Luna Lovegood

“The female gave off an charisma of wonderful dottiness. Perhaps it become the truth that she had stuck her wand in the back of her left ear for safekeeping, or that she had selected to wear a necklace of Butterbeer caps, or that she changed into analyzing a mag the wrong way up.”

— Luna’s uncommon disposition[src]

Luna Scamander[sixteen] (née Lovegood) (b. thirteen February, 1981)[1] turned into a witch, the most effective child and daughter of Xenophilius and Pandora Lovegood. Her mother accidentally died even as experimenting with spells when Luna was 9 and Luna became raised with the aid of her father, editor of the mag The Quibbler, in a rook-like house close to the village of Ottery St Catchpole in Devon.

Luna attended Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry from 1992-1999 and was taken care of into Ravenclaw House. In her fourth yr, Luna joined Dumbledore’s Army, an company taught and led with the aid of LUNA Harry Potter, of which she have become an critical member. She participated inside the Battle of the Department of Mysteries (1996) and the Battle of the Astronomy Tower (1997), and co-led the reconstituted Dumbledore’s Army when Hogwarts fell below the control of Lord Voldemort with Severus Snape as headmaster.

Because of her father’s political dissidence at the time, Luna became abducted by means of Death Eaters to be held ransom, and imprisoned inside the dungeons of Malfoy Manor for months. She turned into freed by using Dobby along side numerous other prisoners within the spring of 1998, and stayed at Shell Cottage until she lower back to Hogwarts to participate inside the very last conflict of the Second Wizarding War.

After the battle, Luna became a Magizoologist (Studies magical creatures) coming across and classifying many magical species that had never been encountered before. She subsequently married Rolf Scamander, the grandson of Newt Scamander, a famed Magizoologist, with whom she had dual sons, Lorcan and Lysander. Luna’s desirable friends Harry and Ginny Potter also named their daughter and third baby, Lily Luna Potter, in honour of her.


Early life (1981–1992)

Luna became born on thirteen February, 1981, the only toddler of Xenophilius and Pandora Lovegood. Luna’s mom become by chance killed at the same time as experimenting with a spell that she created when Luna became 9 years antique. Thus, Luna was ultimately raised via her father. As she witnessed her mother’s demise, she become able to see Thestrals, the paranormal skeletal black horses that led the Hogwarts carriages, from that factor onward.[5]

Hogwarts years (1992–1998)

Early years”Some people call me ‘Loony’ Lovegood, clearly.”

— Hogwarts’ students view of Luna[src]

Luna attended Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in 1992 and was looked after into Ravenclaw House. One yr behind the famous Harry Potter, she observed Thestrals on her very first day of school, 1 September 1992.

During her years at Hogwarts, she changed into often teased by way of many of the other college students due to her atypical behaviour and odd beliefs. Some time at some point of her early years at Hogwarts college students had additionally taken to calling her “Loony Lovegood”. Luna also met and became a friend of Ginny Weasley, who changed into in the identical yr as her. In the summer season of 1994, she went to the Quidditch World Cup with her father.[17]

In her third year at Hogwarts, she chose Divination as an optional, as within the 1996–1997 faculty 12 months Professor Trelawney claimed to miss her in elegance; Luna explained she had Firenze that yr.[18] She may have attended Study of Ancient Runes, as before the 1995–1996 faculty year, she become seen reading an article written about runes in The Quibbler.[7]

Fourth yr”There’s room on this one, there’s handiest Loony Lovegood in right here — Don’t be silly, she’s all right.”

— Ginny Weasley introduces Luna to Nevile Longbottom[src]

Luna meeting the trio and Neville Longbottom for the primary time

In Luna’s fourth 12 months, she met and befriended Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, Hermione Granger, and Neville Longbottom. She believed Harry’s statement that Lord Voldemort become again. As the 12 months advanced, she turned into invited to enroll in an underground Defence Against the Dark Arts institution referred to as Dumbledore’s Army, which become taught and led via Harry Potter. This business enterprise turned into to teach realistic defence. She eagerly commonplace, running hard together with the others and playing their organisation. In an effort to make human beings accept as true with Harry’s tale, Hermione organized an interview for him with Rita Skeeter at the Three Broomsticks — Luna followed them so as to steer her father to submit the interview in The Quibbler. The copy bought out, each Hogwarts student and probably each professor as well, examine the copy because of the Education Decree that stated that it turned into banned on school grounds.[5]

Luna status next to Dean Thomas and Cho Chang for the duration of a Dumbledore’s Army meeting

Near the stop of the yr, Harry had a imaginative and prescient that his godfather, Sirius Black was being tortured by way of Lord Voldemort in the Department of Mysteries. Luna and Ginny stood shield whilst Harry and Hermione snuck into Professor Umbridge’s office, to use the hearth to try and touch Sirius, at the same time as Ron attempted to distract Umbridge. However, they had been caught, along with Neville Longbottom, by Umbridge and members of the Inquisitorial Squad. They have been constrained and gagged, but Luna infrequently seemed stricken by means of this as she turned into staring, dreamily, via the window as if bored.[five]

Harry and Hermione drew Umbridge away into the Forbidden Forest, and Luna, Ginny, Ron, and Neville managed to get away from the Inquisitorial Squad using numerous hexes and jinxes. When they all met up again within the wooded area, Harry deliberate to visit the Ministry of Magic. Luna reminded Harry about the Thestrals and suggested the usage of them to get to the Ministry. She then mounted her Thestral aspect-saddle, “as even though she did this every day.” She additionally helped Ron, Hermione and Ginny mount their Thestrals, because the animals have been invisible to them. The six D.A. individuals flew to the Ministry and entered the Department of Mysteries, in which Luna heard voices coming from at the back of a Veil, simply as Harry did. The institution become quickly ambushed by means of twelve Death Eaters.[five]

Moody and Tonks assisting Luna at some point of the stand-off in the Death Chamber

Luna participated in the struggle that ensued. She covered Ron, who had been hit with a spell that made him quite careworn. Luna also attacked a Death Eater who had seized Ginny’s ankle with the Reductor Curse, which destroyed a model of the planet Pluto. The version blew up inside the Death Eater’s face; but, the effect broke Ginny’s ankle. Luna guided both the injured Ginny and the Confunded Ron till they met up with Harry and Neville. Luna was one of the remaining D.A. contributors to fall, ultimately being stunned by a Death Eater and thrown across the room. She regained focus simply earlier than the quit of the battle and survived highly unscathed. At the cease of the college yr, Luna spoke to Harry, who was mourning the homicide of his godfather and had discovered no consolation in talking to ghosts. Luna informed him approximately her mother’s death and her notion that she could see her once more at some point, which become a comforting idea to Harry.[5]

That summer season, Luna and her father went to Sweden the usage of the cash the Daily Prophet paid them to reprint The Quibbler’s interview with Harry to see if they might catch a Crumple-Horned Snorkack.[5]

Fifth 12 monthsHarry Potter: “So have you had an excellent time period?”

Luna: “Oh, it’s been alright. A bit lonely without the D.A. Ginny’s been first-class, although. She stoppedboys in our Transfiguration elegance calling me ‘Loony’ the other day —”

Harry Potter: “How would you like to include me to Slughorn’s party tonight?”

Luna: “Slughorn’s celebration? With you?”

