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|name=''Cave inimicum''
 
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|incantation=''Cave Inimicum''<br/>(CA-vay uh-NIM-i-kuhm)
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|incantation=''Cave inimicum''<ref name="DH14">{{DH}} - Chapter 14 (''The Thief'')</ref><br>(CAH-vay uh-NIM-i-kuhm)
|type=[[Charm]]
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|type=[[Charm]]<ref name="DH14"/>
|hand=Skyward flourish
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|hand=Skyward flourish<ref name="DH14"/>
|effect=Warns of any approaching enemies (possible)
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|light=None (haze)<ref name="DH14"/>
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|effect=Protection<ref name="DH14"/>
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{{Quote|'Cave inimicum,' Hermione finished with a skyward flourish.|The last of the security enchantments being cast.|Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows}}
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{{Quote|That's as much as I can do. At the very last, we should know they're coming, I can't guarantee it will keep out Vol-|[[Hermione Granger]]|Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows}}
   
'''Cave Inimicum''' is a [[charm]] which was used by [[Hermione Granger]] in [[1997]] to protect the tent she shared with [[Ron Weasley]] and [[Harry Potter]].
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'''''Cave inimicum''''' was the [[incantation]] of a protective spell<ref name="DH14"/>, that can be assumed keeps enemies away.
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==Known uses==
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! align="center" width="20%" |Caster(s)
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! align="center" width="20%" |Date
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|[[Hermione Granger]]
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| colspan="1" rowspan="2" |[[1997-1998 school year]]
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|Hermione used this charms as part of the [[protective enchantments]] used to hide the camp she shared with Harry Potter and [[Ron Weasley]] during the hunt for the [[Horcruxes]].
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|[[Harry Potter]]
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|Would occasionally cast the protective enchantments (which included this charm) used to hide the camp he shared with Hermione Granger and Ron Weasley during the hunt for the Horcruxes.
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==Known practitioners==
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*[[Harry Potter]]<ref name="DH27">{{DH}} - Chapter 27 (''The Final Hiding Place'')</ref>
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*[[Hermione Granger]]<ref name="DH14" />
   
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
Cave Inimicum is a Latin phrase which translates to "beware of the enemy".
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"''Cave inimicum''" is a [[Latin]] phrase meaning "''beware of the enemy''".
   
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==Behind the scenes==
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Given the etymology, this spell appears to warn of approaching enemies, similar to the [[Caterwauling Charm]] or [[Intruder Charm]].
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
*''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]] ''{{1st}}
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]''
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
*Whilst the true effect of this spell is unclear it is possible that it serves as some sort of early warning system for approaching enemies, similar to the [[Intruder Charm]].
 
 
   
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==Notes and references==
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{{Reflist}}
   
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[[Category:Protective Spells]]
 
[[Category:Spells with Incantations of Latin Origin]]
 
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Latest revision as of 18:13, January 6, 2015

Cave inimicum
Incantation

Cave inimicum[1]
(CAH-vay uh-NIM-i-kuhm)

Type

Charm[1]

Hand Movement

Skyward flourish[1]

Light

None (haze)[1]

Effect

Protection[1]

"That's as much as I can do. At the very last, we should know they're coming, I can't guarantee it will keep out Vol-"
Hermione Granger[src]

Cave inimicum was the incantation of a protective spell[1], that can be assumed keeps enemies away.

Known usesEdit

Caster(s) Date Notes
Hermione Granger 1997-1998 school year Hermione used this charms as part of the protective enchantments used to hide the camp she shared with Harry Potter and Ron Weasley during the hunt for the Horcruxes.
Harry Potter Would occasionally cast the protective enchantments (which included this charm) used to hide the camp he shared with Hermione Granger and Ron Weasley during the hunt for the Horcruxes.

Known practitionersEdit

EtymologyEdit

"Cave inimicum" is a Latin phrase meaning "beware of the enemy".

Behind the scenesEdit

Given the etymology, this spell appears to warn of approaching enemies, similar to the Caterwauling Charm or Intruder Charm.

AppearancesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Chapter 14 (The Thief)
  2. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Chapter 27 (The Final Hiding Place)

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