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Harry Potter is undoubtedly one of the most famous novels and movie series of all time. One of the reasons for its immense success is its portfolio of well-written characters. One of these iconic characters was Bellatrix Lestrange. She was a pureblood sadistic witch who was a Death Eater and one of the most dangerous members of Lord Voldemort's army. She is known for her battles against members of the Order of the Phoenix.

Bellatrix Lestrange Biography: Quick Data

  • Full name: Bellatrix Lestrange (from Soltera Black)
  • Birthdate:1951
  • Place of birth:Britain
  • Alias:Bella, Bellatrix Black, Madame Lestrange, Voldemort Last Best Lieutenant
  • Death date:May 2, 1998
  • Esterbeort:Great Hall, Hogwarts Castle, Highlands, Scotland, UK.
  • Sign: Twins
  • siblings:Narzissa Malfoy, Andromeda Tonks
  • Kinder:dolphins
  • Partner/spouse:Rudolph Lestrange (husband), Lord Voldemort (love interest)
  • Magic Legacy:pure blood
  • Hogwarts House:Slytherins
  • Magic wand:12¾ inches long, made of walnut wood, with a dragon heart core
  • Actor who played:Helena Bonham Carter

Birthplace and legacy of Bellatrix Lestrange

Bellatrix was born in 1951 into the Black Family, one of the Twenty-eight Holy Families. She lived in the UK with her father, Cygnus Black the Third, and her mother, Druella Rosier.Bellatrix had two younger siblings, Narcissa Malfoy and Andromeda Tonks. The Black Family was known for its firm belief in the supremacy of purebloods. They hated anyone who favored Muggles or Muggle-borns, whether it was part of their own family.

Physical appearance of Bellatrix Lestrange

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Being born into a wealthy and respected family, he had all the luxuries in the world at his fingertips. Furthermore, she was blessed with remarkable beauty, a commendable height, a slim and slender figure, gorgeous curly black hair, and bewitching dark eyes. She was glamorous, to say the least, a fact reiterated by her classmates throughout her school life at Hogwarts. Ironically, she shared these looks with her younger sister, Andromeda, whom she despised for marrying a Muggleborn.

The Hogwarts years of Bellatrix Lestrange

Bellatrix began her journey to Hogwarts in 1962 or 1963. There, the Sorting Hat took her to Slytherin house. She met her future husband, Rodolphus Lestrange, and future Hogwarts Headmaster, Severus Snape, along with Evan Rosier, Wilkes, Mulciber, and Avery. At Hogwarts, she was considered a beautiful, glamorous but arrogant witch. Along with her friends, she later joined Voldemort's army and became a Death Eater.

Bellatrix Lestrange's life after Hogwarts

Participated in the First Wizarding War

During the First Wizarding War, Bellatrix, along with her husband Rodolphus and brother-in-law Rabastan, proved to be one of Lord Voldemort's bravest supporters. Later, with Voldemort's defeat at the hands of the then-infant Harry Potter, the First Wizarding War officially came to an end. Many Death Eaters were captured and executed by Aurors. However, Bellatrix was among the few Death Eaters able to fight off the Aurors and escape captivity.

In order to discover Lord Voldemort's whereabouts, she went to Frank and Alice Longbottom along with the Death Eaters who fled with her. The two Aurors were severely tortured by them. Bellatrix was known for skillfully and effortlessly casting the Cruciatus Curse. She cast the curse on the Longbottoms to inflict severe bodily pain on them and torture them into surrender. However, the Longbottom couple refused to relent despite all the torture, and the curse eventually drove them insane.

The trial of Bellatrix Lestrange

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Bellatrix was eventually defeated and arrested by the Aurors on charges of torturing Alice and Frank Longbottom. She was brought before the Magical Law Council and chained to her chair. However, she Bellatrix refused to appear weak and fragile and therefore remained confident at all times.Unlike many other Death Eaters who left Voldemort's side after his defeat, she asserted her loyalty to Lord Voldemort. She then proudly announced that she would remain loyal no matter the circumstances. She was sentenced to life in prison for her heinous crimes and sent to Azkaban for her crimes.

Captivity in Azkaban

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In Azkaban, she was prisoner 93 and was held in a maximum security cell. During her time in Azkaban, being held captive took a toll on her, both physically and emotionally. Bellatrix spent fifteen years there, from 1981 to 1996, until Lord Voldemort returned to power and was finally able to escape Azkaban with his help.