Harry Potter: “Yeah, We’re purported to bring visitors, so I thought you would possibly like… I imply… I suggest, just as friends, you understand. But in case you don’t want to…”

Luna: “Oh no, I’d like to go with you as friends! Nobody’s ever requested me to a celebration before, as a chum! Is that why you dyed your eyebrow, for the party? Should I dye mine too?”

— Discussion of Luna’s faculty time period[src]

Luna on the Hogwarts Express speakme to Ginny Weasley and Dean Thomas

This yr turned into Luna’s O.W.L. 12 months. On her manner to Hogwarts inside the Hogwarts Express, Luna shared a compartment with Harry Potter and he or she turned into accompanied through Neville Longbottom. Luna changed into preserving any other version of the Quibbler, which she advised Harry turned into going sturdy because of his interview. She then placed on a brightly coloured pair of unfastened “Spectrespecs” that had been from inside the Quibbler. She become very disillusioned to find out that the D.A. could not continue that yr. When Romilda Vane asked Harry if he desired to enroll in her and her pals in another compartment, whilst treating Luna and Neville with disdain, Harry coldly rebuffed her, declaring that they had been his friends. Luna efficiently discovered that human beings predicted Harry to partner with “cooler” people; he spoke back that she and Neville were cool, and amongst his closest and most sincere pals.[6]

Luna Lovegood on the Slug membership birthday party

Towards Christmas, Luna comforted Hermione Granger after Ron Weasley mocked her in Transfiguration and Hermione ran into the female’s bathroom in tears. Luna had determined Hermione crying and Harry were searching out Hermione to go back the books she left in Transfiguration class. After Hermione left, Harry asked Luna if she would really like to go to Professor Slughorn’s Christmas party with him, just as pals, and Luna excitedly established his invitation.[6]

Luna as Harry’s date at Slughorn’s Christmas party

Luna wore a set of spangled silver robes that turned into attracting a certain amount of laughing from the onlookers, however she otherwise seemed pretty first-rate. While there, she conversed with a couple of people, and took an hobby in Sanguini, a vampire visitor. She also made Harry chuckle so difficult that mead came out of his nose while she discussed the Rotfang Conspiracy after Professor Snape sneered at Harry’s ambition to end up an Auror. She persevered the dialogue of the Rotfang Conspiracy with Professor Trelawney, who regarded absolutely interested. Luna turned into additionally present whilst Draco Malfoy changed into caught away from bed after hours by way of Filch and dragged into the birthday party to be punished.[6]

Also that 12 months, Luna might briefly update Zacharias Smith as Quidditch commentator for the school. Many observed Luna’s statement a laugh, as Luna forgot players’ names and went off on tangents which includes speculating that Smith, who was not able to maintain procession of the Quaffle for longer than a minute, changed into tormented by “Loser’s Lurgy”, or pronouncing how a cloud turned into curiously formed. She in no way in reality tried suggested the rating, and Professor McGonagall had to report it. However, after Ron heard this commentary, which he observed especially a laugh, he said “you recognize, Luna’s grown on me,” while previously he discovered her very atypical and barely off-setting.[6]

Luna raising her wand after the death of Albus Dumbledore, along side Ron Weasley and Madam Pomfrey

Luna as soon as gave Harry a observe from Albus Dumbledore telling him to return to his workplace for a private lesson. At the cease of the faculty 12 months, the castle got here under attack by means of Death Eaters, and Luna became one of the few D.A. contributors to participate within the resulting Battle of the Astronomy Tower, together with Neville, Ginny, Ron, and Hermione. Harry asked her and Hermione to look at Snape’s office, which they did, however Snape informed them that Death Eaters had been in the fortress and they had to look after Professor Flitwick, whom he claimed had collapsed. After taking Felix Felicis from Harry, the D.A. individuals were almost untouchable, and all survived the conflict unscathed except Neville, who changed into injured but quickly recovered. Luna helped him into his seat once they attended Albus Dumbledore’s funeral at the end of the school yr.[6]

Sixth yearHarry Potter: “The Lovegoods are quite unusual. He may want to have without difficulty picked it up somewhere and assume it is a cross phase of the top of a Crumple-Horned Snorkack or something; I don’t know what they’re, but reputedly he and his daughter move on vacation searching out them; That’s her.”

Viktor Krum: “Why is she doing that?”

Harry Potter: “Probably seeking to dispose of a Wrackspurt.”

— Harry seeking to provide an explanation for Luna’s abnormal persona[src]

Luna and her father speaking with Harry at Bill and Fleur’s wedding

On 1 August, 1997, Luna and her father attended the wedding of Bill Weasley and Fleur Delacour at the Burrow. Luna become able to right away realize Harry Potter, who turned into disguised as a Weasley cousin via use of Polyjuice Potion, by way of simplest his expression. She wore yellow gowns, at her father’s insistence, and had a sunflower in her hair. Her father believed that wearing sun colorings to weddings added good fortune. Luna sat at the equal table as Harry, Hermione, and Ron. At one factor, at the same time as underneath the affect of gnome saliva, Luna began dancing by herself, twirling at the dance ground with her hands raised. This drew attention from a few onlookers, because it become a very bizarre sight.[12]

Death Eaters conduct a raid at the Hogwarts Express in an try and seize Harry Potter

That day, the Ministry of Magic become taken over via Voldemort, so it changed into to a Death Eater-managed Hogwarts that Luna returned for her sixth 12 months. On 1 September, Death Eaters boarded the educate looking for Harry Potter, however have been unsuccessful in capturing him because he wasn’t on board. Severus Snape had additionally been appointed headmaster and Death Eaters Alecto and Amycus Carrow professors. Early inside the 12 months, Luna, Ginny, and Neville tried to scouse borrow the Sword of Gryffindor from the Headmaster’s workplace, so one can help Harry. Snape stuck them and sent them into the Forbidden Forest with Rubeus Hagrid as punishment. The three of them revived and led Dumbledore’s Army, which tried to sabotage the Death Eaters’ manipulate of the school and to help Harry, Ron and Hermione — who have been off looking down Voldemort’s Horcruxes — in any way they may.[12]

On her manner domestic over the Christmas holidays, Death Eaters captured Luna because her father had been printing testimonies in support of Harry.[12]

Capture and break outHermione Granger : “Where’s Luna? Let’s see what she thinks.”

Ron Weasley : “Cowardly old wart. Luna’s were given ten times his guts.”

