Top 10 Most Powerful Witches and Wizards From Harry Potter

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The Top Ten

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

Not only is he a great wizard, but we must look at one important fact! Some time after Dumbledore's sister died, he stopped looking for power! He knew that power was his weakness! If he continued to gain more power, along with the elder wand, he would have been with out a doubt the most powerful wizard in History. He never used magic to hurt people his sisters death, he instead became a teacher and was able to become the wizard he is and always will be. Voldemort at full power could only bring Dumbledore to a stale mate. Dumbledore never tried to defeat him, because he Knew that it was HARRY who must defeat him. Other wise, our beloved headmaster was kind, loving, yes flawed, great, powerful, wise, and always Supreme to all other wizards of his time.

Dumbledore defeated Grindelwald, who had the Elder Wand. Nobody can defeat the owner of the Elder Wand. Dumbledore did.

He has the elder wand and he stands up to voldemort until Voldemort retreats. He protects Harry in all the ways that he can until his death.
Most importantely, he is the only person that Voldemort is afraid of.

Have you noticed that people call Dumbledore “The Greatest Wizard of the Century”? And that he invented the Deilluminator, owned a pheonix, took down Grindelwald, plotted against Voldemort, and decided his own death?!? Do you know how much bravery and strength that took?!? Seriously, could you just up and say “oh it’s ok this is for the greater good”

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2 Lord Voldemort 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.

Voldemort is the most powerful wizard, possibly ever. Dumbledore is the more versatile, well-rounded, and intelligent wizard. He knows magic that Voldemort can not fathom due to relative (relative to Dumbledore) inexperience and character flaws. Knowledge, experience, versatility, and intelligence are great advantages to have but they are not the same thing as power. Voldemort's advantage in raw power is the only reason Dumbledore, with his many advantages including the elder wand, could not outright defeat Voldemort in the duel in the ministry atrium.

I love Dumbledore and hate Voldemort, but I wont lie, Voldemort is the most powerful wizard. He sure as hell knows what he's doing. He doesn't just throw out some random spells. He thinks quick and his moves are never wrong. I am aware that Dumbledore defeated the dark wizard Grindewald, but even he admits that voldemort is stronger. He has great strategic skill. When he was a kid, he was evil but was still one of the best boys at hogwarts and even fooled Slughorn. He fooled everyone. He can keep in the shadows and has great persuasion skills. The horcrux idea, although very disturbing and terrible, was genius on his part. He fooled harry in chamber of secrets and nearly killed him by taking control of the basilisk. In conclusion, he is smart, powerful and knows what he's doing - dragonfly99

I think Lord voldemort is the most powerful wizard from harry potter because Albus stated and claimed that even his most powerful spell, charm, incantation etc will not effect voldemort when he turn to full power

The Dark lord. People do not fear his name just for the sake of it.

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3 Severus Snape 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.

It's said that no one can lie to Lord Voldemort. This man could. He is also known as one of few people able to brew the Wolfsbane Potion. I believe we never really could see him fighting for real in the books, therefore we can't be sure what his spellcasting skills are, but he did create few original spells as a teenager, as well as correct the textbook recipes, which makes him a prodigy. - saaarsdej

He could create spell while in his 6th year, he can lie either to Dumbledore or Voldemort. When Harry in his 5th year can duel with Death Eater like Lucius he is totally hopeless against Snape who predict his every move and counter it even before it is used... He is also able to fly without support and only Voldemort himself can do that.

I voted snape! Because I love him laugh out loud. I agree with the 10 people you've chosen but I would change the order around a little bit. Actually, longbottem should be number 1! Laugh out loud jk. But he was pretty hot in the last movies...

