Harry killed the basilisk by thrusting a sword through the roof of its mouth. Harry s arm was pierced by one of the basilisk s fangs the poison of which nearly killed him.
The first member of these creatures was created in ancient greece by herpo the foul and was one of the first examples of the dark arts and was considered highly dangerous inhumane and illegal to breed.
Basilisk harry potter. The basilisk is a large and magical species of snake from the harry potter theme. However snakes lack ears and can only detect things approaching by feeling vibrations. Harry potter reading information on the basilisk.
In the harry potter story direct eye contact with a basilisk is fatal. Years 1 4 harry did not get pierced by the basilisk s fang and instead pulled it out of the dead basilisk s mouth. The basilisk that harry ultimately had to face was merely a tool in voldemort s tool belt but a basilisk is a wildly dangerous and fierce challenge even on the best of days.
The basilisk as shown in lego harry potter. 1 according to igor karkaroff alastor moody has smashed apart a birthday present that he thought in paranoia was a cleverly disguised basilisk egg before finding out it was a mere carriage clock. In the book riddle instead only tells the basilisk to smell harry potter.
1 background 2 notes 3 gallery of variations 4 appearances 4 1 other physical appearances 4 2 video game appearances 5 gallery 6 see also 7 external links the basilisk is said to be at least 60 feet long and as with most snakes it will shed. Harry potter ultimately slayed slytherin s basilisk by stabbing it with the sword of gryffindor. Most people who have seen or read harry potter will have a basic understanding of what the basilisk is and what it can do but there is a lot more to this beast than meets the eye.
In the film adaptation for harry potter and the chamber of secrets the basilisk is shown to hear harry potter something that tom riddle s memory also points out. Also the basilisk noticed harry when ginny screamed at one of his disembodied eyes. Apart from its specific magical powers and long lifespan many of the characteristics of the basilisk follow naturally from it s being a serpent see.
In lego harry potter.