Sectumsempra spell which is created by Severus Snape used many times in Hogwarts history. It cuts the target’s body.


Sectumsempra is using for wounding the target. The spell creates cuts on the target’s body. Even it’s not forbidden, it’s not common in duels because of hurting the opponent very seriously.

Sectumsempra spell was created by Professor Severus Snape in his childhood years at Hogwarts. This spell which created by Snape just in his student years, counts as one of the Snape’s most successful spells.

Sectumsepra is used in almost every battle and duel. Between years 1996 – 1997, spell learned by Harry Potter with a book written by Severus Snape and it isn’t taught in school. Harry Potter used this spell against Draco Malfoy for the first time and wounded Malfoy very seriously.

When this spell casted, it creates cuts on the target’s body correspondingly with the wizard’s wand’s movements. Those cuts are not fatal but if it isn’t cured fast, wounded wizard might die because of blood lost.

Known Users of Spell

  • Harry Potter
  • Severus Snape
  • Lord Voldemort

Where it Mentioned?

  • Harry Potter and Order of Phoenix (First Time – Movie)
  • Harry Potter and Half-Blood Prince (Book, Movie and Video Game)
  • Harry Potter and Deathly Hallows 1-2-3 (Book and Movie)
  • Harry Potter: Spells (Mobile Game)
  • Pottermore
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