Worst Harry Potter Characters
The Top Ten
Oh. My. Potter. This.. Woman. I hate her more than any woman in the whole history of women in cinema and literature. At least Voldemort says, "I'm evil! " Dolores? "I'm good! " Makes children write with their own blood if they get a detention with her. Forces information out of children. Threatened Harry with the Cructiatous Curse. Sent the dementors on him so he'd get in trouble. I wish she'd gotten killed and eaten by those centaurs.
At least she's first place in SOMETHING. She is a great, well written character, but her ROLE deserves this spot. She's fun, though, and I love imitating her voice to my friends, especially those who never read/watched Harry Potter.
Made the Order of the Phoenix the most painful read I've ever experienced... as a 4th grader, I happily completed the 1st book, fell off in the 2nd, finished the 3rd one rather well, the 4th one took some time, but I enjoyed those days during lunch, reading Goblet of Fire. Then came the Order of the Phoenix, which was beyond mediocre. Later, in 5th grade, I read the Deathly Hallows after watching the 6th movie (After the fallout that was the 5th book, I couldn't bear reading the series for a while) and the Chamber of Secrets. Just recently, I finished the Half Blood prince. The only book I haven't read is the Order, due to this character being just god-awful.
Dolorous Umbridge abuses children in the 5th book with the idea that she is doing it for their better knowledge. She is slick and only wants to be in control no matter what. She is worse than Voldermort with the ideas that she does this in the name of the law and order, and to make her rise to the top. In the 5th book she makes Harry use a blood quill which is illegal on a minor and only used at Gringotts bank and for adoption/ becoming a godfather. She also sugggested to use the cruciatus curse which is one of the 3 unforgivable curses. She hinders the growth of learning for her students, and the desire to learn. She manipulates everyone to get what she wants. She is also very sadistic. She may seem nice dressed in pink, but watch out she is worse than a tarantulas, and also worse than any dementor. She is made of people's personal nightmares. In the 7th book, she tortures and captures Muggleborn, while herself is a half-blood, with the idea of making the world into all pure-blood ...moreV 113 Comments
Umbridge and Bellatrix I can understand, by how is Draco Malfoy worse than Uncle Vernon?! Draco has redeeming qualities. It's entirely possible to defend him without pulling complete nonsense out of your ass. But Vernon is completely irredeemable. There is absolutely NO excusing the things he did. Literally the only good thing Vernon has going for him is the fact that he turned Harry, front and center of the biggest literary phenomenon in recorded history, into a relatable character for victims of child abuse.
How is Harry Potter above this? I know Harry's not the best but do you think this child abuser and torturer deserves to be lower than the killer of Voldemort? - TwilightKitsune
He's a child abuser, he made Harry sleep under the stairs (whereas in book 2, he said that "...and we even gave you Dudley's old bedroom, purely out of the goodness of our hearts"). Yeah, right. He beats up Harry, uses him as a servant... what am I saying? He uses him as a SLAVE! How is Draco higher than him?! - redhawk766
Vernon is an awful Person he treated Harry like garbage and he encouraged Dudley’s bullying in the 2nd book he had the gall to tell Harry he was being ungrateful he didn’t let Harry come to the dinner party and when Dobby smashed a pudding on the masons he just assumes it was Harry’s fault in the 3rd book when Harry accidentally blew up his aunt he demanded that he bring her back when it was her own fault for insulting Harry’s parents in the 5th book when Harry and Dudley came back home and Dudley comes back demented he quickly accuses Harry every time something bad happens he punishes Harry for it when it wasn’t his fault he’s also abusive tooV 17 Comments
What? Like I know he's a spoiled brat, and all that but why he here and not Harry? Harry Potter is a whiny brat to and he's marked as the amazing hero who can do no wrong. At least Draco redeems himself at the end! I know Harry's parents died and all that, but you can't just smack that down onto a piece of paper and expected us to care, you need to actually make us feel for this guy, not make him into a boring, one dimensional idiot. In The half blood prince I was just... that was really sad with Draco, and he seems like an actual human being not someone you would hate in real life but is forced into this "I am perfect" box by the author! I've heard a lot of people talking about how she couldn't make Harry Potter perfect, but just scratch all the teenage whininess and give him some real personality traits Can someone name any interesting characteristics he has right now? Yay he's brave yay we all love him now! Good job, never heard of that one before, the brave male lead filled to the ...more
I love him, because he is a great character and redeems himself. I find him more interesting then Harry. I find him more interesting because he finally breaks from his father and becomes good!
