Bellatrix wasn't likely to have viewed many of the other Death Eaters as her equals, as she believed both her skill, devotion, and family status exceed that of others. Participated at the battle in the Department of Mysteries and later escaped Azkaban. 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She and Mulciber both were sent to Azkaban at the end of the First Wizarding War and both fought in the Battle of the Department of Mysteries. With Sirius and Lupin about to take their revenge, Harry begs Sirius to turn Pettigrew over to the Ministry of Magic instead, to prove Sirius' innocence. Mexican heavy metal band Velvet Darkness released the song "Death Eaters" in 2015 as part of their deubt EP Delusion. [16], Bellatrix had the classic "great good looks" and arrogant bearing common for members of the House of Black: She was a tall woman of white skin; and long, thick, shiny dark hair. Voldemort borrows Lucius' wand which is accidentally destroyed by Harry Potter. The final showdown between him and Voldemort ensued, but Bellatrix didn't live to find out that her mistrust of Snape had been valid or see her master's final defeat moments later.[3]. Bellatrix was an intensely sadistic witch with brutal, violent tendencies. At the conclusion of the Battle of the Department of Mysteries, he grabbed her and Apparated away with her. In the climactic confrontation in that book, Wormtail murders Cedric Diggory on Voldemort's orders, and brews the complex potion to regenerate Voldemort, severing his hand as one of the ingredients. Bellatrix had a disdainful attitude towards the Snatchers. [3] She taught him Occlumency, non-verbal spells, and several branches of the Dark Arts, making her already talented nephew a powerful wizard. This is due to his skill at Occlumency allowing him to disguise his true motive – a love for Lily Potter – from Voldemort. Bellatrix was one of the ten who escaped in the mass breakout and rejoined Voldemort, as well as the Dementors whom Albus Dumbledore correctly predicted would side with Voldemort. He participates in the Battle of Hogwarts, where he duels with Professor Flitwick and is later seen among those who wait with Voldemort for Harry Potter to come to him, mistakenly believing that Harry would not come within the allotted time. IGN's Joe Utichi also listed him as his 10th top Harry Potter character.[19]. McGonagall refuses and argues with Amycus, who spits in her face. Voldemort takes notice of this and claims that they will be rewarded above all others for their great loyalty. Rodolphus tortured Alice and Frank Longbottom alongside his wife, brother, and Barty Crouch Jnr in 1981. A second, more deadly attack near the conclusion of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows resulted in over 50 deaths, including Voldemort, who died when the Killing Curse he threw at Harry rebounded on him. [4] After the battle, she told Narcissa that it was Lucius' fault that she couldn't give Voldemort the Prophecy. Although Pettigrew appears in the first two books in the form of Scabbers, his identity is not revealed until Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, in which he is the main antagonist. This enraged her so much that she actually tried to stun him before Lucius deflected her spell with a Shield Charm, not wanting to inadvertently harm the prophecy they were sent to retrieve. When Harry, Ron, and Hermione, disguised as ministry officials, enter the Ministry to find Slytherin's locket, it is revealed that Yaxley has become Head of Magical Law Enforcement. After Voldemort's fall from power, Bellatrix, her husband Rodolphus Lestrange, her brother-in-law Rabastan Lestrange, and Barty Crouch Jnr captured and tortured the Aurors Frank and Alice Longbottom, seeking information about Voldemort's whereabouts which eventually drove the two Aurors insane. Bellatrix was described as being slavishly devoted to her master, regarding him with "worshipful fascination" and speaking to him in a romantic way. There, after killing Cedric, Death Eater Peter Pettigrew uses Harry's blood in a ritual that re-embodies Voldemort. Isaacs also states that Lucius would become a shell of his former self, lose the respect of his wife and son, protect himself with his money, and drink himself into an early death. However, Bellatrix could be easily distracted and reckless, especially in battle with opponents that appeared to be (or were) weaker than herself. Her face had a strong jaw, thin lips, and heavily-lidded eyes with long eyelashes. Except for Severus Snape (who was staying at Hogwarts to "maintain his cover") and those dead, imprisoned, or afraid to return, the majority returned to his service as Voldemort began his second attempt to claim all power. Prior to the Longbottoms' capture and torture, Alice had given birth to a baby boy, Neville Longbottom. However, she was willing to do whatever it took to get the prophecy from Harry, including gleefully and sadistically threatening to torture fourteen year old Ginny Weasley with the Cruciatus Curse while he was forced to watch.