"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.[2]


Ground Scarab Beetles

Ground scarab beetles are used as ingredients in the Wit-Sharpening Potion.[1] Five scarab beetles are used in the Skele-Gro healing potion.[3]


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.[4]


Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Chapter 27 (Padfoot Returns)
  2. WP favicon.PNG Scarab beetle on Wikipedia
  3. LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4
  4. Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery, Year 4, Chapter 12 (Working with Snape)
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