Prior Incantato Spell
hp.png Prior Incantato Spell "Prior Incantato" (PRI-or in-kan-TAH-toh) Revealing
This spell is cast on another wand to reveal the most recent spells cast by it, in the form of a shadowy manifestation of the spells' effects. Some spells aren't immediately obvious, and may require a Wizard Lore roll to identify them.

Note: Not to be confused with the Priori Incantatum effect.
Skill/Roll: Charms 5 / +roll Charms-1 Casting Time: One round
Training: Hit Wizard training / Auror training / Private study (25 Cookies) Duration: Instantaneous
  • Embarrassing Failure: The spell reveals several of the most recent spells by the caster of the Prior Incantato Spell (but does not display the Prior Incantato Spell itself). The shadows of the target wand's spells are "erased", causing further castings of the Prior Incantato Spell to have no effect unless the target wand casts more spells.
  • Failure: There is a slight whiff of shadowy smoke, and nothing more. The shadows of the target wand's spells are "erased", causing further castings of the Prior Incantato Spell to have no effect unless the target wand casts more spells.
  • Success: Manifests the most recent spell cast.
  • Good Success: Manifests the most recent spell cast, as well as all spells cast in the last hour.
  • Great Success: Manifests the most recent spell cast, as well as all spells cast in the last six hours.
  • Amazing Success: Manifests the most recent spell cast, as well as all spells cast in the last day.
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