He makes more spells than any other character

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4 Minerva McGonagall Minerva McGonagall

Minerva is the most powerful after Dumbledore and Voldemort. Madam Pomfrey said even 4 aurors wouldn't stand a chance against Minerva. I've read J.K. rowling herself said that she would have defeated Snape (altough it would have been close). She was second in command after Dumbledore and no one was ever stupid enough to attack her. She survived every battle without any injury. She has loads of experience and she knows very very much about all kinds of magic and spells, including dark magic. After Minerva, I'd put Snape in a very strong 4th place and Bellatrix 5th. Bellatrix was super powerful, she won all of her battles except when she underestimated Molly and didn't fight with her own wand. Moody is very powerful too.. It's up for debate if he or Bella should be in 5th place. I think because Moody got defeated a few times during the Second Wizarding War, I'd put Bella ahead of Moody.

JK Rowling herself stated McGonagall would have beaten Snape if the duel continued, and I'm sure (though they never would) McGonagall would easily beat Harry in a duel. Harry only beat Voldemort through the help of many others (and I am happy he did), though in terms of power and based on fact, McGonagall should come in 3rd.

Professor McGonagall is pretty sick. There's a reason she's second in command you know. She is more powerful than Snape for sure. We can only guess, but I'd assume that after the top three people on this list were knocked off in the last two books and Harry resorted to being a father, Professor McGonagall was most likely the headmaster of Hogwarts and and the most powerful witch in the Wizarding World

I think she is third

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5 Gellert Grindelwald

If you take away Voldemort's Horcruxes, then one could argue that Grindelwald is almost if not just as powerful as Voldemort. Yes, he had the Elder Wand; but he was able to contend with Dumbledore in the most legendary duel of all time by two wizards. In their first skirmish, he was able to duel Aberforth and Albus simultaneously! When he was interrogated by Voldemort, Voldemort couldn't tap into his mind while he had no wand and was in prison at his weakest. This made him a very powerful occlumens since Voldemort was unmatched in interrogating people. The only other wizards that could shield their true thoughts from Voldemort were Dumbledore, Snape, and oh wait that it! Grindelwald was also able to manipulate Dumbledore because of their attachment and reason that by becoming the masters of death, that it would be, "for the Greater Good." Thanks for reading!

He supposedly pushed dumbledore quiet far when they dueled so I think he should probably be 3rd

Grindelwald was just as if not more powerful than Voldemort because he knew about emotions and was able to manipulate them. Grinds leaks was described as being about as powerful as Dumbledore, whereas Voldemort was definitely Albus's inferior.

Lol @ everyone out about Minerva > Sirius. The author stated this herself.

But THIS GUY. #2 over Voldemort behind Albus strictly talent wise.

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6 Harry Potter

While I do think that Harry Potter is a exceptionally talented child, he in my opinion is not on the list of powerful witches and wizards. He came on top in the fights with the Dark Lord, because he had a lot of luck, like enormous amount. That and if you combine the fact that he has a lot of help from almost every side it's really no wonder. He is very brave boy, who would later became a great man.

In the first book, he came on top because of his mother, because she sacrificed herself for him, giving him the ultimate protection.

The second book, while it shows incredible character to do what he did, it was not anything magical that we can judge his power on that. He killed the basilisk with the sword, and Riddle with the basilisk tooth.

The third year he actually shows a lot of power, and I did say he was exceptionally gifted. But you have to remember that he taught his classmates two years later and they managed to do it too. Something apparently only a handful ...more - swetulkaa

Put it this way: if every wizard in the history of magic were to duel against each other in equal conditions, one on one with no additional help, I can think of only two wizards who would outright beat Harry - Dumbledore and Voldemort. You could make a case for Grindelwald, Snape and Minerva, but even that I say with hesitation.

However, it is important to remember that magic is an art that requires sheer talent, work, experience and practice. At 17 years of age it is unrealistic to expect Harry to have the skill of wizards/ witches many, many years his senior where they have honed their craft. What Harry has is insane talent and potential who was destined for power and greatness, right from the beginning. Yes, he is raw and makes mistakes, but he learns as the series progresses, and by defeating the Dark Lord he demonstrates a skill and talent that very few could ever manage - something Minerva and Snape, for example, were incapable of doing. Harry 30/ 40 years down the line ...more

Harry Potter is very powerful for his age, he was more powerful than he gave himself credit for. He is the son of James and Lily Potter, both very powerful in their own right, so their genes passed on to Harry. He performed a patronus charm in this third year, which not many if any other witch or wizard has done before. He can fly a broom better than anyone at Hogwarts. He taught the others to defend themselves against the Dark Arts. He is one powerful wizard.

