• Lakes and marshes A marsh was one of the many places that Harry and Hermione camped while searching for Voldemort’s Horcruxes, though it proved not to be a very good idea as their tent flooded with cold water during the night (DH16). Read More
• Languages Merfolk language used above water (FB, DH8); Merfolk speak human languages underwater. It sounds like horrible screeching if heard in air. Dumbledore (GF26, HBP30) and Barty Crouch Sr. (GF7) can speak Mermish. Miranda Goshawk’s original The Book of Spells was translated into Mermish (BoS). Read More
• Creature Merpeople are sentient beings who live underwater in lakes and seas, although they can breathe air for short periods of time. 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
• Hogwarts castle and grounds • Rooms, chambers, and floors • Wizarding places An out-of-order girls’ bathroom on the second floor; entrance to the Chamber of Secrets and home to Moaning Myrtle. Read More