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"‘Specialis revelio’ reveals spells performed on objects or potions[...]"
— Description[src]

Specialis Revelio was the incantation of a charm that revealed any spells performed on objects or potions. It was a variation of the Revelio Charm.[3]

Practitioners

"Specialis Revelio! Well, it was worth a try, what are you waiting for?"
— Draco Malfoy's attempt at the spell[src]

Etymology

Latin specialis, "particular; individual" and revelare (present tense revelo), "unveil". Altogether the incantation may read as "[to] reveal the particulars [of]".

See also

Behind the scenes

  • It is interesting to note that all known instances of the performance of this spell ended up being unsuccessful.

Appearances

Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Chapter 9 (The Half-Blood Prince)
  2. Scholastic Glossary
  3. 3.0 3.1 Pottermore
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Chapter 18 (Birthday Surprises)
  5. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Act Three, Scene Twenty-one