Bestiary

There are thousands of creatures, magical or not that occupy the world of the British Wizarding hero, Harry Potter. Those that are listed here is a focus group of the creatures found locally in Mythic Wood.

The Body for Protection of Magical Species adheres to the same International Categorization and Classification standards as many other countries do.

Categorization

Magical creatures typically fall into one of four officially recognized categories:

  • Beasts: a Beast is a magical creature that does not have sufficient intelligence to understand the laws of the magical community nor bear part of the responsibility in shaping those laws. Click the title of this entry to leap to a list of local Beasts.
  • Beings: A Being is any creature that has sufficient intelligence to understand the laws of the magical community and to bear part of the responsibility in shaping those laws. Click the title of this entry to leap to a list of local Beings.
  • Pests: If a large number of a certain creature or animal in a home or area can be termed an infestation, they are considered a pest. Click the title of this entry to leap to a list of local Pests.
  • Spirits: A defining trait for this category is that which glides. Along with other features such as "otherworldly", "non-being", and/or "haunting". Click the title of this entry to leap to a list of local Spirits.

Classification

Magical creatures and animals are classified on a scale from 1 (X) to 5 (XXXXX) as follows:

XXXXX: Known wizard killer / impossible to train or domesticate. Click the title of this entry to leap to a list of local creatures and animals classified as XXXXX.
XXXX: Dangerous / requires specialist knowledge / skilled wizard may handle. Click the title of this entry to leap to a list of local creatures and animals classified as XXXX.
XXX: Competent wizards should cope. Click the title of this entry to leap to a list of local creatures and animals classified as XXX.
XX: Harmless / may be domesticated. Click the title of this entry to leap to a list of local creatures and animals classified as XX.
X: Boring. Click the title of this entry to leap to a list of local creatures and animals classified as X.

Creatures and Animals by Category

Beasts


Beings


Pests


Spirits

Water Baby

Creatures and Animals by Classification

Extremely Dangerous, Wild, and Untamable (XXXXX)


Dangerous (XXXX)


Handfuls, Challenging for Novices (XXX)

Water Baby

Harmless, Great Pets (XX)


Boring (X)


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