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General Counter-Spell
Incantation

Finite[1]
(fi-NEE-tay[1])

Finite Incantatem[2]
(fi-NEE-tay in-can-TAH-tem[2])

Type

Counter-spell[2]

Hand Movement

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Light

Red[3]

Effect

Terminates all spell effects[4]

""Finite Incantatem!" he shouted; Harry's feet stopped dancing, Malfoy stopped laughing and they were able to look up. A haze of greenish smoke was hovering over the scene."
—The spell's use at the Duelling Club[src]

The General Counter-Spell[4] (Finite[1] or Finite Incantatem[2]) is, as its name indicates, a counter-spell for general use[4]. It may be used in duels or on an entire home, as a precaution before a wizard answers the door.[5] This spell is one of the seven covered in The Standard Book of Spells, Grade 2[4].

PractitionersEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin finire, meaning "end", and incantationem, meaning "enchantment".

Behind the scenesEdit

  • This spell is included in the Harry Potter: Spells application for the iPhone as a counter-attack spell.

AppearancesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit


The Standard Book of Spells
Books: The Standard Book of Spells, Grade 1 · The Standard Book of Spells, Grade 2 · The Standard Book of Spells, Grade 3 · The Standard Book of Spells, Grade 4 · The Standard Book of Spells, Grade 5 · The Standard Book of Spells, Grade 6
Charms included in the series: Fire-Making Spell · Levitation Charm · Locking Spell · Mending Charm · Softening Charm · Severing Charm · Unlocking Charm · Dancing Feet Spell · Disarming Charm · Engorgement Charm · Freezing Charm · General Counter-Spell · Memory Charm · Tickling Charm · Summoning Charm · Banishing Charm · Substantive Charm
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