He only applied for Transfiguration for his grandmother's desires, but McGonagall states it is time for Augusta to be proud of the grandson she has, as opposed to the one she desires. Neville struggled incredibly to conjure a Patronus charm that when he finally did it held no discernable shape (much like Harry in his early lessons with Lupin). meetings, and was the fastest to pick up new spells aside from Hermione. Neville subsequently teamed up with Ron Weasley as the defenders of Hogwarts and Death Eaters were forced into the Great Hall and defeated Fenrir Greyback. Professor Neville Longbottom (b. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat.  However, when Neville showed great bravery and heroism during the Second Wizarding War, his grandmother was clearly very proud of him. Throughout the trials he face over his seven years at Hogwarts, Neville blossomed from a timid, self-deprecating, and generally nervous student into a stalwart soldier possessed of an ironclad will, courage of outstanding merit, and a nobility of spirit, despite still having a comical and shy but at the same time courageous and fierce. , Later that day, Neville helped Professor Remus Lupin's first practical Defence Against the Dark Arts lesson about boggarts. The classes he were cleared to take were Herbology, Charms, and Defence Against the Dark Arts. While Fred Weasley, Lavender Brown and Colin Creevey were tragically killed, Neville fought valiantly and eventually beheaded Nagini on Harry's orders, destroyed Voldemort's final remaining Horcrux. had been reinstated and was currently resisting the new regime. His relatives feared that Neville might be a Squib, though this was disproved when his great-uncle Algie was holding him out of a window by his feet when he was offered some lemon meringue and let go. Harry was the only one who already knew this, having found out in the Pensieve in 1994, but he had told no one, keeping Neville's secret safe. ", "J. K. Rowling at Carnegie Hall Reveals Dumbledore is Gay; Neville Marries Hannah Abbott, and Much More", DUMBLEDORE'S ARMY REUNITES AT QUIDDITCH WORLD CUP FINAL, "Exclusive: Matthew Lewis talks Verdict, confirms new Deathly Hallows: II battle scene", "Audio: Harry Potter cast & crew at Deathly Hallows: Part 2 NYC press conference", Unidentified 19th-century Herbology professor, Unidentified 19th-century Potions professor, Director of the Investigation Department No. During his first lesson with the fourth years, Barty (as Moody) took notice of Neville's name on the class register. It’s been a few months since I talked to Draco. While training with the D.A.equipped Neville to face the Death Eaters in the Battle of the Department of Mysteries, the sense of camaraderie Neville enjoyed with them made him one of only three members (along with Ginny Weasley and Luna Lovegood) to answer Ron and Hermione's call leading up to the Battle of the Astronomy Tower. After learning Neville was indirectly responsible, Professor McGonagall banned him from all future visits into Hogsmeade for the remainder of the school year, gave him a detention, and forbade anyone from giving him the password to the common room, thus he had to wait outside the portrait until someone came by while security trolls hired to guard the Fat Lady leered unpleasantly at him. There is a Feature named "Neville Longbottom, a true Gryffindor" on, Rowling has revealed that the original last name for Neville's character was "Puff.". After the Second Wizarding War, the two best friends remained in contact throughout the years. Anyway, I was put into a situation in which I needed a patronus. In 1996, Harry refused to allow Romilda Vane to insult Neville and Luna Lovegood, stating that they were his real friends, and the only ones who had fought alongside Ron, Ginny, Hermione, and himself at the Department of Mysteries. The midwife who attended the birth assumed that his father had tucked him in more tightly. Neville would later state that the hope Harry inspired in standing up to his enemies drove Neville to do the same. Neville, seeing what is going on, tried to help, but he was caught as well. Moments after his birth,Neville was able to magically adjust his blanket so that he was swaddled more snugly. When Moody demonstrated the curse on a spider, Neville was terrified; he gripped his desk so hard, his knuckles turned white. When he was younger, Neville was clumsy, forgetful, shy, and many considered him ill-suited for Gryffindor house because he seemed timid. Professor McGonagall, his Head of House and professor. "Alley" Alice Mary Longbottom II (c. 2012) was born to Neville Longbottom and Hannah Abbott. By May, most of the D.A. Fortunately, due to Harry's sacrifice, Neville was able to shrug off the Full Body-Bind Curse with relative ease. It is likely that Sprout had retired by the time Neville was appointed the new Herbology Professor, though they may have taught the class together.  After the passwords disappeared, Sirius Black managed to enter Gryffindor Tower with a knife. Neville Longbottom was born on 30 July, 1980, to Frank and Alice Longbottom, a pair of Aurors. , In Gilderoy Lockhart's first Defence Against the Dark Arts class, a pair of "freshly caught" Cornish pixies picked Neville up by the ears and hung him, by his cloak, from a chandelier. She may have attended Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Neville was subsequently raised by his paternal grandmother, Augusta Longbottom. Voldemort offered Neville the chance to join him, commending his "spirit and bravery;" Neville declined, and instead, drew the Sword of Gryffindor from the Sorting Hat and succeeded in beheading Nagini. Professor Neville Longbottom (b. Snape was killed by Nagini during the Battle of Hogwarts. Neville initially inherited his father’s wand, but it was snapped by Dolohov during the … , The next day in Potions, Neville again managed to earn the ire of Professor Snape. When he enters Hogwarts he is shy and often bullied, including once somewhat unintentionnally by Harry.  