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Muffliato

Front page of the Half-Blood Prince's book

A spell from the Half-Blood Prince's book that fills the ears of anyone nearby with an unidentifiable buzzing


Muffliato fact file


Purpose

To allow secret conversations in public places

The effect it has on the recipient

Causes those around to hear only a buzzing noise

Famous moment a wizard or witch uses it

Used often by Harry, Ron and Hermione while hunting Horcruxes

Snape telling Harry to be quiet at the Tallest Tower

8 times the Half-Blood Prince reveals the real Snape


There were many crossings-out and alterations, but finally, crammed into a corner of the page, the scribble:

Levicorpus (n-vbl)


Extract

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

By J.K. Rowling

Front page of the Half-Blood Prince's book

Property of the Half-Blood Prince


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Elf fight


Harry pointed his wand hastily at the door of Madam Pomfrey’s office and muttered ‘Muffliato!’ so that she would not come running.


Extract

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

By J.K. Rowling

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I did everything… Muffliato, Muggle-Repelling and Disillusionment Charms, all of it. They shouldn’t be able to hear or see us, whoever they are


Hermione Granger
Harry Ron and Hermione's tent in the woods from the Deathly Hallows

The hideaway


‘Thought you didn’t approve of that spell?’ said Ron.

‘Times change,’ said Hermione. ‘Now, show us that Deluminator.’


Extract

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

By J.K. Rowling