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Dragons of the Wizarding World: Chinese Fireball

A brilliant red and gold dragon named for the rounded balls of flame that shoot from its nostrils

Chinese Fireball fact file




Smooth, scarlet scales with a fringe of gold spikes around its face. Has protruding eyes and a snub snout

Magic Abilities

Dragon blood has many magical properties and their heartstrings can be used as wand cores


Aggressive towards humans. Breathes mushroom-shaped flames from its nostrils when angered

Typical Habitats


The Fireball gained its name for the mushroom-shaped flame that bursts from its nostrils when it is angered.


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