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List of Harry Potter Spells

Accio:
Brings an object to you
Aguamenti:
Creates a gush of water from the tip of the spell caster’s wand
Alohomora:
Opens locks
Aparecium:
Makes invisible ink become visible
Avada Kedavra:
The Unforgivable Curse; Kills your opponent; taken from “Abra Cadabra”
Avifors:
Turns things into birds
Avis:
Makes birds fly out of the end of your wand
Bombarda:
Causes a small, locally contained explosion. To make a bigger explosion, one could use “bombarda maxima”
Colloportus:
Closes a door and binds it so that it can’t be opened.
Confringo:
AKA the Blasting Curse; Causes the item targeted to explode
Confundus:
Confounds your target, or makes them temporarily confused
Conjunctivitis:
Damages the eyesight of your opponent, making them seem to have pink eye
Crucio:
The Second Unforgivable Curse, the Cruciatus Curse; Tortures your opponent mercilessly
Deletrius:
Erases the last spell cast by a wand so that it can’t be discovered
Densaugeo:
Makes teeth grow out of control
Diffindo:
Makes seams split open, severs an object into two pieces
Dissendium:
Opens a specific passageway into a cellar, may be useful in other instances; may be only a password
Duro:
Turns an item to stone.
Enervate:
Mistaken spell. Changed to Rennervate. Used to wake up a stunned person
Engorgio:
Makes an item larger, as in swollen
Episkey:
Heals relatively minor wounds.
Evanesco:
Causes an item to immediately dissolve away, as if it had never existed
Expecto Patronum:
Creates Patronus
Expelliarmus:
Disarms the target of the spell, such as knocking their wand out of their hand
Fera Verto:
Transforms animals into water goblets!
Ferula:
Binds a broken limb with a splint and bandages, tightly wrapped
Fidelius:
Allows a secret to be hidden within the secret keeper’s soul; very powerful spell
Finite Incantatem:
Stops any spell
Flagrate:
Allows the user to write or draw in the air with fire
Flipendo:
Also knows as the Knockback Jinx, pushes or flips something backwards
Furnunculus:
Causes a person to break out in boils
Geminio:
Creates a duplicate of an item (a twin, as in the zodiacal sign Gemini).
Homorphus:
Man-Shape; makes a werewolf or person disguised as an animal resume their human shape
Immobulus:
Immobilizes the target
Impedimenta:
Puts up an impediment that slows down something or someone that is coming toward you
Imperio:
The third unforgivable curse. Allows the user to assume complete control of another person
Impervius:
Repels water from a surface
Incarcerous:
Conjures up ropes, which then bind an opponent
Incendio:
Lights a fire
Legilimens:
Allows the user to gain access to another’s mind and memories
Levicorpus:
Turns your opponent upside down and dangles them in thin air
Liberacorpus:
“Liberates”, or frees a body that has been caught up by the levicorpus spell
Locomotor Mortis:
The Leg-Locker Curse; locks an opponent’s legs together
Lumos:
Creates light, usually by making the tip of the wand glow. More light can be created using “lumos maxima”
Mobiliarbus:
Used to move a tree from one place to another
Mobilicorpus:
Used to move a body from one place to another
Morsmordre:
or Morsmorde Used to summon the Dark Mark
Muffliato:
Causes a buzzing noise to surround a limited area so that those in the area can carry on a private conversation
Nox:
Extinguishes light, used to douse the light created by “Lumos”
Obliviate:
Makes a person “oblivious”, erasing their memories of an event
Orchideous:
Conjures a bunch of flowers from the user’s wand
Petrificus Totalus:
Total petrification; petrifies an opponent totally
Point Me:
The Four Point Spell; makes the user’s wand act like a compass
Portus:
Turns any item into a Portkey, which can then be used to transport a person or persons to another location.
Prior Incantato:
Reveals to you the last spell that a wand was used to cast
Protego:
Protects the user, and sends a spell back on an opponent
Quietus:
Makes things quiet, used to muffle “Sonorus”
Reducio:
Shrinks an item
Reducto:
Blasts solid objects into pieces
Relashio:
Releases something from being constrained or held
Rennervate:
Was originally “ennervate”, but corrected by author; means to energize or wake up
Reparo:
Repairs broken items
Repello:
Repels something
Repello Muggletum:
Makes an area invisible to Muggles
Revelio:
Causes something that is hidden to be revealed
Rictusempra:
Causes a person to curl up in laughter, as if being tickled
Riddikulus:
Makes a boggart assume a “ridiculous” form, thereby making it funny instead of terrifying
Salvio Hexia:
Unclear; seems to strengthen other protective spells, or to deflect any hexes cast toward a specific location
Scourgify:
Used to clean dirt or other material off of a surface
Sectumsempra:
Causes lacerations to appear all over an opponent’s body, as if they had been cut by an invisible sword
Serpensortia:
Conjures a snake
Silencio:
Makes the target of the spell unable to make any sound.
Sonorus:
Amplifies the user’s voice
Stupefy Stupefies an opponent, or knocks them insensible temporarily
Tarantallegra:
Forces an opponent’s legs to dance uncontrollably
Tergeo:
Scours something clean
Waddiwasi:
Removes a stuck object, as in a wad of gum that is stuck in a keyhole
Wingardium Leviosa:
Allows the user to make an object levitate