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Boggart in a Box

Bestiarum Vocabulum: Boggart

The Bestiarum Vocabulum is the wizard’s encyclopedia of faerie beasties and mundane crossovers living in the lake and forest near Lita’s castle.



boggart [ˈbɒɡət] noun, c.1680; OE puca < Welsh bwg; related to bog, variant of bug + -ard; also bugbear, bogle, boggle, bogyman, bogeyman.

  1. Denizen of the Clockpunk Wizard world.
  2. Boggart has two forms:
    • Shy household fey-folk goblin that lives in boggart boxes tucked away in attics and root cellars.
    • Malevolent genius loci inhabiting sink holes, marshes or other natural features.
  3. Boggarts are carrion eaters of broken spells; they also collect discarded magical trash such as busted charms and unpaired dirty socks.
  4. Personages: the many boggarts in Glitter Ponies.