Harry can't be beat even by Dumbledore and Voldemort and slytherin

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7 Bellatrix Lestrange 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.

Bellatrix should be 3rd or at least 4th on this list, come on she was a sadistic bitch! Dumbledore said he wouldn't like to fall prey to her!
and should be noted that she was using a wand which she most likely hadn't won the allegiance of when dueling molly weasley

She is powerful enough to do the 3 unforgivable spells and was only killed by Molly Weasley because she wasn't expecting Molly to be such a good witch

She should be third on this list! Trained by Voldemort himself and his lieutenant, plus she was the only other person besides Snape in the series to ever deflect one of his curses!

This is defenetily my favorite witch of all Harry Potter series, not just because I always prefere the evil forces, It's because she is prety and stunning and briliant, just briliant. Plus she is played by an amazing actress.

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8 Alastor Moody Alastor Moody

The biggest thing in Moody's favor is his reputation. Think about it, this is the guy who has an Eye that can see through invisibility cloaks. He's taken down so many Death Eaters and Dark Wizards that he is constantly being reported as being attacked. And what's his motto? "Constant Vigilance! " So while he may not be more powerful than Dumbledore or Voldemort, this guy needs to be at least third on the list.

I think Alastor moody was the most powerful wizard he knows all the evil spells and he has a epic staff!

Good Spells and Evil Spells and not afraid to use the 3 curses and I am not talking about the fake Moody. He also has a wand, a staff, and an all seeing eye. Pretty much unbeatable don't you think

By moving his stick, Moody knocks out a death eater. How strong is that!

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9 Hermione Granger Hermione Granger

Hermione Granger is much more talented and powerful than Ginny Weasley. She is the most clever witch her age according to one of her teachers' who shared a class with the exceptionally talented Lily Weasley. She is a very powerful witch considering she got ten outstandings and one exceed expectations in her O.W.L.S and Harry Potter who defeated Voldermort Barely got any exceed expectations or outstanding and even failed a few of his classes! She has good stealth too with her exceptional skill at non-verbal spells and her charms which left the trio undetected for almost a year when far more experienced witches and wizards got captured within months! She has outstanding skill and knowledge and is one of the most powerful witches her age!

Who is Lily Weasley? You mean Ginny Weasley, Lily Evans or Lily Potter ( Harry's daughter )? - Goku02

Without Hermione, almost all of the characters would have died before the 6th book. With her endless numbers spells, millions of remedies and antidotes, and understanding of magical consequences, she is for sure not only the wisest of her time, but most powerful too.

Hermione is the glue that sticks the group together! Ron even mentioned in the movie that they wouldn't last a day without her. She is an expert at brewing potions- she brew the polyjuice potion in her second year! She got 9 outstanding OWLS too. She has an encyclopedia in her head. Without her, Voldemort would have never been defeated- Ron and Harry would've died! She always has been the one with the most common sense and focus. She has become quite good with wordless spells too. Hermione for the win people!

She read as many books as she could which makes her clever and know spells and charms that other wizards and witches wouldn't know. As Ron says "were is hermione when you need her" shows that she was much more cleverer then Ron and Harry.

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10 Salazar Slytherin

While many of the other wizards in this list are pretty powerful, cough Dumbledore cough... Don't forget that Slytherin was one of the most powerful wizards in the history of magic. He created a new magical language or was the original posessor of the magical language parseltongue and he created the original basilisk. It could very well be argued that the most powerful and influential pieces of Dark Magic in the book stem from this single wizard, most probably without the elder wand, although I will admit I'm not entirely sure where the creation of the elder wand took place in history. His magic hid the Chamber of Secrets for thousands of years after his death and his magical line exists as one of the most powerful even by today's standards through Voldemort.

