The sting of the Billywig causes giddiness, followed by levitation.[2][3] Dried billywig stings are used as ingredients in several potions,[2] including the Antidote to Uncommon Poisons[3] and the Wideye Potion.[4] It is also rumoured to be an ingredient in the popular sweet Fizzing Whizzbees.[2] The stings produce a slime, which is also be used for potion-making.[5]


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