"The jinx is used to make a person trip and fall over."
— Description[src]

The Trip Jinx (incantation unknown) was a jinx used to make people trip and fall over.[1]

History

"Something caught him around the ankles and he fell spectacularly, skidding along on his front for six feet before coming to a halt. Someone behind him was laughing."
— Draco Malfoy assaulting Harry Potter with this jinx in 1996[src]

During the 1988–1989 school year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, this jinx was taught to fifth year Defence Against the Dark Arts students by the then DADA Professor Patricia Rakepick, in order to teach her students something useful and simple, considering how little they had learnt with previous teachers.[5]

This jinx was used by Draco Malfoy in 1996 on Harry Potter, while the Inquisitorial Squad captured members of Dumbledore's Army fleeing from the Room of Requirement. As the group had been informed by Dobby that Professor Umbridge had found out about Dumbledore's Army, the members went into flight, most escaped, but Harry Potter was captured with the use of this spell.[4]

Bellatrix Lestrange used this jinx on Fenrir Greyback to make him fall to his knees in Malfoy Manor.[6]

Known practitioners

Behind the scenes

Appearances

Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Pottermore
  2. 2.0 2.1 LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4
  3. 3.0 3.1 LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Chapter 27 (The Centaur and the Sneak)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery, Year 5, Chapter 13 (Rats and Dogs) - Defence Against the Dark Arts Lesson "Trip Jinx"
  6. 6.0 6.1 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1


Defence Against the Dark Arts (D.A.D.A.)
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D.A.D.A. at Hogwarts
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Professors
Arsenius Jigger · Albus Dumbledore · Galatea Merrythought · 1984–1985 professor · 1985–1986 professor · 1986–1987 professor · 1987–1988 professor · Patricia Rakepick · 1989–1990 professor · Quirinus Quirrell · Gilderoy Lockhart · Remus Lupin · Bartemius Crouch Junior (as Alastor Moody) · Dolores Umbridge · Severus Snape · Amycus Carrow (as Dark Arts teacher) · 21st-century professor
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Spells studied at Hogwarts under D.A.D.A.
Aqua Eructo · Boggart-Banishing Spell (Riddikulus) · Cave inimicum · Counter-curses · Counter-jinxes · Cruciatus Curse (Crucio) · Curse of the Bogies (Mucus ad Nasuem) · Cursed barrier spell · Densaugeo · Deprimo · Disarming Charm (Expelliarmus) · Ear-Shrivelling Curse · Everte Statum · Freezing Spell (Glacius) · Full Body-Bind Curse (Petrificus Totalus) · Fumos Duo · Green Sparks · Hex-Breaker· Hex-deflection · Hex Zapper · Homorphus Charm · Human-presence-revealing Spell (Homenium Revelio) · Impediment Jinx (Impedimenta) · Imperius Curse (Imperio) · Imperturbable Charm · Killing Curse (Avada Kedavra) · Knockback Jinx (Flipendo) · Lacarnum Inflamari · Langlock · Limbo Mist anticharm · Nonverbal spells · Patronus Charm (Expecto Patronus) · Red Sparks (Vermillious) · Reductor Curse (Reducto) · Salvio hexia · Sea Urchin Jinx · Seize and pull charm (Carpe Rectratum) · Shield Charm (Protego) · Smokescreen Spell (Fumos) · Snake-Vanishing Spell (Vipera Evanesca) · Softening Charm (Spongify) · Stretching Jinx · Tickling Charm (Rictusempra) · Tongue-Tying Curse (Mimble Wimble) · Trip Jinx · Twitchy-Ears Hex · Verdimillious Charm (Verdimillous) · Verdimillious Duo Spell (Verdimillous) · Verdimillious Tria · Vermillious Duo · Vermillious Tria · Wand-Lighting Charm (Lumos)
Creatures studied at Hogwarts under D.A.D.A.
Banshee · Boggart · Chameleon Ghoul · Charmed skeleton · Cornish Pixie · Dementor · Erkling · Flesh-Eating Slug · Ghost · Ghoul · Grindylow · Gytrash · Hag · Hinkypunk · Iguana · Imp · Inferius · Kappa · Nocturnal beasts · Red Cap · Snake · Troll · Vampire · Vampire bat · Werewolf · Yeti · Zombie
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