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Blast-Ended Skrewts

A dangerous (and illegal) cross between a fire crab and a Manticore

A dangerous (and illegal) cross between a Fire Crab and a Manticore


Blast-Ended Skrewts fact file


Appearance

Like a cross between an elongated crab and a scorpion, with no discernible heads. Males have stings while the females have suckers

Magic Abilities

Incredibly strong armour which cannot be penetrated by spells

Dangers

Can sting or suck blood. They also have a 'blasting-end' that shoots out fire at random intervals

Allegiance

None whatsoever. Will attack and kill other Skrewts

Despite its name, the Fire Crab greatly resembles a large tortoise with a heavily jewelled shell. In its native Fiji, a stretch of...


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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

By J.K. Rowling

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Be’er wait fer the Slytherins, they won’ want ter miss this – Blast-Ended Skrewts!


Rubeus Hagrid
A Blast Ended Skrewt in the Triwizard Maze

An unpleasant obstacle


Skrewts cause havoc in a Care of Magical Creatures class.

Battling Hagrid’s Blast-Ended Skrewts


'I’m not sure whether they hibernate or not,’ Hagrid told the shivering class in the windy pumpkin patch next lesson.


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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

By J.K. Rowling

The Manticore is a highly dangerous Greek beast with the head of a man, the body of a lion and the tail of a scorpion.


Extract

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

By J.K. Rowling

A dangerous (and illegal) cross between a fire crab and a Manticore

Blast-Ended Skrewt hero artefact