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Found only in [[Great Britain|Britain]] and [[Ireland]], the '''Imp''' is a magical creature often confused with the [[Pixie]]. They are of similar height, between six to eight inches, but that is where the physical similarities end. The Imp cannot fly like the Pixie, nor is it as brightly coloured.
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The '''Imp''' is a magical creature found only in [[Great Britain|Britain]] and [[Ireland]].
   
Imps make their home in marshland, where they indulge their slapstick sense of humour by pushing and tripping the unwary. The Imp's diet consists mainly of insects. Imp breeding habits are like the Pixie's, but their young hatch full formed.
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==Biology and Description==
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Compared to the Pixie they are of similar height, between six to eight inches, but that is where the physical similarities end. The Imp cannot fly like the Pixie, nor is it as brightly coloured.
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==Habitat==
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Imps make their home in marshland, where they indulge their slapstick sense of humour by pushing and tripping the unwary.
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==Diet and Behavior==
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The Imp's diet consists mainly of insects. Imp breeding habits are like the Pixie's, but their young hatch full formed.
   
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==
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*{{wplink|Imp}}s are a creature originating from Germanic myth. Though their portrayal varies greatly, they are often seen as the mischievous familiars of [[Wizardkind|witches or wizards]].
 
*In the [[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (video game)|video game adaptation]] of ''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]'', you encounter Imps within [[Ollivanders Wand Shop]], where you must knock them out with the [[Knockback Jinx]] and throw them in a cage to trap them. You will have similar encounters with them in the remainder of the game and in the [[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (video game)|video game adaptation]] of ''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets]]''. They also appear in the [[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (video game)|video game adaptation]] of ''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban]]'', but instead of throwing them into a cage, they throw Wizard crackers, and you must kill them by throwing the Cracker back at them.
 
*In the [[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (video game)|video game adaptation]] of ''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]'', you encounter Imps within [[Ollivanders Wand Shop]], where you must knock them out with the [[Knockback Jinx]] and throw them in a cage to trap them. You will have similar encounters with them in the remainder of the game and in the [[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (video game)|video game adaptation]] of ''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets]]''. They also appear in the [[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (video game)|video game adaptation]] of ''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban]]'', but instead of throwing them into a cage, they throw Wizard crackers, and you must kill them by throwing the Cracker back at them.
   
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Latest revision as of 05:04, November 30, 2013

Imp
Imp
Species information
Skin colour

Grey

Hair colour

Bald

Native range
Height of average adult

Less than 6 ft

Distinction(s)
  • Pixie-like traits
Ministry of Magic Classification

XX

Status

Beast

The Imp is a magical creature found only in Britain and Ireland.

Biology and DescriptionEdit

Compared to the Pixie they are of similar height, between six to eight inches, but that is where the physical similarities end. The Imp cannot fly like the Pixie, nor is it as brightly coloured.

HabitatEdit

Imps make their home in marshland, where they indulge their slapstick sense of humour by pushing and tripping the unwary.

Diet and BehaviorEdit

The Imp's diet consists mainly of insects. Imp breeding habits are like the Pixie's, but their young hatch full formed.

Behind the scenesEdit

AppearancesEdit


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