• Potions Felix Felicis is a potion sometimes called “Liquid Luck.” Until the effects wear off, all the drinker’s endeavours will tend to succeed (HBP9). Once consumed, the potion gives the drinker an exhilarating sense of confidence and a tremendous sense of opportunity (HBP22). However, if taken in excess the potion causes… Read More
• Magical effects Several charms are used to make the game of Quidditch possible: The Quaffle is enchanted to make it fall more slowly than would otherwise be the case. This spell was invented by Daisy Pennifold, hence the modern Quaffle is referred to as a Pennifold Quaffle. The Golden Snitch is enchanted… Read More
• Spells The Unbreakable Vow creates a magically binding vow between two people. The spell apparently cannot be performed using wandless magic (judging from Snape’s remarks to Bellatrix rather than from the Weasley twins’ underage efforts) and requires that the Bonder’s wand be touching the joined hands of the person administering the… Read More
• Magical effects Not a spell so much as a magical effect, caused by seeing the reflected eyes of a basilisk. Read More
• Spells The infamous Bat-Bogey Hex engorges an opponent’s “bogies” inside their nose to bat-size, gives them wings, and sets them to attacking his or her face. Read More