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*This may have been the spell [[Minerva McGonagall]] used during the [[Battle of Hogwarts]] to make a number of desks charge at the [[Death Eaters]].
 
*This may have been the spell [[Minerva McGonagall]] used during the [[Battle of Hogwarts]] to make a number of desks charge at the [[Death Eaters]].
 
*This may have been the spell used by Voldemort in the [[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (video game)|video game adaption]] of ''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'' to throw several chairs, tables and other stuff at Dumbledore after using the [[Levitation Charm]] to levitate them.
 
*This may have been the spell used by Voldemort in the [[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (video game)|video game adaption]] of ''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'' to throw several chairs, tables and other stuff at Dumbledore after using the [[Levitation Charm]] to levitate them.
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*This may have been the spell used in the [[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (film)|movie adaptation]] of [[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]] to make the flying keys attack Harry in the second obstacle guarding the [[Philosopher's Stone|stone]].
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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
''Oppugno'' is Latin, meaning "I assault".
 
''Oppugno'' is Latin, meaning "I assault".

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Oppugno Jinx
Incantation

Oppugno
(A-PUG-no)

Type

Curse

Hand Movement

Point wand at victim[1]

Effect

Directs an attack

"Harry spun around to see Hermione pointing her wand at Ron, her expression wild: The little flock of birds was speeding like a hail of fat golden bullets toward Ron, who yelped and covered his face with his hands, but the birds attacked, pecking and clawing at every bit of flesh they could reach."
—Description[src]

The Oppugno Jinx[2] (Oppugno) is a spell that directs an object or individual to attack the victim. This curse will cause conjured creatures or other moveable objects under the control of the caster to attack the target.[1]

Known uses

Possible uses

Etymology

Oppugno is Latin, meaning "I assault".

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