He's a founder he should be above hermione harry moody bellatrix and gellert

Probably in the Top 10 along with the other Founders due to his Reputation alone.

Any of the older wizards are far better than the best of the modern era

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The Newcomers

? Yaxley
? George Weasley

He should be with fred they are twins! THEY ARE INSEPERABLE

The Contenders

11 Godric Gryffindor

I know I sound like a Slytherin when I say this, but I don't think Godric Gryffindor should be in 12th place. I know that he was one of the creators of Hogwarts, but there were also three other people helping him. Everyone gives Gryffindor too much praise just because Harry Potter was in his house. All the houses of remarkable qualities that make them amazing and unique. I, for one, believe all houses are equal, and that they should stand together rather than bicker amongst each other and try force everyone to believe their house is the best. Like the Sorting Hat said, "The four houses must come together rather than stand and fight alone (I know that wasn't the exact quote)."

He beat a whole goblin army single handedly showing he mist be in contention of one of the best wizards of all time

Love gryffindor Vanessa

Obviously, Godric Gryffindor was one of four founders of Hogwarts. He was great friends with Salazar Slytherin, but debated him when he stopped accepting muggle-born witches and wizards.
He valued bravery, chivalry, and strength of heart.
He was said to be the greatest duellist of his time. He was also a great swordsman. With the help of his fellow founders, he created the sorting hat. - Hermione_Granger220

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12 Merlin

He was basically the inventor of all things magical and possibly the very first wizard!

Though he does not come out in the book, he was mentioned before as the greatest wizard o all time by Harry, and Dumbledore. Merlin would just give a flick of his wand, and Voldemort would turn to ashes.

The greatest wizard of all time

He was the father of all magic.

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13 Filius Flitwick

He is charms master and did lots of protective spells. Not to mention duelled tons of bad guys!

He's a Duelling Champion.

A know champion of the dueling league. Helped Mcgonagall run off Snape, dueled Yaxley, and defeated Dolohov. Plus he was one of the greatest Charms practitioners of his time. Think he deserves better than 12th.

He's the charms teacher people! Plus he's Ravenclaw's master, Ravenclaw is the awesomest house!
(No bias there...heh heh)
~Talonsnow

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14 Dobby Dobby

Dobby showed his power by the love he felt for Harry and his friends; he could save them from a cellar that Voldemort - as we know he would've visited Malfoy Manor and agreed the conditions upon the inmates imprisonment - deemed inescapable from. I think Dobby should definitely be higher as he undermines Voldemort and Bellatrix Lestrange who both place highly on this list. He fully showed his love as he could've gained comfort betraying Harry or not informing him of the plot meaning Ginny would take the full blame but instead Dobby was ultimately better than Dumbledore as when he had power he operated for the greater good and Dobby could've used the power he had over the Lestranges with the chandelier in Malfoy Manor to use bribery etc etc and grant himself comfort but instead he sticks to his goal of saving Harry and his friends. He was loyal til the end.

He is not a wizard!

I voted for him because, although he is a house-elf, he deserves a sock. He is extremely cute, yet powerful, and shows his love for everyone. I was heartbroken during his death. DOBBY WAS A FREE ELF ;-; - HufflepuffGeekGirl

He is a house elf lol

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15 James Potter

He should be higher up, he excelled in transfiguration which is the hardest subject, he constantly hexed snape even though snape sent thaose hard curses. Please tell me how is hermione, how is harry, before james potter, who defied voldemort THREE TIMES! LIKE ACTUAL FIGHTING, NOT STABBING TH DIARY, NOT HAVING MUMMY TO CAST THE LOVE SPELL, NOT THE SAME WAND TYPE, NOT THE PHILOSOPHERS STONE, NOT DUMBLDORE TO BE THERE ALL THE TIME, NO

James Potter, Harry Potter's dad, is the coolest Wizard ever and very powerful. Very brave and an awesome husband and father! James Potter for the win!

