The sting of the Billywig caused giddiness, followed by levitation.[3][4] Dried billywig stings were used as ingredients in several potions,[3] including the Antidote to Uncommon Poisons[4] and the Wideye Potion.[1] It was also rumoured to be an ingredient in the popular sweet Fizzing Whizzbees.[3] The stings produced a slime, which was is also used in potion-making.[5][6]

Behind the scenes

  • In Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, this ingredient was featured in Beta testing for the game, but it along with other ingredients and potions were cut from the final edit and were not released in the game.


Notes and references

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