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16 Revealing Details Fans Found In 'Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them'

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Vote up the most interesting revelations from Fantastic Beasts!

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them was a nice treat for Harry Potter fans who desperately missed the magical wizarding world. The best part about it, however, besides the amazing creatures the film introduced, were all of the revealing details hidden in the background

True Potter fans from /r/MovieDetails lent us their eyes and spotted some small details in Fantastic Beasts worth noting. Details like subtle spoilers and unsuspecting backstories were just lying in wait. Vote up the most interesting revelations fans found in Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them!

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  • 1
    679 VOTES

    The Daily Prophet Revealed How Harry Potter Came Into His Fortune

    From Redditor u/CobraCabana:

    In Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, there's an article in the Prophet about the potioneer, Fleamont Potter. This is Harry Potter's grandfather and he made the family fortune selling potions.

    679 votes
  • 2
    505 VOTES

    Newt Has A Scarred Over Murtlap Wound On His Hand

    From Redditor u/ZafiroMH:

    In Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Newt explains the symptoms of a murtlap bite since Jacob has been bitten by one on his neck. Near the end of the movie we can see a similar scar on Newts hand, implying he may have experienced the symptoms firsthand.

    505 votes
  • 3
    514 VOTES

    The Ministry Of Magic Calls Back To 'Order Of The Phoenix'

    From Redditor u/JuniorPlastic:

    In Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007), Mr Weasley tells Harry that before interdepartmental memos were introduced, they used owls in the Ministry. In the prequel Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018), you can see owls (and house-elves cleaning their mess).

    514 votes
  • 4
    488 VOTES

    The Crimes Of Grindlewald Poster Contains The Deathly Hallows

    From Redditor u/NegativeSpeedForce:

    The title of the second film in the Fantastic Beasts franchise, The Crimes Of Grindelwald contain the Deathly Hallows.

    488 votes
  • 5
    379 VOTES

    The Paper Details A Real Historical Event

    From Redditor u/ayavaska:

    In Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (2016), The New York Ghost issue of 1926 mentions a "no-maj rocket [that] takes flight." That would be Robert H. Goddard, inventor of the liquid-fuel rockets.

    379 votes
  • 6
    412 VOTES

    The Deathly Hallows Necklace Peeks Out Of Graves' Pocket

    From Redditor u/8Xeh4FMq7vM3:

    In Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them the Deathly Hallows necklace is seen on Graves' pocket before he asked Newt about Hogwarts and Dumbledore

    412 votes