Murtlap from Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

A rat-like creature with a growth on its back

Murtlap fact file


Rodent-like with a growth similar to a sea anemone on its back

Magic Abilities

Its tentacles, when pickled, can be made into healing solutions or consumed to promote resistance to curses and jinxes


A bite can cause adverse reactions, particularly for Muggles. In serious cases, flames may shoot out of the victim's anus

Typical Habitats

Britain, coastal areas