Best Harry Potter Charactersmature
The Top Ten
Love her! I fantasize her doing everything! Dueling wizards, flying brooms, conjuring spells! Go Granger! A priceless gem for Gryffindor! - micks
She was my crush since the first harry potter movie. Pretty, witty, brave, friendly (most of the time), and she's just the girl I'm looking for.
She cool, charming, intelligent and lovable.!
This is so amazing shes totally the best and also my fave other than lunaV 268 Comments
HARRY POTTER has to be at number 1! Who saved the Philosopher's stone? Who got rid of Riddle and the dementors? Who saved sirius and escaped voldemort? Who helped dumbledore in getting slughorn's memory? Last but not the least, WHO THE RUDDY HELL KILLED VOLDEMORT? IT WAS HARRY POTTER!
After reading Deathly Hallows many times I have just realized that Snape would never have saved harry if he hadn't been on dumbledore's side. And he would have never been on dumbledore's side if he hadn't loved Lily Potter. It was lily potter who saved harry from voldemort. So actually, Lily should be at no. 2!
This list is about who is objectively the best character, not who is the most heroic. Lily was a total Mary Sue (the biggest one in the series). She should absolutely not be number two. - Ravenclaw
I love harry! He's brave to a fault, compassionate, modest, smart and selfless. He does have his flaws but that's what makes him so great. He's probably went through more than any other character in the series but he still battles on. Despite his outbursts, I think he handles everything surprisingly well considering how much he's got to deal with and the fact that he's also a teenager. He's also the lord of sass. Plus... He's the boy who lived... Need I say more - lily_hp
Harry should be number 1. Because who saved the world from voldemort.
I know Hermione had her moments. I know all the characters are amazing. But no one of them achieved what Harry did. None of them stared death in the face time and time again, suffered losses of such epic proportions, fought so hard for people who had done so much to hurt him. Although he had help, he battled so much alone. Maybe Hermione would have been capable of the same things were she in his position. But she wasn't. Every single character in the series is amazingly complex and incredible in their own way but Harry Potter leaves them all behind. He is brave, loyal, kind, resourceful, clever, determined and relatable. He will always be my favourite character.
Harry has to be number one he's the greatest!V 202 Comments
Severus Snape is the man that every mother should teach her little boy to be. Yes, he made mistakes. A lot of them, actually. And yes, most of the time, you wanted to punch the living daylights out of him and watch him writhe in pain on the floor, but all that was a ruse. He was tough as nails, and wasn't the most socially graced person to walk the Earth, but he was loyal to what he loved. The only thing he loved, truly loved, was Lily Evans; his only friend and confidant. Until the day of his death, he lived his life in a manner that (he hoped) would make Lily proud of him. I kind of think that he did. He defended the last remain of her flesh and blood, borderline cared for him with every last drop of blood in his body. He was fierce and fearless, and brilliant. I could only wish that every man would do that for the woman they loved. I sure do hope that my kids do.
This is interesting because I don't think that being a role model was the point of Snape's character at all. I think he's a good character because he's complex and interesting. I don't really consider him a nice person or someone to be looked up to. - Ravenclaw
Severus Snape was the farthest from a perfect man you could get, but he was the bravest and most selfless man you could ever meet. Whatever the reason for his actions (guilt, unrequited love, maybe even some morality), he was willing to risk his life for Harry Potter. He was willing to take on and lose his life to the most powerful Dark Wizard ever know AND die being known as one of the worst villains.
Many people question Snape's treatment of his students. However, keep in mind, he had to treat them poorly to be a believable spy as Voldemort had loyal spies everywhere. He hated Neville because the prophecy could have been about him, and if Voldemort had believed that, Lily would have likely lived. He hated Harry because James Potter was a horrendous bully to him. While James may have "grown up a bit", which is never shown, it doesn't excuse him of his actions. When Snape looked at Harry, all he could see was James and losing Lily. DESPITE THIS, he still protected him with his ...more
He saved Harry, died for Harry and became a Death-Eater for the order of the Pheonix!
