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(Undo revision 1264958 by Harry91 (talk) That spell may have been a variation of Orchideous - it isn't named in DHF1.)
 
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{{Spell infobox
 
{{Spell infobox
 
|name=Orchideous
 
|name=Orchideous
 
|image=Orchideous.gif
 
|image=Orchideous.gif
 
|incantation=''Orchideous''<br/>(or-KID-ee-us)
 
|incantation=''Orchideous''<br/>(or-KID-ee-us)
|type=[[Conjuration]]
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|type=[[Conjuration]]<ref name="GOF18"/><ref name="HM410"/>
|hand=Circle
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|hand=Circle<ref name="HM410"/>
|light=Pink
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|light=Pink<ref name="HM410"/>
|effect=Conjures flowers
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|effect=Conjures flowers<ref name="GOF18"/><ref name="HM410"/>
 
}}
 
}}
{{Quote|"''Orchideous!''" and a bunch of flowers burst from the wand tip.|Mr Ollivander use of this spell|Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire}}
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{{Quote|"''Orchideous!''" and a bunch of flowers burst from the wand tip.|[[Garrick Ollivander]]'s use of this spell|Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire}}'''''Orchideous '''''is the [[incantation]] of a [[transfiguration]] [[spell]] that [[Conjuration|conjures]] a bouquet of flowers from the tip of the caster's [[wand]].<ref name="GOF18"/> The movement for this spell is to move one's wand in a circle in the air.<ref name="HM410"/>
'''''Orchideous '''''is the [[incantation]] of a [[spell]] that [[Conjuration|conjures]] a bouquet of flowers from the tip of the caster's [[wand]]. The movement for this [[spell]] is to move one's wand in a circle in the air.
 
   
 
==Known uses==
 
==Known uses==
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|[[Minerva McGonagall]] & [[Jacob's sibling]]
 
|[[Minerva McGonagall]] & [[Jacob's sibling]]
 
|[[1987–1988 school year]]
 
|[[1987–1988 school year]]
|While teaching the [[Fourth year]]s, McGonagall demonstrated the successful casting of this spell which [[Jacob's sibling]] duplicated.<ref>{{HM|4|10}}</ref>
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|While teaching the [[Fourth year]]s, McGonagall demonstrated the successful casting of this spell which [[Jacob's sibling]] duplicated.<ref name="HM410">{{HM|4|10}}</ref>
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[[File:Orchideous-HM.png|thumb]]
 
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|[[Garrick Ollivander]]
 
|[[Garrick Ollivander]]
 
|[[November]] [[1994]]
 
|[[November]] [[1994]]
|[[Garrick Ollivander|Ollivander]] used this spell in [[1994]] when he tested [[Fleur Delacour]]'s wand at the [[Wand weighing ceremony]] before the [[Triwizard Tournament]]. The spell probably conjured orchids or some flowers, which Ollivander gave to Fleur after conjuring them.<ref name="GOF">{{GOF|B|18}}</ref>
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|[[Garrick Ollivander|Ollivander]] used this spell in [[1994]] when he tested [[Fleur Delacour]]'s wand at the [[Wand weighing ceremony]] before the [[Triwizard Tournament]]. The spell probably conjured orchids or some flowers, which Ollivander gave to Fleur after conjuring them.<ref name="GOF18">{{GOF|B|18}}</ref>
 
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==Known practitioners==
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<gallery widths="105" orientation="portrait" spacing="small" position="center">
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GarrickOllivander.png|[[Garrick Ollivander]]<ref name="GOF18"/>
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Mcgonagall.jpg|[[Minerva McGonagall]]<ref name="HM410"/>
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JacobSiblingGeneric.png|[[Jacob's sibling]]<ref name="HM410"/>
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</gallery>
   
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
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==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==
[[File:Orchideous-HM.png|250px|thumb|Roses conjured by [[Minerva McGonagall]] using the Orchideous spell]]
 
 
 
{{Quote|Remember you can use the Orchideous Jinx to transfigure your opponent into a flowering shrub.|[[Bartemius Crouch Junior]] (disguised as [[Alastor Moody]])|Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (video game)}}
 
{{Quote|Remember you can use the Orchideous Jinx to transfigure your opponent into a flowering shrub.|[[Bartemius Crouch Junior]] (disguised as [[Alastor Moody]])|Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (video game)}}
 
*In the [[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (video game)|video game adaptation]] of {{GOF}}, ''orchideous'' is the incantation for a spell called the "Orchideous [[Jinx]]". This jinx, which takes the form of pink/purple light, can transform certain enemies into a flower, a bouquet of flowers, or a flowering shrub.
 
