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Wand-Extinguishing Charm the counter-charm to the Wand-Lighting Charm 

A counter-charm is a spell that acts like a charm but is specifically designed to undo or prevent the effects of an another spell.

Known counter-charms

Counter-charm

Charm countered

Notes

Banishing Charm (Depulso) Summoning Charm (Accio) The Banishinng charm is the counter-charm to the Summoning Charm. As Accio summons objects to the caster, Depulso sends objects away.[1]
Unlocking Charm (Alohomora) Locking Charm (Colloportus) The Unlocking Charm is a charm that unlocks and opens doors and windows[2] that are not protected by magic. It is also able to open doors locked by the Locking Spell.
Wand-Extinguishing Charm (Nox) Wand-Lighting Charm (Lumos) The Wand-Extinguishing Charm is a spell causes the light at the end of the caster's wand to be extinguished. The counter-charm for the Wand-Lighting Charm.
Quietening Charm (Quietus) Amplifying Charm (Sonorus) The Quietening Charm[3] is a charm that can be used to quieten sounds.[4] It is particularly effective in counteracting the Amplifying Charm.[4]
Shrinking Charm (Reducio) Engorgement Charm (Engorgio) The Shrinking Charm[5] is a charm that enables a witch or wizard to decrease the apparent physical size of the target, both internally and externally.[5] It also can act as the counter-spell for the Engorgement Charm, causing the Engorged object to return to its original size.[6]
Counter-charm for hiccoughs Charm to induce hiccoughs This spell was a counter-charm for the magical inducement of hiccoughs. It might be related to the Cheering Charm.
Unknown Annihilare Annihilare is the incantation of a door-opening spell. The topmost cell of the Dark Tower was charmed to resist this spell.[7]
Dunamis Dunamis is the incantation of a door-opening spell. The topmost cell of the Dark Tower was charmed to resist this spell.[8]
Emancipare Emancipare is the incantation of a door-opening spell. The topmost cell of the Dark Tower was charmed to resist this spell.[9]
Liberare Liberare is a door-unlocking charm. One may charm a door to prevent being opened by this charm.[10] The topmost cell of the Dark Tower was charmed to prevent this spell.

Appearances

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