His life is a metaphor for my life.V 214 Comments
::Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone::
"'you think he meant you to do it [save the Stone]? " said Ron. "Sending you you're father's cloak and everything? "
"Well, " Hermione exploded. "if he did - I mean to say - that's terrible - you could have been killed. "
"No, it isn't. " said Harry thoughtfully. "He's a funny man, Dumbledore. I think he sort of wanted to give me a chance. I think he knows more or less everything that goes on here, you know. I reckon he had a pretty good idea we were going to try, and instead of stopping us, he just taught us enough to help. I don't think it was an accident he let me find out how the mirror worked. It's almost like he thought I had the right to face Voldemort if I could... "
You are wring, I hate to be the one to break it to you but you are all wrong. Albus Dumbledore is the greatest character ever. He's complexed in a way that isn't revealed until the seventh book and even with his past he still shows a genuine care for Harry. His character is dynamic and thorough especially his dialogue and how he almost always speaks in riddles. He serves a major part in the story and that plot that isn't forced, making the whole book character driven. How he seems to know it all, and knows how much he should or shouldn't tell, and his judgment of character in others, he is the most trustworthy and all-knowing character in the book.
This guy can see whats going to happen he just never tells anyone for some reason
I love Dumbledore because most of the most touching parts of Harry Potter revolve around Dumbledore. His speeches at the end of books 4 and 5 are the best, and I've cried while reading about his death every time I've read book six. I do find it frustrating how much he forgot to tell Harry about his plans. It made sense when everyone thought he died unexpectedly, but he knew he was dying! Seems pretty foolish that he didn't even tell Harry how to destroy a horcrux.V 50 Comments
Ron, though not as talented as Harry or as smart as Hermione, was still (almost) always there. He did take jealousy too the extreme but it was because he was insecure. He's constantly overshadowed and a lot of people will be able to relate to that. Though he can be a little too mean and sarcastic and oblivious to people's feelings, his heart is still in the right place. Ron always seems a couple of steps behind the rest of the golden trio but when put to the test, he proves he's just as capable as them - lily_hp
Ron's my second favorite. He's not as brave as Harry, or smart as Hermione, but his heart was almost always in the right place. I relate to him always feeling like he's overshadowed, that his friends are better than him. He's one of the most realistic characters I've ever seen. He's right in the middle-leaning a bit more towards Harry-between Harry and Draco. He's just an amazing character for me.
Ron should totally be at least #4! Does anybody not remember the part in the fourth Harry Potter where Draco hits Hermione with a spell that makes her teeth enlarge, and Snape says he sees no difference? Do you remember what Ron did? He screamed every foul word he knew at Snape and got a week's worth of detentions just for sticking up for his friend. That shows quite a bit of heart
Ron has the best facial expressions in all the movies. He is just hilarious. Making his 1st run at platform 9 3/4, facing spiders, those dress robes, he is a comic genius. Then the anguish of the later books, every emotion possible has passed his features. He must have got top marks in Drama school.V 76 Comments
Harry's relationship with him, considering they only meet a few times, is so strong, which makes it more tragic in the end :'(
Sirius is basically the biggest badass in the history of literature. He went through so much throughout the series and stayed strong, such as staying in Azkaban for 12 years, having his best friend die, and not being able to see his godson for most of his life. Also, in the Order of the Phoenix, he is stuck up in Grimmauld Place when he wants to go help. Also he dies, which can be pretty difficult; but he is always there for Harry before that happens, and even after when he uses the resurrection stone.
When bellatrix pushed sirius through the veil of death thing, I had to go back and read it several times to make sure I had read it properly. when I finally realized that sirius had died, I literally curled up in a ball on my bed and cried for like an hour. RIP sirius. best fictional character that ever lived.
