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'''''Aresto Momentum''''' is a [[spell]] that slows down or stops the movement of an object. [[Albus Dumbledore]] used this [[charm]] to slow [[Harry Potter]]'s fall during a [[Quidditch]] match in [[1993]], when he was overcome by [[Dementor]]s.<ref name="PAf">''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (film)]]''</ref>
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'''''Arresto Momentum'''''<ref name="dhs">Subtitles of ''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2]]''</ref> is the [[incantation]] of a [[spell]] that slows down or stops the movement of an object. [[Albus Dumbledore]] used this [[charm]] to slow [[Harry Potter]]'s fall during a [[Quidditch]] match in [[1993]], when he was overcome by [[Dementor]]s.<ref name="PAf">''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (film)]]''</ref>
   
''Aresto Momentum'' is taught at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]], as part of the [[second year|second-years]]' [[Charms (class)|Charms]] curriculum.<ref name="LHP1-4">''[[LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4]]'' - NDS version</ref>
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''Arresto Momentum'' is taught at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]], as part of the [[second year|second-years]]' [[Charms (class)|Charms]] curriculum.<ref name="LHP1-4">''[[LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4]]'' - NDS version</ref>
   
 
==Known practitioners==
 
==Known practitioners==
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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
[[File:Dumb..JPG|thumb|200px|[[Albus Dumbledore|Dumbledore]] casting ''Aresto Momentum'' [[Wandless spell|wandlessly]].]]
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[[File:Dumb..JPG|thumb|200px|[[Albus Dumbledore|Dumbledore]] casting ''Arresto Momentum'' [[Wandless spell|wandlessly]].]]
 
*Likely the combination of two words; the Anglo-French "''arester''", meaning "to bring to a stop", and the Latin "''Momentum''", meaning "the force or strength gained whilst moving". Literal translation: "''bring its momentum to a stop''".
 
*Likely the combination of two words; the Anglo-French "''arester''", meaning "to bring to a stop", and the Latin "''Momentum''", meaning "the force or strength gained whilst moving". Literal translation: "''bring its momentum to a stop''".
   
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==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban]]'' {{1st Mention}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban]]'' {{1st Mention}}
*''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (film)]]'' {{1st ID}}
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (film)]]''
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (film)]] ''{{Possible}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (film)]] ''{{Possible}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (video game)]]'' {{C|NDS version only}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (video game)]]'' {{C|NDS version only}}
*''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2]]''
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2]]'' {{1st ID}}
 
*''[[LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4]]'' {{C|Portable versions only}}
 
*''[[LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4]]'' {{C|Portable versions only}}
 
*''[[LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7]]''
 
*''[[LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7]]''

Revision as of 15:04, June 15, 2013

Deathly Hallows - Aresto Momentum
Arresto Momentum
Incantation

Arresto Momentum
(ah-REST-oh mo-MEN-tum)

Type

Charm

Light

None

Effect

Halts the movement of an object or person

Arresto Momentum[1] is the incantation of a spell that slows down or stops the movement of an object. Albus Dumbledore used this charm to slow Harry Potter's fall during a Quidditch match in 1993, when he was overcome by Dementors.[2]

Arresto Momentum is taught at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, as part of the second-years' Charms curriculum.[3]

Known practitioners

Etymology

Dumb.
Dumbledore casting Arresto Momentum wandlessly.
SmonoccoAdded by Smonocco
  • Likely the combination of two words; the Anglo-French "arester", meaning "to bring to a stop", and the Latin "Momentum", meaning "the force or strength gained whilst moving". Literal translation: "bring its momentum to a stop".

Behind the scenes

Appearances

Notes and references


Charms (class)
Wingardium leviosa
Professors: Filius Flitwick
Textbooks: The Standard Book of Spells · Achievements in Charming · Quintessence: A Quest
Charmbook writers and charm developers: Miranda Goshawk · Scarpin · Felix Summerbee · Randolph Keitch · Basil Horton · Mnemone Radford · Elliot Smethwyck · Jarleth Hobart · Delfina Crimp · Orabella Nuttley · Levina Monkstanley · Fred Weasley · George Weasley
Charms studied at Hogwarts: Levitation Charm · Fire-Making Charm · Softening Charm · Skurge · Aresto Momentum · Cheering Charm · Freezing Spell · Seize and Pull Charm · Summoning Charm · Banishing Charm · Silencing Charm · Mending Charm · Reductor Curse · Colour Change Charm · Growth Charm · Water-Making Spell · Locomotion Charm · Vinegar into Wine · Bird-Conjuring Charm

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