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Wingardium Leviosa

Flitwick teaches his first year Charms class Wingardium Leviosa

A charm that can levitate things


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It’s Wing-GAR-dium Levi-O-sa, make the “gar” nice and long.


Hermione Granger

Professor Flitwick announced in Charms that he thought they were ready to start making objects fly ...


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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

by J.K. Rowling

Flitwicks classroom

To make things fly


Seamus sets fire to his feather whilst attempting Wingardium Leviosa

A feather up in flames


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Swish and flick, remember, swish and flick.


Filius Flitwick

‘Can you smell something?’ Harry sniffed and a foul stench reached his nostrils, a mixture of old socks and the kind of public toilet no...


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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

by J.K. Rowling

Hermione face to face with the Troll in the girls bathroom

Taking on the troll


Wingardium Leviosa fact file


Type

Charm

Purpose

To levitate objects

The effect it has on the recipient

The subject will float into the air

Famous moment a wizard or witch uses it

One of the first charms that Harry learns to cast, as taught to him by Professor Flitwick in his first year