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The '''Swedish Short-Snout''' is a [[dragon]] native to [[Sweden]]. It lives in wild, uninhabited areas, mostly the northern mountains of Sweden. The scales are silvery blue, and its powerful flame is also a brilliant blue colour - and hot enough to reduce timber and bone to ashes in seconds. Its attractive skin is much sought after for the making of gloves and shields.
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The '''Swedish Short-Snout''' is a [[dragon]] native to [[Sweden]]. It lives in wild, uninhabited areas, mostly the northern mountains of Sweden.
   
Since it rarely comes into contact with humans, the Short-Snout has less deaths to its name than most dragons. However, the Short-Snout is nevertheless one of the most dangerous species due to its agile flying and the extremely hot fire that it produces. The Short-Snout tends to be less agile on the ground because of its lack of forward limbs.
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==History==
   
The trophy awarded to the winner of the Annual Broom Race between Kopparberg and [[Arjeplog]] is designed after the Swedish Short-Snout.
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The trophy awarded to the winner of the [[annual broom race]] between [[Kopparberg]] and [[Arjeplog]] is designed after the Swedish Short-Snout.
   
In the [[1994]] [[Triwizard Tournament]], [[Cedric Diggory]], of Hogwarts, had to face a Short-Snout in the [[Triwizard Tournament|First Task]]. He [[Transfiguration|Transfigured]] a rock into a dog to distract the dragon, and retrieved the [[Golden egg]] that it was guarding.
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In the [[1994]] [[Triwizard Tournament]], [[Cedric Diggory]], of Hogwarts, had to face a Short-Snout in the [[Triwizard Tournament|First Task]]. He [[Transfiguration|Transfigured]] a [[Rock to dog|rock into a dog]] to distract the dragon, and retrieved the [[Golden egg]] that it was guarding.
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==Description and traits==
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The scales are silvery blue, and its powerful [[Fire|flame]] is also a brilliant blue colour - and hot enough to reduce timber and bone to ashes in seconds. Its attractive skin is much sought after for the making of gloves and shields.
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Since it rarely comes into contact with humans, the Short-Snout has less deaths to its name than most dragons. However, the Short-Snout is nevertheless one of the most dangerous species due to its agile flying and the extremely hot fire that it produces. The Short-Snout tends to be less agile on the ground because of its lack of forward limbs.
   
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
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Latest revision as of 19:02, August 16, 2014

SwedishShort-Snout
Swedish Short-Snout
Species information
Skin colour

Silvery Blue

Related to

See Dragon

Native range

Sweden

Length of average adult

22ft

Ministry of Magic Classification

XXXXX

Status

Beast

The Swedish Short-Snout is a dragon native to Sweden. It lives in wild, uninhabited areas, mostly the northern mountains of Sweden.

HistoryEdit

The trophy awarded to the winner of the annual broom race between Kopparberg and Arjeplog is designed after the Swedish Short-Snout.

In the 1994 Triwizard Tournament, Cedric Diggory, of Hogwarts, had to face a Short-Snout in the First Task. He Transfigured a rock into a dog to distract the dragon, and retrieved the Golden egg that it was guarding.

Description and traitsEdit

The scales are silvery blue, and its powerful flame is also a brilliant blue colour - and hot enough to reduce timber and bone to ashes in seconds. Its attractive skin is much sought after for the making of gloves and shields.

Since it rarely comes into contact with humans, the Short-Snout has less deaths to its name than most dragons. However, the Short-Snout is nevertheless one of the most dangerous species due to its agile flying and the extremely hot fire that it produces. The Short-Snout tends to be less agile on the ground because of its lack of forward limbs.

Behind the scenesEdit

  • In the LEGO video game, the Swedish Short-Snout is seen as one of the dragons caged by Hagrid. It will either attempt to incinerate the player by blasting its blue flames through holes in the walls, or furiously shoot fireballs at a small purple ring which must be levitated around the room in order to have the dragon sever the chains supporting a bridge.
  • You can buy a plush of the dragon at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

AppearancesEdit

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The Plush at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

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