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Muggle-Repelling Charm
Incantation

Repello Muggletum[1]
(ruh-PEL-oh MUH-guhl-tuhm)

Type

Charm[1]

Hand Movement

Raise wand[1]

Light

None (haze)[1]

Effect

Repels Muggles[1]

"Muggle-Repelling Charms on every inch of it. Every time Muggles have got anywhere near here all year, they've suddenly remembered urgent appointments and had to dash away again."
Arthur Weasley[src]

The Muggle-Repelling Charm[2] (Repello Muggletum[1]) was a charm that repelled Muggles from an area.

Effects

Uses

Behind the scenes

  • Tom Riddle tells Hagrid that Myrtle's parents will be arriving at Hogwarts to collect their daughter's body; as they are Muggles, this should not be possible. However, the charm may have been lifted for the event, or Tom may have been lying.
  • Sirius says his father Orion Black put every protection known to wizardkind on 12 Grimmauld Place, and since Muggles cannot approach or enter it, it is possible this was among those spells.
  • Muggles can see neither the Leaky Cauldron nor St Mungo's Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries; this may therefore be placed on both locations.

Appearances

Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Chapter 14 (The Thief)
  2. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Chapter 15 (The Goblin's Revenge)
  3. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - Chapter 8 (The Quidditch World Cup)
  4. Template:GF - Chapter 11 (Aboard the Hogwarts Express)
  5. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Chapter 27 (The Final Hiding Place)

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