"The language of the Mystic Arts is as old as civilization. The sorcerers of antiquity called the use of this language "spells"; the source code that shapes reality. We harness energy drawn from other dimensions of the Multiverse to cast spells, to conjure shields and weapons, to make magic!"
― The Ancient One (Marvel Cinematic Universe)
"Phasmatos Tribum, Nas Ex Veras, Sequitas Sanguinem."
― Locator Spell (The Vampire Diaries/Originals)
The power to
cast spells. Sub-power of Magic. Magical version of Formula Manifestation.
The user can cast
spells, performing a procedure to achieve specific magical effects. This is often a series of words that take effect when spoken, though others are able to cast spells merely by thinking, with gestures, with magical objects or through a ritual of some sort.
May need to perform certain actions/fulfill conditions to use magic, ranging from specific words/songs, certain hand/body moves, materials that may be consumed or even extensive rituals.
May need to use special artifacts such as spell books, herbs, and talismans.
May be limited only to mystic objects.
May be limited on how many spells they can cast.
Incorrect pronunciation of a spell may have negative effects (such as the spell being thrown back at the user, or producing a different effect than expected).
May require mana in order to power the spells.
Untrained novices can easily misuse a spell creating unpredictable results.
Useless against people with Spell Negation and Spell Immunity.
Certain spells may only work for as long as the caster is alive.
Certain spells may have negative effect to nature and require a balance to the universe. For instance, if one person is brought back to life, another will die in the process.
More powerful spells may require more magical power and training.
May require concentration to work.
Some spells may taint the user's soul and turn them down the path of evil, and therefore are best left unknown.
Some spells may simply need to be spoken in reverse to be negated.
Overuse may lead to physical and/or mental damage, temporary/permanent lose of magic or death.
Byakuya Kuchiki (Bleach) casting
Hadō #4: Byakurai.
Kūkaku Shiba (Bleach) casting
Hadō #63: Raikōhō.
Tessai Tsukabishi (Bleach) casting
Hadō #88 Hiryū: Gekizoku Shinten Raihō.
Sōsuke Aizen (Bleach) casting
Hadō #90: Kurohitsugi
Genryūsai Shigekuni Yamamoto (Bleach) casting
Hadō #96: Ittō Kasō.
Kisuke Urahara (Bleach) casting
Kaizō Kidō: Jūgeki Byakurai.
The Halliwell sisters (Charmed) are some of the most powerful witches of their world.
The Charmed Ones casting a spell.
"Dark Willow" (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) wielded staggering power in Spell Casting.
Gwen Tennyson (Ben 10) initially demonstrates her powers by casting magical spells.
The Archamada Book of Spells (Ben 10), an example of a spell book.
Bellatrix Lestrange (Harry Potter) is a witch who can cast deadly spells.
Emma and Maddie (Every Witch Way)
Tara Duncan (Tara Duncan), one of the spellbinders who can casting spells.
The Incantation Orbs (Nanatsu no Taizai) are magical items that activates a spell upon destruction. Each orb is marked with a distinct symbol to indicate which spell will be triggered.
Humans (Zatch Bell!) can channel their heart energy into a mamodo's spellbook and read their spells.
The Chess Pieces' queen, Diana (Marchen Awakens Romance) is the greatest witch in all of MÄR Heaven and is able to cast a great variety of spells.
Spell Master (Valkyrie Crusade)
Storyteller (Valkyrie Crusade) uses all sorts of dummies to place curses and cast spells.
Zummi Gummi (Disney's Adventures of The Gummi Bears) is a powerful spellcaster.
The Ancient One (Marvel Cinematic Universe) has tremendous skill in casting magic spells.
The Ancient One (Marvel Comics)
Illyana Rasputina/Magik (Marvel Comics)
John Constantine (DC/Vertigo Comics)
Dr. Stephen Strange (Marvel Comics) possesses vast mastery of the mystic arts....
The Ghost Wall Defense, from the Oral text of the Real...
The Gorgerell Self-Healing Spell. From the scroll of Melsalam...
Corelli's third-party Astral Form Reinstatement, Book of Fire, Appendix 4123...
Yoovis Spell of itemized Protection from the Book of the Vishanti, page 497...
Valakanakis Astral from Mortal Communication Projection, Book of Fire, Appendix 4564...
Carelli's Forced Mortal Astral Extraction, from the Book of Fire, Appendix 309...
Chenzy"s Emergency Act of Self Astral Manipulation, from the Book of Fire, page 3549...
Massentear's Levitation Spell, from the Oral Scrolls of Tooli...
The Meditation Spell of the Vadir, from the Book of Crueda, Page 98...
The Gorgerell Transportation Spell from the Book of Vishanti, page 567.