Battle for the Department of Mysteries

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In 1996, the Battle of the Department of Mysteries was fought between the Death Eaters, Harry Potter, and their allies. Bellatrix was the second hand commander of the Death Eaters. She tricked her into obtaining Sybill Trelawney's prophecy about Lord Voldemort's downfall.During the fight, Bellatrix showed her bravery. She showed her loyalty to Lord Voldemort and that she could do anything to achieve her goal. She tortured Neville Longbottom to blackmail Harry into giving up and giving her the prophecy.

When Harry called out his master's name and informed her that Lord Voldemort was a half-blood, she was angry. So she cast a spell to stun him, to punish him for disrespecting her master. However, Lucius Malfoy stopped them in time, not wanting to destroy the prophecy for which they had come.During the fight, Bellatrix effectively demonstrated her mastery of dueling magic. She dueled and defeated her niece, Nymphadora Tonks. She bravely fought her cousin Sirius Black and successfully killed him in the Chamber of Secrets. She then fought and defeated Kingsley Shacklebolt.

She was also the only follower of Voldemort to manage to block Albus Dumbledore's spell, which helped her escape. However, upon witnessing the death of her godfather, Harry was enraged and followed Bellatrix into the atrium to exact revenge on her. He was so angry that he couldn't stop himself from casting the infamous Unforgivable Curse on Bellatrix. But he could only hurt Bellatrix for a few seconds. This caused Bellatrix to mock him for her inability to cast such a powerful spell and laugh at her failure.

He then cast the Cruciatus Curse on Harry to teach him a lesson. He wanted to show her how the spell was triggered and how strong the curse was. However, upon learning that the prophecy had been destroyed, he panicked.When Voldemort arrived, Bellatrix began to beg her master not to punish her. However, Voldemort was furious that she had not returned the prophecy to him without being destroyed. He told her to shut up and didn't listen when she said that Dumboldore was near her.

Voldemort tried to kill Harry by casting the Killing Curse. However, Dumbledore arrived in time and saved Harry's life. He cast a spell to bewitch the statues in the Fountain of Magical Brothers so that they would protect Harry's life while he trapped Bellatrix. Dumbledore also summoned Cornelius Fudge and other Aurors so they could see Voldemort for themselves. When they all arrived, many Death Eaters were defeated. However, Voldemort grabbed Bellatrix and fled the scene, but not before being seen by the Aurors. Subsequently, the Aurors finally accepted Dumbledore's and Harry's claims about Voldemort's return to power.

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Reunion with Severus Snape

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When Voldemort ordered Draco Malfoy to kill Albus Dumbledore, Draco's mother, Narcissa Malfoy, became concerned for his safety. Despite Bellatrix's reservations about Snape, Narcissa's motherly love for Draco forced her to go with Snape. However, Bellatrix was not a loving person. Despite this, she was in love with Narcissa and therefore agreed to accompany her to Snape's childhood home in Cokeworth.When she got there, Bellatrix didn't shy away from expressing her distrust of Severus Snape. She bluntly asked him why she left Voldemort's side during his downfall and why he was unavailable during their previous fights. However, Snape gave logical answers to all of his questions.

At Narcissa's request to help Draco, Snape said that while he could not change the Dark Lord's mind, he had promised to help Draco in his quest. Also, Bellatrix asked him to take the Unbreakable Vow, as she felt that Snape's promises were nothing more than empty words. However, Snape asked her to take her wand and cast the spell, much to her surprise.Later, Bellatrix took on the task of teaching Draco Occlumency. So that she can then prevent anyone from influencing him or accessing her thoughts.

Battle for the Astronomy Tower

Bellatrix participated in this battle in June 1997, in which Snape killed Dumbledore. After hearing this news, Bellatrix was excited. She shows how cruel and cunning Bellatrix was and how much satisfaction she used to get from someone's pain or even death. She left Hogwarts through the Great Hall, but not before surprising many first years.

Stay at Malfoy Manor

She stayed at Malfoy Manor the following year while Lord Voldemort visited her. The Malfoys were not happy with Voldemort's stay there, as he insulted and taunted them on behalf of his niece Nymphadora Tonks, who was an auror.

