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Is Ron Weasley the master of Bellatrix Lestrange's first wand?

Harry and Ollivander have this conversation in Deathly Hallows after Malfoy Manor detainment. ‘Walnut and dragon heartstring,’ he said. ‘Twelve and three-quarter inches. Unyielding. This wand ...
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Why does Mrs. Weasley always give Ron maroon clothes?

It has been stated a few times by Ron that he HATES the color maroon. “Every year she makes us a jumper,’ said Ron, unwrapping his own, ‘and mine’s always maroon.” [...] "I hate maroon,’ Ron ...
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Ron has Charlie’s old wand [duplicate]

in The philosophers stone Ron says he has Charlie’s old wand. Would it work for him properly. And why would Charlie want a new wand?
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Did Ron Weasley have some sort of seer blood or prophetic powers?

“So we’ve just got to try on the hat!” Ron whispered to Harry. “I’ll kill Fred, he was going on about wrestling a troll.” -The Philosopher's stone And they did in fact, wrestle a troll. “My turn…” ...
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Was Ron's failed Transfiguration actually his fault?

In Chamber of Secrets, during one of the gang's Transfiguration classes, Ron is asked to demonstrate a spell on his pet, Scabbers, that is supposed to turn animals into fancy goblets. Figure 2-1: ...
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Is Dumbledore Ron in the future?

They both love Bertie Botts, they both have long fingers, share a left-leg injury, like Chocolate Frog Cards, and have naturally red hair.
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Why didn't the Trio use unforgiveable curses to destroy the Horcruxes? [duplicate]

Closely related: Could the Horcruxes be destroyed with Avada Kedavra? Also closely related: Fiendfyre to destroy Horcrux At one point, Hermione discovers that the only way to destroy a horcrux is ...
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What color are Ron's eyes?

We know the color of both Harry's and Hermione's eyes but what color are Ron's eyes? Was it ever stated in the books?
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Why is Ron addressed as Ronald Bilius Weasley?

In many countries, it is conventional to write a person's full name as [First Name] [Father's Name] [Last Name]. However, in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Ron is referred to in Dumbledore's ...
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Did JKR make some kind of an inside joke about Moaning Myrtle's death?

When the trio wonders about the reason that Riddle got a special award, Ron has a hypothesis: “I wouldn’t mind knowing how Riddle got an award for special services to Hogwarts either.” “Could’...
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Why doesn't someone else repair Ron's wand?

In the Chamber of Secrets, Ron breaks his wand in the incident with the Whomping Willow, and Later on Hermione breaks Harry's wand with a curse of her own that rebounded. In the last book, Harry uses ...
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Harry Potter after Hogwarts? [duplicate]

After Hogwarts, Harry and Ginny have children, but from what I remember, it doesn't mention what he does for a living, nor does it mention what Ron and Hermione do. At one point, I distinctly ...
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Why was Ron so nasty to Hermione?

When reading Philosopher's Stone, it seems that Ron was extremely nasty to Hermione all through the first part of the book - worse than to Malfoy, even. Why such a bad reaction?
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Is Ron Weasley smart?

This question was triggered by this section of DVK's answer on Is Viktor Krum a good wizard? : Hermione liked him enough to actually go out with him somewhat seriously. Since this is NOT a ...
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