The Double-ended newt is a magical beast consisting of two newts sharing the same body. They tend to swim around a lot and prefer to eat algae. Double-ended newts are often kept as pets by wizards and witches, and can be purchased from the Magical Menagerie in Diagon Alley.
History19 August, 1992, the male shopkeeper of the Magical Menagerie noted that the stock of Double-ended newts needed to be cleaned.
- Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (First mentioned)
- Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (video game) (Mentioned only)
- Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (video game) (First appearance) (Appears on a Famous Wizard Card)