Muggles' Guide to Harry Potter/Magic/Jobberknoll

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Muggles' Guide to Harry Potter - Magic
Jobberknoll
Type Magical Creature
Features Tiny blue-speckled bird
First Appearance Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Overview[edit]

The Jobberknoll is a tiny, largely mute, blue-speckled bird that eats insects.

Extended Description[edit]

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According to "Newt Scamander", the Jobberknoll makes no sound until its death, at which time it releases a long scream composed of every sound it has ever heard, in reverse (and presumably sped up).

Analysis[edit]

"Scamander" also says that the feathers of the Jobberknoll are used in truth serums and memory potions. Presumably this is because of the Jobberknoll's ability to recall and replicate sound heard during its lifetime.

There is no mention of this creature in the seven main books of the series, and apart from its possible use as a potion ingredient, it does not play a role in the series at all.

Questions[edit]

Study questions are meant to be left for each student to answer; please don't answer them here.

Greater Picture[edit]

Intermediate warning: Details follow which you may not wish to read at your current level.