[4]. [10] Karkaroff is thus also hated by the Death Eaters. [3], When the Death Eaters subsequently attacked the Order of the Phoenix while they were moving Harry Potter from 4 Privet Drive, Bellatrix and her husband pursued a disguised Ronald Weasley and Tonks, whom Bellatrix tried very hard to kill. [4], Once Harry realised that Voldemort was indeed present, Bellatrix pleaded with her master not to be punished and tried to warn him that Dumbledore was nearby, but he ignored her and concentrated on attempting to kill Harry. Voldemort eventually returned to full strength in 1995 and Bellatrix, Rodolphus, and Rabastan escaped from Azkaban in the 1996 mass break-out, along with seven other Death Eaters. [5] However, the two fought together during the skirmish at Malfoy Manor. They believe wizards are, as a genealogy book within the story phrases it, "Nature's Nobility"; other magical creatures and the non-magical are inferior and should be subjugated. 1 Introduction 2 From the Story 2.1 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix 2.1.1 Discovered in chapter 6, The Noble and Most Ancient House of Black 2.1.2 … He was a notorious bully to Harry Potter and his friends because Hermione has Muggle parents, Draco was also assigned to kill Dumbledore, but his heart told him otherwise and Snape had to do it for him. Rowling has stated on her website that there are no true pure-blood families left but that those who call themselves such simply strike Muggles, Squibs, and half-bloods from their family records. Sirius seeks revenge on Pettigrew, but during the confrontation, Pettigrew publicly accuses Sirius of the Potters' deaths, murders twelve Muggles, and cuts off his own index finger before transforming into a rat, thereby framing Sirius for the betrayal of the Potters, as well as for his own murder and that of the bystanders. Like many members of the House of Black, Bellatrix's name is derived from that of a star. The following characters are Death Eaters identified by name during the series, and the crimes they committed. Bellatrix tried unsuccessfully to retrieve the prophecy from Harry Potter via a Summoning Charm, as her efforts were stopped by Harry's quick use of his own Shield Charm. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter, Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality, Hermione Granger and the Quarter Life Crisis,, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Preservation of blood purity, control of wizarding world, dominance of magical people over Muggles, Giants, Werewolves, Inferi, Basilisks, Dementors, Acromantula, Claimed to have been under the Imperius Curse to avoid prison. Along with her friends, Hermione managed to escape, but her friend Dobby died at Bellatrix's hands. Her death was the only one that he attempted to avenge before Harry Potter intervened. After Peter Pettigrew (who had been sent to check on the prisoners after hearing a suspicious noise) was strangled to death in the cellar with his own silver hand after showing mercy to Harry, Harry and Ron escaped the cellar and proceeded up the stairs to aid Hermione. – 2. svibnja 1998.) "Era una strega, come Harry ben sapeva, straordinariamente dotata e del tutto priva di coscienza" Bellatrix Black (1951-2 maggio 1998) è stata una Strega purosangue e Mangiamorte. [5] Although she was genuine in her mistrust of Snape, she was possibly also envious of the position of trust and respect Snape enjoyed under Voldemort. It's possible that she appreciates Peter for his role in bringing back their master or else dislikes him for not attempting to help him sooner. At the onset of the Skirmish at Malfoy Manor, the mere sound of her voice when she appeared in the fray was enough to make his fear reach a new high. [3] Bellatrix shared a mutual loathing with her "dear cousin" Sirius Black, who had a similar temper. Bellatrix tortured Hermione when the trio were caught by Snatchers. When Harry called him by his name in 1996, she became enraged, feeling that he was unworthy of speaking the name. Snape shocked Bellatrix by asking her to bind him and Narcissa with an Unbreakable Vow to assist Draco. [4], Neville Longbottom threatening Bellatrix in the Hall of Prophecy, Later that very same year, Bellatrix, Rodolphus, and Rabastan were all members of a Death Eater task force led by Lucius Malfoy. Amycus is described as being squat and lumpy, with a lopsided leer and a wheezy giggle; Alecto is described as a "stocky little woman" and shares her brother's squatness and laugh. Pure-blood[4] Undoubtedly, she considered Voldemort's most loyal Death Eaters to be those who, like her, were imprisoned in Azkaban at some point: namely, Barty Crouch Jnr, her husband and his brother. However, Bellatrix insisted that she and Narcissa didn't consider Nymphadora to be their niece, as they had disowned her mother for marrying a Muggle-born. Although Greyback does not transmit his lycanthropy because he was in human form at the time, Bill is subsequently shown to display a preference for very rare meat. Unlike many of the other Death Eaters, Bellatrix never attempted to deny her loyalties when her master fell in 1981. She successfully murdered two, her cousin Sirius Black and niece Nymphadora Tonks. Amycus, after seeing what happened, tries to conspire with Minerva McGonagall who helped him into the room to offer some