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27 Harry Potter Facts That Are Totally And Undeniably True

Sometimes the truth is magical.

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1. Let's start with the obvious: A small part of you is holding out hope that your Hogwarts letter is STILL coming.

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No matter how old you are or what you're doing, you'd enroll faster than you can say Accio briefcase.

2. Dolores Umbridge is a way, WAY more evil villain than Voldemort.

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BYE DOLORES!

3. If you were a TRUE fan, not only did you stay up when the books and movies were released at midnight, but you ALSO dressed up for the occasion.

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Sleep is for Muggles.

4. And you also had to pace yourself so that you didn't finish the books too fast the first time you read them.

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You had to savor EVERY page.

5. You didn't know how to pronounce Hermione's name at first...and no matter how hardcore a fan you are, you were utterly surprised by how it really should sound.

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I'm not proud to admit I pronounced it like "Herman" at first.

6. No matter how J.K. Rowling tried to fool you, you *ALWAYS* knew deep down which side Snape was really on.

Yeah, nice try.
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Yeah, nice try.

7. The movies really, really should have had Peeves in them...

He was cut from the first film :(
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He was cut from the first film :(

8. ...because the Weasley twins telling him to give Umbridge hell was low-key one of the best parts of the books.

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"Give her hell from us, Peeves!"

9. Without a doubt, the scariest scene in the series is the beginning of the fourth book when Voldemort murders a Muggle who stumbles into his old home.

STILL SCARED TBH.
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STILL SCARED TBH.

10. Molly Weasley's line, "Not my daughter, you bitch," right before she killed Bellatrix makes you cheer EVERY. SINGLE. TIME. you read it in the books or hear it in the movie.

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One of the greatest lines in literature EVER, if we're being honest.

11. It STILL drives you INSANE you that Harry never got to move in and live with Sirius Black.

It was so close to happening...
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It was so close to happening...

12. Harry may have died to save the wizarding world, but true fans KNOW the real hero of the books was Hermione.

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13. *ALL* of the deaths in the books hit you pretty hard, but the one that hit you the hardest was Dobby's.

Can someone pass the box of tissues?
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Can someone pass the box of tissues?

14. Followed closely by Hedwig's, because you really, really wish you could have a pet owl.

Seriously how amazing would that be?
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Seriously how amazing would that be?

15. If you could take ONE magical class, it totally would be Transfiguration, even though McGonagall is totally strict.

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Wicked.

16. Of course you wish you could cast magic, but if there was only one spell you could perform, it would be to Apparate.

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*prays that you don't splinch*

17. And if you could have just ONE Hogwarts professor as a teacher, it TOTALLY would have been Lupin, because he was a badass AND an amazing teacher.

Who cares that he's a werewolf?
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Who cares that he's a werewolf?

18. No matter how many times you've seen them, you're ALWAYS excited for a Harry Potter weekend movie marathon on TV.

Yeah, you're not leaving the couch.
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Yeah, you're not leaving the couch.

19. Even if you've tried the Butterbeer from the theme parks, real fans still dream of trying the stuff from the books.

Preferably straight from Madam Rosmerta in the Three Broomsticks.
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Preferably straight from Madam Rosmerta in the Three Broomsticks.

20. The place you'd most want to visit in all of Hogwarts is without a doubt the Prefects' Bathroom, because DUH, that swimming pool/bath sounds AMAZING.

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Just ignore the fact Moaning Myrtle might be watching.

21. You would give absolutely ANYTHING in the world to play just one game of Quidditch.

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Grab your Firebolt.

22. And you ALSO pretty much know the rules to Quidditch by heart.

Don't you DARE catch that Snitch if you're behind by 150 points or more.
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Don't you DARE catch that Snitch if you're behind by 150 points or more.

23. And you would give up your phone just to have your own wand.

Straight from Ollivander's.
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Straight from Ollivander's.

24. Never mind the Sorting Hat; you know EXACTLY which Hogwarts House you belong in.

You know EXACTLY whether you belong in Gryffindor, Slytherin, Ravenclaw, or even Hufflepuff.
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You know EXACTLY whether you belong in Gryffindor, Slytherin, Ravenclaw, or even Hufflepuff.

25. And you ALSO know exactly what form your Patronus would take.

Now if you only had a wand...
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Now if you only had a wand...

26. You'll never get over the fact you can't visit the real Hogsmeade or Diagon Alley *BUT* if you could, the first two stores you'd visit are Zonko's and Honeydukes.

A visit to Florean Fortescue's for some ice cream wouldn't be bad either, TBH.
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A visit to Florean Fortescue's for some ice cream wouldn't be bad either, TBH.

27. And finally, no matter how many times you've re-read the books, they never, EVER get old.

Mischief managed.
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Mischief managed.

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