Should be in top 5. So sad when he diedV 89 Comments
Luna Lovegood. I absolutely love her. She's funny, sweet, friendly, and a little wacky, but in the most lovable way possible. She taught me how to be positive in situations. And I just love that despite her constant dreamlike state, she's still very intelligent (she's in Ravenclaw, hello). She cares about her friends and supports them, can see what's going on in people's minds, and who wouldn't want to be friends with her? She would never ditch you or say bad things about you. She's the perfect friend. Forever. Plus, I love that Harry names his daughter after her (and his mum. )
Luna is my favorite character from any book, movie, video game, anything! She inspires me. I love everything about her, but the best thing about Luna is that she is very odd (in the best way) and people sometimes say mean things about her, but that doesn't stop her from being herself. I think we can all learn from that. She's also really funny, sweet, and the type of person I would want to be best friends with. She's loyal and would always have your back. I love Luna!
Luna Lovegood is a very funny, sweet, unique, and loyal friend. She taught me that being weird is wonderful and that being yourself is more interesting than being someone else. She didn't care what other people thought of her. Even when she learned that others were calling her Loony, she didn't let that stop her. And how could we forget that she's really smart? I love Luna as she's my favorite character.
I love Luna lovegood if I was able to meet any body off of Harry Potter it would have to be her! She is sweet, loyal,awesome, trust worthy, and funny! She is even funny when she is mad! I also ship her and Neville long bottom together! But of course she did not marry him ):
I also love her gasses. Her wand his also so cool. I wish I could meet her.
These two guys are hilarious; pulling pranks all over the place. their jokeshop is awesome. but I always mix them up
id buy anything from their jokeshop - eljordo
They are my very favourite! I love how hilarious they are! They must be VERY clever at potions because of all the Weasleys Wizard Wheezes products they make! I bet Snape must hate them
Free and George were always at Harry's side, be it when his own best friends were against him, or all of the school, they were there for him, and hell, they're funny as heck. I always love it when they show up in the books!V 98 Comments
I love Remus Lupin. He always is so kind to the trio and other people and he cares more for others than himself. Its really sad that he dies. He and Tonks made such a lovely couple. He is extremely calm and quiet for a werewolf. He was the one that realized Sirius was innocent and he saved Harry's life (department of mysteries). I was glad to see that he got some happiness with Tonks and Teddy. It was sweet to see him so excited in shell cottage. Most people think that Remus and Tonks's ending was really sad, but aside from the fact that he is not with Teddy and other loved ones, it really means that he can eternally be with Tonks, Sirius, James, and Lily with no fear of the second war. I just wish that he got to spend more time with his family before he died.
Remus Lupin is so awesome. I honestly think he can be just as bad-ass as Sirius (and James), and any other character for that matter; with the added bonus of keeping his head in a crisis, and being responsible. It also breaks my heart about how afraid he was to hurt anyone with his werewolf condition, and how hard he fought with himself about marrying and having a child with Tonks. He faced discrimination and was shunned by most of the wizarding world, for something that he couldn't help. He stayed strong through it all: being a werewolf, losing James and Sirius, finding out that Peter was a traitor, and both wizarding wars, along with a ton of other things. Also, it pained me so much when Sirius died, he was the one keeping the most calm and HE was the one who held Harry back, even though at that point he had just lost HIS BEST FRIEND. Remus Lupin is a completely under appreciated character, and he deserves much more than that.
Lupin was a great character and man. He held back Harry from chasing Bellatrix after Sirius's death while also struggling to hold himself back. After James and Lily's death and Peter's betrayal, Sirius was the only one of his childhood friends left. While others panicked, he would always be the voice of reason. With James and Sirius being the little devils they were, someone had to be. He wasn't perfect, however. His "condition" aside, he had his fair share of regrets. While his friends took to bullying Snape, he wanted to speak up, but never did. In Deathly Hallows, he gets into an argument with Harry over wanting to join the trio on their hunt for Horcruxes, despite that meaning he would leave Tonks behind. Considering his furry little problem, Lupin felt it would be the best thing for his family and the Order. He's not a perfect little saint. He's human (and werewolf) and that's alright. In the end, he died with a woman that loved him for who he was.