As Harry's father I think he is best. Being one of the top in Defense Against the Dark Arts class, he even defeated Snape when he was a fifth year. He may have been killed by Voldemort, but he basically tried to lose. This is what I think:

Come on he has defied voldemort thrice

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16 Molly Weasley

She killed Voldemort's strongest Death Eater! Come on make her in the top 10 people!

She defeated Bellatrix the strongest death eater after Voldemort. If somebody says "But Bellatrix only lost because she was suprised" no in the book the battle was long so bellatrix had time too realise Molly was strong.

She killed lestrange without much effort and so I think she is one of the finest witches in the series

Seriously, she killed the strongest death-eater, Bellatrix Lestrange. She’s a truly powerful witch. - Hermione_Granger220

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17 Kingsley Shacklebolt

Not the best but certainly the one that has been most underrated on this list. Kingsley is almost always charged with a high responsibility by all those around him. Both in the Order of the Phoenix and in the Ministry of Magic he is highly thought of and is given important roles.
Deserves to be 3 or 4 in my opinion, not sure whether I'd rate Snape as better.

He is not the bodyguard of the prime minister for no reason. He is bad ass

This guy kept death eaters out of Hogwarts all night at his window and you know seeing as most the death eaters flew into the castle he must be dam tough.

He is my favorite

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18 Aberforth Dumbledore

Aberforth Dumbledore is an exceptionally good character. He helps Harry, Ronald, and Hermione plenty in the deathly Hallows book. He sends Dobby, the coolest house elf ever, into the Malfoy Manor to save Harry and Rom from the dungeons and Hermione from the grasp of hands of Bellatrix Lastrange. Aberforth also helped the three by getting them into Hog's Head and showing them a secret passage to Hogwarts room of requirement. He is a lovely man and a loyal character that has a little part in harry potter

Pretty sure he is just as powerful as Dumbledore, at least that's the vibe that I got from him. - UnjustNation

Really! Read the book... He goes to 3

Although we don't see much of Aberforth, we know his ranks are near dumbledore, grindewald and Voldemort. I think many just forget about him. Although we don't get to see much of Aberforths capabilities we know he's tremendously powerful. One spell we do get to see him cast is in the deathly gallows part 2. Aberforth casts the most powerful patrons we'd throughout the entire series blowing hundreds of dementors away. I think aberforth woould have to be in the top 4 most powerful wizards!

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19 Sirius Black Sirius Black

Although his death was tragic, he was one of the better wizards. Firstly, he was protecting Harry Potter and stuck by his friends. He was incredibly powerful, and did his best to help his friends. Despite the pressure from his family and Azkaban, he stuck by what he believed in that's what it takes to be a true wizard. Loyalty, powerful and could be trusted.

Sirius was considered the most powerful and cleverest student all time by Professor mcgonagall. He was also in the order of Phoenix.

Sirius was described as a powerful wizard by Minerva McGonagall, his former teacher. One of his dearest friends, Remus Lupin, also stated that he had been one of the cleverest Hogwarts students of his time.

He died protecting harry

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20 Helga Hufflepuff

How is anyone supposed to know how strong one of the founders are compared to the current alive wizards and witches at the time

How can we know which founders were more powerful than the others.

One of the founders of Hogwarts and greatest wizard of her time

Helga Hufflepuff is one of four founders of Hogwarts. The students of her house said she was loyal and hardworking. She accepted all her students, muggle-born, too.
She was described as one of the greatest witches of her age. She used her abilities to help create the sorting hat. - Hermione_Granger220

21 Antonin Dolohov

I think Dolohov and Lily were in the same league. Why do you think Voldemort wanted her as a follower so badly? Plus, someone else might argue she's more powerful than Voldemort (which I won't) since her love was able to protect Harry throughout the entire series.

Lily potter over dolohov? That is crazy. He had his own curse took on harry heroine and Neville at the same time and would've won if not for the other stupid death eater and he killed Remus lupin. A very powerful wizard

Antonin should be way higher in the list.
He is extremely powerful, it does not give him justice to be in 21.
Check his page on hp wiki.

