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Leg-Locker Curse

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"Now, don't forget, it's Locomotor Mortis..."
"I know ...Don't nag."
-- Hermione Granger and Ron Weasley preparing to try the Leg-Locker Curse on Snape during Quidditch (PS13)

Locks together the legs of the victim, making him or her unable to walk.


References from the canon

  • Draco cast this spell on Neville just for kicks; Neville then had to hop all the way back to Gryffindor Tower.  (PS13)
  • Hermione Granger performs an unknown counter-spell to release Neville from the curse.
  • Later, Hermione and Ron discuss using the incantation Locomotor Mortis on Professor Snape as he was referee during a Quidditch Match, an idea they got from Draco's use on Neville (PS13).



"loco" L. from a place + "motionem" L. motion + "mortis" L. death

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