All Hogwarts Legacy spells: Every Harry Potter charm & curse

Hamza Khalid
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Hogwarts Legacy contains many charm and curse spells that help in defeating enemies, exploring the open world, and building the Room of Requirement. To help you make the right spell set, here’s a list of all Hogwarts Legacy spells and their effect.

There is a plethora of fun content in Hogwarts Legacy that Xbox One and PlayStation 4 users can look forward to ahead of the game’s launch on previous-gen consoles on May 5. This includes broomsticks that can be used to fly around the vast open world and get you to the different classes you’ll be attending.

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As a student at Hogwarts, you can also cast spells that can be used for both defensive and offensive purposes. If you’re wondering which iconic spells from the series are available in the game then we’ve got you covered.

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Spells are the main aspect of combat in Hogwarts Legacy.

All spells in Hogwarts Legacy

After you’ve picked your house and wand, you can start progressing through classes and unlocking spells that are useful for a variety of different situations, including combat and interacting with the environment.

Here’s every spell available to players in Hogwarts Legacy:

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SpellEffect
AlohomoraUnlocks locked doors
CrucioLocks target in place while dealing continuous damage
BombardaSend out an explosion that deals heavy damage
Petrificus TotalusPetrifies the target’s body
RictusempraTickles targets and causes them to laugh uncontrollably
RiddikulusForces boggarts to assume another form
StupefyStuns targets 
ExpelliarmusDisarms enemies and does damage
LumosIlluminates the tip of your wand so you can see in the dark 
LeviosoLevitates enemies and objects
IncendioConjures fire
Avada KedavraKills targets
ProtegoProtects you from damage
Wingardium LeviosaLevitates animals and objects
Arresto MomentumSlows both objects and enemies
AccioSummons objects
GlaciusFreezes enemies and increases the damage they take
FlipendoKnocks targets backward 
Oppugno Sends objects flying at a target
DisillusionmentTurns the player mostly invisible
DescendoSlams targets down
DepulsoRepels objects and enemies with force
DiffindoSlices through targets
ConfrigoCauses an explosion on the target
ImperioMakes targets fight for you
RevelioReveals concealed objects and messages
ReparoRebuilds damaged objects and structures
TransformationTurns objects or enemies into alternate forms
Ancient Magic ThrowThrow objects at enemies mid-combat
Ancient Magic FinisherUse your Ancient Magic Meter to finish an enemy off
Beast Petting BrushUsed to pet beasts
Beast FeedUsed to feed beasts
Nab-SackUsed to capture beasts

Hardcore Harry Potter fans will recognize that the three unforgivable curses are part of this list: Avada Kedavra, Imperio, and Crucio.

There are also other spells that will come in handy during your time at Hogwarts, such as Wingardium Leviosa and Accio which will greatly assist you in reaching objects that would otherwise seem unobtainable.


That covers all the spells in Hogwarts Legacy. For more check out these other guides:

Every classic Harry Potter character in Hogwarts Legacy | Does Hogwarts Legacy have multiplayer or co-op? | All Hogwarts Legacy PlayStation-exclusive content: Hogsmeade Shop Quest & cosmetics | Hogwarts Legacy Vivarium explained: How to access special location | Hogwarts Legacy PC requirements: Minimum specs & size

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Hamza is a Content Creator & Publisher at Charlie INTEL, who graduated from Bahria University with a Bachelors degree in Business Administration. He's spent the past few years covering news and guides for various video games, including Call of Duty and Apex Legends. He loves digital art, movies, and comic books. You can contact Hamza at [email protected].