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Fantastic Beasts star Eddie Redmayne is really excited about his Patronus

Last month, J.K. Rowling sent the internet into a tizzy with the release of Pottermore’s Patronus test, allowing Potter fans to discover their own Dementor-fighting magical creature. Now, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them star Eddie Redmayne is joining them, revealing his own Patronus.

Pottermore shared a video of Redmayne taking the test, answering questions like “sun, wind, or rain” and “sweet or salt?” And, when he got his final result, he was delighted.

“Oh my God, I’m a basset hound,” Redmayne says in the video. “I’m a basset hound! That’s ingenious! I love basset hounds, the floppy ears and kind mentality. Slightly dopey… Perfect.” 

Now, we just have to find out what Newt Scamander’s Patronus is. Seeing as he’s a magizoologist, here’s betting that it’s something, well, fantastic.

Redmayne isn’t the only star to take the Patronus test: Gillian Anderson revealed that she’s a dun mare. Joss Whedon was horrified to learn that his Patronus is a weasel. Evanna Lynch, who played Luna Lovegood, expressed bewilderment when she found out hers is a salmon. 

Head here for a complete guide to all your favorite Harry Potter characters’ Patronuses.