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{{Title|''{{PAGENAME}}''}}
 
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{{Spell infobox
 
{{Spell infobox
 
|name=''Herbifors''
 
|name=''Herbifors''
 
|image=[[File:Herbifors.jpg|250px]]
 
|image=[[File:Herbifors.jpg|250px]]
|incantation=''Herbifors''
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|incantation=''Herbifors''<br/>(HERB-i-fors)
 
|type=[[Transfiguration]]
 
|type=[[Transfiguration]]
|hand=
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|hand=Point wand at target
 
|light=Red
 
|light=Red
 
|effect=Produces flowers from head
 
|effect=Produces flowers from head
 
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}}
   
'''''Herbifors''''' is a [[Transforming Spells|transforming spell]] which causes yellow flowers to sprout from the victim's head; it can be bought at [[Wiseacre's Wizarding Equipment]] in [[Diagon Alley]].
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'''''Herbifors''''' is the [[incantation]] of a [[Transforming Spells|transforming spell]] that can be used to force yellow flowers out of the victim's head. It can be bought at [[Wiseacre's Wizarding Equipment]] in [[Diagon Alley]].
   
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
The incantation is a combination of the prefix ''Herb-'' from the English, referring to a type of plant, and the suffix ''-fors'' (a common suffix in transfigurations) from the Latin ''fors'' (meaning "luck, chance") or forma (or simply English form) meaning "form".
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The incantation is a combination of the prefix "''herb-''" from the English, referring to a type of plant, and the [[-fors suffix]].
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==Behind the scenes==
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*It is possible, given the use of the [[-fors suffix]] in the [[incantation]], that this can be used to transform things into flowers.
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==

Latest revision as of 21:34, June 25, 2013

Herbifors
Herbifors
Incantation

Herbifors
(HERB-i-fors)

Type

Transfiguration

Hand Movement

Point wand at target

Light

Red

Effect

Produces flowers from head

Herbifors is the incantation of a transforming spell that can be used to force yellow flowers out of the victim's head. It can be bought at Wiseacre's Wizarding Equipment in Diagon Alley.

EtymologyEdit

The incantation is a combination of the prefix "herb-" from the English, referring to a type of plant, and the -fors suffix.

Behind the scenesEdit

  • It is possible, given the use of the -fors suffix in the incantation, that this can be used to transform things into flowers.

AppearancesEdit

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