This Silver snuffbox was located in the drawing room inside 12 Grimmauld Place. Snuffbox was filled with a Wartcap Powder. Every time someone touched it, the snuffbox would bite the person.[1]


In August of 1995, during the summer cleanup of the house along with the Order of the Phoenix, Sirius Black was bitten by a snuffbox filled with Wartcap Powder. After a few seconds a disgusting brown crust covered his entire hand.[1]

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Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Chapter 6 (The Noble and Most Ancient House of Black)
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