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Hippogriff

A Hippogriff was a magical beast that had the front legs, wings, and head of a giant eagle and the body, hind legs and tail of a horse. It was very similar to another magical creature, the Griffin, with the horse rear replacing the lion rear.3 The breeding of fancy Hippogriffs was an established wizarding career, with known breeders including Newton Scamander's mother. Images of fancy Hippogriffs were sometimes put onto calendars.4 A hippogriff was one rare possible corporeal form of the…

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Jarvey

The Jarvey was magical beast which resembled an overgrown ferret in appearance, and was commonly found in Great Britain, Ireland, and North America.1 1 Description 2 History 3 Behind the scenes 4 Appearances 5 Notes and references The Jarvey was capable of Human speech, although true conversation with a Jarvey was impossible. The creature used short, usually rude, statements and phrases in an almost constant stream.1 Jarveys lived below ground, and their diet consisted of moles, voles, rats…

The Unicorn is a white, equine creature with a single horn on its forehead. Revered by Muggles.

Unicorn

The Unicorn was a white horse with a horn sticking out of its head. An iconic creature of magic, the existence of unicorns was one of the worst-kept secrets of the wizarding world, as unicorns were inextricably associated with magic in the Muggle world.1 These majestic equines possessed potent magical properties, with their tail hairs being designed by Garrick Ollivander as one of the "Supreme Cores," which was a distinction shared by only two other beasts. 1 Description 2 Uses 3 History 4…

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Quiz: Only Hagrid Could Name ALL Of These Magical Creatures. Can You?

Hogwarts Quiz: Only Hagrid could name all of these magical creatures. Can you? Take this tricky Harry Potter quiz to see how well you really know your magical creatures! Quiz Buzzfeed, HP Quiz, Harry Potter movies, Harry Potter trivia, Hagrid quiz, Thestral, Phoenix, Dragon, Hogwarts Quiz, Playbuzz quizzes Are you smarter than Hagrid himself?

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Acromantula

An Acromantula was a giant magical species of spider, native to the rainforests of Southeast Asia, particularly Borneo where it inhabited dense jungles. Acromantulas were believed to be a wizard-bred species, designed to guard dwellings or treasure hoards, and were first created before the Ban on Experimental Breeding in 1965. These giant spiders with a taste for human flesh were first spotted in 1794.2 1 Physical description 2 Reproduction 3 Social Behaviour 4 Habitat 5 Acromantulas in the…

Mackled Malaclaw

The Mackled Malaclaw was a magical land beast which closely resembled the lobster in appearance. The Malaclaw had light grey skin with green spots, and could reach a length of twelve inches. Although it resembled a lobster, it was unfit to eat, and anyone who ate fleshof a Malaclaw would come down with a nasty fever and develop a green rash.1 The Malaclaw was found along the rocky coastline of Europe and dines mainly on crustaceans. A bite from a Malaclaw had the unusual side effect of…

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Chizpurfle

The Chizpurfle was a type of very small magical parasite. Crab-like in appearance, this beast can grow up to a twentieth of an inch including its fangs.1 They were attracted to sources of magic and were commonly found in the fur and feathers of Crups and Augureys, respectively.1 The carapaces and fangs3 of the Chizpurfle were used in Potion-making.1 1 Biology and Habits 2 Etymology 3 Behind the scenes 4 Appearances 5 Notes and references Chizpurfles attacked magical objects like wands and…

A Grindylow is a small, horned, pale-green water demon and a Dark creature. Newton Scamander had. Harry Potter Creatures, Harry Potter Art, Fantastic Beasts And Where, Fantastic Beasts Creatures, Creature Art, Beast, Fantastic Beasts, Beast Creature, Dark Creatures

Grindylow

A Grindylow was a small, horned, pale-green skinned water demon native to Great Britain and Ireland.2 1 Life cycle 2 Behaviour 3 Diet 4 Habitat 5 Physical appearance 6 Defence 7 History 8 Behind the scenes 9 Gallery 10 Appearances 11 Notes and references The first stage of a Grindylow's life...

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Demiguise

The Demiguise is a peaceful, herbivorous magical beast that can make itself invisible and tell the future which makes it very hard to catch.2 1 Description 2 History 3 Behind the scenes 4 Appearances 5 Notes and references It is found in the Far East, but only wizards and witches trained in their capture can even see them. It resembles a cross between a sloth and an ape with large, black eyes and long, silky hair.3 Demiguise pelts are highly sought after as the hair can be woven into…

The Bowtruckle is immensely difficult to spot, being a hand-sized, insect eating, tree dweller. Harry Potter Creatures, Harry Potter Art, Fantastic Beasts And Where, Famous Vampires, Fantasic Beasts, Monster Book Of Monsters, Beast, Beast Creature, Magical Creatures

Bowtruckle

The Bowtruckle was a hand-sized, insect-eating, tree dwelling magical beast with long sharp fingers (two on each hand), brown eyes, and a general appearance of a flat-faced stick figure made of bark and twigs, which served well as camouflage in its natural habitat.2 They were immensely difficult to spot. 1 Description 2 History 3 Etymology 4 Behind the scenes 5 Appearances 6 Notes and references The Bowtruckle could be found in western England, southern Germany, and certain Scandinavian…

A Chimaera was a type of hybrid animal and a violent magical beast native to Greece. The Chimaera was a vicious, bloodthirsty beast with a lion's head, a goat's body and a dragon's tail.