— The trio visit the Lovegood domestic[src]

Ollivander and Luna held captive in the basement of Malfoy Manor

LUNA It changed into believed that Luna turned into held captive at Azkaban, even though she become truly imprisoned in the basement of Malfoy Manor, in conjunction with the famed wandmaker Garrick Ollivander, to whom she proved a great comfort. Her father was so determined to get her again that he attempted to show Harry, Hermione, and Ron over to the Ministry in change for her freedom; the trio escaped, however Hermione ensured that the Death Eaters Xenophilius called glimpsed Harry as they left, in order that neither he nor Luna would be punished. The Lovegoods’ domestic turned into in large part destroyed with an erumpent horn, which Xenophilius had believed to be a Crumple-Horned Snorkack’s, blew up interior. After the failed ambush Xeno become taken to Azkaban prison for the remainder of the warfare.[12]

Luna comforting Harry even as he holds a deceased Dobby

The prisoners in Malfoy Manor have been quickly joined by way of Harry, Ron, Dean Thomas, and Griphook the goblin, at the same time as Hermione became tortured for data upstairs with the aid of LUNA Bellatrix Lestrange. After Luna helped reduce the ropes off their new cellular-associates, Dobby the residence-elf came to unfastened them. He took Luna, Dean and Ollivander to Shell Cottage, the home of Bill and Fleur Weasley, and then back to help Harry, Hermione, Ron and Griphook in escaping the Manor. He died in rescuing them.[12]

Up until the Battle of Hogwarts, Luna stayed on the cottage for the remainder of the warfare, and when Dobby was buried, she closed the residence-elf’s eyes and provided the eulogy, thanking him for rescuing her. During her live, she practised using a brand new wand that Ollivander had made for her. She additionally seemed to have commenced a friendship with Dean. It is unknown what Luna did after Harry, Ron and Hermione left Shell Cottage in order to break into Gringotts Wizarding Bank, however she returned to Hogwarts in May when Neville signalled her as to the trio’s return. All of Dumbledore’s Army changed into reassembled and prepared to fight.[12]

Battle of HogwartsLuna: “That’s proper. That’s proper, Harry … come on, consider something happy …”

Harry: “Something LUNA satisfied?”

Luna: “We’re all nonetheless here, we’re still preventing. Come on, now …”

— Luna encouraging Harry to carry out the Patronus Charm for the duration of the warfare[src]

Harry and Luna in Ravenclaw Tower looking for clues

When the trio asked the Ravenclaw D.A. members if they have been acquainted with an object that had as soon as belonged to their residence founder, Luna stated the misplaced diadem. She took Harry to the Ravenclaw commonplace room, answering the riddle, “What got here first, the Phoenix or the flame?”, with “A circle has no starting.”, which will gain entrance, so as to reveal him a duplicate of the diadem. There, she bowled over Alecto Carrow, who became looking forward to them per Lord Voldemort’s orders. When given the choice, she joined the struggle instead of evacuating with the younger college students. She stood side-via-facet with fellow D.A. individuals, college students, as well as her professors and helped preserve returned Voldemort’s army of Death Eaters and Dark creatures.[12]

It is unknown precisely what Luna did after accompanying Harry to Ravenclaw Tower. However, at one factor she, Ernie Macmillan, and Seamus Finnigan helped the trio pressure off a group of Dementors that attacked them by casting their Patronuses. Luna advocated Harry to think of something satisfied, enabling him to summon his Patronus as nicely. It was Harry’s Patronus that precipitated the Dementors to finally scatter. Luna and the others slipped returned into the battle. She changed into gift whilst Voldemort said Harry meant “loss of life” and while Neville bravely stood up to Voldemort. It may be assumed that she turned into horrified while Neville become set on fireplace due to his defiance of the Dark Lord.[12]

Luna: “I’d want some peace and quiet, if it were me.”

Harry Potter: “I’d love a few.”

Luna: “I’ll distract them all. Use your cloak. Oooh, look, a Blibbering Humdinger!”

— Luna creates a diversion for Harry after the battle[src]

Luna and Neville Longbottom after the very last war

Near the stop of the conflict, she fought towards Bellatrix Lestrange, along Hermione and Ginny. When Bellatrix cast a Killing Curse at Ginny that overlooked by means of a mere milometer, Molly Weasley stepped in and killed her. Luna witnessed Harry LUNA Potter’s very last defeat of Lord Voldemort and was some of the first to congratulate him. A little even as later, she created a diversion in order that Harry may want to slip faraway from the victory celebrations with Ron and Hermione, and have a touch break.[12]

Later existence (1998–2014)”Luna have become a very well-known wizarding naturalist who found and categorized many new species of animals (although, unluckily, she never did find a Crumple-Horned Snorkack and had, eventually, to accept that her father might have made that one up).”

— J. K. Rowling regarding Luna’s future[src]

After leaving school, Luna have become a famous wizarding naturalist, touring the arena searching for unknown creatures.[14][15] She found and categorized many species that had in no way been encountered before, however become by no means able to locate the Crumple-Horned Snorkack. Thus, she had to come to terms with the fact that there are a few things that actually do no longer exist.[14][15]

Luna married fellow naturalist Rolf Scamander, grandson of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them creator Newt Scamander, significantly later in lifestyles than Harry, Ron, Hermione, and Ginny, who all married and started families of their early-to-mid twenties.[14][19][20] According to Rita Skeeter, Luna wore a marriage dress embellished with rainbows and spangles, and a tiara of silver unicorn horns, which her husband supposedly looked at with a greatly surprised expression. This dress turned into voted ‘Most Hideous Outfit of the Year’ via readers of Rita Skeeter’s ordinary Daily Prophet column. The couple additionally had dual sons named Lorcan and Lysander.[19][20]

Luna and Rolf attended the 2014 Quidditch World Cup together with the relaxation of her pals in Dumbledore’s Army. She wore gowns made of the flags of all 16 qualifying countries, but her twins had been at home with their grandpa and did now not come. At the 2014 Quidditch World Cup final, she sat inside the VIP boxes with Dumbledore’s Army and her husband, in which he held her fingers, which might have been due to the fact he became trying to save you his wife from putting on considered one of her famous Special Event Hats.[21]

In 2019, she met at least one of the individuals of the lately created Statute of Secrecy Task Force, whom she dazzled along with her information approximately the many ways in which magical creatures guard themselves.[22] Luna additionally advised them on how she performed the Stamina Charm, which right away advanced their casting both while used on themselves and teammates and allowed them to accompany her in her search for Bowtruckles and Thunderbirds to mentor them how to locate and appearance after them, improving their focus.

Physical appearance”She had straggly, waist-duration, grimy blonde hair, very faded eyebrows, and protuberant eyes that gave her a completely amazed appearance.”

— Description of Luna’s bodily look[src]

Luna in her fifth yr, age 15

In 1997, 16-year-antique Luna had waist-duration, straggly, grimy blonde hair,[eight] protuberant silvery eyes,[9] which regularly regarded to be dreamily distracted, and faint eyebrows. She had an air of secrecy of “wonderful dottiness” about her,[7] and was acknowledged to put her wand in the back of her left ear for safekeeping.

Luna had a unique fashion sense that other human beings commonly discovered bizarre. She frequently wore unusual portions of jewelry consisting of a Butterbeer cork necklace and Dirigible plum earrings, and in 1996, a pair of Spectrespecs.[6] Luna also did now not wear shoes due to the fact college students in her house would take her shoes and cover them.[five]

At Hogwarts Quidditch fits, Luna supported Gryffindor against every House besides Ravenclaw; to expose her aid for Gryffindor, she might put on a hat inside the shape of a lion head that roars, and to expose help for Ravenclaw she would put on an eagle hat with flapping wings.[five] At Professor Slughorn’s Christmas celebration in 1996, she wore spangled silver robes.[6] At Bill Weasley and Fleur Delacour’s wedding, she wore vibrant yellow robes due to the fact she turned into taught it delivered success to a wedding to wear solar colors and had a sunflower in her hair, as nicely.[12] She became defined as “quite” on a few activities, no matter her unusual clothes.

Personality and trends”Luna became another time demonstrating her typical knack of speakme of uncomfortable truths; he had never met all and sundry pretty like her.”