Although Bellatrix and Narcissa claimed that they had nothing to do with Tonks, especially after her marriage to a werewolf, Remus Lupin, the teasing never stopped. Bellatrix was the only member of the family who was pleased with Voldemort's stay at the Manor. She could be due to her extreme loyalty or obsession with her master.The Death Eaters and Snape informed Voldemort of Harry Potter's removal from the Dursly household. Hearing this, Bellatrix was the first to ask him to allow her to kill "Potter Boy". However, Voldemort refused her request, saying that he would kill Harry himself.

Also, Bellatrix happily agreed to kill Nymphadora Tonks on Voldemort's orders. When members of the Order of the Phoenix transported Harry from the Dursley home, Bellatrix and Rodolphus mainly attacked Tonks. She did her best to kill Tonks, but to her disappointment, Tonks managed to escape while Rodolphus was injured in the duel.Later, by order of Lord Voldemort, a copy of Godric Gryffindor's sword was placed in the Bellatrix family vault at Gringotts Wizarding Bank for safekeeping. Unfortunately, both Bellatrix and Lord Voldemort were unaware that the sword was not real, just a copy.

Skirmishes at Malfoy Manor

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In 1998, Hermione Granger, Ron Weasly, and Harry Potter were given the royal sword by Godric Gryffindor. They were then caught by the Snatchers during their search for Muggle-borns under orders from the Ministry. They were taken to Malfoy Manor, where Bellatrix resided.When she saw the sword in his hands, Bellatrix panicked as she thought the sword was in her well protected vault. In order to find out where the trio got the sword, she first defeats the thieves, but leaves them there with a plan to kill them later.

She tortured Hermione with her signature spell, the Cruciatus Curse. However, when Hermione refused to back down, Bellatrix even carved the word "Mudblood" into her forearm to further torment her. This incident also indicates her extreme obsession with pure hatred and she has great contempt for Muggles or Muggle-borns.Hermione then tried to trick them by lying that her sword was fake. In order to find out if she is telling the truth, she ordered Griphook to come and check the sword. At this point, Harry had only convinced the goblin to lie to save Hermione's life. Griphook was true to his word and told Bellatrix that the sword was a fake.

As the trio tried to flee the mansion, Bellatrix grabbed Hermione again and plunged a dagger into her throat. She threatened Harry and Ron with slitting Hermione's throat if they didn't drop her wands. She asked Draco to summon the Dark Lord, but when she couldn't out of fear, Lucius stepped forward to complete the task. But just as he was about to touch the Dark Mark to summon her lord, Dobby intervened and dropped the chandelier. This caused Bellatrix to throw Hermione, who was caught by Ron and ran to the side to save herself from her. She then scolded Dobby for going against her masters, to which Dobby replied that she was now a free elf and had no master.

This angered Bellatrix and she threw the dagger at them. Everyone escaped except Dobby, who was killed by Bellatrix's silver dagger. The dagger struck him in the chest, killing him instantly.

Battle of Hogwarts

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On May 2, 1998, the Battle of Hogwarts took place. During this battle, Bellatrix displayed many of her abilities, including the dark arts, non-verbal magic, and dueling. She has fought and killed many powerful wizards, including her niece, Nymphadora Tonks.

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During the duel between Lord Voldemort and Harry Potter, she supported her master as he cast the Killing Curse on Harry. She was captivated by the idea of ​​Harry dying and her Master releasing all of her power. After Harry's supposed death, she agreed to examine Harry to find out if he really was dead or not. However, Voldemort stopped them and instead asked Narcissa to examine Harry.When Narcissa lies that Harry is really dead, Bellatrix and other Death Eaters accompany the Dark Lord to Hogwarts to announce Harry's defeat at Voldemort's hands.

When they arrived at Hogwarts, they discovered, to their great surprise, that Harry was actually alive. The war between the Hogwarts wizards and the Death Eaters continued. Only Bellatrix fought at the same time as Hermione Granger, Luna Lovegood, and Ginny Weasly. Although all three were trained and powerful witches, they were no match for Bellatrix.He then cast the Killing Curse on Ginny Weasly, angering her mother, Molly Weasly. Molly had already lost her son Fred from her in battle and did not want to lose her only daughter.

