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*The Jelly-Legs Jinx seems to share some similarities with ''[[Tarantallegra]]'', although the effects as described are slightly different; ''Tarantallegra'' makes the victim's legs thrash about uncontrollably, whereas this spell makes their legs shake.
 
*The Jelly-Legs Jinx seems to share some similarities with ''[[Tarantallegra]]'', although the effects as described are slightly different; ''Tarantallegra'' makes the victim's legs thrash about uncontrollably, whereas this spell makes their legs shake.
*In the [[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (video game)|GBC video game adaptation]] of ''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]'', this spell is used to immobilise the opponent.
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*In the [[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (video game)|GBC video game adaptation]] of ''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]'', this spell is used to immobilize the opponent until they are hit with another spell.
*This may ''possibly'' be related to the [[Leg-Locker Curse]].
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*This may ''possibly'' be related to the [[Leg-Locker Curse]].
 
*It is currently unknown whether this is a [[jinx]] or a [[curse]], as it has been referred to as both.
 
*It is currently unknown whether this is a [[jinx]] or a [[curse]], as it has been referred to as both.
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==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]'' {{Comment|Name only}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]'' {{Comment|Name only}}

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LocomotorWibbly
Jelly-Legs Curse
Incantation

Locomotor Wibbly
(LOH-koh-moh-tor WEE-bl-ee)[1]

Type

Curse, Jinx

Hand Movement

Jelly-legs-curse

Light

Red

Effect

Collapse legs[2]

"Jelly-Legs Curse: Point your wand directly at your enemy and shout Locomotor Wibbly!'"
Vindictus Viridian, Curses and Counter-Curses.[src]

The Jelly-Legs Curse, also known as the Jelly-Legs Jinx (Locomotor Wibbly) is a spell that causes the victim's legs to collapse.[1]

Known Uses

Behind the scenes

  • The Jelly-Legs Jinx seems to share some similarities with Tarantallegra, although the effects as described are slightly different; Tarantallegra makes the victim's legs thrash about uncontrollably, whereas this spell makes their legs shake.
  • In the GBC video game adaptation of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, this spell is used to immobilize the opponent until they are hit with another spell.
  • This may possibly be related to the Leg-Locker Curse.
  • It is currently unknown whether this is a jinx or a curse, as it has been referred to as both.

Appearances

Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 Jelly-Legs Jinx practice screen on Pottermore (see this image)
  2. Jelly-Legs Curse described on Pottermore (see this image)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire


Curses and Counter-Curses
Spells included in the book: Full Body-Bind Curse · Leg-Locker Curse · Jelly-Legs Curse · Pimple Jinx · Stickfast Hex · Tickling Hex · Tongue-Tying Curse · Hair Loss Curse

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