• Spells The Canary Transfiguration Hex temporarily changes someone into a giant canary. After a few moments, the Transfigured person molts back into themselves. Read More
• Magical effects Candle Magic is a minor spell for igniting candles and making them float in midair. Read More
• Magical effects Wizard Space is a magical effect. It causes objects to hold more than their outer dimensions would seem to allow. Wizard Space is created by the Undetectable Extension Charm incantation “Capacious Extremis,”  and is highly regulated by the Ministry (Pm).  … Read More
• Spells The Caterwauling Charm sets off a loud wailing noise when an unauthorized person enters the target area. Read More
• Character Chadwick Boot, spellbook author and one of the founders of Ilvermorney wizarding school, was the elder son of wizard parents who foolishly wandered into the wilds of 17th century America and were killed by a Hidebehind. He and his younger brother Webster were rescued by Isolt Sayre, who taught them… Read More
• Spells A Charm to Cure Reluctant Reversers is a broom charm, presumably to overcome difficulties with backing up. This spell appears on page twelve of the Handbook of Do-It-Yourself Broom Care, which Hermione Granger bought by mail-order for Harry’s 13th birthday (PA2). Read More
• Magical discipline Charms are a type of magic spell concerned with enchanting an object to behave in a way that isn’t normal for that object. For example, the Summoning Charm brings an object to the caster. Charms is also something of a catch-all for spells that aren’t Transfiguration (spells that change the… Read More
• Hogwarts academics Classwork involves trying and practicing various charms. The Hogwarts Charms teacher is Professor Flitwick (PS8). Read More
• Hogwarts castle and grounds • Rooms, chambers, and floors The Charms classroom is located in the Charms Corridor on the third floor of Hogwarts. It is located “miles from the trophy room”, but close to the forbidden corridor where Fluffy was being kept in Harry’s first year (PS9). It has one window that overlooks the front entrance of Hogwarts… Read More
• Hogwarts castle and grounds • Rooms, chambers, and floors The Charms corridor, which contain the Professor Flitwick’s Charms Classroom, is located on the third floor of Hogwarts. The forbidden corridor housing Fluffy in PS is nearby. Read More
• Incantations • Spells “Circumrota” is the incantation for a spell that causes an object to rotate (CG). Leta Lestrange used this spell on one of the records towers in the Ministère Des Affaires Magiques to bring Newt Scamander and Tina Goldstein, who were hanging onto the other side of it, into view (CG). Read More
• Magical effects A Charm that is required during the practical portion of the Charms O.W.L. Possibly the same as the flashing paint charm. Read More
• Spells Attempted by caretaker Rancorous Carpe in 1876 to keep Peeves the poltergeist inside a “vast enchanted bell jar,” but the plan failed when Peeves broke the glass and escaped armed with weaponry (Pm). If only he had used an Unbreakable Charm, too. Read More
• Spells A corporeal Patronus is a fully-shaped spirit animal conjured with the Patronus Charm (OP8, OP16). The Patronus Charm is extremely difficult for most witches and wizards, so a corporeal Patronus that takes the form of a living animal is rare and shows great magical ability (Pm). An “incorporeal patronus”… Read More
• Event Vincent Crabbe casts the Fiendfyre spell in the Room of Requirement. The fire gets out of his control, killing him and destroying Ravenclaw’s diadem, a Horcrux. Crabbe learned how to cast Fiendfyre from Amycus Carrow during his seventh year, but he did not learn how to control or stop it. Everything… Read More
• Character Delfina Crimp was a wizarding seamstress in the fifteenth century, famous for inventing the Severing Charm. She was one of the most fashionable dressmaker in London at the time, and pretended to be a muggle.  She was found out by a rival tailor, Snickerton, who spied on her and saw… Read More
• Magical effects Crop-related charms are various spells which have effects on crops, including charms which affect their growth and form. Read More
• Spells One of the “Unforgivable Curses,” this spell causes the victim to suffer almost intolerable pain. Some victims of prolonged use of this curse have been driven insane. A victim of this curse is said to have been Cruciated. Read More
• Source Harry, cured, goes looking for Ron and Hermione in the girls’ toilet where they are brewing the Polyjuice Potion. Hermione steals boomslang skin from Snape’s office while Harry creates a diversion in class. A duelling club is formed by Lockhart and Snape, and during the first meeting Harry learns that… Read More
• Source Harry finds an unconscious Ginny, meets Tom Riddle (who has had Ginny in his power through the diary), and hears his story. Fawkes the phoenix arrives with the Sorting Hat. Riddle (Voldemort) calls the basilisk to kill Harry, but Fawkes intervenes and together they kill the basilisk, and by driving a… Read More
• Source Dobby, a house-elf, arrives in Harry’s room to warn him not to return to Hogwarts, the Dursleys’ dinner party is ruined by Dobby’s antics, and Harry is locked securely in his room. Read More
• Spells Voldemort cast a deadly curse on Marvolo Gaunt’s ring to protect the Horcrux within. The curse would have killed Dumbledore immediately after he put the ring on if Snape hadn’t performed a counter-curse to slow it’s spread. As it was, Dumbledore’s hand was blackened and withered, and he would die within a… Read More
• Spells Curses are a type of dark magic, useful in duels and battles (JKR). Along with hexes and jinxes, they are known as “Dark Charms” (Pm). While considered to be Dark and therefore bad, some curses are actually used by witches and wizards who would never be seen to be evil. Read More
• Spells The Cushioning Charm creates an invisible “pillow” on the handle of a broom to make flying more comfortable (QA9). This spell can be used for a soft landing during an escape. Hermione cast a Cushioning Charm for protection when she, Bogrod, Harry, Ron, and Griphook were thrown from a Gringotts cart and fell a great distance (DH26). Albus Potter and… Read More