The Levitation Charm (Wingardium Leviosa) is one of the spells found in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. It is often called the Hover Charm.


The Levitation Charm is one of the spells in the spellbook The Standard Book of Spells, Grade 1 by Miranda Goshawk. It can not be used in dueling.


Makes objects fly

The Levitation Charm causes an object fly into the air and/or hover.

From the Story

"Wingardium Leviosa is the incantation used to levitate objects."

Discovered in Book 2, Chapter 2, Dobby's Warning

"The Hover Charm makes objects hover. Dobby uses one to make Petunia's violet pudding crash to the floor."


This spell currently has no application on Pottermore.

See also

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