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Encyclopedia of Spells

Impediment Curse / Jinx

See IMPEDIMENTA.


Impedimenta (im-ped-ih-MEN-tah)

"Impediment Curse," "Impediment Jinx"

"impedimentum" L. hindrance

Stops an object or slows it down.


Imperio (im-PAIR-ee-oh)

"Imperius Curse"

"impero" L. order, govern, command

One of the Unforgivable Curses, this spell causes the victim to be completely under the command of the caster, who can make the victim do anything the caster wishes. A victim of this spell is said to have been Imperiused.


Imperius Curse

See IMPERIO.


Imperturbable Charm (IM-per-TUR-ba-bul)

"imperturbatus" L. undisturbed, calm (thanks to Manuel Weiss for help with this)

Creates a magical barrier on a target object, such as a door, to prevent eavesdropping. The target object is said to have been Imperturbed.


Impervius (im-PER-vee-us)

"im-" prefix from L. not + "pervius" L. letting things through

Makes something waterproof or water repellent.


Inanimatus Conjurus (in-an-i-MAH-tus  con-JUR-us)

"inanimus-" L. not living + "coniurus" L. conjure

Although not identified, the name suggests that this involves the conjuring inanimate objects.


Incarcerous (in-CAR-sir-us)

"incarceratus" L., past participle of "incarcerare", from in- + carcer prison

Sends thick ropes out of thin air to wrap around someone or something.


Incendio (in-SEN-dee-o)

"incendo" L. to set fire to

Starts a fire.


insect jinx

no incantation given

Sprouts feelers on the victim's head, removes the victim's powers of speech, and forces the victim to scuttle along the ground.


instant scalping

no incantation given

As the name suggests, this hex removes hair.


Invisibility Charm

no incantation given

Spell to make a person or thing invisible.


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