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|professor=*[[Minerva McGonagall]] (formerly)
 
|professor=*[[Minerva McGonagall]] (formerly)
 
*[[Albus Dumbledore]] (formerly)
 
*[[Albus Dumbledore]] (formerly)
|required textbooks=*[[A Beginner's Guide to Transfiguration]] by [[Emeric Switch]] (first year)
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|required textbooks=''[[A Guide to Advanced Transfiguration]]''
*[[Intermediate Transfiguration]] (third-fourth year)
 
*[[A Guide to Advanced Transfiguration]] (sixth year)
 
 
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'''Conjuration''' is a branch of [[Transfiguration]]. Conjurations are distinguished from the other branches of transfiguration by their ability to transfigure the desired object from 'thin air'. Although some are simpler and are taught to younger students, most conjurations are [[Nastily Exhausting Wizarding Test|N.E.W.T.]]-level and are taught to [[Sixth year]]s and above at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]], such as ''[[Aguamenti Charm|Aguamenti]]''. According to [[Gamp's Law of Elemental Transfiguration|Gamp's Law of Elemental Transfiguration]], food cannot be conjured.
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{{Quote|Quirrell snapped his fingers. Ropes sprang out of ''thin air'' and wrapped themselves tightly around [[Harry]]|[[Quirinus Quirrell]] conjures ropes|Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone}}
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'''Conjuration''' is an advanced form and branch of [[Transfiguration]], some of the most complex magic taught at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]]. Conjurations are distinguished from the other branches of Transfiguration by their ability to transfigure the desired object from 'thin air'.
   
==Known instances of Conjuration==
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Conjuration is more than difficult than [[Transformation]], [[Switching]], and [[Vanishment]]. The only form of Transfiguration exceeds Conjuration in difficulty is [[Human Transfiguration]].
*In the Tales of Beedle the Bard, the three brothers conjured a bridge to get across a river.
 
*Appleby Arrows supporters used to [[fire]] arrows onto the [[Quidditch]] pitch to support their team by use of the [[Arrow-shooting spell]], however, the spell was banned in [[1890s|1894]] when referee [[Nugent Potts]] was pierced through the nose with a stray arrow.
 
*Some time during his time at Hogwarts, [[Rubeus Hagrid]] was the victim of a ''[[Sardine Hex]]''.
 
   
===[[1991–1992 school year]]===
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==Nature==
*On [[31 July]], [[1991]], Rubeus Hagrid conjured flames and lit a fire in the [[Hut-on-the-Rock]] by use of the ''[[Fire-Making Spell|Incendio]]'' [[spell]].
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{{Quote| ''[...]'' these are easier than Conjuring Spells, which you would not usually attempt until [[Nastily Exhausting Wizarding Test|N.E.W.T]] level|[[Professor McGonagall]] to her [[fifth year]] class|Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix}}
*Several times during the [[1991–1992 school year]], [[Hermione Granger]] conjured [[Bluebell flames]] to keep herself, [[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]] and [[Harry Potter]] warm during the winter months, as well as setting [[Severus Snape]]'s robes on fire and to fend off the [[Devil's Snare|Devil's Snare]] which was attacking them.
 
*In 1991, Filius Flitwick conjured gold bubbles for [[Christmas]] decorations.
 
*In 1992, Minerva McGonagall may have conjured a chair leg when Neville Longbottom accidentally vanished it.
 
*On the [[4 June]], [[1992]], [[Quirinus Quirrell]] [[Nonverbal spell|non-verbally]] conjured ropes to trap [[Harry Potter]], possibly by use of the ''[[Incarcerous]]'' [[Spell]].
 
   
===[[1992–1993 school year]]===
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Since Conjuration is an advanced form of Transfiguration, most are [[Nastily Exhausting Wizarding Test|N.E.W.T.]]-level, taught to [[Sixth year|sixth years]] and above at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]],<ref name="OotP">{{OOTP}}</ref> although some conjurations are simpler and are taught to younger students. Some conjurations taught are the [[Water-Making Spell]] (''Aguamenti'') and the [[Bird-Conjuring Charm]] (''Avis''). There are limits as to what can be conjured, however; according to [[Gamp's Law of Elemental Transfiguration]], food cannot be conjured. Food can be summoned and transfigured but, never conjured.
*In [[1992]], during a practice [[Duel]] against [[Harry Potter]], [[Draco Malfoy]] conjured a snake by use of the ''[[Serpensortia]]'' [[Spell]].
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===Dangers===
*During the [[1992–1993 school year]] [[Minerva McGonagall]] conjured a fan after the attack of [[Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington|Nearly Headless Nick]] and instructed [[Ernest Macmillan|Ernie Macmillan]] to "waft" him up to the [[Hospital wing]].
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[[File:Frog-rabbit_mutation.png|thumb|left|170px|A frog-rabbit hybrid.]]
*In [[1993]], the fragment of [[soul]] contained in [[Tom Riddle's Diary|Tom Riddle&apos;s Diary]] [[Nonverbal spell|non-verbally]] conjured fiery ropes to spell his name by use of the [[Flagrate]] [[Spell]].
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Many things can go wrong when attempting to conjure something from nothing, especially in the case of living creatures. If Conjuration is not performed exactly right or if the caster is simply messing around with Conjuring Spells, mistakes such as [[frog]]-[[rabbit]] hybrids can occur. The hybrids in question can be explainable by the magical law [[Principle of Artificianimate Quasi-Dominance]]. Things such as severed heads and indeterminate stumps can also occur, when the conjuration isn't exactly right, as well.
   
