The following lists all the spells Zatanna has explicitly incanted in Young Justice.

Season 1

Incantation English Translation Effect Ref
Trulb tuo S'worrom eurt noitacol Blurt out Morrow's true location Causes Professor Ivo to reveal Morrow's hideout [1][2]
Emit ot yrt tuo eht wen kool Time to try out the new look! Changes her clothes into a magician's outfit [1][2]
Etaerc a... a... dleihs dnuora ym! Create a... a... shield around my! (Spell was incomplete and interrupted) [1][2]
Emoks [sic] emoceb a dlofdnilb! Smoke become a blindfold! Causes smoke to blindfold Red Volcano [1][2]
Ekoms dna srorrim... Etaerc Dik Hsalf snoisulli! Smoke and mirrors... Create Kid Flash illusions! Creates numerous copies of Kid Flash [1][2]
Egnahc sehtolc otni ruo smrofinu! Change clothes into our uniforms! Changes her and Artemis's clothes into their superhero outfits [3][2]
Taeh taht s'nopaew latem! Heat that weapon's metal! Causes the Sword of Beowulf to glow red hot. [3][2]
Etativel reh! Levitate her! Causes female jogger to float in the air away from her assailants [3][2]
Etativel drows ot em! Levitate sword to me! Causes the Sword of Beowulf to fly towards her [3][2]
Erif nrub, nordlauc elbbub! Fire burn, cauldron bubble!

Creates a fiery explosion:

  1. To momentarily delay Harm
  2. To destroy a defensive emplacement of a flying ice fortress
Lacitcarp raewtoof won! Practical footwear now! Removes the heels from Zatanna's shoes [3][2]
Dloc dniw wolb! Dloc dniw wolb! Dloc dniw wolb! Cold wind blow! Cold wind blow! Cold wind blow! Freezes Harm solid [3][2]
Sepor, emoc esool Ropes, come loose! Unties herself. [3][2]
Egnahc sehtolc otni sgnidnib Change clothes into bindings! Transforms into restraints:
  1. Harm's clothing
  2. The smoke around Bane's henchman
Etativel sexob! Levitate boxes! Presumably caused some boxes to levitate [3][2][nb 1]
Etacol retnecipe fo yrecros! Locate epicenter of sorcery! Ascertains the origin of the spell that split the two dimensions. [5][2]
Etativel mih ffo eht margatnep Levitate him off the pentagram! Presumably causes Klarion to float (spell was blocked) [5][2]
Temleh fo Etaf, laever flesruoy! Helmet of Fate, reveal yourself! Summons the Helmet of Fate to her. [5][2]
Yam eht owt emoceb eno ecno erom! May the two become one once more! Rejoins the Ambre Jeune Perdu to fix the split dimensions [5][2]
Yelsrap egas yramesor dna emyht! Parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme Automatically seasons a turkey [6]
Etativel! Levitate! Allows herself to fly [7][8]
Hctah siri nepo! Hatch iris open! Causes the hatch leading to Red Tornado's quarters to open. [7][8]
Evig mih stnap! Give him pants! Transforms a bedsheet into a pair of pants for John Smith. [7][8]
Ekahs siht ebolgwons! Shake this snowglobe! Creates a localized snowstorm. [4][8]
M'i rebbur. Er'uoy eulg! I'm rubber. You're glue! Presumably reflects an attack back on the attacker [4][8][nb 1]
Tekcajtiarts! Straitjacket! Conjures a straitjacket on the Riddler. [4][8]
Gag mih! Gag him! Gags the Riddler. [4][8]
Hguone htiw eht ebolgwons. Enough with the snowglobe. Causes a snowstorm to stop. [4][8]
Ekoms dna srorrim! Smoke and Mirrors! Creates an obscuring smoke. [4]
Etaerc Nibor snoisulli! Create Robin illusions! Creates numerous copies of Robin [4][8]
Etativel taht ssorg gniht Levitate that gross thing. Levitates a piece of Starro flesh to distract the Atom [9][8]
Trulb tuo "Mazahs"! Blurt out "Shazam"! Causes the mind-controlled Captain Marvel to shout "Shazam!" [9][8]
Temleh, esaeler ym rehtaf! Helmet, release my father! Presumably removes the Helmet of Fate from Zatara's head (spell was blocked) [9][8]

