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{{Quote|Oh, its a simple enough anti-jinx, but it's not so much having to repair the damage, it's more the attitude behind the vandalism, [[Harry Potter|Harry]]. [[Muggle-baiting]] might strike some [[Wizardkind|wizards]] as funny, but it's an expression of something much deeper and nastier, and I for one-|[[Arthur Weasley]]|Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix}}
 
{{Quote|Oh, its a simple enough anti-jinx, but it's not so much having to repair the damage, it's more the attitude behind the vandalism, [[Harry Potter|Harry]]. [[Muggle-baiting]] might strike some [[Wizardkind|wizards]] as funny, but it's an expression of something much deeper and nastier, and I for one-|[[Arthur Weasley]]|Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix}}
 
An '''anti-jinx''' is a type of [[spell]] that prevents the effects of a [[jinx]] over one target, object or animal.
 
An '''anti-jinx''' is a type of [[spell]] that prevents the effects of a [[jinx]] over one target, object or animal.
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In [[August]] [[1995]], [[Arthur Weasley]] was assigned to use one of these to solve the problem of the [[regurgitating toilet]]s that had been set up by [[Willy Wildershins]].<ref name="OP9">''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'' - Chapter 9 (''The Woes of Mrs Weasley'')</ref>
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==Behind the scenes==
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*[[The Wizarding World of Harry Potter]] uses signs claiming that a building "currently has an anti-jinx in place" when one of the spell effects caused by the interactive wands sold at the park is malfunctioning.<ref>[http://www.orlandoinformer.com/universal/interactive-wands/ "Interactive wands & spell-casting in the Wizarding World" - Orlando Informer]</ref>
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
*''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]''
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'' {{1st mention}}
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]'' {{mention}}
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*''[[The Wizarding World of Harry Potter]]''
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==Notes and references==
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{{Reflist}}
 
[[Category:Magic]]
 
[[Category:Magic]]
 
[[Category:Counter-spells]]
 
[[Category:Counter-spells]]

Latest revision as of 16:42, December 12, 2014

Anti-jinx
Type

Counter-spell

Effect

Prevents the effects of a jinx
over one target object or animal

"Oh, its a simple enough anti-jinx, but it's not so much having to repair the damage, it's more the attitude behind the vandalism, Harry. Muggle-baiting might strike some wizards as funny, but it's an expression of something much deeper and nastier, and I for one-"
Arthur Weasley[src]

An anti-jinx is a type of spell that prevents the effects of a jinx over one target, object or animal.

In August 1995, Arthur Weasley was assigned to use one of these to solve the problem of the regurgitating toilets that had been set up by Willy Wildershins.[1]

Behind the scenesEdit

  • The Wizarding World of Harry Potter uses signs claiming that a building "currently has an anti-jinx in place" when one of the spell effects caused by the interactive wands sold at the park is malfunctioning.[2]

AppearancesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

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