"A spiralling gust of wind is emitted from the end of the wand."
— Description[src]

The Windy Spell[2][4][5] (Ventus)[1] was a charm[2] which shot a jet of strong, spiralling wind from the tip of the wand.[1]


A gust of wind created with this charm

This cyclone was able to blow away heavy objects or even people.[3] The wind could also entrap people, preventing them from leaving due to the violent wind speed.[1][6]

Ventus Duo and Ventus Tria were stronger versions of this spell, creating far more violent gusts of wind.[7]


In 1927, London, Newt Scamander cleverly used this spell to blow away the British Ministry of Magic Auror Stebbins who was spying on him, blowing him away down the pavement, much to the bemusement of passing Muggles, who could not explain such a strange gust of wind. This allowed Newt to carry on with his duties without being intrusively spied on by the Ministry.[1]

Known practitioners


Ventus is a Latin word, meaning "wind".

See also


This spell as seen in Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells

Notes and references

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