When Molly attacked Bellatrix, Bellatrix didn't take it seriously at first and continued to taunt her. She was a little convinced that Molly was no match for her like the other three witches. She greatly underestimated Molly, fueled by grief over Fred's death. This overconfidence on Bellatrix's part led to her downfall. As Molly continued to attack Bellatrix, she stopped laughing and started taking revenge on her. However, she continued to taunt Molly about Fred's death. This further angered Molly and the fight between the two powerful witches escalated.Molly then used a death spell that ultimately killed Bellatrix.

Mute by Bellatrix Lestrange

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During Bellatrix and Molly's duel, Bellatrix doesn't take Molly seriously. He kept taunting her about the death of hers her son Fred hers, angering Molly and escalating the fight. Molly then threw a curse at her that hit her in the chest. The curse turned out to be deadly and Bellatrix died instantly, just before Harry Potter killed Voldemort.

Bellatrix Lestrange Skills and Magical Abilities

Bellatrix was a powerful, skilled, and dangerous witch. Lord Voldemort trained them personally.

  • Dark Art:She had mastered the Dark Arts. She was an expert in the Cruciatus curse, which was her trademark. She enjoyed torturing her victims with the curse instead of killing them outright. She also mastered the killing curse.
  • Expert Duelist:She was a talented duelist. She participated in various duels in the first and second wizarding wars. She was also the only follower of Lord Voldemort who managed to block Dumbuldore's spell and escape the powerful wizard.
  • Unbreakable Voting Bond:Bellatrix was able to make the oath unbreakable. When Narcissa asked for Snape's help to help her son Draco from her, Bellatrix fulfilled Snape's unwavering vow to go back on her words.
  • Non-verbal magic:She was an expert in non-verbal magic, particularly dark spells. She hurled several non-verbal curses at Harry in the Ministry of Magic.
  • Occlumency:She was an experienced occlumenist. When Voldemort ordered Draco to kill Ddumboldore, Bellatrix trained him herself. With Bellatrix's training, Draco was able to block Snape at least once.
  • Transformation and Flight:She was also good at Transfiguration and Flying. She could turn part of her wand into a whip and instantly conjure a snake around Greyback's neck.

Varitas Bellatrix Lestrange

first wand

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Bellatrix's first wand was approximately 12 inches and 2 cm long. It was made of walnut wood with a dragon heartstring core. It was created by Garrick Ollivander and bought by Bellatrix at her Ollivanders shop in Diagon Alley. Hermione Granger later stole this wand during her final fight at Malfoy Manor.

second wand

Not much is known about his second wand. Bellatrix got it after Hermione stole her original wand in the battle at Malfoy Manor. She used her second wish during the Battle of Hogwarts until her death.

Bellatrix Lestrange Family and Relationships

rodolphus lestrange

Bellatrix met Rodolphus at Hogwarts along with other future Death Eaters who shared his ideologies of pureblood supremacy. Bellatrix and Rodulphus were never in love, nor did they really care for each other. However, they were both members of two of the Twenty-eight Holy Families; therefore, they were willing to marry to keep their lineage "pure".Bellatrix and Rodulphus also had no children. She also showed that their relationship was only for social status and not like any other couple in love. Although they never loved each other, they were very loyal to Lord Voldemort. In fact, their loyalty to Lord Voldemort was one of the few things they had in common.

mr voldemort

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Bellatrix continued to show her love for Lord Voldemort despite being married to Rodolphus. Voldemort never returned her feelings, but she didn't care. For her, just the idea of ​​being close to her Master was enough.Bellatrix never missed an opportunity to please her master. She didn't care if she had to rescue someone she didn't like or kill someone from her own family if her master's happiness was at stake.

He would always side with Voldemort in any fight, no matter the circumstances. When Voldemort was defeated in 1981 and many Death Eaters turned away from her, Bellatrix continued to demonstrate her loyalty to him, even going so far as to proudly state that she was his servant and that she would wait for her return during the judgment.

Seeing her loyalty to him, even Voldemort began to respect her. In the battle in the Department of Mysteries, she was the one who grabbed Voldemort and escaped before the Aurors arrived. Voldemort never wanted an heir; Despite this, he allowed Bellatrix to have her child as a reward for her loyalty.