I love Remus Lupine. he has always helped the Golden trio and always understand s.V 57 Comments
What the heck? DRACO? BELLATRIX? VOLDEMORT are higher up than Neville? Are you kidding me right now? Neville is amazing. He was bullied by Draco, Pansy, basically all the Slytherins, not to mention Snape who basically tortured him his whole life, so cruelly and viciously that Snape was his biggest fear?! And SNAPE is higher than Neville? Sorry, but nothing Snape does will ever make up for his absolutely evil, cruel nature. Neville took on Crabbe and Goyle by himself in their first year! He killed Nagini, which saved Harry's life. He loved his parents so much even though they were loony and didn't recognize him. He stuck up to Bellatrix, he risked his life so many times to defend his parents. He restarted the the. He gives hope to all the poor supposed "losers" out there. He proves that just because no one believes in you does not mean that you can't do everything that you want to do. He is made of completely utterly pure GOODNESS. There is not one unlikable trait about Neville from ...more
What. Why isn't Neville #1? Have you guys not got ANY of the hints that he is the chosen one? First off, he's great at all magic except maybe Divinitation (because the wand chooses the wizard and he had his dad's wand the hole time so he sucked at magic for a bit) and when Harry was out abandoning the school in the deaths hallows, Neville stayed to protect the school, every day he'd be punished way worse than Dolores' punishments, probably had to go through the crucio course, and yet, he kept going and standing up the teachers, even Snape, and he was his biggest fear! He even kept the the going, and bringing hope that Harry would come to all the students so they would keep going! And not to mention how brave he is, remember when Voldemort came back with Harry's body, and Neville refused to believe he died and literally challenged Voldemort himself to a dual? He also destroyed just as many horcruxes as Harry! He is the reason why all the students liked Harry, and that they did not ...more
He is so cool! I'll be honest, Granger is still probably my favorite, but I love Neville! He is so kind and pure! He is clumsy and forgetful, but ends up being so brave! He is the one who continues Dumbledore's Army after Harry, Ron, and Hermione have to look for Horcruxes. He stands up to the Carrows during Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows, but even before then, in The Order Of The Phoenix he stands up to Bellatrix. He doesn't go looking for a fight, but will stand up for what and who he believes in! He is always willing to help, and he will always be there. Neville grows so much over the series, but he is always so pure and willing to help. He might seem like a minor character, but he is so important and so amazing that he really stands out, even among those who have more lines.
The bravest character in the series, he carried Hermione through the battle of the department of mysteries, he faced snape every day even though he was Neville's greatest fear, he stood up to Voldemort when nobody else would he is amazingV 64 Comments
He who must not be named- one of the most iconic villains of all time. Every story needs it's villain, and lord voldemort is as evil as it gets - lily_hp
The best villain ever in any fantasy series. His dark arts skills are just simply wondrous. He should be among top 5 characters, at least. Nobody can match YOU -KNOW- WHO's powers (except the great Harry Potter, of course and Dumbledore too )
Here is a line that should have been used "your forgetting that we have something Voldemort doesn't... NOSES"
I really have to admit he is just the best! He is all like terrifying and it is time we meet again Harry Potter! My favorite book is the scorcers stone also called the philasophers stone!V 78 Comments
I don't really understand why so many people hate Ginny. I think she's really funny and witty. I love her progression from a shy girl who couldn't say a word in front of her crush, to a confident young woman who is sure of herself. You don't instantly know who you are, you've got to find yourself, which Ginny does. She's very brave, strong - minded and won't take crap from anyone. - lily_hp
Ginny's awesome, I just love the personality and she marries potter, I also like her in department of mysteries and battle of hogwarts, not the best but deserves to be in top ten.
So Ginny is pretty awesome!
Ginny weasley rules! Who fought a HARRY POTTER'S eye? Ginny! Harry liked her for intelligence and strength. She should be right by a Harry Potter. Who was nice to Luna Lovegood while everybody thought she was weird? Who wanted to fight even though she was only an sixth year? Why do people hate Ginny? At least let her be 7 or higher.
