The Basilisk, also known as the King of Serpents, is a giant serpent. It is a creature bred by Dark Wizards. Herpo the Foul was the first to breed a Basilisk; he accomplished this by hatching a chicken egg beneath a toad which resulted in the creature known as a Basilisk.
Powers and Stats
Tier: Unknown. Likely 9-A
Origin: Harry Potter
Gender: Male and female both are available, but the one at Hogwarts is female.
Age: Varies. The basilisk at Hogwarts (better known as the Monster of Slytherin) is thousands of years old (It lived in the 11th century when Salazar Slytherin left Hogwarts)
Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Can kill people instantly through eye contact (Meeting a basilisk's stare directly causes instant death, while doing so indirectly induces Petrification), extremely deadly venom
Lifting Strength: Unknown. Likely at least Athletic Human (Should be superior to Nagini)
Striking Strength: Unknown. Likely Room Class
Durability: Unknown. Likely Room level
Range: Several meters due to its size. Unknown for death stare.
Standard Equipment: Anansi Totem
Intelligence: Sentient, likely does not possess human level intelligence. However as a serpent, it can understand Parseltongue.
Weaknesses: Unintelligent, blindly instinctive. A rooster's cry is deadly to a basilisk.