- ""Finite Incantatem!" he shouted; Harry's feet stopped dancing, Malfoy stopped laughing and they were able to look up. A haze of greenish smoke was hovering over the scene."
- —The spell's use at the Duelling Club[src]
The General Counter-Spell (Finite or Finite Incantatem) is, as its name indicates, a counter-spell for general use. It may be used in duels or on an entire home, as a precaution before a wizard answers the door. This spell is one of the seven covered in The Standard Book of Spells, Grade 2.
- Harry Potter
- Hermione Granger
- Luna Lovegood
- Nymphadora Tonks
- Remus Lupin
- Severus Snape
From Latin finire, meaning "end", and incantationem, meaning "enchantment".
Behind the scenes
- This spell is included in the Harry Potter: Spells application for the iPhone as a counter-attack spell.
- Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (First appearance)
- Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (film)
- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (video game)
- Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
- Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (film)
- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (Mentioned only)
- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (video game)
- Harry Potter: Spells
Notes and references
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (film)
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - Chapter 11 (The Duelling Club)
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Pottermore
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince - Chapter 8 (Snape Victorious)
- ↑ J. K. Rowling's Official Site (W.O.M.B.A.T.)
- ↑ Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Chapter 31 (The Battle of Hogwarts)
- ↑ Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (film)
- ↑ Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix - Chapter 36 (The Only One He Ever Feared)
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