*In the [[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (video game)|video game adaptation]] of {{GOF}}, ''orchideous'' is the incantation for a spell called the "Orchideous [[Jinx]]". This jinx, which takes the form of pink/purple light, can transform certain enemies into a flower, a bouquet of flowers, or a flowering shrub.
*[[Tom Riddle]] once "produced a bunch of roses from nowhere" for [[Hepzibah Smith]], which was either sleight of hand or possibly this spell (or a similar one) cast [[Nonverbal spell|nonverbally]].<ref>{{HBP|B|20}}</ref>
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*[[Tom Riddle]] once "produced a bunch of roses from nowhere" for [[Hepzibah Smith]], which was either sleight of hand or possibly this spell (or a similar one) cast [[Nonverbal spell|nonverbally]].<ref name="HBP20">{{HBP|B|20}}</ref>
[[File:Tumblr n5q64tYx471qc0dmqo8 250.gif|250px|thumb]]
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[[File:Tumblr n5q64tYx471qc0dmqo8 250.gif|250px|thumb|Hermione's possible use of this spell]]
*This spell, or a variation of it, may have been used on [[24 December]], [[1997]] by [[Hermione Granger]] to conjure a wreath of [[Christmas]] [[rose]]s nonverbally for [[Harry Potter]] to place on the [[James and Lily Potter's grave|graves]] of [[James Potter I|James Potter]] and [[Lily J. Potter|Lily Evans]].<ref>{{DH|B|16}}</ref>
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*This spell, or a variation of it, may have been used on [[24 December]], [[1997]] by [[Hermione Granger]] to conjure a wreath of [[Christmas]] [[rose]]s nonverbally for [[Harry Potter]] to place on the [[James and Lily Potter's grave|graves]] of [[James Potter I|James Potter]] and [[Lily J. Potter|Lily Evans]].<ref name="DH16">{{DH|B|16}}</ref>
   
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
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*{{GOF}} {{1st ID}}
 
*{{GOF}} {{1st ID}}
 
*{{GOF|G}}
 
*{{GOF|G}}
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*{{HBP}} {{Possible}}
 
*{{DH}} {{Possible}}
 
*{{DH}} {{Possible}}
 
*{{DH|F1}} {{Possible}}
 
*{{DH|F1}} {{Possible}}

Latest revision as of 17:42, October 11, 2019

""Orchideous!" and a bunch of flowers burst from the wand tip."
Garrick Ollivander's use of this spell[src]
Orchideous is the incantation of a transfiguration spell that conjures a bouquet of flowers from the tip of the caster's wand.[1] The movement for this spell is to move one's wand in a circle in the air.[2]

Known usesEdit

Caster(s) Date Notes
Minerva McGonagall & Jacob's sibling 1987–1988 school year While teaching the Fourth years, McGonagall demonstrated the successful casting of this spell which Jacob's sibling duplicated.[2]
Orchideous-HM
Garrick Ollivander November 1994 Ollivander used this spell in 1994 when he tested Fleur Delacour's wand at the Wand weighing ceremony before the Triwizard Tournament. The spell probably conjured orchids or some flowers, which Ollivander gave to Fleur after conjuring them.[1]

Known practitionersEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Latin "Orchideae", the name for the orchid plant family.

Behind the scenesEdit

"Remember you can use the Orchideous Jinx to transfigure your opponent into a flowering shrub."
Bartemius Crouch Junior (disguised as Alastor Moody)[src]
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Hermione's possible use of this spell

See alsoEdit

AppearancesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Chapter 18 (The Weighing of the Wands)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery, Year 4, Chapter 10 (Seeing Red)
  3. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Chapter 20 (Lord Voldemort's Request)
  4. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Chapter 16 (Godric's Hollow)


Transfiguration (class)
COS Vera Verto demo
Branches of Transfiguration Transformation · Vanishment · Conjuration · Untransfiguration
Known practitioners Circe · Emeric Switch · Falco Aesalon · Mirabella Plunkett · Thaddeus Thurkell
Professors Albus Dumbledore · Minerva McGonagall
Textbooks A Beginner's Guide to Transfiguration · Intermediate Transfiguration · A Guide to Advanced Transfiguration
Transfiguration spells studied at Hogwarts
Colour Change Charm (Colovaria) · Change of hair colour and style (Crinus Muto) · Hardening Charm (Duro) · Mending Charm (Reparo) · Reparifarge · Softening Charm (Spongify) · Switching Spell · Vanishing Spell (Evanesco)
Conjuring Spells Bird-Conjuring Charm (Avis) · Inanimatus Conjurus Spell · Orchideous · Snake Summons Spell (Serpentsortia)
Transforming Spells Animal to Water Goblet (Vera Verto) · Beetle Buttons · Cat to Cauldron (Felifors) · Cauldron Cakes to Cabbages · Chair to cat · Cross-Species Switches · Desk Into Pig · Dinner plate to mushroom · Guinea fowl to guinea pig · Hedgehog to pincushion · Match to needle · Meddling Man to Monkey · Mice to Snuffboxes · Owl to Opera Glasses (Strigiforma) · Pawn to Queen · Porcupine to Pin Cushion (Hystrifors) · Small Child to Rat · Small Object to Dragon (Draconifors) · Snail to Teapot · Target to Bird (Avifors) · Target to matchbox (Flintifors) · Target to Rabbit (Lapifors) · Teacup to gerbil · Teacup to Rat · Teapot to tortoise · White Rabbits to Slippers
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