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Delphini was born in the late 1990s. She was the only child of Bellatrix, fathered out of wedlock by Lord Voldemort during his stay at the Manor. She was just a child when her parents died and Euphemia Rowle adopted her. Euphemia accepted them only out of greed when she was offered a certain amount of gold. Delphini later tricked Albus Potter and Scorpion Malfoy into helping her steal the time-turner from her. She went back in time to change the past and save Voldemort.

Facts and Facts of Bellatrix Lestrange

  • Bellatrix wishing she had Mudblood in Hermione's arms was not part of the script.
  • JK Rowling always wanted Molly Weasly to kill Bellatrix, despite various speculations that Neville killed her.
  • Bellatrix would have been the heir to the Black Family fortune if Sirius hadn't written a will.
  • The house-elf Kreacher was very fond of Bellatrix.
  • Helen McCrory was originally cast as Bellatrix; However, she opted out due to her pregnancy. The role went to Helena Bonham Carter.

Appearances of Bellatrix Lestrange in the book

  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Bellatrix Lestrange's appearances in the film series

  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2

frequent questions

Question: Who was Bellatrix most afraid of?

Answer: Dumbledore was the only wizard who scared Bellatrix. One of the main reasons for this fear was that Dumbledore was known to be one of the most powerful wizards and had the Elder Wand. Despite this, Bellatrix was the only Death Eater who managed to block a spell cast by Dumbledore. That is why she had a high position in Voldemort's army, as she was able to fight against one of the greatest wizards of all time.

Ask:How is Bellatrix so rich?

Answer: Bellatrix belonged to the prestigious Black Family. As the eldest of three sisters, she was the first to preserve the legacy of the Black Family. She also married into an equally wealthy and respected Lestrange family. Her belongings were in her vault at Gringotts and a dragon guarded them. Her possessions included towers of gold, jewels, and treasures.

Ask:Why didn't Harry's Cruciatus Curse work effectively on Bellatrix?

Answer: When Bellatrix killed Sirius, Harry cast the Cruciatus Curse on Bellatrix in anger. However, he only managed to knock Bellatrix down, causing her pain for only a few seconds. Bellatrix then taunted him about her inexperience with the spell. She then told him that in order to cast the Unforgivable Curse, you have to mean it. She then cast the same spell on Harry to torture him and show him all his power.

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What are Bellatrix Lestrange characteristics? ›

Bellatrix Lestrange is known for her intense loyalty to, and even obsession with, her master, Voldemort. Her name, however, has become most closely associated with her rather distinctive physical appearance and evil, unhinged behavior, particularly as depicted in the Harry Potter films.

What personality type is Bellatrix Lestrange? ›

Voldemort's most faithful follower, Bellatrix Lestrange, is an ESFP (also called the entertainer). They are extroverted, sensing, feeling, and perceiving. Some of the weaknesses of ESFPs are that they “dislike abstract theories, become bored easily, do not plan ahead, impulsive” (verywellmind).

What did Bellatrix do to Hermione in the book? ›

After being on the run from a bunch of Snatchers, the gang were taken to Malfoy Manor, where Bellatrix proceeded to torture Hermione using the Cruciatus Curse. It was a testament to Hermione's toughness that she was able to walk away without lasting damage.

Who killed Bellatrix Lestrange in the books? ›

An enraged Molly Weasley engages Bellatrix in a duel and fires a curse that hits Bellatrix right over the heart, killing her.

What is Bellatrix favorite spell? ›

5 Bellatrix Lestrange: The Cruciatus Curse.

How evil is Bellatrix? ›

Bellatrix is cruel, evil and vindictive and quite cruel. She is known to be quite psychotic, as she always laughs. She is very loyal to Voldemort, her master, and also kills in his name.

What mental illness did Bellatrix have? ›

Actress Helena Bonham Carter stated that Bellatrix suffers from a sadistic personality disorder. However SPD is no longer recognised as a valid mental disorder by the DSM so were she a real person (and alive) it is more likely that Bellatrix would be diagnosed with histrionic personality disorder.

Is Bellatrix pretty? ›

Bellatrix was described as being highly attractive in the pensieve, with heavily lidded eyes, and sleek, thick, shining black hair. She was tall and proud. After being imprisoned in Azkaban, Bellatrix was still beautiful, but hollowed out.

What is Bellatrix Lestranges Zodiac? ›

11/13​Scorpio: Bellatrix Lestrange

You are the most passionate, resilient, and powerful sign in the Zodiac. No matter what you think of Bellatrix, she's not lacking in passion or power. Also, being a Scorpio, you are loyal to the people you love, and secretive when you need to be.

