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|sentience=Sentient<ref name="HBP">''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]''</ref>
 
|sentience=Sentient<ref name="HBP">''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]''</ref>
|skin=Bluish-gray<ref name="image">See infobox image.</ref>
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|eyes=Black<ref name="IMAGE">Per the infobox image, which comes from ''[[Pottermore]]''.</ref>
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|related=*[[Human]]<ref name="HBP"/>
|native=*[[Romania|Transylvania]]
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*[[Sasabonsam]]
*[[Germany|Black Forest]]
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|native=*[[Germany|Black Forest]]<ref name="CoSG">''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (video game)]]'' - In [[Gilderoy Lockhart]]'s ''[[Marauding with Monsters]]'', the Black Forest is mentioned to be "vampire-infested".</ref>
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*[[Scotland]]
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*[[England]]
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*[[Wales]]
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*[[United States of America]]
 
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*[[Nocturnal beasts|Nocturnal]]<ref name="SCHOLASTIC">Per the [http://harrypotter.scholastic.com/glossary/ Scholastic Official Site].</ref>
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A '''vampire''' is a [[magic]]al hominid that is well known for biting people on the neck and sucking their blood. They are part of a family of beings known as the [[Living Dead]]<ref>''[[Pottermore]]''</ref>. Little is known about them, though they have been widely integrated into [[Muggle]] literature.
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{{Quote|Evil creature that roams the night feeding on the blood of living beings. Cannot go out in the daylight.|Description|Scholastic}}
==Known Vampires==
 
*[[Amarillo Lestoat]]
 
*[[Blodwyn Bludd]]
 
*[[Brian]]
 
*[[Carmilla Sanguina]]
 
*[[Lorcan d'Eath]] {{Comment|Part-vampire}}
 
*[[Sanguini]]
 
*[[Herbert Varney]]
 
*[[Vlad Drakul]]
 
*[[Dracula]]
 
   
==Physical Appearance==
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A '''vampire''' is a [[magic]]al hominid that is famed for biting people on the neck and sucking their [[blood]].<ref name="SCHOLASTIC"/> They are part of the family of [[being]]s known as the [[Living Dead]].<ref>''[[Pottermore]]''</ref>
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==Known vampires==
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*[[Amarillo Lestoat]]<ref name="FROG"/>
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*[[Blodwyn Bludd]]<ref name="FROG"/>
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*[[Brian]]<ref name="PSF">''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (film)]]''</ref>
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*[[Carmilla Sanguina]]<ref name="FROG"/>
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*[[Lorcan d'Eath]] {{Comment|Part-vampire}}<ref>[[Wizard of the Month]]</ref>
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*[[Sanguini]]<ref name="HBP"/>
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*[[Herbert Varney]]<ref name="FROG">[[Chocolate Frog Cards]]</ref>
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*[[Vlad Drakul]]<ref name="FROG"/>
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*[[Dracula]]<ref name="FROG"/>
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*[[Trocar]]<ref name=PM2>''[[Pottermore]]'' - [http://www.pottermore.com/en/book6/chapter15/moment1/vampires New from J.K. Rowling: Vampires]</ref>
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==Physical appearance==
 
They are usually pale and gaunt<ref name="HBP"/> with sharp fangs for puncturing the throat.
 
They are usually pale and gaunt<ref name="HBP"/> with sharp fangs for puncturing the throat.
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==Diet==
 
==Diet==
Vampires have an aversion to garlic and can be kept at bay by its presence<ref name="PS">''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]''</ref>. They drink blood, though they are able to eat things such as pasties<ref name="HBP"/>, and [[Honeydukes]] sells [[Blood-flavoured lollipop|lollipops that taste like blood]], presumably for vampires to use<ref name="3FILM">''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (film)]]''</ref>
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Vampires have an aversion to [[garlic]] and can be kept at bay by its presence<ref name="PS">''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]''</ref>. They drink blood, though they are able to eat things such as pasties<ref name="HBP"/>, and [[Honeydukes]] sells [[Blood-flavoured lollipop|lollipops that taste like blood]], presumably for vampires to use<ref name="3FILM">''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (film)]]''</ref>.
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==Events involving vampires==
 
==Events involving vampires==
 
*Professor [[Quirinus Quirrell]] claimed to have had an encounter with vampires in the [[Wikipedia:Black Forest|Black Forest]] during his break from teaching to get some "hands-on" experience with dealing with the Dark Arts. Whether this is true, or a cover to hide his encounter with [[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]] in Albania, is unclear.<ref name=PS/>
 