I know Draco seemed like a horrible person but in Half blood prince we learn that he's been ordered by Voldemort to kill Dumbledore but when he has the chance he can't do it Draco seemed like a mean bully but he has redeeming qualities
Know that I am only voting for him because I wanted to post this. WHY THE HELL IS DRACO ON THIS LIST? WHY IS HARRY NOT HIGHER ON THIS LIST? , I know he's against muggle-borns and all, but his parents rasied him like that, I mean, don't people understand? He never wanted to be a Death Eater, he only did it for his parents. Yes, not only Gryffindors are loyal ( Why is Gryffindor a house in the first place? , what. )V 31 Comments
If you hated him in the movies, do not read the books. In the books, he is practically the definition of Idiot. Oh, and in the books, Malfoy is MUCH worse. Trust me on this, if you have read the books and the movies, you know what I mean.
He is a spoiled brat. It was so funny when he got stuck in the snake cage in the first book!
I hate Dudley Dursley by a high percentage, but his Aunt Marge is worse I'm surprised that she isn't on here yet. - Anonymousxcxc
Such a spoiled brat I would have slapped him in the faceV 12 Comments
Well, if I was suspicious of lies, I'd put a jinx onto the quick quotes quill and make it say the true things. And maybe use a time turner to change past-time ones. And when it says "writes Rita Skeeter, attractive blonde" it should say "Lies Rita Skeeter, dumb idiot.
She should be first because she always gets potter down by her stupid news. Why can't she support potter?
I don't like her, because she turns around everything Harry says in the interview. No matter how many times he said he was 14 instead of 12, she wouldn't listen. Then again, it's funny to see the reference to most of today's journalists. - redhawk766
She's a journalist maniac. 'enough said.V 22 Comments
She killed Sirius! I laughed when she died!
She's a psychotic, horrible, awful person and I hate her more than I hate Voldemort. Plus she killed Sirius, who was my second favorite character. Yep, she definitely wins worst character award.
You hate her because she is evil...my point. How many morons are in this fanbase? - DCfnaf
Bellatrix is pure evil she enjoys other people's pain
I mean what's up with that
Yup bellatrix is the worst she killed sirius and dobby you know whats also weird that voice inside her head that says that hair style looks good -lolV 36 Comments
Anyone who says that he is a jerk has either never read the books or needs to reread them.
Amazing main character that's loyal and shouldn't be judged because of his hair colour stop hating on the three Main ones their really is no reason TO!
He abandons Harry twice when Harry needs his friendship and support the most -- TWICE! He behaves horribly towards Hermione -- his putting her down as a know-it-all and his comments during the Yule Ball are some examples -- and is just as bad as Malfoy in terms of his prejudice against Slytherins. He slacks off at school and ignores his studies in general, unlike his more ambitious siblings. If he really wanted to stand out and make a name for himself, he should do something about it on his own instead of whining all the time and relying on Harry's fame and Hermione's brains for help.
