"Underwater he casts a spell which propels him towards the surface, he flies out and lands on the decking where the crowd are."

Ascendio is a charm used to lift the caster high into the air or propel them to the surface should they be underwater at the time.

It is unknown if this spell is taught at Hogwarts, or if it only appears in books found in the school's library.

Behind the scenes


"Ascendio" comes from the Latin word "ascendo", meaning "to climb".

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