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"Underwater he casts a spell which propels him towards the surface, he flies out and lands on the decking where the crowd are."
—Description[src]

Ascendio was the incantation of a charm which flung the caster high into the air.[1] The charm also worked underwater, propelling the caster above the surface.[2]

History

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Newt Scamander used this spell in September 1927 on a library record column in the library of the French Ministry of Magic in an attempt to help him, Porpentina Goldstein and Leta Lestrange escaped from a pack of Matagots set upon them.[1]

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Etymology

"Ascendio" comes from the Latin word "ascendo", meaning "to climb".

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