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Divination used to mean any spell that dealt with extracting or processing information.[1] Was then reduced to foreshadowing events due to the establishment of the statue of secrecy. Divination is divided into three different types, seership, sensing and warding.[2]

Known applications Edit

Seership Edit

Main article: Seership
The skill of using the inner eye to see thing far away from you, either in space or in time.

Sensing Edit

Using magic as a kind of echo location to detect various types of things. Homenum revelio is one such spell capable of doing that or 'visus caligno', a true night vision charm.[3]

Warding Edit

Wards to gather information.[4]

References Edit

  1. Book 2 - TFoP - Ch. 20 - Double Double Troll and Trouble,
    Madam Pomfrey explained the origins of Divination.
  2. Book 2 - TFoP - Ch. 28 - Divination Dimwits Drugs & Detention,
    Angelystor explained the different Divination fields.
  3. Book 2 - TFoP - Ch. 29 - Cleithrophobia and Planning a Heist,
    Angelystor explained the true night vision charm incantation.
  4. Book 2 - TFoP - Ch. 29 - Cleithrophobia and Planning a Heist,
    Angelystor explained that wards gathered information.

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