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[[File:Flipendo2.jpg|thumb|[[Knockback Jinx]].]]
 
[[File:Flipendo2.jpg|thumb|[[Knockback Jinx]].]]
A '''Jinx''' is one of the seven known [[spell]] types, affiliated with dark magic and distinguished by their negative effects used mostly for the amusement of observers and the minor discomfort of the victim<ref name="JK on the definition of various spell types">[http://www.jkrowling.com/textonly/en/extrastuff_view.cfm?id=24 JK on the definition of various spell types]</ref>. They can also be used in a defensive capacity, and hence students of [[Defence Against the Dark Arts]] learn them.
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A '''Jinx''' is one of the seven known [[spell]] types, affiliated with dark magic and distinguished by their negative effects used mostly for the amusement of observers and the minor discomfort of the victim<ref name="JK on the definition of various spell types">[http://www.jkrowling.com/textonly/en/extrastuff_view.cfm?id=24 JK on the definition of various spell types]</ref>. They can also be used in a defensive capacity, and hence students of [[Defence Against the Dark Arts]] may learn some them.
 
 
Jinx effects can be removed by a [[Counter-jinx]], and they can be prevented by an [[Anti-Jinx]].
 
Jinx effects can be removed by a [[Counter-jinx]], and they can be prevented by an [[Anti-Jinx]].
 
 
==List of Jinxes==
 
==List of Jinxes==
 
 
=== A ===
 
=== A ===
 
*[[Anti-Disapparition Jinx]]
 
*[[Anti-Disapparition Jinx]]
 
 
=== B ===
 
=== B ===
 
*[[Backfiring Jinx]]
 
*[[Backfiring Jinx]]
 
 
=== C ===
 
=== C ===
 
*''[[Cantis]]''
 
*''[[Cantis]]''
 
*[[Cascading Jinx]]
 
*[[Cascading Jinx]]
 
*[[Cracker Jinx]]
 
*[[Cracker Jinx]]
 
 
=== D ===
 
=== D ===
 
*[[Dumbledore's Army parchment jinx]]
 
*[[Dumbledore's Army parchment jinx]]
 
 
=== F ===
 
=== F ===
 
*[[Finger-removing jinx|Finger-removing Jinx]]
 
*[[Finger-removing jinx|Finger-removing Jinx]]
 
 
=== I ===
 
=== I ===
 
*[[Impediment Jinx]] (''Impedimenta'')
 
*[[Impediment Jinx]] (''Impedimenta'')
 
*''[[Inflatus]]''
 
*''[[Inflatus]]''
 
 
=== J ===
 
=== J ===
 
*[[Jelly-Brain Jinx]]
 
*[[Jelly-Brain Jinx]]
 
*[[Jelly-Legs Jinx]]
 
*[[Jelly-Legs Jinx]]
 
*[[Jinx on the post of Defence Against the Dark Arts teacher]]
 
*[[Jinx on the post of Defence Against the Dark Arts teacher]]
 
 
=== K ===
 
=== K ===
 
*[[Knockback Jinx]] (''Flipendo'')
 
*[[Knockback Jinx]] (''Flipendo'')
 
 
=== L ===
 
=== L ===
 
*''[[Langlock]]''
 
*''[[Langlock]]''
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*''[[Levicorpus]]''
 
*''[[Levicorpus]]''
 
*''[[Liberacorpus]]''
 
*''[[Liberacorpus]]''
 
 
=== M ===
 
=== M ===
 
*''[[Melofors]]''
 
*''[[Melofors]]''
 
 
=== O ===
 
=== O ===
 
*''[[Orbis]]''
 
*''[[Orbis]]''
 
 
=== R ===
 
=== R ===
 
*[[Revulsion Jinx]] (''Relashio'')
 
*[[Revulsion Jinx]] (''Relashio'')
 
 
=== S ===
 
=== S ===
 
*[[Stinging Jinx]]
 
*[[Stinging Jinx]]
 
*[[Stretching Jinx]]
 
*[[Stretching Jinx]]
 
 
=== T ===
 
=== T ===
 
*''[[Tarantallegra]]''
 
*''[[Tarantallegra]]''
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===U===
 
===U===
 
*[[Unidentified yellow pus-secreting spell]] (possibly)
 
*[[Unidentified yellow pus-secreting spell]] (possibly)
 
 
=== V ===
 
=== V ===
 
*''[[Ventus]]''
 
*''[[Ventus]]''
 
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
*J.K. Rowling defined jinxes as "''spells whose effects are irritating but amusing."''<ref name="JK on the definition of various spell types"/>
 
*J.K. Rowling defined jinxes as "''spells whose effects are irritating but amusing."''<ref name="JK on the definition of various spell types"/>
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==Appearances==
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (video game)]]'' {{1st}}
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (video game)]]''
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]''
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]''
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]''
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]''
 
==Notes and references==
 
==Notes and references==
 
{{Reflist}}
 
{{Reflist}}

Revision as of 19:14, September 22, 2012

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Knockback Jinx.

A Jinx is one of the seven known spell types, affiliated with dark magic and distinguished by their negative effects used mostly for the amusement of observers and the minor discomfort of the victim[1]. They can also be used in a defensive capacity, and hence students of Defence Against the Dark Arts may learn some them. Jinx effects can be removed by a Counter-jinx, and they can be prevented by an Anti-Jinx.

List of Jinxes

A

B

C

D

F

I

J

K

L

M

O

R

S

T

U

V

Behind the scenes

  • J.K. Rowling defined jinxes as "spells whose effects are irritating but amusing."[1]

Appearances

Notes and references

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