===[[1993–1994 school year]]===
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[[Miranda Goshawk]], has written entries in the Standard Book of Spells series about the dangers of poor conjuration.
*Albus Dumbledore may have conjured a stretcher and then &apos;magicked&apos; Harry onto it when he fell from his broom in 1993.
 
*In 1993, [[Albus Dumbledore]] conjured hundreds of purple sleeping bags for students who were taking refuge in the [[Great Hall]] after [[Sirius Black]]&apos;s break-in to [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry|Hogwarts]].
 
*In 1994, a [[Leek Jinx]] was cast on a [[Fourth year]] [[Gryffindor]] and a [[Sixth year]] [[Slytherin]].
 
*On [[6 June]], [[1994]], [[Remus Lupin]] conjured a wooden rod and bandages to help support [[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]]&apos;s broken leg by use of the ''[[Ferula]]'' [[charm]].
 
*On [[6 June]], [[1994]] , [[Sirius Black]] conjured shackles to bind [[Peter Pettigrew]] to [[Remus Lupin]] and [[Ron Weasley]].
 
   
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== Known instances of Conjuration ==
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{{Quote|However, these brothers were learned in the magical arts, and so they simply waved their wands and made a bridge appear across the treacherous water.|''[[The Tales of Beedle the Bard]]''|The Tales of Beedle the Bard (real)}}
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|The Three Brothers
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|Unknown
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|In the Tales of Beedle the Bard, the three brothers conjured a bridge to get across a river.
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|[[Appleby Arrows]] supporters
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|pre [[1894]]
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|[[Appleby Arrows]] supporters used to fire arrows onto the [[Quidditch]] pitch to support their team by use of the [[Arrow-shooting spell]], however, the spell was banned in [[1894]] when referee [[Nugent Potts]] was pierced through the nose with a stray arrow.
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|Unknown
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|[[1940s]]
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|Some time during his time at [[Hogwarts]], [[Rubeus Hagrid]] was the victim of a ''[[Sardine Hex]]''.
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===[[1991–1992 school year]]===
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|[[Rubeus Hagrid]]
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|[[31 July]], 1991
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|[[Rubeus Hagrid|Hagrid]] conjured flames and lit a fire in the Hut-on-the-Rock by use of the ''Incendio'' spell.
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|[[Hermione Granger]]
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|[[1991–1992 school year]]
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|[[Hermione Granger|Hermione conjured]] [[Bluebell flames]] to keep herself, Ron Weasley and [[Harry Potter]] warm during the winter months, as well as setting [[Severus Snape]]'s robes on fire and to fend off the [[Devil's Snare]] which was attacking them.
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|[[Filius Flitwick]]
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|[[1991]]
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|Professor [[Filius Flitwick|Flitwick]] conjured gold bubbles for Christmas decorations.
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|[[Minerva McGonagall]]
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|1992
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|Professor [[Minerva McGonagall|McGonagall]] may have conjured a chair leg when [[Neville Longbottom]] accidentally vanished it.
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|[[Quirinus Quirrell|Quirinus Quirrel]]
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|[[4 June]], [[1992]]
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|[[Quirinus Quirrell|Quirrell]] [[Nonverbal spell|non-verbally]] conjured ropes to trap [[Harry Potter]], possibly by use of the ''[[Incarcerous]]'' Spell.
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|}
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===[[1992–1993 school year]]===
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|[[Draco Malfoy]]
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|1992
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|During a practice [[Duel]] against [[Harry Potter]], [[Draco Malfoy]] conjured a snake by use of the ''[[Serpensortia]]'' Spell.
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|[[Minerva McGonagall]]
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|[[1992–1993 school year]]
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|Professor [[Minerva McGonagall|McGonagall]] conjured a fan after the attack of [[Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington|Nearly Headless Nick]] and instructed [[Ernest Macmillan|Ernie Macmillan]] to "waft" him up to the [[Hospital wing]].
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|[[Tom Riddle's Diary|Tom Riddle]]
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|[[1993]]
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|The fragment of [[soul]] contained in [[Tom Riddle's Diary]] [[Nonverbal spell|non-verbally]] conjured fiery ropes to spell his name by use of the [[Flagrate]] Spell.
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|}
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=== [[1993–1994 school year]] ===
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| colspan="1" rowspan="2"|[[Albus Dumbledore]]
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| colspan="1" rowspan="2"|1993
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|Dumbledore may have conjured a stretcher and then 'magicked' Harry onto it when he fell from his broom in 1993.
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|[[Albus Dumbledore|Dumbledore]] conjured hundreds of purple sleeping bags for students who were taking refuge in the [[Great Hall]] after [[Sirius Black]]'s break-in to [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry|Hogwarts]]
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|Unknown
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|[[1994]]
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|A [[Leek Jinx]] was cast on a [[Fourth year]] [[Gryffindor]] and a [[Sixth year]] [[Slytherin]].
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|-
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| colspan="1" rowspan="2"|[[Remus Lupin]]
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| colspan="1" rowspan="2"|[[6 June]], [[1994]]
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|[[Remus Lupin|Remus]] conjured a wooden rod and bandages to help support [[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]]'s broken leg by use of the ''[[Ferula]]'' charm.
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|-
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|Remus also conjured ropes to bind and gag Peter Pettigrew, by use of the [[Incarcerous |''Incarcerous'' Spell]]
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|-
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|[[Severus Snape]]
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|6 June, 1994
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|[[Severus Snape|Snape]] conjured ropes to bind and gag Remus Lupin in the Shrieking Shack, by use of the [[Incarcerous |''Incarcerous'' Spell]]
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|-
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|[[Sirius Black]]
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|6 June, 1994
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|[[Sirius Black|Sirius conjured]] shackles to bind [[Peter Pettigrew]] to [[Remus Lupin]] and [[Ron Weasley]].
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|}
 
