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"Spell that conjures a stream of water from the end of the wand."
—Description[src]

The Aqua Eructo Charm (Aqua Eructo) is a charm that can be used to create a spout of water from the tip of the wand. The intensity of the water flow can be anything from a thin fountain to an immense, powerful and destructive jet.[1]

History

While impersonating Alastor Moody throughout the 1994-1995 school year, Bartemius Crouch Jr provided extra lessons for his fourth years on this charm, among other spells in his Defence Against the Dark Arts classes.[1]

Information on this spell can be found in a certain spellbook, a copy of which was used by Barty Crouch Jr in his DADA lessons to help teach his students the spell.[1]

Effects

This water can be used for a variety of purposes, such as extinguishing fires (including dragon fire), cooling off Fire Dwelling Salamanders and Blast-Ended Skrewts , although it is most often used to extinguish flames, as above noted.[1]

This spell works particularly well with the similarly water-based Ebublio Jinx when both used in tandem, when dealing with certain fiery beasts.[1]

Etymology

"Aqua" is Latin for "water"[2], and "eructo" is Latin for "erupt"[3]; therefore, the incantation, roughly translated, means "water erupts". This is suitable given the effect of the spell, which is for large, powerful jets of water to erupt from the wand.

See also

Behind the scenes

  • This charm appears only in the fourth video game, and does not appear anywhere else in the franchise. Therefore, it may have been meant as an early form for Aguamenti, before the latter came into use.
  • it is possible that this spell is the extinguishing spell or related to it.

Appearances

Notes and references


Defence Against the Dark Arts (D.A.D.A.)
Subjectsdada
D.A.D.A. at Hogwarts
Classroom 3C · Temporary Classroom · Hogwarts Turris Magnus · Teacher's Office · Storeroom · Staircase · Lesson Cup · Race Cup · Dumbledore's Army
Professors
Arsenius Jigger · Albus Dumbledore · Galatea Merrythought · Patricia Rakepick · Quirinus Quirrell · Gilderoy Lockhart · Remus Lupin · Bartemius Crouch Junior (as Alastor Moody) · Dolores Umbridge · Severus Snape · Amycus Carrow (as Dark Arts teacher)
Textbooks
The Dark Forces: A Guide to Self-Protection · Break with a Banshee · Gadding with Ghouls · Holidays with Hags · Travels with Trolls · Voyages with Vampires · Wanderings with Werewolves · Year with the Yeti · The Essential Defence Against the Dark Arts · Defensive Magical Theory · Dark Arts Defence: Basics for Beginners · Confronting the Faceless · Magical Drafts and Potions
Spells studied at Hogwarts under D.A.D.A.
Aqua Eructo Charm · Boggart-Banishing Spell · Counter-curses · Counter-jinxes · Curse of the Bogies · Defensive Charms · Disarming Charm · Freezing Spell · Full Body-Bind Curse · Green Sparks · Hex-Breaker· Hex-deflection · Hex Zapper · Homorphus Charm · Impediment Jinx · Knockback Jinx · Knockback Jinx Duo · Melofors Jinx · Nonverbal spells · Orbis Jinx · Patronus Charm · Red Sparks · Reductor Curse · Revulsion Jinx · Seize and Pull Charm · Shield Charm · Smokescreen Spell · Stunning Spell · Tickling Charm · Tongue-Tying Curse · Ventus Jinx · Verdimillious Charm · Verdimillious Duo Spell · Verdimillious Tria · Wand-Lighting Charm · Wand-Lighting Charm Duo · Cruciatus Curse · Imperius Curse · Killing Curse
Creatures studied at Hogwarts under D.A.D.A.
Acromantula · Banshee · Boggart · Cornish Pixie · Dementor · Erkling · Ghost · Ghoul · Grindylow · Gytrash · Hag · Hinkypunk · Iguana · Imp · Inferius · Kappa · Lethifold · Nocturnal beasts · Red Cap · Troll · Vampire · Vampire bat · Werewolf · Yeti · Zombie