*Professor [[Quirinus Quirrell]] claimed to have had an encounter with vampires in the [[Wikipedia:Black Forest|Black Forest]] during his break from teaching to get some "hands-on" experience with dealing with the Dark Arts. Whether this is true, or a cover to hide his encounter with [[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]] in Albania, is unclear.<ref name=PS/>
*[[Gilderoy Lockhart]] wrote a book, ''[[Voyages with Vampires]]'', about his supposed encounters with vampires. The book included information on a vampire that, after an encounter with Lockhart, could eat nothing but lettuce.<ref name=CS>''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets]]''</ref> As Lockhart merely took the credit for other wizards' accomplishments, this encounter was either entirely made-up, or occurred to someone else.
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*[[Gilderoy Lockhart]] wrote a book, ''[[Voyages with Vampires]]'', about his supposed encounters with vampires. The book included information on a vampire that, after an encounter with Lockhart, could eat nothing but [[lettuce]].<ref name=CS>''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets]]''</ref> As Lockhart merely took the credit for other wizards' accomplishments, this encounter was either entirely made-up, or occurred to someone else.
 
*At [[Honeydukes]], [[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]] and [[Hermione Granger]] wonder what kind of sweets to get for [[Harry Potter|Harry]]. [[Hermione Granger|Hermione]] rejects the [[blood-flavoured lollipop]]s, saying that they must be for vampires.
 
*At [[Honeydukes]], [[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]] and [[Hermione Granger]] wonder what kind of sweets to get for [[Harry Potter|Harry]]. [[Hermione Granger|Hermione]] rejects the [[blood-flavoured lollipop]]s, saying that they must be for vampires.
 
*In a [[Daily Prophet]] article, [[Rita Skeeter]] complains that the [[British Ministry of Magic|Ministry of Magic]] employees waste time arguing over cauldron thickness when they should be "stamping out vampires." [[Percy Weasley]] angrily rejects the criticism and points out that paragraph twelve of the [[Guidelines for the Treatment of Non-Wizard Part-Humans]] clearly forbids such a policy.
 
*In a [[Daily Prophet]] article, [[Rita Skeeter]] complains that the [[British Ministry of Magic|Ministry of Magic]] employees waste time arguing over cauldron thickness when they should be "stamping out vampires." [[Percy Weasley]] angrily rejects the criticism and points out that paragraph twelve of the [[Guidelines for the Treatment of Non-Wizard Part-Humans]] clearly forbids such a policy.
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*[[Eldred Worple]] spent time living among vampires, and wrote a book, ''[[Blood Brothers: My Life Amongst the Vampires]]''.<ref name=HBP>''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]''</ref>
 
*[[Eldred Worple]] spent time living among vampires, and wrote a book, ''[[Blood Brothers: My Life Amongst the Vampires]]''.<ref name=HBP>''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]''</ref>
 
*[[Sanguini]] is a vampire who attended the [[Slug Club Christmas party]] during [[Harry Potter]]'s sixth year at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]]. He was the guest of [[Eldred Worple]].<ref name=HBP>''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]''</ref>
 
*[[Sanguini]] is a vampire who attended the [[Slug Club Christmas party]] during [[Harry Potter]]'s sixth year at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]]. He was the guest of [[Eldred Worple]].<ref name=HBP>''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]''</ref>
*[[Luna Lovegood]] believes that [[Rufus Scrimgeour]] is a vampire. [[Xenophilius Lovegood]], her father, wrote a very long article about him in [[The Quibbler]] after he became Minister of Magic.
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*[[Luna Lovegood]] believes that [[Rufus Scrimgeour]] is a vampire. [[Xenophilius Lovegood]], her father, wrote a very long article about him for ''[[The Quibbler]]'' after he became [[Minister for Magic]], though according to Luna, the Ministry forced him not to publish.
   
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
*[[Blood purity]]
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*[[Blood]]
 
*[[Part-vampire]]
 
*[[Part-vampire]]
 
*[[Half-breed]]
 
*[[Half-breed]]
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*According to [[Wizards' Ordinary Magic and Basic Aptitude Test|W.O.M.B.A.T.]], vampire bites may be incurable; this is consistent with the near impossibility of the curing of a werewolf bite.
 
