Susan Bones is a British half-blood witch, a Hufflepuff student on Harry's course, a minor character in the novel "Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality". She is the grand-niece of Amelia Bones who is the head of the Department of Magical Law Enforcement.


First year

Susan first appears at the Distribution Ceremony in, where she is assigned to Hufflepuff [1]. Then she attends a potions lesson, where she witnesses a scene between Harry and Professor Snape. Susan signs up for Professor Quirrell's extracurricular classes and gets into the Sunshine Regiment, where she becomes a captain. Susan repeatedly participates in battles with other members of her army. Susan attends a lesson on the Patronus Spell and, frightened after the incident with Hermione, refuses her attempt to try the spell [2]. Then Susan, along with Hermione, Hannah Abbot, Padma and Parvati Patil, Tracey Davis, Daphne Greengrass, Lavender Brown and several other students and professors, appears at a rally near Dumbledore's office, where Hermione proclaims Society for the Promotion of Heroic Equality for Witches. [3]In the first battle with the seventh-year Slytherin, Susan gets several minor injuries. After that, she asks seventh-year Nymphadora Tonks to sometimes replace her in battles with bullies. Susan and her friends witness a performance played by Harry Potter, which saves them from an attack by Slytherins. She attends Professor Quirrell's sudden exam and passes it at least "Acceptable" [4]. During Harry's battle with Voldemort, Susan, most likely, like the whole of Hogwarts, was at the final Quidditch match.

Personality and traits

Susan may try too hard to complete tasks and rush, but at the same time not think, as a result of which she has difficulties. Susan is persistent and smart, she is often the voice of reason among her friends. For example, she is the only one anticipating the failure of the Society for the Promotion of Heroic Equality for Witches. Susan is characterized by some arrogance - feeling better than others, she begins to give advice to her friends.

Physical description

Susan is a chubby girl with red hair that she wears loose.

Magical abilities and skills

Susan excelled in Defense against the Dark Arts - participation in the battles of Professor Quirrell and S. P. H. E. W. developed her fighting skills


  • In chapter 18, it turns out that Susan, like many students, is afraid of Professor Snape.
  • It seems that Susan is having difficulty with Spells, as in chapter 29, Hermione helps her and several other Hufflepuff Girls with homework.
  • Susan calls herself the only surviving child from the Bones Family. Most likely, she has no relatives other than Amelia.


  1. HPMOR, chapter 9
  2. HPMOR, chapter 43
  3. HPMOR, chapter 70
  4. HPMOR, chapter 103


Susan and her army

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