Why did Voldemort sleep with Bellatrix? ›

Bellatrix used a powerful "love potion" on Voldemort and they have sex while he is temporarily obsessed with her. She then uses obliviate on him while he sleeps (you know, he falls asleep after his post-sex cigarette) and tells everyone that the baby is her and her husband's.

What curse did Bellatrix use on Ginny? ›

In the film, Bellatrix casts a blue spell at Ginny Weasley instead of a Killing Curse, who deflects it using a Shield Charm. In the book she just avoids it.

What spell did Harry use on Bellatrix after she killed Sirius? ›

Cruciatus Curse ('Crucio')

Harry tried to use this spell himself. The first time was against Bellatrix after she had killed Sirius. His attempt was unsuccessful because, as Bellatrix mockingly explained: 'You need to really want to cause pain – to enjoy it – righteous anger won't hurt me for long…'

Did Voldemort get Bellatrix pregnant? ›

When was Bellatrix Lestrange pregnant with Voldemort's child? So we all know by now that Delphi Diggory ain't Delphi Diggory. Nope, she's the child of Voldemort and Bellatrix Lestrange, who was born at Malfoy Manor just before the Battle of Hogwarts.

How old was Bellatrix when she died? ›

Bellatrix is approximately mid 40s in her first appearance and dies at about 46/47. Helena first played the role at age 41, and last played her at age 45, meaning there is only a two or three year difference.

Who kills Fred Weasley? ›

In 1998, Fred participated in the Battle of Hogwarts, defending the castle's passageways with his twin. While fighting alongside his brother, Percy, he was killed in an explosion possibly caused by Death Eater Augustus Rookwood.

What is Bellatrix Patronus? ›

Evil, fear mongering death eater.

What does Narcissa call Bellatrix? ›

Narcissa the devoted mother

If Bellatrix managed to muster affection for anyone other than Voldemort, it was her younger sister (even at the height of the Second Wizarding War, Bellatrix and Narcissa called each other Cissy and Bella, no doubt childhood nicknames they'd given each other).

What spell killed Snape? ›

When he killed Severus Snape (Alan Rickman) in Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2, Voldemort (Ralph Fiennes) used his Horcrux snake Nagini instead of his favorite Unforgivable Curse Avada Kedavra.

Why do people hate Bellatrix? ›

Her disregard for human life and her pleasure in others' pain made her a deadly force. Bellatrix's devotion to Voldemort also means that she would have done anything to please him - no matter the cost. However, what fans most despised her for is the murder of her cousin, Sirius Black.

Did Bellatrix love Voldemort? ›

Bellatrix Lestrange was obviously in love with him and worshiped him, but he only cared for her servitude, not her. We know that he did not date anyone, even when at Hogwarts.

Who is worse Voldemort or Bellatrix? ›

Of all of the Death Eaters that appear in Harry Potter, there's no doubt that Bellatrix is the most evil. In addition to the fact that she was selflessly devoted to Voldemort and his mission (in fact, she was obsessed with him), she also showed that there was no depth of cruelty or malice to which she would not sink.

Why didn t Draco tell Bellatrix it was Harry? ›

Draco's refusal to reveal Harry's identity to Bellatrix was not because he liked him. It was because he believed that Harry was the only chance they had at defeating Voldemort. At first, Draco admired and revered Voldemort until he threatened his family's safety.

How did Bellatrix Lestrange get pregnant? ›

Bellatrix used a powerful "love potion" on Voldemort and they have sex while he is temporarily obsessed with her. She then uses obliviate on him while he sleeps (you know, he falls asleep after his post-sex cigarette) and tells everyone that the baby is her and her husband's.

What mental illness does Voldemort have? ›

On Lord Voldemort as a psychopath or sociopath

“There are psychologists who would argue there's really no difference, and in fact, if you consult the diagnostic manual, it would really lump them under one category, antisocial personality disorder.

Why is Bellatrix white? ›

Because of its high temperatures, the star has a blue-white hue that occurs with B-type stars. Bellatrix is around 250 light-years / 77 parsecs away from our Sun. This star is a spectral type B2 III with a variable apparent magnitude between 1.59 and 1.64.

