Hogwarts students learn about unicorns in Care of Magical Creatures

Beautiful, pure-white horned horses with highly magical properties

Unicorns fact file


Pure-white horned horse, foals are golden and then turn silver before reaching adulthood

Magic Abilities

The horn, hair and blood all possess highly magical properties


Not aggressive without cause, but should be treated with great respect

Typical Habitats

Usually found in forests throughout northern Europe


Generally avoids human contact, but has a stronger affinity with witches than wizards