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{{Youmay|the charm to clear [[ectoplasm]]|the more versatile [[Scouring Charm]]}}
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{{Spell infobox
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|name=Skurge Charm
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|image=[[File:Skurge.jpg|250px]]
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|incantation=''Skurge''<ref name="COSG">{{COS|G}}</ref><br/>(SKURJ)
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|pronunciation=(SKURJ)<ref name="COSG"/>
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|type=[[Charm]]<ref name="COSG"/>
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|hand=[[File:SPSskurge.PNG|75px]]
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|light=Green<ref name="COSG"/>
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|effect=*Cleans [[ectoplasm]]<ref name="COSG"/>
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*Frightens [[ghost]]s and other [[spirit]]s<ref>[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (GBA)]]</ref>
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|creator=
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{{Quote|There is a way of cleaning away [[ectoplasm]] without resorting to a can of [[Mrs Skower's All-Purpose Magical Mess Remover|Mrs Skower’s Magical Mess Remover]], and this is with an effective [[scouring Charm|scouring charm]] such as Skurge.|[[Miranda Goshawk]], ''[[The Standard Book of Spells, Grade 2]]'', Chapter 6 ⁠(''Cleanliness Equals Wizardliness'')|Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (video game)}}
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The '''Skurge Charm''' (''Skurge'') is a scouring [[charm]] that can be used to clean up the sticky green [[ectoplasm]] created by passing [[ghost]]s. It can also be used to frighten [[spirit]]s, such as the aforementioned [[ghost]]s, as well as [[poltergeist]]s.<ref name="COSG" /> It is not be confused with the more versatile [[Scouring Charm]].
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==History==
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The Skurge Charm was [[Spell creation|invented]] sometime after [[1492]]. Before its invention, [[Wizardkind|wizards and witches]] had to use shovels to get rid of [[ectoplasm]].<ref name="COSG" />
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This is a rather basic [[spell]], being taught by [[Professor]] [[Filius Flitwick]] to his [[second year]] [[Charms (class)|charms class]].<ref name="COSG" /> It is also included in ''[[The Standard Book of Spells, Grade 2]]'' by [[Miranda Goshawk]], as well as [[Skurge spellbook|another spellbook]] that could be found in the [[Hogwarts Library]].<ref name="COSG" />
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==Practitioners==
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<gallery widths="105" orientation="portrait" spacing="small" position="center">
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Profileflit.jpg|[[Filius Flitwick]]<ref name="COSG" />
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COS_promo_Harry_Potter_Hogwarts_uniform_cropped.jpg|[[Harry Potter]]<ref name="COSG" />
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</gallery>
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==Behind the scenes==
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*This is the counter-charm to the cut [[Ecto Spell]].
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*[[Miranda Goshawk]] claims in ''[[The Standard Book of Spells, Grade 2]]'' that this is one of many [[Scouring Charm]]s, perhaps indicating that there are many, each with a different purpose.<ref name="COSG" />
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*This [[spell]], along with the [[Avifors Spell]], [[Fire-Making Spell]], [[Knockback Jinx]], [[Wand-Lighting Charm]] and [[Severing Charm]] is excluded from the edition of ''[[The Standard Book of Spells, Grade 2]]'' given on {{PM}}.<ref name="PM">{{PM}}</ref>
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*As this was referred to as a [[Scouring Charm]] before it ever made an appearance in the books, this may simply be an early form of it, and is therefore distinctly different.
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==Appearances==
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*{{COS|G}} {{1st}}
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==Notes and references==
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{{Reflist}}
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{{Charms}}
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[[ru:Скурж]]
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[[fr:Enchantement d'Ectoplasmus]]
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[[Category:Charms]]
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[[Category:Cleaning spells]]
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[[Category:Spells of known incantation]]
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[[Category:Spells with a light]]

Latest revision as of 18:56, November 6, 2019

"There is a way of cleaning away ectoplasm without resorting to a can of Mrs Skower’s Magical Mess Remover, and this is with an effective scouring charm such as Skurge."
Miranda Goshawk, The Standard Book of Spells, Grade 2, Chapter 6 ⁠(Cleanliness Equals Wizardliness)[src]

The Skurge Charm (Skurge) is a scouring charm that can be used to clean up the sticky green ectoplasm created by passing ghosts. It can also be used to frighten spirits, such as the aforementioned ghosts, as well as poltergeists.[1] It is not be confused with the more versatile Scouring Charm.

HistoryEdit

The Skurge Charm was invented sometime after 1492. Before its invention, wizards and witches had to use shovels to get rid of ectoplasm.[1]

This is a rather basic spell, being taught by Professor Filius Flitwick to his second year charms class.[1] It is also included in The Standard Book of Spells, Grade 2 by Miranda Goshawk, as well as another spellbook that could be found in the Hogwarts Library.[1]

PractitionersEdit

Behind the scenesEdit

AppearancesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit


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