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'''Fire rope''' is a [[charm]] that creates a fiery rope that can bind a foe. The flame can flow from the wand tip or an external source (e.g. a torch).
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{{Quote|Dumbledore had drawn back his wand and waved it as though brandishing a whip. A long thin flame flew from the tip; it wrapped itself around Voldemort, shield and all.|Description.|Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix}}
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'''Fire rope''' is a [[charm]] that creates a fiery rope that can bind a foe.
 
==History of use==
 
==History of use==
 
*[[Albus Dumbledore]] used this [[charm]] to try and ensnare [[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]] during their [[Duel in the Ministry Atrium]].
 
*[[Albus Dumbledore]] used this [[charm]] to try and ensnare [[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]] during their [[Duel in the Ministry Atrium]].
*[[Minerva McGonagall]] used this spell in [[1998]] during the [[Ousting of Severus Snape]] in an attempt to bind him.
 
 
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==
*This spell was only used in the books, replaced both times in the film series. In [[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (film)|the film adaptation of]] ''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'' [[Albus Dumbledore|Dumbledore]] used a [[Nonverbal spell|non-verbal]] water spell instead (either ''[[Aguamenti Charm|Aguamenti]]'' or ''[[Aqua Eructo]]'', however, the latter is most likely) whereas in [[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2|the film adaptation of]] [[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]], it was replaced by another fire-quality spell.
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*Although it appeared that [[Minerva McGonagall|McGonagall]] had used this, she actually only caused a torch to fly about, not produced a fiery rope from her wand.
*This spell has only ever been used by [[professor]]s of [[Transfiguration]] who later went on to become [[Headmaster|heads]] of [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]] against [[dark wizards|Dark wizards]] (which is somewhat ironic, because the spell is a charm not a transfiguration).
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*In the film, Dumbledore uses a [[Non-verbal spell|nonverbal]] water spell instead of this one.
*Both times this spell was used it was nullified by [[fire to snake]].
 
 
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]''
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]''
*''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]''
 
 
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[[Category:Fire-based magic]]
 
[[Category:Fire-based magic]]

Revision as of 01:09, November 11, 2012

Fire rope
Type

Charm

Hand Movement

Whip-like motion

Light

Fire

Effect

Produces a fiery rope which one can ensnare the target with

"Dumbledore had drawn back his wand and waved it as though brandishing a whip. A long thin flame flew from the tip; it wrapped itself around Voldemort, shield and all."
—Description.[src]

Fire rope is a charm that creates a fiery rope that can bind a foe.

History of use

Behind the scenes

  • Although it appeared that McGonagall had used this, she actually only caused a torch to fly about, not produced a fiery rope from her wand.
  • In the film, Dumbledore uses a nonverbal water spell instead of this one.

Appearances

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