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Neville Longbottom

Neville at Hogwarts from the Deathly Hallows

A clumsy but keen Herbology student and shy Gryffindor with great inner strength

Neville Longbottom fact file


30 July 1980


First wand was inherited from his father; second wand was thirteen inches, cherry, unicorn hair




Frank and Alice Longbottom, but raised by grandmother Augusta Longbottom




Breeding Mimbulus mimbletonia

Neville defies Lord Voldemort and holds the sword of Gryffindor in the aftermath of the Battle at Hogwarts.

Why Neville Longbottom’s story always deserved a happy ending

The Gryffindor Common Room

The Original Forty

By J.K. Rowling

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All about... Neville Longbottom

A confused Boggart that looks like Snape, wearing Neville's grandmother's clothes.

Neville’s Snape-like Boggart

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Well, my gran brought me up and she’s a witch… but the family thought I was all Muggle for ages.

Neville Longbottom
Crookshanks tries to attack Scabbers in the Diagon Alley petstore


By J.K. Rowling

Pottermore illustration Trevor

Trevor’s escape

Neville with his Mimbulus Mimbletonia in a Herbology class

In Herbology

‘I’ll join you when hell freezes over,’ said Neville. ‘Dumbledore’s Army!’


Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

By J.K. Rowling

Harry and Neville in the Room of Requirement from the Order of the Phoenix

The eerie similarities between Harry and Neville

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‘We’re all going to keep fighting, Harry. You know that?’

Neville Longbottom
Neville at Hogwarts from the Deathly Hallows

The chapter that made us fall in love with… Neville Longbottom