Bellatrix Lestrange (née Black), also known as Bella by Lord Voldemort and Narcissa Malfoy, is the true secondary antagonist of the Harry Potter franchise, starting from Order of the Phoenix. She is a pure-blood witch who was the sister of Narcissa Malfoy and Andromeda Tonks (who was disowned for marrying a Muggle-born Wizard), the wife of Rodolphus Lestrange, the cousin of Sirius and Regulus Black, the aunt of Draco Malfoy, and a loyal follower of Lord Voldemort.

She is the most faithful member of Voldemort's inner circle. She is described as being highly attractive yet emaciated due to her time in Azkaban. Bellatrix is portrayed as paranoid and fanatically devoted to Voldemort, seeing service to him as the noblest duty for any true wizard or witch. She takes an obvious pleasure in acts of torture and cruelty, as demonstrated when she kills her cousin, Sirius Black. 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.

Powers and Stats

Tier: 9-B physically, 8-C with magic

Name: Bellatrix Lestrange (née Black)

Origin: Harry Potter

Gender: Female

Classification: Witch, Death Eater, Pure-blood

Age: 46 (1951 – 2 May, 1998)

Powers and Abilities: Magic, Flight, Telekinesis, Teleportation (Via Apparition), Fire Manipulation, Resistance to Mind Reading and Mental Attacks (Via Occlumency), Forcefield Creation, Death Manipulation (Via Killing Curse), Pain Manipulation (Via Cruciatus Curse), Mind Control (Via Imperius Curse), Spell Casting, Explosion Inducement

Attack Potency: Wall level physically, Building level with magic (Defeated Kingsley Shacklebolt in open combat, who could fight Voldemort with the help of Minerva McGonagall and Horace Slughorn. Fought Hermione, Ginny and Luna at the same time. Created a shockwave that blew up the Great Hall of Hogwarts), some spells ignore conventional durability

Speed: Athletic Human with Subsonic reactions via power-scaling (Kept pace with Molly Weasley) and flight speed

Lifting Strength: Athletic Human by herself. Class 5 with spells (Comparable, if not superior, to Ron Weasley. Knocked Sirius into the veil)

Striking Strength: Wall Class

Durability: Wall level (Comparable to Harry Potter) physically. Large Building level against magical attacks with Protego, likely higher with other spells (Deflected a non-lethal attack by Albus Dumbledore)

Stamina: High

Standard Equipment: Wand

Range: Several dozen meters with Curses, Countrywide with Teleportation

Intelligence: High (Mastered the Dark Arts and a brilliant witch)

Weaknesses: Mental Illness, fierce and dangerous temper, Arrogance

Notable Attacks and Techniques:

  • Avada Kedavra: She unleashes a green energy bolt that instantly kills the target upon impact. However, sufficiently fast opponents can dodge it and it can be stopped by throwing another object (or victim) in the way
  • Crucio: She curses the opponent to feel unspeakable amounts of pain, usually incapacitating the target unless they possess unusually high resistance to pain. Continued exposure can fry the victim's nerves and damage their brain, leaving them clinically insane or in a vegetative state.
  • Fiendfyre: Bewitched Flame of abnormal size and heat, infused with dark magic, capable of seeking out living targets, can't be extinguished by water



Notable Victories:

Notable Losses:

Inconclusive Matches:

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