“The Patronus is a kind of positive force, a projection of the very thing the Dementor feeds upon – hope, happiness, the desire to survive…” – Remus Lupin.
Pottermore has a new feature where you can discover your own Patronus!
If you remember correctly, the Patronus was first introduced in Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban. The Patronus Charm is a defensive spell which creates a guardian that takes the form of an animal. It’s in this book that we learn that Harry’s Patronus is a stag, like his father’s was.
And in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix we learn that Hermione’s Patronus is an otter, Ron’s is a Jack Russell terrier, Ginny’s is a horse and Luna’s is a hare. They discover theirs during a Dumbledore’s Army practice.
The Patronus is the only spell effective against Dementors.
My Patronus is a Sparrow.
JK Rowling herself took the test and tweeted “… so as far as I’m concerned, the @pottermore test works! Here’s my Patronus…” She got a heron!
— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) September 22, 2016
So summon your happiest memory, and answer the questions truthfully to discover your Patronus. What will yours be?
When Beth “grows up” she wants to see her creations appear on the screen and stage. In her free time, Beth blogs about her love of craft beer and writes screenplays. She received her bachelors in journalism from Youngstown State and received her masters in communication from The University of Akron. She is honored to be a part of the FanFest family.