===[[1994–1995 school year]]===
 
===[[1994–1995 school year]]===
*In [[1994]], [[Arthur Weasley]] conjured flames and lit a fire in the [[Dursley family|Dursley]]&apos;s fireplace by use of the ''[[Fire-Making Spell|Incendio]]'' [[Spell]].
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*In 1994 while having dinner outside at [[the Burrow]] Bill and Charlie Weasley conjured table cloths for the tables.
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*During the [[Wand Weighing ceremony]] in [[1994]], [[Garrick Ollivander|Mr. Ollivander]] conjured wine to test [[Harry Potter's wand|Harry Potter&apos;s wand]] by use of the ''[[Fountain of Wine]]'' [[Spell]].
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*In [[1994]], the [[Triwizard Tournament]] delegation from [[Beauxbatons Academy of Magic]] conjured butterflies upon their arrival at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]].
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*During the Wand Weighing ceremony in 1994, Mr. Ollivander conjured a flock of birds to test [[Viktor Krum's wand|Viktor Krum&apos;s wand]] by use of the ''[[Avis]]'' [[Spell]].
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*During the Wand Weighing ceremony in 1994, Mr. Ollivander conjured flowers to test [[Fleur Delacour's wand|Fleur Delacour&apos;s wand]] by use of the ''[[Orchideous]]'' [[Spell]].
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*On [[24 November]], [[1994]], [[Fleur Delacour]] conjured water during the First Task of the [[Triwizard Tournament]], by use of the [[Aguamenti Charm]].
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|[[Arthur Weasley]]
*In 1995 Dumbledore conjured a tea tray at Hagrid&apos;s cabin.
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|August, 1994
*On [[24 June]], [[Peter Pettigrew]] conjured ropes which bound [[Harry Potter]] to [[Tom Riddle Sr.]]&apos;s gravestone, possibly by use of the ''[[Incarcerous]]'' [[Spell]].
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|[[Arthur Weasley|Mr. Weasley]] conjured flames and lit a fire in the [[Dursley family|Dursley]]'s fireplace by use of the ''[[Fire-Making Spell|Incendio]]'' Spell.
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|Bill and Charlie Weasley
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|August, 1994
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|While having dinner outside at [[the Burrow]] Bill and Charlie Weasley conjured table cloths for the tables.
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| colspan="1" rowspan="3"|[[Garrick Ollivander|Mr. Ollivander]]
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| colspan="1" rowspan="3"|1994
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|During the [[Wand Weighing ceremony]], [[Garrick Ollivander|Mr. Ollivander]] conjured wine to test [[Harry Potter's wand]] by use of the ''[[Fountain of Wine]]'' Spell.
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|-
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|During the Wand Weighing ceremony in, Mr. Ollivander conjured a flock of birds to test [[Viktor Krum's wand]] by use of the ''[[Avis]]'' Spell.
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|-
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|Also during the Wand Weighing ceremony, Mr. Ollivander also conjured flowers to test [[Fleur Delacour's wand]] by use of the ''[[Orchideous]]'' Spell.
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|-
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|[[Beauxbatons Academy of Magic]]
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|September, 1994
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|the [[Triwizard Tournament]] delegation from [[Beauxbatons Academy of Magic]] conjured butterflies upon their arrival at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]].
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|[[Fleur Delacour]]
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|[[24 November]], [[1994]]
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|[[Fleur Delacour|Fleur conjured]] water during the First Task of the [[Triwizard Tournament]], by use of the ''[[Aguamenti]]'' Charm
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|[[Albus Dumbledore]]
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|[[1995]]
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|Dumbledore conjured a tea tray at Hagrid's cabin.
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|[[Peter Pettigrew]]
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|[[24 June]], 1995
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|[[Peter Pettigrew|Pettigrew]] conjured ropes which bound [[Harry Potter]] to [[Tom Riddle Sr.]]'s gravestone, possibly by use of the ''[[Incarcerous]]'' Spell.
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|}
   
