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Its diet consisted mostly of dead blowflies and other insects. It had a long, green tongue, thick, purple skin covered in warts, and it liked to hide under objects, such as boxes. Individuals not wearing gloves might have received warts themselves.
Its warts (which could be removed with a Knockback Jinx) were used in the Dragon Tonic. However, having warts removed annoyed them, and they disappeared into a box or other hideout to spite the wizard who needed the warts.
Before the start of the 1993–1994 school year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Harry Potter, Ronald Weasley and Hermione Granger spotted several of these toads whilst shopping in the Magical Menagerie in Diagon Alley, amongst other creatures such as Streelers and Fire Crabs.
- Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (video game) (First identified as Giant Purple Toad) (PS1 version)
- Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (video game) (Game Boy Color version only) (First identified as Bullfrog)
- Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (First appearance)
- Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (video game) (Appears on a Famous Wizard Card)
- Wizarding World
Notes and references
- Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (video game)
- Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Chapter 4 (The Leaky Cauldron)
- Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (GBC) - These are referred to both as "Bullfrogs" and "Purple Toads" they are giant in stature, and they refer to the same creature.
- Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (video game) - PS1 version