Shifting Help and Methods

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SpellsFantasy  ► Dragon  ► Shifting Help and Methods
To help those who need help with shifting.
You will need the following items for this spell:

  • Yourself
  • Having done a spell to be a different thing/be a natural-born shapeshifter

Casting Instructions for 'Shifting Help and Methods'

There are a few types of shifts, to start off. Whilst others have their own sub-types, many have these four:
Fantasy, Phantom, Mental, and finally, the physical shift.

The Fantasy Shift is basically doing a spell, visualising the form you hope to have, or drawing it out. This is the easiest shift to accomplish.

The Phantom Shift is a bit harder, it's feeling like you have the limbs/wings/horns, ect when you don't yet. It can be done by telling yourself 'I have a [Part]' over and over again until you can feel it and move it. Easy to accomplish, hard to master.

The Mental Shift is one of the harder shifts. You put yourself in the mind of the animal, forgetting human thoughts and letting go of human impulses and take on the animal, and only the animal. Don't look at the animal, look THROUGH the animal. This is a slightly dangerous shift, as you can loose your human mind in it. Even in a strong M-shift, you may still have some (very few) human thoughts, maybe a word or two at a time.

The Physical Shift is the hardest of the shifts. By the time most people could physically shift, a few do not believe they can do it, but it WILL! NEVER focus on the thought that it's not real, focus on the fact that it is! It's never been documented because, geez, would you want someone filming you while you shift? Probably not.
To do this shift, you need an M-shift first, and then slowly visualise your body changing, growing, shrinking, whatever you need to do. After a while, you will feel it. For your first shift, go slow. Once you get your whole body done, visualise yourself opening your eyes but DON'T ACTAULLY OPEN THEM! Change them in your visualisation, then open your eyes. If you've shifted, be sure to shift back, because if you're in your form the first time for longer than 30mins, you could never return! To shift back, just imagine from the animal to human, which should be easier.

If you get to the part where you can physically shift, please message me and I can help you get your own method or finding which one works best for you and your animal.

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Added to on Nov 09, 2014
Last edited on Apr 30, 2018
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Comments


What if i desire to become a human demi-draconic?

Jan 29, 2019
Then prepare to get your desire crushed because you cannot become anything besides human despite how much you may believe the contrary. If you understood what real magick is and what at capable of you wouldn't be waisting your time with this nonsense.

Feb 25, 2019
ok Nekoshema thats a bit harsh cool it aight people have different beliefs to whats possible just like people have different beliefs of gods and goddesses and religions, no need to force your own on someone just because you dont believe in it.

Feb 28, 2019
Myeesha hale thank you so much

Mar 01, 2019
Would you say the same thing to a scientist who tell you the earth is round. "Just calm down, they believe it's flat and that's all that matters" I'm trying to explain magick has limits to help people and while I might come off harsh at times, try repeating a fact 50 times a day every day to people who go "but I believe!" Belief is fine, but when you're using it as a shield to hide your ignorance it's gone too far.

Mar 02, 2019
She is not, she is stating a fact. Magic cannot make you transform into anything.

Mar 04, 2019
HOW MANT TIMES DO I HAVE TO SAY THIS. shapeshifting is not magick, you have to be born able to shift. There are wolf shifters tiger shifters and all but it?s nothing to do with magick. Shifters cannot get bigger or smaller, so when you see someone for example that?s shifted into a wolf it would be an odd sized wolf.

Mar 09, 2019
You can say it as many times as you wish, Nonstop, but that doesn't make it correct. If you want to believe in shapeshifting, that's fine, I suppose, but there's no reason to spread that misinformation, nor is there any reason to be hostile with people who are simply stating facts.

Mar 10, 2019
ok, I have shifted I know it is real, you can belive what you want but I know it exists I?ve done it.

Jan 01, 2020
I can take tadashi on a fight guys

Jan 01, 2020
nekoshema, sorry to break you, but you can't become human as well, you are a title-less creature, no matter how comfy you are with the human title, data is not real becuz is not physical and therefore humans are not real

Jan 02, 2020
That's not really relevant to this discussion, animalboy. You're trying to bring speculation into a conversation about what's scientifically proven. Debating about whether the label of human exists has nothing to do with shapeshifting not being possible. Furthermore, just because data has no physical form doesn't negate what data says about the universe. Data is something people use in order to understand the world around us.

Unfortunately, (Im not trying to anger anyone) magic cannot create such drastic changes on the physical plane.

Mar 01, 2019
Thank you for speaking sense my friend.

Apr 05, 2019
Just to let you know, people can and have shifted before. Nekoshema and others against it, I understand your point of view; but I also understand that others have the sheer will and desire to become a Shifter. Please respect the wishes of others and if you feel the absolute need to point out ' This doesn't work', then please do it in a nice but discrete manner, so the dreams of others are not crushed. Thanks, TheSmallFox.

