You could say I got a lot to live up to. Now Percy's a prefect. Fred and George mess around a lot, but they still get really good marks and everyone thinks they're really funny. Everyone expects me to do as well as the others, but if I do, it's no big deal, because they did it first. He soon became best friends with fellow student Harry Potter and later Hermione Granger. Together, they faced many challenges during their adolescence, including keeping the Philosopher's Stone from Professor Quirinus Quirrell , saving Ginny from the Basilisk of the Chamber of Secrets , saving Harry's godfather Sirius Black from the Dementors of Azkaban , guiding Harry through the Triwizard Tournament , forming Dumbledore's Army and fighting in numerous battles of the Second Wizarding War: Ron also became a Gryffindor prefect and a Keeper on the Gryffindor Quidditch team during his fifth year at Hogwarts.
He skipped his last year of school in order to accompany Harry and Hermione on a hunt to destroy all of Lord Voldemort 's Horcruxes and fought in the Battle of Hogwarts in , during which he lost his brother Fred, a loss which devastated him and his family, especially George, his twin.
Contents Biography Early life "Fred and George tried to get me to make one when I was about five. I nearly did, too, I was holding hands with Fred and everything when Dad found us. Only time I've ever seen Dad as angry as Mum. Fred reckons his left buttock has never been the same since!
Like all his siblings, he was home educated in reading, writing and simple maths by his mother. The Weasley family was not wealthy at all, compared to other wizarding families.
They tried their best to make up for this with their love. They once transfigured Ron's teddy bear into a giant spider, sparking his arachnophobia. On another occasion, the twins nearly got him to make an Unbreakable Vow, which finally made their father truly furious and Fred would later state that his left buttock has "never been the same since" after the row that ensued.
They also once got him to eat an Acid Pop which burnt a hole through his tongue. When Ron was younger, he had a pet rat named Scabbers, whom he had inherited from Percy. This rat was actually Peter Pettigrew , a traitor to all wizard kind. Ron was very fond of Scabbers, but wasn't sad to let him go when he found out the truth about his old rat.
To compensate for their impoverishment, Ron's mother indulged him in three delicious meals daily. This became so habitual that missing a meal in later life would irritate Ron.
Hogwarts years First year "I have a few last-minute points to dish out. First — to Mr Ronald Weasley