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Flying Magic

Flying Magic

While “[n]o spell yet devised enables wizards to fly unaided in human form” (QA1), various spells create flying effects.

References from the canon



The films show Quirrell (PS/f) and Death Eaters (OP/f, HBP/f, etc.) flying through the air. This effect, while effective visually, is definitely not canon.

Inconstistency: The book Quidditch Through the Ages was written long before Snape and Voldemort learned to fly without brooms, which is why the inconsistency about there being "no spell known" to let wizards fly without broomsticks.

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