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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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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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Revision as of 06:22, September 23, 2012

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.

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

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

Transforming spells

General

Raven to Writing Desk

The Raven into Writing Desk spell.

Trans-Species Transforming spells

Human Transfigurations

Appearances

Notes and References

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