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Eradication Spell
Incantation

Deletrius[1]
(de-LEE-tree-us)

Type

Charm[2]

Light

None[1]

Effect

Disintegration[2]

"'Deletrius!' Mr Diggory shouted, and the smoky skull vanished in a wisp of smoke."
—Descrption[src]

The Eradication Spell[3] (Deletrius) is the incantation for a spell used to disintegrate a target.[2] It can also be used to erase the shadow of the last spell performed by a wand.[1]

History

On the 25 August, 1994 after the Quidditch World Cup, during the Reappearance of the Dark Mark Amos Diggory used this spell to erase the ghost image of the Dark Mark he had caused to be emitted from Harry Potter's wand.

Known practicioners

Etymology

Latin verb delere meaning to destroy, from which the English word "delete" is derived, meaning to remove.

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