 
===[[1995–1996 school year]]===
 
===[[1995–1996 school year]]===
*On [[12 August]], [[1995]], [[Albus Dumbledore]] conjured two armchairs (for himself and [[Mrs. Figg]]) during the [[Disciplinary hearing of Harry Potter|disciplinary hearing of Harry Potter]].
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*In 1996, [[Arthur Weasley]] conjured a number of chairs for his [[Weasley family|family]] and friends while they were visiting him in [[St Mungo's Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries|St Mungo&apos;s Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries]].
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*On [[17 June]], [[1996]], [[Dolores Umbridge]] conjured ropes which bound [[Magorian]] the [[Centaur]], after she insulted them in the [[Forbidden Forest]], by use of the [[Incarcerous]] [[Spell]].
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*On 17 June, 1996, [[Hermione Granger]] conjured a fiery rope to mark the doors in the [[Department of Mysteries]] by use of the ''[[Flagrate]]'' [[Spell]].
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*On 17 June, 1996, during the [[Duel in the Ministry Atrium]], [[Albus Dumbledore]] conjured a fiery rope which he sent at [[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]] by use of the ''[[Flagrate]]'' [[Spell]].
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*On 17 June, 1996, during the duel in the Ministry Atrium, Lord Voldemort conjured a [[silver shield]] to block one of Albus Dumbledore&apos;s spells.
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|[[Albus Dumbledore]]
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|[[12 August]], [[1995]]
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|[[Albus Dumbledore|Dumbledore]] conjured two armchairs (for himself and [[Mrs. Figg]]) during the [[disciplinary hearing of Harry Potter]].
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|[[Arthur Weasley]]
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|January, 1996
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|[[Arthur Weasley|Mr. Weasley]] conjured a number of chairs for his [[Weasley family|family]] and friends while they were visiting him in [[St Mungo's Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries]].
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|[[Dolores Umbridge]]
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|[[17 June]], [[1996]]
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|[[Dolores Umbridge|Umbridge]] conjured ropes which bound [[Magorian]] the [[Centaur]], after she insulted them in the [[Forbidden Forest]], by use of the ''[[Incarcerous]]'' [[Spell]].
   
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|[[Hermione Granger]]
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|17 June 1996
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|[[Hermione Granger|Hermione conjured]] a fiery rope to mark the doors in the [[Department of Mysteries]] by use of the ''[[Flagrate]]'' Spell.
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|[[Albus Dumbledore]]
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|17 June 1996
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|During the [[Duel in the Ministry Atrium]],[[Albus Dumbledore| Dumbledore]] conjured a fiery rope which he sent at [[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]] by use of the ''[[Flagrate]]'' Spell.
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|-
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|[[Lord Voldemort]]
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|17 June 1996
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|During the duel in the Ministry Atrium, Lord Voldemort conjured a [[silver shield]] to block one of Albus Dumbledore's spells.
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===[[1996–1997 school year]]===
 
===[[1996–1997 school year]]===
*In 1996, [[Hermione Granger]] conjured a flock of canaries to keep herself company, by use of the ''[[Avis]]'' [[Spell]].
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*In [[June]], [[1997]], [[Albus Dumbledore]] conjured a goblet to drink the [[Drink of Despair|Emerald Green Potion]] in the [[Horcrux cave]].
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*In June, 1997, [[Harry Potter]] conjured water to give Albus Dumbledore in the Horcrux Cave by use of the [[Aguamenti Charm]], however, the water disappeared due to a protective curse.
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*In June, 1997, during the [[Battle of the Astronomy Tower]], [[Harry Potter]] conjured ropes which bound an [[Inferius]] in the Horcrux Cave, by use of the ''[[Incarcerous]]'' [[Spell]].
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*In June, 1997, during the [[Battle of the Astronomy Tower]], [[Thorfinn Rowle]] conjured flames to set [[Rubeus Hagrid's cabin|Rubeus Hagrid&apos;s cabin]] on fire by use of the ''[[Fire-Making Spell|Incendio]]'' [[Spell]].
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*In June, 1997, during the Battle of the Astronomy Tower, [[Harry Potter]] conjured ropes in a failed attempt to stop [[Severus Snape]] fleeing from [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry|Hogwarts]] by use of the ''[[Incarcerous]]'' [[Spell]].
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*In June, 1997, Harry Potter and [[Rubeus Hagrid]] conjured water by use of the [[Aguamenti Charm]] to douse the fire which Thorfinn Rowle had created.
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|[[Hermione Granger]]
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|December, 1996
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|[[Hermione Granger|Hermione]] conjured a flock of canaries to keep herself company, by use of the ''[[Avis]]'' Spell.
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|[[Albus Dumbledore]]
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|[[June|30 June]], [[1997]]
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|[[Albus Dumbledore|Dumbledore]] conjured a goblet to drink the [[Drink of Despair|Emerald Green Potion]] in the [[Horcrux cave]].
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| colspan="1" rowspan="3"|[[Harry Potter]]
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| colspan="1" rowspan="3"|30 June, 1997
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|[[Harry Potter|Harry conjured]] water to give Albus Dumbledore in the Horcrux Cave by use of the ''[[Aguamenti]]'' Charm, however, the water disappeared due to a protective curse.
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|-
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|During the [[Battle of the Astronomy Tower]], [[Harry Potter|Harry]] conjured ropes which bound an [[Inferius]] in the Horcrux Cave, by use of the ''[[Incarcerous]]'' Spell.
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|-
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|Also during the Battle of the Astronomy Tower, [[Harry Potter|Harry]] conjured ropes in a failed attempt to stop [[Severus Snape]] fleeing from [[Hogwarts School_of_Witchcraft_and_Wizardry|Hogwarts]] by use of the ''[[Incarcerous]]'' Spell
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|[[Thorfinn Rowle]]
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|30 June, 1997
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|During the [[Battle of the Astronomy Tower]], [[Thorfinn Rowle|Rowle]] conjured flames to set [[Rubeus Hagrid's cabin]] on fire by use of the ''[[Fire-Making Spell|Incendio]]'' Spell.
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|-
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|Harry Potter and [[Rubeus Hagrid]]
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|30 June, 1997
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|Harry and [[Rubeus Hagrid|Hagrid]] conjured water by use of the ''[[Aguamenti]]'' Charm to douse the fire which Thorfinn Rowle had created.
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===[[1997–1998 school year]]===
 
