Bumphing is a common Quidditch foul that consists of a Beater sending a Bludger towards the crowd. This immediately halts the game, while officials rush to protect fans who are watching the match. Unscrupulous Beaters often do this in order to prevent the opposing team from scoring.[1]


Notes and references

  1. Quidditch Through the Ages, Chapter 6 (Changes in Quidditch since the Fourteenth Century)
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