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Portus
Incantation

Portus
(POR-tus)

Type

Charm

Light

Blue

Effect

Creates a Portkey

"For a moment the kettle trembled, glowing with an odd blue light; then it quivered to rest, as solidly black as ever."
—Description[src]

Portus is a charm used to transform an ordinary object into a Portkey.

Immediately after casting, the target will glow bright blue, as the Portkey does when it is ready, but after a few seconds it will return to its normal colour.

Since creating Portkeys are restricted by the Ministry of Magic, the usage of this spell also requires permission.

This was the subject of question number four[1] of the Theory of Charms O.W.L. in 1996[2]

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Notes and references

  1. Although the film prop identifies this as question four, the book states that question one regards Wingardium Leviosa and so the order of the questions shifts by one.
  2. See this image

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