===[[1997–1998 school year]]===
*On [[31 July]], [[1997]], [[Hermione Granger]] conjured purple and gold streamers to decorate [[Harry Potter's seventeenth birthday party]].
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*On [[1 August]], [[1997]], during the [[Luchino Caffe Duel]], [[Antonin Dolohov]] conjured ropes which bound Ron Weasley, possibly by use of the [[Incarcerous]] [[Spell]].
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*In 1997, while interrogating [[Mundungus Fletcher]], Harry Potter accidentally set his eyebrows on fire. [[Hermione Granger]] conjured water to put the fire out by use of the [[Aguamenti Charm]].
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*In 1997, Hermione Granger conjured a duplicate of [[Salazar Slytherin's Locket]] by use of the ''[[Geminio]]'' curse.
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*In 1997 and [[1998]], Hermione Granger conjured [[Bluebell flames]] in order to keep warm and to cook with.
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*On [[24 December]], [[1997]], when visiting the graves of [[Lily Evans|Lily]] and [[James Potter I|James Potter]] at the [[Godric's Hollow graveyard]], Hermione Granger [[Nonverbal spell|non-verbally]] conjured a wreath of [[Christmas]] roses to place on them, possibly by use of the ''[[Orchideous]]'' [[Spell]].
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*During the [[Battle of Hogwarts]] in [[1998]], [[Harry Potter]] tried to douse [[Vincent Crabbe]]'s [[Fiendfyre]] curse with the [[Aguamenti Charm]], to ill effect.
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|[[Hermione Granger]]
*During the Battle of Hogwarts in 1998, Hermione Granger conjured a crystal flask to hold Severus Snape's memory.
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|[[31 July]], [[1997]]
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|[[Hermione Granger|Hermione]] conjured purple and gold streamers to decorate [[Harry Potter's seventeenth birthday party]].
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|[[Antonin Dolohov]]
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|[[1 August]], [[1997]]
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|During the [[Luchino Caffe Duel]],[[Antonin Dolohov| Dolohov]] conjured ropes which bound Ron Weasley, possibly by use of the ''[[Incarcerous]]'' Spell.
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|Hermione Granger
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|August, 1997
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|While interrogating [[Mundungus Fletcher|Mundungus]], Harry Potter accidentally set his eyebrows on fire. [[Hermione Granger]] conjured water to put the fire out by use of the ''[[Aguamenti]]'' Charm.
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|Hermione Granger
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|2 September, 1997
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|Hermione conjured a duplicate of [[Salazar Slytherin's Locket]] by use of the ''[[Geminio]]'' curse.
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|Hermione Granger
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|1997/[[1998]]
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|Hermione conjured [[Bluebell flames]] in order to keep warm and to cook with.
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|Hermione Granger
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|[[24 December]], [[1997]]
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|When visiting the graves of [[Lily Evans|Lily]] and [[James Potter I|James Potter]] at the [[Godric's Hollow graveyard]], Hermione [[Nonverbal spell|non-verbally]] conjured a wreath of [[Christmas]] roses to place on them.
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|-
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|[[Harry Potter]]
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|[[2 May]], [[1998]]
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|During the [[Battle of Hogwarts]], [[Harry Potter|Harry]] tried to douse [[Vincent Crabbe]]'s [[Fiendfyre]] curse with the ''[[Aguamenti]]'' Charm, to ill effect.
   
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|Hermione Granger
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|2 May, 1998
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|Hermione conjured a crystal flask to hold Severus Snape's memory.
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|}
 
==Known Conjuration spells==
 
==Known Conjuration spells==
*''[[Aguamenti Charm|Aguamenti]]'': Conjures a jet of clear water, similar to ''Aqua Eructo''.
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*[[Arrow-shooting spell]]: Conjures and fires a group of arrows.
*''[[Arrow-shooting spell]]'': Conjures and fires a group of arrows.
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*[[Aqua Eructo Charm]] (''Aqua Eructo''): Conjures a jet of clear water, similar to ''Aguamenti''.
*''[[Aqua Eructo]]'': Conjures a jet of clear water, similar to ''Aguamenti''.
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*[[Avis|Bird-Conjuring Spell ]]''(Avis)'': Conjures a flock of birds.
*''[[Avis]]'': Conjures a flock of birds.
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*[[Bluebell Flames]]: Conjures blue flames.
*''[[Bluebell Flames]]'': Conjures blue flames.
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*[[Bridge-conjuring spell|Bridge-Conjuring spell]]: Conjures a bridge
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*[[Butterfly-conjuring spell|Butterfly-Conjuring spell]]: Conjures butterflies
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*[[Ecto Spell]] (''Ectomatic''): conjures [[ectoplasm ]]
 
*''[[Ferula]]'': Conjures a wooden rod and bandages.
 