Wait a second, WHO exactly hates Ginny Weasley?! She's BEAUTIFUL inside and out!V 94 Comments
I have often had cause to remark on how unnerved I have been by the number of girls who fell for this particular fictional character although I do not discount the appeal of Tom Felton, who plays Draco brilliantly in the films and, ironically, is about the nicest person you could meet . Draco has all of the dark glamour of the anti hero girls are very apt to romanticize such people.
Excuse you? Really, Rowling? Let s look at one of the characters that very much similar to Draco Malfoy. Sirius Black and James Potter. James Potter was a rich pureblood kid who immediately start to pick on Severus Snape because he was poor and later because he was a rival for Lily s affections. And yes Snape wasn't completely innocent at how the relationship between these two
Yes, I know that Snape wasn't completely innocent. He did some horrible crap in relation, but it was James who originally started the feud. James Potter didn't however it wasn't until Sirius almost LED him to his DEATH ...more
Draco is incredible. He may have been a bully, but you can EASILY see in the last few movies that he feels guilty and that he doesn't want to be a death eater. Quote from Draco "I have to do this, I have to kill you or they'll kill me." he didn't want to kill Dumbledore (and he didn't) but he was just trying to save himself. Besides he pretty much saved Harry in the Deathly hallows when Harry, Hermione and Ron were captured and Bellatrix asked Draco if it was Harry so they could kill him (harry was injured so they didn't know) and Draco said he didn't know even though he clearly knew... Bottom line DRACO ROCKS
Draco was pretty much the bully up until the 6th book and by then you begin to realize that there is more to him than just that. The fact that he was raised by these awful parents that taught him to be arrogant and such contributed to his personality but then you realize that he doesn't like who he has become and what he has to do with his life. I felt pretty bad for him too.
I have a crush on him even though he's not badass or awesome but he's kinda cool even though he's a baby kinda he's cute in all years HARRY POTTER MOVIES thanks FOR COMING FOR MEV 100 Comments
Bella is awesome!
I love her craziness and everything.
And she is not all evil, she was made like that.
The Black family is known for being interested in dark arts and their obsession of keeping the line and the wizarding world pure. And that's how Cygnus and Druella Black raised their daughters.
Yes, Andromeda was strong enough to leave all of this behind her and see how wrong this all was, but Bella just couldn't. They had already brainwashed her and she wasn't strong enough to do anything against it. She was strong in another way, a powerful witch, but she couldn't see past the Black pureblood obsession, like Sirius and Andromeda did. That's what made her what she was in the end.
But still, I love her. She amazes me. And her character really makes
Bellatrix should at least be in the top ten!
I really do like Bellatrix, not as a person, but as a character. She is evil, but she does it so well! I can't help but admire her! She is determined, ruthless, mean, and a hint of crazy, everything you could want in a villain.
Bellatrix did torture Hermione and Neville's parents, killed Tonks and Dobby whom she treated very poorly before. And she almost ran Hermione through with a knife! Also, she is in love with VOLDEMORT and chokes fellow death eaters. She also attacked Molly Weasley, Luna, and Ginny!
I like Bellatrix because I admire how the author created her point of view so masterfully. Plus, she's mean, ruthless, and daring. I think she's pretty cool.V 67 Comments
As a character Hagrid provides comic relief and an uplifting side to an otherwise dark story. The way Rowling embedded his character into the story is fantastic as the story called for a simple character who was there for Harry from the beginning to the end. His parents having been killed and Sirius imprissoned, there still needed to be a character Harry could rely on, even if he didn't know it until 13 years of age. Dumbledore and McGonnagal are both far too busy and in positions of direct superiority in the school to allow for this kind of relationship, and Snape, although he did care for Harry more than once, had too many childhood issues with Harry's parents to warrent a comparable relationship. So Hagrid fills this void by being a grounds keeper who is simple minded enough to be on the main three characters' mindset level and still be old enough to take care of them in times of need.
