Underrated: Remus Lupin

FCC Disclaimer.png

In a long line of ever-changing Defense Against the Dark Arts professors, Lupin stands to be the best, despite his condition. His presence is so significant and powerful, but often not recognized or acknowledged anymore.

ridikulus.gif

For starters, Lupin actually teaches some pretty useful stuff, especially in terms of what happens in the actual books. Boggarts happen beyond Prisoner of Azkaban in the books, so the spell Riddikulus is more than a comedic moment like it is in the movies. And you felt the respect from most of the students because he was genuinely a good teacher.

expecto patronum.gif

And let’s not forget this HUGE piece of the Potterverse: Expecto Patronum. It’s personally my favorite spell, and Lupin helped teach Harry to become one of the strongest DADA wizards. Expecto Patronum is probably the most important spell Harry learns, and it is thanks to Lupin.

remus-lupin.jpg

Lupin also has a strong sense of family and love in people, whether it is Sirius or Harry or Tonks or anyone else, love leads him to his decisions. He also has a sense of peace to him, probably because of his inability to control that once he transforms.

tonks.jpg

I won’t spoil what happens to Lupin, but I truly think he deserves so much more acknowledgment and praise for what he has done for Harry and the whole fight against the Dark Lord. He was clearly the best DADA professor ever, but also a crucial piece of Harry’s story and who he can become.

Want to read another underrated Potter character? Here is my post about Hagrid being the best ever.

What Potter character do you think is underrated? Share with me below.

Show off your HP Love with magical items from ThinkGeek!

Are you a geek blogger yourself? Join Geek Blogs Unite, a blogging community for us geeks! Click the image below to see!

gbu

 


Advertisements

6 thoughts on “Underrated: Remus Lupin

  1. I’ve always been a big Lupin fan and his character – along with Sirius – are a huge part of why Prisoner of Azkaban is my favorite Harry Potter book/movie. I would have loved a different ending for his story.

    Like

  2. I definitely agree! Lupin was such an underrated character who did so much while not expecting any praise or recognition. Another character that I think is underrated is Dobby.

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s