Create a vortex to a different dimension, plane or world
Vortex Creation is the extremely powerful ability to create openings to other dimensions, planes, worlds, etc. It is similar to Portal Creation, however vortexes act as gravitational vacuums that can pull people in against their will. Beings with this power are immune to the pull of their own vortex.
- "I don't care why we're here or how we got here, I just wanna get home. I've got a life to live and decorations to hang, so where's the damn vortex?"
- —Piper to her sisters.[src]
In 1999, The Elders created a vortex which transported the sisters back in time to 1670s Virginia. The sisters quickly figured out that the Elders were responsible for sending them back in time and the only way that they were going to bring them back to the present, was if they saved their ancientor Melinda Warren. After they succeeded the time portal opens again and the sisters return to the present at the stroke of midnight.
- "The Seer tried to steal Phoebe from the penthouse."
- —Piper to Leo.[src]
In 2002, The Seer attempted to kidnap Phoebe using a vortex created in Cole's penthouse. The vortex was disguised has a door, which leaded into the underworld. As Phoebe opened the door she was sucked halfway through. However, Phoebe was saved after she hurt the Seer, forcing to release her. She was then pulled back into the apartment back Piper and Paige.
- " You should be aware that these vortexes suck their victims into pocket realms of alternate realities."
- —Chris to the sisters.[src]
Vortex Minions, as the name suggest, have the ability to create vortexes. They use these vortexes to suck their victims, mostly witches, into Purgatory. However, in rare cases, these vortexes can suck them into worlds fashioned according to the desires, wishes and dreams of the victim.
In 2003, Gith, a Vortex Minion, used this power to try and suck the Charmed Ones into worlds he created. He failed to do this. However, after he found out each sister's desire, he was able to use another form of this ability to automatically open one without them knowing it.