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Falco Aesalon was an Ancient Greek wizard. Being able to transform into a falcon at will, he was the first recorded Animagus. For this amazing magical feat, he was placed on a Chocolate Frog Card.[1]

Magical abilities and skills

Etymology

Falco Aesalon is the former scientific name of the European merlin, before it and the American merlin were reclassified as the same species.[2]

Behind the scenes

  • Its unknown whether Falco was the first to discover the process to become an Animagus, or if other Animagi that were not recorded in History did it before him.

Appearances

Notes and references


Transfiguration (class)
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Branches of Transfiguration
Transformation · Vanishment · Conjuration · Untransfiguration
Known practitioners
Circe · Emeric Switch · Falco Aesalon · Mirabella Plunkett · Thaddeus Thurkell
Professors
Albus Dumbledore · Minerva McGonagall
Textbooks
A Beginner's Guide to Transfiguration · Intermediate Transfiguration · A Guide to Advanced Transfiguration
Transfiguration spells studied at Hogwarts
Change of hair colour and style (Crinus Muto) · Hardening Charm (Duro) · Mending Charm (Reparo) · Reparifarge · Softening Charm (Spongify) · Switching Spell · Vanishing Spell
Transforming Spells
Animal to Water Goblet (Vera Verto) · Beetle Buttons · Cat to Cauldron (Felifors) · Chair to cat · Guinea fowl to guinea pig · Hedgehog to pincushion · Match to needle · Meddling Man to Monkey · Mice to Snuffboxes · Owl to Opera Glasses (Strigiforma) · Porcupine to Pin Cushion (Hystrifors) · Small Child to Rat · Small Object to Dragon (Draconifors) · Snail to Teapot · Target to Bird (Avifors) · Target to Rabit (Lapifors) · Teacup to Rat · Teapot to tortoise · White Rabbits to Slippers