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