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Fizzing Whizzbees are a popular magical sweet made by Queenbee.[1] They are large sherbet balls that will cause a person who sucks on them to float a few inches off the ground.[2][3]

Dried Billywig stings are rumoured to be one of this sweet's ingredients.[4] This idea is supported by the fact that being stung by a Billywig will make a person levitate for a short period.[4] Although Fizzing Whizbees were one of his favourite sweets,[5] when Harry Potter learned they might contain animal parts, he wrote in his copy of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them that he would never eat them again.[4]

Honeydukes sweetshop in Hogsmeade stocks Fizzing Whizbees in a large barrel.[3] Ron Weasley described them to Harry Potter and Hermione Granger in high anticipation of their first weekend trip to Hogsmeade in 1993.[2]

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Real-world version of Fizzing Whizzbees

Behind the scenes

Appearances

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Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 See this image.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Chapter 5 (The Dementor)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Chapter 10 (The Marauder's Map)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
  5. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Chapter 23 (The Yule Ball)
  6. "Mini Review: Harry Potter Fizzing Whizbees" on CandyAddict.com
  7. "Spider Eggs in Bubble Yum" on Snopes.com
  8. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Chapter 22 (St Mungo's Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries)