Accio (AK-see-oh or A-see-oh) "Summoning Charm"
"accio" L. send for, summon

Causes an object to fly to the caster, even over quite some distance. It would seem that the caster must know at least the general location of the object Summoned.

Mrs. Weasley used a series of Summoning Charms to find the magical items Fred and George were trying to sneak out of the house with (GF6).

Harry learned the Summoning Charm to use the the First Task, when he Summoned his Firebolt to him so he could fly around and past the dragon (GF20).

Harry used this charm to call the Triwizard Cup to him while escaping Voldemort and the Death Eaters (GF34).

Moody used the Summoning Charm to grab the Marauder's Map off the stairs (GF )

Age Line
no incantation given

A thin golden line drawn on a floor, which affects anyone who crosses it if they are too young (Presumably, the Age Line could also be set up to prevent someone to cross who was older than a given age.)



Dumbledore drew an Age Line around the Goblet of Fire to keep away anyone who was not yet seventeen years old.

When the Weasely twins, who had taken an Aging Potion to try to fool it, crossed over the Age Line, they were thrown back and sprouted long white beards. (GF12)

Alohomora (AL-o-ho-MOR-ah)
"aloha" Haw. farewell + "mora" L. obstacle

Charm which causes a locked door to open.

Hermione uses this spell to let herself and Ron and Harry into the forbidden third floor corridor (SS9, also PA21),

but it wouldn't work on the door which required the winged key in the chamber guarding the Sorcerer's Stone (SS16)

Animagus(an-i-MAH-jus OR an-i-MAY-jus)
"animal" L. animal + "magus" Pers. magic user

A Wizard or Witch who can transform themselves into an animal; very rare. Plural: Animagi (an-i-MAH-jye OR an-i-MAH-gee)

McGonagall transforms into a cat (SS1, PA6).

Sirius Black, James Potter, and Peter Pettigrew become Animagi while students at Hogwarts (PA).



Animagi are supposed to be registered with the Ministry of Magic (PA, ) but there are unregistered ones around, for example Rita Skeeter (GF).

anti-cheating spells
no names or words given

Cast on quills before exams.

Used before exams at Hogwarts (SS16)

anti-gravity mist
no incantation given

Charm which creates an innocent-looking mist which hovers above the ground. A person stepping into this mist immediately finds that up and down have reversed and they are hanging from the ground over the endless sky.

Harry encounters this mist in the maze of the Third Task of the Triwizard Tournament. (GF

Aparecium (a-par-EE-see-um)
"appareo" L. to appear

Makes invisible ink become visible.

Hermione tried this on Riddle's diary, but no words appear (CS13)

Apparition (A-pa-RI-shun)

apparition can result in the caster being "splinched. a suit of armor so enchanted is still not a particularly clever thing. so many of them didn't know all the words to the songs.Apparate. · Apparition becomes more difficult as distance increases. Peeves took to hiding inside the armor and filling in the gaps with lyrics of his own invention. Unfortunately." which refers to part of the caster's body being left behind. · Done incorrectly. Avada Kedavra (uh-VAH-duh kuh-DAH-vruh ) "Killing Curse" 4 . · Very difficult spell. usually very rude ones (GF22). to appear Advanced spell used by fully trained wizards to disappear from one place and appear almost instantly somewhere else. · This charm was used as part of the Christmas decorations in 1994. Disapparate "appareo" L. armor-bewitching charm no incantation given Enchants a suit of armor to sing Christmas carols. · Wizards must pass a test in order to be allowed to perform it. Only highly trained wizards would try intercontinental Apparating ( ).

· This spell produces a glare of green light. 33). to test Viktor Krum's wand during the Weighing of the Wands. used this spell. bird Conjures a flock of small. · Wormtail. One of its sources is believed to be from Aramaic avada kedavra. used Avada Kedavra to kill Cedric Diggory (GF32). Causes instant death in a flash of green light. · One of the Unforgivable Curses · This is the spell Voldemort used to kill Harry's parents. · Mr.Aramaic: "let the thing be destroyed". GF14. SS1. on orders from Voldemort. · Harry is the only person to survive the Killing Curse (esp. twittering birds. Avis (AH-vis) "avis" L. another is the Phoenician alphabet (a-bra-ca-dabra). · It was also used to kill Frank Bryce (GF1) and Bertha Jorkins (GF1. NOTE: Abracadabra is a cabbalistic charm in Judaic mythology that is supposed to bring healing powers. sending the birds out the window (GF18) Babbling Curse 5 . also GF34). Ollivander.

and Gabrielle Delacour into this kind of sleep while they were "captured" by the merpeople in the lake (GF27) Binding/Fastening magic no incantation given Spells which fasten chains or ropes to restrain someone or something · 6 . Banishing Charm reverse of "Summoning Charm" no incantation given Sends an object away from the caster. Flitwick found himself being "banished" around the room by Neville. Hermione. whose aim wasn't very good (GF26) Bewitched Sleep no incantation given Puts someone into a deep sleep. but one can assume it causes the victim to babble. Ron.no incantation given Exact effect not mentioned. subjects are in a state almost like suspended animation and do not breathe for the duration of the spell. · Harry and his classmates practiced this spell in their fourth-year Charms class. · Lockhart supposedly cured a simple Transylvanian villager of this affliction (CS10). · Dumbledore placed Cho.

sent out a short distance. waterproof fires are a speciality of hers (CS11). · Hermione casts a bluebell flame that can be carried around in a jam jar.Dragon keepers use this magic to drive stakes into the ground to fasten the dragons to (GF19) · the chair in the Court of Magical Law magically restrained the accused using ropes (GF · Snape fired ropes from his wand to bind Sirius Black (PA · Pettigrew bound Harry to the tombstone of Tom Riddle Sr. Bogies. then retrieved into the jar (SS11) · She sends the flame onto Snape's robes (SS11) and against the Devil's Snare plant (SS16). Curse of the see Curse of the Bogies 7 . with a binding spell (GF see also Ropes. · Portable. magical Bluebell flames "bluebell" flower with blue blossoms Creates a quantity of blue flame which can be directed to a specific place.

Braking Charm no incantation given Charm used on a broomstick to allow it to stop effectively. named after the founders of the Comet Trading Company. · The Firebolt has an "unbreakable Braking Charm" on it. · Rita Skeeter uses this magic when she's trying to arrange an interview Cheering Charm no incantation given 8 . · Cedric used this spell to travel underwater and rescue Cho in the Second Task (GF26) candle magic no incantation used This minor spell ignites candles and can make them float in midair. (PA · the Horton-Keitch Braking Charm is a patented form of the Braking Charm. which makes the Comet Racing Broom (QA) Bubble-Head Charm no incantation given Encloses the head of the caster with a bubble of breathable air.

· Crouch Jr. · Cheering Charms were part of the Charms curriculum for the Third Years. · Sirius was going to suggest this spell to use against the Horntail dragon (GF9) Cross-Species Switches various Classification of Transfiguration spells in which one type of creature is transfigured into another. used this charm to fool the Goblet of Fire into accepting Harry's name under a fourth school (GF17) · Snape suggested that Harry. Ron.A charm that cheers a person up. 9 . connecting (as in membrane of the eye) + "-itis" L. makes them happy. to perplex Causes confusion. (PA15) Confundus Charm (con-FUN-dus) "confundo" L. A person who is affected by this Charm is said to be Confunded. They were included in the final exam for that term. and Hermione were Confunded by Sirius Black into believing him innocent (PA Conjunctivitis Curse "conjunctiva" L. inflammation A spell that affects the eyes and vision of the target.

But more likely: "bogey" British slang: booger Effect unknown. and Harry (GF14." this spell causes the victim to suffer almost intolerable pain. · Used by Voldemort's followers during his years of power. Cruciatus Curse (KROO-see-AH-tus) "cruciatus" L. 17. Some victims of prolonged use of this curse have been driven insane. "bogle" Scottish phantom or goblin c. Avery. 1505 and "bogge" terror.) One of the "Unforgiveable Curses. Voldemort used it on Wormtail. 21. Apparently it's easier to do the spell when the creatures have similar names. 33). torment (v. both on Wizards and Muggles. torture (n.) See CRUCIO Crucio (KROO-see-oh) "Cruciatus Curse" "crucio" L. 31. · 10 .· The fourth years had to write an essay about using these after practicing transfiguring guinea fowl into guinea pigs (GF22). 1836. possibly from "bwg" Welsh ghost and "bwgwl" fear Yeah.. 29. maybe. Curse of the Bogies "bogy" uncertain origin: "Old Bogey" = The Devil c. See LONGBOTTOM FAMILY..

