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Incarcerous
Incantation

Incarcerous[1]
(in-KAR-ser-us)[1]

Type

Jinx[1]

Hand Movement

Point wand[1]

Light

None[1]

Effect

Binds target[1]

"Thin cords shot from Lupin's wand this time, and next moment, Pettigrew was wriggling on the floor, bound and gagged."
—Description[src]

Incarcerous is the incantation of a jinx that can be used to bind the victim with ropes[1].

Practitioners

Etymology

The incantation "incarcerous" most likely derives from the Latin word "incarcerus", meaning "to jail" or "to imprison".

Behind the scenes

Appearances

Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix - Chapter 33 (Fight and Flight)
  2. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Chapter 9 (A Place to Hide)
  3. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince - Chapter 26 (The Cave)
  4. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - Chapter 17 (The Man with Two Faces)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban - Chapter 19 (The Servant of Lord Voldemort)

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