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|incantation=''Mobilicorpus''<br/>MOW-bill-ee-CORE-pus
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|type=[[Charm]]
 
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|hand=Flick wand at target<ref name="DHF">''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1]]'' (''Chapter 1 - The Dark Lord Ascending'')</ref>
 
|hand=Flick wand at target<ref name="DHF">''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1]]'' (''Chapter 1 - The Dark Lord Ascending'')</ref>
 
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|effect=Levitates and moves bodies
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|effect=Moves people who can't walk<ref name="scholastic">[http://harrypotter.scholastic.com/glossary/ Scholastic Official Site (''Harry Potter'' Glossary)]</ref>
 
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{{Quote|As though invisible strings were tied to Snape's wrists, neck and knees he was pulled into a standing position, head lolling unpleasantly, like a grotesque puppet. He hung a few inches above the ground, his limp feet dangling.|[[Remus Lupin]]'s use on fellow [[Professor]] [[Severus Snape]]|Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban}}
 
{{Quote|As though invisible strings were tied to Snape's wrists, neck and knees he was pulled into a standing position, head lolling unpleasantly, like a grotesque puppet. He hung a few inches above the ground, his limp feet dangling.|[[Remus Lupin]]'s use on fellow [[Professor]] [[Severus Snape]]|Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban}}
'''''Mobilicorpus''''' is a [[spell]] which is used to levitate and move [[human]]s, and hence presumably other animals, given the etymology.
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'''''Mobilicorpus''''' is the incantation to a [[spell]] which is used to move the bodies of those who find themselves unable to walk, regardless of whether or not they are conscious.<ref name="scholastic" /> It may be a variation of the same basic spell ''[[Mobiliarbus]]'' is, linked by a base [[Latin]] word.<ref name="prop">''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (film)]]'' (see [[:File:TheoryofCharmsExam.jpg|this image]])</ref>
==Practicioners==
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*[[Professor]] [[Remus Lupin]]
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== Known uses ==
*[[Professor]] [[Severus Snape]]
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*[[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]]
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! align="center" width="20%" |Caster(s)
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! align="center" width="20%" |Date
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|[[Remus Lupin]]
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| colspan="1" rowspan="2" |[[6 June]], [[1994]]
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|Lupin used this spell to levitate [[Snape]]'s unconscious body for transport back to school from the [[Shrieking Shack]].
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|[[Sirius Black]]
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|Sirius took over the levitation while Lupin covered [[Wormtail]] with his wand, and Sirius didn't seem to be very careful about keeping Snape from bumping into things.
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|[[Lord Voldemort]]
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|[[July]] [[1997]]
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|This could possibly be the spell Lord Voldemort used to levitate the body of [[Charity Burbage]] during a [[Death Eater]] meeting, before murdering her and feeding her body to his snake, [[Nagini]].
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==Known practitioners==
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*[[Remus Lupin]]
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*[[Tom Riddle|Lord Voldemort]] {{c|possibly}}
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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
This [[incantation]] comes from the [[Latin]] words ''mobilis'' (which means "movable") and ''corpus'' (a term meaning "body").
 
This [[incantation]] comes from the [[Latin]] words ''mobilis'' (which means "movable") and ''corpus'' (a term meaning "body").
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==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==
*It is probable, given the similar etymologies (they share the word ''mobilis''), that this [[charm]] and the [[Mobiliarbus]] [[Spell]] are variations of the same basic spell, modified for their purposes.
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*This spell is possibly the spell used by Voldemort to [[Levitation|levitate]] the unconscious body of [[Charity Burbage]] at the [[Meeting at Malfoy Manor]] in ''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]''.
*It is possible, given the lack of record toward the contrary, that the victim must be unconscious in order for the spell to be performed upon them.
 
 
*This spell bears similarities (including the etymology and effects) of the [[Levicorpus]] [[Jinx]].
 
*This spell bears similarities (including the etymology and effects) of the [[Levicorpus]] [[Jinx]].
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==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban]]'' {{1st}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban]]'' {{1st}}
*''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]'' {{C|Not explicitly stated}}
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (film)]]'' {{Mention}}
*''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1]]'' {{C|Not explicitly stated}}
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]'' {{Possible}}
*''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (video game)]]'' {{C|Not explicitly stated}}
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1]]'' {{Possible}}
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (video game)]]'' {{Possible}}
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==Notes and references==
 
==Notes and references==
 
{{Reflist}}
 
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Latest revision as of 11:53, April 3, 2015

Mobilicorpus
Mobilicorpus
Incantation

Mobilicorpus
(MOW-bill-ee-CORE-pus)

Type

Charm

Hand Movement

Flick wand at target[1]

Light

None[1]

Effect

Moves people who can't walk[2]

"As though invisible strings were tied to Snape's wrists, neck and knees he was pulled into a standing position, head lolling unpleasantly, like a grotesque puppet. He hung a few inches above the ground, his limp feet dangling."
Remus Lupin's use on fellow Professor Severus Snape[src]

Mobilicorpus is the incantation to a spell which is used to move the bodies of those who find themselves unable to walk, regardless of whether or not they are conscious.[2] It may be a variation of the same basic spell Mobiliarbus is, linked by a base Latin word.[3]

Known uses Edit

Caster(s) Date Notes
Remus Lupin 6 June, 1994 Lupin used this spell to levitate Snape's unconscious body for transport back to school from the Shrieking Shack.
Sirius Black Sirius took over the levitation while Lupin covered Wormtail with his wand, and Sirius didn't seem to be very careful about keeping Snape from bumping into things.
Lord Voldemort July 1997 This could possibly be the spell Lord Voldemort used to levitate the body of Charity Burbage during a Death Eater meeting, before murdering her and feeding her body to his snake, Nagini.

Known practitionersEdit

EtymologyEdit

This incantation comes from the Latin words mobilis (which means "movable") and corpus (a term meaning "body").

Behind the scenesEdit

AppearancesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

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