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Padma Patil

Padma Patil


/pad, mə/


  1. Padma Patil is a witch of Indian descent who attended Hogwarts, was sorted into Ravenclaw house, and was a member of Dumbledore’s Army. Padma Patil is the twin sister of Parvati Patil.

Padma Patil Biography & History

Padma Patil is a witch born into the Patil family, with her twin sister, Parvati Patil. In 1991, she began her education at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and was sorted into Ravenclaw House, unlike her sister who was sorted into Gryffindor. Padma is known for her intelligence and studious nature, characteristics valued highly in Ravenclaw.

In her fourth year, Padma attended the Yule Ball with Ron Weasley as part of the Triwizard Tournament festivities. Throughout her school years, she became increasingly involved in the fight against Lord Voldemort, joining Dumbledore’s Army (D.A.) in her fifth year, where she learned defensive spells and tactics under the guidance of Harry Potter.

Padma fought in the Battle of Hogwarts on 2 May, 1998, standing against Voldemort and his Death Eaters alongside her fellow D.A. members and other Hogwarts students.

After the war, details of Padma’s life are less known, but it’s implied that she went on to lead a successful post-Hogwarts life, utilizing the skills and knowledge gained during her time at school.

Padma was born into a magical family of Indian heritage, making her part of the wider wizarding world’s diverse community.

Padma Patil’s Magical Abilities & Skills

  • Defence Against the Dark Arts: As a member of Dumbledore’s Army, Padma learned various defensive and offensive spells, which were crucial in her participation in the Battle of Hogwarts.
  • Charms: Padma, being in Ravenclaw, demonstrated proficiency in charms, a subject that requires a keen understanding of magical theory and practice.
  • Spell Casting: Her active involvement in D.A. sessions honed her spell-casting abilities, making her a competent witch in combat situations.
  • Academic Achievement: Padma’s sorting into Ravenclaw speaks to her academic prowess and intellectual curiosity, traits that likely contributed to her success in various magical subjects.
  • Leadership and Teamwork: Through her participation in Dumbledore’s Army, Padma showed notable skills in working effectively as part of a team, as well as potential leadership qualities.

Padma Patil References

1.) Padma Patil – Harry Potter Fandom