An elderly and acclaimed wandmaker; he used to have a shop in Diagon Alley and he made most British wizards' wands. He has a piercing stare and Harry often feels uncomfortable around him. Voldemort captures Ollivander over the summer, hoping to use his extensive knowledge of wandlore to give him the information he needs to defeat Harry. Though Ollivander tells Voldemort what he knows when Voldemort tortures him, the twin cores of Harry and Voldemort's wands are so rare that his information ends up being incorrect. He forms a close bond with Luna when both he and Luna are imprisoned at Malfoy Manor, and Dobby saves Ollivander when he arrives to rescue Harry.
Ollivander Character Timeline in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
The timeline below shows where the character Ollivander appears in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...believed him. The pain reaches a peak and Harry hears and sees Voldemort yelling at Ollivander that using another person's wand was supposed to work. Harry returns to his own mind... (full context)
...unties them with a nail after using Ron's Deluminator to give them light. Harry sees Ollivander in the corner and notices that Griphook is barely conscious. Upstairs, Bellatrix interrogates Hermione about... (full context)