Harry Potter Spells
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From the Latin for “to summon”.-- Harry uses this Charm to summon his Firebolt to defeat the dragon in the Triwizard tournament: Goblet of Fire.
Used by Fleur Delacour … to put out her skirt which is on fire during her challenge against a dragon” The Goblet of Fire (Wikipedia)
Also unlocks objects. “From Hawaiian aloha, meaning "hello" or in this case "farewell", and Latin mora, meaning "obstacle".” (Wikipedia)
Used by Professor Slughorn on Marcus Belby: The Half-Blood Prince. From the Greek anapneo, ‘I breathe in’
Used unsuccessfully by Hermione in an attempt to reveal the contents of Tom Riddle's diary in Chamber of Secrets
The opposite to “Disapparate”. ‘Appareo’ is the Latin for ‘to become visible’.
One of the 3 Unforgivable Curses-- The Aramaic avada means "I destroy/kill" whereas kedavra means "as I speak". (Wikipedia)
Latin for ‘bird’. Used by Mr Ollivander to check that Viktor Krum’s wand was in working order before the Triwizard Tournament: Goblet of Fire
Used by Ginny Weasley on Draco Malfoy (Order of the Phoenix) and Zacharius Smith (Half-blood Prince)
Used underwater by Cedric Diggory in the Triwizard Tournament (Goblet of Fire) and by students to avoid the bad smells caused by pranks on Dolores Umbridge (Order of the Phoenix)
First used in Order of the Phoenix when Neville, Luna and Harry needed to seal doors in the Department of Mysteries against some Death Eaters… The Latin word 'porta' means ‘door' and the Greek root 'kolla' means ‘glue’, (Wikipedia)
Hermione uses this Charm to confuse Cormac McLaggen during Quidditch try-outs so that Ron will get picked as Keeper (Half-blood Prince)
Used by Viktor Krum to blind his dragon in Goblet of Fire and by Madame Maxime on the giants in Order of the Phoenix.
One of the 3 Unforgivable Curses -- ‘Crucio’ from the Latin ‘to torture’
Amos Diggory uses this to get rid of the echo of the Dark Mark from Harry's wand (Goblet of Fire)
Draco’s spell re-bounds onto Hermione in Goblet of Fire, when Madame Pomfrey reduces her teeth, Hermione lets her make them smaller than they originally were.
A Severing Charm. From the Latin ‘to split’
Alistair Moody makes Harry change colour to match the background in Order of the Phoenix.
The password that causes the statue of the humpbacked witch hiding the secret passage to Honeydukes to open up. (Prisoner of Azkaban)
Sometimes “Renervate” to wake someone
Hagrid is suspected of using this Charm on his pumpkins!
In The Half-Blood Prince, Tonks uses this spell to fix Harry's broken nose. “From the Greek "episkeui", which means "repair"” (Wikipedia).
From the Latin evanescere, "to disappear".
Conjures an incarnation of wizard’s innermost positive emotions. ‘Patronus’ is Latin for ‘protector’.
Latin for ‘to expel a weapon’ this makes the opponent’s wand, or other object, fly from their hand.
Remus Lupin uses this spell to bind Ron's broken leg (The Prisoner of Azkaban). Latin ferula, meaning "walking-stick" or "splint (Wikipedia)
“Snape uses it in The Chamber of Secrets to restore order in the Dueling Club when Harry and Draco were dueling” (Wikipedia)
‘Flagratia’ is the Latin for ‘burning’ Hermione uses this spell in The Order of the Phoenix to mark doors of the Department of Mysteries which had already opened
Harry uses this against Draco in Goblet of Fire, but hits Goyle instead.
