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[[File:HarryCrucio.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Voldemort using the Cruciatus Curse on [[Harry Potter]].]]
 
[[File:HarryCrucio.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Voldemort using the Cruciatus Curse on [[Harry Potter]].]]
 
[[File:AvadaKedavra.jpeg|thumb|right|200px|[[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]] casting the Killing Curse.]]
 
[[File:AvadaKedavra.jpeg|thumb|right|200px|[[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]] casting the Killing Curse.]]
A '''Curse''' is one of the seven known spell types and the worst kind of [[Dark Magic]]<ref name="JK on the definition of various spell types">[http://www.jkrowling.com/textonly/en/extrastuff_view.cfm?id=24 JK on the definition of various spell types]</ref>. Curses are used with the intention of causing [[Cruciatus Curse|harm]], [[Imperius Curse|control]], or even bring [[Killing Curse|death]] to the victim. Like [[hexes]], students are taught them in [[Defence Against the Dark Arts]] for protective purposes.
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A '''Curse''' is one of the seven known spell types and the worst kind of [[Dark Magic]]<ref name="JK on the definition of various spell types">[http://www.jkrowling.com/textonly/en/extrastuff_view.cfm?id=24 JK on the definition of various spell types]</ref>. Curses are used with the intention of causing [[Cruciatus Curse|harm]], [[Imperius Curse|control]], or even [[Killing Curse|death]] to the victim. Like [[hexes]], students don't learn them in school. However, students studying [[Defence Against the Dark Arts]] learn how to deal with them using defensive magic.
   
Most curses can be undone by a [[Counter-curse]].
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Most curses can be blocked by a [[Counter-curse]].
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==List of known curses==
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===A===
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*[[Antonin Dolohov's curse]]
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===B===
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*[[Babbling Curse]]
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*[[Blasting Curse]] (''Confringo'')
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===C===
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*[[Conjunctivitus Curse]]
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*[[Cruciatus Curse]] (''Crucio'')
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*[[Curse of the Bogies]] (''Mucus ad Nauseam'')
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===E===
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*[[Ear-shrivelling curse]]
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*[[Entrail-Expelling Curse]]
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===F===
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*[[File:Fiendfyre.jpg|thumb|280px|Fiendfyre]][[Fiendfyre]]
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*[[Flagrante curse]]
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*[[Full Body-Bind Curse]] (''Petrificus Totalus'')
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===G===
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*[[Gemino Curse]]
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===H===
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*[[Hair Loss Curse]] (''Calvario'')
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===I===
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*[[File:Krumimperius.jpg|thumb|200px|[[Viktor Krum]] under the [[Imperius Curse]].]][[Imperius Curse]] (''Imperio'')
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===J===
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*[[Jelly-Fingers Curse]]
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*[[Jelly-Legs Curse|Jelly-Legs Curse (Locomotor Wibbly)]]
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===K===
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*[[Killing Curse]] (''Avada Kedavra'')
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===L===
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*[[Leg-Locker Curse]] (''Locomotor Mortis'')
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===M===
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*[[Morsmordre]] (curse used to conjure the Dark Mark)
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===R===
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*[[Reductor Curse]] (''Reducto'')
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===S===
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*''[[Sectumsempra]]''
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*''[[Sponge-Knees Curse]]''
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*''[[Slug-Vomiting Charm]]''
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===T===
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*[[Tongue-Tying Curse]]
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===U===
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*[[Unforgivable Curses]] (3)
   
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==

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