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Endless Sandwiches is a Transfiguration spell that causes a plate of sandwiches to appear. The plate will also refill itself after the sandwiches are eaten.

This spell was used by Professor Minerva McGonagall in 1992 so that Harry Potter and Ronald Weasley could have their dinner in the Potions Class in the Dungeons without interrupting the Start-of-Term Feast in the Great Hall.[1]

Behind the scenes

While the spell seems to be a form of conjuration, this is not possible since conjuration of food is not allowed according to Gamp's Law of Elemental Transfiguration. It may be that these sandwiches were transported into the room, similarly to how food is transported into the Great Hall from the kitchens below, and then charmed to duplicate the food, as multiplication of food is not a violation of Gamp's Law.

Appearances

Notes and references

  1. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Chapter 5 (The Whomping Willow)
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