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|incantation=''Protego Horribilis''<br/>pro-TAY-goh horr-uh-BIHL-ihs
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|incantation=''Protego horribilis''<br/>(proh-TAY-goh hor-i-BIL-luhs)
 
|type=[[Charm]]
 
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|hand=Point wand at sky
 
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|effect=Protects against the darkest magic
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{{quote|...although he could barely see out of it, he pointed his wand through the smashed window and started muttering incantations of great complexity. Harry heard a weird rushing noise, as though Flitwick had unleashed the power of the wind into the grounds.|Flitwick casts enchantments such as this one over the school.|Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows}}
 
{{quote|...although he could barely see out of it, he pointed his wand through the smashed window and started muttering incantations of great complexity. Harry heard a weird rushing noise, as though Flitwick had unleashed the power of the wind into the grounds.|Flitwick casts enchantments such as this one over the school.|Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows}}
'''''Protego Horribilis''''' is a stronger version of the [[Shield Charm]] which protects a very large area against highly [[Dark Arts|Dark Magic]]. It causes anything within the ranges of Dark Magic to rebound off the shield.
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'''''Protego horribilis''''' is a stronger version of the [[Shield Charm]] which protects a very large area against highly [[Dark Arts|Dark Magic]]. It causes anything within the ranges of Dark Magic to rebound off the shield.
   
 
==Known uses==
 
==Known uses==
*This spell was cast by [[Charms Master]] [[Filius Flitwick]] to protect the boundaries of Hogwarts Castle from the Death Eater forces in the late hours of [[1 May]], [[1998]], prior to the [[Battle of Hogwarts]] that started at midnight the [[2 May|next day]].
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*This spell was cast by [[Charms Master]] [[Filius Flitwick]] to protect the boundaries of Hogwarts Castle from the Death Eater forces in the late hours of [[May 1]], [[1998]], prior to the [[Battle of Hogwarts]] that started at midnight the [[2 May|next day]].
   
==Etymology==
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==Etymology ==
Latin ''Protego'', "I protect", and ''Horribilis'', "horrible , frightful, dreadful".
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Latin ''Protego'', "I protect", and ''Horribilis'', "horrible , frightful, dreadful"; altogether the charm means "I protect against the horrible."
   
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==
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Latest revision as of 15:52, October 26, 2014

Protego horribilis
Incantation

Protego horribilis
(proh-TAY-goh hor-i-BIL-luhs)

Type

Charm

Hand Movement

Point wand at sky

Effect

Protects against darkest magic

"...although he could barely see out of it, he pointed his wand through the smashed window and started muttering incantations of great complexity. Harry heard a weird rushing noise, as though Flitwick had unleashed the power of the wind into the grounds."
—Flitwick casts enchantments such as this one over the school.[src]

Protego horribilis is a stronger version of the Shield Charm which protects a very large area against highly Dark Magic. It causes anything within the ranges of Dark Magic to rebound off the shield.

Known usesEdit

Etymology Edit

Latin Protego, "I protect", and Horribilis, "horrible , frightful, dreadful"; altogether the charm means "I protect against the horrible."

Behind the scenesEdit

AppearancesEdit

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