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RelativeRidicule: In one episode, Lucretia and Borgia mock Cassie over the fact that that one of her aunts was a traitor who allied with [[BigBad Zarlak]] and ended up being imprisoned beneath the earth with him. This prompts Cassie to do some investigation, eventually revealing that the aunt is actually a HeroWithBadPublicity who appeared to ally with Zarlak but was actually trying to lure him into a trap.

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* RelativeRidicule: In one episode, Lucretia and Borgia mock Cassie over the fact that that one of her aunts was a traitor who allied with [[BigBad Zarlak]] and ended up being imprisoned beneath the earth with him. This prompts Cassie to do some investigation, eventually revealing that the aunt is actually a HeroWithBadPublicity who appeared to ally with Zarlak but was actually trying to lure him into a trap.

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RelativeRidicule: In one episode, Lucretia and Borgia mock Cassie over the fact that that one of her aunts was a traitor who allied with [[BigBad Zarlak]] and ended up being imprisoned beneath the earth with him. This prompts Cassie to do some investigation, eventually revealing that the aunt is actually a HeroWithBadPublicity who appeared to ally with Zarlak but was actually trying to lure him into a trap.

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* IHaveYourWife: In "Shadow Land", the shadow creature working for Zarlak only does so because Zarlak is holding his family hostage.


%%* BeardOfEvil: Zarlak
%%* BoardingSchool

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%%* * BeardOfEvil: Zarlak
%%* BoardingSchool
Zarlak is the main villain and has a beard.
* BoardingSchool: The school the main character attends is this.



%%* FakeDefector: [[spoiler: Cassy's ancestor.]]

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%%* * FakeDefector: [[spoiler: Cassy's ancestor.ancestor Cassandra the Seventh is believed to work for Zarlak. She's innocent but plays along to help stopping him.]]



%%* HalloweenEpisode: "Veil of Illusion"

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%%* * HalloweenEpisode: "Veil of Illusion"Illusion" takes place during Halloween.



%%* PowerTrio

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%%* PowerTrio* PowerTrio: The three main characters. There's even a prophecy about that.


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* SelflessWish: In "Once in a Blue Moon", Zarlak finds a magic ring that he can use to wish himself back into the surface but first he must let the main heroes use it to have one wish granted for each one. Fortunately, Zarlak [[NiceJobFixingItVillain summons the ring back before Gus has a chance to make his wish]] and must figure out a way to force him to make a wish. Gus wishes the ring will never be used for evil.


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* WithAFriendAndAStranger: Cassy and Gus are already friends by the time the series starts while Verne has yet to be introduced to them.


%%* CuteWitch: Cassy

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%%* * CuteWitch: CassyCassy is both cute as a button and a skilled witch.


* {{Expy}} - suspiciously like Franchise/HarryPotter, to a degree that even a child could spot. 3-person trio, with an awkward guy, normal guy and nerdy girl, magic, etc. But the main one is the witch teacher, Headmisteress Crystalgazer who acts SO much like [=McGonagall=] and can even turn into a cat.

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* {{Expy}} - suspiciously like Franchise/HarryPotter, to a degree that even a child could spot. 3-person trio, with an awkward guy, normal guy and nerdy girl, magic, etc. But the main one is the witch teacher, Headmisteress Headmistress Crystalgazer who acts SO much like [=McGonagall=] and can even turn into a cat.


%%* WizardingSchool

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%%* WizardingSchool* WizardingSchool: To mortals, it looks like a modern everyday school, but to a magical being, it's a Hogwarts-esque castle.


* FollowTheLeader: As detailed in {{Expy}} above, UBOS is rather similar to Franchise/HarryPotter.


* ForHalloweenIAmGoingAsMyself: When the veil of illusion was stolen during Halloween, Headmistress Crystalgazer had to pass the school's real look as Halloween decoration and have the students celebrate the holiday. Cassie wore a witch costume.

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* ForHalloweenIAmGoingAsMyself: When the veil of illusion was stolen during Halloween, Headmistress Crystalgazer had to pass the school's real look as Halloween decoration and have the students celebrate the holiday. Cassie Cassy wore a witch costume.



* SecretKeeper: Only Verne knows [[spoiler: that UBOS is Cassie's great grandfather, Getz.]]

