Voldemort has employed giants in his attacks, after convincing them that he can offer them a better life. Hagrid revealed in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix that he and Madame Maxime went on an Order mission to ask the Giants to take part in the war against Voldemort; however Karkus the Gurg was killed by other Giants, thus Hagrid and Maxime were forced to introduce themselves to Golgomath, the new Gurg. Walden Macnair and other Death Eaters were sent by Voldemort in a mission too to get the Giants into the Dark Lord's side. Giants took part in the Battle of Hogwarts in the end of the series, mostly fighting for Voldemort. Giants either have vaguely Nordic names, such as Hengist and Fridwulfa, or onomatopoeic names like Grawp and Karkus.