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{{Spell infobox
 
{{Spell infobox
|name=Lapifors
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|name=Lapifors Spell
 
|image=[[File:LapiforsB.jpg|250px]]
 
|image=[[File:LapiforsB.jpg|250px]]
|incantation=Lapifors
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|incantation=''Lapifors''<ref name="TCG">''[[Harry Potter Trading Card Game]]''</ref><br/>(LAP-i-fors)<ref name="VG">{{POAVG}}</ref>
|type=[[Transfiguration]]
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|type=[[Transfiguration]]<ref name="VG"/>
|hand=
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|hand=Point [[wand]] at target<ref name="VG"/>
|light=
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|light=Pink<ref name="TCG"/>
|effect=Turns small objects (animate or not) into rabbits
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|effect=Turns target into rabbit<ref name="TCG"/>
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{{Quote|Lapifors, the transformation of a small object into a rabbit|[[Hermione Granger]]|Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (video game)}}
 
{{Quote|Lapifors, the transformation of a small object into a rabbit|[[Hermione Granger]]|Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (video game)}}
'''''Lapifors''''' is a [[Transfiguration]] [[spell]] which turns small objects into rabbits, including rabbit statues, [[salamander]]s and cats.
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The '''Lapifors Spell'''<ref name="VG"/> (''Lapifors''<ref name="TCG"/><ref name="VG"/>) is a [[transfiguration]] [[spell]] that can be used to transform the target into a [[rabbit]]<ref name="TCG"/>; it works best on smaller artefacts such as [[statue]]s, [[salamander]]s<ref name="TCG"/> and [[cat]]s<ref name="VG"/>.
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==History==
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This [[charm]] is learned in the [[third year]] [[Transfiguration (class)|Transfiguration class]] at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]], taught by [[Professor]] [[Minerva McGonagall]]<ref name="VG"/>. She set up an obstacle course to be completed using this and the [[Draconifors Spell]], and one of the questions in the final exam in [[June]] of [[1994]] concerned this [[spell]]<ref name="VG"/>.
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==Effects==
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Once performed, the [[Wizardkind|caster]] has the ability to control the rabbit in question, directing its movements in a similar manner to the ''[[Piertotum Locomotor]]'' [[spell]]<ref name="VG"/>.
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==Practitioners==
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*[[Hermione Granger]]<ref name="VG"/>
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*[[Minerva McGonagall]]<ref name="VG"/>
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*[[Harry Potter]]<ref name="VG2">''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (video game)]]''</ref>
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*[[Ronald Weasley]]<ref name="VG2"/>
   
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
The prefix "Lapi-" from Latin ''lepus'' meaning "hare", and the suffix ''-fors'' (often used in transfiguration spells) is Latin for "good chance, luck, fortune, stroke, wealth, karma", though it may also come from ''forma'' (or simply English form) meaning form.
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From [[Latin]] "''lepus''", meaning "''hare''", with the [[-fors suffix]] attached as with most transforming spells.
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (video game)]]'' {{C|NDS and Game Boy only}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (video game)]]'' {{C|NDS and Game Boy only}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter Trading Card Game]]''
 
*''[[Harry Potter Trading Card Game]]''
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==Notes and references==
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{{Reflist}}
   
 
{{Transfiguration}}
 
{{Transfiguration}}

Latest revision as of 02:07, March 3, 2014

LapiforsB
Lapifors Spell
Incantation

Lapifors[1]
(LAP-i-fors)[2]

Type

Transfiguration[2]

Hand Movement

Point wand at target[2]

Light

Pink[1]

Effect

Turns target into rabbit[1]

"Lapifors, the transformation of a small object into a rabbit"
Hermione Granger[src]

The Lapifors Spell[2] (Lapifors[1][2]) is a transfiguration spell that can be used to transform the target into a rabbit[1]; it works best on smaller artefacts such as statues, salamanders[1] and cats[2].

HistoryEdit

This charm is learned in the third year Transfiguration class at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, taught by Professor Minerva McGonagall[2]. She set up an obstacle course to be completed using this and the Draconifors Spell, and one of the questions in the final exam in June of 1994 concerned this spell[2].

EffectsEdit

Once performed, the caster has the ability to control the rabbit in question, directing its movements in a similar manner to the Piertotum Locomotor spell[2].

PractitionersEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin "lepus", meaning "hare", with the -fors suffix attached as with most transforming spells.

AppearancesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit


Transfiguration (class)
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Professors: Albus Dumbledore · Minerva McGonagall
Textbooks: A Beginner's Guide to Transfiguration · Intermediate Transfiguration · A Guide to Advanced Transfiguration
Known practitioners: Emeric Switch · Circe · Falco Aesalon · Mirabella Plunkett · Thaddeus Thurkell ·
Transfiguration spells studied at Hogwarts: Chair to cat · Match to needle · Snail to Teapot · Teacup to Rat · Switching Spell · Transforming Spell · Avifors Spell · Mice to Snuffboxes · Beetle Buttons · Rabbit Slippers · Vera Verto · Teapot to tortoise · Draconifors Spell · Lapifors Spell · Vanishing Spell · Owl to opera glasses · Guinea fowl to guinea pig · Hedgehog to pincushion · Small Child to Rat · Meddling Man to Monkey · Crinus Muto
Branches of Transfiguration: Transformation · Vanishment · Conjuration · Untransfiguration

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