"The water in the pool rose up and covered Voldemort like a cocoon of molten glass — For a few seconds Voldemort was visible only as a dark, rippling, faceless figure, shimmering and indistinct upon the plinth, clearly struggling to throw off the suffocating mass — Then he was gone, and the water fell with a crash back into its pool, slopping wildly over the sides, drenching the polished floor."
— Albus Dumbledore casting this spell[src]

Albus Dumbledore wielded a spell (incantation unknown), enhanced by the Elder Wand, against Lord Voldemort during the Duel in the Ministry Atrium. The spell required continuous sculpting and spinning to be maintained. A lack of concentration would cause the sphere to collapse.[1]


Lord Voldemort trapped in a sphere of water

During the Battle of the Department of Mysteries, Albus Dumbledore non-verbally cast a spell, where he drew the waters of the Fountain of Magical Brethren so that it erupted and flowed out surrounding and encasing his opponent, Lord Voldemort, inside an enchanted sphere of water in an attempt to drown him and finish the duel. The spell effectively overpowered Voldemort, but afterwards, Voldemort managed to possess Harry Potter.[1]

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Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Chapter 36 (The Only One He Ever Feared)
  2. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (film) - Chapter 29 (Wizards Duel)
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