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{{Spell infobox
 
{{Spell infobox
|name=''Quietus''
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|name=Quietening Charm
|incantation=''Quietus''<br/>KWIY-uh-tus
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|image=
|type=[[Charm]]
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|incantation=''Quietus''<ref name="GF8">{{GOF}} - Chapter 8 (''The Quidditch World Cup'')</ref><br/>(KWIY-uh-tus)<ref name="GF8"/>
|hand=Point wand at throat<ref name=GOF>''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]'', ''Chapter Eight''</ref>
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|type=[[Charm]]<ref name="GF8"/>
|effect=Counterspell to [[Sonorus]]
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|hand=Direct at target<ref name="GF8"/>
|light=None
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|light=None<ref name="GF8"/>
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|effect=Quietens sound<ref name="GF8"/>
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|creator=
 
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{{quote|...Bagman pointed his wand at his throat and muttered 'Quietus'.|Ludo Bagman's use on himself|Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire}}
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'''Quietus''' is the [[counter-spell]] to of ''[[Sonorus]]'', the incantation which amplifies a person's voice. This [[spell]] was used by [[Ludovic Bagman|Ludo Bagman]] at the [[Quidditch World Cup]] in [[1994]].<ref name=GOF>''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]'', ''Chapter Eight''</ref> [[Lord Voldemort]] most likely used this [[spell]], to counter his [[Sonorus]].<ref> ''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]''</ref>
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The '''Quietening Charm'''<ref>''[[Pottermore]]'' - see [http://www.pottermore.com/en/book4/chapter8/moment1/quietening-charm this URL]</ref> (''Quietus'') is a [[charm]] that can be used to quieten sounds<ref name="GF8"/>. It is particularly effective in counteracting the [[Amplifying Charm]]<ref name="GF8"/>.
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==Practitioners==
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*[[Albus Dumbledore]]<ref name="PSF">{{PSF}}</ref> (wandlessly and nonverbally)
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*[[Cornelius Fudge]]<ref name="GOFF">{{GOFF}}</ref>
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*[[Ludovic Bagman]]<ref name="GF8"/>
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*[[Molly Weasley]]<ref name="HP16">{{HBP}} - Chapter 16 (''A Very Frosty Christmas'')</ref>
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*[[Tom Riddle]]<ref name="DH31">{{DH}} - Chapter 31 (''The Battle of Hogwarts'')</ref>
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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
Latin ''quietus'', "calm" or "quiet".
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The [[incantation]] is a [[Latin]] word meaning "''quiet''".
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==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (film)]]'' {{1st}} {{C|Effects only}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]''
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]''
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (film)]]'' {{C|Effects only}}
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]'' {{C|Effects only}}
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]'' {{C|Effects only}}
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2]]'' {{C|Effects only}}
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (video game)]]'' {{C|Effects only}}
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==Notes and References==
 
==Notes and References==
 
{{Reflist}}
 
{{Reflist}}
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[[fr:Sourdinam]]
 
[[fr:Sourdinam]]
 
[[fi:Hiljutus]]
 
[[fi:Hiljutus]]

Latest revision as of 21:42, January 22, 2014

Quietening Charm
Incantation

Quietus[1]
(KWIY-uh-tus)[1]

Type

Charm[1]

Hand Movement

Direct at target[1]

Light

None[1]

Effect

Quietens sound[1]

The Quietening Charm[2] (Quietus) is a charm that can be used to quieten sounds[1]. It is particularly effective in counteracting the Amplifying Charm[1].

PractitionersEdit

EtymologyEdit

The incantation is a Latin word meaning "quiet".

AppearancesEdit

Notes and ReferencesEdit

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