Lockhart signing autographs in St Mungos

A spell that can erase the memory of someone, partially or completely


Obliviate fact file


Type

Charm

Purpose

To erase, or modify the memory of another

The effect it has on the recipient

The recipent will lose a portion (or all) of their memory, depending on how strong the spell is

Famous moment a wizard or witch uses it

Esteemed author Gilderoy Lockhart ends up erasing his own memory, after casting it on Ron and Harry with a backfiring wand