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Alohomora

The forbidden corridor with a closed door

A spell to open locks; AKA "the thief’s friend"


Alohomora fact file


Incantation

Alohomora

Purpose

To open a locked door, window or object

The forbidden corridor with an open door that reveals Fluffy the three-headed dog.

Facing the three-headed dog


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‘Alohomora!’ The window sprang open. ‘How – how?’ said Black weakly, staring at the Hippogriff.


‘STUDENTS OUT OF BED!’ Peeves bellowed. ‘STUDENTS OUT OF BED DOWN THE CHARMS CORRIDOR!’


Extract

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

by J.K. Rowling