Ravenclaw students as sacrifices to Voldemort while planning to use the lie that Ravenclaws had ambushed Alecto and forced her to press her Dark Mark. Her wanted poster is featured on an official Warner Brothers Harry Potter t-shirt, which says that Bellatrix was convicted for murder. [21], Fictional villainous characters in the Harry Potter series of novels and films, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, "J K Rowling at the Edinburgh Book Festival", Forbes Fictional 15, No. However, Bellatrix's reckless, arrogant laughter quickly turned to rage as Molly began to attack, making her realise her opponent was more formidable than she had expected. Defeated before the Battle of Hogwarts by Harry Potter and Minerva McGonagall. She is a witch of prodigious ability, as demonstrated by her many victories in duels against other characters, and as noted by Harry in the final book.[13]. Biographical information Betrayed the Potters as their Secret-Keeper. Dolohov is one of the five Death Eaters who murder Gideon and Fabian Prewett (Molly Weasley's brothers). The raid on the Department failed, however; Harry Potter and his friends delayed the Death Eaters and kept the prophecy out of their hands, finally destroying it, and were eventually aided by Albus Dumbledore and the Order of the Phoenix. It's unknown how well she got along with these individuals, both as students and Death Eaters. Dumbledore himself arrives at the end of the battle and Malfoy is captured and sent to Azkaban. [14], Marked as Prisoner 93, Bellatrix was sentenced to life in Azkaban with no chance of release. – 1998.) Bellatrix's picture was his favourite, as he had attempted to repair it with Spellotape and placed it in front of the others. Sie spricht mit einer dunklen, rauen Stimme und lacht schrill und hysterisch. She then began fighting her cousin Sirius Black who proceeded to taunt her during the course of their duel but she then struck him with a curse that sent him through the veil in the Death Chamber, killing him. Amycus teaches Defence Against the Dark Arts, but as Neville Longbottom puts it, it becomes just "The Dark Arts" in which students are forced to perform the Cruciatus Curse against students who have been assigned to detention. Frank and Alice were placed in the Janus Thickey Ward for irrevocable spell damage at St Mungo's Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries and, due to them undergoing extreme torture, were rendered unaware that they had a son together. He seemed to have an odd fascination with her caused by possibly fear, being immediately drawn to her picture when the news of the ten escaped Death Eaters appeared in the Daily Prophet and experienced "a little jolt in his stomach" after seeing her picture in Kreacher's bedroom. After the incident at Malfoy Manor, Hermione used a hair of Bellatrix that had fallen on her while she was torturing her to change herself into Bellatrix using Polyjuice Potion, therefore letting her sneak into Gringotts, as Diagon Alley was infested with Death Eaters.[3]. She later fights Molly and is defeated, lying on the floor dead, unlike the movie when she's blasted into ash. If so, she believed her master's lie over the truth from the enemy. Fantastic Beasts: Cases from the Wizarding World. Harry Potter Wiki is a FANDOM Movies Community. It's likely that it was Bellatrix who picked the name for her daughter from Lord Voldemort, as. She is the most faithful member of Voldemort's inner circle. Killed in the fight. One, who I believe has left me forever...he will be killed, of course...and one, who remains my most faithful servant, and who has already reentered my service." Oso gaiztoa eta harroa da, eta ile beltz luzea du. As a result, Bellatrix and her allies became wanted witches and wizards, living in hiding to avoid being captured by the Ministry. None[11] The Minister for Magic (Cornelius Fudge) deluded himself into believing that Voldemort could not have come back and that it was all a lie cooked up by Dumbledore, who Fudge believed had designs on his political office. Terrorism comes to Hogwarts. In reality, the idea of blood purity is a misnomer – Voldemort himself is a half-blood – and it is unlikely that all of them could be pure-bloods, as very few, if any, such people could exist given the small gene pool. [9] Karkaroff was captured by Auror Alastor Moody and imprisoned in Azkaban. Married[4] The latter event was a mark of her decisiveness and ruthlessness, as she took no unnecessary prisoners (preferring to kill them instead), as she planned to do with a group of Snatchers who attempted to defy her. [n. 26] Walden Macnair Empleado como verdugo para la Comisión para las Criaturas Peligrosas; intenta ejecutar a Buckbeak, [n. 44] pero falla, … Bellatrix was also egotistical and arrogant, described by Harry as "treat[ing] everyone like scum" in a rather taunting way. Bellatrix is tried before the Council of Magical Law, along with her husband, her brother-in-law, and Barty Crouch Jnr, After the Dark Lord's fall on 31 October, 1981, Bellatrix and a group of Voldemort's followers, including Rodolphus, her brother-in-law Rabastan, and Barty Crouch Jnr, managed to avoid capture or execution by Aurors.