Chimaera

A Chimaera was a type of hybrid animal and a violent magical beast native to Greece.1 1 Description 2 History 3 Behind the scenes 4 Appearances 5 External links 6 Notes and references The Chimaera was a vicious, bloodthirsty beast with a lion's head, a goat's body and a dragon's tail.1 Because of their ferocity, Chimaeras were classified by the Ministry of Magic as XXXXX (extremely dangerous and lethal), and their eggs were classified as Class A Non-Tradeable Materials.1 There was only one…

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Tebo

The Tebo was an ash-coloured magical warthog.1 It was found in the African countries of Congo and Zaire. The Tebo was very dangerous and could make itself invisible, rendering it virtually impossible to capture or evade. Tebo hide was strong and therefore was often used by wizards and witches to make protective shields and clothing.1 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (First appearance) Fantastic Beasts: Cases from the Wizarding World (On an animal fact card)

The Graphorn was a dangerous and aggressive magical creature, native to the mountains of Europe.

Graphorn

The Graphorn is a dangerous and aggressive magical beast native to the mountains of Europe. 1 Description 2 History 3 Uses 4 Appearances 5 Notes and references The Graphorn is large and hump-backed, with grayish-purple skin tougher than that of dragons. It can repel most spells, has two golden...

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Occamy

The Occamy was a winged, serpentine magical beast native to the Far East and India.1 1 Description 2 History 3 Etymology 4 Behind the scenes 5 Gallery 6 Media 7 Appearances 8 Notes and references It was a plumed, two-legged serpentine-bodied creature with wings that reached up to fifteen feet in height. The Occamy was extremely aggressive to anyone who approached it, and lived off of insects, rats, birds, and occasionally monkeys. It was extremely protective of its eggs, which were made of…

A marine rat, the murtlap has a sea anemone for a back and a vicious bite. Fun fact: the growth on its back can be pickled and consumed for healing remedies. Don't eat too much though, or your ear hair could turn purple.

Murtlap

The Murtlap was a magical marine beast resembling a rat with a growth on its back resembling a sea anemone, found on the coastal areas of Britain.1 1 Nature 1.1 Uses 2 History 3 Appearances 4 Notes and references The favoured prey of the Murtlap were crustaceans, though they also went for the feet of any human foolish enough to step on them.1 The growth on the Murtlap's back may be pickled and eaten to improve one's resistance to jinxes, although eating an excess of pickled murtlap may cause…

I once had to help one of my travelling companions escape from a Kelpie, he was moments away from being dragged into the depths. But I can’t deny, they’re majestic creatures. Harry Potter Creatures, Fantastic Beasts And Where, Magical Horses, Fantasy, Fantastic Beasts Creatures, Fantasic Beasts, Creature Art, Beast, Beast Creature

Kelpie

A Kelpie was a shapeshifting water demon native to Great Britain and Ireland.1 1 Description 2 History 3 Known Kelpies 4 Gallery 5 Appearances 6 External links 7 Notes and references Able to take any form, a Kelpie usually chose that of a horse with a bulrush mane. After luring unwary travellers onto their backs, they dragged them underwater and ate them, allowing the entrails to float to the surface of the water. A Kelpie could be rendered docile and harmless by using the Placement Charm to…

Sea serpent

The sea serpent was an aquatic magical beast found in several seas around the world including the Atlantic, Pacific, and Mediterranean Sea.1 Reaching over a hundred feet long with a horse-like head and snake-like body, the sea serpent was a fearsome looking creature. Despite this, no Sea Serpent had ever been known to hurt a human, despite Muggle stories of encounters with the beasts. It rose in humps out of the water as it swam.1 Curiously, the world's best known sea serpent, the Loch Ness…

Peruvian Vipertooth

The Peruvian Vipertooth was a copper-coloured dragon native to eastern and north-eastern Peru.1 1 History 2 Description and traits 3 Appearances 4 Notes and references In the late 19th century, Vipertooth numbers once went on an alarming increase and became a serious threat to wizards and Muggles alike. The International Confederation of Wizards was forced to send an extermination squad in to reduce the Vipertooth population.1 The Dragonologist Harvey Ridgebit was the first person to catch a…

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Dragon

Dragons are giant winged, fire-breathing reptilian beasts. Widely regarded as terrifying yet awe-inspiring, they can be found all over the world and are frequently referred to in Asian and medieval European folklore.1 Able to fly and breathe fire through their nostrils and mouths, they are one...