Ron is a great character he’s used for comic relief but he proved himself worthy and earned Hermione’s Love he defended her when Malfoy called her a mud blood which is a racial slur for people who are muggleborn he believed Harry about Lord Voldemort’s Return and defended him when Seamus accused him of being a liar Harry is the hero of the story the chosen one and the boy who lived and Hermione is the brightest witch of her age and an overachiever he’s not only Harry’s best friend he even proved that he could live up to his brother’sV 39 Comments
Harry, above Voldemort?! What?! Also why do people hate him, don't get me wrong Ron is his best friend and all, but Ron is seriously overdeveloped. I get that Harry does whine and complain, but he's still a good character. While Ron who is nice, he still is overdeveloped because Ron whines and complains all the time and personally if you took him out the plot would still be unchanged in a way. - Anonymousxcxc
I personally like harry because he's been through so much and even though life is rough he gets through with it. Sure he has a very short temper but that's probably because he wanted answers to his problems. Of course, he wasn't going to just get the answers but he had to figure it out himself. In the end he found the answers which made him a better person overall. So y'all just stop the hate!
Harry Potter is like Frodo, most of the work is done for him by other characters. He was MADE special by Voldemort's power but other than that NOTHING. His thoughts and actions are a bit bland (some scenes in the book just has him as a witness for other characters and their actions). Other characters are more complex, therefore making him look dull and boring in comparison. Also, I find it weird that his greatest strength is love but completely dismissive of other people.
I actually like Harry. I mean I understand those people who call him a jerk but he's not THAT much of a jerk. Considering that he has no parents to teach him, comfort him, and for him to rely on (Seriously. Ron has his parents and so does Hermione. And Draco. And Dudley. And a lot of other people.), but Harry has an abusive family who HATES him. The Dursleys can pretty much outright say "YOU ARE A FREAK AND WE WISH YOU HAD DIED ALONG WITH YOUR WORTHLESS AND NO-GOOD PARENTS! " and it wouldn't make much of a difference to how they act in the books. He actually came out pretty alright for someone with an abusive family. Harry could have came out exactly like Voldemort, someone who hates muggles and wants them all dead. I mean, who could blame him; they treated him like dirt! As for the whole "jerk" thing, he's an emotional teenager who has the responsibility of the whole world on his shoulders. Cause if you think about it, if Voldemort had won, then why would he stop ...moreV 68 Comments
USELESS. USELESS. She serves no purpose to the story other than being a cheap romantic opponent to Hermione over Ron. Come on! This is coming from the same series that gave us Harry/Cho/Cedric, one of the best love triangles ever! Being a romantic opponent was NOT Cedric's defining characteristic, but it certainly is Lavender's. Even Jar Jar Binks was more relevant to Star Wars than Lavender Brown ever was to Harry Potter.
"Can I have a look at Uranus too, Lavender? "-Ron
HATE HER I hate her I think she needs to boo
I hate her. So. Much. - Hermione_Granger220V 8 Comments
At least 'you know who' knew he was evil. Peter Pettigrew was a coward who betrayed the only people who were ever kind to him (resulting in the murder of Harry's parents amongst others) and then blamed another entirely innocent man, not only ruining Sirius's life but impacting many more. He was a well enough written character he was just a pathetic human. I really hate him.
He framed Sirius for murder and let Sirius sit in Azkaban in his place for 12 years. He betrayed the only people who were ever kind to him and who would have died for him. He's not only the reason Harry has no parents but he also eliminated any possibility of Harry and Sirius having a somewhat normal life together. Because of him Sirius had to spend the end of his life alone as a prisoner in his old home. How is he not higher up on this list?
Wait how is this rat so low! He betrayed his friends, he's the reason Harry's parents are dead, he got Sirius imprisoned for a crime he never committed, and he revived Voldemort. I agree with Umbridge being #1 but I cannot stand Pettigrew. He's a spineless coward and he got what he deserved in Deathly Hallows (only thing I absolutely hate about the movies is that they never killed him like in the book, but I understand why, it's a little much for a fantasy film).
AUGGGHHH PEICE OF FILTH! GET HIM AWAY GET HIM AWAY GET HIM AWAY! AUGGHHV 19 Comments
Hermione above Petunia?! After Bellatrix this list is just starting to get confusing (well Draco being at second is confusing too, but still). - Anonymousxcxc
She is horrible - Patronus
She’s bad, but she gradually redeems herself in books 5-7 and it’s revealed that she has a heart and actually did love her sister. And when Harry leaves the dursleys forever she does have remorse. It was a deleted scene in the Deathly Hallows Part 1 film unfortunately - children
Eww. I hate her. - Hermione_Granger220
I just think that Percy is really stuck up and only does things that will beneift him and not his family or friends. He did have a change of heart though.