*''[[Ferula]]'': Conjures a wooden rod and bandages.
*''[[Fiendfyre]]'': Conjures cursed fire.
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*[[Fiendfyre]]: Conjures cursed fire.
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*[[Fire-Making Spell]] ''(Incendio)'': Conjures a jet of flame
 
*''[[Flagrate]]'': Conjures a fiery rope.
 
*''[[Flagrate]]'': Conjures a fiery rope.
*''[[Fountain of Wine]]'': Conjures wine.
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*[[Fountain of Wine]]: Conjures wine.
*''[[Geminio]]'': Conjures a duplicate of target object.
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*[[Gemino Curse ]](''Geminio''): Conjures a duplicate of target object.
*''[[Inanimatus Conjurus Spell]]'': Possibly conjures an object.
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*[[Inanimatus Conjurus Spell]]: Possibly conjures an object.
 
*''[[Incarcerous]]'': Conjures ropes.
 
*''[[Incarcerous]]'': Conjures ropes.
*''[[Fire-Making Spell|Incendio]]'': Conjures flames.
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*[[Leek Jinx]]: Conjures leeks from the victim's ears.
*''[[Leek Jinx]]'': Conjures leeks from the victim&apos;s ears.
 
 
*''[[Orchideous]]'': Conjures flowers.
 
*''[[Orchideous]]'': Conjures flowers.
*''[[Sardine Hex]]'': Conjures [[sardine]]s from the victim&apos;s nose.
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*[[Sardine Hex]]: Conjures [[sardine]]s from the victim's nose.
*''[[Serpensortia]]'': Conjures a [[snake]].
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*[[Snake Summons Spell]] (''Serpensortia)'': Conjures a [[snake]].
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*[[Water-Making Spell]] (''Aguamenti)'': Conjures a jet of clear water, similar to ''Aqua Eructo''.
   
==Known practitioners==
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==Practitioners==
*[[Albus Dumbledore]]
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*[[Antonin Dolohov]]
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*[[Appleby Arrows]] supporters
 
*[[Appleby Arrows]] supporters
*[[Arthur Weasley]]
 
*[[Cho Chang]]
 
*[[Dolores Umbridge]]
 
*[[Draco Malfoy]]
 
*[[Pomona Sprout]]
 
*[[Filius Flitwick]]
 
*[[Fleur Delacour]]
 
*[[Harry Potter]]
 
*[[Hermione Granger]]
 
*[[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]]
 
*[[Garrick Ollivander|Mr. Ollivander]]
 
*[[Peter Pettigrew]]
 
*[[Quirinus Quirrell]]
 
*[[Remus Lupin]]
 
*[[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]]
 
*[[Rubeus Hagrid]]
 
*[[Thorfinn Rowle]]
 
*[[Severus Snape]]
 
*[[Minerva McGonagall]]
 
   
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==
*J.K. Rowling has said that items conjured from thin air tend not to last long. <ref> http://www.accio-quote.org/articles/2000/0700-swns-alfie.htm </ref>
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*J.K. Rowling has said that items conjured from thin air tend not to last long.<ref>http://www.accio-quote.org/articles/2000/0700-swns-alfie.htm</ref>
[[File:Frog-rabbit mutation.png|thumb|200px|A frog-rabbit hybrid]]
 
*If Conjuration is not performed correctly, mistakes such as [[frog]]-[[rabbit]] hybrids can occur, explainable by the [[Principle of Artificianimate Quasi-Dominance]].
 
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
*''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone|Harry Potter and the Philosopher&apos;s Stone]]''
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]''
*''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (film)|Harry Potter and the Philosopher&apos;s Stone (film)]]''
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (film)]]''
*''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (video game)|Harry Potter and the Philosopher&apos;s Stone (video game)]]''
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (video game)]]''
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets]]''
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets]]''
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (film)]]''
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (film)]]''

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Conjuration
Class information
Professor
Required textbooks

A Guide to Advanced Transfiguration

Required equipment

Wand

"Quirrell snapped his fingers. Ropes sprang out of thin air and wrapped themselves tightly around Harry"
Quirinus Quirrell conjures ropes[src]

Conjuration is an advanced form and branch of Transfiguration, some of the most complex magic taught at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Conjurations are distinguished from the other branches of Transfiguration by their ability to transfigure the desired object from 'thin air'.

Conjuration is more than difficult than Transformation, Switching, and Vanishment. The only form of Transfiguration exceeds Conjuration in difficulty is Human Transfiguration.