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* SecretKeeper: Only Verne knows [[spoiler: that UBOS is Cassie's Cassy's great grandfather, Getz.]]



* SpellBook - The titular Ultimate Book of Spells, or UBOS, obviously. Also of note, [[spoiler: Verne learns and is subsequently sworn to the secret that UBOS is in fact Cassie's famous grandfather transformed.]]
* SupportingProtagonist: Though Cassie is the overall lead, with much of the focus on the backstory and lore revolving her, her family, and her development, Verne is often treated as and comes off as the secret lead, especially early on when his AudienceSurrogate side is played up. He's the first of the trio we see when he are introduced to the school that he has just transferred to, and we follow his perspective as he meets everyone, including his soon to be best friends. He also has his own secret destiny that is connected to his roots as a descendant of Merlin and his magical specialization as a TechnoWizard (that the series sadly never gets around to elaborating on, past his temporary HeelFaceTurn and the aforementioned teases). Cassie takes the lead focus after a fashion once she's introduced and when Verne become more acclimated to his surrounding, but the show doesn't shy away from flipping the perspective back to him when it feels necessary.

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* SpellBook - The titular Ultimate Book of Spells, or UBOS, obviously. Also of note, [[spoiler: Verne learns and is subsequently sworn to the secret that UBOS is in fact Cassie's Cassy's famous grandfather grandfather, Getz, transformed.]]
* SupportingProtagonist: Though Cassie Cassy is the overall lead, with much of the focus on the backstory and lore revolving her, her family, and her development, Verne is often treated as and comes off as the secret lead, especially early on when his AudienceSurrogate side is played up. He's the first of the trio we see when he are introduced to the school that he has just transferred to, and we follow his perspective as he meets everyone, including his soon to be best friends. He also has his own secret destiny that is connected to his roots as a descendant of Merlin and his magical specialization as a TechnoWizard (that the series sadly never gets around to elaborating on, past his temporary HeelFaceTurn and the aforementioned teases). Cassie Cassy takes the lead focus after a fashion once she's introduced and when Verne become more acclimated to his surrounding, but the show doesn't shy away from flipping the perspective back to him when it feels necessary.



* {{Transflormation}}: Cassie undergoes this in one episode when hit by a spell that brings out her "witchwood" ancestry.

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* {{Transflormation}}: Cassie Cassy undergoes this in one episode when hit by a spell that brings out her "witchwood" ancestry.



* UnEqualRites: Cassie wants to be a sorceress, since witches get no respect.

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* UnEqualRites: Cassie Cassy wants to be a sorceress, since witches get no respect.


* AudienceSurrogate: Verne fills the this role in the show. As the resident "Mortie" who is enrolled in the school because of his latent gifts, Verne acts as the newcomer audience would act, and provides valid reasons for exposition, particularly early on.



%%* SpellBook - UBOS, obviously.
%%* TechnoWizard: Verne.

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%%* * SpellBook - The titular Ultimate Book of Spells, or UBOS, obviously.
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obviously. Also of note, [[spoiler: Verne learns and is subsequently sworn to the secret that UBOS is in fact Cassie's famous grandfather transformed.]]
* SupportingProtagonist: Though Cassie is the overall lead, with much of the focus on the backstory and lore revolving her, her family, and her development, Verne is often treated as and comes off as the secret lead, especially early on when his AudienceSurrogate side is played up. He's the first of the trio we see when he are introduced to the school that he has just transferred to, and we follow his perspective as he meets everyone, including his soon to be best friends. He also has his own secret destiny that is connected to his roots as a descendant of Merlin and his magical specialization as a TechnoWizard (that the series sadly never gets around to elaborating on, past his temporary HeelFaceTurn and the aforementioned teases). Cassie takes the lead focus after a fashion once she's introduced and when Verne become more acclimated to his surrounding, but the show doesn't shy away from flipping the perspective back to him when it feels necessary.
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TechnoWizard: Verne.When the show gets around to bringing up Verne's magical specialization, and up to that point, he had issues grasping even the basics, it is mentioned that he is this Trope. He generally doesn't get the chance to show this off too much in show, his time during his temporary HeelFaceTurn being a notable exception.


* RedheadedHero Verne is a much tamer example than most others who fall into the trope

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