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The '''Imp''' is a magical creature found only in [[Great Britain|Britain]] and [[Ireland]].
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The '''Imp''' is a magical creature found only in [[Great Britain|Britain]] and [[Ireland]].
   
 
==Biology and Description==
 
==Biology and Description==
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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The height of the Imp is considered comparable to that of the pixie, 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.
   
 
==Habitat==
 
==Habitat==
Imps make their home in marshland, where they indulge their slapstick sense of humour by pushing and tripping the unwary.
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Imps make their home in marshland, where they indulge their slapstick sense of humour by pushing and tripping the unwary.
   
 
==Diet and Behavior==
 
==Diet and Behavior==
 
The Imp's diet consists mainly of insects. Imp breeding habits are like the Pixie's, but their young hatch full formed.
 
The Imp's diet consists mainly of insects. Imp breeding habits are like the Pixie's, but their young hatch full formed.
 
and make grumpy noises that seem so menacingly evil yet have a cute spot.
 
   
 
==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.
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
*''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (video game)]]''
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (video game)]]''
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (video game)]]''
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (video game)]]''
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (video game)]]''
 
*''[[Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (real)|Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them]]''
 
*''[[Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (real)|Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them]]''
   
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Latest revision as of 16:47, July 30, 2015

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

The height of the Imp is considered comparable to that of the pixie, 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

Screenshot 862

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


Chocolate Frog Cards
Chocolate Frog Cards book
Gold cards:
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Silver cards:
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Bronze cards:
Adalbert Waffling | Almerick Sawbridge | Archibald Alderton | Balfour Blane | Beatrix Bloxam | Beaumont Marjoribanks | Bridget Wenlock | Burdock Muldoon | Cassandra Vablatsky | Celestina Warbeck | Cornelius Agrippa | Devlin Whitehorn | Dorcas Wellbeloved | Edgar Stroulger | Elladora Ketteridge | Ethelred the Ever-Ready | Flavius Belby | Gifford Ollerton | Glanmore Peakes | Glover Hipworth | Greta Catchlove | Grogan Stump | Gulliver Pokeby | Gunhilda of Gorsemoor | Havelock Sweeting | Hengist of Woodcroft | Heathcote Barbary | Herman Wintringham | Hesper Starkey | Jocunda Sykes | Justus Pilliwickle | Merlin | Merton Graves | Merwyn the Malicious | Miranda Goshawk | Mungo Bonham | Musidora Barkwith | Myron Wagtail | Newton Scamander | Norvel Twonk | Orsino Thruston | Perpetua Fancourt | Quong Po | Roland Kegg | Stoddard Withers | Tilly Toke | Uric the Oddball | Yardley Platt
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