Top Ten Worst Things About Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Amongst all the Harry Potter novels/movies, this is my least favorite, and here is why.
The Top Ten
1 Dolores Umbridge

She makes the entire book a pain to read. By far the most unlikeable fictional animal to ever step foot in the world of fiction. She represents everything wrong with Sweden (and the rest of the world too I suppose)

There is NOTHING good about this gal. She defeats the whole purpose of the magic school, attempts the Cruciatius Curse on Harry, wants to get rid of magical creatures, and leads attacks on other teachers, all while pretending she's in there for a good cause.

She is basically the current education system personified in Harry Potter.
Why would anyone like her?

She is just so shockingly evil, I wish Rowling had written her a little more complexly.

2 Sirius Black's death

My problem with this was how poorly it was handled. I was kind of confused how this entire situation..., it all happened way too quickly, and he fell into a... veil? That's how he died? Yeah..., this moment was done much better in the movies.

The closest living family member to Harry had died close to the end of the novel. And by his own sister too.

This was sad. Very sad. I know that he was a jerk to Snape and I was mad at him. But he was basically Harry’s father.

Sirius dying and Beallitrix having the gall to gloat about it to Harry and tease him into chasing her she's emotionally hurting him Sirius was the closet thing Harry had for a father and they were going to live together but Beallitrix just had to mess everything up by killing him Snape didn't even want to kill Dumbledore he did it because he had no choice but Beallitrix killed Sirius no one told forced her to and she felt no remorse for doing so I think Sirius should have survived

3 The ignorance about Voldemort's return

I didn't care much for the ministry before this, but this made me despise them more than the Swedish government. This, comined with Umbridge makes for a painful read.

I HATED Umbridge and Sirius' death was unnecessary and very sad, but the worst and most annoying thing was how everyone was reacting to Voldemort's return. Even Seamus was being horrible. Ugh, it was so awful. Felt so bad for Harry.

Cornelius Fudge, along with other people (especially Umbridge), flat out refuse to believe his return.

That's what makes this book really interesting.

4 Harry getting expelled from Hogwarts

Not a big deal, especially not since Harry gets un-expelled later on anyways

He didn't get expelled for Hogwarts. He almost did, but he didn't.

All because he tried to save Dudley from the dementors.

It wasn't even his fault the dementors came and tried to attack Harry and Dudley what was the ministry expecting Harry to do

5 Dumbledore is forced to leave

Umbridge and the ministry already made the book annoying enough, but this was the final nail in the coffin. Without the big daddy, no fun at Hogwarts

Due to the tip-off about Dumbledore's Army, he takes responsibility and leaves. This only leads to Umbridge being the Headmistress of Hogwarts.

6 Harry having to live with the Dursleys for one last summer

It wouldn't make sense that this magic-hating family would have Harry with them still, even if Harry had saved Dudley.

7 Harry's visions

Harry has visions of attacks on Arthur Weasley and Sirius Black. It was stated that Voldemort had influence on these visions.

This was the strong part of the book. It made for a really interesting sub-plot.

Without those visions, Arthur (Mr. Weasley) would surely perish.

One of the most disturbing parts of the story

8 The Prophecy

This wasn't really explained until the end of the novel. I guess that makes it more mysterious, but the fact that what they were searching for ended up being destroyed in the battle almost made it lost.

9 Voldemort possessing Harry to attempt to get Dumbledore to kill him

Disturbing as heck, but definitely a good moment.

LOL this part drove me crazy - GryffindorQueen

10 Dolores Umbridge making Harry carve "I Must Not Tell Lies" into his arm

I know that she was listed as #1 on this list, but, it was specifically this act of cruelty that was the worst thing about her.

That was so mean especially spice she done it to fred and george and other kids too

The worst chapter ever.

He wasn’t lying wasn’t it obvious cause who would lie about Voldermort coming back?!?

The Contenders
11 Hagrid being driven away from the school

Hagrid didn't have a whole lot to do in this novel. He of course helped the heroes, but again, Umbridge wanted him away from the school.

The start of the climax. It was really sad

12 Harry losing his temper

It got really frustrating, especially with Cho Chang, but at the same time I don't blame him.

Voldemort returning, puberty.

13 Sirius wouldn't have died if Harry had used the mirror

No Harry was not stupid.
Sirius could've asked Harry why he was not using his mirror when they were talking when he had just seen Snape's Worst Memory. Sirius could've just mentioned it or even sent an owl.

YES. Harry is almost as observant as a brick wall.

Yes,Harry was quite stupid in not using the mirror,although I am not sure if he found the mirror before or after Sirius died.

14 Inquisitorial Squad

I hate this stupid group to the guts - GryffindorQueen

15 Umbridge was going to Crucio Harry

I'll eat a book if if this teacher isn't the most annoying thing in the world - GryffindorQueen

16 Draco and Pansy as Slytherin prefects

There's nothing worse than Umbridge having "teacher's pets"

17 Harry's angstiness

Oh yeah a 15 year old. Also the Ministry not believing that Voldemort is back and others, Umbridge, scars with "I Must Not Tell Lies", life long ban from his favourite game.
Yelling at Ron and Hermione well he was stuck in the Dursley's all summer, the letters with little information he got from them when he was stuck at the Dursley's and he thought they were having fun at the Burrow he didn't even know what the Order of the Phoenix was and it had to be secretive and the fact that he is a teenager. Not that little 11 year old now.
Earlier books Voldemort was just on the back of Quirrells head and just a Horcrux the book after, in the third no Voldemort and the fourth back at the end.
Harry and Cho? first kiss wasn't the best he didn't really like it, the date well it was a year after he saw Cedric's death and it was just his first crush.

I think what made the book less enjoyable for me was all of Harry's angstiness. He yells at Ron and Hermione in the first couple chapters, loses his temper even more throughout, and complains about Dumbledore ignoring him. Add to that all the drama between him and Cho and him being kicked off the Quidditch team. Not fun times, guys, not fun times...

This is already on the list

18 Marietta Edgecombe

Ron Weasley's father also worked in the Ministry and he hasn't got sneak written on his face and he was attacked by Voldemort's snake.
They knew very well to make sure that Umbridge didn't know about Dumbledore's Army, they could've been expelled. So Hermione didn't need to tell them about the list.

This girl has serious problems. I mean who would give your friend away (Cho) along with so many people? - GryffindorQueen

19 Percy Weasley disowning his family
20 Snape's worst memory

Thanks a lot making the fandom dumb they demonise James, Sirius and Remus.
While Snape who was Neville's boggart is suddenly greater than the three...whatever.

James is a jerk. And now I’m wondering if Lily was forced to marry James.

21 Tonks is introduced
22 Harry, Fred and George banned from Quidditch.

Umbridge had no right to do that. It was up to McGonagall. Cause she is head of Gryffindor house.

I hated her for that like bro just let the hotties play there game

23 Too mean spirited
24 Sirius not asking Harry about the Mirror when he visited him and Remus in the Floo after Harry saw Snape's worst memory.
25 Percy Weasley's letter

I was so mad. Cause he has no right to not be in contact with his entire family and then write a letter to Ron because he was a prefect.

A long and annoying letter eh?

Percy's letter is rubbish - GryffindorQueen

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