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Porcupine quills are the sharp spines that cover porcupines, defending them from predators. Porcupine quills are plentiful since the animals continually replenish them.

Porcupine quills were an ingredient in several potions, either whole or powdered,[2] including the Cure for Boils[2] and Elixir to Induce Euphoria.[3] Quills that caused no harm were considered the best by potion-makers.[5]

The Porcupine Robe was a special type of robe made out of porcupine quills.[6] It protected the wearer by hurting anyone who tried to physically attack them.[6]

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Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 Pottermore
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Chapter 8 (The Potions Master)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (video game)
  4. Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery, Year 5, Chapter 2 (Grave Danger) - Potions Lesson "Hair-Raising Potion"
  5. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (video game) - GBC version only
  6. 6.0 6.1 Harry Potter Trading Card Game (Porcupine Robe)
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