- What was Snape’s original patronus?
- Why does Harry say Snape’s patronus is curious?
- Why is Snape’s patronus the same as Lily’s Reddit?
Snape’s original patronus was a doe. If you think about it, Snape and Lily have been friends since pre-Hogwarts and Snape was always in love with her.
Case study 2: Severus Snape And in his final battle with Lord Voldemort, Harry explained the significance of this to his adversary, and to us: ‘Snape’s Patronus was a doe,’ said Harry, ‘the same as my mother’s, because he loved her for nearly all of his life, from the time when they were children’.
Snape’s patronus is a doe because it symbolizes Lilly Potter. Lilly loved James whose patronus is a stag. And naturally a Doe, being a female deer (cue music) would fit with a stag.