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Personally, I fail to see the difference between this spell, which extinguishes targeted fires, and the spell of a similar name which extinguishes the light emanated from the tip of the wand. They both extinguish something, they have similar names (as noted), and neither were mentioned in the films or (as far as I'm aware) the video games but both were seen in the books. 18.104.22.168 21:45, August 22, 2012 (UTC)
- The Wand-Extinguishing Charm (Nox) is the countercharm of The Wand-Lighting Charm (Lumos), which creates a magical glowing light at the tip of the caster's wand, essentially turning it into a flashlight. Lumos doesn't create a tiny flame at the tip of the caster's wand and it can't be used to start fires. To create a fire, one would use the Fire-Making Spell (Incendio), and to put it out, one would use the unnamed fire-extinguishing spell that's the subject of this article, or Aguamenti (a water-conjuring spell). Thus, since these two extinguishing spells serve completely different purposes, they must logically be different spells. ★ Starstuff (Owl me!) 09:59, August 24, 2012 (UTC)
- Yes, I do realise that; perhaps I ought to have done a better job phrasing my question. I didn't mean 'are they the same', which is unfortunately what I did ask, but 'are they similar'? Sorry about that. 22.214.171.124 12:29, August 24, 2012 (UTC)