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Trope · Genre
Synonyms: Wizards, witchcraft, Wicca
Related: Vampire, Elf AU, werewolf, Fairy Tale AU
See Also: Magic AU
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Stories and art containing witches may be created in fandoms in which the existence of witches are canon (such as Harry Potter or Charmed) or for canon sources lacking witches or supernatural elements in general (such as NCIS or Law & Order).
See the List of Witch Fandoms for a list of canon fandoms that have witches.

Witches AUs

A Witches AU is a type of Magical Alternate Universe story, similar to the Elf AU, in which witches exist (in the case of witch-less canons) or in which a non-witch character is recast as a witch (regardless of whether witches appear in canon). Witch AUs can appear in any fandom.

Another way to indicate a canon non-witch character is recasted as a witch is to write it as: Witch!Character.

Notable Fanworks

Examples Wanted: Editors are encouraged to add more examples or a wider variety of examples.

The 100:

  • to build a home by manycoloureddays, Bellarke, Clarke was here doing these three boys a favour; the only person to answer their ad online asking for “someone with no criminal record, a steady paycheck, and some goddamn common sense”. She didn’t need to be judged by Bellamy Blake. (New Girl/Roommates AU, Witch!Clarke)


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