· Hermione was hit by this curse from the wand of Draco Malfoy. Possibly can be used to remove other spell effects as well. eradicate Erases the ghost images of spells revealed by the Priori Incantatem spell. · Invented by Elliot Smethwyk in 1820. (QA) See MORSMORDE (GF9) Deletrius ( deh-LEE-tree-us ) "deleterius" L. but the curses missed and hit Hermione and Goyle (GF18) 11 . Malfoy and Harry Potter had started fighting in the corridor. · Amos Diggory uses the Deletrius spell to erase the ghost image of the Dark Mark he had caused to be emitted from Harry's wand (GF9).Ron threatened to learn this curse and then use it on Hermione and Neville if they all got caught roaming the school at night on their way to a duel with Malfoy (SS9) Cushioning Charm incantation unknown The Cushioning Charm creates an invisible "pillow" on the handle of the broom to make flying more comfortable. Densaugeo ( den-sah-OO-gi-oh ) "dens" L. grow Curse which causes the victim's teeth to enlarge grotesquely. detroy. tooth + "augeo" L.

as seen from the place a wizard is leaving. cleave. but realized he couldn't dry up that much water with it (GF26) 12 . · Harry uses this spell on Cedric's book bag to slow him down so Harry could tell him about the dragons (GF9) Disapparate (dis-AP-a-rate) "dis-" opposite of. open Spell that cuts something open. to appear Apparition. to sever or divide? Possibly similar in sound to "descend. It is said aloud while the statue is tapped with the caster's wand (PA10) Drought Charm no incantation given Dries up water. See APPARITION Dissendium (dis-EN-dee-um) uncertain: "dissocio" L. · Harry briefly considerd this as a method of getting to the bottom of the lake. "apart" + "appareo" L. · Harry learns this word from the Marauder's Map.Diffindo (dih-FIN-doe) "diffindo" L." Opens the secret door in the statue of the humped witch. from L.

35) Entrancing Enchantments no incantation given Spells that cause someone to fall in love with the caster. · Amos Diggory woke up Winky with an Ennervate spell · Dumbledore used it to revive Barty Crouch Jr. nerve Spell used to revive a person who has been hit by a Stunner. · The twins placed an Engorgement Charm on the Ton Tongue Toffee that they "accidentally" dropped in front of Dudley (GF4) · Kevin. c. much to Flitwicks's embarassment (CS13) 13 . · Lockhart suggested that Flitwick was an expert in these. swallow greedily Spell which causes the target to swell in size. from "nervus" L.Engorgio (en-GOR-gee-oh) "Engorgement Charm" "engorger" Fr. cause to be + "nerves" Eng. the little Wizard boy in the campground. was casting an Engorgement Spell (or something very similar) on a slug (GF Ennervate (EN-er-vayt) "en-" Old French from "in-" L.1603 strength. (GF9.

a silvery phantom shape. expect or look for + "patronus" Medieval L. i. If several people cast the spell simultaneously. the target may be rendered unconscious (PA. GF31) Expelliarmus (ex-pel-ee-AR-mus) "Disarming Spell" "expelo" L. patron saint. symbolizing a patron or assistant ALTERNATE ETYMOLOGY: "expecto" L. GF31. to expel from the chest. · Lupin teaches Harry to cast this spell. which he does with minor success until he faces a large group of Dementors who are trying to attack Sirius Black.e. taught at the Dueling Club (CS10) used frequently thereafter. · 14 . which is the embodiment of the positive thoughts of the caster. · Basic defensive spell. If the exact nature of the opponent's weapon is uncertain. usually that of an animal.to send forth from one's self. 34) Extinguishing Spell no incantation given Spell that puts out fires. Harry sees a Patronus come charging across the lake and later realizes that he himself cast it. Conjures a Patronus. to drive out + "arma" L. A Patronus will drive away Dementors. weapon Causes opponent's weapon to fly out of their hand. the spell can have unexpected results. (PA12.Expecto Patronum (ex-PEK-toh pa-TROH-num) "Patronus Charm" "expecto" L.

