• Creature Species of dragon native to eastern Europe habitat: mountains (presumed) – possibly Northern Carpathians, Transcarpathian Region that borders Romania and Hungary appearance: metallic grey, long talons size: largest breed of dragon, up to six tons eyes: deep red… Read More
• Creature Something that Luna believed Cornelius Fudge had during Harry’s fifth year. We’re assuming it’s a creature of some kind because of the context, but we’re not absolutely sure… (OP18). Read More
• Magical identities Underbeings are humanoid individuals who have magical ancestors but have no magical powers (CG). Read More
• Lakes and marshes The underground lake was located in the sea cave where Voldemort hid the locket Horcrux. The lake was clear and still, but beneath its surface floated hundreds of Inferi. When the water was touched by a human hand, the Inferi would rise and attack. In the center of the lake was an… Read More
• Potion ingredients • Wandmaking Unicorn hair (usually referring to the strong, magical hairs of a unicorn’s tail) is a potion ingrediant and a wand core frequently used by Garrick Ollivander in his wands (PS5, PS15). Wands with unicorn hair cores are generally the most difficult to turn to the Dark Arts. A… Read More
• Potion ingredients Unicorn horn is an expensive and powerful potion ingredient (PS5, PS15, FB). A unicorn grows its horn at about four years of age (GF10). Read More
• Creature Unicorns are magical pure-white horses with a single horn on their foreheads. Unicorns are known to live in the Forbidden Forest, but are very difficult to catch or even catch sight of. However, while possessing Quirrel, Voldemort was able to kill a unicorn and drink its blood. Harry, Neville and… Read More
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“They prefer the woman’s touch, unicorns,“ says professor Grubbly-Plank in chapter 24 of Goblet of Fire. Rowling uses existing myths in her wizarding world often. The unicorn is a great example of that. Unicorns have been noted as mythical creatures in both Eastern and Western mythology since antiquity. Read More
• Character Urg the Unclean was a rebel leader during the goblin rebellions of the eighteenth century. Read More