What does Bellatrix smell like? ›

Bellatrix: Smoke/Ash, Spices, the smell of fresh blood (like that nice sort of metallic scent it has, not when it goes old and has that awful rotten smell) and strong coffee. Hagrid: Pine needles, tree bark, pumpkins and freshly plowed earth.

Does Bellatrix have a tattoo? ›

24 Utter Devotion To Voldemort

The woman was crazy for Voldemort to this degree that she was seen licking her Dark Mark tattoo when she was about to be broken out of Azkaban.

Is Bellatrix a Hufflepuff? ›

The only quality she shares with Salazar Slytherin is being a dark wizard. Bellatrix actually belongs in Hufflepuff. She is fiercely loyal to Voldemort, standing by his side the entire time. She also waited for his return while stuck in Azkaban with the patience only a Hufflepuff could have.

What is Bellatrix Lestrange's maiden name? ›

Bellatrix "Bella" Lestrange (née Black) (1951 – 2 May 1998) was a British Pure-blood witch, the eldest daughter of Cygnus and Druella Black, cousin of Regulus and Sirius Black, and the elder sister of Andromeda Tonks and Narcissa Malfoy.

What is Draco zodiac? ›

Draco was a Gemini

Draco's birthday was 5 June, making him a Gemini in the zodiac. Geminis are supposed to get on quite well with Leos, which Harry happened to be.

Did Bellatrix love Tom Riddle or Voldemort? ›

Isabel: Did Bellatrix ever love her husband, or did she have love only for Voldemort? J.K. Rowling: She took a pureblood husband, because that was what was expected of her, but her true love was always Voldemort.

Why Harry didn't use Avada Kedavra on Bellatrix? ›

Harry didn't use that spell because he cannot bring himself to kill anyone. He is not a killer. Just like in the muggle world, it is very difficult to bring one's self to kill another human being.

What was the age gap between Voldemort and Bellatrix? ›

But in 1998, the battle of Hogwarts, Voldemort was 70/71 while Bellatrix was 47, and i think Avery was quite young too? So were the ages wrong?

What spell kills Voldemort? ›

Harry became so enamoured with the spell that he eventually used it to finish off Lord Voldemort. Here's how Harry's relationship with Expelliarmus became his signature – and why that's a good and bad thing.

What are the 4 unforgivable curses? ›

They were first classified as "Unforgivable" in 1717. They are the Killing Curse, Avada Kedavra, the Cruciatus Curse, Crucio, and the Imperius Curse, Imperio.

What spell killed Dumbledore? ›

When Snape killed Dumbledore. In probably the most shocking twist of the series, Snape cast the unforgivable Avada Kedavra curse on Hogwarts' beloved headmaster.

Which unforgivable curse did Harry use? ›

Harry makes use of two of the Unforgivable Curses in the books. Dueling with Bellatrix Lestrange, he attempts the Cruciatus curse, with limited results; Bellatrix says that he has to really hate someone to make the Unforgivable Curses work properly, righteous indignation isn't enough.

What is Sirius Black to Bellatrix? ›

Bellatrix Lestrange, Narcissa Malfoy, and Sirius Black are all descendants of Pollux Black, making them first cousins.

Was Bellatrix sad when she killed Sirius? ›

Bellatrix Lestrange Killed her own cousin, Sirius Black: She killed Sirius (who was her cousin) during the battle at the Department of Mysteries. She was remorseless and was cackling in glee after she had murdered Sirius.

Why did Malfoy's mom say Harry was dead? ›

Narcissa Malfoy's Very Dangerous Lie

But she was also a mother, which meant she was willing to risk everything to make sure her son was safe. When Harry survived Voldemort's Killing Curse for the second time, Narcissa pretended he was dead so she could get to Draco.

Who raised Bellatrix daughter? ›

As Bellatrix and Voldemort were both killed in the Battle and Bellatrix's husband Rodolphus was imprisoned at Azkaban, Delphi was raised by Euphemia Rowle, a Death Eater. However, the life at Euphemia's was miserable for Delphi as Rowle did not really care for her and only took her in because she was paid for it.

Was Lily pregnant when Voldemort? ›

J.K. Rowling has revealed that Lily was pregnant with her second child, when Voldemort killed her.