— Luna’s uncommon man or woman tendencies[src]

Luna’s uncommon look

Luna changed into a really quirky girl, with a serene disposition and plenty of eccentric ideals and characteristics. She changed into a entire nonconformist; she lacked self-attention and was no longer afraid to expose who she virtually became. Luna was additionally intelligent and strangely perceptive, having been taken care of into Ravenclaw[5] “in which those of wit and studying will constantly locate their type.” A high example of Luna’s perceptiveness changed into while she mentioned the paradoxically drastic measures taken towards Sirius Black while he escaped Azkaban, but whilst ten Death Eaters (inclusive of Bellatrix Lestrange) escaped, slightly any measures have been taken to recapture them.

Luna introducing Harry to the Thestrals

Although many thought Luna became weird, Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, Ron Weasley, Neville Longbottom, Ginny Weasley, Dean Thomas and Ollivander sooner or later became very keen on her.[6]

Luna’s demeanour and voice were often remote and dreamy; she might drift away from a conversation she did no longer locate exciting. However, each time a person made a laugh of her father or his magazine The Quibbler, the dreamy first-rate in her voice might vanish and get replaced by means of one among metallic, and he or she could immediately emerge as very indignant. She had an uncanny way of making others uncomfortable via being bluntly sincere — Harry Potter described her as having a “knack for embarrassing honesty”. She was also completely unflappable and infrequently regarded stressful or confused, even beneath difficult occasions which include being a prisoner of Malfoy Manor. Luna become very good at comforting others. She comforted Harry after his godfather’s loss of life[5] and Mr Ollivander while they have been imprisoned together.[12]

Luna comforting Harry after the dying of his godfather

Luna become regularly the challenge of ridicule and had difficulty making buddies. Other college students gave her the nickname of “Loony Lovegood” or even stole and hid her matters. She become unfazed via this, and alternatively chose to be nonjudgmental and accepting of those around her.[five] She as soon as stated that she did no longer like dancing lots, even though she did dance a few at the marriage of Bill and Fleur, along with her father.

Luna seemed to have enjoyed creative pursuits in her free time; her house changed into filled with diverse things that she painted.[12] She even painted very lifestyles-like photographs of her pals that appeared to breathe. Luna was very loyal to the few buddies she had — she published Rita Skeeter’s interview of Harry Potter on The Quibbler (March issue, 1996)[23] during the latter’s 5th 12 months and supported Harry even when he was outlawed by using the Ministry of Magic. Ron said that she definitely has a ways more braveness than her father, who became on the time stressed when under duress. She additionally displayed admirable bravery throughout each the Battle of the Department of Mysteries and the Battle of Hogwarts.

Luna’s beliefs”The Aurors are part of the Rotfang Conspiracy, I concept all of us knew that. They’re running from within to bring down the Ministry of Magic using a mixture of Dark magic and gum ailment.”

— Luna after Harry Potter mentioned his desire to turn out to be an Auror[src]Luna Lovegood: “I nevertheless sense very unhappy approximately it occasionally. But I’ve nevertheless were given Dad. And anyway, it’s not as even though I’ll never see Mum again, is it?”

Harry Potter: “Er — isn’t it?”

Luna Lovegood: “Oh, come on. You heard them, just at the back of the veil, didn’t you?”

Harry Potter: “You imply …”

Luna Lovegood: “In that room with the archway. They have been simply lurking out of sight, that’s all. You heard them.”

— Luna’s perspective on her mother’s demise, displaying her belief in the Afterlife[src]

Luna believed in many stuff that few others do; given her inclination toward superstition, she could have possibly appreciated Divination. However, as she grew older, she came to just accept that a few matters truly do now not exist.[14][15]

Luna Lovegood addresses Dobby as “Sir” on the Malfoy Manor

She regarded to believe everything she examine in The Quibbler, in particular due to the fact her father wrote it. Some theories she believed in protected: Sirius Black being Stubby Boardman, that Rufus Scrimgeour became a vampire, that the Aurors have been a part of the Rotfang Conspiracy to convey down the Ministry of Magic from within using Dark magic and gum sickness, that the Tutshill Tornados were top of the league by means of a combination of bewitched brooms and torture, that Cornelius Fudge ordered goblins to be made into pies, drowned, or assassinated in other diverse approaches, had an army of Heliopaths, and used the Department of Mysteries to broaden terrible poisons to feed to anybody who disagreed with him.

Luna additionally believed in matters that have been validated authentic: Harry’s tale about Voldemort’s go back, the voices beyond the veil and the belief that there had been human beings in the back of it, and that Hufflepuff Chaser Zacharias Smith become stricken by Loser’s Lurgy. Loser’s Lurgy isn’t always confirmed to exist, however it turned into genuine that once Smith misplaced in Quidditch he accordingly acted accordingly.

Some of the animals she believed in had been: Moon Frogs, Blibbering Humdingers, Crumple-Horned Snorkacks, Heliopaths, Umgubular Slashkilters, Nargles, Aquavirius Maggots, Wrackspurts, Gulping Plimpies, and Dabberblimps.

She also believed within the myth of Lost Diadem, a important Ravenclaw object and a horcrux, which turned out to be a turning factor in Harry’s war in opposition to Voldemort.[12]

Magical talents and abilities

Luna conjuring a corporeal Patronus in the form of a hare at age fourteen

Luna became shown to be a totally talented and powerful witch. At the age of fourteen, she became capable of conjure a corporeal Patronus — a very superior piece of magic and evidence that she possessed superior magical potential.[24]

“I’ve never Stunned all of us except in our DA classes. That become noisier than I idea it would be.”

— Luna after having non-verbally shocked Alecto Carrow[src]Defence Against the Dark Arts: As a committed member of Dumbledore’s Army, Luna found out how to forged numerous protecting and offensive spells under the practise of Harry Potter.[five] Luna proven her wonderful defensive competencies via preventing in both the Battle of the Department of Mysteries, Battle of the Astronomy Tower and the Battle of Hogwarts towards numerous Death Eaters, and surviving they all.

Duelling: Despite her younger age, Luna become a very in a position duellist. At the age of fifteen, she participated in and survived the Battle of the Department of Mysteries and not using a a range of minor injuries. She additionally emerged from the Battle of the Astronomy Tower with no most important injuries. During the Battle of Hogwarts she, Hermione, and Ginny duelled in opposition to the notorious Bellatrix Lestrange and emerged as one of the survivors.

Charms: In her fourth yr, Luna found out a way to conjure a corporeal Patronus within the shape of a hare,[12][25] that is a really superior, powerful and protecting attraction, in addition to a mark of superior magical ability and expertise, displaying her proficiency for allure-paintings. She may also solid easy charms which include the Locking Spell, Reductor Curse, Stunning Spell, Levitation Charm, Revelio Charm and Wand-Lighting Charm efficiently without problem.

Nonverbal magic: In 1998, Luna wordlessly shocked the Death Eater Alecto Carrow with the Stunning Spell, at the same time as interior Ravenclaw Tower.[12] The truth that she may want to efficiently solid it nonverbally is a testomony of kinds to her talent, considering that non-verbal magic is quite difficult, N.E.W.T.-degree magic.

Luna and Harry, searching at the Thestrals. Luna Lovegood associated thoroughly with animals

Care of Magical Creatures: She may additionally have studied this challenge at Hogwarts. As an person Luna have become a well-known Magizoologist, a wizarding naturalist. She observed and categorized many species that had by no means been encountered before.[14] She become additionally proven to be very skilled at coping with diverse magical creatures, which include Thestrals, showing her talent in Magizoology.