Apr 30, 2019
Thank you TheSmallFox. Scrolling through recent spells, I have become sad from all the people discriminating against others spells. We all have different belief's. And I believe we should respect that. Magick only goes as far as belief, intent, etc. Shifting isn't a part of Magick. Like being an Empath isn't apart of Magick, you are born one. They are different kinds. I don't know. But people like you help others. Thank you! -Dimka

May 01, 2019
TheSmallFox,Dimka, while I understand being upset, I don't think this is comparable to religious toleration and freedom of belief. (As someone who has experienced prejudice to the point of being harassed and singled out by authorities, I can't see the relation.) The basis of not discriminating based on belief is that belief is neither provable nor falsifiable. Believing in the Christian god, for example, is a religious belief because it's based on faith. Shapeshifting, on the other hand, is scientifically falsifiable, and therefore can't be classed as a spiritual belief. In addition, it seems pretty helpful that people are willing to point out which spells don't work. It saves beginners from wasting their time, and ultimately will lead to less disappointment.

Jan 01, 2020
asbeyen is right, our bodies are too big to accept drastic changes, to shape-shift into animals you need to first slowly change your body into a creature capable of doing so, is a long process

I have shifted before I knew any of this spell stuff and I was 3-4 yrs old

May 26, 2019
Now 14 yrs old

Jun 12, 2019
So you can shapeshift

Jun 12, 2019
No, you can't. This site doesn't allow roleplaying, magick is a natural energy that cannot contradict natural law. You are human, humans cannot physically shapeshift therefore this spell is fake.

Jun 22, 2019
OKAY, STOP. You know what? If magic doesn't defy nature and shifting isn't real, then why do we call it magic and not science? Because if you ask me, you seem to be linking some very strange and intriguing things that don't quit add up.

Jun 23, 2019
historically magick and science were the same thing. anything that wasn't known was considered "magic" by ancient man. over time the two coexisted in the form on alchemy, and eventually diverged into the two separate paths we know today. many practitioners are in the medical or scientific fields, and believe science will catch up to magick one day, but right now they are two separate things. [look up hypertricosis and porphyria, they're most likely the reason people believe in werewolves and vampires] magick is a natural, neutral energy, when you cast a spell you are tapping into that energy and directing it on a path [giving it a charge in the process] to bring a desired change to you. this energy then effects the energy surrounding the situation and effects it to vibrate at a similar level so you get the desired outcome you cast for. it does not effect the physical, or create instant, dramatic changes. those are a work of fiction, not reality.

Jan 01, 2020
nekoshima is saying fierce can't as if nekoshima would have seen fierce's life, nekoshima, you're too attached to your fact (that looks like a belief to me) that you aren't seeing you're trapped believing your knowledge is real when is just data, sorry, but humans aren't real, the only real thing is energy and matter

Jan 01, 2020
animalboy7, couple things, 1 you're trying to sound philosophical but you come across as deep as a fortune cookie. 2. humans are matter [a physical substance separate from mind a spirit] 3. facts and beliefs are different. i believe in magick which facts can't back up [in fact, there's probably more science disproving it and yet i still believe in it because i've experienced it] 4. while you should have a solid footing in your faith, you shouldn't be a blind follower. you should keep an open mind and be willing to hear others. and before you say "but you argue your belief" i'm arguing facts, which are proven by studies, not feelings. 5. i've discovered through years of practice that magick on the physical works differently than magick on other planes. you can shapeshift on other planes of existence, but the physical is limited by natural law. my belief in other planes of existence are not proven by science, and not all Pagans believe in them, but that's their choice to do so. 6. it's Nekoshema with an "e", not an "i" [it's petty, i know, but you repeated my name several times and didn't bother to scroll up to confirm it was spelled correctly.]

I'm just going to say this, I don't know what to believe anymore. I truly believe that some people are gifted enough to shift while others aren't. Sure you can tell people that they're unable to do it and not to waste their time on it, but you can't tell people who've done it before that it's impossible. You aren't them. Flying is supposed to be impossible, but yet how did I do it when I was young? (I was awake, mind you, not dreaming)

Jul 27, 2019
it's a fact of magick, that's why we can tell people it won't happen, magick doesn't contradict nature. you cannot physically transform naturally, therefore you cannot physically transform magickally. as for your claims when you were a child you could fly, here's the problem with memory, humans are terrible at it. you will remember small details [example, you remember playing with a red ball] but when asked to remember more [where did you get that red ball] your mind doesn't keep it as vital information, so it just fills in the blanks with logical guesses [probably mom since she worked from home] so you only remember snippets and not whole events. our memory also changes with age, the way our minds develop we don't start having long term memories until we are about 2, and the older we get, the more memories become foggy and we begin to forget and fill in the blanks. i have this incredibly vivid memory of lying in my bed and it began to fly around my bedroom, but i know this was a reoccurring dream because that isn't possible, and the vivid bed flying dream would always be in my 3-4 year old self's bedroom [i moved a lot] i can still visualize this very accurately as an adult, but i know for certain it was a dream. as for your flying but it was real, it could of been astral projection, where your astral self can float/fly around your room.

