Hermione Granger

Hermione Granger is a central character in the Harry Potter series, known for her intelligence, bravery, and unwavering loyalty to her friends. While originally from the books and films, Hermione has also appeared in numerous Harry Potter video games.


Hermione is a Muggle-born witch who discovers her magical abilities at age 11 and begins attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Initially, she comes across as a bossy know-it-all, but quickly proves herself to be a valuable friend and essential part of the trio that includes Harry Potter and Ron Weasley.


Harry Potter

Hermione and Harry have a close, sibling-like bond. She stands by him through every challenge, from facing Voldemort to navigating teenage drama. Hermione's knowledge and levelheadedness often balance out Harry's impulsiveness.

Ron Weasley

Despite a rocky start and occasional bickering, Hermione and Ron develop a deep friendship that eventually blossoms into romance. Their relationship is built on a foundation of shared experiences and a mutual respect for each other's strengths.

Other Allies

Hermione forms friendships with many other Hogwarts students, including Ginny Weasley, Neville Longbottom, and Luna Lovegood. She also earns the respect of professors like McGonagall and Lupin for her academic prowess and bravery.

Character Journey

Throughout the series, Hermione undergoes significant growth and development:

  1. In the early years, she struggles to fit in and often relies on her book smarts to prove herself.
  2. As she faces challenges alongside Harry and Ron, Hermione learns to think on her feet and trust her instincts.
  3. She becomes a fierce advocate for causes she believes in, such as house-elf rights with S.P.E.W. (Society for the Promotion of Elfish Welfare).
  4. In the later books, Hermione's bravery and loyalty are put to the test as she helps Harry hunt down Voldemort's Horcruxes and participates in the Battle of Hogwarts.

In Video Games

Hermione's appearances in Harry Potter video games often mirror her character arc from the books and films. Players can control Hermione as she learns spells, solves puzzles, and fights alongside her friends. Notable gaming moments include:

  • Using her Time-Turner to solve challenges in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
  • Brewing potions and attending classes in Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery (2018)
  • Casting spells and duelling in Harry Potter: Magic Awakened (2021)

Fun Facts

  • Hermione's birthday is September 19th.
  • Her favourite book is Hogwarts: A History.
  • Hermione is skilled at creating portable, waterproof fires, which come in handy during the trio's camping adventures.
  • In the films, Watson had to wear fake teeth to match Hermione's description of having large front teeth.

Hermione Granger's intelligence, compassion, and bravery make her an iconic and beloved character in the Harry Potter universe, both in the original media and the many video games that have followed.

Ravenclaw Traits in Hermione

While Hermione is a proud Gryffindor, she does possess several qualities that are commonly linked to Ravenclaw House:

  1. Intelligence: Hermione is undeniably one of the cleverest witches of her age. Her vast knowledge and quick thinking would have made her a great fit for Ravenclaw.
  2. Love of learning: Hermione's enthusiasm for acquiring knowledge is a defining trait. She's often found in the library researching various topics, reflecting Ravenclaw's value of wisdom and learning.
  3. Creativity: Although not as overtly emphasized, Hermione's problem-solving skills hint at a creative side. Her innovative thinking helps the trio overcome numerous obstacles.
  4. Originality: Hermione isn't afraid to challenge the status quo or think outside the box. This is seen in her efforts to free house-elves and her creation of the D.A. (Dumbledore's Army).

Gryffindor Traits

Despite her Ravenclaw-esque qualities, the Sorting Hat ultimately placed Hermione in Gryffindor for good reason:

  1. Bravery: Hermione consistently demonstrates courage, standing up to injustice and facing dangerous situations head-on.
  2. Chivalry: She's fiercely loyal to her friends and will go to great lengths to protect and support them.
  3. Determination: Once Hermione sets her mind to something, she's unstoppable. This determination propels her to excel academically and fight for what she believes in.

In the Harry Potter video games, Hermione's Gryffindor traits often shine through as she fearlessly tackles challenges and supports her friends. However, her Ravenclaw-like intelligence and creativity are also crucial to solving puzzles and advancing the story.

Fun Fact

  • In Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Hermione is made a Gryffindor prefect alongside Ron Weasley.

While Hermione Granger is undoubtedly a Gryffindor, her character beautifully demonstrates that individuals can possess qualities associated with multiple Hogwarts houses. This complexity makes her all the more relatable and beloved by fans of the series and the video games she appears in.