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Old December 26th, 2007, 6:46 am
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Re: Movie mistakes

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Originally Posted by The 8th Weasley View Post
Maybe Snape just mean it was best to use it non-verbal that way the person didn't know what was coming.
I suspect you're right. In HBP, Snape asks the DADA class what the advantage is of non-verbal spells; Hermione answers "Your adversary has no warning about what kind of magic you're about to perform which gives you a split-second advantage." Which Snape acknowledges is the right answer, then goes on to say that not everyone can do non-verbal magic, that it takes concentration and mind power. Snape seems to be saying that any spell can be non-verbal if the person is skilled enough....so we can assume "levicorpus" would work as a verbal spell also.


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