Season 2

Incantation English translation Effect Ref
Brag su rof elttab! Garb us for battle! Changes the civilian clothes of the assembled heroines into their hero costumes [10][11]
Knis nwod otni eht... Sink down into the... (Spell was incomplete and interrupted) [12][13]
Ees tahw I ees! See what I see! Causes Despero's trance inducing stare to be mirrored back at him via Guardian's helmet [12][13]
Etativel! Levitate! Allows herself to fly [12][13]
Etavacxe! Excavate! Presumably removes the rubble from the destroyed Hall of Justice [12][13][nb 1]
Etaerc a elbbub fo elbisivni ruomalg! Create a bubble of invisible glamour! Presumably confers invisibility [12][13][nb 1]
Ecrofnier S'tekcor elbbub htiw ym skcigam! Reinforce Rocket's bubble with my magicks! Adds a mystic component to Rocket's force bubble which is imprisoning Blue Beetle [14][15]
Eerf Lrigtab dna Eslupmi! Free Batgirl and Impulse! Removes the oversized blue staples immobilizing Batgirl and Impulse [14][15]
Mrasid! Disarm! Removes weapons from Bialyan soldiers [14][15]
Tcerider ym seimene tsniaga hcae rehto! Redirect my enemies against each other! Causes Devastation to slam against Mammoth and Shimmer, knocking them all into a hole in the ground. [14][15]
Retne a ecnart ot eraprep rof eht lautir... Enter a trance to prepare for the ritual... Causes Zatanna to enter into a mystic trance [14][15]
Ho yhtgim [sic] Sisi fo eht citsym baracs, evig em ruoy rewop! Oh mighty Isis of the Mystic Scarab, give me your power! Calls upon Isis to add her powers to Zatanna's own [14][15]
Tcurtsnocer siht elpmet! Reconstruct this temple! Fixes the temple in preparation for the cleansing spell. [14][15]
Tekcor, won! Rocket, now! Causes Rocket to drop her kinetic shield and fly away. [14][15]
Esnaelc eseht snoipmahc Cleanse these champions Cleansing ritual which knocks both Blue and Green Beetle off-mode [14][15]
Leaver ohw slortnoc ruoy sbaracs! Reveal who controls your scarabs! Causes Green Beetle and Blue Beetle to demorph into B'arzz and Jaime. [14][15]


Incantation English Translation Effect Ref
Etaerc a cipocsorcim eloh ni siht ecrof dleif rof Mota! Create a microscopic hole in this force field for Atom! Presumably creates a tiny breach in the force field surrounding Metropolis. (spell failed) [16]
Niatniam ruomalg dna elffab lla dnuos gnitaname morf nihtiw! Maintain glamour and baffle all sound emanating from within! Maintains a bubble around the Super-Cycle and her passengers that makes them invisible and inaudible. [16]
Wols nwod ruo s'ymene noitcaer emit Slow down our enemy's reaction time Intended to slow down the Collector of Worlds [17]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 The spell was cut for time and did not appear in the episode that aired.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Weisman, Greg (writer) & Youngberg, Matt (director) (October 21, 2011). "Humanity". Young Justice. Season 1. Episode 15. Cartoon Network.
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 2.14 2.15 2.16 2.17 2.18 Weisman, Greg (2012-04-11). Question #14549. Ask Greg. Retrieved 2012-04-11.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.9 David, Peter (writer) & Oliva, Jay (director) (November 18, 2011). "Secrets". Young Justice. Season 1. Episode 18. Cartoon Network.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 Hopps, Kevin (writer) & Oliva, Jay, Divar, Tim (directors) (April 14, 2012). "Usual Suspects". Young Justice. Season 1. Episode 25. Cartoon Network.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Weisman, Greg (writer) & Chang, Michael (director) (March 3, 2012). "Misplaced". Young Justice. Season 1. Episode 19. Cartoon Network.
  6. Hopps, Kevin (writer) & Chang, Michael (director) (March 24, 2012). "Agendas". Young Justice. Season 1. Episode 22. Cartoon Network.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 David, Peter (writer) & Oliva, Jay (director) (March 31, 2012). "Insecurity". Young Justice. Season 1. Episode 23. Cartoon Network.
  8. 8.00 8.01 8.02 8.03 8.04 8.05 8.06 8.07 8.08 8.09 8.10 8.11 Weisman, Greg (2012-08-29). Question #15518. Ask Greg. Retrieved 2012-08-29.
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Weisman, Greg (writer) & Chang, Michael, Montgomery, Lauren (directors) (April 21, 2012). "Auld Acquaintance". Young Justice. Season 1. Episode 26. Cartoon Network.
  10. Weisman, Greg (writer) & Murphy, Doug (director) (September 29, 2012). "Satisfaction". Young Justice. Season 2. Episode 8. Cartoon Network.
  11. Weisman, Greg (2012-11-29). Question #17292. Ask Greg. Retrieved 2012-11-29.
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 12.3 12.4 Dubuc, Nicole (writer) & Murphy, Doug (director) (January 12, 2013). "Cornered". Young Justice. Season 2. Episode 11. Cartoon Network.
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 13.3 13.4 Weisman, Greg (2013-04-22). Question #18358. Ask Greg. Retrieved 2013-04-23.
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 14.3 14.4 14.5 14.6 14.7 14.8 14.9 David, Peter (writer) & Zwyer, Mel (director) (March 2, 2013). "Intervention". Young Justice. Season 2. Episode 18. Cartoon Network.
  15. 15.0 15.1 15.2 15.3 15.4 15.5 15.6 15.7 15.8 15.9 Weisman, Greg (2013-2014-04-07). Question #19619. Ask Greg. Retrieved 2014-04-07.
  16. 16.0 16.1 Weisman, Greg (w). Jones, Christopher (a). Atkinson, Zac (col). Abbott, Wes (let). Gaydos, Sarah (ed). "Players, Chapter Three: Landing on Boardwalk" Young Justice 22 (November 20, 2012), New York, NY: DC Comics
  17. Weisman, Greg (w). Jones, Christopher (a). Atkinson, Zac (col). Abbott, Wes (let). Gaydos, Sarah (ed). "Players, Chapter Six: Rolling Doubles" Young Justice 25 (February 20, 2013), New York, NY: DC Comics

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