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Impervius Charm
Incantation

Impervius[1]
(im-PUR-vee-us)[2]

Type

Charm[1]

Hand Movement

Tap target[1]

Light

None[1]

Effect

Repels water and mist[3]

"There! They'll repel water!"
Hermione[src]

The Impervius Charm[4] (Impervius[4][1]) was a charm that caused an artefact to become waterproof[1] or allow someone better sight in bad weather conditions by preventing the rain from hitting their faces.[4] The charm could also be used to repel mist[3].

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Etymology

The incantation is derived from the English word "impervious", which means "not allowing something to pass through" or "not penetrable".

Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban - Chapter 9 (Grim Defeat)
  2. Scholastic Harry Potter Official Pronunciation Guide
  3. 3.0 3.1 Bloomsbury Glossary: I
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.8 4.9 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix - Chapter 18 (Dumbledore's Army)
  5. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Chapter 26 (Gringotts)

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