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The '''Flame-Freezing Charm''' is a [[Charm]] that changes the effects of a fire, so that instead of burning, it feels like a warm summer breeze. The caster may feel a gentle tickling sensation. The incantation for this spell is unknown, but it does have a [[Nonverbal spell|nonverbal form]].
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The '''Flame-Freezing Charm''' is a [[Charm]] that changes the effects of a fire, so that instead of burning, it feels like a warm summer breeze. The caster may feel a gentle tickling sensation.
   
 
==Known uses==
 
==Known uses==
*[[Wizards|Wizards and witches]] of [[Wikipedia:Medieval|Medieval Times]] used this spell when they were persecuted by [[Muggle]]s 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. During the starting of [http://harrypotter.wikia.com/wiki/Harry_Potter_and_the_Prisoner_of_Azkaban Prisoner of Azkaban] , Harry wrote an essay about [[Wendelin the Weird]], whom 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.
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*[[Wizardkind|Wizards and witches]] of [[Wikipedia:Medieval|medieval times]] used this spell when they were persecuted by [[Muggle]]s 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.
 
*[[Albus Dumbledore]] possibly used this spell combined with ''[[Fire-Making Spell|Incendio]]'' on the wardrobe of [[Tom Riddle]] in [[1930s|1938]] to prove that he was a [[Wizards|wizard]].
 
*[[Albus Dumbledore]] possibly used this spell combined with ''[[Fire-Making Spell|Incendio]]'' on the wardrobe of [[Tom Riddle]] in [[1930s|1938]] to prove that he was a [[Wizards|wizard]].
 
[[File:Tom-Dumbledore.JPG|thumb|left|350px|Dumbledore using the charm in [[1930s|1938]].]]
 
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban]]''
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban]]''
*''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]'' {{Comment|Possibly}}
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]'' {{Possible}}
*''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (film)]]'' {{Comment|Possibly}}
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (film)]]'' {{Possible}}
   
 
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[[fr:Sortilège de Gèle-Flamme]]

Revision as of 17:32, November 5, 2011

Wendelin the Weird
Flame-Freezing Charm
Type

Charm

Effect

Changes effects of fire

The Flame-Freezing Charm is a Charm that changes the effects of a fire, so that instead of burning, it feels like a warm summer breeze. The caster may feel a gentle tickling sensation.

Known uses

  • Wizards and witches of medieval times 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.
  • Albus Dumbledore possibly used this spell combined with Incendio on the wardrobe of Tom Riddle in 1938 to prove that he was a wizard.

Appearances

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