He realises that his grief—or as Dumbledore calls it, love—is what can block out the Dark Lord. The Fat Lady has no other known name – even the unfailingly polite Albus Dumbledore refers to her only as "the Fat Lady" – and it may be that she does not represent a real person but is instead an invention of her portrait's artist. When using another's wand, one's spells are not as strong as they normally would be.[HP1]. Each Animagus has a specific animal form, and cannot transform into any other animal. Her son, Teddy Lupin, also inherited this trait, as his hair is mentioned repeatedly changing colour. [35], Various spells, charms, etc. Relevance . What it does: If a caster wants to trap someone in a specific area, this jinx can prevent him/her from disapparating for some time. Every time I went to the studio I'd throw out ideas and some were light-hearted things but the ones staying with me all had melancholy. The spell can make that secret, whatever it may be, invisible, intangible, and soundproof. In addition, in Deathly Hallows, Voldemort repeatedly uses Legilimency to interrogate his victims. Of Harry's lessons, only those involving magical beasts magical creatures, potions or divination are given in any detail. What it does: A caster can use this spell to properly identify all the ingredients in a particular potion. [33] In Harry Potter and the Cursed Child the portrait of Albus Dumbledore describes himself as only "paint and memory" and Professor McGonagall (his successor as headteacher of Hogwarts) comments that, although she speaks to Dumbledore to help her in making decisions, she is careful to remember that "portraits don't represent even half of their subjects". Mark Ronson has reportedly found love with actress Genevieve Gaunt. What it does: This is a Disarming Spell, a powerful defensive charm used during duels, which disarms or releases whatever the victim is holding at the time. What it does: This is a Severing Charm which is used to cut or rip objects. Very specialised subjects such as Alchemy are sometimes offered in the final two years, if there is sufficient demand. Care of Magical Creatures is the class which instructs students on how to care for magical beasts. Learning to Apparate is difficult, and students run the risk of splinching—being physically split between the origin and destination—which requires the assistance of the Ministry's Accidental Magic Reversal Squad to undo properly, although essence of dittany can also mend certain wounds. What it does: This is a counter-spell to Sonorus where it can make a magically-magnified voice turn normal. What does this mean? What it does: The spell helps the caster move/transport objects from one place to another. What it does: This is a Protective Spell which protects the caster against hexes. What it does: As the caster uses this charm, any object or living thing will increase in size. In the wizarding world, use of the Dark Arts is strongly stigmatised and some aspects are illegal; however, these spells are prevalent enough that even before the rise of Voldemort, many schools (including Hogwarts) taught Defence Against the Dark Arts as a standard subject.