What are the five most popular spells said out loud in Harry Potter? See if you can guess. Bet you’ll get it wrong.
Tableau has put together an interactive table of all the spells in the Harry Potter series — there are 128 in Deathly Hallows, a measly seven in The Philosopher’s Stone, and a fair mix throughout the other few books — and ranked them in popularity. This is only for spoken spells, though — no unspoken or implied ones.
If you can’t be bothered clicking through, here’s the top 10 spells by order of popularity in the books:
The winner? It’s Accio. Wizards are lazy, as it turns out, and can’t be bothered walking across the room to pick things up. In equal first place? Everybody’s favourite spell to piss off Dementors, Expecto Patronum. Stupefy and Expelliarmus
Tag yourself, I’m Petrificus Totalus.