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Reductor Curse

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The Harry Potter Canon

Blasts solid objects out of the caster’s path.

References from the canon

  • Snape used this on rosebushes at the Yule Ball after his talk with Karkaroff (GF23)
  • Harry learned this spell as part of his preparation for the third task. He used it to blast a hole in the hedge (GF31)
  • A Reductor Curse during D.A. training reduced a table to dust (OP19)
  • Used by the various D.A. members at the beginning of the battle of the Department of Mysteries to smash shelves in the Hall of Prophecy as a diversion (OP35).

Commentary

Etymology

"redusen" Middle Eng. diminish, from "reducer" Old Fr. bring back to the source, from "reducere" L. bring, lead

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