from "ferula" L. · 15 . not even if he had his nose pressed against their sitting room window!" Unfortunately. they kept them at the ready when handling the dragons for the first task (GF14) Ferula (feh-ROO-lah) "ferule" alt. settle. · Lupin uses this spell to conjure a splint and bandages for Ron's broken leg (PA19).unless. and he betrayed James and Lily (PA Finite Incantatum (fi-NEE-tay in-can-TAH-tum) "finio" L. and is henceforth impossible to find -. the Secret-Keeper chooses to divulge it. Peter Pettigrew was chosen as Secret-Keeper. spelling of "ferrule" Eng. their location is known only to their designated "Secret Keeper. Fidelius Charm (fih-DAY-lee-us) "fidelis" L. die + "incantationem" L. trusty. faithful Complex and powerful charm that hides a person or persons completely. "An immensely complex spell involving the magical concealment of a secret inside a single. As long as the Secret-Keeper refused to speak. You-KnowWho could search the village where Lily and James were staying for years and never find them. wooden handle for strength or protection. living soul.Used by dragon keepers. fennel plant Spell that conjures a wooden rod. end." · Used to try to protect Lily and James Potter from Voldemort. or Secret-Keeper. The information is hidden inside the chosen person. the art of enchanting Stops currently operating spell effects. of course.

Snape uses this spell to end the various unfortunate spells that were affecting members of the Dueling Club when things got a little out of hand (CS10) Fire Magic · See FIRE TALKING · See FLAME FREEZING CHARM · See BLUEBELL FLAMES · See INCENDIO · See EXTINGUISHING SPELLS · c. Wormtail starts a fire under the cauldron in which Voldemort is reborn Fire Talking no incantation given 16 .f.f. Hagrid starts a roaring fire in the hut on the rock without wand (SS4) · c.f.f. WAND EFFECTS · c. FLOO POWDER · c.

(GF10) · When he was in hiding. had drawn a Gryffindor lion under the words. (SS11) 17 . a person can communicate with another over distance. · Spell used by witches and the wizards in Medieval times who were burned at the stake.Using a Wizard's fire. who was good at drawing. · Snape used a powder thrown into the fire to contact Lupin and ask to speak to him (PA Flame Freezing Charm no words given Changes the properties of fire so that it's heat feels like a warm breeze. They would then scream and pretend to be burning up (PA1) Flashing Paint Charm no incantation given This "tricky little charm" makes the paint on a banner flash different colors. · Hermione uses this charm on the banner that the Gryffindors had painted on one of the sheets Scabbers had ruined.Sirius Black talked to Harry by means of a Wizard fireplace. and Dean. The head of the person making contact appears in the midst of the flames and they can hold a conversation and even interact physically with the person they are connecting to. · Amos Diggory used this method of contacting Ron's dad when Mad-Eye Moody reported being attacked. It said Potter for President.

keeping himself walking in more or less the right direction (GF31). performed with the wand laying flat on the open palm of the caster.Four-Point Spell "point me" A simple spell. · 18 . · Harry casts this spell on Malfoy. · Harry uses this spell to good advantage in the maze of the Third Task. but it is deflected and hits Goyle in the face (GF18. When the words are spoken. oven? Curse that causes boils to break out all over the victim. 37) Hex-Deflection A form of magic or class of spells that defend the caster against hexes. the wand rotates to point north. Freezing Charm · See PESKIPIKSI PESTERNOMI · See FLAME FREEZING CHARM Furnunculus ( fur-NUN-kyoo-lus) related to "furnus" L.

· Harry. looking for spells to help him combat a dragon.. man + "morph": Eng.. change shape [force werewolf into human shape] A good Charm to use against a werewolf. the same + "morph": Eng. · Dobby uses this spell (without wand or incantation) to float Aunt Petunia's violet pudding in the air (CS2) 19 . It's exact effects aren't given.. What good this would do anyone is unclear. · Lockhart supposedly used this Charm to defeat the Wagga Wagga werewolf and demonstrated the feat in Defense Against The Dark Arts class (CS10). wisely decided not to use this one as it would just give the dragon one more weapon (GF20) Hover Charm no incantation given Makes an object float in the air.Moody included Hex-Deflection in his fourth year Defense Against the Dark Arts classes (GF28) Homorphus Charm "homo" Gr. change shape [force a werewolf NOT to change] OR "homo" L. Horn Tongue no incantation given Conjures a horn on the target's tongue.