Study of Ancient Runes: In the July/August version of The Quibbler in 1995, Luna was able to examine that issue’s section written in Ancient runes the other way up, closely implying she turned into able to understand and translate such runes. This also means that she can also have studied the situation at Hogwarts.[7]

Creativity: Luna changed into a totally innovative and creative witch. She invented a lion-fashioned hat that, with a tap of a wand, made a practical roar, and she or he made a flapping eagle hat of the same kind. She additionally painted on her bedroom’s ceiling the photographs of Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, Hermione Granger, Ginny Weasley, and Neville Longbottom, woving them with a “chain” consisting of a single word, “friends”, “repeated a thousand of instances in golden ink”,[26] and it’s far recommended that she painted birds, plants and insects on the partitions of the kitchen of her family residence.[27] All of this show her remarkable talents as an artist.

Leadership competencies: At the age of sixteen, Luna co-led Dumbledore’s Army together with her friends, Ginny and Neville. Their leadership was so efficient that she become kidnapped in an try and force the resistance to give up, although she changed into ultimately rescued by using Harry and Ron.


Luna’s first wand

Wand: Luna Lovegood’s first wand become of unknown period, timber and middle material. This wand she used thru out her existence as a Hogwarts pupil, till she become captured and her wand confiscated and damaged through Death Eaters within the middle of her 6th yr. Her second wand turned into of unknown duration, wood, and middle cloth as well. It become made by means of Garrick Ollivander inside the spring of 1998 after his rescue from Malfoy Manor.

Luna carrying her lion hat in guide of Gryffindor

Lion hat: Luna created this hat that had the arrival of an normal pointed hat topped with a fake stuffed lion. When she tapped the hat together with her wand, it set free an exceedingly sensible roar. She wore it to reveal her guide of Gryffindor every time they performed against the Slytherin Quidditch team.

Eagle hat: Luna wore this hat every time the Ravenclaw Quidditch crew performed towards the Gryffindor Quidditch group. On pinnacle of the hat is what seems to be a residing eagle, which flapped its wings.

Dress gowns: Luna wore silver dress gowns to the Slug Club Christmas party in 1996 whilst she become taken as a visitor via Harry Potter. Luna additionally owned a couple of yellow get dressed gowns that she wore to the marriage of Bill and Fleur in 1997.

Beetle wing jewelry: This turned into one of the objects on her lost possessions listing. She, at the beginning, had believed they have been stolen and brought away by means of Nargles, but then later realised it become just her classmates.

Silver superstar jewelry: Luna wore those to the Slug Club Christmas Party in 1996, in conjunction with her silver get dressed robes.

Dirigible plum-formed earrings: Luna wore these earrings whilst she expressed her belief in Harry, at some point of 1995. In 1998 Harry observed a bush blanketed in noticeably abnormal and orange, radish-like fruit referred to as Dirigible plum and notes their striking resemblance to Luna’s earrings.

Hare bracelet: This bracelet changed into owned with the aid of Luna. It become made of a golden fabric and decorated with a small hare penchant, just like her Patronus.

Patterned shoes: Luna has a couple of patterned Converse shoes, with what appears likes strawberries on them. They have been stolen by a few other pupils and hidden, with the relaxation of her footwear. Luna had to walk around barefoot for most of the Order of the Phoenix because of this.

Purple Quill: Luna owned this quill all through the 1995–1996 school year earlier than it became stolen by her classmates. It become constituted of a feather of a woodpecker.

Luna’s necklace

Butterbeer cork necklace: She regularly wore it at some point of her college days, to maintain away Nargles. Many of the scholars discovered this peculiar.

Beetle ring: Luna wore this ring in 1995 and possibly in advance.

Bubble Bow Booster: Luna owned a package that changed into nonetheless in its original packaging, however a person took it from her and concealed it at some point of the 1995-1996 faculty year.

Sum-fixing ink: This was a form of ink that possibly helped solve mathematical troubles. Luna owned a bottle of turquoise sum-solving ink, but someone took it from her and hid it at some stage in her fourth yr.

Dumbledore’s Army coin: Luna owned this sort of cash as a member of Dumbledore’s Army.

Easy Spells to Fool Muggles: Luna owned a replica of this ebook by means of Luca Caruso however, it was stolen from her someday throughout the 1995-1996 faculty year.


Spectrespecs: Luna owned and wore a pair of Spectrespecs on the train experience to Hogwarts in 1996. The spectrespecs have been large and colourful and had been given away loose in an issue of The Quibbler in 1996.


Family”They took my Luna because of what I’ve been writing. They took my Luna and I don’t know wherein she is, what they’ve finished to her. But they might deliver her back to me if I-If I help; I have to store Luna. I can not lose Luna. You should now not go away.”

— Xenophilius Lovegood speaking to Harry, Ron, and Hermione[src]

Luna’s father Xenophilius

With the demise of her mom whilst she changed into 9 years old, Luna turned into raised solely with the aid of her father. Because of this, she became an most effective infant and the 2 were very close. Xenophilius raised his daughter to proportion lots of his uncommon ideals, and the 2 loved going on vacations to search for creatures such as Crumple-Horned Snorkacks in Sweden.[five] Luna believed some thing her father wrote in The Quibbler magazine, and came to his defence when Hermione Granger claimed the mag turned into “rubbish.”

When Luna turned into kidnapped by means of Death Eaters in 1997 to pressure Xenophilius to stop opposing the Voldemort-managed Ministry of Magic in The Quibbler, her father changed into beside himself. He become desperate to the point of ceasing his public help of Harry Potter and attempting to turn him, Hermione Granger and Ron Weasley over to the Death Eaters in change for Luna’s safety. When he did not achieve this, Xenophilius turned into arrested with the aid of Selwyn and Travers.[12] Luna might also eventually meet Rolf Scamander, grandson of the famous Newt Scamander and his spouse Porpentina. Rolf could emerge as her husband and the union would produce twins, Lorcan and Lysander.

Harry PotterLuna: “People anticipate you to have cooler buddies than us.”

Harry Potter: “You are cool. None of them had been at the Ministry. They didn’t fight with me.”

Luna: “That’s a completely first-rate aspect to mention.”

— Luna and Harry talk their friendship in 1996[src]

Harry Potter, a near friend

When Harry Potter first met Luna in 1995, he discovered her rather odd, however changed into thankful that she become one of the few people to believe his tale that Lord Voldemort had returned, and sympathised with the loss of her mother and her status as an outcast. After the Battle of the Department of Mysteries, they mentioned the loss of life of Sirius Black and the opportunity of an afterlife. Harry “determined that the terrible weight in his stomach seemed to have lessened barely.”[five]

At the beginning of the following school 12 months, he reacted coldly while Romilda Vane implied that Luna and Neville Longbottom were no longer well worth spending time with; a assessment to the preceding year, while he felt slightly embarrassed that his crush Cho Chang saw him in Luna’s company. In 1996, Harry requested Luna to attend Professor Slughorn’s Christmas celebration with him as friends after reflecting on how “he had never met anybody quite like her.”[6] Harry was one of the photos of her friends that Luna painted and held on her bed room ceiling, to which, upon Harry’s discovery in the final ebook throughout his Horcrux-in search of adventure, made him experience “a high-quality rush of affection” toward her. When Harry took Polyjuice Potion to seem like Barny at the Wedding of William Weasley and Fleur Delacour, she regarded him from the expression on his face, hinting once more at the closeness of their friendship, as she was no longer fooled for a minute with the aid of his cover. Shortly before going to sacrifice himself throughout the Battle of Hogwarts, Harry referred to that Luna become among his closest pals, whom he had was hoping to look one remaining time before his loss of life. After Voldemort’s defeat at Harry’s arms, Luna sensed that Harry wanted to get away from the victory celebrations, and created a distraction so that he should slip away with Ron and Hermione.[12]

Later in life, Harry and Luna could stay close friends. He and Ginny even gave their daughter the center name “Luna” in honour of her. It’s additionally quite viable that Harry became friends along with her husband (Rolf Scamander) and close to her twins, Lorcan and Lysander.

