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Red Caps

Most common in Northern Europe these blood thirsty creatures live wherever blood has been spilt

Most common in Northern Europe, these bloodthirsty creatures live wherever blood has been spilt


Red Caps fact file


Appearance

Dwarf-like creature with caps dyed red with the blood of their victims

Dangers

They like to bludgeon vulnerable victims to death

Typical Habitats

Battlefields

The Defence Against the Dark Arts exam in the Hogwarts Grounds

An unusual exam


From Red Caps they moved on to Kappas, creepy water-dwellers that looked like scaly monkeys ...


Extract

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

By J.K. Rowling

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Seems you’ve had a pretty thorough grounding in tackling Dark creatures – you’ve covered Boggarts, Red Caps, Hinkypunks, Grindylows, Kappas and werewolves, is that right?


Alastor 'Mad Eye' Moody
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Lupin is hardly over-taxing you - I would expect first-years to be able to deal with Red Caps and Grindylows


Severus Snape
Most common in Northern Europe these blood thirsty creatures live wherever blood has been spilt

A dwarf-like creature


These dwarf–like creatures live in holes on old battlegrounds or wherever human blood has been spilled.


Extract

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

By J.K. Rowling