NatureEdit

" [...] these are easier than Conjuring Spells, which you would not usually attempt until N.E.W.T level"
Professor McGonagall to her fifth year class[src]

Since Conjuration is an advanced form of Transfiguration, most are N.E.W.T.-level, taught to sixth years and above at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry,[1] although some conjurations are simpler and are taught to younger students. Some conjurations taught are the Water-Making Spell (Aguamenti) and the Bird-Conjuring Charm (Avis). There are limits as to what can be conjured, however; according to Gamp's Law of Elemental Transfiguration, food cannot be conjured. Food can be summoned and transfigured but, never conjured.

DangersEdit

Frog-rabbit mutation

A frog-rabbit hybrid.

Many things can go wrong when attempting to conjure something from nothing, especially in the case of living creatures. If Conjuration is not performed exactly right or if the caster is simply messing around with Conjuring Spells, mistakes such as frog-rabbit hybrids can occur. The hybrids in question can be explainable by the magical law Principle of Artificianimate Quasi-Dominance. Things such as severed heads and indeterminate stumps can also occur, when the conjuration isn't exactly right, as well.

Miranda Goshawk, has written entries in the Standard Book of Spells series about the dangers of poor conjuration.

Known instances of Conjuration Edit

"However, these brothers were learned in the magical arts, and so they simply waved their wands and made a bridge appear across the treacherous water."
The Tales of Beedle the Bard[src]
Caster(s) Date Notes
The Three Brothers Unknown In the Tales of Beedle the Bard, the three brothers conjured a bridge to get across a river.
Appleby Arrows supporters pre 1894 Appleby Arrows supporters used to fire arrows onto the Quidditch pitch to support their team by use of the Arrow-shooting spell, however, the spell was banned in 1894 when referee Nugent Potts was pierced through the nose with a stray arrow.
Unknown 1940s Some time during his time at Hogwarts, Rubeus Hagrid was the victim of a Sardine Hex.

1991–1992 school yearEdit

Caster(s) Date Notes
Rubeus Hagrid 31 July, 1991 Hagrid conjured flames and lit a fire in the Hut-on-the-Rock by use of the Incendio spell.
Hermione Granger 1991–1992 school year Hermione conjured Bluebell flames to keep herself, Ron Weasley and Harry Potter warm during the winter months, as well as setting Severus Snape's robes on fire and to fend off the Devil's Snare which was attacking them.
Filius Flitwick 1991 Professor Flitwick conjured gold bubbles for Christmas decorations.
Minerva McGonagall 1992 Professor McGonagall may have conjured a chair leg when Neville Longbottom accidentally vanished it.
Quirinus Quirrel 4 June, 1992 Quirrell non-verbally conjured ropes to trap Harry Potter, possibly by use of the Incarcerous Spell.

1992–1993 school yearEdit

Caster(s) Date Notes
Draco Malfoy 1992 During a practice Duel against Harry Potter, Draco Malfoy conjured a snake by use of the Serpensortia Spell.
Minerva McGonagall 1992–1993 school year Professor McGonagall conjured a fan after the attack of Nearly Headless Nick and instructed Ernie Macmillan to "waft" him up to the Hospital wing.
Tom Riddle 1993 The fragment of soul contained in Tom Riddle's Diary non-verbally conjured fiery ropes to spell his name by use of the Flagrate Spell.

1993–1994 school year Edit

Caster(s) Date Notes
Albus Dumbledore 1993 Dumbledore may have conjured a stretcher and then 'magicked' Harry onto it when he fell from his broom in 1993.
Dumbledore conjured hundreds of purple sleeping bags for students who were taking refuge in the Great Hall after Sirius Black's break-in to Hogwarts
Unknown 1994 A Leek Jinx was cast on a Fourth year Gryffindor and a Sixth year Slytherin.
Remus Lupin 6 June, 1994 Remus conjured a wooden rod and bandages to help support Ron Weasley's broken leg by use of the Ferula charm.
Remus also conjured ropes to bind and gag Peter Pettigrew, by use of the Incarcerous Spell
Severus Snape 6 June, 1994 Snape conjured ropes to bind and gag Remus Lupin in the Shrieking Shack, by use of the Incarcerous Spell
Sirius Black 6 June, 1994 Sirius conjured shackles to bind Peter Pettigrew to Remus Lupin and Ron Weasley.

1994–1995 school yearEdit

Caster(s) Date Notes
Arthur Weasley August, 1994 Mr. Weasley conjured flames and lit a fire in the Dursley's fireplace by use of the Incendio Spell.
Bill and Charlie Weasley August, 1994 While having dinner outside at the Burrow Bill and Charlie Weasley conjured table cloths for the tables.
Mr. Ollivander 1994 During the Wand Weighing ceremony, Mr. Ollivander conjured wine to test Harry Potter's wand by use of the Fountain of Wine Spell.
During the Wand Weighing ceremony in, Mr. Ollivander conjured a flock of birds to test Viktor Krum's wand by use of the Avis Spell.
Also during the Wand Weighing ceremony, Mr. Ollivander also conjured flowers to test Fleur Delacour's wand by use of the Orchideous Spell.
Beauxbatons Academy of Magic September, 1994 the Triwizard Tournament delegation from Beauxbatons Academy of Magic conjured butterflies upon their arrival at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
Fleur Delacour 24 November, 1994 Fleur conjured water during the First Task of the Triwizard Tournament, by use of the Aguamenti Charm
Albus Dumbledore 1995 Dumbledore conjured a tea tray at Hagrid's cabin.
Peter Pettigrew 24 June, 1995 Pettigrew conjured ropes which bound Harry Potter to Tom Riddle Sr.'s gravestone, possibly by use of the Incarcerous Spell.

