How did Molly defeat Bellatrix?


  1. How did Molly defeat Bellatrix?
  2. Is Molly Weasley more powerful than Bellatrix?
  3. What spell killed Bellatrix in the book?

How did Molly defeat Bellatrix?

Bellatrix, quickly turning her attention to Molly, cackled with mocking laughter, only to see Molly attack her with fierceness and precision having cleared the three young witches out of the way. This provided an opening for Molly to strike Bellatrix with a curse that hit her straight in the heart, killing her.

Is Molly Weasley more powerful than Bellatrix?

Of course not, Bellatrix was far more powerful, and with the dark arts, she is stronger. Here, as Fred was already dead, and she tried to kill Ginny, imagine what Molly Wesley would be feeling, she used that much emotion into fighting Bellatrix.

What spell killed Bellatrix in the book?

I’ve always suspected Molly’s lethal spell was a particularly well-placed and powerful stunner that stops Bellatrix’s heart, which is consistent with the description of her death: Molly’s curse soared beneath Bellatrix’s outstretched arm and hit her squarely in the chest, directly over her heart.