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{{Quote|The Hardening Charm will turn an object into solid stone. This can be surprisingly handy in a tight spot. Of course, most students only seem to use this spell to sabotage their fellow students' schoolbags or to turn a pumpkin pasty to stone just before someone bites into it. It is unwise to try this unworthy trick on any of your teachers.|[[Miranda Goshawk]], ''[[Book of Spells]]''.|Wonderbook: Book of Spells}}
 
{{Quote|The Hardening Charm will turn an object into solid stone. This can be surprisingly handy in a tight spot. Of course, most students only seem to use this spell to sabotage their fellow students' schoolbags or to turn a pumpkin pasty to stone just before someone bites into it. It is unwise to try this unworthy trick on any of your teachers.|[[Miranda Goshawk]], ''[[Book of Spells]]''.|Wonderbook: Book of Spells}}
The '''Hardening Charm'''<ref>[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0JFDVVrqphI First Spells with Wonderbook™: Book of Spells] on YouTube</ref> (''Duro'') is a [[charm]] used to change objects into stone. [[Hermione Granger]] cast the spell at a tapestry during the [[Battle of Hogwarts]], turning it into stone and wounding the two [[Death Eaters]] who were pursuing her, [[Harry Potter]], and [[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]].
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The '''Hardening Charm'''<ref>[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0JFDVVrqphI First Spells with Wonderbook™: Book of Spells] on YouTube</ref> (''Duro'') is a [[charm]] used to change objects into stone.
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==History==
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[[Hermione Granger]] cast the spell at a tapestry during the [[Battle of Hogwarts]], turning it into stone and wounding the two [[Death Eaters]] who were pursuing her, [[Harry Potter]], and [[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]].
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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
''Duro'' is Latin for "I harden" or "I stiffen"; the same term is Portuguese for "hard" or "rough"; it makes sense given J. K. Rowling's relation to the language.
 
''Duro'' is Latin for "I harden" or "I stiffen"; the same term is Portuguese for "hard" or "rough"; it makes sense given J. K. Rowling's relation to the language.
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==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]'' {{1st}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]'' {{1st}}
 
*''[[Wonderbook: Book of Spells]]'' {{1st ID}}
 
*''[[Wonderbook: Book of Spells]]'' {{1st ID}}
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==Notes and references==
 
==Notes and references==
 
{{Reflist}}
 
{{Reflist}}

Latest revision as of 23:17, April 18, 2014

Hardening Charm
Incantation

Duro
(DOO-roh)

Type

Charm

Hand Movement

Duro

Light

None

Effect

Changes objects into solid stone.

"The Hardening Charm will turn an object into solid stone. This can be surprisingly handy in a tight spot. Of course, most students only seem to use this spell to sabotage their fellow students' schoolbags or to turn a pumpkin pasty to stone just before someone bites into it. It is unwise to try this unworthy trick on any of your teachers."
Miranda Goshawk, Book of Spells.[src]

The Hardening Charm[1] (Duro) is a charm used to change objects into stone.

HistoryEdit

Hermione Granger cast the spell at a tapestry during the Battle of Hogwarts, turning it into stone and wounding the two Death Eaters who were pursuing her, Harry Potter, and Ron Weasley.

EtymologyEdit

Duro is Latin for "I harden" or "I stiffen"; the same term is Portuguese for "hard" or "rough"; it makes sense given J. K. Rowling's relation to the language.

AppearancesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

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