22 Draco Malfoy Draco Malfoy Draco Lucius Malfoy is a character in J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. He is a student in Harry Potter's year belonging in the Slytherin house.

Draco is always 2nd to Hermione when it comes to tests and homework in Hogwarts. He was advanced in potions and his parents and godfather is powerful so surely he is too. It wasn't his fault he was on Voldemort's side in the war. He was forced by his parents and Voldemort threatened to kill him/his mother if he doesn't kill Dumbledore. He didn't have an option. But here's the thing. Draco was always arrogant, and he willingly put his shield down in front of someone he never wanted to see him weak; Dumbledore and Snape. I admire him for his eerily put innocence and bravery.

Oh, come on. Tell me one spell that Draco did that actually hurt somebody. Not powerful, just smug.

Really Ron and Ginny Weasley is more powerful than Draco? Laughing. Sure Ginny beat him in duel but Draco can beat them into the ground.

He's amazing

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23 Remus Lupin Remus Lupin

Lupin should b higher because he was an amazing DADA teacher, a good man and friend to Harry, Sirius and many others. RIP Remus. You are one of my favorite characters and will be missed.

He should be higher up since he was one of the best defense against the dark arts teacher and was a member of the order

Remus Lupin is my favorite person in Harry Potter (besides maybe Harry)

He managed to make people enjoy defense against the dark arts. If you can make every griffindor enjoy DADA, you are awesome.

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24 Kreacher

YAS. Ah, Kreacher...
Although at first he appeared mean and grumpy, he had a good reason for it. He even started showing his love for Harry in the last book! Although he is definitely not one of the most powerful, I'm still commenting him because he deserves more love. Kreacher will forever be a part of the Noble house of Black :D - HufflepuffGeekGirl

25 Bartemius Crouch Sr.

We never really see him use magic

He did manage to defeat Moody (well I assume it was him because Voldemort was incapacitated and Wormtail is an idiot), which is impressive in and of himself, not to mention that he rigged something as powerful as the goblet of fire.

Rubbish

We never actually see him use magic, so we can't really decide his position
in this list.

26 Neville Longbottom Neville Longbottom

If he wasn't there, Ron and Heirmione would be dead. He sliced the snakes head off. If he didn't, Harry wouldn't have killed voldemort.

Neville must be in top ten.

Neville is awesome

Every one knows that only a true GRYFFINDOR can use the sword of Godric Gryffindor. He was one of them. He at least must be in top 10. He also killed NAGINI (the snake) which was the last HORCRUX YOU-KNOW-WHO had.

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27 Rowena Ravenclaw

When people look upon bravery, ambition, and hard work, they tend to view wisdom, "as a mean's to an end." Exactly like magic- a mean's to an end. Rowena Ravenclaw managed to hide the fact that her diadem disappeared for years until her death! Ravenclaw also had a deep love for her daughter even though Helena betrayed her! Not to mention that she's a smart knockout- or at least that's how she's described.

Wisdom is the second strongest power that anyone can have (number one is magic). For instance, humans are more powerful than animals because humans are considerably more intelligent.

How are the other founders higher than her!? She was brilliant!

How is Helga Hufflepuff higher than her!

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28 Lily Potter

Lily Potter is considered to be one of the most powerful witches of her time with exceptional skill and talent according to her previous classmates and teaches, for example Slughorn. Little else is known about her but she is not as powerful as Hermione as mentioned though she is still an exceptionally powerful witch.

She was the only known person to stop the killing curse, without her Harry would've died and the prophecy wouldn't have been fulfilled.

Greater than she seems. She died for a reason. Should have a higher ranking than this

She should be higher than this- she is most definitely more powerful than Belatrix and she is the one who defeated the killing curse (cast by the most powerful wizzard of all time).

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29 Ron Weasley Ron Weasley Ronald Bilius "Ron" Weasley is a fictional character in J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. His first appearance was in the first book of the series, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone as the best friend of Harry Potter and Hermione Granger.

