Second Years Guide to Ace Transfiguration: A Study Guide
This book is intended for all who need a quick study reference guide for TNFG-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!
Lesson Nine: Fish & Flowers Study Guide
Non-magical plants are inanimate, where as magical plants can be animate. Devil's Snare & Bouncing Bulbs are examples of animate magical plants. Some magical plants that are unknown animates are dandelions, dittany, & raskovnik.
Fish are marine creatures that have gills, skulls, & fins. Fish have a wide range of types. Small fish include goldfish, danios, angelfish, & betta fish. Smaller fish eat algae & plants, where as larger fish will eat other smaller fish & some animals. They can live in freshwater & saltwater. Its gills are used to breathe in the oxygen from the water.
Flowers are found on trees & bushes. They can fertilize themselves or require it from other plants. Flowers need water, sunlight, & soil nutrients to grow.
Parts of a flower:
⊱ Pistil (stigma, style, ovary)
⊱ Stamen (filament, anther)
In 1901, Olivia Penhollow created this spell. To transfer her fish to multiple ponds throughout the town, she transfigured the fish into flowers. Visualize a flower of your choosing. If the spell fails, the flower may breathe or wiggle around. The flower pedals may look like scales.
Incantation: Herpiscis (er-PIS-kiss)
Wand Movement: Circle around the fish
Concentration: Medium to high
Willpower: Low to medium
⊱ Starfish & jellyfish do not fall under the fish category.
⊱ Fish have scales & a layer of mucus to protect themselves.
⊱ They have a low mentality rate due to the size of their brain.
⊱ Today, this spell is mainly used for learning, tricks, & the occasional kind gesture for someone special.