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|name=''Deprimo''
 
|name=''Deprimo''
 
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|incantation=''Deprimo''<br/>(DEE-PRIH-moh)
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|incantation=''Deprimo''<br/>(DEE-PRIM-oh)
 
|type=[[Charm]]
 
|type=[[Charm]]
|hand=Point wand at ground
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|hand=Point wand at target
 
|light=None
 
|light=None
 
|effect=Blasts holes
 
|effect=Blasts holes
 
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{{Quote|[[Hermione Granger|She]] had blasted a hole in the [[Lovegood house|sitting-room floor]]. They fell like boulders, [[Harry Potter|Harry]] still holding onto her hand for dear life, there as a scream from below and he glimpsed [[Selwyn|two]] [[Travers|men]] trying to get out of the way as vast quantities of rubble and broken furniture rained all around them from the shattered ceiling.|[[Hermione Granger]]'s use in [[1998]]|Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows}}
 
{{Quote|[[Hermione Granger|She]] had blasted a hole in the [[Lovegood house|sitting-room floor]]. They fell like boulders, [[Harry Potter|Harry]] still holding onto her hand for dear life, there as a scream from below and he glimpsed [[Selwyn|two]] [[Travers|men]] trying to get out of the way as vast quantities of rubble and broken furniture rained all around them from the shattered ceiling.|[[Hermione Granger]]'s use in [[1998]]|Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows}}
'''''Deprimo''''' is a [[charm]] which blasts holes in things; it is strong enough to shatter an entire floor in a matter of seconds.
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'''''Deprimo''''' is a [[charm]] which blasts holes in things; it is strong enough to shatter the floor of an entire room in a matter of seconds.
==Practicioners==
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== History ==
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On [[30 December]], [[1997]] Hermione Granger used this spell to blast a hole through the sitting room floor of the Lovegoods' house, after [[Xenophilius Lovegood|Xenophilius]] informed the Trio about the legend of the [[Deathly Hallows]], then tried to turn them over to the [[Death Eaters]] in order to get back his abducted daughter ([[Luna Lovegood]]). The trio narrowly managed to escape.
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==Known practitioners==
 
*[[Hermione Granger]]
 
*[[Hermione Granger]]
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*[[Harry Potter]]
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*[[Ronald Weasley]]
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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
The [[incantation]] is [[Latin]], meaning "''dig deep''" or "''press down''".
 
The [[incantation]] is [[Latin]], meaning "''dig deep''" or "''press down''".
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==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
*This may be related to the [[Gouging Spell]], which also blasts holes into things.
 
*This may be related to the [[Gouging Spell]], which also blasts holes into things.
 
*Based on the etymology, it would appear this [[charm]] was meant to force a thing downwards rather than blasting holes.
 
*Based on the etymology, it would appear this [[charm]] was meant to force a thing downwards rather than blasting holes.
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==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]'' {{1st}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]'' {{1st}}
 
[[fr:Deprimo]]
 
[[fr:Deprimo]]
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[[pl:Deprimo]]
 
[[Category:Charms]]
 
[[Category:Charms]]
 
[[Category:Spells with Incantations of Latin Origin]]
 
[[Category:Spells with Incantations of Latin Origin]]
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[[Category:Spells of known incantation]]

Latest revision as of 08:42, June 7, 2015

Deprimo
Incantation

Deprimo
(DEE-PRIM-oh)

Type

Charm

Hand Movement

Point wand at target

Light

None

Effect

Blasts holes

"She had blasted a hole in the sitting-room floor. They fell like boulders, Harry still holding onto her hand for dear life, there as a scream from below and he glimpsed two men trying to get out of the way as vast quantities of rubble and broken furniture rained all around them from the shattered ceiling."
Hermione Granger's use in 1998[src]

Deprimo is a charm which blasts holes in things; it is strong enough to shatter the floor of an entire room in a matter of seconds.

History Edit

On 30 December, 1997 Hermione Granger used this spell to blast a hole through the sitting room floor of the Lovegoods' house, after Xenophilius informed the Trio about the legend of the Deathly Hallows, then tried to turn them over to the Death Eaters in order to get back his abducted daughter (Luna Lovegood). The trio narrowly managed to escape.

Known practitionersEdit

EtymologyEdit

The incantation is Latin, meaning "dig deep" or "press down".

Behind the scenesEdit

  • This may be related to the Gouging Spell, which also blasts holes into things.
  • Based on the etymology, it would appear this charm was meant to force a thing downwards rather than blasting holes.

AppearancesEdit

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