I'm upvoting this solely because everyone in the comments is being a whiny brat. Ron may not be the most powerful, but he sure is competent, and his defining characteristic are not that he is "Harry's sidekick lol" or "GREEDY". Have you not read a single Harry Potter book, or are you just ridiculously obnoxious?

Ron may look very scared but he is cool and he knows way more spells too and is an awesome player at chess

I'm sorry Ron, I'm so sorry. The damned retards that are the filmmakers made you this way. He is powerful, able to mimick Parsletounge, which is extremely hard to learn. He also was able to cast a very complicated spell in his second year, mind you. The slug-vomiting spell. He is talented and powerful. He's not book smart, like Hermione, but his strategical mind and hands on personality helps him to cast spells fluidly, if not really being able to memorize what Beedle the Bard said on his 16th birthday.

Without Ron and Hermione, Harry couldn't have successed to defeat Voldamort.

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30 Lucius Malfoy

He got beat up by an elf, twice. I don't think he deserves to be on here.

Lucius is a really powerful wizard he should be at least in the top ten

I think Ron, Draco, and especially Luna were more powerful.

He should be last since he's a real coward like his son.

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31 Seamus Finnigan Seamus Finnigan

I know this is a joke but I would tend to agree- Seamus survives an entire year of torture at Hogwarts in DH. Remember how the Trio didn't even recognise Neville when they saw him because he was so disfigured by torture? Yeah, Neville said that was nothing compared to Seamus. The boy deserves respect.

Not a legitimately powerful wizard but he DID survive an entire year of torture without losing his mind like alice and frank longbottom.

The guy who blows stuff up

I wouldn't say he's the strongest. But hey! He survived all of his own explosions from making spells go wrong. And the torture from the Cruciatus curse in the DH. +1 for respect

32 Amelia Bones

Switch Harry's and Moody's positions and I completely agree.

Amelia Bones should be much higher on the list. She fought Voldemort by herself. Amelia Bones was considered to be one of the greatest witches of her time. She was a highly skilled duellist and was able to hold her own against Lord Voldemort himself, when the Dark Lord arrived to murder her.

A terrible loss. She was a great witch.
Albus Dumbledore expressing the loss of Amelia Bones.

My top 10 1. Albus Dumbledore, 2. Lord Voldemort, . Gellert Grindewald, 4. Minerva McGonagall, 5. Severus Snape, 6. Bellatrix Lestrange, 7. Alastor Moody, 8. Horace Slughorn, 9. Amelia Bones, 10. Kingsley Shacklebolt.

Thanks. Continuing: 11- Lily Potter

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33 Nymphadora Tonks

Can't believe Tonks isn't higher up on this list. She saved Harry and his friends plenty of times, look at here skills at the Battle of the Department of mysteries. And I admire her strengt and courage to leave her child behind because she could not leave Remus. Absolutely gutted that she and Remus dies. RIP TONKS AND REMUS

She just has to be higher on this list

16th I would say

She is pretty great and the best auror in the book/film.

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34 Luna Lovegood Luna Lovegood

Luna was amazing. She has an ability to dream, even when awake. She was amazing at finding Harry when he was covered with his invisibility cloak. She even survived the Deathly Hallows Part II, for God's sake!

No... According to the book, the one who found him wasn't Luna but Tonk. Tonk was Remus Lupin's wife.

Luna was the most powerful witch when she was at Hogwarts. Even better than Hermione. - EmberAshes

Awesomeness, thy name is Luna Lovegood

Luna is just sooo talented and cool. She acts so chill when she gets bullied and attacked by death eater. I LOVE LUNA!

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35 Credence Barebone

To the "Ummm who? " person, he's an Obscurus (Someone who suppressed their magic all their childhood) from Fantastic Beasts. For more info on Obscurials like him, check out the wiki page for it. If you haven't heard of him, you probably haven't seen Fantastic Beasts.

Ummm who? - pouria_mt

36 Ginny Weasley Ginny Weasley

Ginny is so underestimated in the books! If you don't believe me just go reaserch her like crazy and you'll soon agree

Why is Ginny on here twice?