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Sphinx

The Sphinx is a magical beast native to Egypt.1 1 Description 2 History 3 Abilities 4 Behind the scenes 5 Appearances 6 External links 7 Notes and references It has the head of human, and the body of lion. Sphinxes are highly intelligent and capable of human speech, and are known for their love of puzzles, riddles, and enigmas. When the Ministry of Magic began categorising magical creatures, the Sphinx was placed in the Beast category rather than the Being category due to their violent…

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Manticore

The Manticore was a magical beast and one of the wizarding world's most dangerous creatures.1 1 Description 2 History 3 See also 4 Behind the scenes 5 Appearances 6 Notes and references 7 External links A Manticore had a the head of a human, the body of a lion, and the tail of a scorpion that will kill anyone instantly. A Manticore's skin repelled all known charms, so it was extremely difficult to subdue a Manticore with magic. It was known to be capable of human speech, and was considered a…

A clabbert is an arboreal creature that resembles a cross between a monkey and a frog. Magical Tree, Harry Potter Creatures, Harry Potter Art, Fantastic Beasts And Where, Fantastic Beasts Creatures, Beast, Fantastic Beasts, Beast Creature, Creature Design

Clabbert

A Clabbert was a magical tree-dwelling beast that resembled a cross between a monkey and a frog. Its pustules were used in Potion-making.1 1 Description 2 Etymology 3 Appearances 4 Notes and references Its smooth skin was mottled green, and it had short horns and a wide grinning mouth full of...

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Common Welsh Green

The Common Welsh Green, or just Welsh Green, is a dragon native to Wales. It nests in the higher mountain regions where a reservation has been set up for it. It is a green dragon with a distinctive, musical roar.1 1 History 2 Traits 3 Behind the scenes 4 Appearances 5 Notes and references It is possible that a young Common Welsh Green may have been the actual cause of the Great Fire of London.2 The Ilfracombe Incident occurred in 1932, when a rogue Common Welsh Green dragon attacked a group…

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Hippogriff

A Hippogriff was a magical beast that had the front legs, wings, and head of a giant eagle and the body, hind legs and tail of a horse. It was very similar to another magical creature, the Griffin, with the horse rear replacing the lion rear.3 The breeding of fancy Hippogriffs was an established wizarding career, with known breeders including Newton Scamander's mother. Images of fancy Hippogriffs were sometimes put onto calendars.4 A hippogriff was one rare possible corporeal form of the…

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Jarvey

The Jarvey was magical beast which resembled an overgrown ferret in appearance, and was commonly found in Great Britain, Ireland, and North America.1 1 Description 2 History 3 Behind the scenes 4 Appearances 5 Notes and references The Jarvey was capable of Human speech, although true conversation with a Jarvey was impossible. The creature used short, usually rude, statements and phrases in an almost constant stream.1 Jarveys lived below ground, and their diet consisted of moles, voles, rats…

The Unicorn is a white, equine creature with a single horn on its forehead. Revered by Muggles.

Unicorn

The Unicorn was a white horse with a horn sticking out of its head. An iconic creature of magic, the existence of unicorns was one of the worst-kept secrets of the wizarding world, as unicorns were inextricably associated with magic in the Muggle world.1 These majestic equines possessed potent magical properties, with their tail hairs being designed by Garrick Ollivander as one of the "Supreme Cores," which was a distinction shared by only two other beasts. 1 Description 2 Uses 3 History 4…

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Quiz: Only Hagrid Could Name ALL Of These Magical Creatures. Can You?

Hogwarts Quiz: Only Hagrid could name all of these magical creatures. Can you? Take this tricky Harry Potter quiz to see how well you really know your magical creatures! Quiz Buzzfeed, HP Quiz, Harry Potter movies, Harry Potter trivia, Hagrid quiz, Thestral, Phoenix, Dragon, Hogwarts Quiz, Playbuzz quizzes Are you smarter than Hagrid himself?

