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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=Blue<ref name="IMAGE">Per the infobox image, which comes from ''[[Pottermore]]''.</ref>
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|eyes=Black<ref name="IMAGE">Per the infobox image, which comes from ''[[Pottermore]]''.</ref>
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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>
 
|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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*[[Nocturnal beasts|Nocturnal]]<ref name="SCHOLASTIC">Per the [http://harrypotter.scholastic.com/glossary/ Scholastic Official Site].</ref>
 
*[[Nocturnal beasts|Nocturnal]]<ref name="SCHOLASTIC">Per the [http://harrypotter.scholastic.com/glossary/ Scholastic Official Site].</ref>
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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}}
 
{{Quote|Evil creature that roams the night feeding on the blood of living beings. Cannot go out in the daylight.|Description|Scholastic}}
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>.
 
   
==Known Vampires==
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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==
 
*[[Amarillo Lestoat]]<ref name="FROG"/>
 
*[[Amarillo Lestoat]]<ref name="FROG"/>
 
*[[Blodwyn Bludd]]<ref name="FROG"/>
 
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*[[Vlad Drakul]]<ref name="FROG"/>
 
*[[Vlad Drakul]]<ref name="FROG"/>
 
*[[Dracula]]<ref name="FROG"/>
 
*[[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>
   
==Physical Appearance==
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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.
   
 
==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>.
   
 
==Events involving vampires==
 
==Events involving vampires==
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==See also==
 
==See also==
*[[Blood purity]]
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*[[Part-vampire]]
 
*[[Part-vampire]]
 
*[[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}}
 
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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)]]''
 
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{{Defence Against the Dark Arts}}
 
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Latest revision as of 19:30, December 17, 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[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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