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James Sirius Potter
James in "The Vault of Destinies" Teaser Trailer.
Biographical information


James Sirius Potter


October 2003

Blood status


Also known as

James, Teacher's Pet, Potter, Whiny Potter Git

Physical information





Hair Colour

Dark Brown

Eye colour


Skin colour


Family Infomation


Harry Potter


Ginerva Potter

Other Family members

Albus Potter
Lily Potter
Rose Weasley (cousin)
Hugo Weasley (cousin)
Victoire Weasley (cousin)
Lord Voldemort (distant cousin)

Magical characteristics


Aspen, 12 inches long with a Phoenix feather core



Potter Family, Weasley Family, Hogwarts, Gryffindor, Alma Aleron, Bigfoot House, The Gremlins, Petra Morganstern, Merlin, Zane Walker, Ralph Deedle, Scorpius Malfoy






Firts Appearance

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Last Appearance

James Potter and the Crimson Thread

James Sirius Potter (b. October 2003) is the first son of Harry and Ginny Potter (nee Weasley). His siblings are Albus and Lily Potter, and he is the main protagonist of the James Potter series. He was sorted into Gryffindor, like his parents.

Biography Edit

Childhood Edit

James Sirius was born in October of 2003. When he turned eleven, James received his letter of acceptance to Hogwarts school, and he was taken, along with his brother and sister, to Diagon Alley, where he got his school supplies and traveled through the magical brick wall to the Hogwarts Express. Worried, James anxiously boarded the train.

Education at Hogwarts Edit

First Year Edit

On the 1st of September, James traveled with his family to Platform 9 3/4 where he prepared to board the Hogwarts Express. James tried to give the impression that he was not at all nervous about starting at Hogwarts; most notably with the bravado he showed to his younger brother Albus.

On the train James moved in between the carriages, pretending to be looking for someone so, that he hoped, people would not believe him lonely. Victoire invited James to sit with her and her friends, but he didn't feel comfortable with her and her friends.

He later came across two boys named Ralph Deedle and Zane Walker, who were both Muggle-Borns. The three became good friends, and awaited their arrival to Hogwarts. Once there, James was sorted into Gryffindor, Ralph into Slytherin, and Zane into Ravenclaw.

Relationships Edit

Family: Edit

  • Albus is James's only brother, who is seen to have exhibited a lasting "brotherly love" with him. Only a year younger, he first attended Hogwarts when James was in his second year. Where, to his brother's surprise, he was sorted into Slytherin house. Along with the rest of his family, he traveled to United States the following year, and attended the Alma Aleron school with James in Pennsylvania.
  • Rose Weasley, being James's cousin, grew up with James and shared a close relationship with him. When James first boarded the Hogwarts Express, he sorely wished that she was a year older so that he could sit with her. She first attended Hogwarts in his second year, where she helped him in trying to uncover the mystery of the dark being known as, the Gatekeeper. From then on, she was one of the main people who stood by his side in all his adventures at Hogwarts.
  • Victoire and James must have spent a considerable amount of time together when they were younger, having also been one of his cousins.
  • Lucy Weasley was James's adopted cousin. She was one of the family members who traveled with him to the United States, and attended Alma Aleron that same year along with him. He was devastated when she was killed in the World Between the Worlds by the Lady of the Lake, which left a lasting impact on James and his family. He later saw her image in the Mirror of Erised.

Friends / People of Interests: Edit

  • Petra Morganstern and James always held a special and unusual relationship. He fell in love with her and partly wished to have a romantic relationship, despite the vast difference in their ages. It was first revealed in the Vault of Destinies that there was something, when it was revealed that he and her held a magical bond. It was revealed in the Morrigan Web that he and her share a destiny, although Petra wishes that James would stay away in fear of him suffering anymore.
  • Ralph Deedle is probably one of his closest friends, and has always stood by his side. Even going with him and his family to America, and attending Alma Aleron.
  • Zane Walker is an American student, and another of his closest friends. He currently attends Alma Aleron, but was one of the exchange students in his first year at Hogwarts. Through different means, he's constantly kept track of James's adventures, and has continued to be one of his closest confidants.
  • Merlin wasn't originally seen by him as a friend and ally, especially during his first year with the "Merlin Conspiracy." However, after returning to the physical world, he gradually formed a unique bond with James and his friends.
  • Tabitha Corsica, while seemingly nice at first, became an enemy of James, with her devious behavior, and support of the "Progressive Element." Much to his regret, he last encountered her at the Muggle York Academy in the Morrigan Web.

Etymology Edit

  • James is a Hebrew name from the name Jacob, meaning "Heel" as in Genesis narrative, Jacob was born grasping Esau's heel and later brought his birthright. This was the name of James's grandfather and the middle name of his father.
  • Sirius is the meaning of "Star" as it is the brightest star seen from Earth. It is also the Dog Star from Ancient Greek Mythology as he was Orion's dog. This is the name of Harry's godfather.
  • Potter is a very common surname of English origin. It traditionally refers to the occupation of making pottery. Beatrix Potter was a well-known English children's author. Other things with the name "Potter" include, but not limited to: Potter's Field, the name for a burial ground for the unknown or unclaimed dead, particularly soldiers and orphans, (the Potter family in the series having many members that fit that description); the Potter Box, a model for making ethical decisions developed at Harvard University.