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("Annihilare" means "to annihilate" and is therefore not only used to unlock doors.)
(Undo revision 741120 by 75.111.53.106 (talk)In the books and films this spell is used to open doors. Stop assuming things)
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'''''Annihilare''''' most likely causes an explosion of some sort. The [[Dark Tower topmost cell|topmost cell]] of the [[Dark Tower]] was [[charm]]ed to resist this spell.<ref>[http://www.imsdb.com/scripts/Harry-Potter-and-the-Prisoner-of-Azkaban.html ''Prisoner of Azkaban'' script] on IMSDb</ref>
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'''''Annihilare''''' is the incantation of a door-opening [[spell]]. The [[Dark Tower topmost cell|topmost cell]] of the [[Dark Tower]] was [[charm]]ed to resist this spell.<ref>[http://www.imsdb.com/scripts/Harry-Potter-and-the-Prisoner-of-Azkaban.html ''Prisoner of Azkaban'' script] on IMSDb</ref>
   
 
==Known practitioners==
 
==Known practitioners==

Revision as of 18:10, September 24, 2012

Annihilare
Incantation

Annihilare (A-nee-he-LARE-eh)

Type

Spell

Effect

Unlocks doors

Annihilare is the incantation of a door-opening spell. The topmost cell of the Dark Tower was charmed to resist this spell.[1]

Known practitioners

Etymology

Annihilare may come from the Latin annihilō, meaning "I bring to nothing", or, less literally, "I destroy". This may mean this spell was meant to destroy the door rather than merely open it.

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