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"Find me two scarab beetles and you can have it."
—Wizard[src]

The scarab beetle is an insect native to Egypt. The dung beetle is a type of scarab beetle.

Uses

Ground scarab beetles are used as ingredients in the Wit-Sharpening Potion.[1] Five scarab beetles are used in the Skele-Gro healing potion.[2]

History

During the 1987–1988 school year, Severus Snape sent scarab beetles to Poppy Pomfrey in a failed attempt to help students afflicted by the Sleepwalking curse.[3]

Appearances

Notes and references

  1. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Chapter 27 (Padfoot Returns)
  2. LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4
  3. Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery, Year 4, Chapter 12 (Working with Snape)
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