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"Instant scalping… but dragons had no hair… pepper breath… that would probably increase a dragon's firepower… horn tongue… just what he needed, to give it an extra weapon […] "
—Harry Potter scans Basic Hexes for the Busy and Vexed for defence against a dragon[src]

The Horn tongue hex (incantation unknown) was a hex that transformed the target's tongue into a horn.[1]

History

Harry Potter came across it while perusing the index of Basic Hexes for the Busy and Vexed in search of a way to overcome the dragon he knew he would have to face in the First Task of the Triwizard Tournament. He quickly ruled it out, however, realising it would only give the dragon yet another way to attack him.[1]

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Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Chapter 20 (The First Task)
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