Moments later they were attacked by Lucius Malfoy. Years after the war, Neville was given the position of Herbology professor at Hogwarts, although it is unknown if McGonagall was still teaching there. Most of the former members reunited and spent ample time hiding in the Room of Requirement, awaiting the return of Harry, Ron, and Hermione. He met Dumbledore in 1991, when he was the headmaster of Hogwarts. SitemapCopyright © 2005 - 2021 ProProfs.com. In his own way to subvert the Carrows' manner of discipline, Snape only gave them a detention, sending them into the Forbidden Forest with Hagrid. Spacey as Luna seemed, she fought alongside Neville at the Battle of the Department of Mysteries, the Battle of the Astronomy Tower, and the Battle of Hogwarts. Neville is portrayed to be left-handed. Neville began attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry on 1 September, 1991. McGonagall also stated that Professor Sprout will be delighted to see Neville back with an 'Outstanding' Herbology O.W.L.. , Bellatrix Lestrange threatens Neville during the Battle of the Department of Mysteries, When another Death Eater seized Neville, Bellatrix Lestrange briefly tortured Neville with the Cruciatus Curse, both to try to make Harry hand over the prophecy and to see how long Neville held out before "cracking" like his parents. Snape regularly and unnecessarily targeted Neville with verbal taunts, threats, sarcasm, and malice, which put an extremely nervous Neville even more on edge. Neville's patronus as stated in The Order of The Phoenix could only be produced inNon-corporealform, this means that the patronus only appears as mist and not like a corporeal form of a patronus when the charm becomes a spirit animal. The following morning when Ron received a Howler from his mother, Neville warned him to open it quickly. Augusta Longbottom, his paternal grandmother. To whom does the Sorcerer's stone belong? She also took note of how shaken Neville was by their fourth year lesson on the Unforgivable Curses, shouting for Professor Moody to stop demonstrating the Cruciatus Curse and later asking Neville if it was all right. Minerva McGonagall saw how easily Harry retrieved the ball and asked him to join the team. Suffice it to say, Neville's appointment to Gryffindor House was well-deserved. Amycus and Alecto liked to punish the students with the use of torture, and ordered students to practise the Cruciatus Curse on other students who had been detained. Before Neville left, his mother handed him an empty Droobles Blowing Gum wrapper; while his grandmother wanted him to throw it away, Neville instead pocketed it. Frank Longbottom (father)Alice Longbottom (mother)Hannah Abbott (wife)Mr Longbottom (paternal grandfather) †Augusta Longbottom (paternal grandmother)Algie Longbottom (great-uncle)Enid Longbottom (great-aunt)Harfang Longbottom (possible relative)Callidora Longbottom (née Black) (possible relative) Professor Sprout was Neville's Herbology professor, and as Neville proved to be quite adept at Herbology, possibly the best in the year, she was undoubtedly the Professor he got along with best. Neville first met Harry Potter in 1991, while Neville was looking for his toad, Trevor, on the Hogwarts Express. Neville was one of two infants referred to in a prophecy made by Sybill Trelawney about the person with the power to defeat the Dark Lord. When the trio returned to Hogwarts in 1998 just before the Battle of Hogwarts, it was Neville who greeted them enthusiastically, and who first expressed a willingness to help them in any way possible and to fight the incoming Death Eater army. Neville often lost Trevor, as he did the first time he rode the Hogwarts Express and Hermione Granger met Harry Potter and Ron Weasley as she helped him search. Signature , Shortly after Valentine's Day, Neville informed Harry that his belongings had been searched by someone.. opposed the new headmaster, Severus Snape, and the two new Death Eater professors, Alecto and Amycus Carrow, who taught anti-Muggle propaganda and the Dark Arts. Upon returning Trevor to his proper size, Snape took five points from Hermione simply to spite the Gryffindors. After the war, Ginny and Neville remained in contact, and they remained closest friends, with Ginny naming Neville godfather to her son Albus Severus and being on friendly terms with her other son, James Sirius. He, Ron, Ginny and Luna joined Harry and Hermione, who had left Umbridge at the grace of infuriated centaurs. As such, spoilers will be present within the article. At one point, Sprout even spoke of Neville's strength in the subject to Barty Crouch Jnr, while he was disguised as Professor Moody. With the support of his friends, the encouragement of Professor Lupin to face his fears, and the motivation of knowing his parents’ torturers were on the loose, Neville became braver, more self-assured, and dedicated to the fight against Lord Voldemort and his Death Eaters. Father's wand (formerly)13", Cherry, unicorn hair Vinyl, Neville Longbottom holding The Monster Book of Monsters as a POP! 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