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Nox

The empty bedroom of the Shrieking Shack

A spell that extinguishes light


Nox fact file


Type

Charm

Purpose

To extinguish wandlight after the use of Lumos

The effect it has on the recipient

Extinguishes wandlight

Famous moment a wizard or witch uses it

Hermione and Harry try and hide themselves while exploring the Shrieking Shack

Nox’, they whispered together, and the lights at the end of their wands went out.


Extract

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

By J.K. Rowling

The empty bedroom of the Shrieking Shack

Plunged into darkness


Harry wriggled into the earthy passage hidden in the tree’s roots. It was a much tighter squeeze than it had been the last time they...


Extract

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

by J.K. Rowling