor does look amazing as a tattoo. As you can see, this Dementor tattoo looks awesome and it captures their scary appearance perfectly. It is a cool tattoo idea and it is perfect for those who like the villains of HP too.

Dementor Tattoo Design


34. Expecto Patronum

Browsing through Instagram, we stumbled upon this simple yet stunning tattoo. Opt for this design to always carry a bit of magic with you.

Expecto Patronum Tattoo Idea

Source: @monikeink

35. Sorting Hat

We love this Sorting Hat tattoo! It is a must-have for any Harry Potter fan.

36. Matching Wands

Looking for matching tattoo designs? Then this next idea could be perfect for you! Here we have two people with magic wands tattooed on their arms. Tattoos like these would be perfect for friends, family members or couples. You can recreate these wands or create your own unique wand designs.

37. Magic Wand & Motifs

Speaking of magic wands, here is another cool design. This design features Harry Potter’s wand, the Golden Snitch, potion and a small Deathly Hallows symbol. It is a cool and unique tattoo that all the Harry Potter fans will love. Recreate the black ink design or you could add some color.

38. Golden Snitch Tattoo

Show off your love of Quidditch with this unique Golden Snitch tattoo. Here we have a tattoo design that features the Snitch but this one is actually inked in gold. This is a cool tattoo that will suit everyone. You can, of course, try a similar design without the gold.

Golden Snitch Tattoo

Source: @kozo_tattoo

39. Colorful HP Tattoo

Our next tattoo features three most popular HP motifs – Harry’s glasses and lightning bolt, the Deathly Hallows symbol and the Golden Snitch. This is very cool tattoo and is a must-have for any HP fan or for anyone who loves vibrant and colorful tattoos.

40. Hogwarts School Tattoo

Next, we have a tattoo idea that features Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry! It is an awesome tattoo and it will look amazing on anyone. This is one of the coolest HP tattoos that we have seen.

Black Ink Hogwarts Tattoo


41. Pretty Wand Tattoo

The next tattoo idea we have to show you will fill your world with magic. With this tattoo, Harry Potter will forever live in your heart.

Wand Harry Potter Tattoo

Source: @terryemi

42. Deathly Hallows + Roses

Here we have a Deathly Hallows symbol adorned with roses. It is a cute little design that can be placed anywhere on the body.

Deathly Hallows Symbol with Roses

Source: @lulens

43. Cute HP Themed Tattoo

Next, we have another HP themed tattoo. This one features six tiny Harry Potter motifs – Snitch, Harry’s scar, the Deathly Hallows symbol, Platform 9 3/4, Dobby’s sock and Harry’s glasses. Cute and simple!

Harry Potter Themed Tattoo

Source: @lahdionizio

44. Skele-Gro

When we saw this tattoo, we knew that we just had to share it with you. This design features the Skele-Gro potion. This potion was used when Harry Potter lost the bones in his arm. The potion bottle is super cool and as you can see, it looks amazing as a tattoo. You can recreate this or have a smaller version of the bottle placed elsewhere on the body.

45. Hogwarts Letter Idea

Everyone wanted a Hogwarts letter when they were a child. Well, now you sort of can have one. Here we have a small tattoo that features a Hogwarts envelope. It is a cute tattoo and you will finally be able to say that you have your letter. A design like this is perfect for those who want a subtle tattoo and it would be great as a first tattoo too.

46. Floral Deathly Hallows Tattoo

Floral tattoos have become very popular and here is stylish Harry Potter design that you could try. Here we have the Deathly Hallows symbol that is tattooed on the arm. It is a simple design but it really makes a statement. A tattoo like this will suit everyone and it can easily be covered up if you need it to be.

Floral Deathly Hallows Tattoo

Source: @straddles

47. Cute Harry Potter Illustration

If you are looking for a cute and unique tattoo, then this is for you. Here we have an illustration of Harry Potter and Hedwig. It is an unusual design and it is perfect for anyone who loves cute and cartoonish tattoos. A tattoo like this can be placed anywhere on the body.

We hope you have found the perfect design for your next tattoo!

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