Second Years Guide to Ace Defense Against the Dark Arts: A Study Guide

written by Lily Lavender

This book is intended for all who need a quick study reference guide for DADA-201. It has a glossary of terms & its appropriate meanings for the entire course. Each chapter is based on a lesson; where it won't go into grave detail, but will give you the necessary components to study for upcoming tests & assignments. This does not include mid-term & final exams. All detailed information about each topic is in your official lessons with the Professor. DO NOT COPY AS IT IS PLAGIARISM!

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Lesson Five: Counter-Curses Study Guide

Chapter 6

Counter-curses are not Dark magic. Counter-curses reverses Dark magic. The Effect Cancelling Charm is used for spells that needs to be reversed. Spells such as jinxes, hexes, & some curses can be reversed using this spell. Only use this spell if you don't know what spell was cast, otherwise use its own counter-curses.

The Leg-Unlocking Charm

By using your willpower, you must overcome the will of the magical energy locking your legs together. Focus on unbinding your legs.

Incantation: Locomotor Liberari (LOH-kah-MOH-tor LIH-ber-ARE-ee)
Wand Movement: A cross; vertical & horizontal
Willpower: Moderate

The Tongue-Loosening Charm

Focus on the curse effects & visualize a mouth moving around to speak. By using your willpower, you must overcome the will of the magical energy tying your tongue together.

Incantation: Libera Lingua (LEE-ber-ah LEEN-gwah)
Wand Movement: A circle around mouth
Concentration: Low
Willpower: Moderate

The Fully-Body Releasing Charm

Focus on the entire body unfreezing. Your willpower must overcome the effects of the curse.

Incantation: Petrificus Removere (peh-TRIH-fih-kus reh-MOO-ver-ey)
Wand Movement: Flick up to the right & a clockwise circle
Concentration/Willpower: Moderate

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