The Black Arts are a series of different kinds of forbidden Magic.
The Black Arts are forms of Magic that have the capacity to manipulate life. Not much is known about them, but it is said that a wizard using the Black Arts can bring forth calamity. Zeref Dragneel has been said to have used the Black Arts in order to make the world a dark place for years.
Known Black ArtsEdit
Ankhseram Black Magic: A form of Black Arts that involves killing.
Living Magic: A form of Black Arts that involves breathing life into an object.