• Spells The Memory Modifying Charm is also called “Memory Charm”. Modifies or erases portions of a person’s memory. A person who has their memory erased can be described as “Obliviated” (WFT). Memory Modifying Charms are often used to uphold the International Code of Wizarding Secrecy and to avoid frightening Muggles. Officials… Read More
• Occupations An obliviator is a wizard or witch who is member of the Accidental Magic Reversal Squad, with special training in the use of Memory Charms. Read More
• Magical identities A young witch or wizard, usually under the age of ten but sometimes older, who has kept their magical ability repressed until it becomes an Obscurus – a violent force of Dark Magic which may burst forth from them unexpectedly (WFT). Read More
• Magical effects An Obscurus is a powerful Dark force that develops inside a young witch or wizard who has to constantly repress or hide their magical abilities (WFT). The children who develop an Obscurus have lived through some kind of trauma associated with magic, which creates shame and the attempt to suppress their… Read More
• Businesses Wizarding publisher located at 18a Diagon Alley, London.  Their editor Augustus Worme commissioned the original edition of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by Newt Scamander in 1918, which is now in its 52nd edition (FB). Read More
• Creature A beautiful, carnivorous creature native to India and the Far East, resembling a winged snake, but plumed, having two legs, and reaching up to fifteen feet in length. As occamy eggshells are formed from pure soft silver, the occamy’s reputation for aggression may be overstated, as most of its interaction with humans probably… Read More
• Magical objects • Potion ingredients The pure silver eggshells are quite valuable and may be used as a potions ingredient. Read More
• Architecture A carving of an owl over the entrance to Woolworth Building serves as the only outward sign of MACUSA being located there (Pm). Read More
• Creature Owls in the wizarding world are regarded both as pets and as the primary method of communication. They are of course used to deliver letters and packages as part of owl post service, but to wizards they mean more than just that. On many occasions Harry thinks of Hedwig as… Read More