Illustration of the Lovegood house

A spell used to reveal human presence and detect intruders


Homenum revelio fact file


Purpose

To reveal the presence of other humans

The effect it has on the recipient

Gives a sensation of something swooping low over them

Famous moment a wizard or witch uses it

Hermione uses it to check for intruders in Grimmauld Place while the trio are on the run. Also used when Xenophilius Lovegood offers Harry to the Death Eaters in exchange for Luna's safe return