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|name=Hair Loss Curse
 
|image=[[File:Calvorio - Lego.jpg|250px]]
 
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|incantation=''Calvorio'' (CAL-voh-RHI-oh)
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|incantation=''Calvorio''<ref name="LEGO">''[[LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7]]''</ref><br/>(CAL-voh-RHI-oh)<ref name="LEGO"/>
|type=[[Curse]]
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|type=[[Curse]]<ref name="PS5">{{PS}} - Chapter 5 (''Diagon Alley'')</ref>
|effect=Causes victim to lose hair
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|light=Red<ref name="LEGO"/>
The '''Hair-Loss Curse''' (''Calvorio'') is a [[curse]] that causes the victim to lose their hair and/or vanishes their headdress. This curse is covered in ''[[Curses and Counter-Curses]]'', a work by [[Professor]] [[Vindictus Viridian]].
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|effect=Removes victim's hair<ref name="FB">See [https://apps.facebook.com/275387029139628/ this Facebook game]</ref>
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The '''Hair Loss Curse'''<ref name="PS5"/> (''Calvorio''<ref name="LEGO"/>) is a [[curse]] that removes the victim's hair or headdress<ref name="FB"/>.
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This [[spell]] is one of the many topics covered in ''[[Curses and Counter-Curses]]'', a work by [[Professor]] [[Vindictus Viridian]], along with [[Jelly-Legs Curse|Jelly-Legs]] and [[Tongue-Tying Curse|Tongue-Tying]]<ref name="PS5"/>.
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It can be bought at [[Wiseacre's Wizarding Equipment]] in [[Diagon Alley]], along with a number of other spells<ref name="LEGO"/>.
   
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
*Probably derived from the Latin "''calvus''", meaning bald.
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The [[incantation]] is most probably derived from the Latin "''calvus''", meaning "''bald''".
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
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*''[[LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7]]''
 
*''[[LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7]]''
 
*''[[Pottermore]]'' {{Mention}}
 
*''[[Pottermore]]'' {{Mention}}
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==Notes and references==
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{{Reflist}}
   
 
{{Curses and Counter-Curses}}
 
{{Curses and Counter-Curses}}

Latest revision as of 03:05, July 5, 2013

Calvorio - Lego
Hair Loss Curse
Incantation

Calvorio[1]
(CAL-voh-RHI-oh)[1]

Type

Curse[2]

Light

Red[1]

Effect

Removes victim's hair[3]

The Hair Loss Curse[2] (Calvorio[1]) is a curse that removes the victim's hair or headdress[3].

This spell is one of the many topics covered in Curses and Counter-Curses, a work by Professor Vindictus Viridian, along with Jelly-Legs and Tongue-Tying[2].

It can be bought at Wiseacre's Wizarding Equipment in Diagon Alley, along with a number of other spells[1].

EtymologyEdit

The incantation is most probably derived from the Latin "calvus", meaning "bald".

AppearancesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit


Curses and Counter-Curses
Spells included in the book: Full Body-Bind Curse · Leg-Locker Curse · Jelly-Legs Curse · Pimple Jinx · Stickfast Hex · Tickling Hex · Tongue-Tying Curse · Hair Loss Curse

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