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Damocles Belby

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"I daresay he's busy ... I doubt he invented the Wolfsbane Potion without considerable hard work!"
-- Horace Slughorn (HBP7)

Potioneer who invented the Wolfsbane Potion, and a favorite student of Horace Slughorn (HBP7).

  • Received the Order of Merlin for his discovery.
  • His nephew, Marcus Belby was invited to join the Slug Club due to his illustrious connection, but admitted he knew little about his famous uncle because his father didn't "get on well" with him (HBP7)

Family

Uncle of Marcus Belby, a Ravenclaw student in the Slug Club.

Possibly related to Flavius Belby, famous for surviving a Lethifold attack in 1782, according to his Chocolate Frog Card.

Skills

Potioneering

Commentary

Tags: famous inventors

Family
(Brother)