Prefects suck. Except for Ron+Hermione
I just hate him
He did redeem himself a little in the last book, - wheelers-V 10 Comments
WHAT? Why is Hermione on this list? She is awesome
A bit annoying at the start, but one of the best characters. She was very smart, and she punched Malfoy! A bit mean to punch, but he deserved it. One of my favorites. Negative comments with positive scores?! I disagree. I like that she is #1 in the best, but #7 in the worst makes me very angry. The smarty pants of the story.
Why is hermione on this list I mean she is one of the trio come on people wake up!
OH PLEASE! Hermione is amazing! She punched Draco! She got the best scores! Hermione is just plain awesome! Hermione and Emma Watson are perfect. please please please let Hermione get off this list. She may be a bit bossy and rude, but actually really smart, compassionate, kind, clever, and witty. And hecka beautiful!V 52 Comments
But it's David tennant... Can we forgive him because of that? NOPE NOPE EVIL. But I do feel sorry for him, neglected... Dementor's kiss. NOPE... EVIL
He should be one because he pretty much lead Cedric diggery to his death! SO EVIL!
I personally thought that he was a great villain lolol. - HeavyDonkeyKong
But he turned Draco into an animal! Even if I do feel sorry for him (Draco), that was totally awesome!
And he's David Tennant!
I am not a fan of Snape. I think he's an incompetent teacher, a massive jerk, and only sympathized with because James is an ass and he ended up going along with the Side of Good. However, no matter how much I dislike Snape, James was really being an arse. Like he was gleefully cursing Snape and being a generally obnoxious brat throughout what we see of him. I think Snape is at fault for this too, though, so I think they're both responsible.
I am a HUGE fan of Snape, and when reading and watching the memories, I absolutely HATE him! Why would James do such a thing to Snape just because of a girl. Snape and Lily were perfect together until James came around. He is my least favorite character in Harry Potter. I like Voldemort and Umbridge better than him.
At least he changed as he got older. - Anonymousxcxc
I can clearly understand why him and his stupid cronies were Gryffindors, like the other idiots in the series.V 7 Comments
I know he's a villain, and he tried to kill Harry and stuff, but I am kind of sympathetic towards him. I mean if your parents had a really sad story like his did, and you had to grow up in and orphanage where you were different than others ( He was a wizard, and his middle name was Marvolo). Then all of a sudden this guy comes and wants to take him to his school ( Dumbledore, Hogwarts) and he probably thinks Dumbledore means an insane asylum at first. Because the people in the orphange probably made him feel like that's the only place he'd belong. He never had any parents, or trusted guardians to tell him to turn his life around. Then he went to Hogwarts and and suddenly he had this power, and he was one of the smartest in the school. Then he went ot to find out more about his family and learned about his parents, and he probably developed his hate of muggles because of his muggle orphange past, and because of who his father was. Then he got all power cray and killed whoever tried to ...more
How are Neville, Hermione, Harry, and Ron higher than Voldemort? Ron might be a jerk, but he doesn't kill people for no reason. I can understand why people might dislike Harry and Hermione, but what they did is nothing compared to Voldemort. And Neville is higher than Voldemort. NEVILLE LONGBOTTOM. What has life come to?
What's going on here! I mean the most evil wizard's on 17th, and the guys who sacrificed everything to fight him are higher up! This is completely crazy. I don't think anybody here read Harry Potter properly.
Ok...why are some characters on the list and Voldemort is NUMBER 17V 20 Comments
His name is so funny! Plus he's loyal. - Goku02
Neville is amazing peeps:)!
How is Neville even on the
How is neville on here? - wheelers-V 15 Comments
But Kreacher is Kreacher. What has he done to be bad?
