A Ravenclaw student and one of Harry’s friends. Because she dresses oddly, behaves eccentrically, and has a habit of telling uncomfortable truths, Luna is considered an oddity at school and has few friends. However, Harry appreciates her loyalty and her complete lack of interest in the material concerns like power or status that drive most people’s behavior towards him.
Luna Lovegood Character Timeline in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
The timeline below shows where the character Luna Lovegood appears in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter Seven: The Slug Club
...a group of stylish fourth-year girls enters the compartment, inviting Harry to ditch Neville and Luna and sit with them. Coldly, Harry responds that he wants to stay with his friends.... (full context)
Chapter Fifteen: The Unbreakable Vow
Chapter Nineteen: Elf Tails
Chapter Twenty: Lord Voldemort’s Request
Chapter Twenty-Nine: Phoenix Lament
Chapter Thirty: The White Tomb
...the castle towards the lake, where many witches and wizards are already gathered. Harry sees Luna helping Neville into a chair and feels intense gratitude to them for helping Ron and... (full context)