· 20 . not + "pervius" L. using it to stop a bee in midair. Harry uses it to good effect on the giant spider and on the huge Blast-Ended Skrewt. not + Stops an object or slows it down. (GF29. Ron also learns it. letting things through Makes something waterproof or water repellent. presumably. 31 Impervius (im-PER-vee-us) "im-" prefix from L. · When Flitwick was going to strip down Harry's Firebolt to check for curses.Hurling Hex no spell words given A nasty kind of curse that could be placed on a broom which would cause the rider to be thrown off. this was one of the things he was looking for (PA ) Impediment Curse See IMPEDIMENTA Impedimenta (im-ped-ih-MEN-tah ) "Impediment Curse" "im-" prefix from L. · Harry learns this spell to use in the Third Task.

· This spell appears in the book Basic Hexes for the Busy and Vexed. this hex removes hair." this spell causes the victim to be completely under the command of the caster. · Mr. which Harry consulted to find a spell to work against dragons. order. govern. to set fire to Starts a fire. (GF20) 21 .Hermione uses this spell to make Harry's glasses repel water during a rainy Quidditch match (PA9) Imperio (im-PAIR-ee-oh ) "Imperius Curse" "impero" L. Weasley uses this charm to start a fire in the Dursley's fireplace (GF4) Instant Scalping no incantation given As the name suggests. · (GF14) Incendio (in-SEN-dee-o) "incendo" L. command One of the "Unforgiveable Curses. who can make them do anything they wish.

Crabbe. BLUEBELL FLAMES 22 . · Hermione used the spell to break Harry's Shield Charm as they were practicing for the Third Task. this spell creates a handful of shimmering light. · During the tension-filled week leading up to the Gryffindor-Slytherin Quidditch match in the spring of 1994. (PA5) see also LUMOS. and Goyle were hit with this Jinx (along with a few other hexes and curses) on the train (GF31. crackling sound. 37) Leek Curse no incantation given Results in leeks growing out of the target's ears. It lit the compartment and the form of the Dementor which was searching the train. Light Spell no incantation used Appearing with a soft. a nasty incident in the corridors resulted in a Gryffindor fourth year and a Slytherin sixth year going to the Hospital Wing with leeks sprouting out of their ears. · Malfoy. · Lupin used this spell while on the Hogwarts Express.Jelly-Legs Jinx no incantation given Causes the target's legs to wobble uncontrollably.

and his beam of light was just as narrow and flashlight-like as Harry's usually is. Neville must then hop back to the common room (SS13) Lumos (LOO-mos) "lumen" L. · The spell to turn the light off is "Nox. death Locks together the legs of the victim." Memory Charm See OBLIVIATE Messenger Spell no incantation used 23 . You'd think Dumbledore would have been able to summon up something a little brighter.Locomotor Mortis (lo-co-MO-tor MOR-tis) "Leg-Locker Curse" "loco" L. from a place + "motionem" L. Crouch (GF28). light Causes a small beam of light to shine from the end of the caster's wand. · This spell is used frequently as people skulk about the castle or the Forbidden Forest. making him unable to walk. · Dumbledore even used one when looking for Mr. · Draco casts this spell on Neville just for kicks. motion + "mortis" L.

ghostly bird. to bite duh ) Conjures an immense glowing skull in the sky. who send it up in the sky when they kill. rather like a small. death + "mordere" L. (GF9) Muggle Repelling Charms 24 . (GF28) Mobiliarbus (MO-bi-lee-AR-bus) "mobilis" L. He simply pointed his wand in the direction of Hagrid's hut and sent the messenger without saying a word. · Dumbledore sent a message to Hagrid using this spell.Sends a magical messenger to someone in the form of a silvery dart. movable + "arbor" L. comprised of green sparks. The Dark Mark is seen at the Quidditch World Cup in 1994. There is a snake coming out of the skull's mouth. tree Moves a tree. which suggests that it is possible to retrace the flight of the dart. Certainly there cannot be a "standard" spell for moving a tree to one side! Morsmorde (mors-MOR"The Dark Mark" "mors" L. Hagrid came directly to Dumbledore. in this case a tree. It is up to the caster to be able to tack on the correct Latinate word for the object to be moved. · This spell is known only to Death Eaters. using Harry's wand. · The basic spell for moving something starts with the "Mobili" prefix. conjured up by Barty Crouch Jr.

