The Sticking Charm (incantation unknown) is a spell which secures an object in place, but is reversible, unlike the Permanent Sticking Charm. It may simply be another name for the Fixing Charm.

The father of Beatrix Bloxam used this spell to keep his daughter's bedroom door shut at night because she walked in her sleep.[1]

This may be related to the Stickfast Hex, which has a somewhat similar name and which sticks the victim's shoes to the floor.

Behind the scenes

  • Epoximise may be a variation of the Sticking Charm, or even the incantation for the actual charm. This appears to not be the case since Epoximise, which is from the Harry Potter Trading Card Game, is labelled as a Transfiguration spell on its card, not a Charm. However, errors have been found with other cards. For example, Diffindo is incorrectly labelled as a Transfiguration spell in the card game.
  • This may have been the spell Newt Scamander used to trap his escaped niffler after trying to summon him through the jewellery he stole, as it caused a window to trap the niffler like a spider's web, yet was clearly reversable as Newt was able to recapture him.


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