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'''Transformation''' (a.k.a. '''Transubstantial Transfiguration'''<ref>[[Quidditch Through the Ages (real)]]</ref>) is the name given to a branch of [[transfiguration]] that focuses on deforming the physical features of an object. It is not to be confused with [[Trans-species Transformation]], though that is a type of transformation.
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'''Transformation''' (a.k.a. '''Transubstantial Transfiguration'''<ref>[[Quidditch Through the Ages (real)]]</ref>) is the name given to a branch of [[Transfiguration]] that focuses on deforming the physical features of an object. It is not to be confused with [[Trans-species Transformation]], though that is a type of transformation.
   
It contains the following sub-groups all of which overlap with each other to varying degrees): [[Human Transfiguration]], defined by and named for the target being a human being; [[Switches]], which simultaneously exchange features between organism; and the aforementioned [[Trans-Species Transformations]], which refer to transformations that change organisms from one species to another.
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==Nature==
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Transformation is the first branch of Transfiguration that students will learn at [[Hogwarts school of witchcraft and wizardry]], begining with [[Match to needle]] in first year and progressing from there. It contains the following sub-groups all of which overlap with each other to varying degrees): [[human Transfiguration]], defined by and named for the target being a human being; [[Switches]], which simultaneously exchange features between organism; and the aforementioned [[Trans-Species Transformations]], which refer to transformations that change organisms from one species to another.
   
 
==Methods==
 
==Methods==
'''Transformation''' can be achieved in a number of different ways, namely: [[Transforming spells]]<ref>[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]], Chapter 22</ref>, [[Animagi]], [[Metamorphmagi]] and [[Lycanthropy]].
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Transformation can be achieved in a number of different ways, namely: [[Transforming spells]]<ref>[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]], Chapter 22</ref>, [[Animagi]], [[Metamorphmagi]] and [[Lycanthropy]].
   
==='''Transforming spells'''===
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===Transforming spells===
 
====General====
 
====General====
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[[File:Avifors.jpg|thumb|''Avifors'' ]]
 
[[File:Raven_to_Writing_Desk.jpg|thumb|The Raven into Writing Desk spell.]]
 
[[File:Raven_to_Writing_Desk.jpg|thumb|The Raven into Writing Desk spell.]]
*''[[Avifors]]''
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[[File:Steelclaw.png|thumb|''Steelclaw'' ]]
*[[Cauldron to Sieve]]
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*''[[Draconifors]]'': Turns statues of dragons into real dragons.<ref name = "POAVG">{{POAVG}}</ref>
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*[[Avifors Spell|Avifors Spell'' '']](''Avifors''): Transforms things into birds<ref name="PSVG">''{{PSVG}}''</ref>
*[[Duro]]
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*[[Cat into tea cosy]]: Transforms [[cat]]s, and possibly [[Kneazle]]s, into tea cozies
*[[Ears to kumquats]]
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*[[Cauldron to Sieve]]: Transforms cauldrons into sieves<ref name="TCG">''[[Harry Potter Trading Card Game]]''</ref>
*''[[Fera Verto]]'': Transfigures target animal into a water goblet.<ref>{{COSF}} & {{OOTPVG}}</ref>
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*[[Draconifors Spell]] (''Draconifors''): Transforms things into dragons<ref name="POAVG">{{POAVG}}</ref>
*[[Glass to sand shield]]
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*[[Hardening Charm]] (''Duro''): Transforms things into stone
*[[Incarcifors]]
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*[[Ears to kumquats]]: Transforms a person's ears into kumquats
*''[[Lapifors]]''
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*''[[Vera Verto]]'': Transforms animals into goblets<ref>{{COSF}}</ref><ref>{{OOTPVG}}</ref>
*[[Match to needle]]
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*[[Glass to sand shield]]: Transforms glass into sand.
*''[[Piscifors]]''
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*''[[Incarcifors]]'': Captures things<ref name="TCG"/>
*[[Raven to Writing Desk]]<ref>''[[Harry Potter Trading Card Game]]''</ref>
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*[[Lapifors Spell]] (''Lapifors)'': Transforms things into rabbits<ref name="POAVG"/>
*[[Rock to dog]]
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*[[Match to needle]]: Transforms matches into needles
*[[Scribblifors]]
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*[[Meddling Man to Monkey]]: Transforms a meddling man into a monkey<ref name="PSF">{{PSF}}</ref>
*[[Smoke to daggers]]
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*''[[Piscifors]]'': Transforms things into fish
*''[[Snufflifors]]'': Turns books into mice.<ref name = "POAVG" />
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*[[Raven to Writing Desk]]<ref name="TCG"/>
*[[Steelclaw]]
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*[[Rock to dog]]: Transforms rocks into dogs
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*''[[Scribblifors]]'': Transforms things into quills<ref name="TCG"/>
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*[[Smoke to daggers]]: Transforms smoke into daggers
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*[[Small Child to Rat]]<ref name="PSF"/>
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*[[Snufflifors Spell]] (''Snufflifors''): Transforms things into mice<ref name="POAVG"/>
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*''[[Steelclaw]]'': Transforms claws into steel<ref name="TCG"/>
 
*''[[Tentaclifors]]'': Turns a person's head into a tentacle
 
*''[[Tentaclifors]]'': Turns a person's head into a tentacle
   
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==Notes and References==
 
==Notes and References==
 
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{{Transfiguration}}
 
[[Category:Transformations]]
 
[[Category:Transformations]]

Latest revision as of 23:16, April 20, 2014

Transformation (a.k.a. Transubstantial Transfiguration[1]) is the name given to a branch of Transfiguration that focuses on deforming the physical features of an object. It is not to be confused with Trans-species Transformation, though that is a type of transformation.

NatureEdit

Transformation is the first branch of Transfiguration that students will learn at Hogwarts school of witchcraft and wizardry, begining with Match to needle in first year and progressing from there. It contains the following sub-groups all of which overlap with each other to varying degrees): human Transfiguration, defined by and named for the target being a human being; Switches, which simultaneously exchange features between organism; and the aforementioned Trans-Species Transformations, which refer to transformations that change organisms from one species to another.

MethodsEdit

Transformation can be achieved in a number of different ways, namely: Transforming spells[2], Animagi, Metamorphmagi and Lycanthropy.

Transforming spellsEdit

GeneralEdit

Avifors

Avifors

Raven to Writing Desk

The Raven into Writing Desk spell.

Steelclaw

Steelclaw

Trans-Species Transforming spellsEdit

Human TransfigurationsEdit

AppearancesEdit

Notes and ReferencesEdit


Transfiguration (class)
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Professors: Albus Dumbledore · Minerva McGonagall
Textbooks: A Beginner's Guide to Transfiguration · Intermediate Transfiguration · A Guide to Advanced Transfiguration
Known practitioners: Emeric Switch · Circe · Falco Aesalon · Mirabella Plunkett · Thaddeus Thurkell ·
Transfiguration spells studied at Hogwarts: Chair to cat · Match to needle · Snail to Teapot · Teacup to Rat · Switching Spell · Transforming Spell · Avifors Spell · Mice to Snuffboxes · Beetle Buttons · Rabbit Slippers · Vera Verto · Teapot to tortoise · Draconifors Spell · Lapifors Spell · Vanishing Spell · Owl to opera glasses · Guinea fowl to guinea pig · Hedgehog to pincushion · Small Child to Rat · Meddling Man to Monkey · Crinus Muto
Branches of Transfiguration: Transformation · Vanishment · Conjuration · Untransfiguration

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