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Swedish Short-Snout

Illustration of a Swedish Short-Snout from the 'Dragons of the wizarding world' collection

A dragon that breathes a brilliant blue flame


Swedish Short-Snout fact file


Breed

Dragon

Appearance

Silver-blue

Magic Abilities

Dragon blood has many magical properties and their heartstrings can be used as wand cores

Dangers

Breathes blue fire that can reduce bone to ash in seconds. Has killed fewer humans than most dragon breeds

Typical Habitats

Uninhabited mountainous areas of Sweden

The Swedish Short-Snout is an attractive silvery-blue dragon...


Extract

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

By J.K. Rowling

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There’s a Common Welsh Green over there, the smaller one – a Swedish Short-Snout, that blue grey – and a Chinese Fireball, that’s the red


Charlie Weasley
Illustration of a Swedish Short-Snout from the 'Dragons of the wizarding world' collection

Dragons of the wizarding world: Swedish Short-Snout


Cedric stands in the maze prepared to take on the horrors that lie within.

Priori Incantatem: A history of Hufflepuff magic


‘Cedric,’ said Harry, ‘the first task is dragons.’

‘What?’ said Cedric, looking up.


Extract

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

by J.K. Rowling

Wands Cores

Wand Cores

By J.K. Rowling


People try to restrain the four dragons before the first Triwizard Task

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The celebrated annual broom race of Sweden dates from the tenth century.


Extract

Quidditch Through the Ages

By J.K. Rowling