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This spell was a spell (incantation unkown) most commonly used in used in duellings. When cast, a large body of flames is produced from the wand of the caster, which is then forcefully directed at the target. It is possible that, given the powerful, firey nature of the spell, it causes the opponent to be scorched or incinerated when directly hit with it. Deflecting the fire from this spell by the target onto others will cause them to pass out from heat exhaustion. It is also possible that this spell extracts fire from nearby areas to attack the opponent with, rather than conjure an intense amount of flames.
Behind the scenes
- In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, Minerva McGonagall uses this spell to fend off Severus Snape and the Carrows. However, this usage of the spell cannot be considered canon as, in the novel, the duel between McGonagall and Snape is much different from what is shown on the film.
- This spell looks remarkably similar to the Blasting Curses that Hermione Granger and Harry Potter used against Nagini in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 and Part 2. However, it is doubtful that they are the same spell, as Confringo is used to blast an object, causing fire to erupt from it as a result, while this spell is used to create and direct a source of fire.
- During the duel between Minerva McGonagall and Severus Snape in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, the fire from the Great Hall's torches diminishes. It could be that McGonagall used that fire for her spell or it could be that the director wanted the torches diminished to created a darker and more tense atmosphere for the duel.
- It is possible that this spell is Incendio Duo or Incendio Tria, given that both spells are used to create a large amount of intense flames, and that both are commonly used in Duelings.