At least some content in this article is derived from information featured in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (film). As such, spoilers will be present within the article.
- "A large, butterfly-like creature that emerges from a small object, possibly a cocoon."
- —Description of a Swooping Evil[src]
It can be quite dangerous, as it can feed on people's brains, but also demonstrated being able to deflect at least some spells by flying into their path.
Newt Scamander brought one to New York in his suitcase in 1926, using it to escape from MACUSA with Tina Goldstein and shield them from Aurors that attacked them. It also was used to wrap restraints around Gellert Grindelwald, while he was in the form of Percival Graves.
- Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (film)
- Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay
- LEGO Dimensions