First Harry, Next, Ron, Then Dobby, Than Kreacher. WOW
What did he do to be bad
Kreach is better than dobby
Please don't come at me but... Snape was really petty and abusive. What reason did he have to abuse Harry? And no- His creepy lust for Lily or his immature bitterness for James does NOT count. Does no one remember when Snape was ok with his friends practicing dark arts on other students? James and the Marauders matured. Snape wanted Lily to live and was fine with James and Harry dying. He bullied Neville to the point where he was the poor boys worst fear. As amazingly written as he was- he was a horrible person in general.
He was beautifully written and interesting character. All of this is true. HOWEVER, this does not stop him from being a jerk to people for pretty much no reason. Oh wait- get this- he hated Harry because he is James' son! WOW, what an amazing reason to hate someone and get a false image of who they are! He insulted and occaisonly abused his students, why? Because they were Gryffindor of course! For example in Goblet of Fire when Draco CURSED Hermione, Sanpe simply insulted her, and Draco got no punishment. His love for Lily is very sweet however. But he had no respect for her opinions. Snape hurt her sister. Hated her friends. Hated anyone who talked to her. It was... something. But he was loyal and important to Dumbledore, and I appreciate that, and he certainly is not the worst. I just wanted to talk about him. But I still think the character is ok.
Seriously? First of all, you should know Severus Snape was a loyal assistant to Dumbledore. Also, whoever said this:
"SNAPE SUCKS DIE SNAPE I HATE YOU WHY DID YOU INSULT JAMES
As you might have guessed, I am a fan of James Potter and before any of you say James bullied Snape, Snape started it by making fun of his father and anyway Snape used Sectumsempra"
is an idiot. You really should read the books before voting. NOWHERE in the books did it say Snape used Sectumsempra on James, and he only used it once because a Death Eater was trying to jinx Remus Lupin. Snape loved Lily, and whatever faults he may have had, he was a good-hearted and brave person.
How is Snape even on this list? *cries* He was bullied by James, his parents were divorced, or maybe just fighting, and nobody realized he was loyal to Dumbledore the (please don't hate me) pathetic idiot, until after he died. I admire his abuse towards Harry.V 23 Comments
I hate her so much.
Oh come on below hermione and ginny
NO! DOBBY WAS LIKE AMAZING! First, Hermione. Then, Harry. Then, Ron. Now, guess who? DOBBY. Humanity has lost its mind and the world is ending.
I'm DONE WITH THE INTERNET... excuse me while I go read chamber of secrets but only DOBBY lines!
DOBBY IS AMAZING! I can see why some people might find him a little annoying, but he always had Harry's back until the end.
Dobby Is Free - PatronusV 30 Comments
Whoever commented on here has obviously never read the books.
Completely boring character. Simply there to be Harry Potters love interest.
In the first few books she is Harry's little stalker and then afterward she turns into a total Mary-sue. - RisingMoon
I really hate Ginny. She is a mary-sue, annoying, a helpless movie girl, and a stalker.V 16 Comments
Clearly the worst character ever. She wants Voldemort back! She is like Dolores Umbridge, but in worst!
Lol she is SAVAGE
Mary Sue - AshleyChang
She and the Cursed Child should not exist. This is trULY the worst “Harry Potter” character, if you can even call Cursed Child Harry Potter material! - children
This isn't barty crouch jr this is barty crouch senior (the innocent one)
He is the true villain who showed no mercy, who is cold-hearted, who delights in the misery of others, who has no shame breaking the big law just to please his beloved wife. The worst part is this cold-hearted criminal is not even condemned. The man who delights in torturing the innocent Sirius in Guantanamo is made into an honorable Nobel Peace laureate. The end he really deserved was a thousand Crucios before Dementor's Kiss.
Well, Mean son.
