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Flame-Freezing Charm
Type

Charm

Hand Movement

Wave wand above one's head[1]

Light

White[1]

Effect

Turns fire unharmful

The Flame-Freezing Charm (incantation unknown) was a charm that changed the effects of a fire so that instead of burning, it felt like a warm summer breeze. The subject would usually feel a gentle tickling sensation.

Known uses

Caster(s) Date Notes
Wizards and witches of medieval times medieval times They used this spell when they were persecuted by Muggles to save themselves from being harmed when they were burned at the stake during witch-hunts. They feigned screaming in pain; some even making a game out of it. In particular, Wendelin the Weird enjoyed the sensation of the charmed flames so much that she allowed herself to get caught and burned at least forty-seven times in varying disguises.
An actor playing Crapaud Unknown A wizard in "an ill-fated" act of Malecrit's Alas, I've Transfigured My Feet used this to protect himself from engulfing flames whilst delivering the play's final, rousing speech.[1]
Albus Dumbledore 1938 Dumbledore possibly used this spell combined with Incendio on the wardrobe of Tom Riddle to prove that he was a wizard.

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