Top 10 Best Harry Potter Deaths

Vote for the top 10 best Harry Potter deaths. Vote for people you think deserved to die.
The Top Ten
1 Severus Snape Severus Snape is a fictional character in J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. He is characterised as a person of great complexity, whose coldly sarcastic and controlled exterior conceals deep emotions and anguish.

Honestly, I used to hate Snape. A lot. I was really disappointed when Quirrell was the one who was trying to steal the Sorcerer's stone when I was damn sure it was Snape. Seriously, that guy was so mysterious. Even the Golden Trio doubted him. But as the story progressed, secrets were revealed. Shocking secrets. And when he died, I cried buckets. And viewing his memories in the Pensieve just did not help because by the end of that, my house was flooded. Now that I watch the movies again I can't help but look at him with awe. Oh, what I would have done to be the one to kill Voldemort!... I really need to stop getting attached to stories/movies.

2 Albus Dumbledore Professor Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore is a fictional character in J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series.

Albus Dumbledore has become one of the most controversial characters in the Harry Potter series. Everyone knows him as the great man who gave Harry a home and was always there to help him, along with being the strongest wizard in the world. But he was actually a very disturbing character.

When he was young he decided he wanted to become a dictator over muggles and plotted with his friend, Grindelwald, for the two of them to rise to power and rule the world. When he came to his senses and defeated his friend in combat, he was considered a hero.

When Harry was orphaned, he left him in an abusive household for the first ten years of his life. He was verbally and emotionally abused, and Dumbledore left him. When he finally brought him to Hogwarts, it was only to raise him to later be killed to stop lord Voldemort.

Dumbledore is considered evil by many and highly disturbing, but I believe that he actually had the best death in the series. He was only allowing Harry to die for the greater good. That was his slogan with Grindelwald. "For The Greater Good." He wanted to atone for his wrongdoings when he was a child, as he now knew what was right and the only thing to stop the dark lord would be for Harry Potter to die. His death was a shock for everyone, but the planning that went into it and how the entire series was planning and leading up to it was one of the best scenes in the series and symbolized that from then on, Dumbledore could no longer help Harry. He had done everything he could and set the ball rolling, but Harry had to do the rest himself to conquer Lord Voldemort and save the world.

3 Sirius Black

I can't hurt hearts thinking about his death. I was debating between snape, dumbledore, fred, and dobby but sirius... I just can't describe how upset I was and still am. He was so awesome...he had such a ruff life and harry was the one who lit up his day, even if it was because he saw him as james. Sirius was truly close family, closer than dumbledore in my opinion. It was so depressing, makes me cry. I love sirius. My order would go like this
1. Sirius
2. Snape
3. Dobby
4. Dumbledore

I had to reread that line several times. Only Umbridge beats my hatred of Bellatrix Lestrange. I cried so hard. Sirius had had such a rough life. He'd been cooped up in Grimmauld Place for about a year. The only thing that lightened his day, that made his life worthwhile, was Harry. And it was heartbreaking when Sirius died because of Harry's reaction also.

4 Dobby

Dobby was just so kind and sweet, and I always wanted to hug him. When Bellatrix killed him, I felt like putting crucio on her and watching her writhe around on the floor in pain. And Dobby's death was very, very, sad in the movies. I cried all night. At least Luna gave a heartwarming speech. If I was there watching this all happen, I would grab out my wand, put crucio on Bellatrix for a long time, then I would avada kedavra her and kill her.

I know Dobby was one of the best characters and it shocking and sad when he died but remember this was a war and was in the darkest book of the series.
I know we wish it could've been someone like Rita or Umbridge or even suddenly find out that Marge had been killed.
But sadness happens it's not all happiness.

5 Lord Voldemort Lord Voldemort is a fictional character and the central main antagonist in J. K. Rowling's series of Harry Potter novels. Voldemort first appeared in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, which was released in 1997.

Lord Voldemort was such a clever, cunning villain. I don't think I'll ever meet another villain like him again. It was such an intense moment when Harry beat him. But his death was the thing that reminded me that the series was now done, which made it one of the most memorable deaths.

His death was awful in the films. They made it into a lame action scene which made no sense. In the books Harry was not afraid because he knew he had won, and Voldemort was the cornered one.

Best death. Not only because the most evil wizard of all time was dead but because he died a normal man, showing he wasn't as powerful as he (and everyone) thought.

6 Fred Weasley

I'm sorry fred had to die I read a thing about George after Fred died. It was there birthday and George and Fred always raced for the first slice of cake and George raced to grab it and then remembered his brother who had been beside him his whole life. After opening presents George always turned to Fred and commented. When no one was there he hugged his mom and cried. I feel so bad for george but I'm the cursed child I want george to be in it and I also want fred to be a ghost

RIP Fred! I loved you so much! And guys, you will not believe this but almost the same thing happened with the twins and me. I am, myself, a twin sister (or used to be). Four years ago, my twin, Helen, died of cancer. Me and Helen were both twelve. I still mourn her death, so I know how it feels. That is why george is one of my favorites, because he got through what I got through with Helen (by the way my name is Eleanor).

7 Bellatrix Lestrange A psychotic death eater who escaped from Azkaban, and is fiercely loyal to Voldemort. Murderer of many people such as Sirius Black, and also a sadist who drove the Longbottoms mad.