But... he was so innocent... - Hermione_Granger220
Luna was cool. Bellatrix and Skeeter on the other hand, no, they were just asses. I'd have to say that Luna is better than Ginny, Ginny is a bitch
This poll isn't for most angering character or most evil, it's for worst character. Cho Chang was the worst character in the way that she didn't have a personality throughout every single part of the books she was shown in. She didn't do anything memorable and most people probably won't even remember her when they read the books.
She was interesting in the thirth and fourth book. But, after this, the only thing she did was cry all the time and became in a boring character
Cries ALL the time.
She cried like, two times. You know how many times Harry cried? Ginny? Ron? Harris? But they don't get any hate for that, of course🙄 She cries for something that's appropriate to be extremely sad about, but is hated for having emotions. Stupid haters. I know cho Chang isn't the most fleshed out character, but hating her for crying when someone who was close to her died is not only dumb, but completely inconsiderate!V 7 Comments
He is extremely mean to Dumbeldore and calls Harry a liar in the 5th book
Jerk - Patronus
Annoying stupid git all look at me he HAS to be 1
Annoying but not at least he isn't a child abuser like Umbridge - Patronus
He’s a dumb show off, he thinks the world revolves around him.
He’s such a show off, and thinks he’s a know-it-all, but really he’s an idiot. - Hermione_Granger220V 1 Comment
Literally, I don't know what people like him. He is just the looks. nothing else. Just a stupid over rated character put in just to fill in the plot. Possesses little magical talent.
I’m sorry he was the worst
He seriously believed in putting the Crusio, sorry forget how to spell the spell. - Catscatscats
Well, I don't really hate him. I don't like him either. He's too minor for me to care about. He is kinda 'just there' for me. - Goku02
How the hell is he not number 1? Probably in top 5 worst characters in any series ever
He should be number one. Hate him more than Umbridge or Voldemort. He is the worst.
Fenrir Greyback is a pedophillic werewolf. This guy is obviously a pedophile.V 5 Comments
He tried to sacrifice Harry multiple times for his "Greater Good". For example, if you look at it, the protection for the Sorcerer's Stone must have been made really bad if a couple of first years were able to get through. In Harry's final year Dumbledore didn't know that Harry would survive, it was by coincidence that the killing curse didn't kill him. - RisingMoon
Don't think dumbledore expected Herminone to try and get the Stone, but yeah. HE IS SO VAGUE. He could at least tell Harry SOMETHING! Plus totally biased in Harry's and Gryffindor's favor.
Ugly and evil. He looks like a Girl. - Patronus
He looks like Thranduil from The Hobbit
Ugh! I hate him so much! He’s such a cruel man! - Hermione_Granger220
Hagrid is awesome.
Hagrid is awesome! - Hermione_Granger220
Hagrid is not a crybaby and selfish, stupid idiot!
He is so annoying in the books when he keeps on being a crybaby to both Harry and Norbert. come on they got to leave and he is so selfish.V 1 Comment
He was so annoying in the books. He really didn't care about anything but quidditch, and he was obsessed.
He sucks a lot. Quitting obsessing jerk!
Same goes for Gwenog
So... Normal.V 1 Comment
Fleur was awesome! she was annoying at the start but she changed! Get her off this list
Why Is mad eye here he is one of the best
. HE MAY HAVE HAD SOME BAD TIMES BUT HE CHANGED. Poor little moody and his eye.
How is she not at number two?! How?! - Anonymousxcxc
She’s a less intense Umbridge - children
Why is she here? She's awesome! Much better than the trio protagonists in my opinion. - Goku02
Why, why why?! She was AMAZING.
She is kind and loving
Everyone’s going to hate me but Luna is my least favorite Harry Potter character.V 10 Comments
There’s not enough about him in neither the books nor movies so I really can’t judge him - children
This is where Hermione goes she is the best character ever I don't know how she is at the bottom of the list
This guy is awesome
I love him
Ehh he was kind of anoying
She killed the strongest death-eater. Seriously, she’s awesome! - Hermione_Granger220
OH MY GOD WHAT THE FUUCK? I EXPECTED HIM TO BE 2ND AFTER DRACO WHAAT?
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