*According to [[Wizards' Ordinary Magic and Basic Aptitude Test|W.O.M.B.A.T.]], vampire bites may be incurable; this is consistent with the near impossibility of the curing of a werewolf bite.
 
*The breach in the [[International Statute of Wizarding Secrecy]] in [[1749]] involving vampires may be inspired by the real-world work of Benedictine monk {{Wplink|Antoine Augustin Calmet}}, who recorded stories about vampires in western [[Europe]]. He published a treatise that described how to track them down and destroy them. If so, he may be a [[wizard]] in the [[Harry Potter universe]], since only a wizard could create a breach.
 
*The breach in the [[International Statute of Wizarding Secrecy]] in [[1749]] involving vampires may be inspired by the real-world work of Benedictine monk {{Wplink|Antoine Augustin Calmet}}, who recorded stories about vampires in western [[Europe]]. He published a treatise that described how to track them down and destroy them. If so, he may be a [[wizard]] in the [[Harry Potter universe]], since only a wizard could create a breach.
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*There exists a [[Society for the Tolerance of Vampires]].
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*Vampires seem to be able to live longer than [[Muggles]]. [[Carmilla Sanguina]] died aged 196, and [[Amarillo Lestoat]] died aged 201.
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*J. K. Rowling did not include vampires more prominently in the [[Harry Potter (book series)|''Harry Potter'' series]] because she felt she could add little to the already rich vampire myth and because vampires are from the traditions of Eastern Europe, rather than the British folklore Rowling primarily drew from.<ref name=PM2 />
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]'' {{Mention}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]'' {{Mention}}
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (film)]]'' {{Comment|Earlier drafts}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets]]'' {{Mention}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets]]'' {{Mention}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (film)]]'' {{Mention}}
 
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]'' {{Mention}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]'' {{Mention}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'' {{Mention}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'' {{Mention}}
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (film)]]'' {{Mention}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]''
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]''
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (film)]]''
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (film)]]''
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Vampire
Species information
Sentience

Sentient[1]

Eye colour

Black[2]

Skin colour

Pale[1]

Related to
Native range
Height of average adult

Tall[1]

Distinction(s)
Status

Being[1]

"Evil creature that roams the night feeding on the blood of living beings. Cannot go out in the daylight."
—Description[src]

A vampire is a magical hominid that is famed for biting people on the neck and sucking their blood.[4] They are part of the family of beings known as the Living Dead.[5]

Known vampiresEdit

Physical appearanceEdit

They are usually pale and gaunt[1] with sharp fangs for puncturing the throat.

DietEdit

Vampires have an aversion to garlic and can be kept at bay by its presence[10]. They drink blood, though they are able to eat things such as pasties[1], and Honeydukes sells lollipops that taste like blood, presumably for vampires to use[11].

Events involving vampiresEdit

See alsoEdit

Behind the scenesEdit

AppearancesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

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Professors: Galatea Merrythought · Quirinus Quirrell · Gilderoy Lockhart · Remus Lupin · Barty Crouch Jr. (as Alastor Moody) · Dolores Umbridge · Severus Snape ·
Amycus Carrow (as Dark Arts teacher)
Textbooks: The Dark Forces: A Guide to Self-Protection · Break with a Banshee · Gadding with Ghouls · Holidays with Hags · Travels with Trolls ·
Voyages with Vampires · Wanderings with Werewolves · Year with the Yeti · The Essential Defence Against the Dark Arts · Defensive Magical Theory · Dark Arts Defence: Basics for Beginners · Confronting the Faceless · Magical Drafts and Potions
D.A.D.A. at Hogwarts: Classroom 3C · Temporary Classroom · Hogwarts Turris Magnus · Professor's Office · Storeroom · Staircase · Lesson Cup · Race Cup · Dumbledore's Army
Spells covered under the subject: Curse of the Bogies · Knockback Jinx · Verdimillious Charm · Verdimillious Duo Spell · Verdimillious Tria · Wand-Lighting Charm · Freezing Spell · Seize and Pull Charm · Patronus Charm · Killing Curse · Cruciatus Curse · Imperius Curse · Impediment Jinx · Reductor Curse · Stunning Spell · Shield Charm · Nonverbal spells · Hex-deflection ·
Hex-Breaker · Hex Zapper
Creatures covered under the subject: Vampire bats · Iguanas · Cornish Pixies · Werewolves · Vampires · Hinkypunks · Boggarts · Red Caps · Kappas · Grindylows · Inferius

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