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Acromantula

An Acromantula was a giant magical species of spider, native to the rainforests of Southeast Asia, particularly Borneo where it inhabited dense jungles. Acromantulas were believed to be a wizard-bred species, designed to guard dwellings or treasure hoards, and were first created before the Ban on Experimental Breeding in 1965. These giant spiders with a taste for human flesh were first spotted in 1794.2 1 Physical description 2 Reproduction 3 Social Behaviour 4 Habitat 5 Acromantulas in the…

Mackled Malaclaw

The Mackled Malaclaw was a magical land beast which closely resembled the lobster in appearance. The Malaclaw had light grey skin with green spots, and could reach a length of twelve inches. Although it resembled a lobster, it was unfit to eat, and anyone who ate fleshof a Malaclaw would come down with a nasty fever and develop a green rash.1 The Malaclaw was found along the rocky coastline of Europe and dines mainly on crustaceans. A bite from a Malaclaw had the unusual side effect of…

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Chizpurfle

The Chizpurfle was a type of very small magical parasite. Crab-like in appearance, this beast can grow up to a twentieth of an inch including its fangs.1 They were attracted to sources of magic and were commonly found in the fur and feathers of Crups and Augureys, respectively.1 The carapaces and fangs3 of the Chizpurfle were used in Potion-making.1 1 Biology and Habits 2 Etymology 3 Behind the scenes 4 Appearances 5 Notes and references Chizpurfles attacked magical objects like wands and…

A Grindylow is a small, horned, pale-green water demon and a Dark creature. Newton Scamander had. Harry Potter Creatures, Harry Potter Art, Fantastic Beasts And Where, Fantastic Beasts Creatures, Creature Art, Beast, Fantastic Beasts, Beast Creature, Dark Creatures

Grindylow

A Grindylow was a small, horned, pale-green skinned water demon native to Great Britain and Ireland.2 1 Life cycle 2 Behaviour 3 Diet 4 Habitat 5 Physical appearance 6 Defence 7 History 8 Behind the scenes 9 Gallery 10 Appearances 11 Notes and references The first stage of a Grindylow's life...

For beginners, for novices, for Harry Potter superfans going 20 years-strong, dig deep into the Wizarding World with our collection of features.

Demiguise

The Demiguise is a peaceful, herbivorous magical beast that can make itself invisible and tell the future which makes it very hard to catch.2 1 Description 2 History 3 Behind the scenes 4 Appearances 5 Notes and references It is found in the Far East, but only wizards and witches trained in their capture can even see them. It resembles a cross between a sloth and an ape with large, black eyes and long, silky hair.3 Demiguise pelts are highly sought after as the hair can be woven into…

The Bowtruckle is immensely difficult to spot, being a hand-sized, insect eating, tree dweller. Harry Potter Creatures, Harry Potter Art, Fantastic Beasts And Where, Famous Vampires, Fantasic Beasts, Monster Book Of Monsters, Beast, Beast Creature, Magical Creatures

Bowtruckle

The Bowtruckle was a hand-sized, insect-eating, tree dwelling magical beast with long sharp fingers (two on each hand), brown eyes, and a general appearance of a flat-faced stick figure made of bark and twigs, which served well as camouflage in its natural habitat.2 They were immensely difficult to spot. 1 Description 2 History 3 Etymology 4 Behind the scenes 5 Appearances 6 Notes and references The Bowtruckle could be found in western England, southern Germany, and certain Scandinavian…

A Chimaera was a type of hybrid animal and a violent magical beast native to Greece. The Chimaera was a vicious, bloodthirsty beast with a lion's head, a goat's body and a dragon's tail.

Chimaera

A Chimaera was a type of hybrid animal and a violent magical beast native to Greece.1 1 Description 2 History 3 Behind the scenes 4 Appearances 5 External links 6 Notes and references The Chimaera was a vicious, bloodthirsty beast with a lion's head, a goat's body and a dragon's tail.1 Because of their ferocity, Chimaeras were classified by the Ministry of Magic as XXXXX (extremely dangerous and lethal), and their eggs were classified as Class A Non-Tradeable Materials.1 There was only one…

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Tebo

The Tebo was an ash-coloured magical warthog.1 It was found in the African countries of Congo and Zaire. The Tebo was very dangerous and could make itself invisible, rendering it virtually impossible to capture or evade. Tebo hide was strong and therefore was often used by wizards and witches to make protective shields and clothing.1 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (First appearance) Fantastic Beasts: Cases from the Wizarding World (On an animal fact card)

The Graphorn was a dangerous and aggressive magical creature, native to the mountains of Europe.

Graphorn

The Graphorn is a dangerous and aggressive magical beast native to the mountains of Europe. 1 Description 2 History 3 Uses 4 Appearances 5 Notes and references The Graphorn is large and hump-backed, with grayish-purple skin tougher than that of dragons. It can repel most spells, has two golden...

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Occamy

The Occamy was a winged, serpentine magical beast native to the Far East and India.1 1 Description 2 History 3 Etymology 4 Behind the scenes 5 Gallery 6 Media 7 Appearances 8 Notes and references It was a plumed, two-legged serpentine-bodied creature with wings that reached up to fifteen feet in height. The Occamy was extremely aggressive to anyone who approached it, and lived off of insects, rats, birds, and occasionally monkeys. It was extremely protective of its eggs, which were made of…