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All Hogwarts Legacy Spells List

Spell casting is the center of every activity in Hogwarts Legacy. Here's every single spell you can learn and use.
All Hogwarts Legacy Spells List

Spell casting is the center of every activity in Hogwarts Legacy. Whether you're exploring the castle grounds, solving a puzzle in a dilapidated dungeon, or fending off dark wizards, you will need your trusty old spells to navigate any situation.

Thankfully, there are dozens of spells available to use in the game. You can unlock most of them by progressing the main story, completing assignments, and in some cases, via companion quests. Without further ado, here are all the spells in Hogwarts Legacy.

REMINDER - Hogwarts Legacy was due to launch on PS4 and Xbox One on April 4, but now won't release until 5 May 2023.

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There are 31 spells in Hogwarts Legacy. (Picture: Shreyansh / Avalanche Software)

All Spells In Hogwarts Legacy

There are 31 spells in Hogwarts Legacy, and they are divided into seven categories. These are - Essential spells, Control spells, Force Spells, Utility spells, Damage spells, Transfiguration spells, and Unforgivable spells.

Essential Spells

Basic Cast

Deals minor damage to enemies and objects.


Grants access to a variety of locked rooms and containers throughout the world, but requires magical prowess to perform successfully.


Highlights a variety of useful and interactive targets in the world, including hidden objects, puzzle items, loot, enemies, and more.


Protects against a variety of attacks, including spell casts, weapon strikes, and more. 

Pertificus Totalus

Powerful enough to bind most enemies permanently, but more dangerous foes will only take some damage and then quickly break free from the effect.


Stuns enemies, making them easy targets for follow-up spells. It deals no direct damage but stunned enemies take extra damage, indicated by gold numbers. It also breaks enemy Shield Charms (except on Hard difficulty).

Ancient Magic

When at least one segment of your Ancient Magic Meter is full, you can cast devastating Anicnet Magic attacks that deal massive damage and break Shield Charms. 

Ancient Magic Throw

Summons and then throws special environmental objects at the targeted enemy. Particularly useful for breaking through Shield Charms.

Control Spells

Arresto Momentum

Slows both objects and enemies, giving you extra time to plan your next move.


Freezes enemies, increasing the damage they take from follow-up attacks.


Levitates objects and enemies. Useful for solving puzzles and surprising enemies alike.


Transforms objects and enemies into alternate forms, whether puzzle solutions or harmless knickknacks.

Force Spells


Summons a variety of objects and enemies to close range. Certain magical and heavy objects require sustained effort to pull close. When a summoned object reaches you, you will automatically cast Wingardium Leviosa to continue levitating and controlling it without the need for additional button inputs.


Repels many types of objects and enemies with considerable force. Although it deals no direct damage to foes, enemies and objects alike can be launched into each other the destructive results. Also useful for pushing and spinning objects for a variety of purposes.


Deals no direct damage, but objects and enemies that are slammed to the ground will suffer considerable impact damage. Airborne enemies will take even greater damage upon hitting the ground.


Flips objects and enemies upwards and backwards. With its short cooldown, it is excellent for setting up and extending juggles. Its ability to flip objects instantly is useful for solving puzzles and exploiting certain enemies’ weaknesses.

Damage Spells


A long-range bolt that deals damage on impact. Enemies hit with fire-based attacks will continue to take damage for a few seconds, during which time collisions will result in incendiary bursts.


Slashes objects and enemies from afar dealing considerable damage.


Disarms wands and weapons from most enemies who wield them. Also deals damage to all enemies, even if they do not carry a weapon.


Deals heavy damage on impact, accompanied by an explosion that can destroy heavy obstacles and hit surrounding enemies.


Its range is short and requires you to be close to the target. This spell deals significant damage and lights certain objects on fire. Enemies hit with fire-based attacks will continue to take damage for a few seconds, during which time collisions will result in incendiary bursts.

Utility Spells

Disillusionment Spell

Causes you to blend into your surroundings, making it more difficult for others to perceive you. Perfect for sneaking or approaching enemies undetected to be able to cast Petrificus Totalus.


 Allows you to see in the dark areas or solve puzzles that require extra light.


Allows you to quickly return certain damaged objects to their former states.

Wingardium Leviosa

Levitates and controls a movable object. Control its position with your movement and use UP/DOWN/LEFT/RIGHT to fine-tune its distance and rotation. Wingardium Leviosa is automatically cast on objects summoned to you with Accio.

Transfiguration Spell

Conjuring Spell

Conjures items into existence when cast within the Room of Requirement

Altering Spell

Alter the physical forms and features of items when cast within the Room of Requirement.


Vanishes items and returns moonstones when cast within the Room of Requirement.

Unforgivable Curses

Avada Kedavra

Avada Kedavra kills enemies instantly.


Crucio causes most enemies to writhe in pain as they take damage over time. Also curses the victim – and cursed enemies take extra damage.


Imperio temporarily forces enemies to fight as if they were your companion. While under your control, they take reduced damage from other enemies to prolong their allegiance to you. Also curses the victim – and cursed enemies take extra damage.

And that's pretty much it! That's all the spells in Hogwarts Legacy.

All Hogwarts Legacy Spells List FAQ

How many spells are there in Hogwarts Legacy?

There are a total of 31 spells in Hogwarts Legacy, divided into categories such as Essential Spells, Control Spells, Force Spells, Utility Spells, Damage Spells, Transfiguration Spells, and Unforgivable Curses.

How do I unlock spells in Hogwarts Legacy?

Spells can be unlocked by progressing through the main story, completing assignments, and sometimes through companion quests. As you advance, more spells will become available for you to use.