Top 10 Things That Would Make Harry Potter Better


The Top Ten

1 Cedric Diggory being more important so his death is sad

You mean he should've been the first and second book?

Cedric dying is sad to people who might like him but we already have enough sad deaths

2 Draco Malfoy dying

But that would mean all the villains died... BAD IDEA BAD IDEA...

I can understand I mean less temper tantrums with Cursed Child but they wouldn't go completely there would be some still, like temper tantrums over the new time turners that had been invented, Harry grumpy as a adult, Ron comical even though he decided to retire from being an Auror and work his George in the joke shop.


The series would be boring.

3 Goblet of Fire not having a romantic subplot

I agree my reasons being Ron and Hermionie confessing their feelings for each other instead of fighting Ron not having to wear a stupid dress Harry and Ron actually having fun at the yule ball or just have the subpot not be about romance

4 Harry not living with the Dursleys

Harry would not have lives! - Cyclne

Harry growing up in the wizarding world.

5 The Dursleys not being abusive

Petunia grow up, yes your sister went to Hogwarts and you couldn't and yes she was more pretty than you. But you cannot have jealousy for years.

Didn't see this one at first. Totally agree.

Less abusive Dursleys

Less abusive.

6 Harry not having a crush on Cho Chang

Yes. Who else hated this part?

This is the best so far in this list - Cyclne

Cyclne yes

7 The Weasley twins not being annoying

Take that back and nobody gets hurt. - RoseWeasley

WHAT - GleamingShadow


The Weasley twins are not anoying they make the Harry Potter series humorous and very interesting.

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8 Harry saving more than 2 people in Goblet of Fire
9 No professor Umbridge

A better way to but this would be

"professor umbridge dying" - GleamingShadow

Forget No professor Umbridge, I want her to die instead of no - LannaLau

Are you kidding. Umbridge is the best teacher, and without her the 5th book would be way more boring.

10 Harry wanting to win the Triwizard Tournament

The Contenders

11 Sirius not dying

He died going through the veil of life and death. But in the movies they changed it to Bellatrix casting the killing curse and then he goes through.
Harry if he didn't worry so much about the Christmas present that Sirius gave him, then he would've known about the two way mirror and then his death wouldn't have happened.

I agree I have no idea why Sirius had to die if he survived the wizarding world I would have been Happy what was the point of killing him off anyway Harry was going to have a family member who cared about him and loved him and that all went down the toilet but to me death didn't scare Sirius because he would rather die then let Harry die but I still didn't like it

I know Sirius' death is an important part of the plot but I would be lying if I say I am happy with it

Sirius still alive

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12 Harry and Hermione together

You mean the stereotype, predictable pairing. The two main male and female characters.
Why did the Weasleys have a daughter they have 6 sons.
She was just as excited as everyone else when she saw him in the first book.
She was not shy read the first book again when she first appears and at the end and Ron saying she never shuts up in the second book. She was only shy around Harry. That does not make her a fan girl, she fancies her brothers best friend and couldn't wait on when she found out he asked Cho to the Yule Ball so she dated Michael Corner we know little about them except he didn't support her when she won the Quidditch House Cup, sure he is a Ravenclaw and she was playing Gryffindor vs Ravenclaw but he was her girlfriend so she would break up with him and then he didn't seem that upset when he went to date Cho.
Whats wrong with Hermione being the sidekick? being the smart sidekick.
If Ron and Hermione argued all the time they wouldn't hang around.

I ship this completely. GO HARRY X HERMIONE! - Swiftdawn

what no - MUSHROOM

13 More information about Hufflepuff and Ravenclaw

Totally agree

I think that if Luna and other important Ravenclaws had shown up earlier than this problem could have been fixed, but the 1st book introduces everyone, and 1 more character with a full plot would have overdone it, the 2nd book feels the need to over-focus on Salazar Slytherin, aka Mr. Evil-Pureblood, and Godric Gryffindor, aka Mr. Hero, the 3rd book/movie would have complicated things, and in Goblet of Fire, there are already so many new characters that adding anyone else would overdo it. I just wish that Hufflepuff and Ravenclaw had more consistent appearance in the movies and books, because they are just as capable of heroism as Gryffindors and just as capable of evil as Slytherins.

