Harry Potter Wiki

Locomotion Charm

14,836pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk7 Share

The Locomotion Charm[3] (Locomotor[1][2]) is a charm that enables a witch or wizard to lift the target a few inches off of the ground and then move said object in any given direction[1]. This spell was described as basic.[4]

Known usesEdit

Caster(s) Dates Notes
Queenie Goldstein 6 December 1926 Queenie used a Locomotion charm to set the table for a dinner she had with her sister, Newton Scamander and Jacob Kowalski.[5]
Filius Flitwick 1995-1996 school year Flitwick used Locomotor trunks to move Trelawney's belongings back up the main staircase, back to her lodgings.
Nymphadora Tonks 5 August, 1995 Tonks used Locomotor Trunk to move Harry's trunk downstairs before flying off to 12 Grimmauld Place.
Lavender Brown June 1996 Practiced this charm while studying for her O.W.L.s

Known practitionersEdit


The incantation is derived from Latin "loco" meaning "place" or "set down"[8], and "moto" meaning "moving about" or "keep moving"[9]


See alsoEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Chapter 3 (The Advance Guard)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Pottermore - From the Story: Locomotion Charms
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Chapter 31 (O.W.L.s)
  4. LEGO Dimensions (see this video)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (film) identified as a Locomotion Charm in LEGO Dimensions (see this video)
  6. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Chapter 26 (Seen and Unforeseen)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Chapter 10 (Luna Lovegood)
  8. See this translation, courtesy of Google Translate.
  9. See this translation, courtesy of Google Translate.

Charms (class)
Tumblr m1637aAs591qeb3sro5 r1 250
Professors: Filius Flitwick
Textbooks: The Standard Book of Spells · Achievements in Charming · Quintessence: A Quest
Charmbook writers and charm developers: Miranda Goshawk · Scarpin · Felix Summerbee · Randolph Keitch · Basil Horton · Mnemone Radford · Elliot Smethwyck · Jarleth Hobart · Delfina Crimp · Orabella Nuttley · Levina Monkstanley · Fred Weasley · George Weasley
Charms studied at Hogwarts: Levitation Charm · Fire-Making Charm · Softening Charm · Skurge · Aresto Momentum · Cheering Charm · Freezing Spell · Seize and Pull Charm · Summoning Charm · Banishing Charm · Silencing Charm · Mending Charm · Reductor Curse · Colour Change Charm · Growth Charm · Water-Making Spell · Locomotion Charm · Vinegar into Wine · Bird-Conjuring Charm

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.