1995–1996 school yearEdit

Caster(s) Date Notes
Albus Dumbledore 12 August, 1995 Dumbledore conjured two armchairs (for himself and Mrs. Figg) during the disciplinary hearing of Harry Potter.
Arthur Weasley January, 1996 Mr. Weasley conjured a number of chairs for his family and friends while they were visiting him in St Mungo's Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries.
Dolores Umbridge 17 June, 1996 Umbridge conjured ropes which bound Magorian the Centaur, after she insulted them in the Forbidden Forest, by use of the Incarcerous Spell.
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Hermione Granger 17 June 1996 Hermione conjured a fiery rope to mark the doors in the Department of Mysteries by use of the Flagrate Spell.
Albus Dumbledore 17 June 1996 During the Duel in the Ministry Atrium, Dumbledore conjured a fiery rope which he sent at Lord Voldemort by use of the Flagrate Spell.
Lord Voldemort 17 June 1996 During the duel in the Ministry Atrium, Lord Voldemort conjured a silver shield to block one of Albus Dumbledore's spells.

1996–1997 school yearEdit

Caster(s) Date Notes
Hermione Granger December, 1996 Hermione conjured a flock of canaries to keep herself company, by use of the Avis Spell.
Albus Dumbledore 30 June, 1997 Dumbledore conjured a goblet to drink the Emerald Green Potion in the Horcrux cave.
Harry Potter 30 June, 1997 Harry conjured water to give Albus Dumbledore in the Horcrux Cave by use of the Aguamenti Charm, however, the water disappeared due to a protective curse.
During the Battle of the Astronomy Tower, Harry conjured ropes which bound an Inferius in the Horcrux Cave, by use of the Incarcerous Spell.
Also during the Battle of the Astronomy Tower, Harry conjured ropes in a failed attempt to stop Severus Snape fleeing from Hogwarts by use of the Incarcerous Spell
Thorfinn Rowle 30 June, 1997 During the Battle of the Astronomy Tower, Rowle conjured flames to set Rubeus Hagrid's cabin on fire by use of the Incendio Spell.
Harry Potter and Rubeus Hagrid 30 June, 1997 Harry and Hagrid conjured water by use of the Aguamenti Charm to douse the fire which Thorfinn Rowle had created.

1997–1998 school yearEdit

Caster(s) Date Notes
Hermione Granger 31 July, 1997 Hermione conjured purple and gold streamers to decorate Harry Potter's seventeenth birthday party.
Antonin Dolohov 1 August, 1997 During the Luchino Caffe Duel, Dolohov conjured ropes which bound Ron Weasley, possibly by use of the Incarcerous Spell.
Hermione Granger August, 1997 While interrogating Mundungus, Harry Potter accidentally set his eyebrows on fire. Hermione Granger conjured water to put the fire out by use of the Aguamenti Charm.
Hermione Granger 2 September, 1997 Hermione conjured a duplicate of Salazar Slytherin's Locket by use of the Geminio curse.
Hermione Granger 1997/1998 Hermione conjured Bluebell flames in order to keep warm and to cook with.
Hermione Granger 24 December, 1997 When visiting the graves of Lily and James Potter at the Godric's Hollow graveyard, Hermione non-verbally conjured a wreath of Christmas roses to place on them.
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Harry Potter 2 May, 1998 During the Battle of Hogwarts, Harry tried to douse Vincent Crabbe's Fiendfyre curse with the Aguamenti Charm, to ill effect.
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Hermione Granger 2 May, 1998 Hermione conjured a crystal flask to hold Severus Snape's memory.

Known Conjuration spellsEdit

PractitionersEdit

Behind the scenesEdit

  • J.K. Rowling has said that items conjured from thin air tend not to last long.[11]

AppearancesEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit


Transfiguration (class)
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Professors: Albus Dumbledore · Minerva McGonagall
Textbooks: A Beginner's Guide to Transfiguration · Intermediate Transfiguration · A Guide to Advanced Transfiguration
Known practitioners: Emeric Switch · Circe · Falco Aesalon · Mirabella Plunkett · Thaddeus Thurkell ·
Transfiguration spells studied at Hogwarts: Chair to cat · Match to needle · Snail to Teapot · Teacup to Rat · Switching Spell · Transforming Spell · Avifors Spell · Mice to Snuffboxes · Beetle Buttons · Rabbit Slippers · Vera Verto · Teapot to tortoise · Draconifors Spell · Lapifors Spell · Vanishing Spell · Owl to opera glasses · Guinea fowl to guinea pig · Hedgehog to pincushion · Small Child to Rat · Meddling Man to Monkey · Crinus Muto
Branches of Transfiguration: Transformation · Vanishment · Conjuration · Untransfiguration

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