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Piertotum Locomotor

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A variation of the Locomotor spell, used to animate statues and armour.

References from the canon

  • McGonagall used this spell to animate the Hogwarts suits of armour and statues to fight in the Battle of Hogwarts (DH30).
Piertotum Locomotor
Magic Type Magical effect
Movement
Transportation
Incantation Piertotum Locomotor
Pronunciation pee-air-TOH-tum lo-co-MO-tor

Commentary

Etymology

"pierre" Fr stone + "totum" L. total, all "loco" L. from a place + "motionem" L. motion

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