· These spells are used routinely by the Ministry of Magic as they work to keep the Wizarding World a secret from the Muggles. night Turns off the light from a "Lumos" spell. Voldemort broke through it. if Muggles got anywhere near it.no incantation given Spells cast to keep Muggles away from a place or object. · Memory Charms were used on the witnesses to Peter Pettigrew's murder of thirteen Muggles and subsequent escape as a rat (PA10). Obliviate (oh-BLI-vee-ate) "Memory Charm" "oblivisci" L. · Bertha Jorkins had had a Memory Charm placed on her by Crouch Sr. · They are used if a Muggle sees a dragon (SS ) and after an enchanted item falls into Muggle hands (CS3). they would suddenly remember some appointment they were late for and hurry off (GF8) Nox (noks) "nox" L. at the Crouch home (GF33). · The Quidditch World Cup Stadium had Muggle Repelling Charms all over it. · 25 . but the process left her mind damaged and he killed her (GF1). forget Modifies or erases portions of a person's memory. after she discovered Barty Crouch Jr.

9). See EXPECTO PATRONUM Pepper Breath no incantation given This charm gives a person firey hot breath. patron saint. name for the orchid plant family Conjures a bouquet of flowers out of the end of a wand. He'd interview someone who battled some creature or conquered some dark foe. · Lockhart used Memory Charms on those whose adventures he claimed as his own.Mr. Roberts. Orchideous (or-KID-ee-us ) "Orchideae" L. but it backfired onto him instead. He tried to do the same to Harry and Ron. (CS16) · A Ministry Wizard whose job it is to cast Memory Charms is called an Obliviator (GF7). then write the story as if he did it himself and give a Memory Charm to theperson so they'd forget it was really them. needed ten Memory Charms a day or he started noticing odd things going on. the campground manager near the Quidditch World Cup. · 26 . Later. · Mr. Ollivander used this spell to test Fleur's wand at the Weighing of the Wands (GF18) Patronus Charm (pa-TROH-nus) "patronus" Medieval L. after he and his family had been attacked by the Death Eaters. they all received Memory Charms (GF7.

· 27 . caused by seeing the reflected eyes of a Basilisk. is turns a dark smokey gray and can only be moved by the use of a fan. (CS6) Petrification "petrificare" L. · Lockhart tries this spell on the escaped Cornish Pixies. · The Petrification effect resembles death.Harry. The antidote is made from mandrake roots (CS9). It has no effect. Petrificus Totalus (pe-TRI-fi-cus toe-TAH-lus) "Full Body Bind" "petrificare" L. The spell words certainly don't fit the usual format. as if in suspended animation. If a ghost is Petrified. entire Turns the entire body of the victim rigid. when researching spells to use against a dragon. decides against this one (GF20). to make into stone + "totalis" L. rock Not a spell so much as a magical effect. to make into stone. Peskipiksi Pesternomi (pes-kee PIK-see pes-ter-NO-mee) "Freezing Charm"? "pesky" + "pixie" + "pester" + "no" + "me" Lockhart's version of a Freezing Charm. from "petra" L. except that the victim is still alive. It takes careful examination to discern whether a victim is in fact Petrified instead of dead. so it seems likely that Lockhart was making the whole thing up on the spot.

preceeding + "incantatare" L." a display in sequence of the last spells one of the wands cast.Hermione casts this spell on Neville with profuse apologies when he tried to stop them from going after the Sorcerer's Stone (SS16) Prior Incantato (prye-OR in-can-TAH-toe) also: Priori Incantatem "Reverse Spell Effect" "prior" L. · Bagman used the Sonorus and Quietus spells to allow himself to speak to a large crowd at the World Cup and at the Triwizard Tournament (GF8) 28 . to bewirtch or enchant Can be cast as a spell. were linked in the Priori Incantatem effect. peaceful Reverses the effect of the Sonorus spell. former. When two wands are forced to duel which have core material from the same single animal. ("Prior Incantato"). earlier. which share a core of a feather from the same phoenix. · Amos Diggory cast the Prior Incantato spell on Harry's wand to find out if it had cast the Dark Mark (GF9) · When Harry and Voldemort dueled. Which wand will show the spell effect depends on the willpower of the two wizards involved. (GF36) Quietus (KWY-uh-tus) reverse: Sonorus "quietus" L. The images can be dispelled using the Deletrius spell. quiet. their wands. in which case it forces a wand to emit a ghost image of the last spell it cast. the result will be "Priori Incantatem. making the caster's voice normal in volume.

