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{{Spell infobox
 
{{Spell infobox
 
|name=Erecto
 
|name=Erecto
|image=[[File:Erecto.gif|250px]]
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|image=[[File:Ereto1.gif|250px]]
|incantation=''Erecto''<br/>(ee-RECK-toh)
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|incantation=''Erecto''<br/>(uh-REK-toh)
 
|type=[[Charm]]
 
|type=[[Charm]]
 
|hand=Point wand at target
 
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{{Quote|...''Erecto!''" she added, pointing her wand at the misshapen canvas, which in one fluid motion rose into the air and settled, fully constructed, on to the ground before Harry, out of whose startled hands a tent peg soared, to land with a final thud at the end of a guy rope.|Description.|Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows}}
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{{Quote| ''[...]'' ''"Erecto!"'' she added, pointing her wand at the misshapen canvas, which in one fluid motion rose into the air and settled, fully constructed, on to the ground before Harry, out of whose startled hands a tent peg soared, to land with a final thud at the end of a guy rope.|Description.|Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows}}
'''Erecto''' is a [[spell]] used to set up a stucture of sorts. [[Hermione Granger]], [[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]] and [[Harry Potter]] used this spell to set up a tent for themselves while hunting [[Horcrux]]es in [[1997]] and [[1998]].
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'''''Erecto''''''' ''is a [[spell]] that straightens out the target object and sets it up.
   
==Behind the scenes==
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== History ==
*Erecting a tent is the only known use in the series, but it could presumably be used to erect any structure given that the required materials were present.
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[[Hermione Granger]], [[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]], and [[Harry Potter]] used this spell frequently through out the [[1997-1998 school year]] to set up a tent for themselves while hunting Lord Voldemort's [[Horcrux]]es during the height of the [[Second Wizarding War]].
   
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==Behind the scenes==
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Erecting a tent is the only known use in the series, but it could presumably be used to erect any structure given that the required materials were present.
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
Erectum is past participle of ''erigere'', a Latin verb meaning "to erect".
 
Erectum is past participle of ''erigere'', a Latin verb meaning "to erect".
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (film)]]'' {{Possible}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]'' {{1st}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]'' {{1st}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1]]''
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1]]''
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[[fr:Erigo]]
 
[[fr:Erigo]]
 
[[fi:Pystyty]]
 
[[fi:Pystyty]]
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[[ru:Воздвигнись]]
 
[[Category:Charms]]
 
[[Category:Charms]]
 
[[Category:Spells with Incantations of Latin Origin]]
 
[[Category:Spells with Incantations of Latin Origin]]

Latest revision as of 08:02, February 11, 2015

Ereto1
Erecto
Incantation

Erecto
(uh-REK-toh)

Type

Charm

Hand Movement

Point wand at target

Light

None

Effect

Erects a structure

" [...] "Erecto!" she added, pointing her wand at the misshapen canvas, which in one fluid motion rose into the air and settled, fully constructed, on to the ground before Harry, out of whose startled hands a tent peg soared, to land with a final thud at the end of a guy rope."
—Description.[src]

Erecto'' is a spell that straightens out the target object and sets it up.

History Edit

Hermione Granger, Ron Weasley, and Harry Potter used this spell frequently through out the 1997-1998 school year to set up a tent for themselves while hunting Lord Voldemort's Horcruxes during the height of the Second Wizarding War.

Behind the scenesEdit

Erecting a tent is the only known use in the series, but it could presumably be used to erect any structure given that the required materials were present.

EtymologyEdit

Erectum is past participle of erigere, a Latin verb meaning "to erect".

AppearancesEdit

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