Kappas are a species of magical scale-covered monkeys from Japan, who possess magically-increased strength, the focus of which is the water they keep in a depression in their skull. [6], The Kappa resembles a scale-covered monkey with webbed hands and a water-filled depression atop its head. [8], Kappas feed on the blood of humans, strangling anyone unlucky enough to wade into their ponds or rivers. The kappa is a water dweller resembling a scaly monkey with webbed hands. [1], The Kappa as it appears in Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, The Harry Potter Wiki has 5 images related to, *Disclosure: Some of the links above are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, Fandom will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Japan[1] Kappas are a species of magical scale-covered monkeys from Japan, who possess magically-increased strength, the focus of which is the water they keep in a depression in their skull. The next year, Professor Moody briefly mentioned Kappas on the list Professor Lupin left him of creatures the class, fourth yearsat that time, had already studied. Harry Potter Wiki is a FANDOM Movies Community.

This is the source of their strength. Kappas, another creature studied in Defense Against the Dark Arts, liked to strangle people. A Kappa will grab and strangle waders in its pond (PA8). Dark Arts[2] "From Red Caps they moved on to Kappas, creepy water-dwellers that looked like scaly monkeys, with webbed hands itching to strangle unwitting waders in their ponds."

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Kappas is a magical creature in Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery. Circus Arcanus had a Kappa. [6], In the next school year, Bartemius Crouch Junior disguised as Alastor Moody briefly mentioned Kappas on the list Professor Lupin left him of creatures the class, fourth years at that time, had already studied. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Kappas have a hollow, bald spot on their head which is filled with water from the river it inhabits; if this hollowing is emptied, the Kappa will be paralyzed and might even die. [1] When substituting for Professor Lupin in 1993, Professor Snape incorrectly asserted that they were commonly found in Mongolia. [1] They are known for strangling humans that invade their shallow ponds. Le Kappa est un démon des eaux qui hante les mares et les rivières du Japon. [4] In 1927, one was present during the circus' tour in Paris, France. They can be greatly weakened if they can be forced to bow, so as to empty the water in their skull.

Community content is available under. Fantastic Bestiary Wiki is a FANDOM Lifestyle Community. Extant Species information [Source], The Kappa is a Japanese water demon that feeds on human blood. (Nobody there was used to defeating them, so they probably made out like bandits -- "yum, human bone marrow >>slurp<<"). Kappas are a fictional sapient species featured in Harry Potter. [3] Selon le livre Les Animaux fantastiques, on reconnaît l'animal à son apparence, proche du singe, à son corps couvert d'écailles et ses mains palmées. They are known for strangling humans that invade their shallow ponds. Affiliation Mythological, Supernatural and Fantasy Creatures W, https://fantasy-bestiary.fandom.com/wiki/Kappa_(Harry_Potter)?oldid=4394. Professor Remus Lupin introduced his third year class to Kappas in 1993; this was the third creature they studied. Cleaning the Kappa's enclosure was part of Credence's job at Circus Arcanus (CG). [1], They live in shallow water, mainly in Japan. They are said to have bowl-like depressions on the tops of their heads and they keep these filled with water. As asian wizards moved around, they brought beasts with them, and Kappas probably found Mongolia to be very hospitable. Scale-covered monkeys with a depression on top of their bald heads. Fantastic Beasts: Cases from the Wizarding World. The Harry Potter Lexicon is an unofficial Harry Potter fansite. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter Page to Screen: The Complete Filmmaking Journey, LEGO Harry Potter: Building the Magical World, LEGO Harry Potter: Characters of the Magical World, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, Magic Beyond Words: The J.K. Rowling Story, Creator: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (film), Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - The Original Screenplay, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Concept Art, The Dark Forces: A Guide to Self-Protection, The Essential Defence Against the Dark Arts, https://harrypotter.fandom.com/wiki/Kappa?oldid=1334817, Articles with information from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Articles with information from Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (film), Articles with information from Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, Articles with information from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Articles with information from Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, Articles with information from Pottermore, In Japan, some cucumber dishes such as cucumber sushi rolls (. To overcome a kappa, according to folklore, one must bow to it, enticing it to bow in return and spill the water from its head.

According to Snape, the Kappa is commonly found in Mongolia ( PA9 ), but the Care of Magical Creatures textbook states that the Kappa is a Japanese creature (FB). Skin colour

Mortal [2], The New York Ghost reported that a Kappa washed up on the Western Seaboard in 1926.

[2] When covering the class for Professor Lupin, Professor Severus Snape incorrectly stated that a Kappa is a red haired imp-like creature. Kappa A Kappa lives in shallow ponds and rivers and feeds on human blood, but can be overcome either by tricking it into bowing (resulting in all the water stored in the top of its head draining out, depriving it of strength), or by throwing it a cucumber with a certain person's name carved into it, which persuades it not to harm that person (FB). A Kappa will grab and strangle waders in its pond (, Remus Lupin and Rubeus Hagrid begin their professorships at Hogwarts, The Death Eaters: A Guide To Who Was Where, Albus Potter and the lesson in Quantum Mechanics.

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—The Third year Defence Against the Dark Arts curriculum, including Kappas.. The kappa is a water dweller resembling a scaly monkey with webbed hands. [7], During the 2020s, a Kappa from the Circus Arcanus appeared as a Foundable during the Calamity. Kappas in den Büchern. Kappas are a fictional sapient species featured in Harry Potter. BeastXXXX[1] Add your own. A Kappa lives in shallow ponds and rivers and feeds on human blood, but can be overcome either by tricking it … “From Red Caps they moved on to Kappas, creepy water-dwellers that looked like scaly monkeys, with webbed hands itching to strangle unwitting waders in their ponds.” - Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Chapter 8 (Flight of the Fat Lady) (The Lexicon page 172). Ministry of Magic Classification Kappas are water sprites from Japanese folklore. Harrys Klasse lernt im Unterricht in Verteidigung gegen die dunklen Künste während des dritten Schuljahrs Kappas und Möglichkeiten kennen, wie von ihnen drohende Schäden abgewehrt werden können . The Kappa is a Japanese water demon that feeds on human blood. At least some content in this article is derived from information featured in Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. Mortality [5], In 1993, Professor Remus Lupin introduced his third year Defence Against the Dark Arts class to Kappas, which was the third creature they studied. [1] The water in this hollow is the source of the beast's strength. Status As such, spoilers will be present within the article. A Kappa will grab and strangle waders in its pond ( PA8 ). Kappas are fish-eaters but occasionally attempt to pull human beings into the water to devour them or drink their blood. Il se nourrit de sang humain. Native to Distinction

Its presence was later detected by Newt Scamander using the Tracking spell when the Magizoologist was trying to locate Tina Goldstein. For gameplay-specific information, please see the relevant article on the Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Wiki! According to Snape, the Kappa is commonly found in Mongolia (PA9), but the Care of Magical Creatures textbook states that the Kappa is a Japanese creature (FB). [1], One can protect themselves from, and appease a Kappa by throwing a cucumber inscribed with that person's name; however, if they can trick it into bowing, the water in its head will spill out, weakening it. A Kappa was an attraction of the Circus Arcanus. View 0 thoughts swirling around the pensieve. Kappas are sentient but hostile, as they feed on blood, including that of humans they strangle and pull into the ponds they inhabit.

Scaly Water-filled hollow on top of head[1]Feeds on human blood[1]


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