14 The Troll Mirror (Hans Christian Anderson's Snow Queen)
15 The series having a more generic name, rather than being named after the protagonist

Well I suppose the prequel is called Fantastic Beasts.

How about Wizarding World? Huh?

16 Hagrid marring Madame Maxime


17 Harry living with Sirius

That would have been nice Sirius and Harry living together and Sirius being the father Harry always wanted they could have lived together but Wormtail escaped and Harry still had to live at the Dursleys

Harry being raised by Sirius in case if Lily and James were killed off.

18 Remus Lupin and Nymphadora Tonks still alive

Yes I vote for this one Lupin and Tonks were supposed to survive the Battle of Hogwarts but because J.k Rowling spared Arthur Weasley she felt as if she had to kill Lupin and Tonks but I think that they should have survived just because Arthur Weasley survived why Did Lupin and Tonks have to get killed off it would have been great if they had lived through the war

19 Crossovers With The Worst Witch

Interesting idea...The Worst Witch is a kiddie short story (But I think any age can read it, good plots) maybe a more grown up with Harry Potter and Mildred Hubble.

Doubt it. Did you know the author who wrote The Worst Witch she tried to sue JK Rowling. That's like having Tanya Grotter going to Hogwarts. (Russian book - sued similarities to Harry Potter but it has 14 books in Russia)

20 More Marauders

More information? Instead of mainly memories from the enemy.

21 Lily and James raising Harry Potter

A fan fiction of if Voldemort didn't exist and there was a plot.

Yes to give the Harry Potter fandom some IQ so they are not mentally retarded thinking James is a bad guy and making Snape overrated.

But then there would be no plot! - HufflepuffGeekGirl

Less orphaned Harry Potter

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22 End of rivalry between Slytherin and the three other houses
23 Character development for the entire Slytherin house
24 Crossovers With Beauty And The Beast

What's it like if Belle (Beauty and The Beast) and Hermione Granger were born and portrayed to be related to each other as identical twin sisters so far anyway? Huh?

25 More Magical Beings

Possibly in more Fantastic Beasts movies coming.

26 Harry having flaws

Lol I don't think he is flawless, he has flaws in the books and cursed child.

27 Profanity

Like Ron's Uranus joke in fourth book.
Things that you wouldn't think would be allowed in the book.

I doubt it was the same joke but Vernon Dursley said about Harry ruining the punchline of the Japanese golfer joke.

28 Voldemort dying in the first book

More like a story of if Voldemort never existed.
Like maybe only Harry remembers who Voldemort was everyone else is clueless and there is no Death Eaters.

But then the series would be boring or have only one book!

29 Crossovers with other franchises

Make a crossover with The Lord of the Rings!

30 More Malfoy relatives
31 Magical spells that easily revive and resurrect the dead

I couldn't easily forgive J.K. Rowling for killing interesting characters off at all.

32 More information about the Malfoy family

You can go on Pottermore and type "Malfoy." JK Rowling wrote an entire article on the history of the Malfoys and about Draco's time at Hogwarts. I hope this helped

33 More information about the Granger family
34 Disowned pureblood family members reconciling with each other
35 More information about other wizarding schools
36 Ghost muggles

Like Casper The Friendly Ghost.

37 Even muggles have superpowers

It would've been fairer than ever, right?

38 More information about Flora and Hestia Carrow
39 Lord Voldemort being a pureblood instead of half blood

I agree with that.

40 Severus Snape being a pureblood instead of half blood
41 Dolores Umbridge being a pureblood instead of half blood
42 Marius Black being a pureblood instead of squib
43 More information about Arthur Weasley's two brothers
44 More information about Fabian and Gideon Prewett
45 More information about the Hallow family

Not hallow itis peverell

46 Salazar Slytherin resurrected from the dead
47 Godric Gryffindor resurrected from the dead
48 Helga Hufflepuff resurrected from the dead
49 Rowena Ravenclaw resurrected from the dead
50 Regulus Black still alive
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Top Remixes

1. Goblet of Fire not having a romantic subplot
2. The Dursleys not being abusive
3. Cedric Diggory being more important so his death is sad
1. Draco Malfoy dying
2. Cedric Diggory being more important so his death is sad
3. Harry not living with the Dursleys
1. Harry not having a crush on Cho Chang
2. Draco Malfoy dying
3. Harry not living with the Dursleys


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