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|incantation=''Skurge''<br />(''SKUR-je'')
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|light=White/Green/Blue
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|effect=Cleans up [[ectoplasm]]
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'''''Skurge''''' is a [[spell]] that cleans up all green [[ectoplasm]] created by passing [[ghost]]s. It is also used to scare [[ghost]]s, and to hurt [[Peeves|poltergeists]] like [[Peeves]].
 
   
A [[Skurge spellbook|spellbook]] which taught this spell could be found in the [[Hogwarts Library]].
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{{Quote|There is a way of cleaning away [[ectoplasm]] without resorting to a can of [[Mrs Scower’s Magical Mess Remover|Mrs Scower's Magic Mess Remover]], and this is with an effective [[scouring Charm|scouring charm]] such as Skurge.|[[Miranda Goshawk]]|Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (video game)}}
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The '''Skurge Charm''' (''Skurge'') is a [[charm]] that can be used to clean up the sticky green [[ectoplasm]] created by passing [[ghost]]s.<ref name="a"/> It can also be used to frighten [[Ghost|spectre]]s and [[poltergeist]]s such as [[Peeves]], who lives in [[Hogwarts Castle]].<ref name="a"/>
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This is a rather basic [[spell]], being taught by [[Professor]] [[Filius Flitwick]] to his [[second year]] [[Charms (class)|charms class]].<ref name="a"/> It is also included in ''[[The Standard Book of Spells, Grade 2]]'' by [[Miranda Goshawk]], as well as [[Skurge spellbook|another spellbook]] that could be found in the [[Hogwarts Library]].<ref name="a"/>
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==Practitioners==
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*[[Filius Flitwick]]<ref name="a"/>
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*[[Harry Potter]]<ref name="a"/>
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*[[Miranda Goshawk]]<ref name="a"/>
   
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==
*According to the video game, there are various [[Scouring Charm]]s and this is just one of them.
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*[[Miranda Goshawk]] claims in ''[[The Standard Book of Spells, Grade 2]]'' that this is one of many [[Scouring Charm]]s, perhaps indicating that there are many, each with a different purpose.<ref name="a"/>
*According to the video game, this spell was first taught to Harry by Professor [[Filius Flitwick|Flitwick]].
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*This [[spell]], along with the [[Avifors Spell]], [[Fire-Making Spell]], [[Knockback Jinx]], [[Wand-Lighting Charm]] and [[Severing Charm]] is excluded from the edition of ''[[The Standard Book of Spells, Grade 2]]'' given on ''[[Pottermore]]''.<ref name="b">''[[Pottermore]]''</ref>
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (video game)]]'' {{1st}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (video game)]]'' {{1st}}
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==Notes and references==
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{{Reflist}}
   
 
{{Charms}}
 
{{Charms}}

Revision as of 22:46, May 6, 2013

Skurge
Skurge Charm
Incantation

Skurge[1]

Type

Charm[1]

Hand Movement

Downward slash[1]

Light

White[1]

Effect

Clears ectoplasm[1]

"There is a way of cleaning away ectoplasm without resorting to a can of Mrs Scower's Magic Mess Remover, and this is with an effective scouring charm such as Skurge."
Miranda Goshawk[src]

The Skurge Charm (Skurge) is a charm that can be used to clean up the sticky green ectoplasm created by passing ghosts.[1] It can also be used to frighten spectres and poltergeists such as Peeves, who lives in Hogwarts Castle.[1]

This is a rather basic spell, being taught by Professor Filius Flitwick to his second year charms class.[1] It is also included in The Standard Book of Spells, Grade 2 by Miranda Goshawk, as well as another spellbook that could be found in the Hogwarts Library.[1]

Practitioners

Behind the scenes

Appearances

Notes and references


Charms (class)
Wingardium leviosa
Professors: Filius Flitwick
Textbooks: The Standard Book of Spells · Achievements in Charming · Quintessence: A Quest
Charmbook writers and charm developers: Miranda Goshawk · Scarpin · Felix Summerbee · Randolph Keitch · Basil Horton · Mnemone Radford · Elliot Smethwyck · Jarleth Hobart · Delfina Crimp · Orabella Nuttley · Levina Monkstanley · Fred Weasley · George Weasley
Charms studied at Hogwarts: Levitation Charm · Fire-Making Charm · Softening Charm · Skurge · Aresto Momentum · Cheering Charm · Freezing Spell · Seize and Pull Charm · Summoning Charm · Banishing Charm · Silencing Charm · Mending Charm · Reductor Curse · Colour Change Charm · Growth Charm · Water-Making Spell · Locomotion Charm · Vinegar into Wine · Bird-Conjuring Charm

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