TheSeize and Pull Charm(Carpe Retractum) is a charmthat createsa retractable, magicalrope. This can be used to pull objects within a certain distance towards the caster, or to pull the caster towards whatever they affix the spellto. It is generally used on inanimate objects, although it can be used on plantsor animals. It takes a fair amount of effort to perform this spell, and just as much force to pull an object that the Seize and Pull Charm has been attached to. For instance, a third year could without difficulty pull a large wooden door open, yet that same student in their fourth year after three months not practicing would have difficulty pulling open a thin metal gate. The caster must preform a whip-like movement and a light of orange and purple will be shot.