Hermione Granger”Luna has informed me all approximately you, younger woman. You are, I accumulate, now not unintelligent, but painfully confined, narrow, close-minded.”

— Xenophilius Lovegood on what Luna has advised him about Hermione[src]

Hermione Granger, a close pal

Luna and Hermione Granger did not have a perfect first meeting, as Hermione referred to as The Quibbler “rubbish” with out understanding that Luna’s father turned into the editor. She changed into to start with annoyed with Luna’s notion in all manner of factors with out logical grounds or evidence. However, she invited Luna to Dumbledore’s Army and the 2 became buddies. Hermione’s opinion of Luna in particular seemed to enhance after Luna proved her loyalty and bravery by participating within the Battle of the Department of Mysteries, as she virtually time-honored that she and Luna had very different world views.[5] The following faculty yr, Luna comforted Hermione over her combat with Ron Weasley when she ended up crying inside the rest room at one point.[6]

At Bill Weasley and Fleur Delacour’s wedding, Hermione tried to kick Ron for teasing Luna, and later defended her once more from the insults of the portrait of Phineas Nigellus Black. Hermione was among the photographs Luna painted on her bedroom ceiling, LUNA rotated with the aid of the words “buddies.” When Luna’s father tried to turn Harry, Ron and Hermione over to Death Eaters in exchange for his daughter’s protection in 1998, Hermione engineered their get away so that the Death Eaters noticed Harry briefly, hence making sure that both Luna and her father were now not harmed.[12]

Luna and Hermione additionally fought on the Battle of the Astronomy Tower and the Battle of Hogwarts, where she, Seamus Finnigan, and Ernie Macmillan saved Hermione, Harry and Ron from Dementors. During the final stage of the battle, Luna, Hermione, and Ginny Weasley fought together towards Bellatrix Lestrange, Voldemort’s maximum effective Death Eater. Hermione and Luna both survived the war, and it can be presumed that the pair remained superb pals all through adulthood as nicely. Luna can be one of the great girl friends of Hermione (along with Ginny), as she become best seen with those ladies in the course of her college-time at Hogwarts.

Ron Weasley”He says very funny matters once in a while, does not he? But he can be a chunk unkind. I noticed that ultimate yr.”

— Luna concerning Ron Weasley in 1996[src]

Ron Weasley, a near friend

At the start of their acquaintance, Ron Weasley notion Luna become bizarre and was not especially interested by knowing her, even now and again relating to her as “Loony.” Luna, alternatively, regarded to locate Ron very funny but alternatively insensitive in his relationships at times. Ron finally grew fonder of Luna, marking her as his excellent buddy, after mastering her higher thru Dumbledore’s Army and her being one of the handiest D.A. individuals to come back to the trio’s help after they tried to save Sirius Black, in the course of the Battle of the Department of Mysteries.[5]

He was particularly amused with the aid of her Quidditch statement in 1996[6] and idea fairly of her bravery. When she attended his brother Bill’s wedding, Ron changed into further amused by her behaviour and remarked that she gave “suitable value.” However, Ron become nevertheless liable to tease Luna and scoff at her unusual beliefs at times.[12] Ron and Luna also fought on the Battle of the Astronomy Tower and the Battle of Hogwarts, wherein she, Seamus Finnigan and Ernie Macmillan saved Ron, Harry and Hermione from Dementors. Ron and Luna both survived the conflict, and the coolest friends remained in contact in adulthood.

Ginny Weasley”I do like her, she’s very high-quality.”

— Luna Lovegood’s opinion of Ginny Weasley[src]

Ginny Weasley, her proper pal

Luna and Ginny Weasley were inside the same yr at Hogwarts, though in exclusive homes; Ginny changed into in Gryffindor while Luna became in Ravenclaw. Ginny seemed to find Luna alternatively bizarre, as she first noted Luna as “Loony Lovegood” (even though in an affectionate manner). Thewere very friendly, as Ginny led Harry Potter and Neville Longbottom into her train compartment in 1995, speaking courteously along with her.[five]

Luna have become considered one of Ginny’s high-quality pals via Dumbledore’s Army, and Ginny commenced telling others not to name Luna “Loony,” prompting Luna to randomly state all through her Quidditch remark that Ginny become nice and she preferred her.[6] Along with Neville, Luna and Ginny led the re-fashioned Dumbledore’s Army while Hogwarts changed into under Voldemort’s manage.[12] Ginny became also one of the five snap shots — at the side of Harry, Ron, Hermione, and Neville — that Luna painted and hung from her bed room ceiling, with the phrase “friends” joining them together in gold writing.

Ginny and Harry Potter named their daughter after Luna, thinking about Luna is a “expensive friend.” Luna can be one of the quality woman buddies of Ginny (at the side of Hermione), as she became most effective seen with those ladies during her school-time at Hogwarts. Indeed, Ginny insisted Luna to manual Harry into Ravenclaw Tower over Cho Chang, hopefully trusting her to now not incite any clash of romance as Cho may have.

Neville LongbottomLuna Lovegood: “And I don’t know who you’re.”

Neville: “I’m nobody.”

Ginny Weasley: “No, you are no longer. Neville Longbottom — Luna Lovegood…”

— Ginny Weasley introduces Neville and Luna[src]

Neville Longbottom, a completely close pal

Luna and Neville Longbottom, a Gryffindor scholar, first met at the Hogwarts Express, in 1995. Neville observed Luna a bit “abnormal,” as she believed within the existence of strange, mythical creatures, had a bent to study magazines upside down, and wore earrings that regarded to be made from radishes. Luna, like Harry and Neville, had the capacity to look Thestrals, as that they had all seen a person die. Neville fought alongside Luna on the Battle of the Department of Mysteries, the Battle of the Astronomy Tower and the Battle of Hogwarts.

At some factor, they became very close pals. During Luna’s 6th 12 months at Hogwarts, she, Neville and Ginny, re-fashioned and co-led Dumbledore’s Army that allows you to oppose the Carrows.

Dumbledore’s Army”I enjoyed the conferences too,… it was like having friends.”

— Luna regarding the D.A.[src]

Dumbledore’s Army

After they had been both rescued from Malfoy Manor in 1998, Luna and Dean Thomas regarded to develop near while staying at Shell Cottage. Dean nevertheless seemed rather bemused at a number of the atypical matters Luna stated at times, but did not ridicule her and became seen assisting her in the Room of Requirement simply earlier than the Battle of Hogwarts.[12] Luna also grew near with a few of the other D.A. members, which include Seamus Finnigan and Ernie Macmillan, who she changed into seen fighting along during the Battle of Hogwarts.

