A spell is an act of magic, that when cast, is intended to cause or influence a particular course of events. Spells are usually acompanied by a spoken incantation. Spells are the most used form of magic act in magical communities. They are often cast with the help of a wand or magic staff in order to channel the wizard or witch's energy and focus the spell to be stronger. There exists many different types of spells, including charms, hexes, jinxes and curses.