Potions(Latinpotio, 'beverage') aremagicalmixtures commonly brewed in
Alchemyis a branch ofmagicand an ancient science concerned with the study of the four basic elements, as well as the study of the transmutation of substances;
Divinationis a branch of magicthat involves attempting to foresee the future, or gather insights into future events, through various rituals and tools.
Herbologyis the study ofmagicaland mundane plants and fungi, making it the wizarding equivalent to
History of Magicis a core class and subject. This class is a study of magical history. This is one of the subjects where the use of magic practically isn't necessary.The lesson plan usually consists of lectures on the 'History
MuggleStudies ispart of the non-magical studies curriculum.It is exactly what the name implies the study of the daily lives ofMugglesand how they
Astronomyis a core class and subject taught. Astronomy is a branch of magic that studies stars and the movement of planets. It is a subject where the use of practical magic during lessons isn't necessary.Astronomy lessons are
Charmsis a core class and subject. Unsurprisingly, it specialises in the teaching ofcharms. Even though mastering the science of charmwork is clearly essential to
Enchantments are related to Charms the main difference being that an Enchantment is considered a "greater magic" that permanently imbues an object or place with magic that can (over time) become semi-sentient.
Defence Against the Dark Arts(sometimes written asDADA) is a core subject. In this class students learn how tomagically
Arithmancyis amagicaldiscipline that studies the magical properties of numbers, including
Summoning magic is used to as the name implies summon objects or beings by the summoner. Beginning summoning focuses on less dangerous subjects, namely objects. Stronger and more difficult subjects of summoning are addressed after
Magical theory investigates how magic/spells work and why, and is often considered necessary to the creation of new spells.
Studies ghosts, hauntings, and other relatedphenomena. Generally doesn't require magic, though there are courses offered for those whom naturally possess medium abilities.
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