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Hidebehind

Photograph of a paper model of a Hidebehind, by artist Andy Singleton

A vicious, nocturnal beast adept at both disguise and disembowelling. The result of accidental breeding between a Demiguise and a ghoul


The Hidebehind is an accidentally created species...


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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

by J.K. Rowling

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Origins of the Hidebehind


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Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft and Wizardry

By J.K. Rowling


The ghoul, though ugly, is not a particularly dangerous creature. It resembles a somewhat slimy, buck-toothed ogre ...


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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

By J.K. Rowling

Hidebehind fact file


Breed

Half Demiguise, half ghoul

Appearance

Tall with silver hair (when visible)

Magic Abilities

Invisibility. Can contort itself to lurk behind any object

Dangers

Preys on humans. Only a witch or wizard would be likely to survive an attack

Typical Habitats

North America, especially in the forests of Massachusetts