• Ministry of Magic A division of the Department for the Regulation and Control of Magical Creatures, with responsibility for creatures defined as “beasts”… Read More
• Character Circe, in Greek mythology, is a sorceress who lives on an island called Aeaea, near Italy. Circe was able to turn people into beasts (FW). Harry collected her Chocolate Frog Card during his first trip on the Hogwarts Express (PS6). Read More
• Countries There are now two countries by this name: Congo and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, formerly known (and named in FB) as Zaire. They are neighbors in central Africa and share their name with the Congo river, which flows through them. The Tebo is native… Read More
• Source Harry and Ron bring each other up to date on their adventures, Hermione finds the triangular mark in a photograph of Dumbledore’s letters, and the trio seek out Xenophilius Lovegood at his home for further information about the mark. Read More
• Creature Dragons, winged fire-breathing lizards the size of a city bus, are the one of the most amazing magical creatures in the world. Dragons are terrifying and awe-inspiring as they take wing and breathe fire. Muggles remember them only as beasts from mythology, which is a credit to the ongoing efforts… Read More
• Creature This strange creature looks like just another hunk of dead wood floating in the marshes in which is lives. The Dugbog has finned paws and sharp teeth with which is attacks small mammals. The Dugbog is particularly fond of Mandrakes (FB). Read More
• Creature The Erkling is a small elf-like creature native to Germany. Its high-pitched laugh is particularly entrancing to children, which Erklings like to eat. Erkling killings have decreased dramatically over the last few centuries as the German Ministry of Magic has put in place strict controls over the creatures (FB). Read More
• Source A Muggle version of the venerable guide to magical creatures which is known all through the Wizarding world. Fantastic Beasts is used as a textbook at Hogwarts, and this edition has marks and scribbles throughout purportedly from Harry and his friends. Published: March 12, 2001 Published by Obscurus… Read More
• Source A short video of Rowling discussing the main character of her film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, interspersed with clips from the film. Read More
• Character Werewolf, low-level Death Eater, and friend of the Malfoy family. He killed for fun and especially enjoyed infecting children. Greyback was a follower of Voldemort since at least 1970s, though he was in it for the access to victims, not for ideological reasons. It was Greyback… Read More
• Magical effects Effect: Creates a cursed fire, made up of flames of abnormal size and heat that can crumble fairly substantial objects to soot at a mere touch. Left burning long enough, the fire will take the shapes of gigantic fiery beasts (including serpents, chimaeras, dragons, and birds of prey) which will… Read More
• Creature The fire slug is a magical creature that lives in the Brazilian rainforests. Newt Scamander is currently studying them (fw73). Read More
• Creature The flobberworm is a ten-inch, toothless brown worm which eats vegetation, preferring lettuce. The mucus exuded by a flobberworm is sometimes used to thicken potions (FB). Read More
• Wizarding culture Many countries have magical governing bodies; Bulgaria, for example, has its own Ministry of Magic, the Minister of which, Mr. Oblansk, sat in the Top Box to watch the World Cup Final in 1994 (GF8). There is also a Ministry of Magic in Norway (QA3) and other countries. All of these governmental organizations have signed the International Statute… Read More
• Creature This dangerous beast resembles a half-inch thick black cloak which moves along the ground at night, hunting its prey. It generally attacks sleeping humans, smothers them, then digests them, all in their bed, leaving no trace at all. The only known defense against a lethifold is a Patronus Charm. Thankfully,… Read More
• Creature The largest known and most famous kelpie on Earth; this monster makes its home in Loch Ness, usually in its favourite form of a sea serpent (FB). The Department for the Regulation and Control of Magical Creatures has been trying to find a way to hide the Loch Ness Monster,… Read More
• Rooms, chambers, and floors Floor of the Ministry of Magic Headquarters housing the Department for the Regulation and Control of Magical Creatures (OP7). Read More
• Occupations A Magizoologist is a witch or wizard who studies magical creatures (FB). Read More
• Creature Merpeople are sentient beings who live underwater in lakes and seas, although they can breathe air for short periods of time. Merpeople are intelligent folk who have developed their own culture and social structures and have a great love of music (FB, (GF26). Merpeople are found all over the… Read More
• Creature A distinct variety of Merperson from the lakes and seas of Ireland. They live in cooler waters than the selkie of Scotland, and are generally considered less beautiful than their Scottish cousins (FB). Read More
• Creature A small lizard of Britain and Ireland which grows up ten inches long. The moke has never been noticed by Muggles thanks to its ability to shrink at will. This habit of  shrinking when approached makes the lizard’s silver-green skin prized by wizards and witches for purses and money bags, which will… Read More
• Character Newton “Newt” Scamander is a famous magizoologist and author of Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (PS5) as well as a number of other books. Scamander lives in Dorset with his wife Porpentina (FB). Scamander received the Order of Merlin, 2nd class in 1979, and is also featured… Read More
• Magical objects • Transportation A suitcase of brown leather with a careworn appearance and one latch that suddenly flips open now and then. Newt Scamander brought it with him on a trip to New York in 1926 filled with a menagerie of magical creatures inhabiting the wizard space inside (WFT).  Newt’s case became switched… Read More
• Character The grandson of Newt Scamander, and husband to Luna Lovegood (BLC). He and Luna have twin sons, Lorcan and Lysander (YL). Rolf is a well-known naturalist just like his grandfather. Read More
• Character Porpentina “Tina” Goldstein is a witch who worked as an Auror for the MACUSA in 1920s New York. Tina was temporarily removed from her position as an Auror after attacking a No-Maj who was beating her young adult son. After this incident she was assigned as a Federal Wand Permit… Read More
• Character Father of Luna Lovegood; widower since c. 1990. Unusually open-minded, to the point where his paper, “The Quibbler,” is not taken seriously. Read More