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It differs from an anti-jinx in that an anti-jinx was intended to prevent those effects rather than remove them. Hermione Granger once had to look up the counter-jinx for the Jelly-Legs Jinx in 1995.
Wilbert Slinkhard said that the term "counter-jinx" was a misnomer, implying that they were intended with just as much harm as the spells they countered, though Hermione Granger disagreed with this assessment, much to the disapproval of Dolores Umbridge in a fifth year Defence Against the Dark Arts class in 1995.
Practical Defensive Magic and Its Use Against the Dark Arts contains moving colour illustrations of the various counter-jinxes and hexes that it illustrates.
- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (First appearance)
- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Appears in flashback(s))
- Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Mentioned only)
- Wizarding World
- Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery
Notes and references
- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Chapter 31 (The Third Task)
- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Chapter 9 (The Woes of Mrs Weasley)
- Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Chapter 12 (Silver and Opals)
- Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery, Year 5
- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Chapter 15 (The Hogwarts High Inquisitor)
- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Chapter 23 (Christmas on the Closed Ward)