• Magical discipline The Dark Arts differ from other forms of magic in the intent of the wizard using it. Most magic is relatively neutral–it can be used for bad or good. Some magic, however, is evil in its intention through and through. Spells of this kind are often called curses. Curses are… Read More
• Spells Another name for curses, hexes and jinxes (Pm). These are not taught in Charms class, but in Defence Against the Dark Arts as defensive spells. The dark charms are also used for duelling (CS11). Read More
• Magical effects Dark energy builds up inside a magical child when they suppress their powers, creating an Obscurus that can violently burst out of them (WFT). Read More
• Magical discipline Typical Dark Magic spells are called curses. There are offensive spells that shoot out of a wand like a gun; curse energy causes physical damage to things it hits besides the magical effect. Hexes and jinxes are lesser spells that adversely affect the target. These spells are not necessarily Dark… Read More
• Magical effects The Dark Mark spell conjures an immense glowing skull in the sky, comprised of green sparks. There is a snake coming out of the skull’s mouth. The spell was used by Death Eaters to announce their nefarious deeds, often displaying it above the scene of a murder. Read More
• Potions There was a pool full of Death Potion in the Death Cell at MACUSA Headquarters in 1926 which was used to execute prisoners (WFT). Read More
• Spells Aside from the fact that it is a spell to defend the caster, little is known about the actual effects produced by this spell. Read More
• Incantations Erases the ghost images of spells revealed by Priori Incantato. Possibly can be used to remove other spell effects as well. Read More
• Incantations Incantation – Opens the secret door in the statue of the hump-backed witch which led to a secret passage out of Hogwarts. Read More
• Magical discipline Divination is magic which attempts to foresee future events. Many in the wizarding world consider this branch of magic to be imprecise at best. There are several types of Divination. The most imprecise is what is commonly known as “fortunetelling,” and this is what Trelawney teaches at Hogwarts. This involves… Read More
• Spells When touched, the target object will multiply, but the copies are worthless and will tarnish or break down over time. ¬†The spell needs to be stopped by the original caster, or the objects will continue to multiply for hours or days. Also known as the “Gemino Curse” (BoS).  … Read More
• Potions Black liquid, usually delivered by spray bottle, used to knock out Doxies so that they can be safely disposed of. The effects last quite a long time. Read More
• Magical effects Dragonfire is a blue-white gout of flame which is emitted with a characteristic roar from exhaust of the flying motorbike when the purple button next to the speedometer. The dragonfire device was installed by Arthur Weasley prior to Hagrid using the bike to rescue Harry from Privet Drive¬†(DH4). Read More