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[[Circe]] was fond of using this spell to turn sailors into pigs in ancient [[Greece]].
 
[[Circe]] was fond of using this spell to turn sailors into pigs in ancient [[Greece]].
   
==Known Practitioners==
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==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==
*Hagrid mentions that he tried to turn Dudley into a pig, but supposes that must not have worked because he was already too much like a pig. However, he might simply have been using [[Pigley Dudley|the wrong spell]].
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{{Dialogue a-b-a|Harry Potter|Shut up, Dudley. I'm warning you...|Dudley Dursley|Why should I?|Because if you don't, I'll turn you into the idiot pig you are!|Early lines from the ''Order of the Phoenix'' film||}}
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*In an early script for the [[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (film)|film adaptation]] of ''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'', Harry threatened to use this spell on Dudley once again when Dudley and [[Dudley Dursley's gang|his gang]] tormented Harry near the film's start.<ref>[http://atrossbooks.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/Harry-Potter-and-the-Order-of-the-Phoenix-2nd-draft.pdf ''Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix'' - Second Draft]</ref>
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*Hagrid mentions that he tried to turn Dudley into a pig, but supposes that must not have worked because he was already too much like a pig. However, he might simply have been using [[Pigley Dudley|the wrong spell]]. Alternatively, this is simply another instance of Hagrid's [[magic]] not working fully, due to his [[Rubeus Hagrid's wand|snapped wand]].
   
 
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (video game)]]'' {{FWC}} {{comment|Possibly}}
 
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (film)]]'' {{mention}} {{C|Cut from final film}}
 
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Latest revision as of 19:31, July 6, 2013

Human-to-pig spell
Type

Transfiguration

Light

Violet

Effect

Causes the target to turn into a pig

"Shouldn'ta lost me temper, but it didn't work, anyway. Meant ter turn him into a pig, but I suppose he was so much like a pig anyway there wasn't much left ter do."
Rubeus Hagrid on his attempt to turn Dudley Dursley into a pig[src]

Human to pig was a Transforming spell used to transform a human target into a pig.

Circe was fond of using this spell to turn sailors into pigs in ancient Greece.

Known practitionersEdit

Behind the scenesEdit

Harry Potter: "Shut up, Dudley. I'm warning you..."
Dudley Dursley: "Why should I?"
Harry Potter: "Because if you don't, I'll turn you into the idiot pig you are!"
— Early lines from the Order of the Phoenix film
  • In an early script for the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry threatened to use this spell on Dudley once again when Dudley and his gang tormented Harry near the film's start.[1]
  • Hagrid mentions that he tried to turn Dudley into a pig, but supposes that must not have worked because he was already too much like a pig. However, he might simply have been using the wrong spell. Alternatively, this is simply another instance of Hagrid's magic not working fully, due to his snapped wand.

AppearancesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

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