Latin impedimentum means "a hindrance" or "an impediment” (Wikipedia)
One of the 3 Unforgivable Curses, Harry starts learning to resist it in Goblet of Fire
Hermione uses it on Harry's glasses while in a rainy Quidditch (The Prisoner of Azkaban)
“First heard in The Order of the Phoenix, when Dolores Umbridge gets in a battle with the centaurs.” (Wikipedia)
“Used in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by Arthur Weasley to create a fire in the Dursleys' hearth so that he could use Floo powder there”. (Wikipedia)
Used on Malfoy, Crabbe and Goyle on the train in The Goblet of Fire
Used by Harry on Peeves in The Half-blood Prince
Harry learnt Occlumency to protect himself from this.
“Apparently invented by the Half-Blood Prince, and described by him as "non-verbal", although it can be used verbally” (Wikipedia)
Harry uses the spell in The Half-Blood Prince when he accidentally levitates Ron.
Draco Malfoy uses this spell on Neville Longbottom in The Philosopher's Stone
Used by Nymphadora Tonks in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix to move Harry's trunk from his room.(Wikipedia)
Used in the Prisoner of Azkaban so Harry can read his homework.
“In Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Hermione Granger uses the spell to move a Christmas Tree … to hide Harry Potter who had sneaked to Hogsmeade using the Marauder's Map.” (Wikipedia)
Sirius Black uses it on Professor Snape in The Prisoner of Azkaban.
The Dark Mark is the sign of Lord Voldemort. “Latin mors, "death", and mordere, meaning "to bite"” (Wikipedia)
Fills people’s ears with a buzzing sound
‘Nox’ is Latin for ‘Night’
Can also modify a memory. The Latin ‘Oblivo’ means ‘Forgetfulness’
Taught to Harry Potter by Professor Snape in "Order of the Phoenix"
During an argument with Ron, Hermione summons a flock of canaries and makes them attack him. (Half-blood Prince) From the Latin ‘oppugno’ meaning ‘I attack.’
Used by Mr Ollivander to test Fleur Delacour's wand before the Triwizard Tournament (Goblet of Fire)
First used in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by Hermione, to prevent Neville from stopping her, Ron, and Harry from hunting for the Philosopher's Stone (Wikipedia)
Harry uses this to guide him through the maze during the third task of the Triwizard Tournament. (The Goblet of Fire.
Portkeys are objects that are charmed to transport those who touch them to another place. Goblet of Fire.
When two wands that share the same magical core, such as Harry and Voldemort’s, are forced to engage in battle, a more powerful reverse spell effect called Priori Incantatem takes place. (The Goblet of Fire)
Latin protego, "I cover" or "I protect". (Wikipedia)
Makes your voice return to normal volume.
Reduces objects to their normal size
Harry uses this spell to burn a small hole in one of the maze hedges in The Goblet of Fire
First seen in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, used by Hermione Granger to mend the taped nose bridge of Harry's glasses (Wikipedia)
The Tickling Charm used by Harry on Draco in the Dueling Club (Chamber of Secrets).
Causes the target to take on a humorous appearance.
“First used by Nymphadora Tonks to clean Hedwig's cage in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Later, Ginny Weasley performs the spell to clean up Stinksap in the Hogwarts Express” (Wikipedia)
Invented by the Half-blood Prince and used by Harry against Draco in the Dueling Club. Latin ‘sectum’, ‘cut’, and ‘semper’, ‘always’
Used by Draco in Chamber of Secrets
From Spanish, meaning "silent" and has its origins in the Latin word "silentium."
Used in place of a megaphone
Hermione uses this to find more out about the Half-blood Prince’s Advanced Potion-Making book.
With red light or sparks from the wand.
The Tarantella is a very fast Italian dance
“Hermione Granger uses the spell in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince to remove blood from Harry's face. It is later used to remove spilled ink. Latin tergere, "wipe off; cleanse” (Wikipedia)
Used by Remus Lupin to expel a wad of chewing gum from a key hole and up Peeves' nose. (Prisoner of Azkaban)
First mentioned in Philosopher’s Stone when Prof. Flitwick’s class practice the spell.
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