Oct 15, 2019
shapeshifters are a type of race, just like angles, demons, vampires, and other things of the likes, there for you can't just become these things you have to be born as one of them. i know because i was was born a warlock which is a hybrid between a demon and a human.

Jan 01, 2020
you don't know what to believe? believe in what you can do, you can find it in the physical plane, people tell you what is possible or impossible for them, not for you, but beware, don't believe in what you can't do, trying to do something outside of what's possible for you leads you to dissapointment, or like einstein said, "what you think you can or can't, you'll be right", that includes that you can't the ones you think you can't, your intuition tells you what you can or can't do

Okay to everyone that is saying magick can't contradict nature the what is black magick to all of you and for the record I'm a full warlock by blood and I have transformed before but it took a lot of my power to do so

Sep 30, 2019
well firstly, i've never met any real pagan who goes by "warlock" as it translates to "oath breaker" and is seen as an insult in the community. [i also don't believe your shapeshifting claims, but ignoring that] magick is intention, not colour. "black magick" would spell relying on conjuring negative energy. that said, not every spell is 100% positive or negative, which is why a pure "black magick" spell [like a curse] wouldnn't fall neatly into one or the other. you could curse someone [black magick] who killed a loved one, or cast a love spell [white magick] but you cast it over someone who has a partner. you could argue these are good and bad, black and white, positive and negative at the same time. magick is intention, not colour.

Oct 01, 2019
Yes you are right about that but I was not going by color there black magick is just a word and I'm not a pagan magick user not all magick is pagan and if you want to do the whole colour thing in magick love spells are really just red spells white magick is more inline with healing spells

Oct 01, 2019
And also druids and dryads are know for shapshifting and before you say that they are born that way there not they are just humans who have been guided by mother nature and given the ability to do so

Oct 02, 2019
I've never met a real magick user who goes by warlock to be honest, but I've heard arguments of reclaiming it in the community so I guess go ahead. I'm more confused by the rest of your claims. It's confusing to me that in your first comment you implied that magick can contradict nature and then said that Druids and dryads can shapeshift because of nature. Also since when are people who practice Druidry known for shapeshifting? I've talked to plenty of Druids in my time in the Pagan and witchcraft community and shapeshifting isn't really part of the path. A dryad is a tree nymph, so I'm not sure why they were brought up. Some people believe they exist as spirits, but they aren't physical nor are they human as you claimed. There are people who shift on the astral plane and that's a completely legitimate practice, but physical transformation does not exist. Magick and nature work together.

Oct 02, 2019
Some choose to identify types of spell casting with its colour correspondence such as "red magick" instead of "love spells" however Real Magic is not spells, it is an energy. This energy has no charge and no colour, it is like the air, just floating around, affecting our lives in small and large ways. Magic is Magic, it does not belong to one group. Pagan Magic is Druid Magic, as well as Folk, Vodou, Heathen, Kemetic, and any other path. There are tales of people shapeshifting, however, there is zero evidence to support these myths. We have knowledge of Magic and its physical plane limitations, we have proven this, physical shapeshifting is not possible. You can mentally and spiritually shapeshift, you can transform in any way except physically because Magic is an energy that only affects energy. On a side, it was mentioned above but I have never met a single practicing witch that goes by "warlock" even in the reclaiming sense it is more common for Mage or even Wizard, and I was raised by witches. So if you are truly calling yourself a warlock I am highly skeptical of your claims, for if this is true, you would be the first "real witch" that I have met who goes by "oath breaker".

Oct 03, 2019
Okay yes every thing you all stayed is true and again I'm not pagan and as for druids there are other kinds of them and yes some are human like the ones who practice a lot of nature magick and yes it has not been recorded in the magickal community mostly cuz most transform magick is for other things that don't change a person but an object and like I said did change once but it used a lot of power and you can't transform in to anything that is more powerful that you so things like dragon transformation spells no you can't do that and yes it may sound confusing to some but I changed into a wolf as it's my spirit animal and was the easiest form I could go into and still it took a large amount of power from me

Oct 03, 2019
anyone can say anything. i could say i'm a purple bunny and by your argument, you would have to believe me no questions asked. our argument is "no you can't, and here's the evidence" do you understand the difference? you're claiming you're doing something that goes against nature, magick, and science. if you were talking about something spiritual, like "on my path, i feel yellow works for healing" that is a personal connection and open to personal interpretation. as for "i'm druid not pagan" "Paganism" is the umbrella term all religions that are not Judaism, Christianity, or Islam fall under. [so technically Wiccans, Buddhist, Hindus, and Druids are all Pagan] you can go with the term "druid" and that's fine. it's the old "all wiccans are witches, but not all witches are wiccan" fallacy.

