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|image=[[File:Vampire-pottermore.png|250px]]
 
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|name=Vampire
 
|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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|skin=Pale<ref name="HBP"/>
|eyes=Black<ref name="image"/>
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|eyes=Black<ref name="IMAGE">Per the infobox image, which comes from ''[[Pottermore]]''.</ref>
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|related=[[Human]]
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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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|distinction=Sharp teeth
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|distinction=*Fangs
|affliation=[[Blood]]
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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]]
 
*[[Vlad the Impaler]] (possibly)
 
   
==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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==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/>
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==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.
   
 
==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}}
 
*''[[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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{{Defence Against the Dark Arts}}
 
{{Defence Against the Dark Arts}}
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[[Category:Vampires]]
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[[Category:Living dead]]
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[[Category:Beings]]

Latest revision as of 18:01, November 2, 2014

Vampire-pottermore
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[9]. 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[10].

Events involving vampiresEdit

See alsoEdit

Behind the scenesEdit

AppearancesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

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