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DracoTok Is Back For Fall & ‘Harry Potter’ Fans Are Getting Nostalgic

Messrs. Moony, Wormtail, Padfoot, and Prongs are proud to welcome you back to the enchanting realm of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. The long-awaited revival of DracoTok on TikTok has ignited a whirlwind of magic and nostalgia, reigniting the passion among die-hard Potterheads and reigniting the captivating allure of the series.

While it isn’t quite Platform 9 ¾, TikTok’s platform has transformed into a virtual Hogwarts, where Harry Potter enthusiasts explore the depths of character dynamics, conjure their own magical narratives, and immerse themselves in the world they hold dear. The latest sensation to cast its spell is DracoTok, a resurgence that brings to life the enigmatic Draco Malfoy and his fellow Hogwarts companions.

The return of DracoTok carries a hint of nostalgia, taking us back to its fall 2020 origins. It’s not just a fall tradition, but also a reminder of the quarantine period when TikTokers united to rejuvenate the Harry Potter fandom after the movies. Beyond marking the season shift, DracoTok links our present to a time when the Wizarding World offered solace in lockdown. It’s a celebration of community, shared passions, and a fictional realm that enchants across generations.

Of course, the charm doesn’t stop at Draco himself. Alongside the familiar faces, exciting new characters, like Mattheo Riddle and Lorenzo Berkshire, are taking TikTok by storm, offering fresh perspectives on the Harry Potter universe and Slytherin house. As the community delves into these new additions, they continue to deepen their connection to the magical world beyond the books pages and the silver screen.

As Sept. 1 arrives and the Hogwarts Express leaves the station, the image of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry truly comes to life. The vivid memories of cozy common rooms, crackling fires, and grand feasts in the dining hall resurface for fans. This nostalgia harmonizes with the academic start of fall, making it an ideal season for the grand return of DracoTok.

Venturing into the DracoTok realm is definitely mischief managed. The bewitching allure of DracoTok and the captivating reactions of the Harry Potter boys have not only reached even the most devoted fans but also the muggles (I mean friendly TikTok users). Each of the video edits and fanfic-like narratives, has forged an unbreakable bond between fans and their beloved characters. 

Is anyone else totally immersed in DracoTok or even re-reading the entire Harry Potter series this fall? It’s like an irresistible spell you can’t resist. (Siriusly, pun intended!) From playful interactions to the more daring and ‘spicy’ imaginings, fans are solemnly up to no good in creative mischief and enthusiastically welcoming the short stories that delve into different situations and relationships. 

As you rediscover the enchanting pages of Harry Potter and embrace the captivating magic of DracoTok, this fall is filled with a bewitching allure that will leave you absolutely spellbound.

Lily Brown

Emerson '25

Lily Brown is a writer at the Her Campus National Writers Program. She writes for the Style and Culture verticals on the site, including fashion, beauty, decor, digital, and entertainment coverage. Beyond Her Campus, this fall Lily will be a junior at Emerson College in Boston, MA, majoring in Journalism with a Publishing minor. She works as the Creative Director for the on-campus lifestyle publication, Your Magazine, where she establishes and curates the conceptual design and content for the entire publication ranging from style, romance, music, pop culture, personal identity, and college experiences. She has written and photographed for Your Mag along with several other on-campus magazines. Lily was recently recognized for her work on YM and awarded an EVVY for Outstanding Print Publication. In her free time, Lily maybe spends a little too much time keeping a close eye on captivating red carpet and runway fashion, and binge-watching her favorite shows. She also enjoys expressing her thoughts through creative writing, exploring new destinations, serving delectable ice cream and cookies at a local bake shop, and blasting ABBA, Dua Lipa, Harry Styles, and Lady Gaga on Spotify. Additionally, she actively contributes to fostering a sense of community among college residents as a dedicated Residential Assistant.