However, he thought he was very close to being a Squib and was still in danger anyway. He jealously listened to their recap of the Quidditch World Cup; his grandmother had not wanted to go, and did not purchase tickets. [22] However, when Neville showed great bravery and heroism during the Second Wizarding War, his grandmother was clearly very proud of him. Neville Longbottom is a student in Gryffindor House and is in the same year as Harry Potter. At some point early in his life, he also witnessed the death of his grandfather. The other was Harry Potter, and it was Harry whom Voldemort targeted on 31 October, 1981 making Harry his equal and leading to his first defeat. It is unknown how Neville reacted upon learning the truth about his D.A.D.A. Algie and Neville appear to have shared an interest in Herbology, as Algie gave Neville his very rare Mimbulus mimbletonia plant, which at one point was the password to the Gryffindor Common Room. [21], After the basilisk attack on Colin Creevey, Neville feared that he might be attacked, due to his poor magical skills, and tried to protect himself by purchasing a large, "evil-smelling" green onion, a pointed purple crystal, and a rotting newt tail. When Harry, Ron, and Hermione urged him to report Malfoy, Neville replied that he didn't want more trouble. Neville is portrayed to be left-handed. Harry urged Neville to run, but Neville refused, instead breaking Macnair's grip on Harry by jabbing the Death Eater in the eye with Hermione's wand. Summary: Neville's never known what he wanted for his birthday until this year; this year he doesn't want to be alone. [28], In 1994, Neville met up with Harry, Ron, and Hermione on the Hogwarts Express. Professor Sprout, his Herbology professor. When Harry was crying over the death of Sirius Black, Neville did not question nor protest Harry's friendship with an alleged criminal and mass murder, instead consoling him for his godfather's demise. [36] With Harry's encouragement, by the beginning of Christmas break, Neville had improved "beyond all recognition. Like nearly everyone else at Hogwarts, with the possible exception of some of the Slytherin students and Argus Filch, Neville hated Umbridge for her sadistic punishments and attempts to control the school. The battle soon ended, and Neville and his friends were transported back to Hogwarts, where Neville's nose was fixed by Poppy Pomfrey. Neville Longbottom was born on 30 July, 1980, to Frank and Alice Longbottom, a pair of Aurors. [50], During the first round of battle, Neville used various plants to attack Death Eaters, and helped transport the injured and dead when a temporary cease-fire was called. Then new Professor Lupin gave them chocolate telling them it would help them feel better about the shock. He instead ended up getting caught by Professor McGonagall. He was round-faced,[12] short, chubby, and had blond hair. The couple had two children, a son and a daughter. Neville was one of the two boys possibly referred to in the prophecy as being destined to bring about Voldemort's end. Neville was eventually left alone to lead the rebellion efforts, as Luna was dragged off the Hogwarts Express by Death Eaters around Christmas of 1997 to coerce her father into ceasing his political dissidence in The Quibbler, and Ginny did not return to Hogwarts following the Easter holidays, as her family went into hiding following Harry, Ron, and Hermione's escape from Malfoy Manor. Snape went so far as to feed a few drops of Neville's Shrinking Solution to Neville's pet, Trevor, so as to humiliate him for doing badly on the potion and almost kill Neville's toad. 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