He used it to blast a hole in the hedge (GF31) Relashio "rilascio" It. from" reducere" L. 1380: to bring down Blasts solid objects out of the caster's path. c. 29 . to issue Relases a jet of firey sparks. (GF) Reluctant Reversers. . borrowed from Old French and Latin. this spell fires a jet of boiling water.Reducio (re-DOO-see-oh ) reverse: Engorgio "redusen" Middle Eng. bring. diminish. lead Causes an object to return to it's normal size. bring back to the source. A Charm To Cure no incantation given Broom charm. Underwater. to relax. who had enlarged a spider with an Engorgement Charm. · Moody. · Harry used this spell against the Grindylows in the Second Task. used Reducio to return it to it's normal size (GF14) Reductor Curse from "redusen" Middle English. · Harry learned this spell as part of his preparation for the Third Task.to release. from "reducer" Old Fr.

11) · Probably the same spell as Mr. grin + "sempra" L. and Percy uses to repair his glasses when he bows just a little bit too low (GF8). gaping mouth. Restoring Spell no incantation used Forces an Animagus who has transformed into animal form to revert to their human form. 30 . restore Undoes damage to an object. Reparo (re-PAR-oh ) "reparare" L. The spell's effect is a bright blue-white flash of light. Weasley uses to repair Harry's glasses (CS4). repair. always Causes a person to laugh uncontrollably. Bill Weasley uses to repair the table leg (GF5). · Lupin and Sirius cast this spell together to change Scabbers back into Peter Pettigrew (PA19) Rictusempra (ric-tu-SEM-pra) "Tickling Charm" "rictus" L.· This spell is on page twelve of the Handbook of Do-It-Yourself Broom Care (PA2). · Hermione casts this spell to repair the broken glass in the door to a railway carriage compartment (GF8.

joke. the chain glow gold and encircle the person's arms. (GF36) · Wormtail conjured tight cords to bind Harry to the headstone of Voldemort's father (GF32) · Snape used this spell to tie up Lupin. GF31) Ropes. there was a loud bang. · Lupin taught the third year Defense Against The Dark Arts class to use this spell (PA. magical no incantation used Sends out magical ropes from a wand which tie up someone firmly. · Dumbledore used magic ropes from his wand to bind Barty Crouch Jr.· Harry casts this spell on Draco at the Dueling Club (CS10) Riddikulus (ri-di-KYOO-lus) "ridiculum" L. from "ridere" L. forces the creature to take on a silly appearance. When a prisoner sits in that chair. binding them to the chair (GF30) Scouring Charm 31 . to laugh Defense against a Boggart. (PA19) · a similar enchantment is used on the Chained Chair in the Court of Magical Law. When he did it.

fingernails. the serpent moves to attack Justin Fitch-Fletchley (CS10) Severing Charm no incantation given Spell to cut something. serpent + "sortir" Old Fr. · Hermione taught Neville a Scouring Charm to clean the frog guts out from under his fingernails (GF14). · A Scouring Charm is required to eradicate an infestation of Bundimuns (FB) Serpensortia (ser-pen-SOR-sha) "serpens" L.no incantation given Cleans things. 32 . · Ron uses this spell to remove the lace from the neck and sleeves of his used dress robes (GF23) Shield Charm no incantation given This spell creates a magical barrier which will deflect hexes thrown at the caster. to go out Causes a large serpent to burst from the end of an opponent's wand. for example. · Draco casts this spell on Harry at the Dueling Club on Snape's suggestion.

ENNERVATE 33 . Ron had only a short time before. 31) Stunner "Stunning Spell" See STUPEFY c. loud Makes the caster's voice carry over long distances. Ron's wand was damaged and the spell backfired (CS7) · Interestingly.f.· Harry learned this spell in his preparations for the Third Triwizard Tournament task (GF31). snapped "Eat slugs. Unfortunately. Slug Curse no incantation given Causes the victim to belch up slugs. Malfoy!" Sonorus (so-NO-rus ) reverse: Quietus "sonorus" L. at breakfast. · Ron tried to hit Malfoy with this curse after Malfoy had called Hermione a Mudblood. · Ludo Bagman uses these spells to make his voice heard throughout the World Quidditch Cup stadium and over the stands of people watching the Triwizard Tournament (GF8.

· Neville wasn't particularly adept at these (GF15) See CROSS-SPECIES SWITCHES Talon-clipping charm no incantation given A charm used for dragon care. depending on the transfiguration intended A classification of Transfiguration spells. stunned Renders the target of the spell unconscious. from "stupeo" L.Stupefy ( STOO-puh-fye) "Stunner" reverse: "Ennervate" "stupefacio" L. · Used by Ministry Wizards to try to stop whomever cast the Dark Mark (GF9) · Used by dragon keepers (a lot of them at once) to manage dragons (GF Summoning Charm See ACCIO Switching Spells various. · 34 . to make senseless.

