Overrated Harry Potter Couples

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Not all of these are bad, they just get a lot of love from the fandom

The Top Ten

1 Draco and Hermione

It doesn't make any sense, I was really surprised to see that was so popular. I suppose that the fans think of the characters with look of the actors and they like pairing them. Because I'm unable to find another reason to understand its popularity.

I have no idea why anyone would even like this pairing.

Dramione is the worst Harry Potter couple, but for some reason, people love it.

When I was little I was reading one fanfiction about them. This is like a bad memory now. I don't Know Why. But I really hate This ship. They are No sense.

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2 Draco and Harry

Rivals do not make good lovers. Why this so hard for everyone to understand?

But I actually ship this - KatyMartinezAndTheDiamonds

3 Harry and Hermione

"So painfully made for each other" my foot! They just happen to be the main hero and the most prominent character of the opposite gender, and as usual short-sighted fans always automatically think there should be romantic involvement even with nothing to go on or reasons (including but not limited to the characters outright expressing lack of interest) given within the context of the medium not to. See also Ryu and Chun-Li from Street Fighter and Ralph and Vanellope from Wreck-It Ralph.

It's stupid when people are saying that they should ended up together and Harry and Hermione don't even have romantic feelings for each other

Harry and Hermione are FRIENDS. They are NOT together.

It is like shipping Luke with Leia

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4 Snape and Lily

He called her a slur, let his friend do something bad to her friend, held a childish grudge for TWENTY years, never let go of a crush who NEVER returned his feelings and rejected his friendship due to the aforementioned incidents... you fangirls need to get over your visions of them being a cute and perfect couple, regardless of your hatred of James!

There are reasons to sympathize with Snape (abusive childhood, pretty much stuck in a job he hates), but his unhealthy obsession with Lily is not one of them.

I don't care how much anybody "hate hates" James. The series isn't called "Harry Snape", and "Sev-sev" HATED Harry and treated him like worm feed BECAUSE he wasn't Harry Snape. Yeah, had I survived an attack my husband and father of my child didn't, I sure as heck wouldn't remarry a guy who held my child's resemblance to said father against the child and abused the child for it.

Yeah, take out the fact you never got over your crush marrying someone else on said crush's kid. Real classy.

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5 Sirius and Remus

I don't get why people would see them as romantic, especially when Remus was in a relationship with Tonks - Felina94

6 Ron and Hermione

Can't stand reading Romione... Bleh.

BEST COUPLE EVER! OTP - KatyMartinezAndTheDiamonds

7 Harry and Ginny

Harry and Ginny are not overrated, I don't see much hype about this pairing.

I ship them

8 Tonks and Lupin

Why isn't this higher? It figuratively and literally KILLED two perfectly good characters! And for what? A stupid, worthless baby who was only born so Harry could promise to be the "perfect godfather" his own godfather wasn't (never mind it was for reasons beyond said godfather's control, also Harry's opinion of said godfather had inexplicably taken a nosedive since the godfather's death).

In response to "especially when Remus was in a relationship with Tonks" as an argument against another Remus pairing: He was in an UNHAPPY relationship with Tonks that just felt forced and tacked-on. Also, the mere fact that they even CONCEIVED, let alone Remus's annoyingly cloyingly over-the-top reaction to the birth is so obviously forced it hurts.

The way so many insist this is "true love" makes me sick.

What gets me is how Tonks was introduced as a Strong Female Character® but in the end the only thing about her that mattered is that she had a uterus (and whether that really "mattered" at all given how overall insignificant the kid was is debatable). Yet even the more "feminist" and "social justice" minded fans insist this is "true love" a la Anna from "Frozen" regarding Prince Hans. And they're the same ones who wish Ginny and/or Lily had been "stronger". Hypocrites.

9 Dumbledore and Grindewald

Wouldn't hate it so much if it wasn't Rowling's flagrant "see see gay couple I'm so inclusive". If she were really so inclusive, she would've developed this or any other same-gender pairing better- and within the actual books, not the interviews and junk she's been doing to keep desperately in the public eye.

This pairing just reeks of tokenism, sorry.

10 Scorpious and Albus

Scorpions loves Rose

Listen people we didn't even meet Scorpious except in The Cursed Child and he didn't even seem remotely gay
Albus maybe but I mean just because someone is good friends with someone else doesn't mean they have to date

don't get me wrong I'm bi and gender fluid so #lgbt+

The Contenders

11 Percy Weasley and Oliver Wood

This isn't even a popular couple. - RisingMoon

12 Neville and Luna

They don't even interact in the books and have 1 mediocre scene together. How did this pairing get popular?

13 Harry and Cho

I felt that Harry and Cho would had work out if Harry would have understand Cho's problems and if Cho can understand why Harry was meeting with Hermonine! Also they had chemistry

14 James and Lily

They are the PERFECT couple! - AshleyChang

15 Bill and Fleur

Well they are fine together - AshleyChang

16 Ginny and Luna
17 Albus Potter and Delphi Riddle
18 Lily and Scorpius
19 Lily and Lysander

Who is Lysander - AshleyChang

20 Lorcan and Lily
21 Polly Chapman and James Sirius Potter
22 Polly Chapman and Albus Potter
23 Hermione and Snape
24 Harry and Delphini
25 Teddy and Lily Luna Potter
26 Luna and Ron
27 Neville and Ginny
28 Harry and Voldemort
29 Scorpius and Rose

They seem like the typical “Romeo ad Juliet except they don’t die” kind of people

“Best friend falls in love with best friend! It’s like Ron and Hermione” NO. Rose hates him because she’s prejudiced and doesn’t give him a chance. The scriptwriters made it seem pushy

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