I have her wand

GINNY WEASLEY IS THE BEST

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37 Newton Scamander

A BOOK DEDICATED TO THIS GUY...THIS ANSWERS ITSELF...THE KNOWLEDGE AND MASTERY HE HAD IS JUST OUTRAGEOUS...NONE OF THE TOP WIZARDS WERE SAID TO HAVE SUCH MASTERY...EVEN DUMBLEDORE AND VOLDEMORT...

Yes! He should be at least top 15... - Hermione_Granger220

Held his own against Grindelward for a while... Incredibly knowledgeable about beasts and know how to tell them to aid him... Newt is a very powerful wizard indeed. - Goku02

Guuyys he saved new york! he is a really powerful wizard! at least top 20

38 Colin Creevey

Like, seriously. All he was was an annoying little brat

I Like Your Comment LOL It Was Funny

Colin Creevy is the most powerful wizard ever! He could have annoyed Voldemort to death!

He really could've annoyed him to death.
Colin: Can I just have one picture?
Voldemort: No
Colin: Please?
Voldemort: No
Colin: Pretty Please?
(Voldemort turns into ashes)

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39 Thomas Riddle

Bro this guys voldemort

He is the dark lord

What tom is down here he shluld be like 3rd he was smarter than hermione

This selection is either a duplicate or a muggle - should be eliminated irregardless

40 Rubeus Hagrid Rubeus Hagrid ...read more.

He is quite a powerful wizard but he isn't allowed to perform magic

Really...

Your AWESOME

Why, he couldn't even use magic [barely]. He probably just fall on his opponents

41 Queenie Goldstein

I just saw Fantastic Beasts. She has more power than Newt and could easily be in the top ten - FavoriteFightingFrenchman

42 Percival Graves
43 Leslie

Who the hell is Leslie

Leslie Phillips is the muggle that Voldemort killed at the start of number 4 I know in the books it says his name is frank but I know this is the muggle I'm not mistaken

Dear Leslie,
Why are you higher than Nicolas Flamel?
-Poppy - HufflepuffGeekGirl

Whos that

44 Tina Goldstein
45 Bill Weasley

Bill Weasley's is an amazing character that marries Fleir Delcour in the Deathly Hallows. He is the older brother to Percy, George, Fred, Ronald, and Ginny Weasley. Ronald stays in the shell cottage in the deathly Hallows when he and Harry get into m enormous fight. After Hermione is tourtured in Malfoy manor they ( the three of them) go to stay there while the others are recovering.

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46 Horace Slughorn

Slughorn was one of the few who dueled Voldemort. He was also teaching at Hogwarts for decades. He has that much experience. He should be on the top 15.

With mcgonagals and kingsleys help he subdued the most greatest dark wizard in history and repaired an entire room with dumbledores help. He was an amazing potion master and very intelligent and powerful he should be in the top ten

47 Narcissa Malfoy

She could lie to Lord Voldemort, which is practically impossible! She saved Harry Potter's life and without her, he would have probably died. She should definitely be in the top 20.

She is Draco Malfoy's Mom, and Lucius Malfoy's wife

She must be an extremely powerful legilimens to lie to lprd voldemort

48 Nicolas Flamel

I would like to add a few items to this list. - Spino

49 Viktor Krum

I agree with I think he should be higher! Lower than Vernon? Come on! Who can agree with that! Vernon doesn't even do magic

I think he should be higher! Lower than Vernon? Come on! Who can agree with that! Vernon doesn't even do magic!

He is pretty good considering he was a champion

He's the 2 best seeker (Harry's the first)

50 Fred Weasley Fred Weasley

Fred and George pulled some great stunts, especially in Order of the Phoenix. Even Professor Flitwick said that their swamp was impressive.

But where's George? Seriously, if Fred is here I want George to be in equal place.

Like your kidding him and george are the classic pranksters and they are just badass these guys are so underrated

He is so sexy

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