Knowing Lockhart.1656. from Taranto. from L. Norris was dead.f. · Lockhart pronounced with certainty that Mrs. Dumbledore informed everyone that she wasn't in fact dead. rather she was Petrified. PESKIPIKSI PESTERNOMI) (CS9) Twitchy Ears Hex no incantation given 35 . a city in Italy + "allegro" It. (GF20) Tarantallegra (TAIR-an-tuh-LEG-ruh) "tarantella" It. to change or alter greatly and often with grotesque or humorous effect c.Harry found this spell in a book in the Hogwarts library when researching ways to overcome the Hungarian Horntail in the First Task of the Triwizard Tournament.f. and Lockhart pointed out that he knew this all along. Calvin and Hobbes: his "duplicating machine" is called a Transmogrifier Supposedly something which results in a cat being killed. · Draco casts this spell on Harry during the Dueling Club (CS10) Tickling Charm See RICTUSEMPRA Transmogrifian Torture "trans" L. verb c. across + ? "transmogrify" Eng. it is distinctly possible that there is no such thing as the Transmogrifian Torture (c. dance associated with the tarantula. Immediately thereafter. killed by the Transmogrifian Torture. fast Forces the victim's legs to do a crazy dance.

(GF10) 36 . · Hermione suggested that this may have been done to make Durmstrang and Beauxbatons harder to locate by other witches and wizards. the Killing Curse. · Harry was hit with this Hex as they practiced Hex-Deflection in Defense Against the Dark Arts class (GF28) Unbreakable Charm incantation not given Makes an object unbreakable. makes it impossible to plot its location on a map. (GF37) Unforgivable Curses Three curses in particular are known as Unforgivable because using them on another human being can result in a life term in Azkaban. The three curses are the Cruciatus Curse. See CRUCIO See AVADA KEDAVRA See IMPERIO Unplottable incantation not given Magical state of a place. One. and the Killing Curse.Causes the ears of the victim to wiggle and twitch uncontrollably. These three curses were used extensively by Voldemort's followers during his rise to power in the 1970s. but the curse backfired and Voldemort was defeated. the Imperius Curse. was used by Voldemort himself on Harry Potter. · Hermione cast an Unbreakable Charm on the jar in which she captured Rita Skeeter in beetle form.

· McGonagall creates a loud bang to get people's attention in the hallway (CS10) · Harry and Ron shot sparks to hold off an advancing skrewt (GF21) 37 . Vanishing Spell no incantation given Makes something or someone disappear. Harry wished he knew a good Vanishing Spell to escape the embarassment (CS Waddiwasi (wah-di-WAH-see) "wad" + ? Shoots a wad of gum out of a keyhole.· Hogwarts also has wards and spells on it to hide its true nature from Muggles. He uses it to remove a wad of gum from a keyhole that Peeves was putting there. designed to get people's attention. sparks. (PA7) Wand effects no words used Causes loud booming noises. (SEE Muggle Repelling Charms). · Lupin considers this to be a useful little spell. The gum then shot up Peevse's nose. but it is apparently not Unplottable. · When Colin was taking his picture and asking him to sign it. or flashes of light.

· Harry. steep + "levo" L. to raise up. Ron. · The judges of the Triwizard Tournament show scores with ribbons coming from their wands (GF Wingardium Leviosa (win-GAR-dee-um lev-ee-OH-sa) "wing" + "arduus" L. Draco. Four-Point Spell. Wand Writing Wand writing no incantation given Emits an animated ribbon from the tip of the wand that spells words or forms numbers · Dumbledore uses ribbon from wand to form letters in air (SS7). · 38 . Neville fired red sparks into the air to call for help in the Forbidden Forest (SS · Ollivander casts a stream of silver smoke rings and a fountain of wine during the Weighing of the Wands (GF18) · Purple firecrackers to get everyone's attention (SS10) SEE ALSO: Messenger Spell. · Very simple spell taught to first year Charms students (SS10). levitate Causes a feather to levitate. high.

even though the "wing" portion of the spell seems specific to feathers. 39 . Ron uses this spell to make a mountain troll's club levitate and then crash back onto it's own head.In an excellent example of how intention affects magic.

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