As Salazar Slytherin and Lord Voldemort both had the ability to speak in Parseltongue, it is considered an attribute of a Dark Wizard, which is in part due to this fact. Herpo the Foul, another well-known Dark Wizard and Parselmouth, deserves mention.
Why could Voldemort speak to snakes?
Parselmouth Harry PotterA zoo python and Harry are having a conversation. When Lord Voldemort attacked Harry Potter as an infant in 1981, he gave him the ability to speak and understand Parseltongue, unwittingly turning him into a Horcrux in the process.
Why can only Harry and Voldemort speak to snakes?
Cannot speak Harry’s languageTo be an accidental Horcrux meant that Harry was inextricably linked with Voldemort, as the Dark Lord was with his serpents. Not only did Harry have the ability to communicate with snakes, he was also able to see through the eyes of Nagini, who turned out to be another of Voldemort’s Horcruxes.
Why can Salazar Slytherin speak to snakes?
Parselmouths are descended from Salazar, who was a Parselmouth. The ability to communicate fluently in Parseltongue runs in the family. When Salazar Slytherin was born, he and his descendants were both Parselmouths.
Why does Voldemort have no nose?
Upon his rebirth, it was revealed that He Who Must Not Be Named used the venom of his pet snake. Since Nagini was one of the seven Horcruxes, she provided him with the venom he needed to keep his soul intact. The result is that he loses his nose and develops a snakelike face as a result of Nagini’s deadly toxins.
What was in Harry’s forehead?
The birthmark on Harry’s forehead when he was a baby Lord Voldemort attempted to murder Harry Potter when he used the Killing Curse on the 15-month-old boy on October 31, 1981, leaving a lightning bolt scar on Harry’s forehead.