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{{Quote|Oh, she got a [[Hogwarts acceptance letter|letter]] just like that and disappeared off to that — that ''[[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry|school]]'' — and came home every vacation with her pockets full of [[Frog-Spawn|frog spawn]], turning teacups into [[rat]]s.|[[Petunia Dursley]] regarding her sister [[Lily J. Potter]]'s [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry|Hogwarts]] years|Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone}}
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'''Teacup to Rat''' {{Incantation unknown}} is a [[Transforming Spells|transforming spell]] that [[Transformation|turns]] teacups into [[rat]]s.<ref name="TCG">{{TCG}}</ref>
 
'''Teacup to Rat''' (incantation unknown) is a [[Transforming spell]] that turns teacups into rats.
 
   
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==
*Given the number of transfiguration lessons the card that this spell debuts on in the TCG requires in order for one to learn it (and the context it is mentioned in the [[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]]) this does not appear to be very advanced magic (probably [[Second Year|Second]] or [[Third Year]] level).
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*Given the number of transfiguration lessons the card that this spell debuts on in the TCG requires in order for one to learn it (and the context it is mentioned in the {{PS}}) this does not appear to be very advanced magic (probably [[Second year|second]] or [[third year]] level).
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*There is another spell which transforms [[Teacup to gerbil|teacups to gerbils]]. It may even be essentially the same spell, but with a slightly different end result, as both animals are rodents.
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
*[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone]] {{mention}}
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*{{PS}} {{1st Mention}}
*[[Harry Potter Trading Card Game]] {{1st Described}}
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*{{TCG}} {{1st}}
 
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Revision as of 16:58, October 28, 2019

"Oh, she got a letter just like that and disappeared off to that — that school — and came home every vacation with her pockets full of frog spawn, turning teacups into rats."
Petunia Dursley regarding her sister Lily J. Potter's Hogwarts years[src]

Teacup to Rat (incantation unknown) is a transforming spell that turns teacups into rats.[1]

Behind the scenes

  • Given the number of transfiguration lessons the card that this spell debuts on in the TCG requires in order for one to learn it (and the context it is mentioned in the Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone) this does not appear to be very advanced magic (probably second or third year level).
  • There is another spell which transforms teacups to gerbils. It may even be essentially the same spell, but with a slightly different end result, as both animals are rodents.

Appearances

Notes and references


Transfiguration (class)
COS Vera Verto demo
Branches of Transfiguration Transformation · Vanishment · Conjuration · Untransfiguration
Notable 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 · Goldfinch to Golden Snitch · Flobberworm to Fritter · Gnomes to Lawn Gnomes · Guinea fowl to guinea pig · Gobstone to skunk · Hedgehog to pincushion · Lovebird to Love Note · Match to needle · Meddling Man to Monkey · Mice to Snuffboxes · Owl to Opera Glasses (Strigiforma) · Pawn to Queen · Porcupine to Pin Cushion (Hystrifors) · Puffskein to Paperweight · 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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