A Spell to Break a Spell


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This is a counter-spell, or a spell that will break any spell that may have been cast on you.  It is best cast during a waning moon.  For this spell, you will need:

  • A black candle and candle holder
  • A cauldron (a large pot will do in an emergency)

To prepare for the spell, put the candle inside the cauldron, and fill the cauldron with water so that the candle extends just above the water. Leave only the wick and a small part of the candle above water (about a centimetre, or half an inch is enough).

Wiccan Spell-Breaking Spell

Cast your circle, and call on your guides, God, Goddess, or any deities you want to call on in order to help you break the spell.  Now light the candle and stare into the flame.  Repeat the following:

As water meets fire, this spell is come undone,
As water meets fire, this spell is now broken.
As water meets fire, I am free,
Blessings to the Gods, so mote it be.

As you say these words, imagine the spell being broken, and see yourself free from its influence. Stare into the flame while keeping this visualisation, until the flame reaches the water and extinguishes.  As the flame goes out, know that the spell has been broken.

After you have finished the spell, dig a hole in the ground and bury the candle in it. Pour the water over the earth.


Successfully performing a spell is an art that comes about with practice. The better you are at working with magickal energy, the better your results will be.  The Essence of Magick is a guide which teaches you how to cast spells that work.