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"Bewitch your friends and befuddle your enemies with the latest revenges: Hair loss, Jelly-Legs, Tongue-Tying, and much, much more."
—Description[src]

Curses and Counter-Curses is a book written by Professor Vindictus Viridian listing how to cast dark charms, including jinxes, hexes, and curses,[1][2] as well as their counter-curses.

History

Harry Potter saw a copy for sale at Flourish and Blotts in 1991 and was intrigued by the thought that it might help him to curse his cousin, Dudley Dursley. Hagrid dragged him away from it, telling him that he was not allowed to perform magic around Muggles, and that he was still too young to pull off such advanced spells.[1]

A copy was seen on a bench in the Great Hall during the 1991 Christmas Feast.[2]

Curses covered

Appearances

Notes and references


Curses and Counter-Curses
Curses-and-counter-curses
Spells included in the book: Full Body-Bind Curse · Leg-Locker Curse · Jelly-Legs Curse · Pimple Jinx · Stickfast Hex · Tickling Hex · Tongue-Tying Curse · Hair Loss Curse
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