The power to use and obtain powers of magic books. Variation of Mystic Object.

Also Called

  • Book of Magic/Shadows/Spells
  • Grimoire
  • Magic Tome
  • Spellbook


The user can use magic books to access various powers, which can come from the things written in the books or the same user using the book as a source of energy.




  • Contents of the magical books may be misleading and/or potentially dangerous to the user.
  • Most magical books are quite big and bulky.
  • The user may lose all their powers if the book is destroyed.
  • The book itself needs to be magical.
  • Other individuals may find ways to obtain the book and its powers.

Known Users


  • Charmcaster (Ben 10)
  • Hex (Ben 10)
  • Gwen Tennyson (Ben 10)
  • Twilight Sparkle (My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic)
  • Bart Simpson (The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror III)


  • Mal (Descendants)
  • Linea (Island of Lost Souls)
  • Lulu (Island of Lost Souls)
  • Winifred Sanderson (Hocus Pocus)
  • Sarah Sanderson (Hocus Pocus)

Mary Sanderson (Hocus Pocus)


  • Kate, Michael and Emma (The Books of the Beginning)
  • Casters (Caster Chronicles)

Live Action TV

  • The Charmed Ones (Charmed)
  • Witches (Grachi)
  • Cora (Once Upon a Time)
  • Regina Mills (Once Upon a Time)
  • Witches (Supernatural)
    • Rowena
  • Wizards (Wizards of Waverly Place)


  • Noah (Soul Eater)
  • Bookkeepers (Zatch Bell)
  • Mages (Black Clover)

Video Games

  • Maxwell (Don't Starve)
  • Mages (The Elder Scrolls series)
  • Lana (Hyrule Warriors)
  • Merasmus (Team Fortress 2)
  • Alice Margatroid (Touhou Project)
  • Kosuzu Motoori (Touhou Project)
  • Patchouli Knowledge (Touhou Project)
  • Gilles de Rais (TYPE-MOON)
  • Elsa (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Book of Dark Magic (Skylanders Academy)

Known Books



  • Forbidden Book (The Amazing World of Gumball)
  • Archamada Book of Spells (Ben 10)
  • Evil Queen's Spellbook (Ever After High)
  • Grimorum Arcanorum (Gargoyles)
  • Book of Ages (Jackie Chan Adventures)
  • Sarah Ravencroft's Spellbook (Scooby-Doo and the Witch's Ghost)
  • UBOS (Ultimate Book of Spells)
  • Legendarium (Winx Club)


  • Necronomicon Ex-Mortis (Evil Dead)
  • The Book of the Lodge (Island of Lost Souls)
  • Book of the Dead (The Mummy)
  • Book of Amun-Ra (The Mummy)
  • Oracle Bones (The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor)
  • Spellbook/Manual of Witchcraft & Alchemy (Hocus Pocus)


  • The Books of the Beginning (The Books of the Beginning)
  • Book of Moons (The Caster Chronicles)
  • The Octavo (Discworld)
  • Armstrong Books of Shadows (The Secret Circle)
  • Blake Books of Shadows (The Secret Circle)
  • Meade Books of Shadows (The Secret Circle)
  • Book of the White (The Shadowhunter Chronicles)
  • Black Volume of the Dead (The Shadowhunter Chronicles)

Live Action TV

  • Book of Shadows (Charmed)
  • Grimoire (Charmed)
  • Hexoren (Every Witch Way/WITS Academy)
  • The Exoren (Grachi)
  • Spellbook (Once Upon a Time)
  • Xenotome (Power Rangers Mystic Force)
  • Book of the Damned (Supernatural)
  • Enchanted Storybook (Wizards of Waverly Place)


  • Bible Black (Bible Black series)
  • Books of Zeref (Fairy Tail)
  • Book of Eibon (Soul Eater)
  • Petit Hierozoikon (Youkai Apartment no Yuuga)
  • Spellbooks (Zatch Bell!)


  • Metatext (Forgotten Realms)

Video Games