The Patronuses of the characters in Harry Potter each have a unique purpose. Each Harry Potter Patronus is listed below. Also, you can learn the main character’s Patronus meanings.
The Patronus is a strong spell in Harry Potter. However, it is not a simple spell to perform. even the most skilled wizards would struggle with it. The magic itself necessitates the caster visualizing their fondest memory and holding on to it strongly.
This appears to be an easy task. But it has proven to be rather tough in practice. Of fact, the entire purpose of a Patronus is to fend off Dementors.
Dementors drain all of a person’s life and happiness. Thus the longer it takes to cast a Patronus, the more difficult it will become. A Patronus may also be used as a messenger, which is an interesting secondary purpose.
A Patronus is one-of-a-kind and highly personal to the caster. Some witches and wizards, such as Lupin and Neville, will never have a corporeal Patronus, whilst others will have an animal as their Patronus.
A Patronus, by the way, will adopt the same shape as the caster’s Animagus. The shape a Patronus takes does not always imply power (though we can reasonably infer that a non-corporeal Patronus isn’t as powerful as one with form). However, these shapes are iconic and need to be discussed.
15. Hare: Luna Lovegood
Luna Lovegood is a fantastically gifted witch. She’s been through a lot in her life. Including the death of her mother, and yet she can recall so many good experiences with ease.
This, along with her abilities as a magic-wielding, makes her Patronus more potent than others. The free-spirited hare embodies the character, who is both connected to nature and easily misjudged.
14. Weasel: Arthur Weasley
When it comes to casting charms, Arthur Weasley isn’t the best. Indeed, he holds a post at the Ministry of Magic, demonstrating some ability, albeit his specialty is with the muggle world than with magic itself.
The weasel is generally portrayed as sneaky and crafty, which does not always represent Arthur. However, not only does the Weasley surname derive from the weasel.
But it is also an animal that J.K. Rowling adores and considers to be an underappreciated species, much like the character.
13. Horse: Ginny Weasley
Ginny Weasley is a strong and determined character. She’s similar to a horse in that she can be both peaceful and kind. As well as brave and strong in combat. Her Patronus is considerably more powerful than many of her contemporaries due to her magical talents.
Ginny has demonstrated how much magic is put into her Patronus by defeating famous black magic wielders such as Bellatrix Lestrange. Many of her joyful memories will be shaped by a supportive and caring family, similar to her father’s Patronus.
12. Jack Russell Terrier: Ron Weasley
Ron’s Patronus didn’t receive many chances to shine. Though it was beneficial at times. But the fact that it had a physical shape tells you all you need to know about it.
Meaning: Harry Potter Patronus
The Patronus of Ron Weasley is a Jack Russell Terrier. As strange as it may sound. Ron has a lot in common with Terriers. despite their small size, these dogs “will bark furiously at anything they see as a threat, no matter what the odds are against them,” similar to how Ron protected Harry from Sirius Black (when they thought he was a dangerous murderer) while standing on a broken leg and defending Hermione with a broken wand. Jack Russell Terriers, like Ron Weasley, are obstinate and willful. But also incredibly devoted.
11. Otter: Hermione Granger
Despite being the smartest witch of her generation, Hermione Granger struggled with the Patronus spell, which she ultimately mastered. During one of the meetings and training sessions with Dumbledore’s Army in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Hermione was able to cast a corporeal Patronus in the shape of an otter.
Rowling has stated that the otter is her favorite animal, which is why she picked it as Hermione’s Patronus. But there is also a deeper meaning to it.
While Hermoine’s carefree side was typically hidden behind a lot of duties, chores, and information, her Patronus was able to roam around playfully without concern, representing that often unnoticed part of her.
10. Wolf: Nymphadora Tonk
Tonks, as an Auror and member of the Order of the Phoenix, has had to rely on her Patronus on several occasions. Her Patronus was most likely used during Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, while she was assisting in the protection of Hogwarts.
Her Patronus did double duty here, guarding as well as conveying messages. And, to be honest, Mad-Eye Moody would never have let her out onto the field if she wasn’t capable of protecting herself.
9. Cat: Pro. McGonagall
McGonagall’s cat Patronus hasn’t had many chances to shine. But we know he’s a powerful one. Most of us would like to know what joyful memories she has in mind when she casts the spell.