Luna had met other participants of Dumbledore’s Army; there had been Padma Patil, Cho Chang, Terry Boot, Anthony Goldstein, Michael Corner, and Marietta Edgecombe from her residence (they all fought at the Battle of Hogwarts, except Marietta), Hannah Abbott, Justin Finch-Fletchley, Susan Bones, and Zacharias Smith from Hufflepuff (it’s miles possible that all of them fought at the Battle of Hogwarts, besides Zacharias), and Fred and George Weasley, Angelina Johnson, Katie Bell, Lavender Brown, Alicia Spinnet, Lee Jordan, Parvati Patil, Padma’s twin sister and Colin and Dennis Creevey from Gryffindor. Fred, Lavender and Colin were killed on the Battle of Hogwarts. While most of the Other D.A. Members, (apart from Marietta) are unknown following the Battle of Hogwarts.

Other friendships”Thank you so much, Dobby, for rescuing me from that cellar. It’s so unfair which you needed to die, while you have been so correct and so courageous. I’ll usually recall what you did for us. I hope you’re satisfied now.”

— Luna’s eulogy at Dobby’s funeral[src]

Dobby, her pal

Luna liked Dobby the residence-elf, who came to rescue her from Malfoy Manor. After Dobby was killed by way of Bellatrix Lestrange, Luna closed his eyes, to make him “appear to be he turned into drowsing.” She additionally stated some phrases to Dobby during his funeral.

Luna had additionally met Garrick Ollivander, the wandmaker, at the Malfoy Manor, wherein they have been both imprisoned. She comforted Ollivander, and gave him braveness. After they each escaped, Ollivander, who had grown pretty fond of Luna, made her a new wand. She additionally met Bill Weasley and Fleur Delacour whilst she stayed for some weeks at their residence, Shell Cottage. She left Shell Cottage while she, Dean, Bill and Fleur went to combat in the Battle of Hogwarts. Luna concept Rubeus Hagrid was a terrible trainer, pronouncing that the students in Ravenclaw thought him to be a bit of a joke, and that she favored Professor Grubbly-Plank. It is possible this opinion started out to change all through Umbridge’s control of Hogwarts, as they were both against Umbridge and Luna credited Hagrid’s teaching of Thestrals, which allowed them to go to the Ministry of Magic after they believed Sirius Black turned into in chance. During the 1997–1998 college yr, Luna and Hagrid both acted in opposition to the Death Eaters’ regime at Hogwarts, and Luna, in conjunction with Ginny and Neville, once served detention with Hagrid in the Forbidden Forest when they have been stuck by way of Snape.


Luna method “Moon” in Latin (in addition to in Italian, Russian, Spanish, Bulgarian and Romanian). People believed that the moon brought on craziness, which may be why she’s the way she is. Her nickname, “Loony”, additionally references the moon and its ties with madness, as it’s far short for “lunatic”.

Lovegood is a real surname and a compound word (Love and Good). Speaking in accordance of her having accurate feelings for all of us she knew, consequently Lovegood.

Luna Lovegood is likewise alliterative, for effect.

Behind the scenes

Luna as she seems onPottermore

Luna as she appears onPottermore

Concept artwork of Luna and her Lionhead hat

Luna Lovegood as she seems in Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

Quidditch Fan Luna Lovegood as she seems in Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

Luna as she seems onPottermore

Luna is the only one in every of Harry’s near school buddies who is not a fellow Gryffindor.

Harry names his daughter, Lily Luna, after her. Luna is the best character still dwelling to present their call to one in every of Harry’s children.

The Dirigible plum rings Luna wears in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix were made by way of Evanna Lynch herself, as became a bracelet she wore (inside the shape of Luna’s patronus) in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.

In the movie edition of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, it is Hermione Granger who introduces Luna to her pals, instead of Ginny Weasley, although the books imply that Hermione had in no way met Luna earlier than.

Luna turned into the remaining person in the books known to commentate a Hogwarts Quidditch fit. It is unknown if she commented all through the final fit during Harry Potter’s 6th 12 months.

In Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Nymphadora Tonks rescues Harry from the Hogwarts Express after Draco Malfoy makes use of the Full Body-Bind Curse on him. However, inside the film version, Luna is the one who rescues Harry, with the aid of using her spectrespecs to peer the Wrackspurt humming round his head, alerting her to his presence under the cloak.

In Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Hermione factors out that Harry positioned some thing in Ron’s drink earlier than the Quidditch healthy, but inside the movie model, it’s far Luna who notices, thinking it is a tonic.

According to the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Luna sleepwalks at night and says because of that she wears shoes to bed.

It turned into rumoured that Severus Snape became Luna’s father and that Luna and Neville Longbottom have been going to turn out to be collectively on the give up of Deathly Hallows. Both these rumours were false. However, in the film model of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, Neville confesses to Harry and Ginny that he’s loopy for Luna. They are later seen sitting beside every other in the infirmary. However, Matthew Lewis has stated that this is simply a “summer time fling” before Neville marries Hannah Abbott and Luna marries Rolf Scamander.[28].

Luna and fellow Dumbledore’s Army member, Neville Longbottom, both have compound remaining names. Love and suitable for Luna, and long and backside for Neville.

In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, Luna seems to have an intimate friendship with Helena Ravenclaw, who knew the vicinity of the diadem of Ravenclaw.

Evanna Lynch, who performs Luna Lovegood within the movie collection, named her cats after Harry Potter characters: she has a cat named Luna and some other named Dumbledore. She also had a cat named Crookshanks, although it is now deceased.

In a deleted scene from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, Luna leaves Shell Cottage to go back to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Harry tells her that it isn’t the same, to which Luna replies: “Neither am I.”[29] This is a reference to Luna’s greater mature and realistic worldview following the warfare.

Scarlett Byrne auditioned to play Luna,[30] as did the famous Irish actress Saoirse Ronan,[31] and The Dark Knight Rises megastar Juno Temple.[32]

Evanna lately portrayed Luna again for one in every of Jessie Cave’s Pindippy videos.

In the film variation of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, Luna did not show the Ravenclaw Common Room however rather shouted at Harry Potter because of his reluctance of being attentive to her tries of her method about locating Rowena Ravenclaw’s Diadem.

A variation of Luna is to be had inside the “Downloadable Character Pack” DLC for LEGO Harry Potter: Years five-7. The variation is known as “Luna (Lion Head)” because it portrays Luna sporting her lion hat.

In Part 2 of the very last movie, Luna isn’t always seen duelling Bellatrix Lestrange along Hermione Granger and Ginny Weasley but may be visible duellingDeath Eaters alongside an unidentified scholar behind Bellatrix at some stage in her duel with Molly Weasley.

IGN listed Luna Lovegood as their 12th pinnacle Harry Potter person, pronouncing that loony-ness made her a “delight”.[33]

Empire Magazine listed Luna as their 10th favored Harry Potter person in “The 25 Greatest Harry Potter Characters”.[34]

In the early drafts, Luna’s call changed into “Lily Moon,” until Rowling modified it.

Luna is the only recognised member of the Lovegood family whose first call is not of Greek foundation, as an alternative it’s miles of Latin starting place.