Jan 01, 2020
any1 can say anything?, nekoshima? yes, people say they are human, but they're not right, they are just energy creatures in form of humans, "human" society is just culture, humans are not real, they are just a title people are comfy feeling they are

Jan 01, 2020
don't bring philosophy to a science fight, animalboy7. magick is energy, it affects energy, it doesn't create physical change. it can influence natural physical change, but it doesn't contradict nature because it has limitations on the physical plane. if this was any other plane of existence, i would say you can shapeshift, because magick works differently. but we aren't on another plane, we're in the physical, and the fact of the matter is you cannot physically shapeshift.

Also will you all drop the warlock comments for crying out loud you people keep saying that and wizards and mages are different from witches

Oct 03, 2019
they're not, they're just titles. it means the exact same thing, they're just more comfortable using "Mage" over "Witch" or "Wizard". it will take a lot to get the community to come around to "warlock" since for decades it has been seen as a negative term, similar to "fluffy bunny" or "fluff" it's a slang term in the community to use against people who are pretending to be a witch because they think it's cool, and not because they are following a spiritual path.

Jan 01, 2020
they're titles, i use the titles gamer and shape shifter to describe myself, and i even use shape shifter instead of the human title most people are comfy with to describe me, it makes me happy

Can u people stop arguing?! I don't even think Magick is even supposed to make any sense. You might as well just call it science if you try to put stuff on it. Let people be people. We have beliefs. Saying we shouldn't believe something is like telling someone they can't have their religion and need to switch to another one. Life is life, people, get over it.

Dec 04, 2019
1. the conversation ended over a month ago. 2. nobody said you can't believe, they are stating a fact, and it is up to you to do with it as you please. 3. if you don't think magick is supposed to make sense, that's fine [look into chaos magick] however, it does have rules and limitations on our physical plane of existence. these are just facts of magick. what you choose to do with the information is up to you. 4. stating facts is not the same as saying you can't follow a specific religion. if you believe in mental or astral shapeshifting these things take place on other planes of existence and nobody can prove or disprove the validity of these things, claiming you can do so physically is another matter because we actually know you can't do this, it's not a belief, it is a fact which ar two different things.

I too believe in shape shifting but it's really impossible. Why?? Because only shamanic people can shape shift or maybe some old hidden people tribs too but they never gonna share there shape shifting magic to you and they will protect this secret until they die. They dont have any magical scroll or magic book so you can't stole from them too, they have there knowledge in their mind and they pass this knowledge only to their generation who is really capable of it. And mastering them is not easy normal people can't even think about it they spend their whole life practising in cold mountains of Himalaya with half/full naked body.

Dec 07, 2019
So if you still want to became werewolf, werebeast, weretiger etc try shape shifting in astral maybe that will help you to satisfy yourself.

Dec 13, 2019
Shape shifting is not physically possible. Those who are claiming it is are outright lying. Unless they have undeniable evidence, like raw video footage, that they have performed such a supernatural feat, nobody, and I mean, nobody will believe you.

It's childish to assume that because "shamans can shape shift so it must be true". Shamanic traditions all over the world have many bold claims like this. Just because they say they did doesn't mean they actually did, and not in the sense that you think. Shape shifting to them was a very spiritual, sacred practice that involved many meditative practices and sometimes involed the consumption of hallucinogens.

Shamanism, paganism, and everything of the like, is a primitive form of philosophy and understanding of the human psyche as they saw it before modern science. It has nothing to do with magical powers or abilities. It's about understanding the world as one may have understood it many years ago and applying it to our current understanding.

As far as anyone is concerned. You. Will. Never. Shape. Shift. Ever.

Dec 27, 2019
I've never shapeshifted,but I sort of levitated a few times...so I wouldn't be surprised if it's possible. I've seen magical creatures as well,and anyone who says physical change or DNA rewriting is impossible is probably talking about themselves.

Dec 28, 2019
1. roleplaying is against site rules, you cannot physically levitate [outside of magic tricks like Criss Angel] 2. people who explain the limitations of magick do so, not because it "didn't work for them" but because we've studied for a long time and wish to pass on what we've learned. physical transformation doesn't work because it contradicts how magick works on the physical plane. look into astral projection.

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