She was horrible, but you have to admit, she was mental but awesome. "I killed Sirius black" the way she said that was like a happy tune.

I celebrated because she DESERVED to die for what she did to Sirius and Dobby. Harry should've killed her in Book 5.

I just can't get over the fact that she got her ass kicked my ron's mother. I laughed my ass off when that happened

8 Cedric Diggory

Stop talking about twilight, Cedric is not Edward. Robert Pattinson is a great actor he just had no passion in twilight. Cedric is the purest character in the whole Harry Potter franchise. He is the rightful triwizard champion, Harry only got away Voldemort because of twin wands. Cedric is the third biggest impact to Harry under dumbledore's death Andy Sirius' death. In my opinion he is the most underrated character in the Harry Potter.

Sorry but this needs to be the number 1 death, I legit cried when this happened with his dad and harry and everyone crying over him...

9 Lily Potter

Why is her death just the ruddy number 10?!?! She died a hero! It was also really sad because if she hadn't died, Harry wouldn't be an orphan. Her death was depressing too because she died because Voldemort wanted to stop the prophecy, which he didn't achieve anyway. I just think she deserves a better spot than Quirrell. His death was literally just:

QQ- I want the stone!
QQ- I'm going to take it from you...
HP- NO. *touches head(
QQ- Oh no!

While Lily's death made the story what it was, Quirrell's death was just "oh, Quirrell's dead." Without Lily's death, the story would be completely different.

10 Remus Lupin

I mean, come on. He died because he'd lost skill because he'd spent many months under protective charms protecting his wife and child. His death made werewolves less underrated.

He was the best werewolf ever! I bawled so badly when Harry thought he and Tonks were sleeping.

It was just really sad. Think about it. He spent four years with Harry Potter...

The Contenders
11 Quirinus Quirrell

Yes he actually deserve it because he faces death and trying to kill all the students in hogwarts

His first name is Quirinus? Really? Laugh out loud it sounds like his parents had brain damage.
- Linna Lovegood, Ravenclaw 3rd year

12 Hedwig

There was no point in killing her! They could have just put her on a few scenes and leave out her death, have Harry leave her at the wedding and later show that she's being taken care of by the Weasleys

I cried when Hedwig died. She was such a cute and loyal owl and I love animals so much and it was just so upsetting to see her die.

Why is this adorable owl's death so low? Hedwig was so cute, and she was Harry's pet. And it was SO upsetting when she died!

13 James Potter

WHY?!?! Well, actually I know if he lived the entire story would change but WHY?!?!?!

14 Peter Pettigrew

He should've died painfully. Backstabbing heartless lowlife... *seethe, seethe*

How do you manage to destroy all of your friends lives? Sirius? James? Lupin?

You deserved worse.

Traitor! Rat! Other words I wish I could say! (But this list is probably somewhat family friendly) JUSTICE!

Showed that he had not lost his true loyalty to his friends deep down, when he refused to stop harry.

15 Alastor "Mad-Eye" Moody
16 Nymphadora Tonks

Tonks is absolutely my favorite character. I agree with you about how could you kill your own niece. How dare Bellatrix still think that Tonk's mother was a blood traitor. And that she looked down on pure blood family that married muggle borns. the Term Blood traitor could have easily been turned back on Bellatrix after she killed Sirius. There literately from the same family. Same blood. If anyone should be called a blood traitor it's her. Killing her own family. What in the world was she thinking! Very Crazy Character and in the cool way like Luna Lovegood crazy. :'(

17 Lavender Brown

Yall probably wondering how she died according to Wikia "In her final year of schooling Lavender joined the reconstituted D.A. to oppose Death Eater control of Hogwarts and fought in the Battle of Hogwarts. During the battle she was savaged by werewolf Fenrir Greyback and died of her injuries."

Does it specifically say whether or not she died in the book. They made in clear in the movie..

Why lavender!? I cry when I see it!

18 Nagini

Come on, Nagini was cool! I would love to have her as a pet! Why did Neville have to come and murder her? I hate Neville ever since.

Nagini is a she! I was pissed off that Neville killed her, but it was still a good death. Also, when did lavender die?

It was awesome the way he died. Neville Longbottom did one of those movie dives and cut his head off. Well done Neville

19 The Basilisk

The basilisk was so awesome! I voted for him

20 Vincent Crabbe

I thought he was always a bloke. But I have to say his death was poor.

It was because of when Draco was crying..

Just saying crabbe died not goyle if you've only watched the films then you've got it wrong. Crabbe was the one who set the room of requirement on fire, not goyle

21 Barty Crouch Jr.

Well he did get soul sucked. Poor guy.

Death eater… I guess I can pity him a bit cause his father didn't really love him, BUT STILL!

22 Colin Creevey

That annoying boy with the camera.

Yes he did die, in the seventh book.

23 Ariana Dumbledore
24 Buckbeak

Malfoy If you insult Buckbeak one more time I'll make sure your dead. Why did they have to add that to the book? Why couldn't be one of the other ones. Then Hermione used her time turner so that Harry and her could(Ron had a broken leg) save Buckbeak and black.

When I thought she was really dead I thought. B-but Buckbeak is a new character. She can't die.But I was happy with the ending!

Buckbeak is not dead but he should still be on a list (fight me haters)

25 Igor Karkaroff
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