Candle Magic is a minor spell for igniting candles and making them float in midair.
References from the canon
- The Great Hall is lit with thousands of floating candles (PS7)
- On Halloween, the Great Hall is filled with carved glowing pumpkins used as candle holders (PS10,PA8,GF16).
- Rita Skeeter uses this magic when she's trying to conduct an interview in a broom cupboard (GF18).
- Lockhart may have used a charm of this kind when he "lit the candles on his desk" so that Dumbledore could examine the Petrified Mrs. Norris (CS9).
From the Web
"Candle" from Harry Potter Wiki