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The Alignments of Characters in the Harry Potter Book Series

Admittedly, different readers and gamers will divide characters from the Harry Potter series of novels into different alignment categories. The assignment of an alignment to each character is based on the actions (and to a lesser extent, the personality) of each character throughout the seven books. Some characters were easier to categorize than others. For example, Dolores Umbridge is an exemplar of the lawful evil character. Draco Malfoy seemed to be more lawful evil than neutral evil and Argus Filch, lawful to the extreme, did not appear to be sufficiently villainous to warrant an assignment to evil. Many may argue that Harry himself was chaotic good, but then how would Fred and George Weasley be categorized? Severus Snape was a difficult character to place but since his actions were based primarily on personal allegiances, I thought it fitting to make him true neutral. Characters associated with the Ministry of Magic seemed lawful neutral for the most part. Members of the Order of Phoenix seemed mostly neutral good, while Death Eaters were typically neutral evil (with notable exceptions).

Lawful Good
Hermione Granger
Minerva McGonagall
Molly Weasley
Cedric Diggory
Neutral Good
Harry Potter
Ronald Weasley
Albus Dumbledore
Rubeus Hagrid
Most Members of the Order of the Phoenix
Chaotic Good
Sirius Black
Fred Weasley
George Weasley
Luna Lovegood
Lawful Neutral
Cornelius Fudge
Percy Weasley
Bartemius Crouch, Sr.
Argus Filch (Evil tendencies)
True Neutral
Severus Snape
Horace Slughorn
Rita Skeeter
Mr. Ollivander
Chaotic Neutral
Peeves the Poltergeist
Gilderoy Lockhart
Mundungus Fletcher
Xenophilius Lovegood
Lawful Evil
Dolores Umbridge
Lucius Malfoy
Draco Malfoy
Neutral Evil
Peter Pettigrew
The Carrows
Pansy Parkinson
Most Death Eaters
Chaotic Evil
Lord Voldemort
Bellatrix Lestrange
Fenrir Greyback
Bartemius Crouch, Jr.