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In the List of spells, the pronunciation for this spell is DEE-ROH or DOO-ROH (I have a terrible memory). Since when was that the pronunciation? —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 126.96.36.199 (talk • contribs).
Honestly, not to be rude or anything but am I the only one who thinks this page is absolutely ridiculous (not to be confused with Riddikulus)? First off, no curse can cause petrification; Albus Dumbledore says so in the second book. Secondly, "immobilised and turns gaunt and pale"; if that isn't Petrificus Totalus then what is? And even if we can't wrap our heads around that theory, "akin to stone". "to stone" is the key phrase here; Duro turns things to stone. And I'm going on a bit of a rant here, but this isn't even canon, either way. I know about our "everything no matter how incorrect is accepted" policy, but this is, in my opinion, stretching it quite a bit.
- I guess the assumption is that it might just be a different curse because it's non-verbal, that if so the spell itself may be canon even if the instance seen isn't, and that it's "safer" to assume this with ambiguity.
- That said, I agree that it's a very badly chosen title, and it's a much better bet to say that it was a non-canon use of a non-verbal Full Body-Bind – even the hand movement was the same. --xensyriaT 16:53, December 5, 2012 (UTC)
- I understand the "it was nonverbal so we shouldn't make assumptions" angle, but have we never assumed anything? See Jelly-Legs Curse, which was originally separate from Jelly-Legs Jinx. Or perhaps General Counter-Spell, which was originally separate from Finite Incantatem - both are appropriate examples of us taking authority in certain situations. --Happy Christmas! (Season's Greetings) 21:37, December 5, 2012 (UTC)