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Aresto Momentum
Arresto Momentum
Incantation

Arresto Momentum[1]
(ah-REST-oh moh-MEN-tum)[2]

Type

Charm[2]

Hand Movement

Wave wand[3]

Light

None[2]

Effect

Halts movement[1]

Creator

Daisy Pennifold[4]

"He ran onto the pitch as you fell, waved his wand, and you sort of slowed down before you hit the ground."
—Description[src]

Arresto Momentum[1] was the incantation of a charm used to halt the movement of a target[1] or to decrease the velocity with which the target moved[3].

PractitionersEdit

  • Albus Dumbledore[3]
  • Unidentified referee[1]

MeaningEdit

The incantation translates directly to "considerable weight" or "considerable motion" in Latin[5][6].

Behind the scenesEdit

  • In the films, there is only one 'r' in the incantation "Aresto Momentum". Pottermore, however, clarifies this, giving the incantation as "Arresto Momentum".

AppearancesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

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