Most Overrated Harry Potter CharactersAnnaOfArendelle332
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He obsessed over an unhealthy crush for far longer than any reasonable human being should, he bullied kids, he hated on the child of said unhealthy crush, he wouldn't let go of a decades old grudge, but he the best character in the whole series? And his lifelong unhealthy obsession with a woman makes his earlier actions all better how?
Snape's actions are not able to be justified by the fact he was in love with Lily. He still bullied, abused, (ya know the stuff) Harry. Then his TRAGIC PAST was revealed and everyone started fawning over him. Look, you can like him. You can adore him, if you'd like to. I do not believe he made good choices in his life. His grudge lasted for years, and he became all 'I hate Harry Potter' because a girl didn't feel romantically attracted to him. WHAT A RELATABLE CHARACTER, HUH? No. No he's not. - PastelFlowers
You guys do realize that you are raving over and wanting to invade the vital regions of a bully and an abuser, right? He still held a grudge for a dead man for YEARS and bullied said dead man's son because of it. Snape's actions at the end of book seven do NOT excuse the bullying he did which caused one student to have him as their mortal fear. Also, the explanation at the end of book seven, in my opinion, was such a huge deus ex machina that I actually expected the Olympian Gods to fall from the sky.
He was almost killed by Jame's friend group. They were the reason his life in Hogwarts was miserable.
Everyone saying that Harry was bullied by Snape, think of it in another perspective. James is like the Dudley equivalent and Snape is like Harry. He was bullied for absolutely no reason.
And for his crush, I'm going to recite some of Shakespheare's Sonnet 116 by heart.
Love is not love,
Which alters where alteration finds,
Or bends with the remover to remove
Basically, if he truly loved her, he would've done through the end and her death. - RisingMoon
I hate to say this, since Hermione is probably in my top 5 favorite Harry Potter characters, but she's pretty overrated. We get it. Without her, Harry and Ron were virtually screwed. But some people act like she was the only badass girl character and that she's the absolute best in the series. Hermione has a tendency to be somewhat judgmental. She doesn't believe in things unless there are cold, hard facts to back them up. But you know how you get cold, hard facts? They start out as theories and are tested. But Hermione skips over that and only believes in the facts.
Honestly I think we need to look at a character like, and I may have a bias as she is my favorite character but hear me out for a second, Luna Lovegood. Yeah, so she had insane theories and believed in things that didn't always have concrete and tangible evidence, but you know what? She gave things a chance. She had faith in things, and that's how a lot of great ideas start. Well, that and theorizing. And she ...more
Hermione is a genius yes, and I love her but she gets way too much credit. Harry has some great ideas too, unfortunately the movies gave Hermione credit for these ideas and made Harry out to be clueless. Ron is shown to be useless in the movies too, and he is really not. I think he's the most underrated character of them all. Hermione is awesome, but don't hate on Ron and Harry, they are just as awesome.
Why is Hermione considered the best character? Maybe it's just me, but there are Harry Potter characters greater than her in my opinion. - Goku02
I hate that many of Harry and Ron good lines and ideas were given to her, because they wanted to empower women or something. Hermione is book smart only. When things are dire and they need a leader, Harry is the man, while Hermione gets all stressed out.V 12 Comments
I actually hate Harry himself quite a lot. If it wasn't for Hermione and some others like Dumbledore, he wouldn't have made it to the last book. He is slightly arrogant because he was the chosen one, he literally has no good ideas for himself and he has no self control. I just don't like his personality either, except maybe in the first book. Everything he does it purely based on luck and with other people helping him, he has no talent to be honest. If Hermione was the chosen one, Voldemort would be gone by the third book - Aquaturtle
Harry Potter is a great character, but honestly, I think he's kind of a Mary Sue. He is the only one to survive Voldemort and the Avada Kedavra curse, the youngest Quidditch player to join in a century, the master of death, captain of the Gryffindor Quidditch team, the "Chosen One", etc. He had a tragic backstory and a lot of characters risked their life for him and some died because of it. He's super famous, and sort of the "leader" in the "Golden Trio" (Harry, Ron, & Hermione). He was a horcrux, which allowed him to read Voldemort's thoughts, and could speak Parseltounge, a rare ability. His parents were also somewhat famous and almost everyone loved them. He was bullied by Draco (another overrated character) mainly because Draco was jealous of him, and most characters treat Harry Potter differently than they would treat anyone else. He has a cool lightning-bolt scar on his forehead, and kind of looks like a typical fantasy-book protagonist if you think ...more
Too overrated. When Ron and Harry went to save Hermione from the troll, he didn't even do anything except for being dumb and almost getting killed. Ron was the one who did the saving. He saved Hermione from being killed and saved Harry from being squished to death by the troll. Yet, it is Harry who gets most of the credit.
I like Harry, but honestly he's overrated.
I can understand that though, he's the main character after all. - Spino
Nah he was only in two books and mentioned in Order of the Phoenix. Please stop Twilight hate. There is Harry Potter fans that like Twilight, on Twilight message boards we have fans of Harry Potter. Sorry that Edward isn't Dracula.
I wonder how much of his overrated-ness is because of his actor also playing the actually even MORE overrated Edward Cullen.
To be honest I find Cedric rather dull - Goku02
What did Cedric do, seriously? Get luckily chosen in some competition, do the tasks, and get killed. How brave. - SpinoV 2 Comments
He did absolutely nothing but be born, yet everyone loves and defends him as if he were a real person and a member of their family. And there was no real purpose to his existence, either- that whole "godson" thing wasn't played up that much.
Why isn't he higher. Everyone only loves Draco because of his actor, so much they make Ron the evil psychopath and Draco the sweet angel.
I'm sorry, there are a lot of characters on here I like, so... forgive me. Yes, he never wanted to be death eater. Yes, He only helped Voldemort to save him and his family. But... he still is a jerk, bully, and several things I shouldn't say. He didn't make of much of sacrafice, honestly. I didn't see as much growth as there could have been. Certainly not be least favorite character, though. Still ok to me.
He ain't even a strong wizard! He only pretends, finding people's weak places and not knowing love or friendship! - Naila
He really needs a nose
Dude, he's one of the most underrated characters... - Tuana123
So being "loyal" is having the idiocy to leave it the first place? Huh.
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In the movies it looks like Ron is clueless but he is really not! He wasnt the only person who had ideas you know! ✨
She’s so gross and naive
Sorry but I kinda forgot he existed until the 8th movie
Unlike snape and hermione, he's kinda meant to be overrated
HE IS ANNOYING!
She had a lot going for her, like being related to several major characters and having a unique and rare ability, but in the end all that mattered was that she had a uterus.
Yeah she did not appear all the time but for the time she appeared and how much people love her she's as overrated as snake and that is something
Why the hell is Cedric Diggory on #3 and Luna Lovegood on #13? It is Luna that EVERYONE citates and talk about. And almost NO ONE talks about Cedric! What do ya'll thinkin' with?!
Awww it's the bratty ungrateful cry babies over the script of the next gen. I'm surprised Albus and Scorpius aren't on here.
He is kind and should be higher on the list. He was a great teacher and helps harry.
He helps HArry a looot. he's a genius
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