What is the saddest death in Harry Potter? ›

The 10 Most Tragic Deaths In Harry Potter, Ranked Least to Most Traumatizing
  • 8 Remus Lupin & Nymphadora Tonks.
  • 7 Hedwig.
  • 6 Cedric Diggory.
  • 5 Severus Snape.
  • 4 Fred Weasley.
  • 3 Sirius Black.
  • 2 Albus Dumbledore.
  • 1 Dobby.
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What does the name Bellatrix mean? ›

Learn about this topic in these articles:

meaning “hand of Orion”; and Bellatrix, meaning “Female Warrior,” either is a free Latin translation of an independent Arabic title, al-najid, “the conqueror,” or is a modification of an alternative name for Orion himself.

Who is older Andromeda or Bellatrix? ›

1.0 1.1 The Black family tapestry shows that Andromeda is younger than Bellatrix, who was born in 1951, and older than Narcissa, who was born in 1955.

Who killed Nymphadora Tonks? ›

While this is not mentioned in the book, the author has mentioned in an interview since its publication that Tonks was killed by her aunt Bellatrix Lestrange.

What is Fred Weasley's last words? ›

His last line is spoken to George.

In Fred's last film line, he responds to George's question about him being OK and says, "Yeah."

Who killed Colin Creevey? ›

He is killed by Death Eaters in the final Battle of Hogwarts; in the quiet time after Harry has seen Snape killed, Harry sees Oliver Wood and Neville Longbottom bringing Colin's body in from the grounds.

Was Bellatrix beautiful? ›

Bellatrix was once very beautiful and very elegant. After all, she had everything at her fingertips growing up. Her family was very rich and very proper. However, after spending time in Azkaban, Bellatrix became dishevelled and grotesque.

Why is Bellatrix Lestrange so evil? ›

Bellatrix Lestrange was an evil witch who was willing to go to all extremes to please Lord Voldemort. She was a pure-blood supremacist, and had no remorse for any of her actions. All these characteristics coupled with her dragon heartstring wand, made her a vicious character in the world of Harry Potter.

Why would Voldemort sleep with Bellatrix? ›

In short Lord Voldemort was the sperm donor for the Lestranges as Bella's husband Rodolphus Lestrange was firing blanks. Hence why they had no child so Lord Voldemort said he would father a child with Bellatrix to help out his best deatheater friends.

Is Bellatrix Lestrange mental? ›

Actress Helena Bonham Carter stated that Bellatrix suffers from a sadistic personality disorder. However SPD is no longer recognised as a valid mental disorder by the DSM so were she a real person (and alive) it is more likely that Bellatrix would be diagnosed with histrionic personality disorder.

Was Bellatrix pregnant with Voldemort? ›

When was Bellatrix Lestrange pregnant with Voldemort's child? So we all know by now that Delphi Diggory ain't Delphi Diggory. Nope, she's the child of Voldemort and Bellatrix Lestrange, who was born at Malfoy Manor just before the Battle of Hogwarts.

Did Voldemort really love Bellatrix? ›

He did not love anyone, and did not care to be loved. He felt nothing for his family, and only wanted his friends in school to rally around him because he wanted to hold power over them. Bellatrix Lestrange was obviously in love with him and worshiped him, but he only cared for her servitude, not her.

Did Bellatrix regret killing Sirius? ›

Bellatrix isn't sad about killing Sirius. She taunts Harry about it. Far from showing remorse for killing Sirius, she next stalks her niece, Nymphadora Tonks. The only relative for whom she shows any affection is her sister Narcissa.

Why did Voldemort scream when Bellatrix dies? ›

His reaction to Bella's death was akin to his reaction at the loss of the Cup, which was when he realised that his own immortality was jeopardised amidst war and his own death could have been near.

What curse does Harry use on Bellatrix? ›

Cruciatus Curse ('Crucio')

Harry tried to use this spell himself. The first time was against Bellatrix after she had killed Sirius. His attempt was unsuccessful because, as Bellatrix mockingly explained: 'You need to really want to cause pain – to enjoy it – righteous anger won't hurt me for long…'

What curse killed Bellatrix? ›

What spell did Molly Weasley kill Bellatrix with? Molly used Petrificus Totalus, the body binder spell, hence the fact Bellatrix was frozen, then she used a strong exploding spell, probably Reducto or Diffindo, whch destroyed Bellatrix. After Molly killed Bellatrix, Voldemort fired a killing curse at her.


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