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{{Spell infobox
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|name=''Deprimo''
|incantation=''Deprimo'' (DEE-PRIH-moh)
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|incantation=''Deprimo''<br/>(DEE-PRIH-moh)
 
|type=[[Charm]]
 
|type=[[Charm]]
 
|hand=Point wand at ground
 
|hand=Point wand at ground
|effect=Forces a target to the ground.}}
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|light=None
'''Deprimo''' is a [[charm]] which places immense downward pressure upon a target, which may cause the target to fracture.
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|effect=Blasts holes
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[[Hermione Granger]] used this spell in [[1998]] to facilitate the [[Ambush at the Lovegood House|escape]] of [[Harry Potter]], and [[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]], and herself from the [[Lovegood House]]. She blasted through a floor so that she, Harry, and Ron fell through, and then [[Apparition|Disapparated]] them in the air.
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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}}
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'''''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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==Practicioners==
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*[[Hermione Granger]]
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
The incantation for this spell is most likely derived from the Latin ''deprimo'', meaning "I press down" or "dig deep"
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The [[incantation]] is [[Latin]], meaning "''dig deep''" or "''press down''".
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==Behind the scenes==
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*This may be related to the [[Gouging Spell]], which also blasts holes into things.
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*Based on the etymology, it would appear this [[charm]] was meant to force a thing downwards rather than blasting holes.
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
*''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]''
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]'' {{1st}}
 
 
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[[Category:Charms]]
 
[[Category:Charms]]

Revision as of 15:11, January 26, 2013

Deprimo
Incantation

Deprimo
(DEE-PRIH-moh)

Type

Charm

Hand Movement

Point wand at ground

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 an entire floor in a matter of seconds.

Practicioners

Etymology

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

Behind the scenes

  • 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.

Appearances

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