Second Years Guide to Ace Transfiguration: A Study Guide

written by Lily Lavender

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!

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Lesson Three: Hedgehogs & How to Get Them Back Study Guide

Chapter 4


Visualize the original target to untransfigure the object. If the spell fails, the target will transfigure into the object you visualize forever. Use when necessary.

Incantation: Reparifarge (reh-PAR-ee-farj)
Wand Movement: Tap on target
Concentration/Willpower: Low


Hedgehogs are night mammals &  live in Europe, Asia, & Africa. They have spines (hollow hairs) that are full of keratin & fall out during quilling. To defend themselves, they curl into a ball with their spines spiked outwards.


Pincushions are used to hold pin & needles for sewing items. It was first created in Europe &  they have many different stuffing materials so the needles can stay in place.


Holly Crimp created this spell in 1782. She desired a pincushion that her hedgehog wouldn't chew on. This transfiguration is used mostly by seamstresses when sewing clothes & fabrics together. Visualize the hedgehog altering into the pincushion. If the spell fails, it will cause the hedgehog to still have consciousness, meaning the creature will feel everything.

Incantation: Ericius Languo (eh-REE-see-us LAN-gwo)
Wand Movement: Sharp flick downwards
Concentration: Low
Willpower: Medium

Fun Facts
Hedgehogs are grouped into Eulipotyphla.
There are seventeen types of hedgehogs.
Hedgehogs usually eat insects, snails, bird eggs, berries, & melons.
The most common designs of pincushions are the tomato & strawberry.

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