Rowling originally meant Luna and Neville to turn out to be collectively. In an interview with USA Today, she said that she “commenced to feel a bit of a pull between them” but introduced that if they have been together by means of the end it might have “felt too neat”. Additionally, she said that “Neville would continually find Luna’s wilder flights of fancy alarming, in spite of their close friendship.”[35]

Evanna Lynch has stated that she considers Luna to be a vegetarian, as it is her notion that Luna could no longer feel morally right ingesting animals who’ve suffered.[36] However, Luna has eaten meat dishes in the books, consisting of Gulping Plimpy soup.

J. K. Rowling has said that the individual of Luna took her through marvel, however that she became very amusing to put in writing, and contrasted her with Hermione Granger: “She’s barely out of step in lots of methods however she’s the anti-Hermione. Hermione’s so logical and rigid in such a lot of ways and Luna is likely to consider ten not possible matters earlier than breakfast.”[37] Rowling has named Luna as one of her favourite characters.[38] Together with Harry, Ron, Hermione, Ginny, Neville, and Draco, Luna is a part of the “huge seven” characters that Rowling considers to be the most essential characters within the series.[39] She changed into also referred to to be very pleased with the casting of Evanna Lynch as Luna as she had had lunch with the actress and stated she become “perfect”.

J. K. Rowling’s favored character became Luna Lovegood.[forty]

Luna inside the movies

Evanna Lynch as Luna Lovegood

Evanna Lynch performs Luna inside the films, and seeing that Evanna is Irish, Luna has a mild contact of an Irish accent. In the movies, Harry meets her on the faculty carriages in which she is added via Hermione as opposed to Ginny. Luna’s Patronus is revealed to be a Hare, that is later confirmed to be canon in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Luna is visible barefoot during the movie because college students had stolen her footwear. In addition, Luna seems to have a taste for pudding and introduces Harry to the Thestrals; she offers a younger Thestral an apple, which was grew to become down, before presenting it a piece of raw meat with an accepting smile.

She also skipped across the school. Her butterbeer cork necklace has handiest one cork, which she says is to repel Nargles. She also wears a beetle ring. During the war at the Ministry, instead of being knocked unconscious, she changed into hit inside the mouth via a Death Eater earlier than the use of an uncommon verbally-incanted model of Levicorpus to hurl her attacker away. When Ginny disintegrates the prophecy cabinets with a Reductor Curse, Luna is so distracted by means of the light that she does now not run away, however Neville saves her. She is then taken hostage along side all of Harry’s companions however is rescued by means of the advent of the Order of the Phoenix participants (Sirius, Remus, Tonks, Kingsley, and Mad Eye).

In the movie adaptation of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, she states that she frequently sleep-walks at night and wears her shoes to mattress just in case.

Lynch was a huge fan of the series earlier than she become forged.

Luna within the games

Luna as a LEGO minifigure

Luna’s role in the sport is an awful lot similar to her role inside the movie, though we do no longer meet her until Harry is going to find the folks that signed up for the D.A. to tell them about the Room of Requirement. The Player has to help Luna feed the Thestrals, and then she will appear in the Room of Requirement. Later in the sport, Fred and George Weasley send Luna to inform Harry a way to swamp the clock tower courtyard, with certainly one of their Portable Swamps. At the cease of the game, the participant ought to assist Luna discover her missing gadgets, that are: a jumper, a newspaper, a lion masks, a pair of crimson shoes, and her purse. Luna is also a playable person in the HBP sport. She is a two-participant duelling person and is unlocked (with Draco Malfoy) via retrieving two crests.


Luna Lovegood as a POP! Vinyl

Luna Lovegood (wearing her lion hat) as a POP! Vinyl

Luna Lovegood (carrying Spectrespecs) as a POP! Vinyl

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Notes and references↑ 1.0 1.1 I in no way get bored stiff with readers’ questions!Luna’s birthday is the thirteenth February. published by means of JKR on Twitter on 17 July 2015

↑ World Exclusive Interview with J K Rowling,” South West News Service, 8 July 2000 – The Lovegoods are known to be British.

↑ Both of Luna’s parents have been magical. Like her father, she did not ought to cross into hiding whilst Snatchers started scouring across Great Britain, and not like Muggle-borns, she lower back to Hogwarts for the 1997–1998 faculty year, that means she must be both pure-blood or half of-blood.

↑ “World Exclusive Interview with J K Rowling,” South West News Service, eight July 2000- “Hogwarts just serves Britain and Ireland.”

↑ 5.00 five.01 five.02 five.03 5.04 five.05 5.06 five.07 five.08 5.09 5.10 five.eleven 5.12 five.13 five.14 5.15 5.16 5.17 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

↑ 6.00 6.01 6.02 6.03 6.04 6.05 6.06 6.07 6.08 6.09 6.10 6.eleven 6.12 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

↑ 7.1 7.2 7.three 7.4 7.5 7.6 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Chapter 10 (Luna Lovegood)

↑ eight.1 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Chapter 10 (Luna Lovegood) – “She had straggly, waist-length, dirty-blonde hair, very light eyebrows, and protuberant eyes that gave her a completely amazed appearance.”

↑ 9.1 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Chapter 10 (Luna Lovegood) – “Luna grew to become her pale eyes upon him as a substitute.”

↑ Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Chapter 10 (Luna Lovegood) – “He should see the bat-winged horses meditated in her wide, silvery eyes.”

↑ Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Chapter 23 (Malfoy Manor) – “Harry noticed Luna, all eyes in her white face…”

↑ 12.00 12.01 12.02 12.03 12.04 12.05 12.06 12.07 12.08 12.09 12.10 12.eleven 12.12 12.13 12.14 12.15 12.16 12.17 12.18 12.19 12.20 12.21 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

↑ “Harry Latino Interview” retrieved from Snitch Seeker

↑ 14.1 14.2 14.three 14.four 14.five Bloomsbury Live Chat

↑ 15.0 15.1 15.2 15.three “Finished ‘Potter’? Rowling tells what happens next” from

↑ Harry Potter: Wizards Unite (see this image)

↑ Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Chapter 8 (The Quidditch World Cup)

↑ Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Chapter 15 (The Unbreakable Vow)

↑ 19.1 “The Unwritten Story of Harry’s Friends and Their Children” from the Times Online

↑ 20.0 20.1 J.K. Rowling: A Year in the Life

↑Pottermore – 2014 Quidditch World Cup final (Archived)

↑ Harry Potter: Wizards Unite (see video)

↑ Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Chapter 26 (Seen and Unforeseen). Rita Skeeter interviewed Harry at the end of Chapter 25 (The Beetle at Bay).

↑ Writing by means of J.K. Rowling: “Patronus Charm” at Wizarding World

↑ “Harry Latino Interview” retrieved from Snitch Seeker

↑ Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Chapter 21 (The Eye of the Snake).

↑ Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Chapter 20 (Hagrid’s Tale).




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↑ day/enjoyment/2011/10/juno_temple.html

↑ IGN,Top 25 Harry Potter Characters

↑ Empire, The 25 Greatest Harry Potter Characters

↑ also-no longer-have-noticed-about-luna-lovegood

↑ Video: Evanna Lynch talks Wizarding World of Harry Potter Gringotts journey, projects, veganism at

↑ 26 June 2003 J.K. Rowling on the Royal Albert Hall

↑ F.A.Q.: Favourite Characters at J. K. Rowling’s respectable site

↑ SnitchSeeker – J.K. Rowling Talks Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

↑ J.K. Rowling 2012 Interview – Harry Potter: Beyond the Page

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