Rhinoceros-like in appearance, the Erumpent is a dangerous beast whose horn has explosive properties
Erumpents fact file
Very similar to a rhinoceros in appearance
- Magic Abilities
Erumpent horns, tails and the Exploding Fluid are all used in potions, though considered dangerous
Will not attack unless provoked, but if it does charge, results are catastrophic. The horn's fluid will cause whatever it is injected with to explode
- Typical Habitats
But Harry, it’s an Erumpent horn! It’s a Class B Tradeable Material and it’s an extraordinarily dangerous thing to have in a house!
The Erumpent is a large grey African beast of great power. Weighing up to a tonne, the Erumpent may be mistaken for a rhinoceros ...
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