Seriously guys, Hagrid is the closest father figure Harry could ever get! He was always with Harry and always trusted him, he gave Harry a birthday cake, the series started when he carried Harry to Privet Drive and ENDED when he carried dead Harry...
Hagrid?!? Number 18?!? Think people, he brought harry to privet drive, was always nice, brought buckbeak, gave harry a birthday cake, etc. How can Dobby be infront of this guy! Dobby just is a house elf that almost killed harry by the bulger in quiditch, is a little funny and cute. I know he saved harry and all but Hagrid was there from start to finish always respecting the trio and Dumbledore. So he should switch spots with Dobby! Dobby should be where Alastor moody is! So, Hagrid is funny, loyal, kind, heartwarming, and mysterious at first. So vote for Hagrid and at least make him in the top ten! Agree!
I can't believe Hagrid only got 15. He should at the very least be in the top ten. He was basically a second father to harryV 42 Comments
His death was one of the saddest moments of the entire series (I'm pretty sure everyone in the cinema was crying).
He tried to save harry from a terrible fate, he is the only reason harry wasn't killed by voldemort in 7 part 1, and in the book, he is the one who gives harry the thing that lets him breath under water and finds the room of requirement - bilbro29
Dobby is definitely one of my favorite characters in this series! Such a loyal friend to Harry, he is always there helping him in every way he could. Dobby is also such an interesting character - the cute way he punishes himself whenever he does something bad. I miss Dobby so much and I wish he was still alive.
DOBBY as amazing as harry go DOBBYV 78 Comments
she's the coolest witch in the series. my 3rd favorite character, following Hermione and Snape.
She is very powerful and down-to-earth at the same time. Mad-eye was always fond of her as well. She is so cool and is just like the rest of us. She is clumsy yet absolutely brilliant. I love how she brings that punk vibe.
She is by far my favourite and I feel like she should have deserved a bit more scenes in the movies and the books. Her personality is just amazing. She has flaws of course which is what I like about her. Unlike Harry who thinks he has to do everything. I love her punk style but her death is so tragic! Especially since it was after she had Teddy Lupin
So you think Hufflepuffs are dumb and weak? Meet Tonks, one of the strongest witches there is. TAKE THAT, STEREOTYPES! Hufflepuff for life!V 24 Comments
she has a fantastic (dry) source of humour... and is cooler than she looks in the first glance
She is so amazing! So solid and dependable and also so hilarious at times, she is ace and I love her. Her early life was so sad, she has been through a lot but she stayed strong and never let anyone get the better of her (especially not Umbridge! ). Also she is scottish (like me)! GO MCGONAGALL!
At first, mcgonagall may not seem that cool, but you realize just how wonderful she is later on. She really dang CARES about Harry, since that night in the first book, she sent him the broom, fought umbridge, and was really, really cool. I'm really glad that she will be headmistress
In the deathly Hallows she says BOOM BoomV 33 Comments
He was so funny, even when trying not to be! He was a focal point of the 4th book, and his death hit me really hard. So unexpected! Also, fun fact: my dad named his boat "Constant Vigilance" after him. He named his other boat "Azkaban".
He's so important I was so bummed when he died
He is one of my favorite characters!
What he shouldn't even be on the listV 13 Comments
She is really the best Weasley. We need to get her above Ron, Ginny and Fred & George (they shouldn't even be combined: they're different people...) Even though her kids & husband are a bit disappointing (other than King Percy) she is great. And she should definitely not be below Tonks (Tonks could hardly be considered relevant). MOLLY! MOLLY! MOLLY!
She's not only the mother to the weasley's but also to the entire order - lily_hp
She is not only the mother of all the Weasley children, but she takes in Harry as one of her own in every sense. She is very likable, has a great sense of humor, and is a brilliant wizard, being the person to finally kill Bellatrix Lestrange. She deffinitely belongs on the top ten.
I'm still upset about her killing Bella but you can't deny how extraordinary she is - FavoriteFightingFrenchmanV 23 Comments
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