Spells, Curses and Charms A-M N-Z
Accio - A summoning
charm used by Mrs. Weasley to get Ton-Tongue Toffees away from George. Vol. 4, p.68.
Alohomora - Door unlocking
Aparecium - Spell to
make invisible ink visible.
Apparate - Moves a Person from One Spot to Another.
Avada Kedavra - The
"worst curse," also known as the Killing Curse. There is no countercurse or blocking curse for it. This is the curse that
Harry miraculously survived when his parents were killed. He is the only known person to have survived it.
Avifors - Turns Small Objects Into Birds.
Avis - Launches Birds From Your Wand
Banishing Charm - The
opposite of a summoning charm.
- Worn on the head; looks like an upside down goldfish bowl; insures the wearer of a supply of fresh, clean air. Cedric Diggery
used it in the Triwizard Tournament for the Second task.
Colloportus - Used
to seal a door.
Confundus Charm - Used
to "bamboozle" a powerful magical object.
- Put on dragons to affect their eyes, their weakest part.
- A fully fledged patronus; has a clearly defined form, not just vapor and smoke.
Counter Curse - Used
to remand a curse.
Cruciatus Curse - Causes
violent, wrenching pain in its victim; one of the three Unforgivable curses.
Crucio - What is said
to bring on the Cruciatus curse.
Deletrius - Counters "Prior Incatato"
Densaugeo - Enlarges Teeth
Diffindo Curse - Causes
things to split.
Disapparate - To disappear
at will. Can't be done within the walls of Hogwarts.
- Makes one a human chameleon; you take on the color and texture of what is behind you.
Dissendium - A spell
that opens entrance to secret passage to Hogwarts.
Doxycide - Used to
Elephant and Castle - A backfiring Jinx, the Magical
Law Enforcement Squad sorted it out before Arthur got there.
Engorgement Charm -
Were you get bigger by a spell. Eat a Ton-Tongue toffee and your tongue will swell up.
Engorgio Curse - Will
make the victim swell up.
Ennervate - a spell
to revive someone who's unconscious.
Evanesco - A charm
to make things disappear.
Expecto Patronum - Creates a Patronus
Expelliarmus - Disarming
Fernunculus - Produces Boils On Opponent
Ferula - Spell to conjure
a sling for a broken limb.
Fidelius Charm - A
complex spell involving the magical concealment of a secret inside a living soul. The secret is safe unless the secret keeper
decides to reveal it.
Finite Incantatem -
Flipendo - Knocks An Object Backwards
Four-Point Spell -
Points wand due north to help one find their way.
Impediment Curse -
A spell to slow down and obstruct attackers.
Imperius Curse - A
powerful, illegal curse that can give the curser total control of their victim. One of the three Unforgettable Curses
- Put on the Door by Mrs. Weasley so the Extendable Ears couldn't get through.
Incarcerous - Causes
thick rope to wrap snake-like around the arms and legs of a victim.
Incendio - A spell
to bring flames.
Jelly Legs Jinx - Causes the legs to get all wobbly.
Legilimens - The charm
for Legilimency. Enables one to get into another's mind.
Locomotor Mortis -
Locomotor Trunk - Causes
a trunk to move by itself.
Lumos - A charm to
light the end of a wand (so it acts like a flashlight).
Mobilarbus - Spell
to move objects.
Mobilicorpus - Spell
to move someone who can't walk.
Morsemorde - Spell
to conjure the Dark Mark.