Murtlap from Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

A rat-like creature with a growth on its back


Murtlap fact file


Appearance

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

Dangers

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