Why can Voldemort talk to snakes?

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It seems he inherited this ability from Salazar Slytherin.

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Why can Harry Potter talk to snakes?

Because he's a Parseltongue. Harry is a Parseltoungue because he had part of Voldemort's soul in him, giving him that ability and several other likenesses to Voldemort.

What is Voldemort's snakes name?


How do snake talk to other snakes?

Probably scent. But of course, snakes do not "talk."

What happened to Voldemort's nose?

No one really knows. I guess its like a snake cause its flat with slits, and with all the connections Voldemort has with snakes...

What is the connection between Harry Potter and Voldemort?

The night harry's mother sacrificed herself for him, a part of voldemorts soul attached onto the only living thing (harry) hence making harry into a horcrux, and also meaning harry can talk to snakes (like voldemort) and see into his mind.

Can snakes have lisps?

Snakes cannot talk, therefore how can they have a lisp?

What does Harry Potter and Lord Voldemort have in common?

When Voldemort tried to kill Harry he accidentally put part of his soul in Harry. So they are both Parselmouths (can speak to snakes) and the Sorting Hat considered putting Harry into Slytherin where Voldemort had been. Also Harry sometimes sees flashes of what Voldemort is seeing as Voldemort himself, and once as Niagini (Voldemort's snake).

How was a part of Lord Voldemort inside of Harry Potter?

Lily Potter died for Harry and the loved she showed was something Voldemort could never understand. Therefore his killing curse backfired and it hit Voldemort. However, Voldemort has already made five Horcruxes and so couldn't die. A piece of Voldemort's soul escaped from his body and was forced to latch on to the only other living resource in that area, which was Harry, creating an accidental Horcrux that Voldemort knew nothing about. That is how Harry inherited the ability to speak to snakes and had a connection to Voldemort. When the Horcrux was removed he could no longer speak to snakes.

Can Harry Potter speak to snakes?

Harry could speak to snakes when part of Lord Voldemort's soul resided inside him. Once that was destroyed he lost the ability.

How do snakes talk?

Through hissing.

Why can Harry Potter speak parsletoung?

Harry Potter can speak to snakes because, on the night that Lord Voldemort killed his parents, he un intentionally transferred some of his sole to Harry because of his spell backfiring. Voldemort was able to speak to snakes, so with part of Voldemort's sole in Harry, harry had some of the same abilities as the Dark Lord. One of these was being able to speak to snakes. This is explained in the Seventh Harry Potter Book and in The Deathly Hallows Part Two.

How can a person talk to snakes?

They can't literally...

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